When the Sunshine Coast has its own “Coffee Roasters Guild”, you can be pretty sure we take our coffee seriously.
If you like your coffee served with a side of stunning views and that special ‘holiday feel’, then make your way to the gorgeous seaside suburbs of Cotton Tree, Alexandra Headland and Maroochydore and try these top coffee spots.
167 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headlands
If you want an authentic Sunshine Coast ‘local' experience, drop by the Beach Kiosk at the Alex Surf Club. Located right on this iconic surf beach, watch the sunrise over the stunning Pacific Ocean and surfers vying for brag-worthy rides as you indulge in a hot Grinders coffee and one of their mouth-watering brekkie wraps.
21 Ocean St, Maroochydore
This is the place where all your coffee and cake fantasies come true! The team at Tome serve up delicious Bear Bones Espresso coffee alongside their now famous layers of delicious chocolate and vanilla sponge covered in fresh buttercream, garnished with macaroons, flowers and fresh berries. Or try the dark chocolate brownies filled with Oreo and Nutella cheesecake followed by a coconut chai latte chaser. Swoon!
1 / 27–29 Cotton Tree Parade, Cotton Tree
With an exhaustive range of premium tea leaves and curated coffee beans from around the world, you’ll find your perfect brew at the Silva Spoon. This spot is one for the tea lovers.Their extensively developed tea range can satisfy even the most discerning of pallets, from chai and fruit teas, Indian, herbal and green teas and even seasonal blends. And once you’ve found your true tea love, grab a pack to take home too.
20 Memorial Avenue, Maroochydore
Raw Energy Cotton Tree is a vibrant, coastal cafe with a welcoming vibe and a promise to be family, fur-baby and sandy-feet friendly! Drop in and take-in the laidback seaside town vibes or call ahead for all day breakfast, energy bowls, classic and gourmet smoothies, fresh juices, and award-winning coffee blended by local Tim Adams.
1 / 13 Cotton Tree Parade, Cotton Tree
Harvest Breads + Café is an eclectic café meets bakehouse, situated directly across the road from gorgeous Cotton Tree Park. Their philosophy is simple; to harvest nature’s raw, natural ingredients to produce a range of menu items, sourdough, jams, condiments and mueslis that are bursting with flavour. Enjoy views to the Maroochy River while sipping on a cup of delicious Belorama coffee.
‘Old Courthouse Building’, 4 First Avenue, Maroochydore
Urban Garden use their own unique house blend as well as offering seasonal single-origin coffees which are all locally roasted, organic and traceable. They also offer great coffee alternatives including fresh Prana Chai, turmeric lattes, organic teas & hot chocolates along with a range of coconut, almond, bonsoy and lactose free milks
4 / 80-82 Sixth Avenue, Maroochydore
This coffee house just oozes cool surf vibes. Sip freshly ground Marvel Street espresso coffee, have a chat with the super friendly locals and be blown away by the gallery’s amazing surf photography. Glass smoothies and smoothie bowls also come highly recommended by locals!
Glass House Coffee and Surf Gallery
34 – 36 Alexandra Parade, Cotton Tree
A visit to a local surf club is a must-do experience for visitors, and the Maroochy Surf Club, positioned right on the surf beach at Cotton Tree, will impress you with its weekend breakfast and coffee special. Grab yourself a seat overlooking the beach and watch the ‘Maroochydore Cygnets’ nipper lifesavers undergo their gruelling training session - or just relax and soak up the sun with your coffee.
3 / 27 Cotton Tree Parade, Maroochydore
Prefer your coffee a little later in the day? Then head into Ba Vigo – which literally translates to ‘go to Vigo’, a city located in the North West of Spain. Try an espresso, macchiato, long black, piccolo or affogato made with delicious Genovese Coffee, and enjoy their superb, modern Spanish cuisine.
1 / 14 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore
Looking for coffee served with stunning water views? Book yourself a table at Ocean Ended and enjoy a friendly, relaxed, elegant dining experience while you watch swimmers, stand-up paddleboarders, jet skiers and kayakers paddle on the beautiful blue waters of the Maroochy River.
Ocean Ended Restaurant & Bar