Scenic Brunch Spots Around Brisbane

Here's a round-up of hidden gems an hour or less from Brisbane that make a great spot for a weekend drive with a pitstop for breakfast or lunch.

So why not hit the road this weekend and brunch at one of these 9 scenic places?

Pelicans Slipway Café

The bayside's best kept secret is this nautical shipyard café right on the slipway - enjoy a big breakfast or lunch upstairs on the deck with a scenic view across to Brisbane's islands...more

Castaway Café

The quaint fishing village of Jacobs Well lies off the M1 - to get there, drive through a world of cane fields to arrive at the choppy waters of Moreton Bay and this cute café that only the locals know...more

Cloverlea Cottage

 

An old dairy cottage perched on the edge of a hill at Mt Glorious is the perfect spot for a scenic weekend breakfast or lunch with its stunning sweeping views over the nearby hills and valleys....more

Paddock Bakery

One of the Gold Coast's best foodie secrets is this rustic weatherboard bakery café in a back street, where weekend diners gather in the garden for top notch brunch - combine with a beach walk...more

Sea Salt & Vine

A holiday park at the tip of a bayside peninsula is home to this hidden gem of a laidback family and dog friendly café under the fig trees on the waterfront - a perfect base to explore the area...more

View Café

This ultra modern café juts out over the magnificent Hinze Dam, a splendid spot to enjoy a weekend breakfast/lunch while taking in the views, with a stroll along the dam wall & visit to the info centre...more

Matthew Thomas Sandgate

The historic landmark masonic lodge atop Sandgate's cliffs is home to a charming café that serves all day breakfast, coffee and lunch - follow with a seafront walk or a stroll around the village...more

BSKT Café 

Located at the patrolled Nobbys Beach, 50m stroll to the sand is this fantastic café, one of the Gold Coast's best - an ideal spot to park the car, indulge in healthy brunch and spend a day on the beach...more  

3 Eight Nine

Kick back with views over beautiful Scarborough Beach Park while tucking into breakfast or lunch at this seaside village café before or after taking a seafront stroll and exploring the peninsula...more

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