Project Southern Sparkle Launches to Enhance Visitor Experiences

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

A new training program has been launched this month to enhance visitor experiences across the Southern Gold Coast. Project ‘Southern Sparkle’ is a joint initiative of Registered Training Organisation One Step Further, Connecting Southern Gold Coast, and the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce. ..

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.   


‘Hidden’ Wine Bar Coming to Tugun

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The famous ‘Singing Barista’ and owner or Groove Café at Tugun, James Park, is starting a new afterhours venture, with ‘Hidden’ wine bar opening later in June. The bar lives up to its name in speakeasy style, set up behind the Groove Café on Golden Four Drive.   

CSGC Profile: Café d’bar and Gallery

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The old Queenslander at the top of the hill opposite the Point Danger Lookout has had many reincarnations over the years, servicing busloads of tourists as a snack bar and ice cream parlour. But it’s not since owners Donna and Steve Archdeacon transformed the run down site into the Café d’bar restaurant and gallery eight years ago that it has become a local attraction in itself.   

While they have a strong following including local world champ surfers and nearby residents, Donna says they also look after the needs of international tourists, short stay visitors from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth and day trippers from Brisbane. ..

CSGC Profile: The Surf Club Coolangatta

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The renaissance of Coolangatta is the hot topic on everyone’s lips, and joining the upgrade list along the beachfront stretch is The Surf Club Coolangatta, which recently underwent a $4 million makeover. The Club’s Manager of nearly 16 years, Bryan Jones, timed the renovations perfectly.  ..

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.


It’s Coffee Time Brochure Now Available

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

CSGC’s brochure ‘It’s Coffee Time’ has now been printed and will soon find its way across the Southern Gold Coast as a directory of our specialty coffee shops and cafés. The foldout brochure features a comprehensive list of our “coffee trail” across the eight villages of the Southern Gold Coast – from Rainbow Bay to Currumbin and out through the Currumbin Valley.  ..

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.  ..

Showcase Redevelopment

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The $60 million redevelopment of Showcase on the Beach at Coolangatta is well underway with the new look The Strand on track to open in November 2014. The new centre will feature a dining precinct on Level 1 with beach views, a full-size Woolworths Supermarket, and a small shops precinct with a unique range of specialty stores.  ..

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. ..

Allure on Currumbin Voted Best Restaurant

Posted on Friday, March 28, 2014

Congratulations to Allure on Currumbin! The fine dining French restaurant has been voted the Best Restaurant on the Gold Coast by TripAdvisor – taking out the top spot of over 1,500 Gold Coast restaurants listed on the popular online review site. ..

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