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Discover the Top 5 Best Restaurants in Airlie Beach 2:13pm, Tue 12 Mar 2024

Lush fertile land surrounds Airlie Beach, and it is fortunate to endure only mild winters. Conditions like this produce an abundance of fresh local produce with the region known as the 'salad bowl of Queensland'. Here we've narrowed down our favourite top 5 restaurants in Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays.

Local markets, cafes, and restaurants in the Whitsundays offer delicious dishes with fresh ingredients. With over 100 food options, there are plenty of choices for everyone to enjoy.


Welcome to the newest restaurant in town, where you can enjoy the exciting flavors of Southeast Asia and share happiness through food. The menu features modern Asian dishes prepared using traditional methods. This creates a unique style of cuisine that excites the taste buds. The dishes are filled with delicious spices and flavors. The venue can be customized for small parties, big celebrations perfect for a get together before you head off on your charter.

The Deck Airlie Beach

Step into a contemporary and chic venue, where a laid-back atmosphere awaits. Their main emphasis lies in offering welcoming alfresco dining, complemented by a Mediterranean-inspired Australian menu that spans breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Specializing in cocktails on the deck, the ever-evolving and diverse selection is irresistibly crafted to entice. With beer on tap and temperature-controlled wine ensure a laid-back and delightful alfresco experience for all.

Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill

Open for lunch and dinner, Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill has had a raging success since opening in 2020. Woodwark is where you'll find this restaurant, just a short drive from town. A free shuttle bus leaves Airlie Beach Lagoon every 15 minutes. The restaurant has an open plan design, allowing you to enjoy the view of Airlie Beach while dining. You can also choose to order from the bar menu for a more relaxed meal experience. This one is a must if you have the chance.

Anchor Bar

High above town, Anchor Bar is the easily accessed hidden gem tucked away in the heart of Airlie Beach. You can relax and enjoy stunning ocean views in a nostalgic 1980s atmosphere. Forget all your troubles while snacking and sipping on a drink.

Anchor Bar provides great service and tasty food. They have a wide selection of food and drinks to suit everyone's preferences. The cocktails are top-notch. The atmosphere is relaxed and tropical and offers some of the best views in town.

Belvedere Food & Wine Bar

Discover The Belvedere, an elevated dining experience above Airlie Beach. Founded in 2022, the owners are proud to blend fine wines with delicious food for a unique and unforgettable taste experience.

Their mission is simplicity perfected, reflected in the distinctive menu with strong Mediterranean influences. Immerse yourself in the joy of sharing as you savor the culinary artistry prepared for you. Their knowledgeable team will help you choose the right wines to go with your meal, creating a perfect dining experience.

Looking for other options? See the Whitsunday Menu for a list of restaurants and cafes in Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays.

Contact us today to discuss booking your own bareboat charter in the Whitsundays. Enjoy delicious food at local restaurants before or after your charter.

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