Restaurant

Spirit House has the food to tingle every taste bud. Hungry yet?

Romantic dinners, partying with friends in a private courtyard, or celebrating weddings and special occasions - Spirit House is a perfect recipe for a dining experience to remember. Set in lush tropical gardens nestled around a tranquil pond, at sunset Spirit House turns into a magic wonderland which will take your breath away.

For restaurant bookings, book online or call 07 5446 8994 (ext 2) during business hours.

The Facts

  • Lunch:Everyday
  • Dinner:Wed. - Sat.
  • Bookings: What can we say, we're busy so you will definitely need to book a table online or call the reservation office on (07) 5446 8994.
  • Can I BYO?:Sadly no, we are fully licensed with an eclectic range of wines from boutique wineries from around the world
  • Vegetarians and Allergies We do cater for vegetarian and gluten free diners, please see the menu below.
    If you have any other dietary requirements, please advise when making your booking.
  • Functions & GroupsOur unique courtyard settings make it easy to offer groups from 6 to 60 their own private area to celebrate in style. For more ideas on menus and table plans scroll down to the Functions section

Discover our food with head chef, Ben Bertei

Quite simply, contemporary Thai cuisine at its best. The menu is designed around the concept of 'sharing the experience'. So order as a group and embark on a shared Spirit House food journey.

Menu & Wine List

The unique courtyard layout makes Spirit House the perfect place for small weddings, parties and corporate functions. A party of 6 to 40 people can reserve their own private area. Or book the entire restaurant for an exclusive-use event, up to 90 people.

Our banquet menus are designed around a shared dining experience. From intimate celebrations, corporate functions to fully themed weddings, our function planner gives you all the tools to plan a memorable event at the Spirit House.

Spirit House weddings in action

The Spirit House food is best described as contemporary Thai cuisine. With four best-selling cook books under our belt, and a string of prestigious food awards, the Spirit House has evolved into an iconic food destination.

Awards & Accolades

  • ‘One Hat’ Award - Good Food Guide, Qld. 2007 - 2013
  • ‘One Hat’ Award - Brisbane Times, Qld. 2012
  • "Australia's Best Food Experience' - The Australian - 2010
  • Top 10 Qld Regional Restaurants - Gourmet Traveler Magazine, 2007
  • Best Australian Restaurants - Gourmet Traveler Magazine, 2000-2006
  • Best Five Queensland Restaurants - Queensland Catering Association, 2001
  • Best Queensland Restaurant - “Queensland Entertainment” Gold Award, 2000-’01
  • Eating and Drinking in Australia - Mietta’s Queensland Award, 2001
  • Best Asian Restaurant, Sunshine Coast - Restaurant & Caterers Award 2004
  • Best Themed Restaurant, Queensland - Restaurant & Caterers Award, 2004
  • National Tourism Restaurant & Catering - Australian Tourism Award, 2005
  • Tourism Restaurant & Catering - Queensland Tourism Award, 2006
  • Qld & National Small Business Excellence Award 2007, Tourism Category
  • Tourism Restaurant & Catering - Queensland Tourism Award, 2007
  • Top 10 Qld Regional Restaurants - Courier Mail Food Guide, 2007
  • Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award – Hall of Fame, 2007
  • Restaurant and Caterer's Award - 2008 State Winner - Best Tourism Restaurant, Best Themed Restaurant

Reviews — Old & New

  • Best Restaurant, Sunshine Coast - 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Best Queensland Restaurant - Finalist, 2000
  • American Express “Hall of Fame Award”, 2001
American Express Awards

It's hard to imagine a malign spirit that wouldn't be appeased by the tranquillity and beauty of the restaurant setting, and the superb food that emanates from the kitchen.


Courier Mail food and wine guide Queensland 2008 Score: 15.5/20, One Hat

It could be the restful lagoon, lush gardens or the many smiling statues of Buddha. It might be the vibrant flavours and heady but balanced dressings and accompaniments


Gourmet Traveller 2008 Australian Restaurant Guide