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Things to do in New Brighton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
“This cafe is a 2 min walk and on the way to the beach. Great coffee, delicious, healthy food and on Friday nights they do pizza from 5pm. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Every Tuesday 8am til 11am. Great for breakfast, fresh fruit and veg, and other yummy stuff. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Major supermarket chain. Everything you could need in the way of groceries with a great selection to choose from. Competitive prices.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Great place to beat the crowds with Ocean views and summer breeze. Best Thai in the area.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Great Japanese Cuisine and excellent coffee. I would recommend for a quick lunch or early dinner.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“The local Tavern which offers good value meals and the usual sports entertainment and an occasional karaoke night.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our new local Mexican joint. Owned by the same folk of Fleet, go there on a balmy night for great margaritas and amazing food!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“3-4 minutes drive away. Not busy. Can walk, or ride a bike at low tide, for miles. Great for night fires.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“Whale watching over winter or dive and snorkel out at Julian rocks over the warmer months. Highly recommend this experience!! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Our local general store, just 500m away services all your short term needs for food and general items. Sells bait, basic fishing gear and takeaway alcohol. Operates an Australia Post outlet and a news agency. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Coles,Bottle shop,Pizza, Sushi bar, $2 shop,chemist,newsagent,gym,Target,doctor, hairdresser,clothing.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Lovely people running small group river tours which are fun and informative. Includes Light refreshments.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“A must visit fish cafe next to the wharf where fishing boats operate. 2 minutes drive. Great to view the visiting boats.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Japanese Restaurant
“Great Japanese Cuisine and excellent coffee. I would recommend for a quick lunch or early dinner.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our new local Mexican joint. Owned by the same folk of Fleet, go there on a balmy night for great margaritas and amazing food!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cheap and cheerful, great food, atmoshpere and the best $11 Margaritas on the planet!”
  • 1 local recommends
Pizza Place
“They employ local youth and train them in customer service and food handling.”
  • 1 local recommends

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