Riding the Mexican Wave

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2016

With a relaxed beach lifestyle and a penchant for more informal dining, it’s no surprise the Southern Gold Coast is one of the coast’s top destinations for authentic and fresh Mexican cuisine. Burritos, tacos, nachos, enchiladas, quesadillas – whatever takes your fancy, you’ll find it all here, made fresh with top quality produce and ingredients from around the region. ..

My Office

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016

Xenia Greek Grill opens in Coolangatta

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Opa! A new Greek restaurant has come to town, Xenia Meze and Souvlaki Bar at Coolangatta, and owners Dino and Kate Georgakopoulos have been given the big ‘thumbs up’ by Gold Coast diners. ..

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.  ..

Kirramisu relocates to Pure Kirra

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Popular local café, Kirramisu Café & Restaurant, has relocated. The Kirra establishment has moved just down the road, to reside under the Pure Kirra building at the corner of Haig and Musgrave Streets. 

The Strand Welcomes More New Arrivals

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The Strand at Coolangatta has announced the arrival of a two new restaurants - popular Mexican restaurant, Beach Burrito, is now open on Marine Parade, and a new Italian restaurant set to open in December. Delizioso will be positioned in the coveted oceanfront dining precinct next to Bin 72.   ..

CSGC Profile – Tenteram Fine Foods

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

From farmer’s markets to retail distribution in a little over a year, Tenteram Fine Foods in Currumbin Valley is gaining a following all over the country for their healthy, natural and handmade Indonesian spice pastes and sauces – made right here on the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

CSGC Profile: Panya Artisan Bakery

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

Over in the unsuspecting culinary hotspot of Currumbin Creek Road, Ricky Fukuda and his team are turning the art of sourdough into a booming wholesale business at Panya Artisan Bakery, with plans to put the Currumbin Industrial Park further  on the map as the place to go for affordable, quality fare just off the beaten track.


CSGC Profile: Elephant Rock Café

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

It’s an iconic Currumbin eatery, known and loved by many Southern Gold Coast locals and visitors alike. Opened the Easter of 1990, this year Elephant Rock Café celebrates 25 years in operation – a remarkable achievement for a restaurant that has continued to remain one of the beachside suburb’s most popular dining destinations.    ..

Buena Vista Pizzeria Opens at Kirra

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

A new pizzeria has opened its doors along Musgrave St in Kirra. Buena Vista Pizzeria is the newest tenant to take up the commercial space underneath the Pure Kirra building, opposite Kirra Beach.  ..

New Asian Restaurant for Coolangatta

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

The dining options in Coolangatta continue to expand – now with Asian Fusion on the menu. Thanh Binh Bamboo has opened this month at Coolangatta’s newest dining precinct at The Strand, offering an impressive menu of Asian cuisine available for takeaway and dine-in at the venue’s sophisticated restaurant setting.   


Major Renovations Completed at Coolangatta Surf Club

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Coolangatta Surf Club on Marine Parade, Coolangatta has completed major renovations as part of a $4 million upgrade that commenced last year. The new look club is very much open for business, with only minor cosmetics touches still to be complete.


Allure On Currumbin Voted Second Best in Australia

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The accolades keep coming for the little jewel by the Currumbin Creek – French restaurant Allure on Currumbin has been voted Australia’s second best restaurant in TripAdvisor’s 2014 Travellers’ Choice Awards, which were announced in October.  ..

Bin 72 Opening at The Strand

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Bin 72, the newest star on the Coolangatta dining scene, is opening at The Strand on Saturday November 8. It’s the latest venture from highly-acclaimed chef Daniel Ridgeway following the success of his two other Gold Coast restaurants.  ..

‘Food Mecca’ Coming to The Strand

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

The Strand at Coolangatta, formerly Showcase on the Beach, has signed some big names in the restaurant scene from Sydney and the Gold Coast to join the brand new Dining Precinct opening on Level 1 in November. ..

Coffee Trail Leads up Tomewin Mountain

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Freeman’s Organic Farm on Tomewin Mountain is now serving coffee from the new-look canopy on Tomewin Mountain Road on Sundays. ..

Singing Barista

Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Singing Barista at Groove Café in Tugun is serenading again throughout June and July. Upcoming dates for the 3 course dinner, accompanied by owner James Park singing all your favourite opera and theatre tunes, are Saturday 28 June, 12 July and 26 July. Don’t miss out – see the staff at Groove Café to make a booking. ..

Festival Love

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010

November is all about Kirra! ..

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