2021 Sunshine Coast Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
Backlane Bar & Street Food

Backlane Bar & Street Food

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:00:PM

Mooloolaba

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 for ...
Orleans Restaurant and Bar

Orleans Restaurant and Bar

French      Opens Tue 5:00:PM

Maroochydore

Take a well-deserved hiatus after a busy day sightseeing in Sunshine Coast’s Maroochydore and head to Orleans Restaurant and Bar on Duporth Avenue. Recycled timber, mood lighting, pressed tin and expo...
"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 venu...
Enjoy a morning caffeine hit at community-minded café, Milk & Beans Coffee House, a much-loved locale for those in and around Alexandra Headland and tourists visiting the Sunshine Coast. Fitted out wi...
"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 crowd ...
"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, Bella ...
"waterfront dining, fresh seafood"
SEE Restaurant

SEE Restaurant

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens Tue 11:30:AM

Mooloolaba

Experience the best of waterfront dining in the heart of Mooloolaba at SEE Restaurant. Nestled on the wharf’s edge at Mooloolaba Marina, this sophisticated yet relaxed fine diner boasts picturesque 18...
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 institution...
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 your ...
"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 and s...
Happy Pops

Happy Pops

Dessert   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Noosa Heads

Find your happy place in beautiful Noosa Heads for premium gelato and real fruit sorbets on a stick at Happy Pops on Hastings Street. Stroll up from the golden sands of iconic Noosa Beach and chill th...
Soak up bygone era charm with a locally roasted coffee in hand at Brown Sugar Espresso on Mitchell Street in Nambour. This linger-worthy café oozes a funky vibe with distressed timber doors and antiqu...
Simple, satisfying fare showcasing the best local, sustainable and organic produce the Sunshine Coast has to offer, is on the menu at Mill Street Kitchen & Pantry in Nambour. Rustic cottage charm beck...
Nobuzo

Nobuzo

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Mooloolaba

Showcasing catch of the day from local fresh fish suppliers is the inspiration behind Mooloolaba’s Nobuzo Japanese restaurant on Brisbane Road. A large glowing paper lantern greets guests as they ente...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Italian"
All' Antica Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Keeping true to tradition since opening in Buddina in 1990, All' Antica Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has maintained its reputation for serving classic Italian cuisine in a welcoming environment. Furn...
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 warm Noosa Heads sunshine and stunning bea...
Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo

   Opens at 9:00:AM

Beerwah

Australia Zoo 'Home to the crocodile hunter' has gained an international reputation over the years because the good work put in by the Irwin family and in particular Steve and Terri, 'the original wil...
Bistro C

Bistro C

International   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30: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 than...
Spicer's Tamarind is the ultimate in luxury and is only four kilometres from Maleny. Set on eighteen acres of rainforested land, an ideal escape from the ratrace. Tamarind restaurant is open for lunch...
Palmwoods Hotel

Palmwoods Hotel

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Palmwoods

Go where the locals go to Palmwoods Hotel, perched on the corner of Main and Church Streets. Enter to discover a spaciously classic interior, where a number of function areas, including TAB and gaming...