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


What's open on a Sunday in Brisbane City

It'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 City that are open for Sunday sustenance plus Monday bragging rights.

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: 11am-6pm

O Brasileiro

Savour the flavours of Brazil, with feijoada stew, feijão tropeiro, escondidinho and more. Finish off your meal with a traditional Brazilian dessert.

Open: 11am-3pm



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. Feel like getting back up on the horse? Brew offers Brewzy Sundays from 3pm, where you can get bottomless fries and a cheeky cocktail.

Open: 8am-10pm

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: 10am-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: 11.30am-8.30pm

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: 6.30am-4pm


Drop in for an Italian espresso and treats or for breakfast and 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 #drooling.

Open: 10am-4pm

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. Added bonus: It also has vegan and gluten free options.

Open: 24/7

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: 8am-11pm

Vintaged Bar and Grill Hilton Brisbane

Savour homemade produce with a rustic touch as you’re served up quality, simple breakfast dishes with specialty touches.

Open: 7am-10pm

Brasserie on the River

The Stamford Plaza Hotel offers an extensive buffet breakfast every Sunday morning that will fill your stomach before you take on the day. Dine indoors or alfresco on the terrace.

Open: 6.30am-11am

The Lab

Classic breakfast dishes with just a touch of timeless elegance. With continental and hot breakfast options you can cater to whatever you’re craving.

Open: 7am-11am

Ryan’s on the Park

Fancy yourself a five-star breakfast? How about an all-day menu? This spot overlooking Queens Park will fill your stomach all day long.

Open: 10am-10pm

Cheap eats & takeaways

Bagel Boys

An excellent breakfast, lunch or snack option, Bagel Boys have 15 different bagel flavours to choose from.

Open: 8.30am-2pm (Adelaide St)

Comuna Cantina

Comuna Cantina

Comuna Cantina brings Latin street food - arepas, tacos, tortas and even ensaladas - to Creek Street. Plus its extensive list of cocktails are not only delicious but beautiful.

Open: 11am-10pm

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: 12noon-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: 5pm until late

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: 10am-7pm

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-6.30pm (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 QueensPlaza

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: 9.30am-4.30pm (Queens Plaza)


Everyone’s favourite ramen master has you covered for your Sunday feed. With vegan and gluten free options on the menu it is the go-to spot.

Open: noon-2pm, 5.30pm-8.30pm

Cheeky Poke

Cheeky Poke

After seeing success in various other Brisbane locations, Cheeky Poke has moved into The City and we couldn’t be happier. The signature Cheeky bowls are always a hit or build your own bowl for a customised meal.

Open: 11am-9pm


Bull Bar

Treat yourself to a Korean feast of fried chicken, kimchi pancakes, bibimbap, hot pots and more at this diner. You’ll also be able to bop along to popular k-pop music.

Open: 5pm-10pm

Fatcow Steak & Lobster

Fatcow Steak & Lobster is for the carnivores. While enjoying sweeping views of the Brisbane River, peruse a steak and lobster menu like no other. Plus it has a whisky collection, which is over 150 labels strong.

Open: 11.45am-3pm (lunch), 5.30pm-9.30pm (dinner), noon-late (bar and bar menu)

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: 11.30am-late

The Croft House

This is a perfect spot to people watch in The City, and is great for a sit-down meal, a quick on the go takeaway pick-up, a coffee run, or some relaxed afternoon drinks.

Open: 7am-2pm, 5pm-8pm

Donna Chang

Crushed velvet. Crystal chandeliers. Cantonese cuisine. Donna Chang’s extensive menu is heavy on Sichuan flavours and fresh local seafood.

Open: noon-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: noon-10pm

George's Paragon Seafood Restaurant

Choose from the freshest seafood, traditional Mediterranean dishes as well as steak, chicken and pasta overlooking views of Kangaroo Point and the Story Bridge.

Open: 11am-3pm, 5.30pm-9pm

Jade Buddha

Experience modern Asian ambience where diners are spoilt with magnificent views of the river, city and Story Bridge.

Open: 11.30am-midnight

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

Lennons Restaurant

Open daily for breakfast, dinner and everything in between, Lennons Restaurant focuses on comfort food using seasonal ingredients. The bar is also stocked with a great selection of local and international beer and Australian wines.

Open: 7am-11am (breakfast), noon-4pm (lunch), 2.30pm-4.30pm (high tea), 6pm-10pm (dinner)

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: noon-11pm


Traditional Italian gets a modern refresh at this riverside spot with sand crab and prawn tagliolini, whole fish and veal cotoletta on the menu.

Open: 11am-3pm, 5.30pm-9pm


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-10pm

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 pull up a seat and watch your favourite game.
Open: 8am-11pm (Queen Street Mall), 11am-9pm (King George Square), 11am-10pm (Riverside)

Roti Place

This spot pays homage to the cute old tea houses of Southeast Asian countries. Order classic roti canai with curry chicken or beef, or satisfy your sweet tooth with Nutella, banana or pandan infused coconut jam options.

Open: 11.30am-8.30pm


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: noon-8pm


A luxurious all-day eatery situated at the top of QueensPlaza, drop in for a special cafe breakfast, coffee and cake or dinner. The menu changes seasonally.

Open: 8.30am-4pm

Thyme² Restaurant

A worldly a la carte 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, 11.30am-10pm

Three Blue Ducks

This restaurant sits within the five-star W Hotel and is open for breakfast with its paddock-to-plate dining and laid-back Queensland attitude. The generous portions and elevated flavour combinations are sure to have you coming back for seconds.

Open: 7am-10.30am


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-10pm

The Walnut Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Offering unique views of the City Botanic Gardens, The Walnut Restaurant has a stylish new interior and an ever-evolving menu of buffet and a la carte options.

Open: 6.30am-10pm, noon-2.30pm, 5.30pm-9pm

Brisbane Phoenix

Brisbane Phoenix combines colour, aroma and taste to offer a contemporary brand of traditional yum cha and al la carte dishes.

Open: 11.30am-3pm

Coppa Spuntino

Coppa Spuntino

From group get-togethers to intimate dates, Coppa is a great location for your Sunday lunch. The coastal Italian inspired menu is delicious as is the view of the Story Bridge.

Open: 11.30am-3pm


Will & Flow

Early risers should stop by for a juice or coffee or head in for golden hour at sunset with craft beers, vibrant cocktails and delicious snacks.

Open: 6.30am-9pm

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.

Open: noon-till late

Bavarian Bier Café

Good food, good beers and good times. Sit outside and enjoy a sundowner with a chilled stein and warm pretzel. Bliss.

Open: noon-10pm


Catch up with mates and watch the skyline turn to dusk on Blackbird's outdoor terrace with a brew in hand.

Open: noon-9pm

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-6pm

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: 1pm-9pm

The Pav Bar & Courtyard

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

Open: 10am-late

Still hungry?