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The Best Buffet Breakfasts Brisbane! All You Can Eat Buffets!

This article will guide you through your best breakfast buffet options in Brisbane suitable for families and explain how to book. We know they are good because we have eaten in them.

Foodie culture in Brisbane is huge, and a big buffet breakfast with all you can eat is one of our favourite ways to kick start our weekends. (It’s on par with our love for free food on your birthday!).

All you can eat breakfast Brisbane

If you are looking for a big breakfast buffet Brisbane style, for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day or even ‘just because’, we have an amazing selection of buffet restaurants on both the northside and the southside of Brisbane. There’s something available to suit every palette and every budget.

Check out our list of dining out choices at these Brisbane buffet breakfast options! We have even got some cheap breakfast in Brisbane ideas with discounts for you!

And don’t forget to check out our list of places where kids in Brisbane eat for FREE! 

Brisbane City & South Bank – all you can eat buffet breakfast

Looking for a buffet breakfast in the Brisbane CBD? These offer a sumptuous selection of treats for you to choose from – be it Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday OR Saturday… all you can eat in the Brisbane CBD.

NEW – voco City Centre Brisbane


We tried their buffet breakfast recently on a ‘Girls Getaway’ when we stayed at the hotel. This is a great buffet for everyone to enjoy. All the usual breakfast options are on offer, but what sets Zuma Restaurant apart is their spectacular view of South Bank from the city side of the river. Situated on North Quay, watch my video walk through below and add this location to your buffet breakfast list!

Breakfast opening hours:

  • 6.30 – 10.00am Mon – Fri
  • 6.30 – 10.30am Sat-Sun

Watch as I walk you through their buffet breakfast in the CBD here:

DAPL Restaurant in the Amora Hotel in the Brisbane CBD

The Pantry buffet breakfast in Brisbane
DAPL Restaurant buffet breakfast

This brand new addition to our list is situated on the lobby level of the Amora Hotel Brisbane. The DAPL Restaurant offers modern Australian dishes made with local ingredients. Families can enjoy a fantastic buffet experience with lots of tasty hot and cold options, as well as continental treats. The restaurant creates a peaceful atmosphere for everyone to savor and have a good time.

*We have a discount for this breakfast here.

Watch as I walk you through their buffet breakfast in the CBD here:

Bacchus Restaurant at Rydges South Bank

Break your fast the right way with this amazing buffet in the lush Bacchus Restaurant in South Bank. We tried this buffet on Mother’s Day in Brisbane, but it is open every day of the week and weekend from 6.30am. You can treat yourself again and again to their full hot & cold selection, bakery options, cheeses, fresh fruits alongside coffee, teas & juice.

Find out more on their website and check out our walk through video here below.

Novotel South Bank

When we stay in Brisbane, we often stay at the Novotel South Bank. We love it and wrote a review about it here.

Their buffet breakfast is one of our favourites! Open from 6:30am to 10am on weekdays and 7am to 10:30am on weekends and public holidays, it comes equipped with all the best breakfast options. Hot breakfast, cereal, fruit, yoghurts, toasts as well as a range of tea and coffee and juices. You can even make yourself smoothies!

I walk you through the Novotel South Bank breakfast buffet here:

Prices: If not staying at the hotel it is:

  • 0-6 – free
  • 7-12 – $19
  • 13+ – $39

Families tip: It is $39 for adults but 2 kids eat free if staying at the hotel!

Motion Dining at Brisbane Marriott Hotel

If you’re looking for an epic buffet breakfast, you have to try Motion Dining. Breakfast is served weekdays 6.30am – 10am and weekends 7am – 11am, and it’s open for non-guests too. 

Choose from a huge selection of hot foods, pastries, fruit, yoghurts, cereals, muselis and all the things. Plus there is a fridge packed with juices and chilled treats, and you can even make your own freshly squeezed juice. It’s the best way to start your day. 

The full buffet breakfast is priced at $38 per person and includes eggs cooked your way, omelette, hot selections, cold selections, pastries, cereal, yoghurt, fruit, toast, juice, freshly brewed coffee and tea. The continental buffet is priced at $32 per person and includes cold selections, pastries, cereal, yoghurt, fruit, toast and juice.

Currently offering a *good discount for their buffet breakfast!

Want a closer look? I walk you through the buffet in my Facebook live video: 

Suzette at Sofitel Brisbane

Sofitel buffet breakfast
Sofitel buffet breakfast

Suzette is a favourite buffet breakfast option among Brisbane locals, located in the Sofitel in the city. Please excuse the photo of my kids with food in their mouths (above), they were keen to get stuck into the delicious breakfast!

At the Sofitel you can indulge in an expansive selection of breakfast favourites, including a live omelette station and eggs cooked your way, international dishes, fresh juices, seasonal fruit and let’s not forget an abundance of pastries cooked daily. For those who prefer it, there is also an a la carte service with some lighter options available.

Enjoy your breakfast with a view of Brisbane’s amazing city skyline.

Their breakfast buffet is available Monday – Sunday 6.30am – 10am (til 10.30am on weekends and public holidays)

  • Full Breakfast Adult: $45 / Child: $23
  • Continental Breakfast Adult: $40 / Child: $20

Find out more here.

Novotel Brisbane Buffet Breakfast

father's day breakfast
Buffet breakfast

We tried out this one because we bought a Groupon for $19.50. It was awesome. We went in early so we could park easily on the street nearby and languished here scoffing their all you can eat breakfast for about an hour and a half. It was really good! We’ve since been and stayed at the hotel and we can confirm this Brisbane buffet brekky is amazing!

The breakfast includes barista coffee, a range of fruit juices and plenty of hot and cold foods to choose from (bacon, waffles, beans, avo, mushrooms, omelettes, sliced fruits, yoghurts and so much more). 

  • $39 per adult, $19 per little guest. 

Find out more here.

The Eatery, Four Points By Sheraton Brisbane

buffet breakfast Brisbane
Buffet breakfast Brisbane

We have done this breakfast ourselves and it is YUM!! We love the colourful crockery!!

Start your day with an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast featuring the likes of full hot and cold buffet, cheese and fruits with coffee and juices. Located in Mary street in Brisbane, this is a great choice if you are planning an activity in the city or South Bank afterwards.

  • Buffet breakfast from $39
  • Continental breakfast from $32
  • Full American breakfast from $39

You can find out more here. 

Royal on the Park’s Walnut Restaurant

Royal on the Park Hotel & Suites is one of the city’s most iconic luxury hotels. Perfectly situated next to the City Botanic Gardens and Brisbane River, in the heart of the CBD, Royal on the Park Hotel Brisbane is only a short walk to the Queen Street Mall.

Their buffet breakfast is served Monday – Friday 6am – 10am daily.

  • Continental breakfast $29.50pp
  • Full buffet $37pp

Find out more – click here.

Black Fire Restaurant

Located in the urban inspired, high tech hotel Capri by Fraser in the centre of Brisbane city. The day and evening menu is Spanish/Mediterranean inspired and features fresh, healthy and delicious meals made using locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is passionate about delivering unique, exceptional dining experiences and creating delicious food that looks great and tastes even better.

The restaurant is open for a continental buffet breakfast for $25 or you can choose from the menu. Open from 6.30am for breakfast. 

Find out more here.

Lennons Restaurant and Bar

Known in Brisbane as one of the best places to get breakfast, Lennons has an amazing array of breakfast foods in its continental buffet (or you can order from the menu). From 6:30 to 10:30 weekdays and 7am – 11am on weekends, you’ll start the day off right.

Find out about their breakfast buffet here.

Osteria Roma at Pacific Hotel, Spring Hill

Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet in a relaxed alfresco setting. This buffet breakfast is available from 6.30am – 10am weekdays, and until 11am on weekends. Options include a range of hot and col foods, juice, tea and coffee. $29 per person.

Find out more here.

La Boca Bar and Grill Brisbane, Stamford Plaza

A place to get a buffet breakfast Brisbane
Buffet breakfast in Brisbane

La Boca Bar and Grill Brisbane at Stamford Plaza offers a Brisbane buffet breakfast for $35 per adult on weekdays and $45 on weekends from 6.30am to 10.30am. Enjoy the unrivalled river setting with picture-postcard views across the river to the iconic Story Bridge. Dine indoors or alfresco on the terrace, either way it’s the perfect spot for any occasion. Find out more here.

The Barn Restaurant, Bundamba

On Sunday mornings, bring the family over to The Barn Restaurant to enjoy their breakfast smorgasbord! There are lots of yummy brekky treats on offer and you can also take a wander around their kitchen garden and bird aviary while the kids play in the newly installed playground! Adults dine for $27.50 and kids under 12 for $17 (under 5s free!) Breakfast runs from 9am to 12noon so you can enjoy a lie in too! Find out more here.

Regatta Hotel, Toowong

The “Grand Old Lady” of the River remains Brisbane’s most historic and loved hotel. Their excellence in food, beverages, service and atmosphere is what makes Regatta Boatshed Queensland’s “Best Restaurant” 2015, as judged by the Queensland Hotels Association.

The Regatta Hotel offers scrumptious breakfasts feasts featuring cereal, baked goods, bacon and eggs, and champagne and Bloody Marys. Their ‘all you can eat buffet breakfast’ is strictly for special events like Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, so make a mental note.

Check out their upcoming special events. See more info here.

Restaurants no longer offering buffet breakfast Brisbane

The Manly Deck Bar and Restaurant

Sadly the Many Deck Bar and Restaurant no longer serves a buffet breakfast.

North Lakes Sports Club

If you are looking for a buffet breakfast in North Lakes unfortunately the North Lakes Sports Club no longer serves breakfast. 🙁 

The Glen Hotel at Eight Mile Plains 

No longer offering Buffet Breakfast except for special occasions such as Father’s Day.

The Calamvale Hotel breakfast

No longer offering Buffet Breakfast


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Breakfast buffet near me

We’re yet to find an all day buffet breakfast in Brisbane… if you find one – please let us know in comments!

If you’re looking for a special ‘event’ style breakfast keep an eye on our Families suggestions!

Heading to Victoria Park Golf Complex to try their bistro after a round of putt putt is another amazing suggestion!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

4 thoughts on “The Best Buffet Breakfasts Brisbane! All You Can Eat Buffets!”

  1. If keen for a day trip and a bit of a trip down Memory Lane, Gympie Pizza Hut still have “All you can eat buffet lunch and dinner” with the pizza, pasta and dessert bar. 😀


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