Plastic Free Noosa – get your guilt free fix
Do you fancy yourself a bit of an eco-traveller? One that says YES to sustainable living and NO to harmful practices – then you’ll love Plastic Free Noosa!
By empowering locals and visitors to eliminate single-use plastics and since being selected as the first community in Australia to tackle this issue in 2018, Plastic Free Noosa has helped to eliminate over 4.5 million pieces of plastic. How good’s that?!
This Plastic Free July, be part of the global movement that helps people like you be part of the solution to plastic pollution. In fact, Plastic Free Noosa have made it easier for you to be part of the solution all year round!
You too can travel more sustainably by supporting local businesses who have joined the program to eliminate single use plastic. We’ve listed some restaurants, cafés and bars that are walking distance from us, so you can get your guilt free fix!
Plastic Free Champions in Hastings Street
El Capitano Pizzeria and Bar
Book yourself into this sailor themed pizza restaurant and bar, specialising in freshly made pizzas with a sourdough base and certified organic stone-milled flour, fermented for 72 hours. Topped with ingredients sourced from local growers and producers from the Noosa farmers markets – yum!
And not forgetting their distinctive cocktails, with hand pressed citrus, foraged fruits and herbs made into potent house made elixirs, syrups and infusions. In fact, their whole drinks list is that bit different with organic, bio dynamic wine and champagne, local beers and super fresh cold pressed juices. Who’s ready for an extraordinary drink?
They are committed to quality food, are Plastic Free Champs and are dedicated to protecting our local environment – everyone wins!
You can visit for breakfast, lunch and dinner, happy in the knowledge that their organic, seasonal menu is from food grown at their very own hinterland property at Maravista Farm. Their soil is kept healthy by using compost made from vegetable waste and coffee grinds from their Ogilvie Group of restaurants, completing the circle from pasture to plate – so cool.
With tables spilling onto Hastings Street, it’s a great spot to people watch while you enjoy all the classic food you’d expect from a café.
Swing by for a guilt-free coffee, lovingly poured in custom takeaway cups, which are certified biodegradable and compostable, and a slice of cake that’s packed in containers with cutlery made from biodegradable wood and cardboard – yah!
Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked bread? No one! Tanglewood Bakery creates healthy artisan bread that is natural, organic, living and baked daily in Noosa. Their sourdough breads incorporate ancient grains, fresh milled flour and wheat free stoneground whole spelt flours using ‘old world’ techniques to harness the incredible flavours that sourdough is known for.
Perfect for when you want to get a quick bite, their scrumptious pastries are organic and made using real butter, real eggs and local milk.
Plastic Free Champions in Noosa Junction
Telephone call from Istanbul
This quirky little place can be easily missed, squished between Eddie Cheeba’s and Bird, so keep your eyes open. With just a few seats outside and a window in the wall, where you can order authentic Turkish food, Telephone call from Istanbul IS street food casual.
What’s on the menu changes, but the food is always created to make you happy. And you can sip cocktails in the warmth of the sun or under the stars! When you feel like something a bit out there, with no frills and affordable, give this Plastic Free Champ a try.
You’ll discover these Plastic Free Champions next door to Telephone call from Istanbul. This relaxed little bar perfectly blends the indoors with out and offers an excellent community feel. Mixing up sublime cocktails, a decent range of spirits, wine and beer, gather your friends and settle down for the evening.
A small, but mighty range of international street food and tapas is on offer to keep you satisfied. Live music is regularly played along Arcadia Street on Friday nights and this bar offers some of the best seats in the house!
This mini chain has been brought to you from 3 Melbourne lads, who made it their mission to bring awesome modern, Asian food, along with delicious cocktails, and an uplifting vibe to their east coast venues. Executive chef, Robbie Oijvall creates bold, colourful food, full of punchy flavour to get your taste buds dancing!
Enjoy an energising night out in this large and beautifully designed restaurant that flows onto the street, next to the fairy-lit trees. You’ll have a good time dining at these Plastic Free Champs, while listening to their fun soundtrack in comfortable low-level lighting, where the energy is high and welcoming.
Stay in beautiful Noosa Heads Accommodation
Take your pick from our stunning selection of Noosa beachfront apartments, where it’s easy to unwind within the tropical surrounds and fresh sea air.
With a strong focus on sustainability at Little Cove Court, we have initiated a refillable toiletries programme, and offer complimentary organic, biodegradable and compostable products throughout our apartments.
Rest well in one of our fully self-contained 2-, 3- and 4-Bedroom luxury apartments or penthouses.
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