The Whitsundays, where the sun sets on stunning tropical views and rises on a culinary adventure! From local seafood to international dishes, there's a dish for every craving and taste bud. 

The island is home to top-notch restaurants, cozy cafes, and a lively tavern, each serving up meals made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and crafted by talented chefs.

But it's not just the food that's the star of the show; the island's breathtaking location elevates the dining experience to a whole new level. 

So, buckle up food lovers and get ready for a culinary tour as we showcase the top five best restaurants on the island! From fine dining to casual bites, these dining spots are sure to leave a lasting impression and have you booking your next foodie getaway on the island.


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5. Sails Restaurant

Sail away with us to Sails Restaurant, folks! This family-friendly dining destination is a true showstopper, serving up modern Australian cuisine with a twist. If you're a seafood lover, get ready to dive into a plate of the freshest catches - Moreton Bay Bugs; anyone? And for the carnivores, sink your teeth into their expertly crafted burgers. Trust us; your taste buds will thank you!

And let's not forget about the breathtaking views! Overlooking Catseye Beach and the Sails Pool, this restaurant provides a front-row seat to the tropical beauty of the Island.

So, whether you're looking for a family dinner or a leisurely lunch with friends, it’s the perfect place to make some unforgettable memories. 



4. Romano’s

Dive into a plate of pasta perfection at Romano's Italian Restaurant! This warm, inviting  eatery serves up authentic Italian cuisine that'll transport you straight to the streets of Rome. From classic pasta dishes to hearty mains and indulgent desserts, the menu is packed with tasty options. And the best part? It's all made with fresh, high-quality ingredients by experienced chefs. 

Conveniently located in the heart of the island’s marina, Romano's is our go-to spot for a romantic date night or somewhere special to celebrate with your loved ones. So why not treat yourself to a delicious plate of pasta, and experience the best of Italy right here in the heart of the Whitsundays?



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3. Marina Tavern

Ready to cast off on a tasty voyage to the island? Marina Tavern is the port of call for a breezy and carefree dining experience. This charming tavern will make your taste buds dance with its menu of classic pub grub. Whether you're craving a juicy burger, a sizzling steak or a classic parmi, you'll find the perfect dish for you.

Anchored right on Front Street, the Marina Tavern is the perfect pit stop for families, couples, and groups of friends seeking a casual and budget-friendly dining option. You'll feel right at home with its laid-back ambiance, welcoming crew, and scrumptious food. 



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2. Coca Chu

A vibrant and lively restaurant, Coca Chu serves up a bold and aromatic menu inspired by hawker-style street food. From succulent stir-fries to fragrant noodle dishes, each bite will transport your taste buds to the bustling streets of South East Asia and beyond. 

Plus, with a friendly atmosphere and share-style menu, Coca Chu is perfect for families, couples or groups of friends looking for a fun and delectable dining experience on the island. 



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1. Bommie Restaurant

Feast like royalty at Bommie Restaurant! This sophisticated dining destination is the epitome of elegance and style, offering diners a memorable and refined dining experience that's fit for a king (or queen).

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion with your significant other, dining with family, or gathering with friends, Bommie Restaurant promises to deliver an unforgettable dining experience. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a menu that features a range of contemporary cuisine crafted from the freshest and highest-quality ingredients and expertly prepared by experienced chefs. From light bites to full-blown feasts, there's something for every palate.

The island is truly a foodie's paradise, offering a range of dining experiences to suit every taste and budget. From the stunning views of Coca Chu to the innovative menu at Bommie Restaurant, the island is home to some of the best restaurants in the Whitsundays. 

So why wait? Book your next foodie adventure to the island and stay at WAHI for the ultimate culinary experience. To secure your accommodation, contact our friendly reservations team by emailing or calling +61 7 4969 9905. You can also book directly with us online here.

And if you are visiting us soon, we would recommend booking your restaurant reservations in advance. Many restaurants tend to book out during busy seasons; however, there are some walk-in and takeaway options on the island.