North Stradbroke Island has three main townships – Dunwich, Amity Point and Point Lookout. All three areas have places to eat and drink ranging from trawler-fresh seafood, island-style pizzas, hearty club and pub meals, classic fish ‘n’ chips, homemade gelato and more.
Best places to eat and drink on North Stradbroke Island
There are plenty of choices for a bite to eat; waterfront dining, club meals, takeaway shops, and cafe/bakeries. You can also grab ingredients for a picnic or platters at the local stores and butcher.
Dunwich (Goompi) is the cultural heart of the island and the arrival point for all visitors to the island.
There is much to see and do so don't just drive through. If you are after a bite to eat, some ingredients for a picnic or platter or even some meat for your BBQ, Dunwich has a range of cafés, restaurants and shops all run by local businesses.
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Located at 5 Junner St, Dunwich QLD 4183, just a short walk from the SeaLink ferry terminal Straddie Brewing Co offers a range of quality craft beers as well as a hand-selected range of fine wines and artisanal spirits. Complimented by their locally sourced menu that caters to tastebuds seeking culture or comfort. From seasonal sharing plates, inspired by native Australian ingredients and the abundant Straddie seafood, to the more traditional family friendly hand-stretched neo-neapolitan pizzas.
Straddie Brewing Co is open from 4pm til 9pm on Thursdays and 11am til late Friday to Monday.
Situated on the main street for shops, CJ's Cafe & Pizza now offers a delicious range of traditional and gourmet pizzas as well as an assortment of side dishes and snacks including BBQ spareribs, lasagna, chicken wings, and pizza breads.
Cafe menu available
7 days a week from 7.00am - 4.00pm
Pizza menu available
7 days a week from 4.00pm - 8.00pm
Little Ship Club is situated right on the waterfront at Yabby Street Dunwich and is open to Members, guests and visitors alike. Serving bistro style meals, bar snacks and has a bar and gaming facilities onsite. Open;
The only golf course on the entire island, offering exquisite views of Brown Lake, Moreton Bay from Redland Bay to Brisbane and North to the Glasshouse Mountains.
Open for breakfast and lunch. Free tea and coffee. Free putt putt for all ages. Golf carts are available for wildlife spotting. There are lots of resident kangaroos and koalas.
Open Tuesday to Sunday 7am until 5pm
Located at 1 Stradbroke Place Dunwich, the Stradbroke Island Butchery is a locally owned and operated business that sells quality meat and small goods along with sauces, dips, crackers and more. A must visit for all your BBQ, platter or picnic needs.
Open Monday to Friday 6.30am to 5pm
Open Saturdays 6.30am to 12 midday
St Stradbroke is a family-owned and operated business that shares their appreciation of how food and wine brings families together. Sharing their good wines with a great venue. St Stradbroke is also open early for coffee and bagels.
Open 7 days
Monday & Tuesday 6am to 1pm
Wenesday to Sunday 6am to 6pm
Located at 16 Bingle Road Dunwich. This locally run cafe is open 5 days a week, serving Coffee along with breakfast and lunch including homemade cakes and cookies.
Open Wednesday to Sunday 6.30am to 3.00pm
Situated on the main street for shops, the Straddie Island Bakery offers a selection of pies & bakery treats, freshly made salad rolls, great value fish & chips and much more. Take away or eat in and enjoy a cup of coffee and the view.
Open 7 days from 6.00am - 3.00pm
Located at 11 Ballow Road, Dunwich Cellarbrations Bottle Shop and Liquor store has a range of options from Beer to Spirits and Sparkling. The Dunwich store is owned by the Stradbroke Hotel and has similar stock to the Drive thru bottleshop there.
Open 7 days from 10:00am
Located at 7 Stradbroke Place Dunwich, Straddie Market Co offers a range of fresh produce, locally baked sourdough, and freshly stocked specialty pantry.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am to 11am
Well known for fresh seafood and a relaxed family atmosphere, Amity Point is a great place to dine in or have a picnic in a shady park or on the beach.
Amity Point (Pulan) is located about 16kms (15-minute drive) from Dunwich. Amity’s appeal begins with its relaxing ambience, sandy beaches, shaded shores and easy access to Moreton Bay. There are no surf beaches at Amity, which makes it perfect for fishing, boating and snorkelling.
The large swimming enclosure provides a safe place to swim, and the flat leafy streets are great to walk or ride around to explore. The quiet, laidback ambience of Amity Point makes it a perfect place for picnics, throwing in a line or going for a relaxing swim, and it’s the perfect place to unwind and get back to basics.
The sunsets at Amity Point are incredible so make sure to sit back and watch Mother Nature put on a show.
The Amity Point Community Club is located on the first left as soon as you enter Amity Point.
The Club is licensed, open 7 days a week and facilities include Pokies, Keno and TAB, a children's playground, mini golf and pool tables.
The bistro serves lunch (12pm - 2pm) and dinner (6pm - 8pm) from Wednesday to Sunday.
Rufus King Seafoods have been spoiling Straddie visitors and locals alike for over 20 years, supplying the freshest quality seafood North Stradbroke Island has to offer. Located on Sovereign Road, Amity Point, you need to follow the main road all the way into the town, it is the last road on the left.
Rufus King Seafoods Amity Point store is open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Bo Beans Coffee is located at Amity Point (outside Rufus King Seafoods on Sovereign Road). Grinding Moreton Bay Coffee Co. beans into delicious coffee. Bo Beans Coffee provides smooth, full-bodied coffee accompanied by notes of malt and dark chocolate.
Open 7 days a week as per these timings - Weekdays: 6.30am -11.30pm; Weekends: 6.30am - 1.30pm
Sealevel 21 (formerly Seashells Cafe) is located at 21 Ballow Street, Amity Point. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Dine-In & Takeaway. The space contains a bar and is bookable for events.
Open Wednesday to Sunday 8.00am - 8.00pm
From a la carte restaurants to takeaway fish and chips and homemade gelati, Point Lookout boasts a wide range of eateries and options for breakfast, lunch, dinner most days of the week. Point Lookout (Mulumba) is located about 18kms from Dunwich and is a coastal town rich in natural beauty that will take your breath away.
Located on East Coast Road. The Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel is the ideal place to unwind. There is a bottle shop, bar with gaming facilities along with an onsite bistro which is open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bookings are recommended, especially in peak periods.
Fishes at the Point is a cafe & restaurant located at Point Lookout, opposite the stunning Gorge Walk.
Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. fresh local seafood, licensed with free Wi-Fi.
The Point Lookout Bowls Club is located on East Coast Rd, Point Lookout and offers great facilities - bar, bistro, poker machines, Keno and an ATM. The Bowlsey offers a relaxing environment for families, groups, special occasions/functions and weddings. Barefoot bowls is a popular activity for all ages.
Open from 10.00am until 10.00pm 7 days a week.
Sensational take away coffee made in an exquisite location for exceptional people. Coffee in Cylinder's provides smiles and love-made coffee down from the beach. Just come as you are! Located at Cylinder Beach, Point Lookout.
Open Saturday & Sunday 6.30am - 11.30am
The Blue Room specialises in healthy, island-style breakfast, lunch and treats. Located at 27 Mooloomba Road Point Lookout (next to the Green Room).
Open Tuesday & Wednesday: 7.00am to 10.30am
Open Thursday - Monday: 7.30pm to 2.00pm
Please note during busy periods the cafe may have take-away service only.
A small, unique, fresh seafood retail shop located at 1 Donahue Street, Point Lookout. The Starkey's provide fresh local seafood sourced from their own vessels or buy directly from vessels working in the local area.
Open Monday to Sunday from 10am - 5pm
Located at shop 4/15 Mooloomba Road, Point Lookout, Bella Balena Gelateria has a wide range of Delizia gelato and sorbet flavours to choose from and a shaded outdoor seating area with views across the ocean.
Open 7 days from 10am to 4pm daily.
Bob's Shop is located at 2 Endeavour Street, Point Lookout. Happy staff, fair pricing, great variety and open every day.
Open 7 days – 6.30am to 7.00pm
Groceries, Fruit & Vegetables, Bait & tackle, Gas cylinders and Ice
Specialising in Indian curries, Point Lookout Roadhouse offers a variety of items including food, groceries, drinks, petrol, ice cream, and the Indian curries which are becoming quite famous on the island.
Located at Point Lookout, 126 Dickson Way.
Open 6am until 7pm 7 days a week.