Discover the Noosa restaurants where food is art and picture-perfect. Take enviable pictures, relish their beauty then devour these artistic delights. Or simply, admire your meal, savour the taste and let it leave a lasting impression in your memory.
For everyone looking for art worthy and creative food from top chefs, Noosa’s your place! To help you choose, we’ve selected some of the best Noosa restaurants where food is art…
Nab yourself an absolute beachfront dining experience, where the backdrop is a beautiful as the food. Whether you come for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Bistro C, you’ll be treated to a menu curated by a passionate team and inspired by the amazing local produce the Sunshine Coast has to offer.
Kick back in this relaxed, light filled, and intimate space that offers the perfect setting for a scrumptious breakfast, lazy lunch, afternoon cocktail, or moonlit dinner.
If you’re looking for colourful, coastal food and fresh cocktails with an unrivalled view of Noosa beach in the background, Bistro C is practically an artists’ studio, not just a restaurant. Happy posing!
A taste of Bistro C dishes
Pacific oysters with mignonette dressing
Sticky soy and maple pork belly
Flourless chocolate and raspberry brownie
Vanilla Food Noosa
Get yourself to Noosa Junction for breakfast or lunch at Vanilla food, where the presentation of their food is next level. Bursting with citrus, fresh herbs and vibrant, edible flowers, their dishes are works of art. Beautifully styled both inside and out, dining at Vanilla Food offers the ideal setting for your healthy lifestyle pics and healthy eating habits!
Their menus change with the seasons and are designed with flavour and health as a priority. All their produce is grown organically and local when possible, and practically everything is made in-house. This is artful, clean eating at its finest!
A taste of Vanilla Food dishes
Moon-dried tomato bruschetta
Blue corn fish tacos
Miso caramel pumpkin
This is one of those Noosa restaurants where you can arrive in style! Take the ferry, water taxi or gondola direct to Ricky’s private jetty. This waterfront restaurant is on the stunning Noosa River, where you and your loved ones can dine with uninterrupted views, witness incredible sunsets and get some creative shots with your food.
Delight in knowing exactly where your food comes from, as Ricky’s uses local produce from their property at Maravista Farm in the Noosa Hinterland. Boasting three large vegetable plots, citrus groves, honeybees and a herd of Nindooinbah Ultra Black cattle, macadamia trees on fertile land, you know your food’s going to be amazing!
A taste of Ricky’s dishes
Yellowfin tuna, yuzu & white soy, cucumber, finger lime, miso & ginger cream
Honey glazed beef short rib, parsnip & macadamia skordalia, mustard pickled kohlrabi, horseradish
Ricotta & goats’ cheese gnudi, king brown mushroom, zucchini & pine nut cream, cavolo nero
Noosa Waterfront restaurant & bar
Looking for somewhere extra special? Then Noosa Waterfront Restaurant & Bar offers an elegant, yet laidback dining experience, overlooking a serene canal inlet in the Noosa River. Treat your loved ones to lunch or dinner and prepare to be impressed by the perfectly plated food.
Delight in a menu that’s inspired by Italian Chef, Andrea Ravezzani’s heritage. Changing seasonally, the menu honours fresh and locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. Enjoy pairing your food with award-winning wines from Australia’s most bountiful regions and wines imported from Europe. Cheers to memorable meals!
A taste of Noosa Waterfront’s dishes
Spencer gulf scallops, cumin and eggplant puree, compressed cucumber, smoked Yarra Valley caviar
Wagyu beef eye fillet, celeriac, roasted baby carrots, cannellini beans
Classic tiramisu, coffee bean ice cream, Venezuelan chocolate
Calling all plant-based foodies! Herbert is one of the newest Noosa restaurants and offers unique vegetarian and vegan dishes that utilise local and foraged ingredients, including herbs, local flowers and organic vegetables. The dishes are designed to share, so you’ll get to try a bit of everything.
Prepare to be wowed by the exquisitely presented and delicious cocktails, which are a feast for the eyes with their botanical finishes. The eclectic wine list offers wine from France, Italy, Germany and Australia, and refreshing zero alcohol drinks will get your taste buds tingling.
A taste of Herbert’s dishes
Pickled Zucchini, Lemon Myrtle & Cashew Ricotta, Pine nut Praline & Green Mango
Stone Ground Yellow Polenta, Pecorino, Truffle Honey Vinaigrette & Kale
Crumbed Baked Eggplant, Baba Ghanoush, Kohlrabi Piccalilli, Coriander Oil
Dine on iconic Hastings Street at La Vida Restaurant, where the beautiful setting offers a glamourous backdrop to enjoy your meal. The menu reflects European elements with an emphasis on local produce. The dishes are delicately presented and bursting with flavour, offering you a sensory sensation. The wine list showcases Tasmanian producers and includes European wines, paying homage to the Tasmanian owners and French head chef, Pierre Jorion.
For an extra special evening, choose a private dining experience that will leave a lasting impression. Or, if you’re looking for a casual evening out with friends, where the food and atmosphere is inviting, La Vida will deliver.
A taste of La Vida’s dishes
House made chicken liver pate, fig and onion confit, crisp
Moreton Bay Bug, Leek and saffron fondue, potato, mushroom
Affogato, Franjelico, vanilla bean ice-cream, espresso shot
You can easily get to all these Noosa restaurants from our holiday homes.
Choose from a large range of Noosa accommodation, throughout Noosa’s eastern beaches. Ranging from stylish apartments and couple’s retreats to townhouses and large, family beachfront homes.
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