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12 GC cafes with the best smashed avocado

Smashed Avo from Daark Espresso (image supplied)
Smashed Avo from Daark Espresso (image supplied)

There are few dishes which 99.9% of the population agree are always worthy of ordering Every.Single.Time we go out for breakfast / brunch / lunch (heck, we’d order it at dinner if we could) but a Smashed Avo definitely tops the list. Its taste and abundance of nutrients make it a long-standing fave with people of all ages (not just Millenials – shock horror)… And guess what?! Its hero ingredient even has its own day of acknowledgment; World Avocado Day!

In honour of World Avocado Day which just happens to be Sunday 31st July, here is a list of places on the GC where you’re guaranteed a mouthwateringly yum smashed avo fix. ‘Hass’ Queen!!!

Daark Espresso
If you live in the central or northern ‘burbs, it’s safe to say you’ve dined here. A lot. You’ve also no doubt ordered the Smashed Avocado and Persian Fetta on seeded sourdough with poached eggs, toasted almonds, mint, sesame seeds, pepitas with lemon-infused olive oil. An institution among professional brunches, it’s worth the line-up. Oh and the coffee…we dare you to try and find better.
Where: 41 Musgrave Avenue, Chirn Park

Rustic Avo from Paddock Bakery (image supplied)
Rustic Avo from Paddock Bakery (image supplied)

Paddock Bakery
Ahhh Paddock, we never tire of your Rustic Avo with fresh avocado served on their house 7-grain wholemeal sourdough toast with roasted pistachios, sunflower seeds and pepitas, and dressed with lemon juice, Joseph olive oil & fresh parsley. Level up and add sautèed kale with garlic, a poached egg and halloumi and yeah, it’s pretty safe to say you won’t eat again till dinner.
Where: 20 Hibiscus Haven, Burleigh Heads

Substance Espresso
If we’re north-side at brekky or brunch o-clock, you betcha bottom dollar you’ll find us smashing a Smashed Avo on sourdough with poached eggs, semi dried tomatoes, whipped feta, macadamia dukkha and sticky balsamic at the almighty Substance Espresso. The food, coffee, vibe and cracking service here is eternally faultless, and why not grab a sneaky carafe of mimosa to wash it down #DontMindIfIDo!
Where: Beside Samsara Gym, 12 Lae Drive, Runaway Bay

Smashed Avo from BSKT (Image supplied)

After some avo-cadio running along the beach, stop into the ever-popular BSKT and refuel with a delicious and nourishing Smashed Avo with smashed avocado (duh!) and tomato salsa on rye sourdough with feta and pepita seeds. Absolutely nothing to feel guilty about here, and it’s a dish right at home at this beachside health café and local treasure famous for its vegan, gluten and dairy-free offerings.
Where: 4 Lavarack Road, Nobby Beach

Dune Café
If you’re looking for an all-rounder, Dune is a must-visit. Aside from the insanely good Smashed Avocado, Tomato and Byron Halloumi On Sourdough with smashed avo, cherry tomato confit, grilled Byron halloumi, E.V.O.O, microgreens on sourdough, and balsamic glaze, there’s the epic views over the Currumbin Lagoon, the ocean, park, nature – tick tick TICK! Kids will go avo-control for this place!
Where: 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach

Rustic Avo from Double Barrel Kitchen & Bar (image supplied)
Rustic Avo from Double Barrel Kitchen & Bar (image supplied)

Double Barrel Kitchen & Bar
Big brother to Double Barrel Kitchen at Mermaid Waters, Double Barrell is Benowa’s breakfast (and lunch…and dinner…) darling. Their Rustic Avo is goals, serving up fresh avocado crushed with lemon and seasoning served on pumpkin sourdough toast, with crumbled house marinated feta, black salt flakes and balsamic glaze. The high ceilings, chunky timber beams, greenery and rattan make it as easy on the eye as the tastebuds.
Where: 5/1 The Marina Concourse, Ross Street, Benowa

Bear Boy
It’s a given that anything you order at Helensvale’s terracotta, timber and greenery-infused Bear Boy will be an all-time palette pleaser, especially the All I Want Is Avo and yes, so do we. With avocado served on sourdough, pickled shallots, spiced yogurt, roast heirloom tomatoes and macadamia crumble you’ll want to order another round. And we won’t judge if you do!
Where: Homeworld Helensvale, 502 Hope Island Road, Helensvale

Avo Toast from Next Door Espresso (image supplied)

Next Door Espresso Burleigh
Simply THE most on-fleek café complete with stunning courtyard (and St Barts a few steps away #ByeByePayCheque), you’ll fall in love with Next Door Espresso. Not just with her looks, but also her equally gorgeous menu including the Avo Toast. We’re talking thick sourdough, fresh chilies, Japanese dressing, toasted sesame seeds, a lime wedge and soft greens. Your socials will also lurve this place!
Where: 24 Junction Road, Burleigh Heads

Haig St
Overlooking the world-famous Kirra beach, Haig St cooks up a wholesome, relaxed breaky and lunch dining experience – and we avo lot of love for it. The Smashed Avocado is served with sourdough toast topped with fetta, wild rocket and flavorsome blistered cherry tomatoes, all drizzled with sticky balsamic glaze. Always busy with locals and tourists alike, the service is consistently fast, friendly and fabulous.
Where: 28 Musgrave Street, Kirra

Avo Toast from Tarte Bakery & Cafe (image supplied)
Avo Toast from Tarte Bakery & Cafe (image supplied)

Tarte Bakery & Café
James Street never fails to give us quality nosh, and Tarte Bakery & Café is no exception. A menu highlight is the Avo Toast with avocado, fried shallot, mixed puffed grain, fresh lime on multi-grain sourdough, which tastes even better when you follow it with one of their freshly baked decadent French pastry goodies. With French bistro-style seating outside, the people-watching is as satisfying as the amazing food.
Where: 1748 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads

Bumbles Café
You’ve never seen a prettier place than Budds Beach’s Bumbles, and no avo dish shout-out would be complete their infamous F.A.T. Served with Persian fetta, avocado and tomatoes atop toasted sourdough with a drizzle of vincotto, it’s as delicious as the eclectic surrounds. Sit inside or out, or book one of their themed group spaces. Just don’t forget your phone (as if) because there are photo ops galore.
Where: 19 River Drive, Surfers Paradise

Bam Bam Avo from Bam Bam Bakehouse (image supplied)
Bam Bam Avo from Bam Bam Bakehouse (image supplied)

Bam Bam Bakehouse
Bam Bam and its sisters Cubby Bakehouse and Custard Canteen are Gold Coast institutions. Every option on the menu is lit, with the Bam Bam Avo a tried and tested (on repeat) verified banga! Served with fresh avo, edamame, togarashi, chilli, yuzu, pickled baby cucumber and Joseph olive oil on sourdough toast, do yourself a favour and add Halloumi Cubes. You’re welcome.
Where: 2519 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

Words by Bianca Trathen.

The Annual 2021 Cafe Round Up

Eggs Benedict, Espresso Moto Mermaid (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Eggs Benedict, Espresso Moto Mermaid (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

We all might remember 2021 for less than average reasons — but hold that thought. As far as the Gold Coast’s cafe scene is concerned, last year was a tidy little period for some epic joints popping up.

And because we know caffeine and tasty food is a pillar of our fair city, we think you’ll agree a roundup of the best cafe opens of 2021 is going to make for some good reading.

Espresso Moto Mermaid Beach
Not only content with a successful and popular cafe in Palm Beach, the crew behind Espresso Moto’s fun and dedicated efforts thought Mermaid Beach was lacking their presence. And they haven’t looked back since: incredible eats and Allpress coffee for the win!
Where: 1/88 Markeri St, Mermaid Waters

Barefoot Barista Currumbin
Already an institution of incredible eats and damn fine coffee in Palm Beach, the crew here decided that Currumbin Beach needed the same. Wander in straight off the beach and enjoy the spoils, folks.
Where: Shop 1/794 Pacific Pde, Currumbin

Breakfast menu items, Funnybone Coffee (image supplied)
Breakfast menu items, Funnybone Coffee (image supplied)

Helensvale’s The Surrounds Leisure centre cemented its position as a valid lifestyle hub when this modern and minimalistic styled space opened last January. With the brains behind Tugun’s much loved Good Day Coffee behind the venture — and superb Blackboard coffee flowing — this is a cafe that finally gifted the northern Gold Coast a quality spot to sit, sip and relax.
Where: 6 Emerald Dr, Helensvale

Hudson & Rosie’s Table
An ultra-healthy, fine-tuned Asian influenced menu is more than enough reason to visit this Highland Park venue. Oh, and they have some of the best looking and smiliest staff around!
Where: Shop 16/106 Alexander Dr, Highland Park

Main Street Providore
Next time you’ve fulfilled your promise of an early morning hinterland hike, then you should drop by this little hole in the wall delight. Allpress coffee and hand-baked treats aplenty.
Where: Shop 1A/11 Main St, Tamborine Mountain

Seadog in the Park (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

Seadog in the Park
Loveable coffee aficionado Brodie Green caused a sensation when he opened the now much-lauded original Seadog on James Street. A couple of years later, he decided his expert coffee skills needed a tad more greenery and space to be fully enjoyed, and voilà, Burleigh’s best open-air cafe, was born.
Where: Burleigh Heads Bowls Club, 1 Connor Street, Burleigh Heads

Dover’s Drop
Burleigh town is a busy spot these days. Make an effort to seek out this cargo container style kiosk just off Reedy Creek Road and enjoy great coffee, freshly toasted sourdough crumpets, and a bean bag to lounge in the sun!
Where: 7-9 Dover Dr, Burleigh Heads

Papercup Carrara
With more than enough adaptations of acai bowls to keep anyone coming back for more, this small but kiddo friendly space is the perfect place to stay a while — or if you’re in a hurry, grab and go.
Where: 2 Coelia Ct, Carrara

Well Bread & Pastry exterior (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Well Bread & Pastry exterior (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

Well Bread & Pastry
If freshly baked breads and all things delicious don’t tempt you to drop by this Palm Beach gem, then their precisely poured Paradox Roasters coffee will. Order something delish, pull up a seat at their window bar, and watch the world go by without a care.
Where: 6 Fifth Ave, Palm Beach

Zinc Cafe
Kingscliff is an easy and great little road trip from the Gold Coast if you fancy a change of scenery but without a big drive. Just off the sand, Zinc is the perfect place to hit up once you get there, plus you can also snag yourself a table on the adjoining surf clubs balcony for the ultimate view.
Where: 61 Marine Pde, Kingscliff

Cuppa on 41
This tucked-away cafe on Cavill Avenue is a real find. The whole ethos is about community: taking hospitality trainees on as staff and donating leftover food to homeless shelters. Easy on the pocket, there’s great coffee and freshly baked biscuits every day!
Where: 41 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

Picnic Real Food Bar located in North Stores - Mount Tamborine (Image by Christine Sharp)
Picnic Real Food Bar located in North Stores, Mount Tamborine (Image by Christine Sharp)

Picnic Real Food Bar
Lauded chef and author Brenda Fawdon is the brains behind this cafe come treasure trove of beautiful local produce and sublime coffee. You may think it’s a little out of town, but believe us, it’s worth it.
Where: 46 Main St, Tamborine Mountain

Sweet Bambino
An inventive menu offering in the cosy suburb of Paradise Point. Nestle in with Social Espresso coffee — and a cheeky sweet version of French toast — on relaxed street-side seating and watch the world go by.
Where: 1/46 The Esplanade, Paradise Point

Olive Coffee
This cute as a button cafe is a great place to get into some honest tucker whilst in Surfers Paradise. Besides delectable toasties and sip-worthy frappes, there’s also a charming collection of consumer goods for you to take home.
Where: 3/3046 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise 

Magnolia Lane courtyard (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Magnolia Lane courtyard (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

Magnolia Lane
Sometimes simple things done really, really well are the best type of things. Drop into Magnolia Lane for delectable breakfast favourites like Chilli Scrambled Eggs or a spot of lunch — once you’ve topped up your tan on the gorgeous nearby Burleigh beach, of course.
Where: Shop 6/1863 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads

Raijin Palm Beach
Tucked away on a back street of Palm Beach, this is a cafe with a sophisticated and pioneering Japanese style food menu. You have got to try their Souffle Pancakes, fluffy and lighter than air; they must be tried to be believed.
Where: 2 Fifth Ave, Palm Beach

Canvas Palm Beach
This Nobby Beach institution decided 2021 was the year to expand and move their way down south. This new space is a haven for arty bits and pieces as well as gifts. And let’s not forget a brimming menu and coffee till late.
Where: Shop 3/1328 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach

Aperitivo Cafe & Panini Bar front counter (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Aperitivo Cafe & Panini Bar front counter (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

Genuine Italian style paninis have found their way to Currumbin — and for that, you should be extremely thankful. Daily fresh baked bread and tasty treats collide with superb speciality coffee from Niccolo of Melbourne.
Where: 8 Thrower Dr, Currumbin 

Santa Barbara Speciality Coffee
This Hope Island newbie snuck in right at the end of 2021 and is as aesthetically pleasing as it is brilliant at providing excellent coffee.You also have a chance to grab some appetising provisions before spending a beautiful day on the water.
Where: Shop 1/7/9 Pinnaroo St, Hope Island

A venue with Osaka’s swagger and Tokyo’s charisma, Japanese comfort food comes thick and fast here with a wide selection of tasty —caffeinated and non-caffeinated — iced drinks to boot.
Where: 9/2669 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach

Chilli Crab Scrambled Egg on Croissant, Hazel Espresso (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Chilli Crab Scrambled Egg on Croissant, Hazel Espresso (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

Hazel Espresso
In Southport’s China Town, leafy Davenport Street is where you’ll find this cute cafe that packs a big punch in contemporary Asian fused breakfast/lunch dishes. Order the Chilli Crab Scrambled Eggs and the one-off Hanoi Egg Coffee for an inimitable way to start your day!
Where: 9 Davenport St, Southport

Saint Coffee Collective
Hop off the tram at the Gold Coast University Hospital in Southport and get yourself straight into some expertly poured coffee. Courtesy of Supreme Coffee and barista maestro, Hal Cozens.
Where: Kiosk 1, Gold Coast University Hospital Station, Cnr Hospital Blvd and Parklands Dr, Southport

Sparrow Coffee Nobby Beach
Not to be content with four already seriously successful cafes, Sparrow decided Nobby Beach was missing their brand of top-notch coffee. Download their app and pre-order coffee for pickup: perfect when you’re against the clock.
Where: Shop 3/2215 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

Words by Alex Mitcheson.

Sparrow Coffee Co. Nobby Beach, interior (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Sparrow Coffee Co. Nobby Beach, interior (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

The 8 tastiest all day breakfasts

Elk Espresso Breakfast Panna Cotta (image supplied)
Elk Espresso Breakfast Panna Cotta (image supplied)

Sometimes there are just those days when getting out of bed doesn’t happen between the traditional hours of breakfast. Whether it’s been a late-night Netflix binge, or you’ve been sinking tequila till the early hours we’re not going to judge you — much. 


Luckily, some of our favourite Gold Coast cafes have you covered with the option of eating breakfast beyond noon.


Our eight picks mean you never need to miss the most important meal of the day again. Hurray.

Hymn Coffee Traveller Burrito (image supplied)
Hymn Coffee Traveller Burrito (image supplied)

Hymn Coffee

Hymn Coffee in Tweed Heads effortlessly ticks all of the boxes for your breakfast dreams. They’re serving up delicious eats and quality coffee all day long and the sleek space is well worth a visit no matter which part of the Coast you call home. Grab yourself the Traveller Burrito, well, because it is amazing that’s why.

Where: Shop 2, 99 Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads



This groovy little Palm beach hangout hasn’t been around a long while, but it has safely cemented its status as the coffee aficionado’s go-to. Jitter juice to one side though the fare on offer here is worth your attention, most notably their jaffle game. The humble toasted sandwich is elevated to new levels with the Sobrasada Jaffle: featuring jalapeños, smoked corn, and chimichurri. Si senior!

Where: Shop 5/10 Palm Beach Ave, Palm Beach

Highline (Image: © 2018 Inside Gold Coast)
Highline (Image: © 2018 Inside Gold Coast)

Paddock Bakery

We honestly couldn’t see ourselves writing this list without including these guys. One of the original all-day breakfast hit-ups, with one of the best outdoor spaces to hang out, drink, and generally live your best life. Home of the very inventive cruffin, on-site baked breads, milkshakes, and a world of other tasty baked goods. If you have somebody visiting from out of town and you aim to wow the socks off them, this is your place.

Where: 20 Hibiscus Haven, Burleigh Heads


Blackboard Coffee

One of the Gold Coast’s most famous coffee houses, the team at Blackboard also make a mean all-day breakfast. What these guys don’t know about eggs benedict isn’t worth knowing, particularly when you’ve partnered this up with a tasty brew. Grab yourself a house-made doughnut for dessert and you’re guaranteed to leave with a spring in your step.

Where: 7/240 Varsity Parade, Varsity Lakes

Paddock Bakery Breakfast (image supplied)
Paddock Bakery Breakfast (image supplied)

Bam Bam Bakehouse
There’s no denying Bam Bam is one of our favourite places on Earth for the most awe-inspiring of sweet treats, but did you know they also create culinary breakfast masterpieces? Yep, they do. The Jalapeno & Queso Sweet Corn Fritters with a dollop of chipotle crema is going to blow any mind and we can’t help but mention the legendary Bam Bam Benny – a croissant packed with all things Benedict. Finger-wiping-plate goodness right there.
Where: 2519 – 2521 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

Elk Espresso
Oh, Elk you little sweetheart, thank you for being the temple of all things breakfast at which we worship! Panna Cotta for breakfast is legitimately a thing here, with puffed grains, seeds, nuts, fruits and yoghurt. Going against the breakfast status quo continues with a cleverly constructed Breakfast Sashimi plate and Crispy Skin Salmon. Why not bend the rules a little next time you head out for breaky?
Where: Beach end of The Oasis Shopping Centre, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach 

Bam Bam Bakehouse's Nutella Cruffin (image supplied)
Bam Bam Bakehouse's Nutella Cruffin (image supplied)


Everyone’s favourite Nobby’s beachside café is dishing up all of the nourishing eats for your feasting pleasure. The foods are healthy while also being delicious — meaning everything is worth trying. The Almond Latte French Toast is the clever — and guilt-free — way of doubling your caffeine intake; whilst their very own kalenaise means eggs benedict is always a healthy choice here. Oh, and you’ll see all of the cute dogs here: breakfast after noon never looked so good.  

Where: 4 Lavarack Rd, Mermaid Beach


Paradox Coffee Roasters

Pouring one of the Gold Coast’s finest cups of coffee and handcrafting breakfast/brunch food means you’re onto a winner at this local’s institution. This Surfers Paradise fave offers one of the best seasonal breakfast menus around and plenty of good vibes to match. We suggest you give the Canadian Hot Cakes with bacon, scrambled eggs (all smothered in maple syrup) a go – you’ll never very very satisfied.

Where: The 4217, 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise

BSKT Interior (image supplied)
BSKT Interior (image supplied)

8 bottomless brunches on the Gold Coast

The Tropic (image supplied)
The Tropic (image supplied)

Ahh brunch, not quite breakfast, not quite lunch and allowing us the opportunity to squeeze in a guilt-free meal between the two. BEST.

Do you know what’s even better than brunch, though? A boozy brunch. Because drinking in the morning is never a bad idea, particularly when accompanied by five-star foods from some of your fave local venues. And here they are, indulge away!

The Tropic
Everyone’s favourite ocean-view venue, Burleigh Pav offers bottomless brunch on the last Saturday of every month. Taking place specifically in The Tropic side of the space, you’ll not only get to gaze lovingly at the ocean but also indulge in some of the freshest seafood and innovative plates by imaginative Head Chef Guillaume Zika. Pair everything with bottomless NV Chandon and NV Chandon Rose for $129pp, or up the ante, and for an additional $30 you can be sipping Veuve Clicquot. Amazing. We’ll see you there every month then?
Where: Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

Mimosas, Elk Espresso (image supplied)
Mimosas, Elk Espresso (image supplied)

Elk Espresso
Luckily, we have a lot of love to give because there are so many Gold Coast venues worthy of it. It goes without saying Elk Espresso is one of those that have been in our hearts from the start. And they just cemented our (and your) love for them with a bottomless offering available every day from 10am (with no booking required), where you’ll have your favourite dish paired with one hour of bottomless mimosas (classic, strawberry or lime) for just $45pp. Not to mention, the menu at Elk is always absolutely incredible, so plan ahead: wear your stretchy pants.
Where: Shop GO44, Oasis Shopping CentreBroadbeach

Miss Moneypenny’s
Ok, so it’s ‘tehcnically’ a Bottomless Lunch at Broadbeach’s Miss Moneypenny’s — but once you try it, you’ll see why we had to include them in this list! Roll up every Saturday or Sunday from 12pm to 3pm with live entertainment from 1pm (Sunday) and indulge in a three-course set menu and two-hour beverage package from $90 inclusive of selected cocktails, spritzers, bubbles, wine and beer. If you feel like getting fancy go for the Chef’s Signature Selection with seven courses and a two-hour beverage package including the above sips from $125pp. You may also upgrade both packages to include French Champagne – we are here for it.
Where: 50 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Eggs Benedict, Dill Ocean Trout, Poached Eggs, Brown Butter Hollandaise at Nineteen at The Star Gold Coast (image supplied)
Eggs Benedict, Dill Ocean Trout, Poached Eggs, Brown Butter Hollandaise at Nineteen at The Star Gold Coast (image supplied)

Nineteen at The Star
This sophisticated dining experience features an exquisite menu complete with Executive Chef Uday Huja’s brunch favourites, as well as highlights from the grill. Plus, you can pair your brunch with a premium two-hour champagne package while you take in the stunning views – now that’s a brunch worth getting out of bed for. It’s on every Sunday with two sittings – 11am until 1pm and 1.15pm and 3.15pm. With sweeping views overlooking the ocean and the city, it has to be one of the most stunning brunch options around.
Where: The Darling, Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach

The Island Gold Coast
It’s a grazing-style lunch situation at Surfers Paradise’s beloved The Island Rooftop. Snack on a $69pp all-inclusive package with dishes like salt and pepper squid and garlic and char-grilled rosemary lamb cutlets – all delicious, obviously. To drink, there are selected tap beers, house red, white and sparkling wine, the Rooftop Spritz range, select cocktails, soft drinks, and juices all included in your package. Head in every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 2pm to get involved in this one.
Where: 3128 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise

The Island Rooftop (image supplied)
The Island Rooftop (image supplied)

Mr Hizola’s
Your favourite contemporary Cantonese spot is now boasting weekend bottomless brunches, so prepare to get boozy. Available from 12pm – 4pm Saturday and Sunday (min of 2 ppl), you’ll each receive a delectable lunch bowl with choices like Kung Pao Chicken and Vegetable Spring Rolls and, more importantly, a 2-hour limitless drinks package featuring spiritizes and tap beers! It’ll set you and your guest back a very affordable $55 each.
Where: 1730 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads

Gods of the Sea
For ardent seafood lovers, Gods of the Sea is a solid IYKYK situation, meaning if you crave foods from the deep and haven’t checked out this place yet, where have you been? Every Saturday, book in for a 2-hour bottomless brunch anywhere between noon and 3pm for a magnificent ocean-orientated five-course degustation with the likes of pan-seared scallops and grilled swordfish. And don’t forget the boundless pouring of bubbles at your disposal. Just $89 per person! But make sure you get in before Saturday 20 November as this will be the last of their Bottomless Brunch series!
Where: 2215 Gold Coast Highway, corner of Lavarack Road, Mermaid Beach

Gods of the Sea (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)
Gods of the Sea (Image: © 2021 Inside Gold Coast)

Ally Chow
Ally Chow in Nobby Beach brings you all the Asian fusion you can fill your belly with. Our new favourite thing is the Margarita Lunch Banquet though, including all the tastiest eats plus unlimited Asahi beer, Prosecco and MARGARITAS! So yes, that’s a thing. Best of all, it’s just $99 per person — that’s pretty much your Friday through Sunday lunches sorted for the rest of the year, no? And if you’re more of a vodka gal (we all have that one time tequila got us good), the Chow Out banquet for $79 features bottomless Thai Basil Caipiroskas! Delish.
Where: Lavarack Road, Nobby Beach 

Words by Alex Mitcheson.

Ally Chow (image supplied)
Ally Chow (image supplied)
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