Brisbane's Best Bayside Cafes

Brisbane's beautiful bayside is home to some charming foodie cafes, many of them with water views, that make a great spot for a leisurely weekend breakfast or lunch. Here's 15 of the best:

With views across the water on Redcliffe's foreshore, Butcher Baker Coffee Maker is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy some delicious food.
Cafe La Mer's al fresco deck offers a true waterfront dining experience for breakfast, morning tea or lunch
Little Bloomfield Café & Wine Bar, found at the quiet end of Bloomfield Street beside the library, is café by day and cosy wine bar on Saturday nights
Tide on the Jetty is a cafe wine bar in prime position overlooking the Manly Marina on the William Gunn Jetty
Baaia cafe is a little gem of a waterfront cafe in an old Sandgate store, with stunning views across Moreton Bay.
Ginger and Lime is Redland's little secret, a cute café tucked away on Birkdale Road in the bayside suburb serving top-notch food and beverages.
The Witchin' Kitchen is a charming art deco bayside cafe with a delicious healthy menu
The rustic Cleveland Lighthouse Cafe Bar (circa 1936) is the budget part of a quirky clique of eateries.
The Rabbit Hole Cafe has outdoor tables to welcome pets, relaxing indoor corners and an inspirational space upstairs
Pelican's View Café is the bayside's best kept secret, with an all-day breakfast/lunch menu and lovely views
Bringing a touch of class to the historical Masonic Lodge perched on Sandgate's cliff top is this splendid cafe with its own tiny in-house homewares and giftshop.
A fusion of flavors from around the world, waterfront views and a top kids play area are 3 good reasons to visit Cafe Diversity
3 eight nine is a funky chic little cafe on the beach front shopping village of Scarborough that makes a great drop in
Sea Salt and Vine is Scarborough’s hidden gem – a breezy seafront café under the fig trees tucked away inside the Scarborough Holiday Village.
The Bloom Room in Birkdale would have to be Brisbane’s prettiest café, festooned with flowers, draped across walls

Looking for cafes in your neighbourhood, head to our Eat & Drink section to see what's near to you, and what's worth a visit further afield. You'll also discover dog-friendly cafes and child-friendly cafes to check out.

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