Start each day of your holiday on a good note. The Gold Coast caffeine scene is overflowing with dedicated baristas, in-house roasters and conscious connoisseurs. The demand for good coffee post-surf, has ensured cafes and caffeine nooks are dripping with the goods from north to south.
BLENDLOVE: 1/253 Ferry Rd, Southport.
For delicious raw-food treats with your coffee try this local favourite.
PERCY’S CORNER: 45 Nerang St, Southport.
Only a short walk from the aquatic centre is this cute cafe housed in a beautifully restored ambulance station. They specialise in espresso, siphon, cold drip and pour over coffees.
NO NAME LANE: Elizabeth Ave, Broadbeach
Under the Oracle building you’ll find a simple and tasty breakfast and lunch menu accompanied by great coffee made with two specially-roasted house blends.
ELK ESPRESSO: Oasis Shopping Centre, Broadbeach
You can’t go wrong with a big cuppa from one of the Gold Coast’s most-loved and longest standing cafes. This is coffee worth waiting in line for.
BLACK SHEEP ESPRESSO BAA: 72 Marine Pde, Coolangatta
These guys are serious about seriously good coffee. Add an acai bowl or bacon and egg roll and you’re all set for a big day of volleyball spectating.
CAFE D’BAR: 275 Boundary St, Coolangatta
Venture up Greenmount hill and be rewarded with an excellent espresso paired with spectacular views of Duranbah Beach.
THE BEACH SHACK: 818 Pacific Pde, Currumbin
All day breakfast and awesome coffee… Just what we sports fans need.
THE DECK CAFE: 794 Pacific Pde, Currumbin [NOW PERMANENTLY CLOSED]
Look for the bright blue Merlo umbrellas at this beachside café and let their baristas serve you an exceptional expresso.
NORTHERN GOLD COAST
THE GALLEY: Beattie Rd, Coomera
A short hike from the gymnastics stadium you’ll find this cool café serving coffee and cake on a breezy balcony overlooking the Coomera River.
TERRARIUM: 141 Maudsland Rd, Oxenford
Tucked away in this northern diner is house-blend coffee served with home-made cakes and lashings of country-style hospitality.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
Destination Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.