Tin Can Bay Restaurants

Local Restaurants in Tin Can Bay

Welcome to Sleepy Lagoon Motel

Tin Can Bay has a variety of restaurants just a short distance away from Sleepy Lagoon Motel – where we hope you and your family will be staying for your holiday!

A selection of local and exotic cuisines ensures that all members of the family get to enjoy a delicious meal of their choosing. Book your holiday accommodation at Sleepy Lagoon Motel and enjoy all that the Tin Can Bay restaurants have to offer!

Restaurants in Tin Can Bay

The seaside village of Tin Can Bay is located on the mainland, north of Noosa, near the southern coast of Fraser Island. Nestled amongst the Tin Can Inlet, this sleepy village adjoins the Great Sandy Strait and offers easy access to an array of local and natural attractions near the Sleepy Lagoon Motel.

The restaurants in Tin Can Bay are all-time favourites for holiday-makers and travellers alike. A selection of cuisines, both local specialities and exotic meals, are available nearby to Sleepy Lagoon Motel, ensuring that no matter your palate, the restaurants in Tin Can Bay will have something for you!

Lee Fishing Company

There’s nothing like freshly caught fish, and at the Lee Fishing Company, you can enjoy the freshest fish Tin Can Bay has to offer! 

Holidaymakers staying at Sleepy Lagoon Motel can enjoy a special offer from the Lee Fishing Company: for a low charge, you can order a seafood platter at the Sleepy Lagoon Motel reception, comprising delectables like prawns and oysters, and have the fresh platter ready for you on the same day!

Open seven days a week, 9:30 – 15:30

Groovy Goat Pub Café

(Formerly Prawn and Steer)

Right next door to Sleepy Lagoon Motel is the Groovy Goat Pub Café, a local favourite. Serving belly-warming classics like steaks, schnitzel, pizza, and nachos, the Groovy Goat Pub Café is a convenient place for a night out or a hearty meal. This buzzing venue is a great place to take the kids and has a selection of entertainment available for all!

Sleepy Lagoon Motel guests are welcome to order takeaway and eat in, or dine at the Tin Can Bay hotel. To order takeaway and eat in, or dine at the Tin Can Bay Hotel which can be contacted at 07 5488 0679

Open seven days a week, all-day grazing menu, meals served  from 12:00 – 20:00

The Country Club

The Country Club provides a warm, friendly atmosphere that is welcome to everyone. The well-stocked bar provides the perfect opportunity for patrons to trade stories and golfing tips. The bar also offers a variety of beverages, including a range of domestic craft beer that is on-tap.

If you and the family are hungry, the golf club’s Chinese restaurant serves an array of delectable authentic Chinese dishes – including deep-fried ice cream! The venue offers catering as well and can accommodate up to 120 people, so be sure to book if you have any special events during your stay in Tin Can Bay.

Open seven days a week, 10:00 – 21:00

Chinese Restaurant open seven days a week, 12:00 – 14:00 & 17:00 – 20:00

Sails Bar & Bistro

Enjoy a tasty meal on the water’s edge at Sail Bar & Bistro. This welcoming restaurant offers a variety of delectable all-time favourites, including wood-fired pizzas and a range of homemade pasta dishes.

The club bar serves a selection of Australia’s favourite beers, premium wines, and popular spirits, or ask the friendly bar staff to mix your favourite drink. The Sail Bar & Bistro serves café-style breakfasts, lunch, and dinner, as well as offers coffee and cake.

Open Wednesday to Sunday from 8:00 AM till 8:00 PM

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Barnacles Cafe

One of Tin Can Bay’s greatest drawcards are its dolphins – and if you want to see dolphins, the Barnacles Cafe is the place to be! Here, you can enjoy a classic breakfast with your friends and family while watching the dolphins do their daily morning visit.

Feeding the dolphins is a must during your stay in Tin Can Bay!

Open 7 days a week, 07:00 – 15:00 for breakfast and lunch; Thursday – Sunday, 16:00 – 19:00 for dinner

*Please note take away only due to Covid restrictions. 

Other Local Favourites

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Why book direct with us

Competitive Rates

No Booking Fees

Free Wifi

Later checkout up till 12.00 noon on request

Features & Facilities

Restaurant/Bottle Shop next door

3 minutes drive to dolphin view area

Approx 25 minute drive to Rainbow Beach & Fraser Island Barge

Supermarket only 3 minute walk away

Fully Air Conditioned

Bus stop next door

3 minute walk to walking tracks run along the Foreshore of Tin Can Bay

Laundromat and BBQ facilities are available

Tin Can Bay Accommodation

Tin Can Bay’s best accommodation boasts a great location that is central to all there is to see and do in the area. Sleepy Lagoon Motel’s guests can enjoy a wonderful holiday experience for the whole family. The variety of accommodation we have available ensures that we can accommodate any number of guests or families. Our cozy accommodation also offers a variety of features and amenities, providing a true home away from home experience.

Enjoy your stay – book now at the Sleepy Lagoon Motel in Tin Can Bay!


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Plus we are still able to supply accommodation for workers and for certain essential situations.

We are taking extra precautions at this time to include extra disinfecting of all surfaces to keep everyone safe.

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