Mansfield and Mount Gravatt | Cafes, taekwondo and gyms

Whether it's working up a sweat, shopping up a storm, or sipping coffee at a cafe, Brisbane's east is the place for you. Mansfield and Mount Gravatt have it all from parks and bushland reserves, to a wide variety of gyms to suit your workout style, and cafes for savoury and sweet treats.

Upgrade your fitness regime

Whether working on your fitness was one of your New Year’s resolutions, or you simply want to try something new, you'll find it in Brisbane’s east. Why not check out the many gyms in the area – there's taekwondo, HIIT and group classes. Not to mention fitness equipment in several parks and nature trails in Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve to work out for free. Checkout Cresthaven Park and Broadwater Park in Mansfield.

Raw by Bek gym is a one-stop-shop for your fitness goals, with everything from HIIT, group workouts and nutrition advice, coupled with great vibes and modern facilities. Or perhaps you’d like to learn Korean martial arts at Sun Bae Korean Martial Arts, which offers both kids and adult classes.

Breakfast to share

If you've got an appetite for delicious breakfasts, including homemade granola, waffles and fresh juice, then look no further! Make sure you visit Kith 'n' Chow for their decadent breakfast share platters. This quaint garden cafe also has great coffee and a kids menu.

Get your creative juices flowing

Art 4 Ages art studio has been in Brisbane’s eastside for more than 20 years and offers art classes for everyone of all ages and levels. Art classes can cover anything from drawing skills, painting techniques, art history, ceramics and sculpting. You can also host a kids art birthday party, hen's night or an event fundraiser. So, if you want to brush-up on your skills or give something new a go, the options are endless!

Keen for more?

Start planning your next day out and explore our Brisbetter Local videos to discover more hidden gems and things to see and do in Brisbane. 

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Nearby events

Fri 25 Jun 2021, 9:30am
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Mt Gravatt Library, 8 Creek Road, Mt Gravatt

Tue 29 Jun 2021, 10:30am
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Mt Gravatt Library, 8 Creek Road, Mt Gravatt

Fri 2 Jul 2021, 9:30am
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Mt Gravatt Library, 8 Creek Road, Mt Gravatt

Tue 6 Jul 2021, 10:30am
Free

Bookings essential. To reserve your place, visit Eventbrite. Please note: Tickets to this session will be available from midday five days prior to the session...

Mt Gravatt Library, 8 Creek Road, Mt Gravatt