HAWTHORNE At A Glance
With its picture-book homes, backyard barbeques and weekend sports, Hawthorne likes to keep things on the quiet, which is just the way families like it. Bordering the Brisbane River and moments from thriving inner-city neighbourhoods, Hawthorne capitalises on its location without compromising its serene surrounds.
Its leafy welcoming streets, generous parklands and bustling café culture.
To avoid traffic congestion, make the most of this well-connected suburb by travelling by boat or bus.
The historical Hawthorne Cinema built in the 1940s lays claim to Brisbane’s largest theatre screen.
Whilst sometimes overshadowed by its better-known neighbours, Hawthorne is a riverside gem offering a wholesome lifestyle and a lush green environment. A walkable suburb, Hawthorne oozes old-world charm, with heritage buildings nestled on tree-lined streets.
Bordered by the Brisbane River, Hawthorne sits in good company – neighbours Bulimba, New Farm and Teneriffe are some of the most sought-after areas of inner Brisbane. Families also have their eye on the generous parklands such as the waterside Hardcastle Park, which boasts picturesque views across to Teneriffe and New Farm.
Hawthorne Road serves as the suburb’s main thoroughfare, and is home to an eclectic mix of cafés, eateries, boutiques and gourmet food stores. Adding to the village charm is the historical Hawthorne Cinema, a classic theatre with a large traditional auditorium claiming the biggest cinema screen in Brisbane.
Home to the local Morningside Panthers Football Club, the Jack Esplen Oval and Hawthorne Park draw regular crowds. The on-site bistro serves hearty meals and cold brews while picnickers take advantage of the green and peaceful surroundings.
Hawthorne boasts picturesque river views across to leafy New Farm, with locals making the most of neighbouring Bulimba’s Oxford Street.
THE HAWTHORNE CINEMA
This classic cinema was built in the 1940s and is home to three theatres, one of which is claimed to have the biggest screen in Brisbane.
Hawthorne is well connected to the best of Brisbane by bus, train or ferry.
Hawthorne has an enviable selection of refurbished traditional Queenslander homes and colonial cottages. Modern homes and townhouses attract the low-maintenance types who are seeking a simple life in a suburban setting.