Food & Drink

What’s Open This Easter Long Weekend On The Sunshine Coast

By Isabel Croker
5th Apr 2023

As satisfying as stuffing your face with hot cross buns and chocolate eggs can be, we know you’ll be eager to put your precious four days off to good use. 

This Easter long weekend on the Sunshine Coast, we’re pointing you in the direction of some of our favourite cafes, restaurants and bars, where you can chow down on your favourite breakfasts, brunches, dinners and everything in between. Hop to it.


Frankies | Woombye

Frankies will be open 6:30am to 11am on Good Friday, 6:30am to 1pm on Easter Saturday, and 6:30am to 11am on Easter Monday. The team will be taking a well-deserved break on Easter Sunday. 

Lamkin Lane | Caloundra

Pumping out what’s been rated as some of the best coffee on the Sunshine Coast, if you’ve never dropped by this cute-as-a-button spot, make it your next detour on the way to the beach. Lamkin Lane will be open from 6:30am until 1pm all Easter long weekend, so you've got no excuses.

Outer Square | Peregian Village

One of our favourite cafes on the Sunshine Coast, Outer Square has taken the Sunny Coast by storm with their refined yet laidback eats which will have you coming back again...and again. If you haven't already paid them a visit, you can pop in all Easter long weekend from 5:30am to 3pm, and on Thursday night they will be open from 5:30am until late.

Lil Canteen | Buddina

Hands down one of the best heathy brunch spots on the Sunshine Coast, Lil Canteen will be keeping their doors open this Easter long weekend so you can balance out all that chocolate. Chow down on their famous nourish bowls and bagel boys any day over the long weekend, from 6am until 12pm.

White Picket Fence | Caloundra

Open every day from 7am to 12pm over the Easter long weekend, you can count on White Picket Fence to have your brunching needs covered, with their delicious new autumn menu pulling out all the stops this Easter.

Banana Blossom | Alex Heads

This fresh salad-slinging joint will be open from 11am to 7:30pm every day over the Easter long weekend for your health fix. 

The Nines | Maroochydore

You might not be able to get your epic loaded shake fix on Good Friday, but don’t despair—The Nines kitchen is open Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 8am to 2pm. Our stomachs are ready.

Moonstruck | Noosa

Besides amazing boutique roasted coffee and an unique range of gin (yes gin and coffee together in the one spot), Moonstruck’s menu will not let you down when it comes to food. The talented team will be serving up all the good things every day over the Easter long weekend, from 6:30am until 1:30pm.

Yo-Chi | Noosa

Cult-favourite frozen yoghurt joint, Yo-Chi will be dishing up our favourite fro-yo every day over the Easter Long Weekend from 11am to 10pm on Good Friday, 10am to 10pm on Easter Saturday, 9:30am to 9pm on Easter Sunday and 11am to 9pm on Easter Monday. 

The Toast Office | Mooloolaba

The Toast Office is the Sunshine Coast's first gourmet toastery and we're here for it.  This gourmet toastery takeaway joint is bringing a bite of the burgeoning toasted sandwich scene to Mooloolaba Beach, slinging up cheesy gourmet toasties paired with artisan roasted coffee from Criminal Coffee Company. Get your mouth around one of their cheese-filled toasties from 9am to 2pm on Good Friday and 8:30am to 2:30pm on Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday.

Restaurants & Bars

Dirty Moes | Mooloolaba

Our favourite burger, beer and slow-cooked meat joint, Dirty Moes, will be open 12pm to late every day over the Easter long weekend.

Atelier Wine Bar | Noosa

This refined white-washed wine bar will be open from 4pm to late on Good Friday and Easter Saturday, and 5pm to 9pm on Easter Sunday. 

Urban Lamb | Buddina

Think lamb-centric takeway, but seriously levelled up. This high-end takeaway store will be slinging up lamb roasts from 12pm to 7pm every day over the Easter long weekend.

O Bar | Noosa

This newbie rooftop bar will be open from 4pm to late across the Easter long weekend.

Boston Shaker Bar | Mooloolaba

Boston Shaker Bar is a themed bar plucked straight out of 1920's Prohibition America and it is closed on Good Friday but open 4pm to late on Easter Saturday, 4pm to 10pm on Easter Sunday and 5pm to 10pm on Easter Monday.

Miss Moneypenny's | Noosa 

Serving up a diverse range of international standard cocktails and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern inspired dining, this place has the best of both worlds, a great location and even better food and drinks. You can pay Miss Moneypenny's a visit this Easter long weekend, with the restaurant open every day from 12pm until late. 

Light Years Asian Diner | Noosa

Light Years is like the cool older sister we all wish we were. She's refined, she's bright and loads of fun. Dive into Light Years' famous bao buns paired with tantalisting cocktails this Easter long weekend. Light Years will be open from 12pm until 11pm all weekend long.

Your Mates Brewhouse | Kawana

One of our favourite Sunshine Coast breweries, Your Mates, is staying open this Easter long weekend from 11am until 4:30pm on Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday, for all of the best brews and chews. 

ALBA | Noosa

ALBA by Kuruvita is a dreamy space which boasts a cafe, providore, pizzeria and a laid cocktail back bar which transforms into a stylish restaurant as the sun sets. Yes, it's as pretty as it sounds. You can pay a visit and feast on local produce on Good Friday and Easter Saturday from 7:30am unti late.

Image credit: Amy Higg for Urban List

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