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82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5599 5116
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“poached eggs” (19 reviews)
“oysters” (20 reviews)
“pork belly” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 2:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

A very unassuming place from the outside. Across from the beach in a good location. Service was fantastic and friendly. Catered from full meals to just a coffee. Meal was great.More

1  Thank Rhonda F
BellakaiCoolangatta, Owner at Bellakai, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Rhonda, we're glad you chose Bellakai to shelter at between rain storms! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a positive review regarding the great meal you had, and the fantastic service you received from our friendly staff. As a small...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We come to Coolangatta 2 or 3 times a year and always have dinner at Bellakai and it has always been excellent. But I am sorry that last night it was not up to its usual high standard. The service was quite slow and the...More

6  Thank CandJ_12
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We tried to have dinner there on Saturday night. They were half empty as usual, but we were turned away. This happened the month before, but we persevered and they said you can come in, but it will be a long wait. The thing is...More

9  Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We found the food not cooked well. Expensive. The prices set were for a fancy restaurant. The tables did not even have table cloths. The staff were pleasant.

7  Thank Allison_0004
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had dinner at this place that we found by accident. The food was just so amazing!!! The staff were very friendly and reasonably priced. Definately would love to go again.More

Thank Heather W
BellakaiCoolangatta, Owner at Bellakai, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Heather, we're so glad you found us! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a positive review regarding the dinner you had at Bellakai and your comments that our food was amazing. As a small family-run business, we are proud of...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Dined here on previous visits and loved it. We were keen to eat here once again. Table service was friendly and efficient and the menu had something for everyone.If you love a coffee or fresh juice, this is the place to go. However if food...More

7  Thank Allan F
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Bellakai in years but thought we’d give it a go this morning. Very average. Staff are friendly and served us quickly etc. Coffee was really good and so were the milkshakes and smoothies we got. The food itself was just ok....More

4  Thank LeeMel85
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Came here on a date. The place was super busy but the wait staff found us a table. I think the waiter we had was new as he wasn't sure about a couple of items but he soon found the answer. Ok food and prompt...More

4  Thank nipitinthebud
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Had couple of breakfasts here during our stay and werent disappointed. Plenty of options. Great juices & smoothies. Service was relaxed and welcoming. All staff were smiling!

Thank Raylene W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We took a Full breakfast and Benedictine eggs with my husband we have been both really happy with our plate. All the waiters have been a really friendly and efficient. We highly recommend this place.

1  Thank GerminalPellerin
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21 April 2017|
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Response from BellakaiCoolangatta | Property representative |
We have held many functions and events at Bellakai. We have set menu options , ala carte, dietary requirements and special children's menu . We are not b.y.o, plse phone 55995116 for other information
Christine R
28 December 2015|
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Response from Sk8r59 | Reviewed this property |
Not usually as they have full liquor licence but they occasionally make exceptions for special occasions and special bottles of wine/champagne.
Paul S
12 November 2015|
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Response from WendyFr2015 | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I did not book but just walked in off the street. They were very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5599 5116
  • E-mail
Come and sit opposite the beautiful Coolangatta beach and enjoy our hospitality. Our kitchen team has put together a great menu for you, look out over the water while sampling our extensive beverage list. Down to earth staff, hearty modern Australian dishes, freshly baked sweets daily, and amazing Vittoria coffee. What are you waiting for?
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