If you love discovering something a little different and eclectic when you’re shopping, Ipswich’s Top of Town fits the bill. This historical stretch of Brisbane Street bordered by Ellenborough and Waghorn Streets, has cafés, restaurants, vintage stores, clothing boutiques, a luxury massage/spa, homewares and collectibles on offer. You’ll be impressed by the original shop façades and heritage buildings such as the Old Flour Mill Building, designed by renowned architect George Brockwell Gill, and now a retail centre.
For sustenance, choose from Rafter & Rose Café, Nourish, Deann’s Coffee House, Cactus Espresso Bar, or Fourthchild Café and Restaurant. Pumpyard Bar & Brewery at 88 Limestone Street is the local place to be with its funky industrial décor and onsite-brewed craft beers.
Fashionistas will be obsessed with Obsession Shoes, which carries overseas cult brands, while Diamond Dames has custom-made and limited edition retro frocks and accessories. Other specialty shops are Daily Planet comics, C.J. Vogler & Son – a hobby and model store which opened in 1877 – and stylish kitchen and homeware store, Gemütlich.
WHY ISN’T THE GOOD ACCESS BADGE TURNED ON?
Some listings are here because we think they’re pretty cool and you should know about them! And some, we just haven’t quite got enough info to make the ‘Good Access’ call yet.. so to answer the question, a business could be listed on our site if:
A. The business indicates they have some accessible facilities, but we haven’t quite gotten around to chatting through the details, stay tuned! If you’ve been here, leave a review and let us know about your experience!
B. We have spoken to their team.. the facilities aren’t quite what we’d call accessible BUT we’ve provided you with ‘good to know’ tips in case you’re keen to give it a go anyway!
FACILITIES FOUND HERE
- Family Friendly
- Food and Refreshments