Open all day from 9:00 am week days, 7:30 am Saturday & Sunday. Enjoy our all day menu. On holidays? Perhaps a glass of sparkling prosecco with brunch.  Join us for a sunset cocktail. Our dinner menu is available from 5pm.



La Tabella opened it’s doors in Sept 2012. From humble beginnings introducing full table service to Airlie Beach’s foodie street THE ESPLANADE, focusing on service and the freshest and finest quality ingredients and daily fresh house made pasta. La Tabella soon established itself as the most popular restaurant in Airlie Beach setting the bar for others to strive for. This process is ongoing and with every new menu the bar is raised even higher.



Leni Fries

Leni has been in hospitality since her teens. By early twenty she managed the very successful Colonial Inn in Berrima a favourite stop over for Snow bound travelers. Following the sale of the business she went to Sydney where she continued her successful career and managed the iconic La Grillade Restaurant in Crows Nest. She soon became a household name in the industry renowned for her passion for great service and giving customers the complete dining experience. After several years of travel and a well earned break Leni settled in Airlie Beach and operates now the most successful Restaurant along the beach. Her Vision has not changed and that is to give her customers the best dining experience possible and establish the best restaurant in Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays.