UP THE JUNCTION
It’s where Noosa people like to go
AT THE height of the tourism season in Noosa shire, locals tend to hand its famous Hastings Street over to them, and enjoy the more locally driven Noosa Junction.
The Junction is the business area, with plenty of shopping experiences, including two centres with supermarkets – Noosa Fair and Noosa Junction Plaza – but it’s also home to a huge range of venues to dine out, or just meet for coffee and a drink.
What’s more, it’s the place for locals to be all year round. And the Junction has been undergoing a renaissance, with stylish developments like The Pavilion attracting new and exciting businesses.
Eateries and coffee houses as diverse as Padstow’s, ZZ Taps, the Noosa Deli, Pasta Pronto, A Taste of Spice and Bombetta are nestled between retailers, with an eclectic range of non-chain store offerings, many run by Noosa locals.
The local pub at the Junction Plaza has also changed its name – and its owners – to the Cornerstone Pub. New owners Garry and Therese have poured some much-needed love into the venue, a family pub where locals and travellers alike are made to feel welcome.
The food menu has kept the old favourites and introduced some great pub food options, including specials. Plus the live music vibe is back in Noosa with fantastic artists playing every Friday and Saturday from 9pm.
Noosa Junction is the place to be when you want to capture the real flavours of the region, to meet the people who live here all year, and who are the real lifeblood of Noosa’s soul, and the region.