There is nothing quite like ending the perfect weekend with a few drinks and a catch-up with friends. What better place than to have a Sunday sesh than on the Sunshine Coast, where the weather is fine, the beaches are amazing and the holiday vibes last, All. Year. Round.
1. 26 degrees Bar & Venue
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If you haven’t already discovered 26 degrees bar than you are missing out on an absolute gem! Once reserved exclusively for guests, the elevated pool deck at Caloundra’s Rumba Beach Resort has undergone an amazing transformation and the result is a stylish bar, serving up delish cocktails and solid holiday vibes seven days a week - topped off with a happy hour and live music. We’ll meet you there!
TIP: Treat yourself to a long weekend already. Book in on Sunday to enjoy live music, bevvies and tapas in the afternoon (receive a $50 voucher for your tapas), stay overnight. Recover all day Monday by the pool and stay Monday night for free.
2. Surf Clubs
When you can’t decide where to go, your local surf club will never fail you. The Sunshine Coast is dotted with some amazing surf clubs from Noosa all the way down the coast to Caloundra. Not only will you be treated to five-star views of world-class beaches you can be sure of an amazing time chilling with your mates over a couple of coldies, plus most surf clubs offer a courtesy bus home! Talk about an easy night out.
3. Moffat Beach Brewing Co
Possibly Australia's only beachside brewery. Located at the gorgeous southern end of the Sunshine Coast their family owned craft beer, casual dining and live-music venue has some of the best beachside vibes on the coast.
4. Imperial Hotel Eumundi and Eumundi Brewery
Located in the charming hinterland town of Eumundi (home to the world-famous Original Eumundi Markets), the heritage-listed Imperial Hotel Emumundi is renowned for its creative decor, fabulous food, live entertainment and the Eumundi Brewery. The hotel's beautiful beer garden is a favourite with locals and tourists alike - the perfect place to soak up live music grooves and seriously good food.
5. The Pocket Espresso Bar
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The Pocket Espresso Bar is a unique little piece of paradise where you can escape, rejuvenate and fix almost everything. Open all day from Thursday to Sunday, this little pocket is perfect for a Sunday session, stock with a full bar, beers on tap and live entertainment weekly. It's always a good time!
6. Bistro C
Absolute beachfront, award winning cuisine, relaxed and stylish atmosphere and an epic cocktail list featuring salted caramel colada’s, chilli and coconut margaritas, fireball smashes and so much more. Sounds like a good time to us.
7. Montville Café Bar and Grill
Picture this - great food, foot tapping entertainment and a traditional Montville pub atmosphere in the picturesque Sunshine Coast Hinterland. If this doesn’t get a big tick of approval for a Sunday sesh, we don’t know what will.
8. Brouhaha Brewery
Brouhaha Brewery likes to make a big deal about beer, and with good reason. It is a micro-brewery and restaurant located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Using the freshest ingredients (and an open mind), they strive to make a higher standard of beer that will not only make the big breweries sweat, but will also make you push the boundaries of what you know about craft beer. Not only does this independent brewpub serve up some epic brews, they pair it with equally delicious, locally sourced fare. It’s a win-win.
9. O’Malley’s Irish Bar
Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, O’Malley’s is known for their live music and amazing Sunday sessions. The key message to take away, is get ready for a crankin’ Sunday, with karaoke and DJs to keep you entertained.
10. The Basement
Serving up local brews from Your Mates Brewing Co. The Basement in Nambour is a chilled venue to catch up with some mates over a devilishly delicious beer. They like to keep it simple, highlighting the true champion of the bar, the brews. Enjoy live music, greasy food and good times. What else could you ask for?
11. Backlane Tapas and Wine Bar
Swing by for a drink, a share-plate, or settle-in for a casual night at Backlane Tapas and Wine Bar. Enjoy a Mediterranean inspired tapas menu, paired perfectly with beer or wine, or check out their hot cocktail menu.
12. The Dock, Mooloolaba
At The Dock Mooloolaba, they are passionate about beer, offering 52 beer taps across three bars, featuring 16 different top-quality beers with more available by the can. They also have a great range of wine and cocktails and a pretty specky menu that will satisfy the whole crew. Head to the wharf!