3 restaurants near Coolum you need to experience

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3 restaurants near Coolum you need to experience

A day at Coolum Beach is breathtaking. The warm reception of the Sunshine Coast brings many to enjoy the views, foods and culture that Queensland has to offer. Here are three of Coolum’s best restaurants that you ought to experience.

And if you’re staying at Clubb Coolum, you’ll be in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, and within easy access to some of the finest dining establishments Queensland has to offer.

Spirit House

Just a stone’s throw away from Clubb Coolum Resort and with exceptional flavors and unique dishes, is Spirit House.

Due to their award winning Thai cuisine, Spirit House is high on the list of Coolum’s best restaurants. Centered around the tradition of sharing amongst diners, the restaurant offers sizable portions loaded with flavor. Spirit House is nestled in a beautiful environment, decorated with gardens and tranquil ponds.

Pre-booking is recommended, as this restaurant is a highly popular destination. Spirit House also offers cooking classes where you’ll learn to make Phuket style or delicious Asian BBQ, amongst other well known Asian dishes.


Near Coolum, right by Peregian Beach is Pitchfork, a phenomenal restaurant that serves bistro food and Australian cuisine.

With outdoor dining and welcoming staff, you’ll feel more than relaxed as you dine on delicious soft baked eggs with Porcini salad, or Coffin Bay Oysters. Maybe even barbecue Squid? Pitchfork also has a full vegetarian and gluten free menu, along with a well catered children’s menu and fantastic Florentine ice cream. Any appetite here is fully satisfied.

There’s a good wine list to accompany the spiced BBQ lamb straps, and with onion rings and aioli, nothing is left to be desired.

Most nights are busy, so pre-booking is recommended here as well.

My Place

Right across the street from Coolum’s main beach is My Place, a quaint fine bistro offering a fine selection of Italian and Mediterranean foods.

You’ll be welcomed with a sociable atmosphere. Accommodating staff serve a well rounded menu for any hour of the day. Scrambled eggs with bruschetta, lamb pizzas, spaghetti marinara, and chili with prawn are just some of the many dishes offered at My Place. With generous portions, local beers on tap, as well as some of the best cocktails Coolum has to offer, My Place has made itself an impressive part of the Sunshine Coast’s thriving eateries. Meals and coffees are available for take outs, perfect for grabbing a quick bite to eat before hitting the beach.

My Place stays crowded, so booking is nearly required.

For more information on where to dine when you visit the Sunshine Coast, talk to the staff at Clubb Coolum Beach resort and they’ll be more than happy to advise you, to create an outing which will be very memorable.