Places to eat in Queensland

This page has been designed to allow migrants to nominate places to eat that makes them feel like home as many of our UK clients ask us where to find a decent curry or roast for example.

If you come across a place that you would like to recommend please feel free to complete the below form. If you can take a photo or video of the place or food even better!

It could be anything from fish and chips, to high tea and everything in-between…

Settling in to Australia has its challenges, if you know where to get a good feed it can help with the ‘Home Sickness’.

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Fox and Hounds Country Inn

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This is a cosy pub situated at the base of the beautiful Tamborine Mountain, feels like a English persons home away from home.
The menu has all the English favourites all the family can tuck into and enjoy.
The Sunday roasts are a must try and with the added home made Yorkshire pud you won’t be disappointed.
They have a selection of authentic British ales, great desserts and some nice choices for the little family members.

Roast Dinners

Fish and Chips


The Perfect Pint

Date Night

The Arsonist Manly

L’Unico, Trinity Beach

Amazing place with a beautiful view for whatever meal you fancy!

Chill, Cairns with Anne and Chris

Bayleaf Balinese restaurant, Cairns with Anne and Chris

Dinner with the Family

Taverna, Kingscliff

The most amazing food and drinks. Ok for families but would be ideal for date nights.

Lynne Maxwell

Betty’s Burgers

A great place to get a yummy burger, a place for all the family this one.They do takeaway and eat in options also. We took ours away and ate it in a nice little picnic spot close by as it was a warm spring evening.P.S they do an awesome thick shake too…. super yummy.

The Fells

L’Unico Trattoria Italiano

Set right on the beach front at Trinity Beach – amazing views of the coral sea.  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with food to take away.  Had the tropical fruit waffles – YUM – Lisa

Hard Rock Cafe, Surfers Paradise

In hip Surfers Paradise.  Cool vibe, music and epic portions of food!

Beachhouse, Trinity Beach

Great selection of different foods, but we found the pizza was perfect!!

The Belvedere

This is a great pub on the north side at Woody’s Point.Excellent food, great atmosphere, great selection of food choices and also has a cool outdoor play area for the kids, so the adults can sit and enjoy that cold beverage. Tanya


Kids Meals

The Belvedere, Woody’s Point, Redcliffe

A great restaurant for families at Woody’s Point – Redcliffe. A great selection of food on the menu, indoor and outside dining options. Playground for the kids to be kept busy. One to enjoy as somewhere different to visit. Tanya@tanya_australianadventures

Discounted Dinners

Brisbane Sixi

Thirty dollars for the 2 Chinese hamburgers and the huge bowl of beef and noodle soup. Traditional Chinese. Very delicious.



Dundees Cafe at Cairns Aquarium with Anne and Chris

Mountview Alpaca Farm

Mountview Alpaca Farm

At O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards

An amazing fun attraction to create those special memories with family and friends.

It’s a experience to get up close and meet an alpaca by been able to lead it around the vineyard grounds to get those cool selfies cuddling and feeding an alpaca.

The vineyard has some lovely food and drink options to enjoy while here, sit on a picnic blanket enjoying the creek while the kids play happily in sight

Eat Street North Shore Brisbane

Wow this is a must do when living in QLD, if your a lover of good food and entertainment then you will enjoy this place.

Eat street is a quirky place to take all the family (There pet friendly too) a spot to meet with friends and somewhere different to take any visiting family.

Its a magical place where food vendors operate out of converted shipping containers providing a taste of around the world from the worlds seven continents (Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.)

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We love going as a family trying the yummy food from the different vendors, we love the atmosphere of having live entertainment. We take our Mr 6 he loves the naughty food, especially the pizza stand followed by a chocolate coco pop thick milkshake.

You have to go to see what the hype is all about.

Opening times are Friday to Sunday 4pm until 9pm/10pm

Long Island Bar and Kitchen Redlands

A cocktail and a yummy meal where we had a ladies dinner.
Situated at Victoria Point the restaurant has a beautiful boho feel about it and has some epic cocktails.
We had the cocktail called Princess.
More of a younger vibe going here, regular dj’s and themed nights with special food offers on through the week

Warrior Restaurant and Bar

Warrior Restaurant is the very new restaurant opened part of the Australia zoo by the Irwin family.This is a beautiful addition to the zoo, a spectacular place to visit and has a feel of Steve Irwin himself would love this. 

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It’s situated just down the road from the zoo and also has cabins on site your able to stay in also.Situated surrounded by the wildlife of kangaroos, wallabies, Koala’s and a snake in a spectacular display tank.A excellent choice of local foods and a great selection of drinks.We stopped by here on our way home back from the zoo to has a good look around and enjoy a nice glass of wine on the outdoor veranda.

Kiki Cafe Brisbane

Great spot for a coffee or cocktail and they serve a great banh mi.Chris

Botanical Gardens Market

An endless amount of options we went with Pad Thai. Delicious!


New Farm Deli

New Farm is a really well known Deli in New Farm/Brisbane. It has cured meats, cheeses, preserves, wine and coffee. It is a short ride on the ferry from Brisbane and well worth the visit! Hand down the best panini I have ever had! The bread had a delicate crust and soft light centre. Devine with the fillings, one with the salmon and the other with the roast beef, we shared so we could east more off the menu . 10 out of 10 would recommend!


Max Brenner Chocolate Restaurant

Get your chocolate fix at the famous Max Brenner chocolate restaurant.
Eat dinner at home or at another restaurant and hit this place up for the dessert.
Or just head straight here on an empty stomach and have a yummy chocolate dinner.
The hot chocolate is top notch, well to be fair all of our choices were.
You certainly won’t be disappointed with your visit.


Yiani’s Coolum Beach Greek Restaurant.

A little taste of Greece in the Sunshine Coast suburb of Coolum.
Lovely friendly staff, very accomodating, child friendly meals a great selection and atmosphere here.
Worth a visit if you’re in the area.


Cafe 63, Redcliffe

A place that serves nothing fancy, easy, favourable meals for the whole family.Take outs for the picnic on the waters front. Coffees, breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Tanya


The Paddock Bakery near Burleigh Beach

A absolute must of a place to visit. The food in this place is magnificent, fresh and just so yummy. We went for breakfast and enjoyed the boiled eggs, milkshakes and a few naughty but so yummy treats from the bakery you can select to take away. Well worth the visit for the cookies and donuts.Close to Burleigh beach too. Tanya