Where to Eat
Macleay Island has a lot to offer, including many unique cafes, restaurants bakeries and markets, as well as essential grocery stores. No matter what your taste is, there is something delicious for you to sink your teeth into on Macleay Island. Relax in the Blue Parrot Cafe amongst the tree tops, meet for drinks or dine alfresco at Pub Paradise, pick up some beautiful fresh produce at Willow and Oak Fruit Shop or take some artisanal baked goods from Le Bon Bakery down to the beach for an Afternoon Picnic.
The following is an Index of the wonderful places you can eat on Macleay Island.
Blue Parrot Cafe
Nestled at the top of a hill, at the corner of the block and surrounded by tropical bush, the Blue Parrot Cafe provides good food and beautiful views. Dine inside next to large windows that provide a lovely view of Macleay Islands natural beauty or enjoy your meal outside in alfresco seating.
Reviews of the Blue Parrot Cafe boast generous servings of food, excellent coffee and staff that is always friendly and welcoming.
Le Bon Bakery
If you’re in need of a bite to eat, baked goods, fresh bread, sweets, or a cup of hot coffee, pay a visit to Le Bon Bakery on Macleay Island. Breakfast, smoko, afternoon tea or dinner, Le Bon has something delicious in store for everyone.
Dine outside or take your take your goods with you, they always make a perfect picnic for one of Macleay Islands beautiful parks and beaches.
Willow and Oak Fruit Shop
Selling a wide range of quality fresh produce including fruit, vegetables, herbs, root spice and edible flowers, and always providing service with a smile, Willow and Oak is well worth a visit. Whether you’re looking for a regular grocer, or something special to add to your holiday dinner Willow and Oak will provide.
Situated on top of a hill Pub Paradise Macleay Island provides you with incredible views of the surrounding islands, and even better food. Known for it’s events, including live music and poker nights, and just fifty metres from the Macleay Island Ferry Terminal, Pub Paradise is a must see when visiting Macleay.
Mumma’s Pizza Cafe
Mumma’s Pizza cafe provides delicious pizza at affordable prices, from the classics to meat lovers and more.
Need help getting to Mumma’s to make your order, or a lift home with your tasty dinner? SMBI Little bus can help you get where you need to go.
Infinite Earth - Organic Fruit Farm
The Organic Market on Macleay Island provides the Southern Moreton Bay Islands with an abundance of fresh Organic, Chemical Free, and Biodynamic produce & pantry items. They pride themselves on promoting health, wellness and wellbeing throughout the SMBI community.
Macleay Island Takeaway
What is better when spending a day on a beachy island than fresh fish and hot chips? With a wide range of fish and seafood, and a menu with a lot of variety Macleay Island Takeaway not only provides the island with all the Fish n’ Chip shop essentials but also some of the best dumplings, spring rolls and asian cuisine you could find!
The Scorpion Cafe
Located in Emerald Isle Shopping Centre near Macleay Island Takeaway, The Scorpion Cafe offers an excellent menu of delicious food. Come by for a Burger, Kebab, Gourmet Pizza, Classic breakfast options and more.
Waters Edge Bistro - Macleay Island Bowls Club
Waters Edge Bistro offers both first-rate dining and water views of Coochiemudlo Island and the mainland. Open from Wednesday through to Sunday. Enjoy a great steak selection, fresh Tassie Oysters, Beer Battered Hoki with steakhouse fries and fresh salad. Finish off your meal with their ever popular and well-known homemade desserts including crème brulee, sticky date pudding or their new apple and rhubarb cake and freshly ground Grinders coffee. Alcohol available.
Kev’s Bistro - Bay Island Golf Club
Ke'v’s Bistro is open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday from 12.00pm - 2.00pm, and dinner on Thursday to Saturday from 6.00pm - 8.00pm, and serves Pizza, Pasta, Chicken Parmigiana, Steaks, Garlic Prawns and a range of roasts meats as well as a resort style buffet breakfast on Sundays from 8.00am - 10.00am
Macleay Island Spar - Supermarket
Just up the hill from the boat you will find Spar, the local grocery story and Deli, providing you with all your essentials from fresh fruit & vegetables, cured meat and hot foods, to preserves, canned goods and your favourite ice-cream.
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