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The Cardamom Pod

3/3 Brolga Ave | Brickworks Ferry Road Southport, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 424 251 008
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“acai bowl” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3/3 Brolga Ave | Brickworks Ferry Road Southport, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm a local and eat here regularly ( my daughter is vegetarian ) and I have to say each time I've been I have had exceptional meals, juices, coffee and sometimes a sneaky dessert ( the raw cakes are divine ) The staff are always...More

Thank DanielleA262
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I understand that for a restaurant that promotes eco friendly and ethically sourced products, that it comes with a cost. But to charge $6 for a “special” chai tea that literally tastes like any other chai tea you can get at a supermarket was ridiculous....More

Thank Jalen T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

What an awesum little find this place was! We were visiting a friend in Southport and the cafe he recommended for lunch was closed, and this came up in our search on google so we decided to give it a go. Staff were really friendly...More

1  Thank sassyspirit55
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

After reading many reviews regarding rude staff, and having experienced the very same myself here before, I was extremely pleased and impressed to have nothing short of impeccable service yesterday. The young man (had a cross on a chain around his neck) was helpful, pleasant,...More

4  Thank chickeneck
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and atmosphere, breakfasts are delicious, I am working my way through the menu, You have to try the cakes they are the best

2  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of this little vegetarian place. Service is friendly and fast, WiFi is free and coffee is delicious. But damn that PBJ Açaí bowl is legit. $21 though. You could easily split one with a friend.

Thank Bradford W
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I came here with a friend because i had people rave about the place. Really cute cafe but very poor staff. Not even a hello when i walked in and i sat down and the staff just gave me a look. Then i ordered a...More

1  Thank Fhey D
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I came back from Germany after one year and it is better than ever before. Excellently prepared vegan food.

1  Thank Bernd K
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Meal was quite nice for the four of us but all of us found the attitude of the waitress very poor. We were chased out of the restaurant after 1hr even though we had a large breakfast and drinks. We were told we must leave...More

2  Thank Glenn H
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I cannot praise this place enough. There was nothing to fault. We visited a couple of times while on holiday in Broadbeach and every time the food to die for. Fresh unique salads and very tasty curries or pasta. Great value for money and helpful,...More

1  Thank vanderk72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/3 Brolga Ave | Brickworks Ferry Road Southport, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 424 251 008
  • E-mail
Cardamom pod brickworks is the slightly more upmarket younger sister of the long established and well loved cardamom pod broadbeach. . we are situated at the ferry rd markets a busy shopping centre with a fabulous design next to essence of living yoga. the meals are colourfully plated and food styled and are mostly dairy free and with many gluten free options,in a classy but cool decor.
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