Whether you’re recovering from a hangover, catching up with your mates over the weekend or a friend looking for your next fix of smashed avocado, we’re giving a warm shout-out to our top 6 all-day breakfast and brunch places across Australia.
Tucked away in Barangaroo’s dining district is Wild Sage, a modern eatery known for its contemporary take on the classic brunch menu. From their sample breakfast dishes to their signature crunchy corn-flake covered brioche French toast, this place invites everyone for healthy supercharged meals perfect for hangover cures.
If you’re feeling a little fancy, picture yourself having brunch inside a 19th-century mansion with a gorgeous garden. Perfect for meeting up with your friends, Vaucluse House Tearooms is a breathtakingly beautiful place located on the grounds of the historic Vaucluse House Estate in Sydney Living Museums. As a bonus, the menu is made with the best seasonal and locally-sourced produce, handpicked from the estate’s own gardens, and designed by Fresh Caterings executive chef, Keith Higginson.
Named after the owner’s beloved mini Schnauzer, Sir Basil is an adorable waterfront cafe situated in the heart of Dockland’s NewQuay Promenade. With an extensive brunch menu including the classics like traditional eggs your way, BLT sandwiches, and smashed avo, there are also unique signature items like their “Wafflova” – a Frankenstein creation of meringue, creme Chantilly, seasonal fruits and berry Coulis on a waffle) and Housemade Granola with coconut berries yogurt.
With strong roots in Melbourne’s Specialty coffee scene, Journeyman Cafe is a buzzing industrial chic space focused on delivering the finest cup of Joe to locals. In addition to their impressive coffee status, they also have a fantastic menu filled with vegetarian and vegan options like the vegetarian big brekkie, Moroccan grilled eggplant, and chickpea ragu, chilli scrambled eggs and apple crumble porridge.
Inspired by France and its popular bistro classics, Bistro on3 is the Gold Coast’s own slice of Paris. Located inside the Sofitel Hotel in Broadbeach, there is a wonderful breakfast buffet and high tea menu with a variety of options to cater to everyone from solo diners, families, small groups and couples alike. Fun fact: Bistro on3 is also the winner of the 2018 Best Gold Coast Breakfast and Restaurant award.
For something different, Jabiru Cafe is Brisbane’s eclectic and exotic answer to brunch. Take a cultural journey to Jabiru as they encompass all the modern notes of Australian cuisine with a contemporary twist. We recommend their vegan Zen Breakfast with pan-fried roast beetroot, thyme mushrooms, and quinoa or the Sweet Potato Stack with melted tasty cheese and tomato relish.