Situated in Upper Mount Gravatt, Queensland, the Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre, fondly called Garden City by locals, is one of the more popular shopping centres this side of Brisbane. With the Garden City’s latest expansion in 2014 worth around $400 million, it is now more bustling and diverse as ever—with over 430 specialty shops and services, restaurants, and cafes.
Department store giants Myer and Target have likewise joined Kmart, David Jones, and Big W in Garden City. Aside from the wide array of shopping choices Westfield has to offer, it also features the Megaplex cinema and Brisbane City Council Public Library.
Dining in Westfield Garden City
According to hatchandco.com.au, the restaurants in Garden City make it a foodie haven with its more than 70 dining options. It features classic Australian, American, pub grub, a slew of Asian eateries, European, and Italian among many others. Fancy yourself awesome ambience to go along with your food? Look no further than the new Town Square dining precinct, which features a host of cafes, restaurants, and bars in a lush, tropical setting complete with various foliage and a huge pool network.
In addition to the various Garden City restaurants, Westfield also features the new Fresh Food Market. The market hosts food events such as the Weekly Tasting Table every Saturday where participants can try out fresh samples and the Monthly Market Day every first Saturday each month where you can sample food, watch cooking demos and avail of special offers.
Public Transport and Parking
Commuters will be happy to know that Westfield Garden City is easily accessible since it houses the Garden City Bus Station and is a stone’s throw away from the Upper Mount Gravatt Busway Station. For automobile owners, parking is complimentary for three hours and free for those who spend $150 or higher shopping in one day. Disabled shoppers are also allowed free parking considering they show the proper permit, while valet parking is only $5.
Westfield Garden City is a consumer’s delight, with various places to cater to every taste and to every want. You can’t go wrong with over four hundred stores, after all!