Noosa is renowned for its stunning beaches, charming boutique shopping, and globally acclaimed surfing destinations. Yet, beyond the prominence of this coastal haven lies a treasure trove of top-notch cafes that have firmly established Noosa’s dining scene on the global map.
Whether you’re savouring coffee with a backdrop of the beach or indulging in a leisurely coastal brunch, we’ve got your entire café experience covered. With Noosa’s impressive array of options, we’ve curated a concise guide highlighting the best Noosa cafes for 2024.
Vanilla Foods – Noosa Junction
Brimming with an array of flavours, enriched by the use of freshly plucked herbs from their own garden, and adorned with lively, edible blossoms, their artful presentation sets a benchmark of excellence. This Noosa café, adorned with coastal-inspired décor, isn’t merely a visual delight; it adheres to a commitment of organic cultivation and local sourcing whenever feasible.
Vanilla Food introduces nourishing dishes that come with a touch of innovation. For aficionados of burrata, the bruschetta adorned with sun-dried tomatoes is an essential indulgence. Alternatively, you can opt for the tried-and-true crowd pleaser: avocado on charcoal-infused sourdough.
Aromas Noosa – Hastings Street
Aromas – the heart of Hastings Street. With iconic street-facing tables, and a terrace inspired by brunch on the Cote D’Azur, it’s perfect for those who crave a good ambience with their meal.
From blue swimmer crab scrambled eggs to your classic buttermilk pancakes – there is something for everything. A notable mention is that their produce is grown straight from their own local and organic culinary garden in the Noosa Hinterland – we love a sustainable dining experience!
Little Cove Coffee Co – Noosaville
What sets Little Cove Coffee Co apart is its unwavering dedication to quality at every step of the coffee-making process. From sourcing the finest beans grown in ethically responsible conditions to employing expert baristas who treat coffee brewing as an art form.
Sip your latte as you soak in the laidback Noosa ambience and indulge in a selection of gourmet sandwiches and baked treats. Is there really a better way to start the day?
Boardwalk Bistro – Hastings Street
Rarely do you have the chance to enjoy a breakfast right by the beach. This restaurant, flooded with natural light, provides a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for those who wish to leisurely embrace the Noosa way of life while enjoying the captivating ocean views.
Featuring a menu packed with locally sourced ingredients, your satisfaction is guaranteed as you finish your meal. You can opt for the timeless classic, eggs benedict, or you can be a bit more adventurous and try the local favourite, the smoked hog hash. If you’re seeking a breakfast that truly leaves you satisfied, then the Boardwalk Bistro is undoubtedly the ideal destination for you.
Padre Coffee – Noosaville
For those who value the art of coffee-making, Padre Coffee is a must-visit destination. With a focus on specialty coffee, this café takes brewing to a whole new level. The passionate baristas ensure that every cup is a masterpiece, making Padre Coffee a haven for coffee enthusiasts seeking a truly exceptional experience.
Located in Noosaville, the retail store welcomes sunlight through the banks of glass, making for a wholesome scene to enjoy your morning brew. For the curious minds, you can even sit back and watch the Padre coffee brewing process in action.
Café Le Monde – Hastings Street
A Noosa staple for over three decades, Café Le Monde is a lively hub that captures the essence of Noosa’s vibrant culture. With its eclectic décor and diverse menu, it’s a place where locals and tourists come together to enjoy delicious meals, and great company.
Serving breakfast from 7am, but don’t worry for those who like to sleep in. They offer a brunch menu from 11.30am till 2pm. The locals’ pick is the classic avo smash, served on sourdough from Noosa Tanglewood Bakery or for something a little more fancy, the salmon hash is the way to go – with fresh eggs from the Forage Farm.
Flo’s Creperie – Noosa Junction
At Flo’s Creperie, every crepe is a canvas of culinary artistry. From the delicate folds of the crepes themselves to the mouth-watering combinations of fillings and toppings, each dish is meticulously crafted to create a symphony of flavours and textures. Popular breakfast galettes include the French traditional Complète (ham, cheese and egg) or the smoked salmon with a poached egg added.
Whether you’re craving a classic Nutella and banana indulgence or a savory masterpiece packed with gourmet ingredients, the menu caters to every palate and preference. The inviting ambiance of the creperie, adorned with cosy seating and a touch of rustic charm, provides the perfect backdrop for a leisurely morning meal.
Organika – Noosaville
Organika is a haven for those seeking a harmonious blend of nourishing cuisine and holistic well-being. From vibrant superfood bowls that burst with nutrients to protein banana smoothies that celebrate the essence of freshness.
But Organika is more than just a culinary destination. It’s a place where health-conscious individuals come to do their shopping. From organic fresh fruit and locally made pasta, to eco beauty products and cleaning supplies. Vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, paleo, keto – you name it, they cater for it.
Depot Noosa – Noosaville
Depot Noosa’s atmosphere mirrors its surroundings – casual yet refined, with a touch of coastal elegance. With views of the river and an inviting outdoor seating area, Depot Noosa invites guests to linger and enjoy.
If your ideal holiday comprises of sleeping in – you’re in luck. Their all-day brunch menu is designed with late risers in mind. Whether you’re in the mood for their delectable chili crab scramble or the delightful sweetness of their waffle stack, their wide array of options is sure to satisfy any craving that motivated you to (at last) start your day.
Noosa Holiday Homes
Get to an array of Noosa Cafes with ease from all of our Noosa Holiday Homes, perfectly positioned in Hastings Street, along the Noosa River, moments from the beach and throughout Noosa Heads, Noosaville and the Eastern beaches.