Coffee is the elixir of life. Without it, we would be lost and tired and without something to do with our friends early in the morning. Dramatic but true.
Did you know there are several clever Gold Coasters who create their very own coffee roasts for us to love and enjoy? It’s true and they’re all VERY good at what they do.
From north to south, here they are for your golden goodness sipping pleasure.
First Fruits Coffee
First Fruits Coffee found in both Labrador and Southport, believe in coffee as an art form and same to be honest. Beans are ethically sourced and of the highest quality and the team are very knowledgeable on all aspects of coffee. They roast in medium and city roast styles which bring out the delicious, delicious flavours of the coffee and offer a smooth, balanced flavour.
Where: 129-133 Olsen Avenue, Labrador and 1 Griffith Way, Southport
The team at Silipo Coffee use the very best green coffee beans from farms around the world. They’ve been in the coffee business for over 20 years, so they know what’s up when it comes to the perfect brew. Where possible Silipo Coffee source organic and fair trade beans and the end result of that, is some of the tastiest coffee around. Sip in store or take some beans home for yourself.
Where: 9/54 Bailey Crescent, Southport
Paradox Coffee Roasters
Speaking of people who know all of the things about coffee, Paradox Coffee Roasters are all about the journey. They purchase quality green coffee beans from estate farms and co-operatives where farmers receive a fair wage for their work. The roasting team has over 15 years experience and they are committed to producing the highest quality of coffee there is.
Where: 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise
Koko Coffee Roasters
Passionate about roasting coffee and serving it to the people, Koko Coffee Roasters are all about trying new ideas and honing their skills so they can ensure you get the absolute best brews possible. Offering both espresso and filter coffee, drop in for a chat to learn a little bit more about coffee or grab some beans and equipment to take home and make your own.
Where: 17 Karen Avenue, Mermaid Beach
Quest Coffee Roasters
Burleigh’s beloved coffee aficionados Quest have been roasting up a storm for many, many years and the quality of their brews is exceptional, always. Their roasts are hand-crafted and organic and create the absolute perfect brew. Beans are as fresh as can be, selectively sourced and only the best will do. You can pop in for a cuppa at the espresso bar or take some home to sample at home.
Where: 20 James Street, Burleigh Heads
The Burleigh Heads team have absolutely nailed it when it comes to smooth, tasty brews and we’re big fans. Not only can you visit them at their own venue, you’ll also find their roasts in cafes across the Coast and you can take them home to pop in your own machine. Their perfectly-crafted coffee comes with a side of passion and all of the knowledge and you can rest assured you’ll be handed the perfect cuppa every single time.
Where: 1/30 Fremantle Street, Burleigh Heads
Words by Kirra Smith