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82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5599 5116
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“poached eggs” (19 reviews)
“oysters” (20 reviews)
“pork belly” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A great place for breakfast. Service is very good and friendly. Coffee is the best we've had so far at Coolangatta and my son's baby chino was done very well. Kids meal is great value at $10. The main breakfasts are a little on the...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We were at our place in Currumbin for 3 weeks and, eating out every day (sometimes dinner as well as lunch), we had done our favourite places to death. We hadn't been to Coolangatta for ages and she suggested we try a little place we'd...More

3  Thank gwegwy
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Good portions at a regular price. Service however was with a smile that really can't be bought. Coffee also was very good.

2  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I've always liked this place but will not return, the new owner is downright rude, service has also dropped off and with the amount of similar place in Cooly it''s an easy decision to look elsewhere .

3  Thank Tubby_Mc
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We caught up with Friends for dinner at our Local and consistently excellent restaurant this month to find out that it has changed hands. The meals still excellent with wonderful tastes - a few subtle changes to the menu - carnivore heaven with the mains...More

1  Thank TerrywithaY
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Went there today for lunch for the wife's birthday, and drove all the way from Brisbane for it too. What a disappointment! The view is excellent, as is the view from any restaurant on Marine Parade. The waiter was distracted by having to set up...More

4  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We loved going to Bellakai because you could always be assured that you would get a great meal. However, our last visit for my birthday dinner was pretty disappointing. Different staff, forgot starters and just bought out mains. Not much though has gone into their...More

3  Thank Donna K
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Prompt service, lovely warm welcome and a good menu variety to choose from. The Lunch special of pork with asian slaw in the dumpling, bloody delicious! My husband enjoyed his calamari ceasar salad and my son the fish n' chips. Bellakai always our "go to"...More

3  Thank cookie077
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We stayed at the Mantra Coolie beach last week and came to Bellakai for brekkie 2x. They have fantastic coffee (hubby likes a strong long black and I'm a flat white girl - both perfectly made), big portions. The brekkie wrap was packed with bacon...More

2  Thank kiwi&yank
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Bellakai is on the main coast-side strip of Coolangatta, but just the right distance from the majority of the local eateries to still seem more peaceful and less chaotic. The breakfast offerings are awesome and the staff are very friendly—to locals and non-locals alike. I'd...More

3  Thank 5c4r3834r
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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 41
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
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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