A guide to Brisbane’s most popular new Precinct; Gasworks Plaza

The Gasworks Precinct is officially Brisbane’s hottest new area for residents and businesses alike. For those who like to be ahead of the curb when it comes to trendy upmarket living and dining, Gasworks Brisbane is the place to be. With new developments opening every day this relaxed riverside location is attracting more and more newcomers and for good reason. This exciting new community offers the very best of high-end services and products and a great opportunity to enjoy the comfort and conveniences of luxury inner city living.

Gasworks Precinct Cafés

The Gasworks Precinct includes a growing number of cafes selling high-quality coffee and enticing food options providing you with a great number of places to enjoy a quiet coffee, catch up with friends or grab something delicious on the go.

Kivahan Coffee is a spacious contemporary café that focuses on freshly roasted organic coffee. This café is all about providing customers with the very best organic and ethically grown coffee from around the world.

Another coffee option at Gasworks Plaza is the Brisbane institution, Campos Coffee. This café is a coffee lovers heaven where you should expect nothing but the best.

If you feel like treating yourself, Australia’s favourite chocolate bar, Max Brenner have also set up shop at the Gasworks Precinct and Gasworks regulars couldn’t be happier. After all, what could be better than coffee and chocolate?

Finally, while not technically a café, ‘Breads by the Standard Market Company’ is the perfect place to drop by if you are looking to pick up a quick breakfast or lunch on the go. Who wouldn’t fall in love with the taste of freshly baked goods hand made in store everyday? Select from an incredible range of artisanal bread, croissants and danishes and amazing delicious hot pastries and pies.

Gasworks Plaza Restaurants

Gasworks is positively brimming with restaurants selling a diverse range of delicious cuisines for any occasion.

Hatch & Co is a beautiful open plan space with alfresco dining options and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The menu consists of rustic home-style dishes made with fresh ingredients and local produce. As an added bonus, this restaurant overlooks the iconic Gasworks Gasometer.

Reef Seafood and Sushi Brisbane is hailed as one of the best sushi restaurants in Brisban. This Gasworks favourite offers a range of traditional sushi and fresh sashimi. You can also pick up some other seafood options such as grilled salmon, crumbed snapper calamari and all your other fish and chip favourites.

An amazing contemporary twist in traditional Asian cuisine, Peng You is a modern Chinese restaurant that offers customers a truly unique dining experience. This restaurant has a warm and welcoming energy and is buzzing almost every night with fun social vibes, particularly on weekends thanks to it’s fun and affordable cocktail menu.

Buzz Bistro is a warm and welcoming environment. This encourages customers to Relax and feel at home while they indulge in artisan Neapolitan-style pizza best complimented by a glass of fine wine.

Luxury Living Residential Options Near the Gasworks Precinct

Newstead is Brisbane’s fastest growing apartment development area. These current and up and coming residential opportunities offer residents easy access to an ever-increasing number of upmarket dining and retail opportunities as well as plenty of stunningly designed parklands, river walks, and open green spaces within close proximity to the CBD.

Property giants Mirvac’s ‘Waterfront’ project is a residential project that will continue over the next 10 years. It is made up of seven precincts, Pier, Park, Unison, Evelyn, Sky, Shore and Lake.

So far Waterfront’s finished residential apartment precincts, ‘Pier’ and ‘Park’ are a fantastic demonstration of the diverse living opportunities that await those who choose to jump on the bandwagon and make the move to the happening Newstead area.

The next step of Mirvac’s Waterfront Newstead ‘masterplan’ is ‘Unison’ which sits directly opposite Gasworks Plaza and boasts the perfect inner city living experience. These apartments are currently open for inspection. If the other complexes are anything to go by, and you are looking to live or invest in Newstead, you might want to move fast.

Not to be out done, award-winning designer Tom Dooley has also developed a luxury residential project directly adjacent to Gasworks precinct. ‘Skyring Gasworks Newstead’ sold out of all 263 apartments with five months of the projects launch.

Future Residential Opportunities at Gasworks Brisbane

Mirac’s Waterfront project has had plenty of success but they are far from finished. The next step in the ‘masterplan’ is a dual tower residential development known as ‘Evelyn’. If you missed out on getting your foot in the door an apartment in one of the other ‘Waterfront’ complexes keep an ear to the ground for news about this exciting new development.

Thanks to the popularity of his first Gasworks Residential Project, Tom Dooley already has a new residential property development underway at the very heart of the Gasworks Precinct to be called Gasworks Residences.

This residential development will consist of 182 luxurious apartments across 15 storeys. Every apartment will be contemporary and spacious in design and include a large wrap around balcony. These residential apartments are given an extra touch of luxury thanks to its resort style extra features a world-class gymnasium and barbeque facilities not to mention a heated infinity pool that looks out onto river and city views.

Nearby Attractions to the Gasworks Precinct

Open of the greatest things about living in the Gasworks Precinct and surrounding areas is its convenient location. Considering this area’s proximity to the valley and CBD, it is no surprise this area is taking off.

James Street

The very popular retail and lifestyle precinct that is James Street is just a stone’s throw away from it’s up and coming neighbour Gasworks. This trendy and ever stylish precinct features over 130 speciality stores. This includes a number of Brisbane’s most prominent designers as well as a number of fantastic restaurants and cafes.

Brisbane Powerhouse

Also within very close distance of the Gasworks Precinct is beautifully repurposed old Powerhouse, now the hub of culture and entertainment in Brisbane. Every day the Powerhouse hosts a variety of plays, concerts, visual art exhibitions, and other creative performances. There is always something to entertain and inspire on at the Brisbane Powerhouse.