Kefi, the joyful cafe

“You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, cheap, easy, or fake.” – Unknown If you’re looking for a great reason to travel to Coolangatta, we have just found one: Kefi Café. Kefi is the Greek word for ‘a joyful way of life’, the café embracing a lifestyle of optimism and joyfulness. Situated on […]

Billy Chow’s coastal vibe

Nobby Beach favourite Ally Chow is excited to announce the arrival of their new ‘sister’ restaurant on the shores of Kirra Beachfront: Billy Chow. Like any sibling, there are similarities and differences between the two restaurants. If Ally Chow is Trent and Leisha Scarr’s tribute to Asian cities and their street food, then Billy Chow […]

Retro Retreats

So beautifully captured by Alison Lester’s picture book ‘Are we there yet?’, the road trip brings back happy memories for many Australian ‘Baby Boomers’. Families would pile into the car stopping along the way at motels or caravan parks, an elite resort out of the question. It’s worth looking back to those times and the […]

Afternoon delights at Agave Rosa

We can think of nothing better to do on a Sunday afternoon than hanging out with friends sipping a chilli margarita and grazing on fresh food. And we know the perfect spot to visit. Agave Rosa is the place where all the sensory pleasures of sight, smell and taste come together. Situated on the ground […]

Authentic Italian ‘Double Zero’ comes to Robina

Nestled beside the lake in the middle of The Promenade at Robina Town Centre, Double Zero brings a little piece of Italy to the heart of Robina. From owner Sara Artoni’s welcoming smile to the traditional handmade Italian food emerging from her husband Gianluca’s kitchen, this is a dining experience made with passion. After all, […]

Café All Sorts on Kirra

If you’re seeking a warm welcome on the Southern Gold Coast, then look no further than Café All Sorts. Founded in 2019, to many it’s a second home; a community hub that welcomes its patrons to enjoy a coffee, cake or light meal overlooking one of the Gold Coast’s most famous surf breaks. It’s magic! […]

Little Cooly

Little Cooly pizza pasta bar opened recently, taking a prime position upstairs in The Strand overlooking the golden sands of Coolangatta Beach. We’re a city of tribal people, each group with its own feel, its own lifestyle and its own favourite spots. The Cooly gang is a casual lot with a beach-centric lifestyle. They know […]

O-Sushi Coolangatta

One of the benefits of living in a tourist destination is being around after the day-trippers have gone home. Finally, when buses and boats have pulled away, carrying their camera-toting guests, we are left with the locale that we love, the reason that we settled there in the first place. That’s exactly how we feel […]

Haig St Cafe

Position, position, position. Often touted as the key to investing, these are not the only three precepts of real estate. Another is to gain a location as close as possible to your opposition. Emma Collingwood did better than that. She took over the lease. Having owned Kirramisu as a family business since 2007 and established […]

Poke, we’re dedicated to you

When you’re looking for food on the run, poke bowls are one of the healthiest, most convenient fast food meals in town. The name ‘poke’ (pronounced ‘po-kay’, and written without an acute accent on the ‘e’) comes from the Hawaiian word meaning ‘to slice’ or ‘cut crosswise into pieces’, referring to the leftover pieces of […]