Food & Drink

Your Sunshine Coast Foodie Guide To The Best Summer Ever

By Claire Plush
15th Nov 2019

Your Guide To Your Ultimate Foodie Summer on the sunshine coast

If, like us, you’re a sucker for any event or activity involving food, then buckle up. 

If your ultimate summer on the Sunshine Coast is less about baking on the beach and more about long lunches with fine food and cocktails, hosting an epic dinner at home championing farmers market finds, or nabbing an exclusive seat at the latest culinary event, we’ve got the Summer of Fun itinerary for you.   

November

Beats & Eats

Beats & Eats is a new Sunshine Coast market combining two of our favourite things—live music and food. Kicking off from 5pm to 9pm, Beats & Eats will transform Maroochydore into a foodie’s haven. With a lineup of food trucks satisfying every taste, as well as a bar, it’ll become your new go-to for a “welcome to the weekend” feast.
When: Friday 15 November, from 5pm to 9pm
Where: Sunshine Coast Home, 100 Maroochydore Road, Maroochydore
For more info, click here.

Sunshine Coast Uncorked

Lovers of good beer, wine and spirits, listen up! Sample some of Australia’s top drops and hear some of the stories from the source in the ultimate tasting experience at Sunshine Coast Uncorked for just $20. Hand-picked suppliers include Chandon, Moet, Oyster Bay, Penfolds, Tempus Two, Veuve, Wolf Blass and Yalumba, along with an offering of delicious food and live music. Fancy upgrading to connoisseur status? For an extra $15, you can attend a masterclass. 
When: Saturday 16 November, 2pm to 6pm 
Where: The Shed at Aussie World, Frizzo Road, Palmview
For more info, click here.

Shobosho Dinner

Talk about every foodie’s dream—Shobosho’s Head Chef Adam Liston is bringing his cool communal take on dining to The Tamarind in Maleny for one night only. Shobosho is an Adelaide institution and we’re incredibly lucky to have the famous Japanese charcoal experience brought to our neck of the woods. In an epic takeover, The Tamarind will be transformed with a new food style, new vibes and a new look that will make this a group dining experience on the Sunshine Coast not to be missed. Featuring a six-course set menu including Salmon Tataki, Tsukune and Yuzu cheesecake, you can be sure this is one of the tastiest and best things to do on the Sunshine Coast.
When: Friday 22 November, 6.30pm to 10pm
Where: The Tamarind, Spicers Tamarind, 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny
For more info, click here

December

Bottomless Bubbles Christmas High Tea

Setting the standard for high tea on the Sunshine Coast, Aimee Provence in Buderim provides a traditional service of loose-leaf English teas, petit fours, savoury ribbon sandwiches and the most scrumptious scones topped with homemade jam and lashings of clotted cream. And, this festive season, they’re taking it next-level with a Bottomless Bubbles Christmas High Tea where you’ll indulge in Christmas-themed finger food (save room for the Cherry Ripe macaroon!) and as many glasses of bubbly as you can handle. 
When: Aimee Provence, 
Where: 100 Burnett Street, Buderim
For more info, click here.

The Food Truck Roll-Up

BYO wet wipes, stretchy pants and a big appetite because The Food Truck Roll-Up is happening one last time before 2019 is done and dusted. Popping up at Mooloolaba Bowls Club, you can expect a totally Christmas-themed event for the whole fam, with a line-up of delicious moveable feasts that’ll have you checking in to a food coma before you can say bon appétit!
When: Sunday 22 December, 3pm to 7pm
Where: Mooloolaba Bowls Club, 60-70 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba
For more info, click here.

January

Brewery Hop Across The Sunshine Coast

No longer is there a need to venture outside our beer-filled region to get that tank-to-tap-to-pint-glass experience. Whether you’re a seasoned beer swiller or just like a reason to get out and socialise; there’s a list of epic breweries on the Sunshine Coast that should totally be on your radar. Take advantage of our beer obsession this summer and brewery hop your way from coast to hinterland. Some of our current faves are: Your Mates Brewhouse, Land & Sea, 10 Toes and newcomer, Boiling Pot. Plus, there’s a heap more! Whatever you do, organise that designated drive now.
When: All summer long
Where: Various locations across the Sunshine Coast

Round Out Your Summer Hols With The Best New Eats

It's hard to keep up with the new openings on the Sunshine Coast, and really, you don't have to. That's our job. Whether you're looking for a classy dinner at a new spot to impress someone special or just somewhere to catch up for a new year brunch, we've got you covered. Check out all the best new cafes and restaurants on the Sunshine Coast here. 
When: All summer long
Where: Various locations across the Sunshine Coast

Need more activities on your plate? Check out the rest of our Best Summer Ever itineraries here.

Image credit: Urban List

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