The first thing most visitors associate with the Sunshine Coast is its sparkling coastline. But beyond its golden sands and turquoise waters, the region has become a multifaceted destination with a thriving culinary scene.

In addition to the barefoot-cool of the eateries dotted along this pristine stretch of the Pacific, you will find everything from institutions that have set the benchmark for destination dining to rustic Hinterland hangs to add to your hit list.

Here’s our guide to the best places to eat and drink on the Sunshine Coast.

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