2020 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 2020 - Asian"
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...
"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 - European"
The Long Apron

The Long Apron

French   $$$$$   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 Winner"
Bistro C

Bistro C

International   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30:AM

Noosa Heads

12 Chef Hat Award
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 - 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 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...
"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 ...
Xalapa Craft Taqueria y Café Noosa
Locals and visitor alike say hola to Mexican with a Noosa twist at Xalapa Craft Taqueria y Café on iconic Hastings Street. This colourful taqueria serves craft tacos from vibrant alfresco surrounds of...
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...
"waterfront dining, fresh seafood"
SEE Restaurant

SEE Restaurant

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 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...
"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...
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...
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...
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 - 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...
PK’s Café & Bar

PK’s Café & Bar

Pizza   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Noosaville

Chill out poolside with a glass of wine and soak up the Noosaville holiday vibe at PK's Café & Bar on Hilton Terrace. Nestled inside Ivory Palms Resort, tiled floors and wicker outdoor furniture make ...
Spicers Clovelly Estate

Spicers Clovelly Estate

$$$$$   Opens Thu 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...
Backlane Tapas & Wine Bar

Backlane Tapas & Wine Bar

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00: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...
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...