Sunshine Coast restaurants and cafes 

Pristine beaches and lush hinterland aren’t the only things the Sunshine Coast serves up. Try out their true main meal of top-notch bars, restaurants and eateries on offer. Foodies mix million-dollar views with iconic surf clubs, revamped rooftops and local espresso haunts. Once the sun goes down, cosy speakeasy bars and relaxed micro-breweries add flavor to the scene. Whatever makes your mouth water, you’ll find it on the Sunshine Coast.

Noosa restaurants and cafes

Dubbed one of Australia’s most fashionable resort towns, Noosa’s epic foodie hotspots have an answer for every kind of craving. Take a stroll down the boutique-lined Hastings Street and you’ll find everything from tummy satisfying burgers to organic goodness. For something more underground, head to Bourke Street for authentic Italian or Sunshine Beach Road for a sushi fix. Away from the hustle and bustle of Noosa Heads, Noosaville offers waterfront views and everything from internationally-inspired to local seafood delights. Oh, and coffee connoisseurs, don’t fret. Cafes are pretty much guaranteed in every Noosa nook.


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Maleny Dairies

Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Maleny Dairies is a family owned dairy farm and factory situated in the stunning Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Their Farm Tours run from Monday to Saturday and are suitable for all ages. Tours begin with a short film about their farm and then it’s down to the factory to see how they process and package their products.

Spirit House Restaurant and Cooking School

Yandina, Sunshine Coast Area
Gourmet Traveller Magazine described the Spirit House as 'a tropical film set that takes your breath away. Like the setting, the Thai inspired cuisine is breathtaking.' Clustered around a tranquil pond, the restaurant setting is magical, a temple style main building with covered courtyard tables nestled amongst lush tropical gardens with towering palms and stands of bamboo.

The Cooking School Noosa

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
The Cooking School Noosa is located on the beautiful Noosa River and overlooks the Noosa Sound Park. It offers exclusive classes with chefs both from Wasabi Restaurant and Bar as well as guest chefs from around the country.

Backlane Tapas and Wine Bar

Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast Area
Backlane is a casual dining tapas restaurant and bar. Offering a variety of mouthwatering tapas and share-plates, along with some of the most popular ‘cocktails of the moment’ and the hottest-trending wines available – both locally and globally.

Boardwalk Bistro on Hastings

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
Situated on Noosa Main beach with magnificent views of Laguna Bay, stretching from Little Cove across to the pristine North Shore, Boardwalk Bistro on Hastings is the perfect setting for enjoying great beachfront bistro dining.

Noosa Boathouse

Noosaville, Noosa Area
Floating on top of the Noosa River is where you’ll find this award winning, three level waterfront dining hub offering an espresso bar and takeaway fish and chips on the front deck, a lunch and dinner bistro, stunning wedding and events spaces and a rooftop Sunset Bar, so there's something for everyone.

View Restaurant

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
Acquaint yourself with the ultimate dining experience at View Restaurant located in the enchanting grounds of Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas. View Restaurant is nestled directly above the resort, floating amongst the treetops of the headland.

Imperial Hotel and Eumundi Brewery

Eumundi, Sunshine Coast Area
Located in the charming hinterland town of Eumundi (home to the world-famous Eumundi Markets), the heritage-listed Imperial Hotel is renowned for its colourful decor, fabulous food, live entertainment and the Eumundi Brewery.

Noosa Beach House Peter Kuruvita

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
Bringing his excellence to Noosa, Peter Kuruvita, chef, restaurateur, television personality and one of Australia's well-regarded chefs welcomes you to Noosa Beach House. Perched above Hastings Street, Noosa Beach House Restaurant and Bar provides relaxed coastal dining in a stylishly chic setting, where fabulous food is simply prepared and cooked to perfection.

Bistro C

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
Absolute Beachfront, Award Winning Cuisine, Relaxed and Stylish Atmosphere! Take in the view of Noosa’s Laguna Bay over breakfast, lunch or dinner at Bistro C. Chef Dayle Merlo created each menu inspired by the amazing local produce our region has to offer.
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Mooloolaba restaurants and cafes

Home to beachfront cafes and restaurants, Mooloolaba is the destination of choice for laidback locals who want a bit of action to complement their beach-filled days. Eat at the hottest spots in town on Parkyn Parade and sample fresh seafood (we’re talking straight from the trawler) at Hamptons-style restaurants, eat with your weight in dumplings or chow into some delicious and guilt-free goodness.  You’ll find cafes a-plenty here with everyone serving up their own different brew.

Maroochydore restaurants and cafe

Maroochydore, or more specifically Ocean Street, is the Sunshine Coast’s newest and shiniest attraction for all things scrumptious. Whether you choose to snag a table at 35, 73 or the fortnightly night markets, this reborn strip is the place to gorge on tapas, sip a latte or indulge in a beverage (or two) at the many cutting-edge eateries and bars. Acai addicts can curb their cravings here with a smattering of raw, organic and clean nosh on offer too. You’ll be faced with an ocean of choice so leave room to go back for seconds.


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