TOOWONG At A Glance
A bustling, youthful pocket on the west side, Toowong is known for its institutional pubs and character-rich cafés. With a genuine Queensland charm and hard-to-beat suburban shopping culture, Toowong supports an energetic lifestyle and has easy access to the thriving inner city.
Toowong’s impressive café and pub culture and iconic Queensland architecture.
The Corner Store is a clear favourite for contemporary brunch plates, great coffee and inherently cool vibes.
In 1965, two women chained themselves to the Regatta Hotel bar to protest against Queensland’s public bars only being open to men.
Bordered by the Brisbane River to one side, and picturesque Mt Coot-tha to the other, Toowong is a lush green suburban haven. With community gardens and extensive recreational facilities, the area oozes a welcoming yet bustling vibe that keeps its locals loyal.
Loved by the community for its convenient proximity to the inner city, Toowong offers a plethora of lifestyle amenities, such as iconic pubs, boutique cafés, impressively renovated Queenslanders, and fashion houses to suit a diverse crowd.
High Street and Sherwood Road are home to Toowong Village, and serve as the key arterial connections to the area. Step away from this bustling centre and you will find charming tree-ined streets and quiet suburban areas with traditional homes.
For the exercise inclined, Toowong’s walking, running and cycling paths offer a riverside commute to Brisbane’s CBD or outer western suburbs. On weekends, locals take to the riverside tracks or one of the many public green spaces to indulge in a multitude of recreational activities, including picnics and barbeques.
With convenient access to the inner city, highly sought-after schools and universities, and generous recreational facilities, it is easy to see why Toowong is popular amongst students, professionals and young families.
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Toowong Village offers a vast variety of food markets, fashion stores and boutiques. For a touch of high-end fashion, popular Indooroopilly Shopping Centre is close at hand.
From its challenging hill climbs to its more relaxed picnic spots and lush green botanic gardens, Mt Coot-tha offers an escape from the daily grind, just minutes from Toowong.
Trains, buses and CityCat ferries service the area. With a multitude of running and bike paths, Toowong is all about convenience and accessibility.
When it comes to property, Toowong has heritage-listed properties, refurbished workers’ cottages and large Queenslander homes with generous verandas and landscaped gardens, alongside apartment buildings.