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Spendelove Bistro & Bar

Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5527 0255
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a quiet mid week morning, only 4 tables occupied (large restaurant) but was ignored by multiple wait staff whilst waiting to be seated. When attended, ignored for another 10 minutes to order so thankfully ordered food and drink together. Food was good...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We were the first diners for breakfast one recent Saturday morning -perhaps this is why we got such excellent service? Coffee was wonderful! Our meals were excellent. Hash stack, avocado mash, and a Spendelove board with all sorts of delicious treats. We will be back....More

Thank Suzanne2303
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Finding somewhere to park at Ferry Rd markets after 11am is a nightmare. Spendelove has great coffee. The waitresses are friendly and the service is OK. Salt and pepper calamari is usually good though not always very hot. Prices reflect the area rather than value...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Today I had the chilli garlic sizzling prawns that sounded delightful . I was disappointed with them , the lack of seasoning was such a shame . It’s a simple dish that could be executed so well . And it was not chilli even after...More

Thank Eat85
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This place is located at the Ferry Road Brickworks. It is a great cafe inside the main market space. The air-con is great in summer. The setup caters for families, larger get togethers and small business meetings. Both the food and beverages are great. Staff...More

Thank GlenFC
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

It has a wide range of options. A little expensive but it is in a high demand place so they charge accordingly. Food was good. Calamari was huge and salads were as well. Staff were extremely friendly and polite. Was a good experience and if...More

Thank Troy T
Rick M, Owner at Spendelove Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for the comments , hope to see you again soon ......

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice people,fresh food,high quality beverage..french wine and champagne available! Nice salads, every day different and fresh.thanks!!

Thank Kiko W
Rick M, Manager at Spendelove Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you !

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have been twice in the last few months for either just a coffee or lunch.. The service is terrible! The staff look down at you or just completely ignore you. I was trying to pay today and she completely ignored me for 5 minutes...More

Thank Harley D
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here a handful of times over the last few years. It's been going down hill at a steady rate. This time we ordered avocado breakfast dish which had eggs, the eggs were undercooked to the point that the egg white parts were still...More

Thank BoagsLives
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I visit the The Ferry Road Markets most weeks and have avoided Spendelove based on what I have observed and then heard; however I decided to try them for myself despite the warnings. What a mistake. I was merely waiting for my car to be...More

Thank Vashte
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't say - I haven't had pizza at this venue - mostly breakfast and coffee - but if it's any hing as carefully made it will be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5527 0255
  • E-mail
Centrally located at the popular Ferry Rd Markets in Southport, Spendelove Bistro & Bar offers a range of modern dining options, perfect for a business lunch or a catch-up date with friends.
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