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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Waited half an hour to receive two meals wrong. Salad with chicken...paid extra but no chicken. Big breakfast, which had cold greasy sausages, cold eggs, cold toast all just thrown in a bowl. Yep, their plates are big bowls. Granted, the service wasn’t terrible. But...3rd visit in a row where the food has been wrong. Never again!!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Worst breakfast experience ever!!! I was wondering why they were so much quieter than the other restaurants and now I know why - worst service I’ve ever had - disgusting!!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 February 2020 via mobile

Staying at Sofitel and as raining went down lift to Oasis centre and found Base. Best coffee we have had all week but ask for double shot. Inside or outside dining options. Crispy bacon just as requested very tasty

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2020

Always good value here, especially their big breakfasts. Can dine inside with aircon or outside. Great service too.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

Absolutely terrible. Waited an hour for cold food. A little egg and 2 bits of huge toast. Just a joke.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2019 via mobile

Outside/ Inside seating. Friendly, Helpful staff, coffee excellent, food delicious, good prices, lots of choices on Menu Also liscensed. In Broadbeach Oasis Shopping Centre. Shopping then coffee or coffee first.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 25 August 2019

We went for coffee and cake Sunday afternoon and were treated to really unprofessional service. Totally unfocused when taking our order then surprise surprise, got it wrong. We are not hard to please, just want a relaxing coffee but you won’t get that here. Make...sure you don’t go late Sunday afternoon as unless there is a new staff member replacing the male who we were unlucky to encounter you might as well go to Madison’s.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 4 August 2019

Broadbeach local and very disappointed. Ordered smashed avo w/ hommus, feta, poached eggs, etc. Sounded substantial, paid close to $20. Got 1 measly slice of barely toasted toast, a tiny smidge of hommus and a few crumbs of feta. I asked for another piece of...toast and was told, “that’s how it’s served”. Lol, OK, good luck surviving on your tiny $10 breakfasts.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

They were a little busy but i would not say flat out. Ordered drinks and food, fold came out first but drinks never came out. We asked for a refund. Food was cold, bread was like a brick.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 31 July 2019

We were looking for gluten free in the Oasis shopping centre and came across Base with Gluten free marked on the menu, we had a lovely lunch, served by the friendly team.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from Thewonderinglocal | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what happened to your review, my name is Timothy Sweet I'm the beverage manager in charge of the coffee. Our coffee is different we advertise as such our coffee is recognised internationally as Australia's best... More
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  • Base Espresso is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5