Sips and Bites: Winter 2024

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Lucio’s Marina lunch specials are back! Featuring a selection of dishes from the everyday menu and weekly specials, enjoy authentic Italian cuisine with warm, friendly service. Indulge in the Seafood Experience for Two or Happy Hour with half-price oysters in the River Lounge from Wednesday to Saturday.

Chinadina in Noosaville is serving up the best of Cantonese cooking with its YumCha menu – from just $29pp feast on the likes of pork buns, scallop Hargow, chicken fried wontons and more.

Calling all señores & señoritas, Bandita Mexican has launched an all-new, all-day breakfast and brunch line-up packed with flavoursome classics! Arriba Arriba!

From their renowned long table feasts, Monday to Friday lunch specials (2-course + glass of wine $42pp OR 3-course + glass of wine $49pp) and Monday to Thursday dinner specials (2-course $42pp OR 3 -course $49pp), to their laid-back live music sessions (with fresh fish & chips) on the lawn every Friday & Saturday, Noosa Boathouse has the views and the vibes!

Did someone say lonnng lunch? Gusto Noosa’s bottomless lunches are held on the first Saturday of every month and include five-courses + free flowing wine for two hours. This is your permission to make *pour* decisions!


Noosa Waterfront Restaurant & Bar’s popular Italian Long Lunches are back! On the last Sunday of the month, enjoy a sharing style antipasto, primi piatti, secondi and dolce with a glass of prosecco for $79. Enjoy a local’s two-course meal with a glass of wine for $69, every Wednesday and Thursday or grab a Bento style lunch box special and a glass of wine for $45, every Friday and Saturday.

Get social at Park & Cove Restaurant in Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas! Gather, drink and dine every day with daily beer and wine specials, cocktail of the day and live music every Friday to Sunday.

Neat, straight up or on the rocks? Enjoy Martini Hour in the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort Riviera Bar & Lounge and savour the art of French cuisine with a sumptuous selection of epicurean delights, no reservations required. Plus the Noosa Beach House Bar is now offering breakfast!

Enjoy a delightful culinary experience of antipasti, secondi, insalata, dolce and a glass of wine for $75 per person at Locale Noosa every Friday and Saturday!

Enjoy weekly specials with a side of ocean views at the Sunshine Beach Surfy. Grab a Monday night steak special (250g steak for $22.50), Tuesday night $25 parmy; or 20% off all steaks for members on Wednesday night.

You might remember Flo’s Crêperie Noosa’s sold-out ‘Go with the Flo’ tasting dinners featuring French classics with a Flo’s flavour?! Well dinner just got Francier with Chef Francois Poulard’s new personally designed French dinner menu to complement their delicious crêpes and galettes!


Matt Sinclair and the Sum Yung Guys team are opening into a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant overlooking the Noosa River! Pelicano Noosa is set to open in September and will be the newest culinary endeavour for Matt and fellow chefs Michael Rickard and Jeremiah Jones.


After winning Gold at the World Vodka Awards, the CAVU Distilling team have added another global gong with its Nil Desperandum – Botanical rum winning Gold at the World Rum Awards! The team’s Locky Craven has been honoured with the prestigious Independent Stave Company Young Distiller Fellowship. Congrats Locky! Unleash your inner mixologist at a Sunshine & Sons cocktail masterclass for $99 including crafting three cocktails + snacks for just $15, fully redeemable on any 700ml bottle purchase. 

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