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Quay Street Cafe & Bar

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48a Quay Street | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Gold Coast, Queensland 4210, Australia
+61 7 5514 8008
06:30 - 15:30
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Wellington, New Zealand
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200 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this cafe after wandering around the Sanctuary Cove shopping area, and it was a great find. Great food, and lovely freeze cold milk shakes on a very hot day. Lots of outdoor, covered seating so plenty of shade, and a timed light water mist sprays in some areas to keep things comfortable. Staff were polite, friendly and helpful,... More 

Thank Linda S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply the best coffee i have had on the coast the food is also fantastic the service is first class thanks to the team far a fantastic afternoon

Thank Roger B
Hope Island, Australia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe with views, inside The Cove Village has a chill out, relaxing atmosphere, marine views, water breezes, largest outdoor & in seated dining for cold drinks, hot beverages, too many meals to choose from, breakies, brunch, lunches, snacks, great tasty treats, can takeaway beverages/drinks

Thank Jacquelyn01
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are locals and although there are several local cafes to choose from, we always choose Quay St. The wait staff are friendly, and Barry and Chantal (the owners) always make you feel welcome. Food is good and you can also enjoy a glass of wine or 2, or maybe 3! Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Chris S
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved the pitaya smoothie and the barramundi salad. A great outdoor venue for fun-in-the-sun lunch with friends

Thank mrcagedlion
Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Located conveniently to the Intercontinental. Had breakfast here with the family. Coffee is very good. Good selection of food and drinks on the menu. I really enjoyed the corn fritters with salmon and avocado. Very generous size meals. Order at the counter, Service very efficient.

1 Thank Anne0366
Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

As someone who travels regularly throughout Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria for work, I thrive on having an excellent breakfast, however there is yet to be one place that can beat the quality and consistancy of the Quay Street Cafe!! Having been a local to the area for over two years, this little cafe is my sanctuary of sheer... More 

Thank sdbs1975
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Ok, it has been said that my wife and I are very particular when it comes to coffee. Finally we have found an excellent coffee!! Many thanks Quay Cafe.

1 Thank Patenno
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Run by a nice South African family. They work the rich regular clientele very well to their credit, but sometimes to the expense of the ad hoc holiday maker. Good business sense, but Mr & Mrs Kruger, if you read this, be aware that it can infuriate other customers. Best coffee in Sanctuary Cove and good café food. Needs air... More 

Thank Mackayvers
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, Great service, Beautiful location! We are from Melbourne and our breakfast standards are high and this place definitely exceeded them!

Thank Ashleigh C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48a Quay Street | Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island, Gold Coast, Queensland 4210, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Hope Island
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5514 8008

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?