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25 Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Brisbane | Man of Many

Billykart in Brisbane’s Annerley is one of our favourite spots for the best brunch in Brisbane. With a touch of fine dining, acclaimed chef Ben O’Donoghue creates a relaxed space with a menu complete with local produce and fresh flavours. Along with traditional brunch favourites, they produce their own cakes, jams cream and butter in-house.

1. Billykart Kitchen

The Black Lab Coffee Co roaster’s flagship store in Bakery Lane is one of the best spots for breakfast in Fortitude Valley. With an exposed brick interior and touches of leafy foliage, the café is cosy and full of delicious food and top-notch coffee to cure those Sunday hangover blues.

2. The New Black

Nestled in the heart of Brisbane’s West End, Morning After is a brunch favourite for Brisbane locals and visitors alike. With a heavy focus on health and supporting local, Morning After is a sleek, healthy and indulgent café with coffee stocked by 5 Senses and Roast by Yili.

3. Morning After.

A small gem in the heart of New Farm, Little Loco is one of the best brunch spots in Brisbane. With all-day breakfast at the heart of the menu, as well as more substantial lunch options, there’s a meal for every craving. They also offer speciality coffee and the café is dog-friendly!

4. Little Loco

Could doughnuts for breakfast ever be a bad idea? The answer is- never! Here at Nodo, you have plenty of favours to choose from. Whilst their top attraction is their natural, gluten-free doughnuts, there are also brunch classics if an 8 am sugar hit isn’t your thing. With great coffee and good vibes, Nodo is putting the fun back into wholesome food,

5. Nodo CBD

Inspired by the exotic flavours of South East Asia, Pawpaw Café in Woolloongabba is perfect for all-day breakfast. The menu changes seasonally, so you’re never left bored. Enjoy the relaxing interior complimented with the tastes of authentic modern Asian cuisine.

6. Pawpaw Cafe

Little Clive Café is one of the very best brunch spots if you’re in the mood for a classic breakfast feed. With things like eggs on toast, avo on toast, and plenty of omelette options- your brunch fave is guaranteed to be on offer here. With a minimalist, sleek interior, Little Clive Café has it all.

7.   Little Clive Cafe

A must-visit for any brunch fanatics, Felix for Goodness is one of the most highly regarded brunch cafes in the Brisbane CBD. The best thing about this café is they pride themselves in making food from scratch. For those that like a midday drink, they also serve a selection of Australian natural wines, craft beers and spirits.

8. Felix For Goodness

Little Black Pug guarantees some of the best brunches in Brisbane, but with a difference. A visit to Little Black Pug is like going to your mate’s house. Owned by young couple Josh and Louise (and their two pugs), their backgrounds in science means they take an approach to food that centres of taste but also precision and care.

9. Little Black Pug

Part coffee house, part small bar, Block House Coffee is versatile, quaint and abounding with a delicious and fresh menu. The café serves brunch daily, as well as a share dinner menu once the sunsets. A hidden gem in a stunning weatherboard house, a visit to Nundah is incomplete without a coffee pit-stop here.

10. Block House Coffee

Nestled in Brisbane’s West End, this café serves up some of Brisbane’s best brunch options. Open seven days, you can’t go past their selection of old pressed juices and baked goods. Our recommendation is the Mac Daddy, a mac n cheese crumb burger patty filled with cheese sauce, wagyu beef, lettuce and tomato! Make sure you’re hungry!

11. Suburban West End

More than just a good spot for brunch, Andonis Café and Bar is widely regarded as THE hidden gem in Yeerongpilly. With water views and grassed outdoor spaces designated for pets, Andonis Café is a sanctuary for everyone to share. Their menu is full of brunch classics like eggs benedict with halloumi, bueno waffles, as well as gourmet breakfast and lunch burgers. Most importantly, this Brisbane cafe is dog friendly!

12. Andonis Cafe & Bar, Brisbane

If you’re looking to mix up your average brunch spread, Anouk Café offers some exciting flavours that may perhaps have you enlisting the café as one of your favourites for the best brunch in Brisbane. The charming café has a homey, rustic feel that just makes you want to stay for another coffee.

13. anouk café

The team at Farm House have one main goal; to take food from the farm straight to your plate. This philosophy is what makes the café so special and the food so fresh. Supporting local and creating a cosy, open space for the community to enjoy fresh and healthy meals, Farm House is one of our favourite cafes for brunch in Brisbane.

14. Farm House Kedron

A rustic vintage corner café with some of the best breakfast in Brisbane, what could go wrong? With a kitsch interior and a locally- sourced menu, Lady Marmalade is one of our local favourites. Their menu is full of variety, drawing on flavours from Asia as well as stocking plenty of burgers and toasties.

15. Lady Marmalade Cafe

Sleek and decadent, King Arthur Café is an innovative café in a hip, whitewashed interior. The menu is modest yet unique, full of local and organic produce. Bread is stocked from nearby Sprout Artisan Bakery and coffee here is the locally roasted Coffee Supreme brew.

16. King Arthur Cafe

Naim effortlessly introduces the exotic Middle Eastern flavours to the quaint streets of Brisbane’s Paddington. Head chef and co-owner Vince Estacio has a playful yet practical approach to food, which is expressed in the cafes fresh and fun menu. Pop over if you’re looking for good food and a relaxing break from your busy day.

17. NAIM

A firm staple in the Brisbane dining scene, Harvey’s has established itself as one of the best on Brisbane’s must-visit restaurant bucket list. Serving up bistro-style meals in a sleek space, the café also has a bar and an evening tapas menu! Be sure to get in quick, as this place gets busy!

18. Harveys

Officially translating to ‘dried apricot’ or ‘teenager’ in Vietnamese, Café O-Mai is a unique and cosy Vietnamese café in the leafy suburb of Annerley. The menu is the perfect combination of your brunch favourites, with a Vietnamese twist. Our favourite is the clay pit eggs with lemongrass pork sausage.

19. Cafe O-Mai

Lovely addition to the East Brisbane brunch scene, The Smug Fig Café is the perfect relaxing eatery amidst a cute cottage garden nursery. The white brick and greenery create a relaxing setting for your Sunday brunch. The café prides itself on its various takes on French toast, so be sure to check out what’s on special.

20. The Smug Fig Cafe

Offering a much-needed escape from the city hustle, Botero House sits in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD in an industrial heritage building. With an array of yummy breakfast and lunch options to get you through your busy workday, you can also stop by for tapas and a drink for some extra motivation.

21. Botero House

Simplicity is key at Strauss, one of Brisbane’s best brunch spots. With a refined and fairly small menu, each option is guaranteed to be delicious. Pair your meal with Strauss’ very own coffee blend from Coffee Supreme and let the stresses of the day disappear.

22. Strauss

With a brand-new fit out in Brisbane’s Moorooka, this is one of the freshest brunch cafes in town. We are a little obsessed with the menu here, with everything from a fried chicken benedict, Peking pork pancakes and plenty of baked goods for your sweet tooth.

23. Todd & Pup

Sydney roastery turned Brisbane coffee institution, this café in Brisbane’s CBD offers up some of the finest coffee in all of Queensland. They offer 3 milk blends plus single-origins on espresso and filter, as well as a full food menu and plenty of pastries and other treats.

24. Pablo & Rusty’s Coffee Roasters

All-day breakfast with a view to match, a list of the top places to find the best brunch in Brisbane is incomplete without Chapter IV. Located in none other than an iconic Queenslander, the café is warm and has a delicious, changing menu. There is also a kid’s playroom, so parents can enjoy their coffee without interruption!

25. Chapter IV

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