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  • Sage Café Restaurant 0

    5/20 Queensland Avenue, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

    Chances are that if you’ve been to Broadbeach for holidays, you’ve eaten at Sage. Slung around a winning corner in the highly competitive Broadbeach dining area, Sage has been a solid performer over the last few years. Now under new owners, a whole Asian Fusion menu has been introduced and we can’t get enough of […]

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  • Zullaz Bar & Eating Place 0

    21a/52 James Street (Big B Arcade), Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    John and Allison Boswell have been in love with coffee all their adult lives. They met in a coffee shop, proposed in a coffee shop… so it was natural that, when Premiato Coffee became available, they would buy the roastery to pursue their passion. Eight years later, they’ve added a restaurant to their holdings, extending […]

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  • Quan 55 & Bar 0

    4/55 Brooke Ave., Southport, Queensland 4215

    If you visit Quan 55 in search of a traditional Vietnamese restaurant, you might just be disappointed. Quan 55 is all that and more. Wynn Huynh, who owns Quan 55 with her husband Thanh Tram, is the first to tell us that she has never felt confined by expectations. So, you should expect the unexpected! […]

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  • Lucky Lucianos Italian 0

    The Kitchens, 19 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina

    It’s ‘déjà vu’ when we enter Lucky Lucianos. Not only does it get its name from the godfather of modern organised crime, Charles ‘Lucky’ Luciano, but there’s also (perhaps unwittingly) a nodding reference to Lucky’s Trattoria, the legendary pizzeria that operated during Fortitude Valley’s former ‘days of grunge’. Newly married and on paupers’ wages, we […]

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  • Ally Chow 0

    2215 Gold Coast Hwy, Nobby Beach, Queensland 4218

    If you pine for Asia, as we often do, then pop on down to Ally Chow, where you can savour a range of Pan Asian flavours under one roof. Inspired by the depth and breadth of Asian cuisine, owner-chef Trent Scarr (ex-Songbirds and more recently Honeyeater Kitchen, Robina) and partner Leisha Novy have opened a […]

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  • Silipo Coffee, Southport 0

    3/54 Bailey Crescent, Southport, Queensland 4215

    The coffee roasting company, Silipo Coffee, is hidden away in the light industrial area of Bailey Crescent, Southport. Local workers can refuel with excellent coffee carefully brewed by barista Richard Silipo, grab breakfast or lunch, or buy their own takeaway coffee beans. After owning the trattoria Basilico in Southport and Oompahs in Burleigh, Richard decided […]

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  • On Fire 0

    Shop 12, 17 Albert Ave Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

    After a short break in ‘retirement’, one of Broadbeach’s most successful restaurateurs, Asem Othman, is back. The former owner of Rocks on Broadbeach and Bistro Blanc, which he sold several years ago, has returned to Broadbeach to open a new restaurant, ‘On Fire’, in Albert Avenue. “I wanted to do something from my own background,” […]

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  • Brekkie for a Tenner 0

    Shop 1, Bronberg Plaza, 138 – 162 Slatyer Ave., Bundall, Queensland 4215

    “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper!” Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s become a popular catch up time for friends to meet, especially on the weekend. But if there’s a trend emerging already in 2018 it’s that some breakfast prices have risen dramatically […]

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  • Napoli Zero81 Pizza Bar 0

    58 Brooke Avenue, Southport, Queensland 4215

    If you’re looking for a national treasure on the Northern Gold Coast, you don’t have to go far to find it. True Neapolitan style pizza has entered your ‘hood. Napoli Zero81 Pizza Bar has opened in Southport, joining a clutch of eateries in the new precinct of Brooke Avenue, Chirn Park. Alongside the outstanding Meraki […]

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  • Hessian & Bean 0

    7/2 Fifth Ave, Palm Beach, Queensland 4221

    ‘Coffee cave’ is an apt description of Hessian & Bean Boutique Espresso in Palm Beach. Entering the café on a hot summer’s day, there’s an impression of deep, dark and cool, even the shopfront shaded by a wide awning. Inside, the décor gives a clear message: this is the home of passionate coffee lovers, a […]

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  • Be Somewhere 0

    James Street Arcade, James St., Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    I’m looking at the shoes and they’re completely random: chef’s clogs with eggs and bacon splattered all over them – the pattern that is, not actual eggs and bacon. Still, it’s random. It’s black humour that’s rarely shown outside the kitchen; the ‘can do’ attitude of someone who’s stuffed it up and moved on or, […]

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  • Café Caribou 0

    443 Golden Four Dr, Tugun, Queensland 4224

    Owning a café is everyone’s dream, or so it seems. It’s easy to be a critic, to go into a new place for breakfast and say that your eggs should have been cooked a different way, that service wasn’t fast enough, or that you don’t like the way the waitress was dressed… But what we […]

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  • Ragdoll Bar & Dining Lounge 0

    49 James St, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    James Street Burleigh is hotly contested space, the T-section of a dining hub that provides a range of casual dining choices. But choice also means competition, closures and change of ownership, the case with Finders Keepers. In a quick turnaround, new owners Kieran Jensen (former manager of The Fish House) and Emerson Brown have transformed […]

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  • N3 Tapas Bar 0

    Shop 33, Marine Mirage, 74 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, Queensland 4217

    There are many ways to choose where you want to dine: food, vibe, service, friends, location. For us, location is the most negotiable, and food the least so. If the food is ordinary (or worse), nothing else can make up. Smash the food, service and atmosphere off the charts and you’re on a winner. N3 […]

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  • Marie Anita’s 0

    2364 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, Queensland 4220

    Put a background in marketing together with a passion for healthy food, youth and a ‘can do’ attitude, and you have Marie Anita’s Gluten-free Health Cafe. Marie James’ gluten-free, sugar-free, organic, locally-sourced health café caters for a range of diners who are often overlooked on other menus: those who want or need dairy free, sugar-free, […]

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  • Pasture & Co 0

    639 Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin Valley, Queensland 4223

    Sometimes, you need to go a little out of the way to find beautiful things. That’s so with Pasture & Co. Sitting alongside organic co-op Ground Grocer, facing the entrance to Currumbin Valley’s Eco Village, the café is situated on the newly-named precinct, Ground at Currumbin. With a new tenant comes new life. Dani Riley, […]

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  • Tasting Plate Tours 0

    Kingscliff, NSW, 2487

    There’s no better way to find out about a region than through its food. Food is a universal experience. Moreover, it’s a highly enjoyable way to gain insights into culture, to gain knowledge, and to make new friends with similar interests. In the shadow of the glitzy Gold Coast with its beaches, theme parks and […]

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  • Caffe Republic, Bundall 0

    Shop 1, Bronberg Plaza, 138 – 162 Slatyer Ave., Bundall, Queensland 4215

    Peter Dufty is one person who has taken up the challenge of integrating specific cuisines into the mainstream menu of Caffe Republic. A classically trained ‘master chef’ who has jumped the culinary fence from haute cuisine (Cha Cha Char and Restaurant Bespoke in Brisbane, Peppers Spicers Peak Lodge and Palazzo Versace) to healthy eating, Pete’s […]

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  • Junk 0

    Shop 54 Oasis Shopping Centre, Victoria Ave., Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

    Want to experience the tastes of Asia without sauna-like humidity, hives of motorcycles and the ripe odours of food markets? Then head on down to Junk. There could be no better place for Junk than the Broadbeach Mall. Just as its neighbour, Harajuku Beer Stadium, brings new life to Japanese street food, so Junk is […]

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  • Lobster Shack hits Broadbeach 0

    20 Queensland Ave., Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

    Nothing breathes luxury quite like lobster and champagne. Well, maybe Monaco in spring, but we’re talking right here, right now! After sell-out pop-ups in Sydney and Melbourne, it’s the Gold Coast’s turn to welcome the Lobster Shack to the Gold Coast for three weeks only in January 2018. The popup is the brilliant idea of […]

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