Cafes at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


Cafes at South Bank

For a casual meal, you can't beat a laid-back cafe. Discover South Bank's cafes.
Nodo - Donuts

Belle Époque

A little piece of Paris awaits you in this patisserie-style café located at the Emporium Hotel. Serving breakfast and lunch options as well as pastries and sweets, also featuring a champagne bar open in the evenings.

Cafe Lagoona's

Overlooking the Boat Pool and the ever-impressive city skyline, the cafe's locale boasts one of Brisbane's best vistas. 

Coco Bliss

Coco Bliss provides healthy, superfood boosted eats and drinks such as acai bowls and smoothies. The menu is predominately raw, vegan, gluten free and completely refined sugar free.

Denim. Co 

This Little Stanley Street cafe is a great place for breakfast, lunch or a light evening meal and, of course, coffee made using tried and true Lavazza beans!


DotEspresso serves Di Bella Coffee as well as tea, chai tea and hot chocolate, opening early mornings to help kick-start your day.

Espresso Garage 

This might just look like a hole in the wall, but boy do they know how to serve a coffee! Great for your early-morning pick-me-up and a favourite of the cycling fraternity.

GOMA Bistro

Brisbane's best river-front venue is open for delicious lunches, lazy weekend grazing and everything in between. 

Lost Bean

A great spot for coffee, serving breakfast, lunch and quick bites to eat, Lost Bean offers savoury dishes and sweet treats.

Main Street Market 

Main Street Market offers a special flavoured shake menu, coffee and sweet treats including doughnuts and cronuts.


Located in the Merivale Street foyer of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivales serves gourmet sandwiches, cakes, pastries and coffee.

Mi Casa Cafe

Tucked under the Southpoint Building, Mi Casa Cafe serves coffee, milkshakes, frappes and cafe food.


Renowned for their gluten-free, ‘baked not fried’ donuts, Nodo located on the ground floor of the ABC building also offers coffee and shakes as well as healthy, wholesome brunch and lunch options.

Olio Café and Bar

Olio Café and Bar is located in the Grey Street foyer of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition and offers a contemporary Mediterranean-style menu.

The Pantry On Grey

The Pantry on Grey cafe offers coffee, juice and eats made fresh in-store.

The Treehouse

Pull up a seat or grab a quick takeaway coffee at The Treehouse, a little gem tucked in a nook on Grey Street.

For cheap eats, dessert, fine dining, restaurant and bar options at South Bank head to the 'Eat and drink' page.