The Beach Shack: 818 Pacific Parade, Currumbin [our favourite and next door neighbour] $ - $$
The yummiest breaky to be had here and good coffee. They also do a great lunch too. Good food every time and a lovely atmosphere with awesome people and a wonderful view from the upper level

Currumbin Surf Club: Pacific Parade, Currumbin $ - $$
They serve a surprisingly good breakfast at the surf club. All the breakfast classics. They are busy on the weekends, so best to book for a group. They also serve lunch and dinner - again it’s always busy at the weekends so best to book.

The Deck Cafe: 794 Pacific Parade, Currumbin $ - $$
A little cafe along Currumbin Beachfront - good coffee, great eggs benedict and nice little sweet starts for the day. They serve lunch also.

Elephant Rock Cafe: 776 Pacific Parade, Currumbin $ - $$
Serving fresh, healthy meals with a focus on local organic produce and fresh seafood. They have gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options for you to choose from. You can enjoy brekky, lunch and dinner here and they even do stunning functions and weddings.

$:       Average Meal $12.00
$$:     Average Meal $15.00 - $20.00
$$$:   Average Meal $25.00 >



Caribou: 443 Golden Four Drive, Tugun $ - $$
An incredibly tasty menu with welcoming service and comfy surrounds. Well priced, awesome choices and good coffee!

Currumbin Surf Club: Pacific Parade, Currumbin $$ - $$$
You can tell the surf club is a favourite amoug the locals. All your surf club classics - a steak dish, a chicken dish, salads, chicken parmi etc. - it’s always busy at the weekends so best to book.

The Beach Shack: 818 Pacific Parade, Currumbin $$ - $$$
A busy, popular cafe along Currumbin Beachfront - good cafe style lunches.

Plantation House Cafe: 1/43 Tallebudgera Creek Road, West Burleigh $$
This cafe is a popular pick among Southern Gold Coasters but is not so well known yet that it is super busy. They do yummy lunches and delicious all day brekkies. They also do some tasty gluten, dairy and egg free slices etc.



Currumbin RSL: 165 Duringan St, Currumbin $$ - $$$
Restaurant style food is served at our local RSL and it’s delicious every time. The Alley’s Restaurant uses local and fresh produce, grown themselves wherever possible. There is also a cafe style area open during lunch too. Currumbin RSL also offers breakfast and lunch options.

The Collective Palm Beach: 1128 Gold Coast Highway, Palm beach $ - $$$
You're not going to want to miss this one while holidaying with us. Aiming to create a lifestyle destination that brings together “a collective” of the best restaurant offerings in a cooperative environment, where individual businesses work together to thrive as a group. Creating memorable everyday experiences for the local community through consistently providing customers with exceptional food and drinks in a comfortable, open and interactive environment.

Aztec Mexican Restaurant: 152 Griffith Street, Coolangatta $ - $$
The best Mexican food down this end of the Coast. Lunch time is buy one main meal and get one 1/2 price. Two-up Tuesdays is also a winner - 2 main meals for the price of one (this doesn’t usually run during school holidays). Best to book!

Luna Rossa: 1/489 Gold Coast Highway, Tugun $$
A really yummy little Italian restaurant in Tugun, next to a few other great Indian and Malaysian restaurants. Dine-in or take away. Best to book if going Friday or Saturday night. Closed Sunday nights.

Pablo Pablo: Shop6/5th Ave, Palm Beach $$ - $$$
A great Spanish restaurant with delicious tapas just up the road. Great beer, great atmosphere. It’s just yum! Bookings essential on the weekends.