Fortitude Valley is a suburb in central Brisbane, located northeast of its central business district. Brisbane is the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. Fortitude Valley, known affectionately as The Valley, is famous for its night clubs, bars and evening entertainment venues. It has a population of around five thousand inhabitants, with an average age of 31.
Main industries in Fortitude Valley include food services, architecture, engineering, technical services, legal, accountancy, healthcare, and computer system design. The suburb is an exclusive home shopping area and is the headquarters to several home and decorative retailers, such as Winning Appliances, Harvey Norman, Everyday Living, and Oz Design. There are many options for serviced offices in Fortitude Valley.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The suburb has a lot to offer in terms of sights and things to do. It has developed as the nightlife district of Brisbane, with around fifty thousand people visiting the local clubs every weekend. Here you will also find the Brunswick Street pedestrian shopping mall, the Commercial Swimming Club, and the Fortitude Valley Diehards club. Major festivals and events include The Valley Fiesta, The Valley Jazz Festival, Straight out of Brisbane, and The Big Gay Day. Fortitude Valley has a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options. Symposium Café is the place to go for modern Australian snacks, The Manhattan Club Bar & Restaurant serves higher end cuisine, Ann Gyoza Bar prepares Japanese style dishes, and Asian Fusion adds to Vietnamese, Chinese and Thai to the list of Asian fare available.
Getting to Fortitude Valley by plane is simple, as it is located just 15 km (9 miles) from Brisbane International Airport. In the centre of the district is the Fortitude Valley railway station, a major interchange with trains stopping from suburban and interurban lines with the Airtrain running directly to the airport. The buses serving Fortitude Valley are operated by Brisbane Transport.