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Tonic on Chirn

37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5532 2201
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (59 reviews)
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“tuna” (4 reviews)
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Australian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had our Melbourne Cup drinks and Tapas. Fried chicken, prawn dumplings and tuna standouts. Service great and love the vibe. Highly recommended in every way. Will be back

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a nice lunch here with girl friends. Service was good, food was ok. Very small but I still liked it. Great place for cocktails on a Friday afternoon!! They make great cocktails here.

Thank DazSel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is fantastic. Friendly and attentive staff. Amazing food (tapas) which is updated and refined regularly. Midweek specials. Great selection of drinks. And a really cook atmosphere. Live music on a Sunday too which is great. A bit of a hidden gem on the...More

Thank Hugh J
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Our fav place for tapas. It’s great prices especially on weekdays. Good variety & all very tasty. The only thing a bit underwhelming were the desserts.

Thank goldcoastfoodievc
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident about a month ago & was so impressed. Returned with a group and the food once again was just delicious. Pork belly, croquettes and the nutella & coconut spring rolls are my favorites. Haven't tried everything on the menu yet....More

1  Thank Rhi76
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I sat outside for almost 20 minutes with no service . They where half full so not that busy. Three staff that where more interested in talking to each other. As a regular and a local I won’t be back. I had to call from...More

Thank Poulaki76
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great girls night out. Stunning bar with fun and friendly staff who looked after us. Espresso martini was perfect! Banquet table of food where we enjoyed a little bit of everything. Superb variety and flavors. Will be back.

Thank GeeGeeband
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Up there as some of the best tapas we've had - reasonable prices and generous serves. Recommend the Banquet option for groups of 4 or more. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This resturant has a great atmosphere, the food is flavoursome and a great variety of tapas. It’s not cheap but well worth it, try a few at a time and then re order, sometimes a few are all you need.

Thank TeaCurtis68
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We visited Tonic on Chirn on a Saturday evening. Service was great, food great, a very Melbourne -ish atmosphere. We had booked a table for four people but when we arrived there was no record of our booking, but the situation was quickly sorted. We...More

Thank Joan M
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw and the size of the Bar/ Restaurant most likely wouldn't accomodate a pool table.
Bianca R
7 February 2016|
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Response from KenRW | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I can confirm they don't have private rooms, but if you tell them you want to be separate when you book I am sure they will arrange the best they can do. It will worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5532 2201
Tonic on Chirn is a small vibrant restaurant with a funky, modern warehouse interior. Special features are an Internationally influenced ever-changing Fusion Tapas Menu and a classy seasonal Cocktail List served in a fun and friendly atmosphere!
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