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Beth McFadden4 years ago

Turn that frown upside down in Rockhampton!

This morning you dragged yourself out of bed, put your shirt on backwards, locked your keys in the car and spilt your coffee all over yourself. Sound about right? Well, it is Monday, and after such a traumatising morning we think you need a bit of TLC to ease yourself into the week. At this point, you’re probably thinking that nothing can drag you from the slump that is Monday. We’re here to tell you that it’s alright, and that there’s nothing a massage and some Thai food can’t fix. Check out these beauty salons, cafes and restaurants in Rockhampton for the Monday pick-me-up you so desperately need.

Fuel Café

Try a delicious breakfast cup, Fuel Cafe - Rockhampton
Try a delicious breakfast cup, Fuel Cafe – Rockhampton

If you need coffee and breakfast to replace the one you’re wearing, crawl into Fuel Café Rockhampton where the lovely team will kindly restore you back to life. Fuel Café prides itself on their incredible healthy treats and breakfast options to fuel your body in the morning and get you ready for the day. Try one of their delish homemade treats like the chia breakfast cups; choose from blueberry, chai and blueberry or tapioca and blueberry flavours for a yummy morning snack that will fill you up with nutrients and much needed energy for Monday. If your morning commute has stretched out longer than you’d like and it’s closer to lunch than breakfast, order a chargrilled chicken, avocado, Swiss cheese, aioli and rye bun for a wholesome bite to eat. Located on Denham Street in Rockhampton, it’s hard to miss the bright red decor and cheery staff. You could literally close your eyes and point to anything on the menu and not be disappointed at Fuel Café, so don’t miss out on this Rockhampton fave to turn your Monday around.
Where: 14 Denham Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700

Christine’s Beauty & Laser Clinic

Indulge in a facial, Christine's Beauty & Laser Clinic - Rockhampton
Indulge in a facial, Christine’s Beauty & Laser Clinic – Rockhampton

If you need some attention to try and forget about your stressful morning, head down to Christine’s Beauty & Laser Clinic for a pick-me-up treatment. Visit on your lunch break and opt for an express facial for a moisturising, relaxing treatment that will melt your troubles away. If you don’t want to ruin your makeup, Christine’s Beauty & Laser Clinic also specialise in manicures and pedicures, so you can indulge in a foot massage and manicure this Monday. Instead of biting your nails with stress, you’ll be able to admire a fresh set of gel nails in a bright and cheery colour to perk you up. If this isn’t enough to change your mood, go all out and indulge in a Swedish or hot stone massage for an ultimate relaxation experience. You’ll soon be feeling one hundred per cent again after visiting Christine’s Beauty & Laser Clinic for some much needed you time.
Where: 19 East Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700

Thai Taste Restaurant

Indulge in a fresh Thai dish, Thai Taste Restaurant - Rockhampton
Indulge in a fresh Thai dish, Thai Taste Restaurant – Rockhampton

What better way to end your Monday than with some delicious, flavoursome Thai food for dinner. The Thai Taste Restaurant in North Rockhampton will make you forget all your woes with their absolutely incredible selection of authentic Thai dishes for you to indulge in. Drift away with their tender beef Massaman curry or spice things up and order their chilli ginger prawn stir-fry alongside some steaming coconut rice. A single taste of their Chef’s Special Crying Tiger Beef will you have you smiling once again, and you can choose to eat in or retreat to the comfort of your home with their takeaway menu. This restaurant is renowned for their consistently fresh dishes and great service, so if you’re looking for a meal to make your Monday better don’t go past Thai Taste Restaurant.
Where: 635 Norman Road, Norman Gardens QLD 4701

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