Warming Comfort Food in the Moreton Bay

The eateries in Moreton Bay are bursting at the seams with comfort cuisine to keep you warm this winter. Pull out your warm jacket and hunt down these belly-warming delicacies as the temperature drops below 20 degrees and there is a small chill in the air.


Little Tree Bake and Brew 

Tucked away at the northern end of Samford Village is an artisanal bakery in Brisbane dedicated to providing a world-class café and dining experience for us all. At the Little Tree Bake & Brew House, you may indulge in delicious delicacies and a lovely warm cup of tea while relaxing amongst the Moreton Bay Region hinterland.

Pull up a 'tree seat' in a stunning sustainable-themed café and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of their outside location, which is decked with stones, trees, and ferns to complement the rainforest backdrop.

To reduce waste, all food leftovers are returned to LOOP Growers, who will utilise the scraps as compost to promote healthy crop development. In turn, the gathered vegetables will be distributed to Moreton Bay Region enterprises, establishing a closed-loop support system.


Flour & Chocolate Redcliffe

We don't know about you, but we'll go to great lengths for incredibly flaky croissants, heavenly doughnuts, delicious brownies, and mouth-watering sausage rolls, especially those created by the folks at Flour & Chocolate. The team found a spot within a short walk from the shore, with a footprint comparable to its Morningside location that allows for an on-site kitchen, service area, and some outside dining.

Flour & Chocolate Redcliffe makes its famed tarts, slices, cakes, savoury dishes, and gourmet sandwiches in-house served alongside glorious cups of Mocopan Coffee, while its breads are baked fresh daily in the team's production facility in Northgate.


Rendezvous at Dayboro

Searching for that hearty and homey meal to cure your need for Winter hibernation? Drop by Rendezvous, a quirky book, café, and gift shop with a diverse collection of modern writers as well as classic favourites.

Breakfast is offered every day from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., handcrafted cakes and a choice of excellent light and gourmet meals are served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and coffee and cake are served until 4 p.m.

Pull up and sink into your seat, enjoy a coffee coffee, peruse the gifts, art, and literature, and fill your stomach before relishing in what the local region has to offer.


Grind & Graze

Looking for something warm and the chance to show off on your socials?! Well Grind and Graze have something special for you. Their hot Chocolate bombs are something special for you and the whole family that will quite literally melt away your winter insides.

Open from 5AM to 2PM Monday to Friday in Woodford, this instagrammable Shipping Container Campaign has only been open just over two months. If the exclusivity of this café doesn’t only encourage you to visit this spot, they also sell heavenly gourmet toasties, acai bowls, coffee, protein shakes and grazing platters.


Samford Patisserie

In pie we crust...! Just in the Valley of Samford is another pastry fiend's dream! Located on Main St Samford Central in Samford. This patisserie is almost the heart of Samford, this little café has so much choice in savory and more so in particularly the deliciously sweet selection. Also which is a great bonus, they have a large gluten free selection. This is a stop that is a must do this winter to keep you and the family warm this winter.

The Famous Samford Patisserie & Café is a Samford Village tradition. Famous for its delectable cakes and pastries, hearty pies, fresh sandwiches, traditional milkshakes, and excellent coffee. Everything is created in Samford. Gluten-free products are available to meet certain dietary needs. Beautiful special occasion cakes can be produced to order; you can even stop by and discuss your needs with their friendly staff and pastry chef. Catering for a particular event, high tea, workplace morning tea, or a workshop are all options to be considered for your next outing or event.


The Hideout

Looking to welcome more actions of sustainability into your life? We know we are! The Hideout Café, along with their mission statement aim on bringing the community together through sustainably chef made food. A café that attracts diners from all four corners of Brisbane, Hideout Coffee House on Narangba's Main St boasts an exceptional Australian menu. The charming and casual feel to the eatery is also a massive drawcard and makes it particularly suitable for kids. A café that ticks every box, Hideout Coffee House also has outdoor seating. The fuss over this café is only growing, so it's best you reserve ASAP!


Bribie Beach Shack

Warm up with a cup of mulled wine and Swedish meatballs in the grounds of the Bribie Beach Shack, which overlooks the magnificent Pumicestone Passage . This will be considered your next perfect winter comfort snack.

Bribie Beach Shack have vouched that offshore fishing is best during the winter months. Imagine this! You may cruise out into Moreton Bay and see the spectacular sunrises over Moreton Island. Weather is frequently calmer than in the summer, fish are plentiful, and, most excitingly, whale sightings are likely.

So wrap up and come fishing aboard Prospector, which leaves from Spinnaker Sound Marina on Bribie Island's Sandstone Point.


Smooth Cravings

This winter warmer is intended for those looking for a health kick or just looking to kickstart their drive to keep healthy. This next location is situated on Bellara's main thoroughfare of Benabrow Avenue, Bribie. This quirky smoothie and juice business has an excellent winter offering that makes staying healthy and motivated seem so tempting. During the cooler winter months, Smooth Cravings can turn almost all of their great protein shakes and smoothies into hot shakes.

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Acknowledgement of Country - We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of the Moreton Bay Region, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, and Turrbal people and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise the ongoing connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land.