2019 Sunshine Coast Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Thai"
The Spirit House Restaurant

The Spirit House Restaurant

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Yandina

13 Chef Hat Award
Lush palm fronds and tinkling wind chimes take you from the Hinterland haven of Yandina into the wondrous world of The Spirit House Restaurant. New dishes from Head Chef Aaron Tucker await guests at t...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - European"
The Long Apron

The Long Apron

European   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Montville

15 Chef Hat Award
Signature restaurant of Montville’s picturesque Spicers Clovelly Estate, The Long Apron is a dining experience that insists on a lengthy stay. This intimate restaurant feels instantly inviting and onc...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - British"
Brouhaha Brewery Restaurant

Brouhaha Brewery Restaurant

British   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Maleny

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 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...
"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 warm Noosa Heads sunshine and stunning bea...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - B&B"
For those seeking a truly memorable experience when on the Sunshine Coast, make your way along Narrows Road to discover Montville’s best kept hideaway, Secrets on the Lake. Bordering on the Kondalilla...
"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 ...
"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...
Ricks Garage

Ricks Garage

American   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00: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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Spicers Clovelly Estate

Spicers Clovelly Estate

$$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Montville

Stunning French provincial architecture and shaded jacarandas await guests at Spicers Clovelly Estate on Balmoral Road in Montville. Those seeking peace and tranquillity will be tempted to stay foreve...
CC's Kitchen @ Petersen's Farm
Fusing old techniques with modern tastes is the inspiration behind CC’s Kitchen @ Petersen’s Farm’s range of products. Paying homage to a time when jam was made at home, CC Diaz-Petersen concocts fine...
"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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
Backlane Tapas & Wine Bar

Backlane Tapas & Wine Bar

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens at 3:00:PM

Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba locals have a new late-night destination with the opening of Backlane Tapas & Wine Bar on First Avenue. As unpretentious as the location – just one street away from Mooloolaba Beach – swing...
Grab your sombrero and mosey on in to Juan Fifty Kitchen and Bar on Alexandra Parade in Alexandra Headland to say arriba to tacos and tequila. This fun and funky Mexican cantina is all about vibrant c...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Asian"
Sum Yung Guys

Sum Yung Guys

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Sunshine Beach

Highlighting a passion for Asian cuisine and culture, Sum Yung Guys on Duke Street in Sunshine Beach is an ideal spot to share plates and cocktails with friends. Styled to capture the personalities of...
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...
When craving mouth-watering Chinese cuisine on the southern end of the Sunshine Coast region, visit the Golden Dragon tucked into Minchinton Street, Caloundra. Experience a family friendly atmosphere ...
Fairshore Noosa

Fairshore Noosa

$$$$$   Opens at 8:30:AM

Noosa Heads

Pier 33

Pier 33

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Mooloolaba

Those who are lucky enough to find themselves in the picturesque Sunshine Coast suburb of Mooloolaba, be sure to take a visit to Pier 33, moored along Parkyn Parade. A nautical theme ties the interior...