2022 Sunshine Coast Readers' Choice Awards

"Matt puts his own spin on classic Mod Oz fare"
Perched on the second floor of Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas is the fresh, contemporary View by Matt Golinski restaurant. Take a moment to unwind, soaking up Noosa sunshine and stunning beach panor...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Miss Moneypenny’s on Hastings Street is sure to entice, holding the promise of stylish dining in Noosa Heads’ iconic eating precinct. See and be seen lounging at leisure inside this semi-alfresco v...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Bella Venezia

Bella Venezia

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Mooloolaba

Prepare for a tantalising journey of Italian dining at Bella Venezia, a popular hot spot on Mooloolaba’s vibrant Esplanade at Pacific Beach Resort. Calling this iconic precinct home since 1983, Bel...
Happy Pops Noosa

Happy Pops Noosa

Dessert   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Noosa Heads

Find your happy place for premium gelato and real fruit sorbets on a stick at Happy Pops on Hastings Street in Noosa Heads, Stanley Street Plaza in South Brisbane and Memorial Drive in Eumundi. Chi...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Bistro C

Bistro C

International   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Noosa Heads

Located on Noosa Heads' prestigious Hastings Street strip is Bistro C, a waterfront restaurant and bar offering ocean breezes, a relaxed atmosphere and award-winning cuisine. Established for more t...
Maple 3 Cafe

Maple 3 Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:AM

Maleny

Situated in a beautiful, early 20th Century Queenslander at the entrance to town, Maple 3 Café offers a quaint escape for casual dining in Maleny. Take in views of the passing foot traffic from the...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
Mooloolaba locals looking for a late-night destination head to Backlane Bar & Street Food on First Avenue. As unpretentious as the location – just one street away from Mooloolaba Beach – swing by f...
Acqua Restaurant & Bar

Acqua Restaurant & Bar

Mediterranean   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Caloundra

A waterfront destination for good food and great times, Acqua Restaurant & Bar is one of Caloundra’s best culinary offerings, housed in a freshly renovated venue at Bulcock Beach. With stunning vis...
Alan Dawes Private Chef

Alan Dawes Private Chef

   Opens at 10:00:AM

Nambour

Experience all the extravagance of dining out in the comfort of your own kitchen with Alan Dawes Private Chef. Based on the Sunshine Coast, this private catering company puts the wow factor into yo...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - British"
Founded by locals, discover Brouhaha Brewery nestled among the sweeping landscapes of Maleny on the Sunshine Coast. Tucked just off Coral Street, this craft beer institution fills with a cheery cro...
Tuptim Thai

Tuptim Thai

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Maroochydore

After spending an afternoon on the South Maroochy River, head to Tuptim Thai for a no-fuss dinner full of tantalising flavour. Situated on Aerodome Road, underneath The Sebel building, discover an ...
"Dynamic venue, fabulous location."
The Dock Mooloolaba

The Dock Mooloolaba

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Mooloolaba

For those unwillingly leaving the turquoise water’s edge of main beach Mooloolaba when hunger calls, head to The Dock Mooloolaba and be surrounded by bobbing boats on the marina while satisfying cr...
Periwinkle Restaurant

Periwinkle Restaurant

French   $$$$$   Opens at 8:30:AM

Peregian Beach

From hand-glazed plates to freshly baked bread, Periwinkle Restaurant on David Low Way in Peregian Beach is anything but ordinary. Unwind with your morning latte in the Village Square on wicker cha...
Nick's Pizza Co

Nick's Pizza Co

Pizza   $$$$$   Opens Wed 11:30:AM

Dicky Beach

Those seeking New York-style pizza by the slice in Dicky Beach head along Beerburrum Street to find new bambino on the block, Nick’s Pizza. Located in The Portobello, this pizzeria delivers casual,...
Milk and Beans Coffee House

Milk and Beans Coffee House

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:AM

Alexandra Headland

Enjoy a morning caffeine hit at community-minded beach café, Milk & Beans Coffee House, a much-loved local for those in and around Alexandra Headland and tourists visiting the Sunshine Coast. Fitte...
Chew Chew Bistro

Chew Chew Bistro

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens Wed 7:30:AM

Palmwoods

Experience a unique dining experience right on the tracks at Chew Chew Bistro on Main Street in Palmwoods. The newest addition to The Shed complex, this café boasts a chic vintage décor and plush C...
Ricks Garage

Ricks Garage

American   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Palmwoods

Inspired by the charm and pit-stop nature of classic Route 66 American diners, roll up to Ricks Garage and reminisce on days gone by, perhaps cruising in a Cadillac to reach this Palmwoods institut...
With Mount Cooroora as a backdrop, Dingo Creek Vineyard on Tandur Traveston Road boasts stunning views to take in as you sample their wines and listen to live music. Regarded as one of the most sce...
Founded to develop beers that pair best with the Queensland climate, Boiling Pot Brewing Co on Eumundi-Noosa Road in Noosaville is the ideal place to bring mates together over custom beer and gourm...
"2019 Readers' Choice Award Winner"
Offering a holistic approach to dining and nightlife for locals and travellers visiting Maroochydore is Elixiba Herbal Alchemy Bar & Restaurant on Ocean Street. Escape the rush of modern society an...