Being the active lot that we are, there isn’t much we’d rather being doing on the Queen’s birthday public holiday than scoffing down some grub at one of Brisbane's fine establishments. For the day that usually means keeping your fridge stocked and being prepared-101, never fear, Brisbane's best cafes will be cooking with gas this upcoming public hol—shout out to ya, legends!.
Enjoy the extra day, guys, here's what's open this Queens's birthday public holiday 2017. Cheers, Lizzy!
Doughnuts should seriously be for everyone and it pains us to know that those GF are going without. Nodo will be whipping up banging doughnut rounds from 8am-2pm, free from gluten and processed sugars. It won’t even count as cheat day this public holiday, we promise!
The Brunswick Project
With specialty brews from Rosso Roasting Co. and favourites such as ‘french toast’ and ‘eggs benny’, all your mid morning cravings will be satisfied at little nook TBP. Head down this public holiday!
Charlie’s Raw Squeeze
Greenslopes, Everton Park, and Newstead
Serving up fresh acai bowls, superfood smoothies, juices and vegan favourites including Cloverly Cupcakes and NiceCreams, Charlie's at Greenslopes is the one-stop for guilt-free bliss this Queen’s birthday holiday.
The first born of the Miss Jones-Little Loco duo, this comfortably quaint and friendly environment makes for a spot worth a swing by on your morning commute, a weekend brunch session or even this public holiday!
In a bright room full of pastel hues infiltrated by timber and greenery, you’ll find Miss Jones. With crowd favourite menu options where you are bound to find something attractive AND tasty, you can’t go wrong. Cheers to that, Queen Elizabeth!
Because we all need our coffee, and we need it made to perfection too. Elixir is here to help, and trading on this public holiday. Cheers, legends!
Frankie & George
Frankie & George serve up gourmet food that’s seriously fast while ticking all those trend boxes we like - seasonal, local and organic. Grab a Single O roasted coffee this Monday or one of their decadent frappes - you’ll be sure to fall in love.
Scout cafe; the sort of cafe that feels like your second home, with much better coffee. The menu rotates regularly, keeping things interesting. Fresh salads and Bagel Boys bagels are the stars of Scout’s show, head down and grab your fix this public holiday.
Serving up a delicious menu for breakfast and lunch, Chapter IV also bake all manner of sweet treats in house, making it a great local spot for mid-morning coffee this Queen’s Birthday. Score!
Atticus Finch Cafe is all maintaining the simple and easygoing atmosphere we love—paired with seriously good food and coffee. Open till 12pm this public holiday - so get your breakfast fix early!
Three Girls Skipping
Attention - for all your avo on toast cravings, Three Girls Skipping does an extraordinary job. With so much to offer and dog friendly surrounds (big win!), this little nook is seriously high on our lists this public holiday.
Barrow & Bear Coffee
Barrow & Bear’s menu is seriously other-worldly, and we mean it. With a menu inspired from places all over the world, head down this public holiday to pretend you’ve taken annual leave, right in the heart of Brisbane. (Sigh).
We love all things light, bright and contemporary - and Anouk is all the things plus more. Try the brioche french toast this holiday - we know you’ll absolutely love it.
Set among the hustle and bustle of Paddington's Latrobe Terrace, their signature Louie Louie blend can be smelt as soon as you open its doors. Serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Little Brew is the perfect stop to unwind this public holiday.
Wilston and Kenmore
If you’re still feeling a bit under the weather come nightfall this Monday, just make the call—these guys will deliver to your door. Pizza and Netflix, they go together like Ben & Jerry’s. We love you Pizzeria Violetta.
Cha Cha Char
You’ve probably heard of the succulent steaks at Cha Cha Char in Brisbane’s CBD. If you haven’t we highly recommend you try them for dinner this public holiday—doors will be open from 6pm–11pm.
Gorge on salmon sashimi at Jellyfish in the heart of Brisbane City. Jellyfish opens at 6pm and closes at 10pm, so get in quick!
The Croft House Town Kitchen & Bar
Pulled pork and potato croquettes—need we say anymore? Definitely pay a visit to The Croft House Town Kitchen & Bar this Queen’s Birthday public holiday.
Alfred & Constance
Leave Monday’s breakfast to the pros at Alfred & Constance, we hear (we know) the mixed mushroom omelette is pretty amazing! Trading as usual from 7am–12am.
Have a chorizo-filled omelette or eggs with zucchini fritters at Smoked Paprika from 7am–2:30pm, perfect after a night out on the town!
Corbett & Claude
Sadly, Corbett & Claude’s Elizabeth Street restaurant is closed, but, lucky for us, their Indooroopilly venue is open 11am-11pm. Their tapas is sublime.
Shouk Café is open for breakfast and lunch service this public holiday, from 7:30am–1pm, with a reduced menu. If you couldn’t bear to eat anything after the previous night’s drinks, at the very least, you should treat yourself to a coffee—you’re body will thank you for it.
Three Girls Skipping
Serving breakfast, brunch and an array of mouth-watering desserts, all the food is made on-site at Three Girls so it’s super fresh and delicious, and it’s open this Queen’s B-day. YAY!
The Brass Barrel
Slow cooked lamb with quinoa salad and pomegranate dressing is the perfect spring meal! Definitely pay the Brass Barrel a visit on your day off. Here are the deets: open 6am–4pm, but the kitchen closes at 2:30pm.
Fritzenberger is trading as usual on the Queen’s Birthday public holiday, where you’ll have a fritzen good time, trust us. Try the loaded fries with cheese sauce, candied bacon, green onions, coated in Fritzensauce and topped with Twisties salt! Did someone say cheese?