Stay tuned for details on Regional Flavours 2020.
It’s time to talk logistics – how to get to Regional Flavours, where to park, public transport, hotel options, disabled access and more. And the best part is that we’ve done all of the hard work for you! Have a stress-free, smooth and fun-filled foodie weekend with a helping hand from the comprehensive guide below.
Stay tuned for details on Regional Flavours 2020.
Planning your trip to this year’s Regional Flavours? Arrive right on the Parklands’ doorstep with South Bank’s Little Stanley Street Car Park. The underground car park is open to the public 7 days a week from 5am – 1am, with over 800 spaces available. This includes eight bays with disabled access.
Entry to the car park is accessible via Tribune and Glenelg Streets, with lifts and stairs to the Parklands at the north and south entrances. Please note that a height limit of 2.1 metres is enforced.
There are several ways to access South Bank by public transport – bus, train or CityCat. For fare information and to plan your trip, please head to Translink’s website.
Keen to be the first cab off the rank at this year’s Regional Flavours? Forget worrying about parking (and that dreaded post-feast walk to the car) – taxi ranks are located throughout South Bank for easy drop-off and pick-up services. You can find them on Little Stanley Street, Grey Street and Sidon Street.
Work off those cheeky third helpings early by walking or cycling to Regional Flavours! South Bank is just a 15-20 minute walk from the Brisbane CBD, with foot and cycle access available via the Victoria Bridge, Clem Jones Promenade, and Goodwill Bridge.
For cyclists, bike racks are provided at the Clem Jones Promenade, the Central Cafes, and Grey Street (outside the South Bank Cineplex) – just don’t forget to wear looser active gear!
South Bank is proud to be an accessible precinct for all visitors. Key accessibility information is below – if you have any questions, please contact the South Bank Visitor Information and Booking Centre on 07 3029 1797.
South Bank’s underground car park (located on Little Stanley Street) has several disabled parking bays, which are conveniently located near the car park lifts at the northern and southern ends of level B1.
Bathrooms and showers
Standard disabled bathrooms are located at the South Bank Piazza and Stanley Street Plaza, while a specially designed disabled bathroom that includes a shower, ceiling hoist and a change table/shower trolley is located behind the Central Cafes. Please note that to use the ceiling hoist in this bathroom, you will need to bring your own sling with loop attachments. The key for the ceiling hoist can be collected from the South Bank Visitor Information and Booking Centre, which is located in Stanley Street Plaza. A map of these locations can be found on the South Bank website.
Wheelchair and stroller hire
Wheelchairs and strollers are both available for hire from the South Bank Visitor Information and Booking Centre. As well as standard wheelchairs, we also have a purpose-built pool wheelchair and a purpose-built beach wheelchair available. Standard wheelchair and stroller hire fees are $7 for a half a day (up to four hours), $14 a full day (four hours and over, until 5:00pm) and $20 for overnight (up to 24 hours). The pool wheelchair and beach wheelchair are free to use and can be hired for a maximum of two hours only. When hiring all wheelchairs (including the pool and beach wheelchairs) you must present photo ID and leave a $50 deposit which will be refunded when you return the wheelchair. When hiring a stroller, you must present photo ID and leave a $20 deposit which will be refunded when you return the stroller.
Whether you’re visiting from out of town or simply trying to limit your post-feasting travel, South Bank’s surrounds are home to an impressive array of hotels, hostels, and luxury apartments. Your room for Regional Flavours is ready to book – find the spot to suit your budget here!
The bustling hub of Queensland’s capital is home to an assortment of stores and sightseeing locations. Shoppers will find their haven among the crowds at Queen Street Mall, while happy snappers can find picture perfect spots at Eagle Street Pier, Roma Street Parklands, and the City Botanic Gardens. From most locations in the CBD, you can reach Regional Flavours in a quick 15-20 minute walk across the Go Between or Victoria Bridge. Stay at: Brisbane Marriott Hotel.
Why waste time travelling when you could be feasting instead? Stay just steps away from this year’s Regional Flavours with our list of South Bank hotels. Located across the river from Brisbane’s CBD, South Bank offers fabulous city views and a long list of dining options. The Parklands are also home to Brisbane’s very own man-made beach, an island-themed escape in the bustling urban centre. Stay at: Rydges, Mantra, Emporium Hotel South Bank, Menso at Southbank or Novotel South Bank,
Had your fill of market stall goodies? Regional Flavours is surrounded by South Bank’s impressive list of dining destinations.
For those craving a sit-down meal, South Bank’s River Quay is home to a group of fine dining venues. After a day of exploring, kick up your feet at Stokehouse Q, Aquitaine Brasserie, Popolo Italian Kitchen & Bar, The Jetty, or River Quay Fish.
Haven’t finished sightseeing (or taste-testing)? You’ll find dozens of restaurants, cafes and bars along Little Stanley Street and Grey Street, with spots to suit all tastes and budgets.
Don’t fret if you’re too tired to explore, either! South Bank’s Parklands are home to a host of eateries and bars. Just across from Streets Beach, visitors can wander the cobbled pathways of Stanley Street Plaza for a bite to eat. For diners on the move, the Parklands’ Central Cafes offer a variety of takeaway meals and snacks.
For more details on South Bank’s restaurants, cafes, and bars, visit the official South Bank website.
For all those other essential needs throughout your day, check out the information below.
Big or small, all appetites are welcome at Regional Flavours! The South Bank Parklands offer facilities and services for parents and their little ones.
Parenting rooms can be located in the Allgas Building in Stanley Street Plaza (with a microwave and change table) and next to Cactus Republic in Stanley Street Plaza (with a change table).
Checking out a show on the Regional Flavours Main Stage? Pram parking is provided for your convenience. Follow the sign upon arrival for more details!
For extra essentials (like nappies or wipes), you’ll find a Woolworths in the Southpoint precinct on Grey Street.
Your furry friends are free to join the fun at Regional Flavours, too! However, to ensure the safety of your dogs, yourself, and all visitors to Regional Flavours, the following rules must be adhered to:
Toilets and bathroom facilities can be located at:
For assistance in locating these facilities, check out South Bank’s map.
Forgot to bring some cash along? No problem! ATMs at South Bank include a Westpac ATM on Grey Street (under the Southpoint building), a Commonwealth Bank ATM on the corner of Grey and Glenelg Streets, and a Bank of Queensland ATM next to Cowch on Grey Street.