What's open on a Sunday in Brisbane City - Visit Brisbane


What's open on a Sunday in Brisbane City

t's a Sunday morning and you spent all Saturday binge-watching Netflix and ordering delivery pizza (#noregrets) and now you feel like getting out of the house? Leave the two-minute noodles in the pantry – we’ve got your back and have sourced the restaurants and bars in the CBD that are open for Sunday sustenance plus Monday bragging rights. After all, YOLO.

Cafes, coffee and breakfasts

Bonsai Botanika

Get your coffee fix, your chocolate fix and a Japanese fix all in one. Don't leave without a slice of the flourless chocolate cake.
Open: 10am-5pm

O Brasileiro

Savour the flavours of Brazil, with salty picanha beef, beans and rice, pao de queijo, feijoada stew and more. Wash it down with an acai smoothie.
Open: 9am-4pm



Wander down the nondescript alleyway off Queen Street Mall to find Brew. Chill out in the dimly lit, bunker-like haunt with breakfast and a coffee and stay for a laid-back lunch. 
Open: 8am-10pm

Cook & Co

Drop in for breakfast and taste locally sourced produce from the land and sea using an array of cooking techniques with a significant spotlight on the char-grill.
Open: 7-10.30am

The Croft House

This is perfect spot to people watch in the City, and is great for a sit-down meal, a quick takeaway pick-up, popping in to the coffee window, or some relaxed afternoon drinks. 
Open: 7am-9:30pm

Dello Mano

You may walk in for a coffee but we won’t blame you if you walk out with a box of brownies.
Open: 8.30am-5pm


Customs House

Relax on the river terrace beneath the glorious Customs House over a delicious breakfast, lunch or coffee with spectacular waterfront views. 
Open: 9:30am-4pm

The Gardens Club

Soak in the serenity of the picturesque City Botanic Gardens. After your meal, take a walk through the park and along the river. 
Open: 7.30am-4pm

Jak + Hill

Jack and Jill may have gone up the hill to fetch a pail of water, but there's no such effort involved in venturing to Spring Hill hotspot Jak + Hill.
Open: 8am-1:30pm


Drop in for Allpress Coffee, Italian treats and breakfast or lunch eats at this super chic little coffee bar hidden in historic Tattersall’s Arcade off Queen Street Mall.
Open: 9am-4pm

Noosa Chocolate Factory

Hot chocolate from Noosa Chocolate Factory

A dream come true for the sweet tooth, it's also a great coffee stop on Sundays. If coffee isn't your thing, try one of the hot chocolates made using real melted chocolate.
Open: 7.30am-6pm

Pancake Manor

Housed in a former church built in 1904, Pancake Manor serves a delicious variety of sweet and savoury food from its American influenced menu, with special mention to the fluffy pancakes, crepes and salads. 
Open: 24/7

The Pantry

Housed in the Old Government House courtyard. Drop in for a meal and a coffee before a day exploring the City Botanic Gardens.
Open: 10am-2pm

Riverbar and Kitchen


Overlooking the beautiful Brisbane River and Story Bridge, get up nice and early for a hearty breakfast or drop by for a Sunday sesh.
Open: 7am-12am

Sugar n' Spice

Tucked away on Adelaide St, Sugar n’ Spice offers great coffee and even greater trading hours. 
Open: 6am-2pm

Vintaged Bar and Grill, Hilton Brisbane

Savour homemade produce with a rustic touch as executive chef Jeremy Clark serves up quality, uncomplicated breakfast dishes. 
Open: 7-11am

Cheap eats & takeaway's

Bagel Boys

An excellent breakfast, lunch or snack option, Bagel Boys have 11 different bagel flavours to choose from.
Open: 8.30am-3pm (Adelaide St) 

Comuna Cantina

Comuna Cantina brings Latin street food - arepas, tacos, tortas and even ensaladas - to Albert Lane.
Open: 11am-11pm

Harajuku Gyoza

Tucked into Albert Lane, Harajuku Gyoza is serving up handmade gyozas and Japanese food. The fun atmosphere is always lively - order sake and be cheered on like the hero that you are.
Open: 11am-9pm

Indian Mehfil

'Mehfil' means 'get-together' and that is the concept behind Indian Mehfil, a place where people converge and have a good time with great food, excellent wine and even better company.
Open: 11:30-2:30pm & 5-9:30pm

Little Singapore

Stop in and choose from a range of tasty traditional dishes originating from Singapore and Malaysia.
Open: 11am-9pm

Miki Sushi

Sushi is possibly one of the most convenient go-to meals, and Miki Sushi serves up high quality, tasty sushi that is made fresh, by hand in front of you.
Open: 8am-7pm

Miss Kay’s

Feast on authentic American-style fast food at Miss Kay's, including burgers, fries and chicken wings. Try the Big Kay's Challenge and get your picture onto the Wall of Fame.
Open: 11am-8.30pm

Mos Burger

Dedicated to making people happy through food and the promise of delicious and high-quality fare - what's not to love about Mos Burger?
Open: 10.30am-8pm

New Shanghai

New Shanghai Dumplings

Feast on an array of tasty Shanghai-style soups, noodles, rice and vegetable dishes, as well as sensational dumplings in a decadent Shanghai-inspired interior.
Open: 11am-8pm (Queens Plaza)


Authentic Malaysian delights are the order of the day at PappaRich located inside Wintergarden. Don't leave without trying the ABC dessert.
Open: 11am-8pm

Roll'd Queens Plaza

Grab-and-go Vietnamese street-style food favourites made fresh daily. Convenient and delicious, stop in for a rice paper roll or two before continuing on your shopping trip.
Open: 10:30am-4pm (Queens Plaza)

Taro’s Vegan Ramen

Everyone’s favourite ramen master has switched one of his stores into a vegan-only ramen spot. 
Open: 11.30am-3pm, 5.30-9pm


Arc Dining & Wine Bar

On the edge of the Brisbane River, ARC is run by rising star chef Alanna Sapwell and has a 400+ wine list curated by award-winning sommelier Ian Trinkle.
Open: 12-10pm

Black Hide, Treasury Casino

Marbled stone table tops and moody lighting hint at this luxe experience. The menu features incredible steaks as the hero cuisine and a selection of mouth-watering seafood dishes.
Open: 5:30pm-10pm

Brasserie on the River

The Stamford Plaza Hotel offers magnificent seafood and carvery buffets, as well as high tea buffets and an extensive a la carte menu. 
Open: 6-10.30am, 12pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm onwards

Bull Bar

Treat yourself to a Korean feast of fried chicken, kimchi pancakes, bibimbap or DIY barbecue at this diner. It’s open until super late too.
Open: 11am-1am

Cha Cha Char

Cha Cha Char is for the carnivores. While enjoying sweeping views of the Brisbane River, peruse a steak menu like no other.
Open: 6-11pm

Corbett & Claude

Housed in the basement of the heritage-listed Corbett Chambers building on Elizabeth St, round up your mates and finish the weekend on a high with good food, good company and good vibes.
Open: 11am-late

The Croft House

This is perfect spot to people watch in the City, and is great for a sit-down meal, a quick takeaway pick-up, popping in to the coffee window, or some relaxed afternoon drinks.
Open: 7am-9:30pm

Donna Chang

Crushed velvet. Crystal chandeliers. Cantonese cuisine. Donna Chang’s extensive menu is heavy on Sichuan flavours and fresh local seafood.
Open: 12-3pm, 6-10.30pm


Indulge in delicious Italian food with specialty ingredients imported from Bologna, Parma, and more. 

Open: 11.30am-10pm 

The Eatery

Located in the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, enjoy all-day-dining with great home-style food in a relaxed, modern atmosphere.
Open: 6.30-11am, 12-2.30pm, 6-9pm

Fat Noodle

Pho at Fat Noodle

Chow down on hawker-style Asian fusion eats at Treasury Casino's Fat Noodle. Great food, value and portions.
Open: 11:30am-10:30pm

Felons Brewing

Right on the river, this craft brewery pumps out pizzas and pints until midnight on Sunday. Drop in for sunset beers.
Open: 11am-12am

George's Paragon Seafood Restaurant

Choose from the freshest seafood, traditional Mediterranean dishes as well as steak, chicken and pasta overlooking spectacular views of Kangaroo Point and the Story Bridge.
Open: 11am-3pm, 5.30-9.30pm


For a modern Greek feast by the water, you can also try Greca at Howard Smith Wharves for share plates and amazing saganaki cheese.
Open: 11.30am-11pm

Il Centro

Don't skip the famous sandcrab lasagne. Try the two or three course Sunday set lunch menu and be wowed by the incredible cuisine.
Open: 12pm-9pm

Jade Buddha

Experience modern Asian ambience where diners are spoilt with magnificent views of the river, city and Story Bridge.
Open: 11.30am-12am

Jamie’s Italian

For quick and tasty Italian dishes, drop into this two-storey diner from the famous British chef Jamie Oliver.
Open: 11.30am-9pm


Jellyfish spoils diners with 8 to 14 species of fresh fish each day and sensational views of the Brisbane River and Story Bridge.
Open: 6-11pm

Jimmy's on the Mall

One of the few places in Brisbane that never sleeps, Jimmy's on the Mall is serving up great food and drinks 24/7.
Open: 24/7

The Lab Restaurant & Bar

Sleek, elegant dining, with a superbly crafted breakfast and high tea menu representing modern Australian cuisine.
Open: 7-11am, 1-3pm

Lennons Restaurant

There is a wood-fired oven, Parilla grill for seafood and grass-fed, dry-aged steaks, as well as bar menu including wood-fired octopus, chorizo and smoked paprika, and buttermilk fried chicken. 
Open: 6.30am-10.30am, 11.30am-3pm, 5.30pm-10pm

Madame Wu

Madame Wu

This chic Asian-fusion restaurant is certainly one to write home about. Our tip is to order the heavenly scallop-stuffed dumplings.
Open: 12pm-late


Traditional Italian gets a modern refresh at this riverside diner with sand crab and prawn tagliolini, whole snapper and veal cotoletta  on the menu.
Open: 10am-3pm 5.30-9.30pm


On Queen Street Mall, this outdoor cafe focuses on European tradition, with an emphasis on modern Italian cuisine and an extensive wine and beverage list.
Open: 7am-12am

Moo Moo Wine Bar & Grill

No prizes for guessing what this wine bar and grill prides itself on. You'll be served premium-quality export beef here, along with sensational Australian and international wine.
Open: 5pm-late

Motion Bar + Grill

Brisbane Marriott's stylish restaurant delivers a refreshing, modern dining and socialising destination for city dwellers and visitors alike.
Open: 7-10am, 12-3pm, 5-10pm

Pane E Vino

What better way to end the weekend than with a big bowl of authentic Italian pasta? Pane E Vino promises a home-style meal using on the freshest ingredients.
Open: 8.30am-9pm

Pig & Whistle

This sports pub is renowned for its a la carte menu, a wide selection of beers and a number of large-screen TVs where you can watch your favourite game.
Open: 24/7 (Queen Street Mall), 8am-2am (Riverside)

Roti Place

This spot pays homage to cute old teahouses of the Southeast Asian country. Order classic roti canai with curry chicken or beef rendang, or there is always a Nutella one! 
Open: 11am-9pm


Sake Restaurant & Bar - Sashimi

Award-winning contemporary Japanese is delicately prepared and served in style at this waterfront restaurant. Drop in for a quick bite or a long Sunday lunch over multiple courses. 
Open: 12-3pm & 5:30-10pm


A luxurious feeling all-day diner at the top of QueensPlaza, drop in for a special cafe breakfast, coffee and cake or dinner.
Open: 7.30am-9pm

Thyme² Interactive Dining

A French influenced buffet dining experience in the heart of the Sofitel. You may not even want savoury when the desserts are made in the hotel’s own patisserie. Wear your stretchy pants.
Open: 6:30am-10.30am, 12-2.30pm, 5.30pm-10.30pm

Three Blue Ducks

This diner sits within the new five-star W Hotel and is open from breakfast through to dinner serving paddock-to-plate dining with a laid-back Queensland attitude. Big plates like lamb shoulder make use of the woodfired oven, and there is a rotisserie and charcoal pit too.
Open: 6-10.30am, 12-3pm, 5.30-10pm


If you're keen to satisfy your Italian love affair, you can't go past the double-storey Italian restaurant and bar Vapiano for fresh pasta and bold Italian flavours.
Open: 11am-11pm

The Walnut Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Offering unique views of the City Botanic Gardens, The Walnut Restaurant prides in a stylish new interior and an ever evolving menu of a la carte options. 
Open: 6:30am-10pm


Bavarian Bier Café

Sit outside and enjoy a sundowner with a chilled stein and warm pretzel. Bliss.
Open: 11am-12am


Catch up with mates and watch the skyline turn to dusk on Blackbird's outdoor terrace with a brew in hand.
Open: 12pm-3.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Boom Boom Room

Sister bar to restaurant Donna Chang, head underground to find this luxe boozer set in the old bank vaults with Chinese-cuisine snacks.

Communal Bar and Eat House

Communal Bar & Eat House

Staying true to its name, dine al fresco on long shared tables at Communal Bar and Eat House overlooking Reddacliff Place.
Open: 11am-11pm

Cuvee Lounge Bar

Sophistication, luxury and ambience combine to define Cuvee Lounge Bar. It is a place where cool elegance blends with a definable sense of chic, underscored by an all-pervading air of quality and style.
Open: 8am-10pm

Friday's Riverside

Friday's is a Brisbane institution and you're not a true Brisban-ite until you've enjoyed a drink or two overlooking the river here.
Open: 11am-12am

The Gresham

This whisky saloon set in a historic old bank building is the place to sink into an old chesterfield and forget your responsibilities.
Open: 4pm-3am

Mr & Mrs G

An eclectic cocktail bar that offers touches of Morocco and pops of colour, delicious tapas and drinks, plus river and Story Bridge views to die for. On Sundays, the bar hosts some of Brisbane’s favourite jazz musicians.
Open: 12pm-12am

The Pav Bar & Courtyard

Kick back in The Pav Bar's French-inspired courtyard and head upstairs for a game of pool. The menu offers up food for the peckish to the hangry.
Open: 12pm-10pm

Mr Percival

This hexagonal over-water bar at Howard Smith Wharves calls for two things - a luxe seafood feast and cocktails.
Open: 11am-1am


Overlooking the beautiful Brisbane River and Story Bridge, get up nice and early for a hearty breakfast or drop by for a Sunday sesh.
Open: 7am-12am

Sazerac Bar

Sazerac Rooftop Bar

Take your Sunday to the next level... or maybe 30 levels up. Sazerac Bar is the City's highest bar, occupying the 30th floor of the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel on Mary St.
Open: 12pm-10pm

Stock Exchange

Tucked beneath the Brisbane City shiny high-rises, the Stock Exchange terrace’s hanging plants and fairy lights create the perfect atmosphere for Sunday bevs.
Open: 12pm-3am.

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