The 10 Best Brunch Spots In Brisbane

Photo of Laura Walkley
23 November 2016

Brisbane is renowned for it’s coffee and café culture. Endless blue skies and sunny mornings in the city are complimented perfectly by a fresh breakfast or brunch of scrumptious goodies. With an abundance of options, it’s important to make the right choice. Here’s 10 options that will guarantee you have the most delicious breakfast experience possible.


Plenty’s organic food is served up in a barn with sharing tables and quiet corners. The menu changes weekly, making it a place you want to keep coming back to time and again. Some of the most delicious seasonal produce can be had here, and the food is always brilliantly fresh and healthy. A win-win.
Plenty, 284 Montague Road, West End, Brisbane, +61 7 3255 3330

Plenty Pancakes | Image @brokeinbrisbane
Plenty Pancakes | Image @brokeinbrisbane

Jak + Hill

Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, Jak + Hill is a hipster haven of relaxation and delicious breakfast food nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Check out their specials board for something a little different, but the breakfast burger or the chorizo sweet potato cakes are definite winners.
Jak and Hill, 40 Astor Terrace, Spring Hill, Brisbane, +61 7 3055 5788

Jak + Hill | Image credit @brokeinbrisbane/Instagram
Jak + Hill | Image credit @brokeinbrisbane/Instagram

Primal Pantry

For the health conscious out there, paleo café, Primal Pantry, in Teneriffe puts a mouthwatering spin on your breakfast favourites. The highly artistic breakfast options and the excellent coffee brews make this one of the best brunch spots in the city. The granola bowl is a standout, with fresh berry compote, coconut cream and a cocoa granola busting with roasted nuts, it’s a breakfast fit for a caveman Queen.
Primal Pantry, Corner of Florence & Macquarie Street, Teneriffe, QLD 4006, Brisbane, +61 7 3252 5960

Southside Tea Room

Cafe, Tea Room, Coffee, Australian, $$$
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Southside Tea Room
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This quirky cafe owned by Brisbane band the Grates has without a doubt the tastiest breakfast sandwich in the land. Avocado, cheese, egg, bacon and a delightful sauce on the crunchiest sourdough, means you definitely need to gather all your friends and go to Southside immediately.

Scatter Bean

This cute, little backstreet café dishes up all your favourite breakfast delights. The bacon stack with egg, mushrooms, smashed avocado, rocket, baby spinach, coriander, eggplant, roast tomato and tangy balsamic glaze is the option to choose to cure a particularly heinous hangover.
Scatter Bean Café, 7A Princess St, Taringa, Brisbane, +61 439 746 177

Scatter Bean breakie | Image credit @brokeinbrisbane/Instagram
Scatter Bean breakie | Image credit @brokeinbrisbane/Instagram


Brisbane is renowned for it’s hidden gems tucked away down tiny laneways, and Strauss proves precisely why you should venture off the main streets to find good food. The CBD can be a bit of a wasteland of average, touristy food, so make sure you do your research to avoid overpriced tucker and get the best value for money. Strauss will certainly give you that.
Strauss, 189 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, +61 7 3236 5232

Corner Store Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Coffee, Australian, $$$
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Corner Store Cafe
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Walk into this open plan Queenslander turned into a stylish café, and your heart will sing with delight. What feels like a homely brunch setting will certainly deliver restaurant quality food in the laid back, sunny location. Corner Stone Café’s standalone location adds an aura of uniqueness, as does the summery terrace that overlooks their vegetable and herb garden. Perfection.

Deedot Coffee House

Best for brunch on a sunny day, this mostly outdoor café is bursting with good vibes. The iced tea is delicious, and the rest of the breakfast menu follows suit. Deedot’s French toast is a winner, topped with berries to get your fruit serving for the day.
Deedot Coffee House, 973 Logan Road, Holland Park West, +61 7 3161 5748

The Bagel Boys

If you’re after a tasty breakfast on the run, cruise into The Bagel Boys in the CBD to pick up a delightfully priced treat. A stop well worth it for your wallet and your tastebuds. They can also be found selling their produce at numerous local farmers markets around Brisbane.
The Bagel Boys, 126 Adelaide Street, QLD 4000, Brisbane, +61 7 3162 7435

Bagel Boys | Image credit @brokeinbrisbane/Instagram
Bagel Boys | Image credit @brokeinbrisbane/Instagram