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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This store was so cute. The definition of a hidden gem. Great overall service and such friendly staff. Although I haven't personally tried their food I can tell you that their coffee was outstanding and was served within a few minutes of ordering. Who knew...a basic latte could be so good?More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden in walkway under a stairwell!! Came here 3 times for coffee and 2 times to eat. Coffee good every time, service great, such friendly team that work here. Had the 3 cheese jaffle 1 day and the Spaghetti and cheese the other.. delish!!!!!

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 12 April 2022 via mobile

Always love finding a great coffee early in the morning + delicious food for the teens when they woke up. Great friendly service and always a fan of a hole in the wall.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 4 April 2022 via mobile

Awesome coffee - our morning stop off for a great coffee. Hidden away under a set of stairs, this spot is a great find. Great coffee served with love

Date of visit: April 2022
Isaac A, Owner at Stairwell Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2022

Thanks Kevin, love the feedback ❤️

Reviewed 21 January 2022 via mobile

Really cute coffee shop under the stairs in one of the malls. Food and coffee made us feel like we were home in Melbourne. Staff are super friendly. Very reasonably priced. Take away or sit down at a few tables.

Date of visit: January 2022
Isaac A, Owner at Stairwell Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2022

Thank you!

Reviewed 13 January 2022 via mobile

Great coffee with friendly staff down an arcade. There was a consistent stream of people coming and going for their daily caffeine fix.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 5 January 2022

A little hole-in-the-wall cafe with the best coffee we tasted during our trip. Staff were super friendly, service was really quick.

Date of visit: December 2021
Isaac A, Owner at Stairwell Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2022
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Reviewed 29 December 2021

Best coffee and barista hosts on the GC! Try the jaffles - they are amazing. Our favourites are the Reuben and Three Cheese.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 7 June 2021

Every time I visit Surfers Paradise and I need my coffee boost I go there. Best coffee, treats and customer service. The owner has beautiful energy, he uplifts your day with a coffee, smile and meaningful chats. Keep supporting local!

Date of visit: June 2021
Isaac A, Owner at Stairwell Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2022

Awesome, thanks so much for the feedback!

Reviewed 14 May 2021

We found this little cafe on the second day we stayed in Surfers Paradise. Despite only having a 4 day holiday booked, we went back to Stairwell for a total of 3 times because it was so god damn good. Not only is the coffee...excellent (and we are coffee snobs from Brisbane), but the jaffles are tasty, freshly made, warm, comforting and to die for. Each sandwich is served with a side of potato crisps and a pickle, which is just an wonderful little touch to the dish. Each jaffle is accompanied with a specially chosen sauce on the side to enhance the flavour, and the balance of meat to bread and filling ratio is spot on. Secret menu tip - ask for the “Brother James”. It will blow you away.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stairwell Coffee

Yes, Stairwell Coffee offers takeaway services.

Stairwell Coffee is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5