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Charlie's Cafe & Bar

€€ - €€€, Cafe,
Paradise Centre 8 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 5285
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (14 reviews)
“carbonara” (7 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Paradise Centre 8 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here at lunch last week and we're so surprised by the quality of the food. My husband ordered the carbonara and my son and I both ordered the bolognese. Simply divine. Service was good with a very friendly attendant who was more than...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank us2we2me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch. Almost no other guests. Service was confused and slow, but the food was tasty. One in a party of 5 got food 10-15 min after the rest.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ksc69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is delicious and looks amazing on the plate (Fish lovers - you MUST try the grilled Barramundi), service always quick and with a smile, food and drink menus have something for everyone (very impressed with the added range of Vegetarian dishes), and perfect...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Isaac_F_Melbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We should have known better than to enter a place that had tables free on New Year’s Eve, we accepted that there would be a wait for the food to arrive but the drinks should have arrived a lot quicker than 30 mins and that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a table of six that sat at Charlie’s , the Eastern European waitress could not have been less interested in taking our order and it took twenty mins to be asked if we wanted a drink , we all ordered soft drink and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LandH123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charlie’s cafe bar and food is absolutely amazing! We are here on a holiday and have already eaten here 3 times! The service is exceptional and the food is delicious! (Cocktails are also AMAZING) This is our go to place now for when we visit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 968ashleet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived during breakfast hour, but said from the outset we only wanted coffee. We were still received with a warm smile, told we could sit where we wished (incl at a table too large for us), and coffees came quickly. It was good, strong...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was going to go Starbucks, but then decided to go here for coffee & cake. The velvet cake I chose was really hard, not much taste at all. The coffee again wasn't the best at all. I don't think I'll be coming here again...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jagz112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here with the family whilst staying up in surfers paradise and the quality of the food is amazing. The service was awesome as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zaeemkhan1
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Meals were great service was ordinary and temperature in the restaurant room took a while to cool down agterbasking for the aircon to be turned on.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KIMLV77
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Great service!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paradise Centre 8 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5538 5285
  • E-mail
Iconic Surfers Paradise restaurant open till late. Varied menu of delicious food ranging from Breakfast to Pastas/ pizzas, steaks, burgers; seafood and a lot more. Great selection of wines, beers and cocktails. Fantastic ambience and a great position to while away the hours.
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