SGC Profile - Christina Sarunic, co-owner – Obala Café

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2017

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. ..

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Posted on Monday, October 09, 2017

SGC Profile – Scott Chapman, Co-owner, Zambrero Coolangatta

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017

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. ..

New Beachfront Dining Destination Opens its Doors

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2017

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.  ..

The Strand Dishes Up Great Offers in Dine Out Guide

Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The Strand at Coolangatta’s newest dining and entertainment guide, Dine Out, is now available in print and online, showcasing everything that the centre brings to the plate. ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Backbone Bar Opens in Tugun

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

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.   ..

CSGC Profile: Judy Simpson, Owner, Bellakai

Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2016

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.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016

Rotary Dishes up Big for Cooly Crowd

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

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.  ..

Eddies Grub House Gets Behind White Balloon Day

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

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.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Welcomes Taiwanese Media

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast hosted a famil from Taiwanese media last month, visiting the destination following their coverage of Taiwanese competitors at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon in July.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2016

Southern Gold Coast Food Scene Growing

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2016

More new businesses have been popping up over the Southern Gold Coast – and they’re all adding to our growing foodie culture. Welcome to Coolangatta’s new Rockleigh Café and Gun Alley Espresso, and the soon-to-open Backbone Bar in Tugun.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2016

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Posted on Saturday, April 30, 2016


My Office

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ocean Road Magazine Photographer and Publisher, Brian Usher, has again been out and about photographing our local business owners across the region. Enjoy our first edition of My Office for 2016
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Loren Changes Ownership to Cafe O'Hana

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Tugun’s former Cafe Loren in Toolona Street has changed ownership and is now Café O’Hana. New owners Peter and Daniela Puhlmann opened the doors in November with little delay. Serving Cleanskin coffee and tasty dishes created with gourmet flair, Café O’Hana is open 7 days for Breakfast and Lunch.  ..

Mick Fanning Invites World to Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Gold Coast Tourism has released a new Southern Gold Coast promotional video featuring local 3-time world champion surfer, Mick Fanning. The video showcases the Southern Gold Coast's best assets - from the relaxed lifestyle and unique culture to the iconic surfing beaches and natural wonders that line the region. ..

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