Woodfired Pizza - YUM! Half-price all day Wednesday and Thursday at the Bank Vault (when you buy a drink). Cnr Anna and Brunswick Streets, the Valley.
Steak Night at the Hotel Indooroopilly - Thursday nights, $14.50. www.indooroopillyhotel.com.au
Experience Govinda´s, a twenty year old Hare Krishna Institution. Enjoy a $10 all-you-can-eat veggie lunch. Located, 99 Elizabeth Street, CBD. www.brisbanegovindas.com.au
Picnic with a view... at Mt. Coot-tha. Locally you´ll find Pizza / Seafood or even Indian, bring your own vino and the view is free! Don´t forget the picnic rug.
Do brekky in the Valley Mall
Go see an undiscovered band... check out free newspapers like Time off or Rave to find the newest and upcoming bands.
Take a CityCat ferry service up or down the river, stopping off at any of the following terminals; West End, New Farm Park, Brett´s Warf, and South Bank. (And if you buy a Daily ticket, you can go on as many buses, trains, CityCats or ferries as you like.)
Check out the various art galleries around the city. Try Institute of Modern Art in Fortitude Valley, Metro Arts in the city, and Queensland Art Gallery in South Brisbane. You´ll also find some smaller art galleries in Fortitude Valley
You don´t even need to leave the city to go to the beach! Head to South Bank on the river in the city. Pack your bathers and stroll through the rainforest boardwalk to the man-made sand bank and spend the afternoon lazing together in the sun.
Make an evening in the Kangaroo Point Cliffs... cook a seafood BBQ while watching the rock climbers - night climbs look great! Some nightsyou may even get to see fire-twirling classes before sneaking off into the shadows to fool around!
Have a picnic, a few drinks, fly a kite or play in the tree-house playground at New Farm Park
Visit the small but eclectic Valley Markets in Fortitude Valley every Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm - live markets, fashion designers, clairvoyants and great food stalls make for a great backdrop for a perfect day together!
Have a relaxing late breakfast at Sassafras Fine Foods at Paddington - great breakfast menu (try the orange and buckwheat pancakes!) and excellent coffee to wash it down.
Take Salsa lessons at Smooth Moves Dance. Unlike other dance classes you don´t need to swap partners which means you can dance with each other all night long. Check them out at http://smoothmovesdance.weebly.com or call 0404 472 100
Take a stroll along the beach at Redcliffe! There's plenty of shops and stalls on the weekend, or you can just sit by the water, have a romantic seafood picnic and gaze into the beautiful sparkling waters.
$30 to be a kid for a day. Go to a novelty items store (Crazy Clarks, Sams Warehouse) visit the junk toy isle, buy water pistols, face paint, foam balls shooters…whatever tickles your fancy. Take a picnic and go and have a ball at your nearest park. Let loose with your inner child and chase each other around the park, forget anyone can see you and just enjoy each other with silly crazy fun. Its surprisingly liberating and something to laugh about for a long time after!
$20 for a roast chicken and salad, $10 for petrol. Take a drive up to Springbrook (Gold Coast) for a beautiful bush walk down to Purlingbrook falls, stunning waterfall after rain, wonderful picnic area at the top of the falls, very romantic.
Go for an amazing coffee at Saabi on Manson cafe in Hendra - it's a really unique/quaint cafe - you can watch racehorses stroll past from 6-7.30am, eat homemade cake (or great weekend cooked breakfasts) or have an old fashioned morning / afternoon tea, and its open 7 days. It's the happiest little cafe with the BEST vanilla slice in the world (I'm not kidding).
Go back in time and head over to the Yatala Drive-in Theatre. Very cool if you (or your partner) have a ute so you can chuck a mattress in the back so you can get super cosy. Don't forget yummy snacks! Only $12/adult.
My partner and I really enjoy finding fun and challenging Putt Putt courses! We've found Putt Putt golf at Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast and the Putt Putt course in Kelvin Grove near the university to be two of the best! Best not to go in "peak" periods as it can get too rushed! Great fun, cheeky and even flirtatious date!
Take your $30 to the Treasury Casino buy a cheap drink, walk around and check where the action is then bet your change. Just be sure to walk away when you've used up your change.
Pack a picnic and head to the toowong botanical gardens, then after strolling the gardens, catch a show at the planetarium at 3pm for about $13 each.
Can also turn this into an evening date and catch the saturday night show followed by dinner at Sing's Asian restaurant on Nash St, Rosalie ($10 a main each) for really tasty chinese/thai/vietnamese food!