Restaurants & Cafes
Meet the Real Mates Talk Partners
Our partners are made up of local businesses and organisations across the Whitsunday, Isaac and Mackay region who are passionate about sharing the Real Mates Talk message. If you are interesting in being apart of the Real Mates Talk conversation and would like to share this valuable message, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ador’a Café is known for its multi award winning freshly roasted coffee blends and its friendly and fast service. For coffee that is made with love and a great conversation head in to see the team at Ador’a!
Located on the corner of Victoria & Peel Streets in Mackay’s CBD, the Austral Hotel has had a reputation for years as one of the best Steakhouse in town. Their menu offers variety of premium cuts of beef, along with an array of other menu items.
Chances Cafe is located on Shakespeare Street, Mackay.
Not only do they serve fantastic food but they support the community by employing people who are experiencing homelessness. Chances focuses on giving them the tools that they need in order to turn their lives around and exit the cycle of homelessness.
The aim of the program is to transition all employees into regular accommodation and employment within 6-12 months, allowing us to take on new employees who have also been disadvantaged by homelessness.
Cool Mango Salad Bar
Cool Mango Salad Bar is a breakfast/lunch healthy takeaway store. They endeavor to provide every customer with the freshest, healthiest food possible whilst maintaining a friendly, happy atmosphere.
Head in and check out our Partners at Cuppa Juju for some fantastic coffee and some great food! They are located at 2/4 Valroy Street, Haypoint QLD 4740.
CURB is a Coffee Kiosk located across from the Good Guys. They specialise in a range of gourmet grab n go breakfast & Lunch options and specialty coffee – open 7 days!
Ducksnuts Created Food
Ducksnuts create different, bold, enticing food, healthy options and great coffee.
Contact them on 49511108or check them out on Facebook.
The historic Eimeo Pacific Hotel has built an enviable reputation for having “lunch with a million-dollar view“. It has been in the same family for over 70 years. Patrons have the best views in town overlooking the Whitsunday Coast, Brampton, Keswick and St Bees Island with our very own Eimeo beach at the forefront. You can take advantage of the balconies set against this attractive backdrop of the serene Pacific. 20 minutes from Mackay’s central business district, our picturesque site offers flexible indoor facilities, beautiful outdoor space, open for lunch and dinner.
Good Day Cafe
Looking for delicious home cooked food, coffee and great conversations? Head to the Good Day Cafe in Paget Mackay for all of this and more. Good Day Cafe are located at Caterpillar Drive, Mackay.
Graze Cafe & Sushi
At Graze Cafe & Sushi they have incredible sushi & cafe style food prepared fresh daily. Amazing smooth coffee and delicious homemade desserts, platters for functions and parties also available. They are located at 124 Main St, Proserpine.
J&J Wired Bird
Judy & John are out in about, mobile in community, offering a chat and good coffee.
The Grazing Goat Cafe
Grazing Goat Cafe offers delicious food which caters for an array of dietry requirements as well as smoothies, coffee and much more. Head into the Grazing Goat Cafe at 58 Wood Street, Mackay
Harrup Park Country Club
Harrup Park Country Club – Your Community Club. Mackay’s leading sporting and leisure destination. Coffee Shop, Bistro dining & gaming room. They are located at 89 Juliet Street, Mackay.
Hayman Island staff Bar and Cafe
The staff at the Hayman Island staff bar and cafe understand the importance of looking after eachother, particularly when spending long periods of time away from home and family.
Having a conversation and creating a bond with the people you work with can make all the difference.
Loaded waffles and premium ice cream infused with cereal, biscuits and frozen fruit made to your order! Based in Mackay, Hellacool also have a mobile creamery and a permanent food truck within Canelands by Target.
A great place to grab a meal and a drink, catch up with friends, TAB, Keno, gaming room and pool tables available.
Proud community supporters, Kookaburra sell local produce, and have a range of delicious home-cooked meals, barista-made coffee and Gold Lotto.
The Kooyong Hotel is ideally located just a short walk fromt the Pioneer River. Offering multiple activities such as darts and raffles with function and venue hire available. The Kooyong Hotel also offers affordable budget accommodation starting from $55 including a family room.
K & Co.
Located in HomeCo Mackay, K & Co services fresh tasty food and artisan coffee all with a friendly smile. K & Co. is located on the corner of Holts Road and Mackay Bucasia Road.
La Crema Cafe Moranbah
A Small Family Operated Cafe with a passion for beautiful coffee, simple soul food and warm friendly service.
MAD Cow Coffee
MAD Cow Coffee delivers a range of quality hot and cold beverages and food to businesses and events the Mackay region. MAD Cow Coffee was established as a positive legacy to their son who lost his battle with anxiety and a tribute to our friends and family
Ma’s Pizza Kitchen
Using delicious fresh produce to make an array of mouthwatering pizzas, Ma’s has 3 locations across the Mackay region – Parkside Plaza, Rural View and Mount Pleasant.
Primal Coffee Roasters
Primal is a Mackay local speciality coffee roaster cafe. They are located at 134 Evans Avenue, North Mackay. Pop in and grab a coffee and have a chat.
Taylors Hotel offers visitors friendly, old fashioned service, traditional pub fare at affordable prices, pokies, keno and budget accommodation in the CBD.
The Deli Nook
The Deli Nook offers great coffee, boutique products from around the world, friendly service, platters and event catering.
The Grove Mackay
Located in Mackay (Andergrove), The Grove offers a complete package of great entertainment, restaurant quality food and service in a relaxed welcoming atmosphere. They are located at 64 Andergrove Road.
The Metropolitan Hotel Mackay
The Metropolitan Hotel offers function/ venue hire, a gaming room with lightening link; keno and motel style accommodation within close distance to the CBD.
The Seabreeze Hotel
The Seabreeze Hotel is a destination for locals, travelers, families and pets alike. Offering beachfront dining, affordable accommodation, private function spaces and live entertainment & events in a family friendly relaxed atmosphere.
Third Ground Coffee House
Third Ground’s mission is the connect people with eachother and with great food. They are not only a cafe but are also a comunity garden, a homsteading school and a community market place. Visit them in Sarina!
Woodman’s Axe Expresso
Woodman’s Axe offers awesome specialty coffee which is roasted by Axil Coffee Roasters in Melbourne. The Woodman’s Team not only serve great coffee but also delicious fresh food. Woodman’s Axe are at Shop 6, 47 Gorodon Street, Mackay.
YAW is a locally owned salad bar/ coffee shop/ burger resturant with gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options available. Head to their Facebook page for more information.
22 Buttercup Lane
Delicious homemade goodies in a relaxing atmosphere. Eat inside, on the verandah or in the garden. Meet friends and family in their spacious venue and let the children play. They are located at 22 Main Street, Proserpine.
9th Lane Grind
9th Lane Grind is a locally owned cafe in the heart of Mackay. They specialise in gourmet grab N go breaky & Lunch options, and have an a la carte menu.
11 Wood Street, Mackay
QLD Australia 4740