The Sunshine Coast’s relaxed sunny vibe makes it the perfect place to cultivate a diverse café culture. Who doesn’t love to get some quality coffee or some delicious bites before heading off to the beach? Fuel up for a day in the sun with these fantastic Sunshine Coast cafes.
Compound Surf Espresso, Coolum
Want to hang out with the trendy local surf crowd? Head to Compound surf Espresso at Coolum. This is not only a cool local hangout but it is also a non-for profit establishment raising money for Christian Surfers Australia. If you’re a surfer, this is the place to head for a quality brew where you’ll also pick up some tips on where the best breaks are.
Good Bean, Mooloolaba
Situated directly across the road from famous Mooloolaba beach, this café is already a winner just based on location. To top it off, Good Bean also serves fantastic coffee and is renowned for their friendly staff and excellent service.
Home Grown Café, Palm Woods
Tucked away in the tiny town of Palm Woods, Home grown Café is worth going out of your way for. Not only do they brew their own award winning coffee, they also source their produce from local farmers. Their sustainable approach to food is what inspires their customers to return time and time again to drink delicious coffee and eat food made from fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Coffee Cat on Kings Beach,
Coffee Cat sits right on Kings Beach. Enjoy a breakfast under the cool shade of the beautiful pandanus trees with your toes in the sand as the waves eb and flow just meters away. If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast, we recommend the Coffee Cat’s breakfast burrito with smoked bacon. If you’re a Plant-eaters, most of the food on the menu can be made to be vegetarian.
Husk and Honey, Nambour
Celiacs rejoice! You can finally go out to breakfast to a place where just looking at the menu doesn’t make you sick. Husk and Honey specialises in gluten and grain free food. They are not just saying that either. This café makes their food on site to ensure celiacs can eat with their minds at ease. For those not undone by bread, this place is still well worth a visit although beware, the delicious gluten free food may just convert you to living the bread free lifestyle.