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Coolangatta Sands Hotel

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 55367472
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Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on main shopping strip Big sized pub Has a public bar, pool table, bistro Prices are higher than a standard pub eg. Pulled beef Lasagne or crispy skin salmon is $22 Standard Glass wine $7.50 Meal size is generous Presentation of meal good Quality is good Trivia night held Tuesdays

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Thank L2912UBs
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! Hope to see you back again for Trivia night! More 

Coolangatta, Australia
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Wow! This pub has really great food. All meals came out in a timely manner and were very delicious. Definitely not your usual pub fare, gastro pub quality. The service was very friendly and there was even table service for drinks. Will defs be back!

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Thank Tamara K
Erika M, Social Media at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Tamara! Great to hear you enjoyed our food and service. We look forward to seeing you at our venue again. More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to this Pub for over 40 years. Over time the pub has become stale, but this time things have dramatically improved. Food great, decor very good, bar and wait staff very helpful. Main bar very receptive. Bottle shop very competitive. A "good local"! Cooly has picked up its game and this pub has gone with the... More 

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Thank David S
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David, We are glad you are a fan of our renovation! The team at the Sands have put a lot of hard work into making the pub fresh with excellent food offering so we do appreciate you taking the time to write us this review. Hope to see you back soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Loved our lunch here today. Food was superb. Great wine list and fantastic service from the friendly staff.

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Thank Narelle J
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Narelle, very appreciated by our staff :) More 

Gatton, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This hotel has one of the best lunch offers around Coolangatta, the food is first class and a good helping, we always visit here when we visit Coolangatta and haven't yet had a bad meal, Staff are awesome and friendly.

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Thank mindencattleman
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us Minden! You will have to pay us another visit when we finish our renovations next month :) More 

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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a great restaurant. Food prices are reasonable & kids get a colouring pack,drink,icecream. Cheap $10 lunches. Great staff.

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Thank Sophia G
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Sophia! :) More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our dinner was nice and fresh and quick service. Great for the price and would definitely come back here again. Generous with the servings.

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Thank Kelly M
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you in the near future Kelly :) More 

Lennox Head, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Good food. Friendly service. Cold beer. Clean facilities. Altogether an excellent choice and one of the better hotels in the area

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Thank Sharon L
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, Thank you for the great review! More 

Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friendly staff and nice meals, very busy on Sunday afternoon but good music and vibe. If after a good pub meal it's a great spot.

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Thank Kaylene T
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kaylene, Thank you for taking the time to review our venue. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the meals and staff service. I will be sure to pass on your positive comments to our venue staff. We hope to see you back soon. More 

Coolangatta, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great food cold beer fantastic backpackers ..awesome friendly staff close to jack evans for a day of watersports...say gday to stacey. Tell them big TREV SENT YOU

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Thank WatersportsTweed
Erika M, Social Media Assistant at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our venue staff. They will be chuffed! We hope to see you back soon :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 55367472

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