Best Cafes With A View

Cafes with a view are a rare commodity in and around Brisbane yet if you know where to go there are some stunning outlooks to be enjoyed from the dining table. With that in mind we've rounded up 10 cafes around Brisbane and the south-east for when the occasion calls for a side of scenery.  

Medley Café Restaurant

From its exclusive location alongside the Story Bridge, historic Yungaba and a secret beach, this lovely café restaurant is the go-to for breakfast, lunch and dinner with one of the city's best views..more

Malt Pier

Tucked away on the waterfront in an old industrial inner city suburb, this chic café bar serves up a top notch breakfast and lunch as well as a great range of boutique beers, spirits and cocktails...more

The Lovewell Project

Perched atop the highest hill on Brisbane's southside, this local's secret cafe for a good cause has views to rival Mt Coot-tha and on a clear day you can see as far as Moreton Bay islands...more

Northshore Harbour Café

A sleek modern copper-backed eatery nestled in a picturesque riverfront pocket with its own white sandy beach, Northshore Harbour Café is a top place for breakfast, lunch and a spot of kayaking...more

Chapter IV

Not only is the food served at this chic and charming café worth a visit alone, a bonus is the stunning Brisbane vistas from the back verandah of the old colonial shop that it occupies...more

End of the Road Café

True to its name, this cute little café with river deck can be found hidden at the end of a road in New Farm - a popular park-side spot for coffee, delicious cakes and light meals....more

Pitstop on Mt Mee

One of south east Queensland's best kept secrets is this rustic little shed café with jaw-dropping views and a stash of quirky memorabilia, open for breakfast and lunch on weekends...more

Cloverlea Cottage

Perched high in the hills of Mt Nebo with some of SEQ's most jaw-dropping views, this cafe in an old dairy cottage is well worth taking a drive up to visit for a casual breakfast or lunch....more

Picnic Point Café

It's a bit of a hike from Brisbane but there's no better view to be had from up in the ranges where this licensed café sits on an historic picnic spot, serving up breakfast and lunch seven days a week...more

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Brisbane Night Market steps back in time with Roaring Rockabilly
Enjoy a delicious 5 course dinner paired with Barossa Valley's Teusner Wines
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer
The skies over Redcliffe are set to come to colourful life with KiteFest
This major free exhibition at GOMA features more than 100 works
American actor, writer & comedian, Nick Offerman, is bringing his brand-new live comedy show to QPAC
The Finders Keepers is a fabulous 3 day market held in the Brisbane Showgrounds
The major highlight of the 2019 Winter Racing Carnival is happening on Jun 22
The musical theatre classic Oklahoma! is coming to Brisbane