Originally a software entrepreneur, Marie Phillips was inspired by the personal stories and interaction with people that hospitality provides, leading her to sell her company in 2015 and make the move into the café and venue industry. ..
Looking for something fun to do during the Games? Celebrate at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from the 4-15 April as the Village deck is transformed into a beer garden. ..
The Surf Club Coolangatta’s new General Manager, Steve Edgar, has introduced a raft of new initiatives since taking over the role from longstanding manager, Bryan Jones, in September this year. ..
Obala is bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to Kirra. Located under Nirvana by the Sea, the new restaurant and bar has only been open for several weeks, but is already settling into the scene as a new favourite for locals and visitors. ..
Groove Café Tugun as we know has undergone a total facelift, with the Southern Gold Coast favourite being transformed into the tropical oasis, Havana. ..
From a background in media sales and marketing to one of the fastest growing franchises on the Gold Coast food scene, Scott Chapman is part owner of several Zambrero restaurants including the Gold Coast and Queensland’s first store at Coolangatta. ..
Coolangatta’s Baskk opened its doors to the public on Sunday 4 June as the newest addition to the Southern Gold Coast’s thriving foodie scene. ..
Crackerjack Restaurant has officially launched and opened its doors to the public earlier this month at the Tugun Bowls Club. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast’s ‘It’s Coffee Time’ brochure has been reprinted, with copies distributed across the Southern Gold Coast to Information Centres and accommodation houses, providing a comprehensive guide on where to get a caffeine fix throughout the region. ..
The expansion of the Southern Gold Coast’s coffee culture has been hitting the headlines in recent months. From less than 50 cafés and coffee shops throughout the region to now nearly 70 in the space of a year, it seems the coffee buzz is here to stay. ..
It’s been months in the making but Tugun’s dining scene is spicing up with the opening of the much-anticipated Backbone Bar. Situated along the Gold Coast Highway, the new bar serves Asian street food including bao and dumplings, alongside a selection of craft beers, wine and small batch spirits. ..
You’d be hard pressed to find a Southern Gold Coaster who hasn’t wined or dined at iconic beachside restaurant, Bellakai on Marine Parade in Coolangatta. The family business, run by Judy Simpson and her daughters Kylie and Shonel, has been part of the thriving Coolangatta dining scene for nine years. In that time they’ve seen a steady increase in local clientele as well as becoming a favourite stop for regular visitors to the Coolangatta region. ..
Toolona Street’s much loved café premise is under new ownership and has finally revealed its new name – House of Hubert. Formerly Café Loren and Café O’Hana, the establishment debuted it’s new name and new look on October 1, with a makeover underway that is also set to impress. As well as their popular breakfast and lunch trade, the café will also open for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. ..
A huge supporter of our Southern Gold Coast events, the Rotary Club of Currumbin Coolangatta and Tweed was once again on hand at June's Cooly Rocks On festival - and they've reported some incredible statistics around the consumption of food. ..
Coolangatta burger bar, Eddie’s Grub House, is getting behind White Balloon Day and will be aiming to raise $4000 for child abuse agency, Bravehearts, by donating $2 from every cheeseburger sold between 1 to 10 September. ..