Sea Salt & Vine Cafe

With its perfect location right on Moreton Bay on Reef Point Esplanade, Scarborough, why would you look past Sea Salt & Vine Café?

Enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast, a fresh healthy lunch or a great cup of coffee whilst taking in the magnificent view. A perfect spot to relax, unwind and take in the ambience.

The café menu is focused on contemporary Australian cuisine with some café favourites combined with a selection of modern affordable dishes.

Every Saturday at Sea Salt and Vine  enjoy live music from 10.30am to 1.30pm with
Eddie Charles playing his relaxing style of music from the 60’s through 90’s. Also check the website for live music acts on Sundays as well.

Sea Salt & Vine Café are open 7 days a week from 7.00am to 4.00pm. BYO is welcome. Phone 07 3880 4456.


Out & About in Scarborough

Scarborough is a great place to get out and about to explore this gorgeous town located on the Redcliffe Peninsula surrounded by the pristine waters of Moreton Bay.


Scarborough Beach Parklands

Directly opposite Scarborough Beach Resort are the beachfront parklands on Scarborough Beach. Scarborough Beach Park is a fully fenced and partly shaded playground made up of two play areas – Railway Place and Pirate Place, complete with themed playground equipment. There is also Cotton Tree Forest, within the fenced play area, which is full of gnarled cottonwood trees that offer exciting climbing opportunities for kiddies.

Walking & Biking Pathways

Ride a bike or take a walk / run from Scarborough to Newport. This 8km route winds around the top of Redcliffe Peninsula through Casuarina and Cotton Tree lined parks, along the waterfront, to the canals of Newport.

Along the path you’ll enjoy sections of shade provided by trees including Norfolk Pines. You will also take in views across the waters of Deception Bay to the southern end of Bribie Island, and overlooking Scarborough Boat Harbour, as well as distant glimpses of the Glass House Mountains.

Scarborough Cafes & Restaurants

If you are looking for somewhere to dine or just grab a coffee and a quick snack there are plenty of restaurants and cafes within walking distance to the resort. Try these for starters:

  • Brad’s Burger Bar & Breakfast (about 2 doors down)
  • Cafe 3eightnine (underneath)
  • Pines Bar & Restaurant (also underneath)
  • Sugar Deli
  • Bazil & Co
  • The Shack Cafe
  • Silverlake Chinese
  • Valori Espresso
  • FinFresh Restaurant
  • Sweet Swirls Cafe
  • Baan Phaya Thai
  • Enchiladas Mexican Cantina
  • Zesty’s Bar & Cafe

Further around the peninsula in Bird ‘O Passage Parade near the Boat Harbour you will find another couple of great places to eat:

  • Sea Salt & Vine
  • Tempest Seafood Restaurant
  • Moreton Bay Boat Club

Shopping & Services

There are plenty of shops and services within a short distance to Scarborough Beach Resort, such as:

  • Shoes by Scarborough
  • Earth Gifts by the Sea (& Cafe)
  • Tabitha’s Boutique
  • Friendly Grocer (convenience store good for picking up supplies for self-contained apartment)
  • Scarborough Village Surgery (medical)
  • Rustic Blend Hair Studio
  • Peninsula Laundries
  • Devine Serenity Day Spa
  • Yoga Emporium
  • Scarborough Beach Pharmacy
  • Australia Post Shop

Is it any wonder that Scarborough is an extremely popular place with holidaymakers and visitors alike with such a idyllic location and great facilities.



Sweet Swirls Cafe

If you are looking for sweet treats during your stay in Scarborough don’t look past Sweet Treats on Oxley Ave, Scarborough.

The quaint coffee shop specializes in homemade sweet treats and offers good old fashioned service and conversation. Sweet Swirls is housed in a renovated ’60s corner shop that has been transformed into a quiet oasis where customers can relax and enjoy each other’s company.

Homemade favourites include cupcakes, raspberry pear loaf and brownies for starters which you can enjoy with a freshly made cup of coffee or pot of tea. The cupcakes are topped with towering swirls of icing – hence the name ‘Sweet Swirls’.

The cafe is open: Mon 7.00am – 11.30am, Tues to Fri  7.00am – 2pm & Sat 7.30am – 12.30pm

Sweet Swirls is located on the corner of Oxley Ave and Dunne Tce at Scarborough. Phone 07 3880 2140.


What’s Cooking in The Gardens?

When: Sunday 7 August 2016

Where: Redcliffe Botanic Gardens, Redcliffe

What’s cooking in the Botanic Gardens in Redcliffe this winter? Find out at What’s Cooking in The Gardens and unleash your inner foodie.

This festival is not just about food, but also will get you active and teach you more about how to make your life more sustainable.

There will be wonderful interactive workshops for all ages, demonstrations and displays to learn more about herbs, natural products, yoga and so much more, or simply wander around the garden paths, gourmet food and wine stalls filled with delicious treats and handmade goodies.

Time: 9am to 3pm

Admission: Gold coin entry. Some costs apply for workshops and activities.

Redcliffe Botanic Gardens are located at Cnr George Street and Victoria Avenue, Redcliffe.

For more information and a workshop program visit What’s Cooking in The Gardens

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FinFresh Seafood

Scarborough’s freshest seafood can be caught at FinFresh Seafood & Cafe located on the beachfront in Landsborough Avenue.

Inspired by Melbourne’s café culture and the change of ingredients every week means that the menu changes based on the week’s best produce. Diners can expect new and exciting things whenever they visit with local fresh seafood cooked and served with an exciting flair.

Located on Scarborough beach, the restaurant has a beautiful ocean view so diners can sit back, relax and enjoy all the fresh seafood that FinFresh has on offer.

FinFresh is open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Mon/Wed/Thu 9am to 8pm, Fri 9am to 9pm, Sat 8am to 9pm, Sun 8am to 8pm. For bookings phone 07 3880 0945.

The restaurant is fully licensed and takeaways are available from 109 Landsborough Ave, Scarborough.

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Mekka Ekka Day

When: Wednesday 10 August 2016
Where: Doomben Racecourse, Ascot

Take advantage of the Ekka Day holiday this year and enjoy the day at the Mekka Ekka Day at Doomben Racecourse.

You can party the day away with stellar lineups, delicious food trucks, pop-up bars, free carnival rides, chill-out zones and punters circle. Dress up to the nines and enter the Fashion on the Field competition with great prizes to be won.

Entertainment on the day will include live DJ sets from Australia’s best DJs all day. Then party into the night with free shuttle buses to official after-party venues in Brisbane.

There are packages available such as Oh Hello! VIP Party, Inner Circle, Hamilton Hotel Marquee, Trackside Marquee, Member’s Reserve or Mekka Groupie. General admission costs $30 on presale. For tickets visit Brisbane Racing Club

Doomben Racecourse is only 33Kms from Scarborough. Book your accommodation for this event with us today at Scarborough Beach Resort. CLICK HERE



Silver Lake Chinese Restaurant

For eat-in or take-away Chinese food try Silver Lake Chinese Restaurant conveniently located opposite Scarborough Beach Park.

They offer an extensive Chinese menu with no MSG added and all cooked fresh to order. Check out the Chef’s suggestions on the menu and order something different like a Thai Red Curry or Shanghai Beef.

For that special occasion you can plan a Chinese Banquet especially for your party (of 6 or more). Silver Lake also offer great lunch and family specials.

Silver Lake Chinese Restaurant are open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Sunday and are located at 63 Landsborough Ave, Scarborough. Phone (07) 3880 1209.

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