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Top Choice Modern Australian in Noosa


Unpretentious, but with a menu that's up there with the best of them, Gaston is a (beautiful-) people-watching paradise. Gawk at the passing parade over superb-value lunch specials (main and a drink $20) or dinner d…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Noosa

Little Humid

Fine dining without pretensions. This extremely popular eatery is, according to locals, one of the best in town. It lives up to the hype, with toothsome treats including superb fillet steaks, sticky pork belly, and …
Cafe in Noosa


This European-style cafe is unashamedly ostentatious, with chandeliers, faux-marble tables and cane chairs deliberately facing the street so patrons can see and be seen. There’s the usual array of panini, cakes and …
Modern Australian in Noosa

Bistro C

This ever-attractive spot keeps long hours and the location, on the beach, is superb for a relaxing experience, from coffee to cocktail. Brunch offers the best value for money (try the corn-and-chive griddle cake, $…
Pub in Noosa

Reef Hotel

A little on the soulless side, decor-wise, but live music and cold bevvies make it all okay.
Modern Australian in Noosa

Ricky's River Bar & Restaurant

In a perfect location on the Noosa River in Noosa Sound, this elegant restaurant is popular among the local businessfolk for looonnng lunches. It has as a simple, well-executed menu favouring local produce like Noos…
Food & Drink in Noosa

Noosa International Food & Wine Festival

A three-day tribute to all manner of gastronomic delights, held each May.
International in Noosa

Noosa Heads SLSC

Perfect beach views from the deck make for idyllic beer-sipping and reasonable (if erring towards the pricey) pub-food chomping. That is, everything from 'ironman' breakfasts (think eggs and bacon and a plateful of …
Gelateria in Noosa


With a selection of flavours as tall as the Tower of Pisa, and loyal local clientele who appreciate the ice creams' natural ingredients, this is definitely one of the best gelaterias in Queensland.
Modern Australian in Noosa

Cafe Le Monde

There’s not a fussy palate or dietary need that isn’t catered for on Cafe Le Monde’s enormous menu. The large, open-air patio buzzes with diners digging into burgers, seared tuna steaks, curries, pastas, salads and …