What to Find at UPSTAIRS by Toombul in Its November 2019 Opening in Nundah

Nundah’s highly anticipated playground for adults will finally open its doors! On Thursday, the 14th of Nov 2019, UPSTAIRS by Toombul, Brisbane’s unique urban dining and entertainment hub, will be launching a different kind of experience to satisfy your taste buds and awaken all of your senses.

UPSTAIRS by Toombul, which will open daily from 11:00 a.m. until late, will feature 10 new restaurants serving mouth-watering eats and refreshing drinks. You’ll have plenty of options to enjoy dining at this precinct because of the variety. 

Everything is going to be insta-worthy and trendy at UPSTAIRS by Toombul whether you pick a bustling and exciting eatery or a cool and relaxing spot. Here’s what Nundah locals will find on opening day.

Niku Ramen 

Niku Ramen is for diners craving to slurp some hot bowls of broth, or bite into tasty stir-fried meals and freshly prepared authentic Japanese food. This restaurant is managed by the team behind Umaya in Parramatta.  

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Little Red Dumpling

This Chinese-style restaurant at UPSTAIRS by Toombul will be its seventh store. Little Red Dumpling is famous for its handmade bao, wontons, rolls, buns and other dumplings prepared in-house daily. They also serve warm noodle soup and traditional Chinese desserts. 

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Dapple+Waver is perfect for friends or groups who want to hang around and enjoy craft beer, coffee or wine. This modern and sophisticated restaurant is from the same people behind Beyond the Pale in Coorparoo. 

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Espresso Max

Espresso Max will be serving all-day cafe brunch staples like avocado smash and eggs benedict. This high-quality cafe is pegged to become the hive of coffee snobs in Nundah. 

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Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

It’s a circus, an arcade, a bar and a foodie spot and it’s the first of its kind in Queensland! Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq is the place for kids and adults to let loose. The amusement park/restaurant is the main star of the revitalised Toombul shopping centre.

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UPSTAIRS by Toombul is still gearing up for additional restaurants that will capture what this precinct is all about —- a lifestyle centre for indulging, entertainment and socialising. In the coming months, Hello Harry, a funky burger joint, and Il Gancio, a European restaurant, are also going to launch alongside the revamped and upgraded cinema.  

Show-Stopping Archie Brothers Cirque Electric to Open in Toombul Shopping Centre in November

A fantastic and show-stopping amusement park/restaurant is set to open at the Toombul Shopping Centre. Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq promises to soon become the top entertainment and leisure destination in the area once the site is completed in November. 

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq will be the main star of UPSTAIRS by Toombul, a revitalised dining and entertainment precinct that features at least 10 new restaurants on Sandgate Road. This unique food hub has two other sites in Australia, in Alexandria in Sydney and in Melbourne. 

So, what can you expect from Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq Toombul?

Basically, this amusement park/restaurant is exactly like a theme park with heaps of familiar traditional arcade and ticket games, bumper cars, and a bowling alley. However, there are also modern-day interactive activities like virtual reality and XD Motion Theatre. 

Photo Credit: Archie Brothers Cirque Electric/Facebook

Enjoying these games and rides will enable visitors to collect tickets to trade for fantastic prizes, such as a gaming console or vinyl records. The choices are pretty generous and highly coveted. 

Meanwhile, Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq’s restaurant is designed like a circus carousel with seats patterned after Tea Cup ride to match its creative and colourful food and drink selections. They serve all-time carnival favourites like popcorn, fries, tater tots, waffles, pretzels, pizza, hotdogs and burgers. 

Photo Credit: Archie Brothers Cirque Electric/Facebook
Photo Credit: Archie Brothers Cirque Electric/Facebook

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq is perfect for kids of all ages. Expect bookings for this venue to be full and packed when the venue begins trading by November, in time for the Christmas holiday season.