If there’s one thing the Gold Coast’s buzzing social scene is missing, it’s a boozy brunch club. Think mid-morning cocktails, decadent delights and as many friends as you can muster on a balmy Saturday morning in Burleigh.
Thankfully, Finders Keepers Bar in James Street, has come to the rescue of local foodies across the Coast with the introduction of precisely that, Brunch Club, inspired by a laidback local community and the desperate need for boutique pre-lunch drinking.
The menu upholds the high standard Finders Keepers is famous for, offering modern share plates with a European influence and boasting the perfect balance of sweet and savoury.
For the sweet tooth, don’t go past the Chestnut and Strawberry ‘Wonut’ with macerated strawberries, vanilla bean ice cream, balsamic reduction and hazelnut candy.
If savoury dishes are more up your alley, the Organic Sourdough Parmesan French Toast served with roma tomato sorbet, crispy prosciutto and ricotta is something very special.
The Fresh Orange Sorbet Mimosa is, of course, the perfect refreshing brunch accompaniment as is the Spiked Fresh Fruit Frappe with fresh apple juice, lychee and mint (for those not into booze at 11am).
Combining lazy, luxurious dining and handcrafted cocktails, Brunch Club gives guests the option of a banquet paired with drinks or an a la carte menu for large groups and celebrations.
Move over long lunch, boozy brunch is the new black.
Brunch Club is open for reservations from Saturday May 6th.
HOURS: From 11am every Saturday.
LOCATION: 49 James Street, Burleigh Heads.
Words and photos by Kirra Smith.