Cafe & Restaurant Reviews

Finding the Best Coffee – Skull and Bones – Mermaid

Finding the Best Coffee – Skull and Bones – Mermaid

I know that the name doesn't really conjure up vision of coffee, more likely a whisky and rum joint, or visions of a pirate ship and Johnny Depp come to mind (ohhh Johnny)! But I digress... Skull and Bones Espresso Boutique is a little hipster coffee shop...

Finding The Best Coffee – 2 Little Bakers – Mudgeerabah

Finding The Best Coffee – 2 Little Bakers – Mudgeerabah

Next on our list is a quaint little shop tucked away in Swan Lane, Mudgeeraba. They are open from 7am till 4pm every day and have  a wonderful selections of cakes, biscuits and slices for you to partake in, with a beverage of choice, as well as sumptuous breakfast and...

Finding The Best Coffee – Tribeca NYC – Chevron Island

Finding The Best Coffee – Tribeca NYC – Chevron Island

Welcome back to the Top Ten Team... School is back so Tuesday's are our time to track down great coffee shops on the Gold Coast! I know that I have put an interesting photo up to represent this coffee shop, but in the end this is where all coffee goes and this...

The Fish House – Burleigh

The Fish House – Burleigh

I have been  to the fish house several times. Unless you have plenty of money, or you just like to spend money on food then like me, this is a fantastic restaurant for special occasions. I generally go there for any excuse, birthdays, anniversaries etc... I'm sure...

Finding The Best Coffee – Paddock – Miami

Finding The Best Coffee – Paddock – Miami

Well another lovely day in paradise and another lovely coffee shop. Paddock is no exception and a wonderful addition to the beautiful coffee shops (well really it is a house and yard) that seem to be popping up all over the northern end of the Gold Coast. You can find...

Finding The Best Coffee – Alfred’s – Mermaid Beach

Finding The Best Coffee – Alfred’s – Mermaid Beach

This is a quaint little coffee shop, come men's barber, come back yard, come great coffee, good food place 🙂 The owners of Black Coffee Lyrics have set up this spot right next to Alfred St (hence the name). Inside the shop is a barber (coming soon) and an assortment...

Finding The Best Coffee – BSKT CAFE – Nobby’s Beach

Finding The Best Coffee – BSKT CAFE – Nobby’s Beach

OK, I'm going to start with an old person rant "when did it became socially acceptable to leave out vowels?"  I mean really BSKT... why not Biscuit... there isn't even a K in Biscuit... but apparently BSKT is all you need to know that the cafe called BSKT is...

Finding the Best Coffee- Barefoot Barista – Palm Beach

Finding the Best Coffee- Barefoot Barista – Palm Beach

This is a two part review... part one was with the Web Princess (WP) from Melbourne... Yes she is my friend and yes I know she is famous 🙂 and part two was with the Top Ten Team... So you know it was good because I went twice in a time span of only two weeks! WP was...

Yum Cha – Beijing Palace

Yum Cha – Beijing Palace

Yum Cha has to be one of my favourite things... I like that you get to try lots of different dishes... I like all the different asian flavours and I like all the very different foods that I only eat at Yum Cha! When I lived in Sydney, Chatswood was only 15 minutes...

Taboon – Middle Eastern Cafe

Taboon – Middle Eastern Cafe

Today is Monday... Mum has the day off. I don't have any Thermomix Demonstrations today. We need Nespresso pods. The sales are on and I need some new intimate apparel items as well as some black trousers. It only means one thing on the Gold Coast: - ROBINA SHOPPING...

Finding the Best Coffee – Commune – Burleigh

Finding the Best Coffee – Commune – Burleigh

So it is that time again!!!!!!!! It is the School holidays here in Queensland, but the girls managed to palm off most of their children so we could get a Coffee/lunch date in! Stop #6 for the Top Ten Team was Commune in Burleigh! You can check out their Facebook Page...

Finding The Best Coffee – Black Coffee Lyrics – Surfers Paradise

Finding The Best Coffee – Black Coffee Lyrics – Surfers Paradise

Ladies and Gentlemen we have a winner! Black Coffee Lyrics! UNFORTUNATELY THIS AMAZING CAFE HAS CLOSED, I BELIEVE DUE TO A MANAGEMENT ISSUE 🙁 I know that I haven't been to all of the cafes yet, but I am telling you that this quaint, eclectic cafe is going to be hard...

Finding the Best Coffee – Dark Espresso – Chirn Park

Finding the Best Coffee – Dark Espresso – Chirn Park

So it is time for another post about coffee! This is coffee shop/cafe' #4 Daark Espresso Coffee Shop is not on the Bulletin's top 10 coffee shops list because it wasn't there when they did the list, but if it was, it would be on it! It was also recommended to us at...

Finding the Best Coffee – Elk Espresso – Broadbeach

Finding the Best Coffee – Elk Espresso – Broadbeach

So it is time for an update on the excellent adventures of Tan, Sim and Liz (like the Bill and Ted reference 🙂 as it was Bill and Ted's day yesterday) and our love of, well hanging out really. Tan is a half strength girl and Sim doesn't drink coffee at all, I'm the...

Finding the Best Coffee – Blackboard – Varsity Lakes

Finding the Best Coffee – Blackboard – Varsity Lakes

So what else do you do on a beautiful Sunday Morning on the Gold Coast when your car breaks down? You call someone to come and get you and you go and have coffee! Well I was on my way to Ballina to hear a great friend of mine speak at church and my car overheated....

Qt, Possible the Best Buffet Breakfast Ever!

Qt, Possible the Best Buffet Breakfast Ever!

The first thing I noticed when I walked into the foyer of the QT resort in surface paradise was the light… so much beautiful Gold Coast sunshine being let in. The next thing I noticed was the little refreshment cart. I’m assuming it’s for guests that come back from...

Coffee. A Journey Through Time and Space

Coffee. A Journey Through Time and Space

How every you take it, everyone has their own opinion on coffee. I have embarked on a journey to try all the coffee shops on the Bulletin’s “Top 10” coffee places on the Gold Coast. I will be updating this blog with every new cafe I try. Gold Coast Bulletin Article...

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