Which Brisbane suburbs aren’t as good as the name sounds?


Come on, you know what we’re talking about: those Brisbane suburbs with beautiful or evocative names that don’t necessarily live up to expectations.

Maybe they describe a view that doesn’t exist, or give the impression of a leafy paradise when reality is far removed from its idyllic name. Some of these Brisbane suburb names sound like they’re surrounded by beautiful waterfalls, parks and natural resources… when the reality is so far removed that it’s beyond a joke!

Which Brisbane suburbs would surprise a visitor if they formed an expectation based purely on the name? Let us know your favourites in the comments below.


  1. Westend – you think London, New York or Melbourne-esque style of trendy nightlife and theatre and instead you get a bogan music cafe


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