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Eleanor Knight4 years ago

Try these three Gold Coast locations for fantastic food

Regardless of whether you're competing in the championships or cheering on a friend, you're going to need somewhere to run when your belly starts rumbling. Luckily, you're spoilt for choice with a number of friendly, reasonable and delicious restaurants and cafés nearby to the competition. Whether you're looking for something healthy and nutritious to give you that much needed energy boost, or fancy an indulgent and sweet treat after your heat, we have found some of the best locations in the area to eat, drink and relax. If you're heading to the Surf Life Saving Championships this week, be sure to check out one of these spots!

Fresh Garden Cafe

Fresh Garden Cafe
Fresh Acai bowl – Fresh Garden Cafe – Gold Coast

So you’re on the hunt for a bit of nutrition, well look no further than Fresh Garden Cafe. Serving up a range of tasty smoothies and juices which are packed with vitamins and fruits, you’ll be able to drink yourself healthy at this little gem. If you are feeling a little peckish dive into their famous Acai bowl which will both satisfy your hunger and boost your energy while tasting absolutely delicious. Fancy something a little more solid? Pick one of their sweet or savoury crepes which are jammed with delicious fillings and surprisingly filling. In need of some fresh fruit and veg for the fridge at home? This little cafe can help in that department too. Supplying fresh, local produce, you can pick up your favourite foods while grabbing a yummy juice all at the same time – shopping has never tasted so good. Located on the popular Griffith Street in Coolangatta, be sure to stroll over to the Fresh Garden Cafe for all your fruit and vegetable needs.
Where: 100 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225

Coolangatta Surf Club

Stylish decor, Coolangatta Surf Club - Gold Coast
Stylish decor, Coolangatta Surf Club – Gold Coast

It would be rude to watch the Surf Life Saving Championships without stepping inside a surf club, so be sure to pay a visit to the newly renovated Coolangatta Surf Club. Fitted with a contemporary bar, premium dining area, modern gaming lounge and not to mention the simply stunning views of the ocean, this location is the prime spot to take the whole family for an afternoon lunch or evening tea. Visit the Seabreeze Family Restaurant for classic meals that deliver time and time again. With a menu featuring everything from sizzling steaks to seafood dishes and salads, you can be sure that your appetite will be left satisfied. Check out the chef’s specials before you order as the board is changed on a daily basis and always features some fantastic deals. Enjoy the epic waterfront views while dining over a delicious plate for lunch or dinner with the family this week.
Where: Corner Marine Parade and Dutton Street, Marine Parade,Coolangatta, QLD, 4225

Cafe Ambiente

Cafe Ambiente
Gourmet food, Cafe Ambiente – Gold Coast

If nothing quite satisfies your afternoon appetite more than a visit to a quaint and friendly cafe, be sure to head to this local hotspot for lunch this week. Located on Douglas Street, Cafe Ambiente serves up gourmet food for the most particular of palates. Enjoy simply delicious dishes such as the fresh ha puka fillet served with beetroot relish, guacamole, tomato salsa and grilled lemon, which is guaranteed to melt in your mouth. If you’re just after a spot to put your feet up for an hour and enjoy a much needed cup of coffee, be sure to order one of their premium blends and chill out in their relaxing location. Rushing to the competition? Quickly swing by and grab a flat white to take away, allowing you to watch all the surf lifesaving heats live from the beach. Pop into Cafe Ambiente today and say hello to their friendly and inviting team.
Where: 1 Douglas Street, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225

Are you heading to the Surf Life Saving Championships? Let us know where you plan to eat!