Brightwater Hotel

Waterfront Hospitality at its best

The Brightwater Hotel is the best pub on the Sunshine Coast. We are family owned and operated by Sunshine Coast Hotels Pty Ltd. With its stunning lakeside location, thoughtful architecture and design the Brightwater Hotel provides a wide range of entertainment and leisure facilities for the whole family.

The Brightwater Hotel offers guests a true Sunshine Coast bistro dining experience, providing a wide range of fresh seafood dishes, MSA-grade steaks, and classic pub meals like pizza, pasta, and schnitzel. An indulgent variety of desserts are also on offer for the sweet tooths. Ingredients are sourced from local food providers in surrounding areas like Mooloolaba and Sunshine Coast hinterland areas.

Brightwater Hotel has won the following awards since opening in November 2013:•OpenTable Diners' Choice Award 2017
•Best Food & Beverage business on the Sunshine Coast at the 2015 Sunshine Coast Business Awards.
•National Cellarbrations Retailer of the Year at the 2015 Independent Brands Australia Awards.
•Best New Hotel in Queensland at the 2014 Queensland Hotels Association Awards for Excellence.

​The Brightwater Hotel offers a full calendar of activities, including school holiday family-friendly events, live music, celebrations for important days like Mothers’ Day, State of Origin, Melbourne Cup and Christmas celebrations, as well as regular poker nights, trivia nights, Jag the Joker and an exciting Friday night members’ draw.

We televise all AFL & NRL games and International, Test & Big Bash Cricket games live on our big screens, as well as many other major sports for your enjoyment.

The hotel also offers premium signature events, such as the Locker Room Lunch with Jeff Thomson & Kim Hughes, All In Good Taste with Wynns Coonawarra Estate, An Evening with Shaw + Smith, A Taste of Barossa and Tales & Ales.

Take Reservations
Accept credit cards
Wheelchair accessible

Upcoming Events...

November 17, 2018

Turning up the heat on the Sunshine Coast

Highlighting the exciting world of chillies, herbs and spices through a fusion of food, music and people, the...

December 1, 2018

Craft Beer & Cider Festival Sunshine Coast brings a taste of some of Australia and New Zealand’s most unobtainable craft beers paired amongst locally sourced produce in the...

December 25, 2018

** Traditional Christmas Buffet with all the trimmings **

$95 Per Person (Seniors 10% discount)
$30 Kids 4 - 12 yrs
FREE 3 yrs...

December 25, 2018

Christmas Day! A day celebrated by many Christian Faiths and a time of family and celebration. Many celebrate this time of year with parties and functions and many other...

December 31, 2018

Welcome in the new year with family and friends at the best spot on Noosa River.

Sit back and watch the fire work display and lazer light show over Noosa River while we...

December 31, 2018 to January 1, 2019

Everyone's favourite night to party, check out the venues we have offering something special for your New Years Eve!

January 26, 2019

A day used to commemorate European settlement in Australia, this day is popular with Aussie's from all walks of life who regularly enjoy barbecues, seafood and more!

March 8, 2019 to March 24, 2019

We started as a spark of an idea in 1993 with a modest program of 12 events dreamt up by Peter Clemenger AM AO. Today we're a state-wide celebration in March with over 300...

May 16, 2019 to May 20, 2019

The beautiful Noosa waterways will be a magical backdrop for the Noosa Food & Wine Festival, with more than 70 fantastic events showcasing some of Australia's best chefs in...