The Best Restaurants with views in Queensland

The OpenTable Team

Restaurants with views in Brisbane and Queensland abound, which is no surprise given that the beautiful, sunny and cosmopolitan city is centred around the water. Yet there's a handful of eateries that combine incredible cuisine – spanning the globe in terms of flavour and using the best ingredients from Queensland waters and farms – with settings in the prettiest spots in the city. So where do the savviest foodies eat out in Queensland when they want a great view? We discovered the top 10 restaurants with views using data from OpenTable's most expert diners. Among thousands of restaurants, these are the best at showcasing scenery alongside amazing meals. Whether you prefer riverside spots in the heart of the city or breezy beachfront terraces on which to while away the day over Australian wines and shared snacks, we have you covered. Just book a table at one of these 10 wonderful restaurants.

Restaurants:Rick Shores, Locale Restaurant and Bar Noosa, Les Bubbles Bar and Bistro
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Contemporary Asian, Italian, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Burleigh Heads, Noosa Heads, Fortitude Valley

Rick Shores

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Burleigh Heads
1,610 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
The acclaimed Asian fusion eatery Rick Shores is a stone’s throw from the beach in Burleigh. Diners admire views of the sand and sea, while those enjoying a drink or meal at the riRead more
94% recommended
Best Service in Brisbane / Queensland
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Locale Restaurant and Bar Noosa

$$$$·Italian·
Noosa Heads
528 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romance
The sophisticated Italian eatery Locale Restaurant and Bar has an enviable location in Noosa Heads, with its bar right on the surf beach. Diners enjoy incredible beach and water viRead more
91% recommended
Best Overall in Brisbane / Queensland
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Les Bubbles Bar and Bistro

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fortitude Valley
686 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Among all the best restaurants with views in Brisbane, Les Bubbles Bar and Bistro has the most intriguing back story. Before the venue became a restaurant in 2015, it was a notorioRead more
92% recommended
Late Night Find in Brisbane / Queensland
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Madame Wu

$$$$·Asian·
Brisbane CBD
1,239 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Madame Wu is without a doubt one of the best restaurants with a view in Brisbane, scoring top marks in its modern Asian cuisine as well as its unmatched setting on the riverfront. Read more
93% recommended
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W Brisbane - Three Blue Ducks

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Brisbane CBD
703 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
The popular Australian chain of “paddock-to-plate” restaurants Three Blue Ducks opened its first Queensland location inside the W Brisbane in 2018. The brand’s signature cuisine, bRead more
90% recommended
Healthy in Brisbane
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Stokehouse Q

$$$$·Modern Australian·
South Brisbane
801 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
Stokehouse Q, modelled after the popular original Stokehouse in Melbourne, offers sweeping city and river views from its indoor/outdoor venue in South Bank. The riverside deck is aRead more
89% recommended
Best Ambience in Brisbane / Queensland
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Bistro C

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Noosa Heads
704 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
Bistro C in Noosa occupies an enviable spot on Hastings Street, right on the beach. Diners visiting for breakfast, lunch and dinner enjoy lovely views across the sand and Laguna BaRead more
88% recommended
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Rickys River Bar and Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Noosa Heads
899 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Diners at Rickys River Bar and Restaurant can make a memorable entrance by landing at its private jetty on Noosa Wharf via water taxi or ferry. The experience continues inside the Read more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Brisbane / Queensland
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Sails Noosa

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Noosa Heads
1,139 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
There are few finer spots in Noosa to wine, dine and admire views of the bay than the front patio of Sails. The restaurant specializes in modern Australian cuisine prepared with imRead more
93% recommended
Best Ambience in Brisbane / Queensland
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Season Restaurant

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Noosa Heads
254 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
Season Restaurant, a beloved Sunshine Coast dining spot for more than 15 years, boasts views of the beach and bay from almost every seat. The best in the house is at the bend in thRead more
97% recommended
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