Breakfast to Brunch

Sit and stay, take away, feast or graze with the best breakfast and brunch spots The City has to offer.

Weekday Warriors: Monday to Friday

  1. For a healthy vegetarian breakfast that doesn't skimp on taste, hit up Kitchen Sanitarium.
  2. Pourboy Espresso's breakfast is based on seasonal ingredients and French techniques.
  3. Hearty, delicious and no-fuss fare is what breakfast at The Cutting Board is all about.
  4. Home to a great bagel menu, Cawfee embraces the one-handed breakfast staple in style.
  5. For fresh breakfast favourites with a couple of surprises. The Collective has it covered.

Use the Force

Death Star

Hit up Death Star Canteen for a modest but mighty selection of quirky breakfast options, all enhanced by the cafe’s Star Wars theme.

359 Queen St | 0404 384 405

Modern Classic

Casual yet sophisticated, Cicada offers an ever-changing daily menu with specials for all sorts. The paleo-friendly muesli is an instant hit.

48 Adelaide St | 07 3211 2161

Rollin' on the River

River Bar and Kitchen

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Matt Moran’s Riverbar & Kitchen is a breakfast haven with favourites to suit any style.

71 Eagle St | 07 3211 9020

An Ode to the Bean

Coffee Anthology

Legitimate caffeine heads are spoilt for choice at this treasure trove of a cafe. Coffee Anthology boasts a large collection of brews from some of the biggest names in the Aussie coffee business, with up to four on offer at any given time. It also holds the coveted title of Best Cafe in Australia from review site Beanhunter. They’re some serious credentials!

126 Margaret St | 07 3210 1881

Secret Garden

The Gardens Club

A charming heritage-listed curator’s cottage in the City Botanic Gardens, The Gardens Club is a profit-for-purpose cafe and events space with a seasonal fresh menu that celebrates Queensland agriculture. 

75 Gardens Point Rd | 07 3012 9606

Local and Loving It


It’s hard not to stare when you enter the beautiful three-storey heritage-listed building that houses Botero. Locally sourced fare makes up the menu, plus five coffee blends from its very own roastery in Maclean, New South Wales. 

258 Adelaide St | 07 3040 5114

Just Like Mama Makes

Nessun Dorma’s weekday breakfast fare reads like a comforting hug – classics like house-made baked beans and French toast feature to create a menu designed to please. Sip on one of the amazing house-blend coffees to top it off.

127 Margaret St | 07 3003 1346

Give Me The Lot


Jabiru offers an all-day breakfast menu that won’t break the bank. Loaded with every favourite you can imagine plus a selection of snazzy add-ons, you can build
a meal that’s sure to satisfy.

Level 1, 241 Adelaide St | 07 3062 0245

Feelin' fresh

Nestled near the Elizabeth Street entrance of Wintergarden, Irving Place boasts a nourishing menu focused on seasonal local produce from independently run producers around Brisbane. But coffee lovers will feel right at home here with a changing selection of specialty coffee from both big and boutique coffee roasters.

Wintergarden | 07 3003 1766

Goodness Gracious

Recharge from the hustle and bustle of Queen Street Mall at Felix for Goodness. The light-filled space and wholesome organically sourced seasonal menu are sure to add a dose of calm to your city adventure.

50 Burnett Ln | 07 3161 7966

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