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Housed within the historic walls of Treasury Casino and with sprawling views across the Brisbane River, The Kitty has quickly established itself as a favourite meeting place for the city’s social trailblazers.Kick back with a champagne cocktail on the river-facing balcony; soak up the sun with friends in the Day Salon; or indulge in sophisticated post-work drinks with colleagues in the heart of the CBD.Otherwise head around the corner to Ellenborough St where a charming Euro style laneway contains the seating for Rafter and Rose, a top notch cafe that also serves up delicious baked goodies, breakfast and lunch or funky Fourthchild.Also worth a look is the 19th century bakery-turned super cool dessert cafe Coffee Anda.For a quirky blast from the past take a look at CJ Vogler & Son across the road, which is a virtual museum of models, cars and collectibles and, established in 1877, is also the city's oldest shop.Not far away the Ipswich Antique Centre in a heritage-listed building is a great place to browse and has its own in-house cafe.This bushland reserve just to the south and up the hill from the town centre sits atop a network of abandoned mine tunnels.One of its walking paths encircles an old disused quarry and another leads to a crude Triassic discovery hut with replica dinosaur prints.

For coffee the best bets are Urban Pantry, a Byron bay style coffee bar and gourmet pantry that peddles delicious sweet treats and their own blend of beans Mudlark from a Byron bay roastery.Housed in Ipswich's 150 year old town hall, the Ipswich Art Gallery is one of Queensland's best regional galleries, showing a constant flow of touring expos as well as its own private collection.It also has an excellent children's room with well curated themed hands-on activities.And no trip to Ipswich is complete without a trip to its very own Pumpyard brewery in heritage-listed basement lodgings on the edge of the CBD.For some great eclectic shopping stick to the Top of the Town precinct – standouts here are The Vintage Advantage, a quirky trove of fashion, homewares and collectables.

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