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

The Setting:

restaurant view


You will need to make a phone booking on
(07) 5446 8994
if you have:

  • Table or Dietary Requests If you have table requests or any other requests please call us on (07) 5446 8994.
  • A Large Party: If your party is 10 people or more you will need to call us to book.
  • Children under 10: Children are welcome, however we don't have a children's menu, nor do we have high chairs so it is best to call us to make sure what we offer suits your needs.
  • Want an Early Sitting: Our 12noon and 6pm tables have to be booked by phone. So if you don't see any availability for your chosen slot, we may have an earlier time but you will need to call.

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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.

Download Menu & Wine List

The Spirit House full menu and wine list are also available as pdf files for you to download.
Download: Menu
Download: Wine List.


A Shared Experience.

Our menu concept is centered around a shared dining experience - we encourage each table to order as a group and share the exotic textures and flavours created by our chefs. Food, like life, is a shared journey to enjoy!

Menu & Wine List

Our multi-award winning menu changes seasonally. All dishes are designed to be shared which allows you to create a wonderful journey through our menu.

We can cater for vegetarians and vegans.
For groups of 11 or more please see the Banquet section.

You can download our current Menu.

Thanks to in-house wine guru, Yann Audran, our wine list has won many awards and features an eclectic mix of Australian and international labels.

Awards include Gourmet Traveller's 2015 Wine List of the Year Award, and one star in the World of Wine World's Best Wine Lists.

You can download our current Wine List.

The Hong Sa Bar has a great menu of Asian inspired small plates. These small dishes are perfect to have with drinks before you head to the restaurant.

If you can't get a booking to the restaurant then why not drop in for some drinks and enjoy a range of dishes from the bar menu - casual, fun and a delicious way to spend some time in this fantastic space..

Download our Hong Sa bar menu.


Our new private dining room with its own kitchen, private chef and waiter is perfect for those of you who are looking for a truly luxe experience. The dining room seats up to 24 people and is entirely separate to the main restaurant. It overlooks the Bali Courtyard which provides a stunning backdrop and break-out area for you and your guests.

The unique courtyard layout of the main restaurant, makes Spirit House the perfect place for small weddings, parties and corporate functions. A party of 4 to 30 people can reserve their own private area for easy weddings. Or we can cater to corporate groups who want to 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.


Download Function Planner Complete with sample menus, table plans and other helpful tips and tricks to create an event that will be remembered for all the right reasons.

wedding planner booklet


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.

Reviews — Old & New

  • ‘One Hat’ Award - Good Food Guide, Qld. 2007 - 2015
  • Top 10 Qld Regional Restaurants - Gourmet Traveler Magazine, 2007 to 2014
  • ‘One Hat’ Award - Brisbane Times, Qld. 2012
  • "Australia's Best Food Experience' - The Australian - 2010
  • 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