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Cafe Fresh and Shinsen Restaurant - CLOSED

1-3 / 78 Musgrave Street | Kirra, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5536 1010
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
21 Jan 2017
11 Mar 2016
“Pleasant lunchtime venue”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1-3 / 78 Musgrave Street | Kirra, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Large meal sizes, delicious drinks, awesome service, nice location, it's a favourite, happy to bring friends and visitors here.

Thank Hypnotherapy He... T
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Cafe 78 (no longer called Cafe Fresh and no longer offering Japanese food options) offers tapas-style dishes including arancini balls, spring rolls, delicious calamari (the best I have tasted) and grilled haloumi cheese. Situated just across the road from iconic Kirra Beach it offers a...More

Thank Norman H
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

Had a great lunch today. staff were welcoming & attentive. Pleasant dining in or out 7 tastefully decorated. Still does Tapas as Fresh use to but the choice of barramundi, grilled or deep fried was a winner.

Thank Denis M
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Thursday half price main meals. Delicious seafood pasta and other meals great. Recommend to everyone. Shinsen side has gone and menu changed. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Sk8r59
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Great tasting tapas, approx $10.00 per dish, we ordered "one of everything"... A guy playing the guitar, with a "great voice" and, we could sing along....awesome night...

1  Thank Raffman140204
Reviewed 19 June 2015

The best steak I have had in 10 years and the service was terrific. Will be back next week. Friday night for me.

1  Thank SpendeloveOwner
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

What an absolute pleasure - on a cold winters night to be greeted by cafe fresh' new owners Tina and Rick. . Great service Amazing - and I mean REALLY amazing food! I had the bug meat and scallop linguini and went to heaven....!!!! Followed...More

Thank JaneSanders
Reviewed 15 June 2015

What a lovely surprise to find this little gem right in the middle of busy Kirra. Thought we would try as under new management and were so pleased we did. On arrival we were greeted by very friendly staff who made us feel very welcome....More

Thank JulesandPepe
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our experience at Cafe Fresh & Shinsen Restaurant. Have been a number of times now and staff have proved to be consistently friendly and accommodating. With a variety of scrumptious mains and light meals to choose from, I cannot pass the oysters and...More

2  Thank AnneMarie F
Reviewed 18 May 2015

How a restaurant can change in a few months and with a change of ownership. We went on Saturday night as we always do when at Kirra and what a difference and how sad. The normally bustling restaurant was almost empty and the food choices...More

Thank Distantaussies
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$30
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Open Hours
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 / 78 Musgrave Street | Kirra, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 1010
Two Restaurants In One...The ambience is stylish and friendly with the service being relaxed yet professional & attentive. Enjoy Cafe Fresh's innovative & modern cuisine with Australian & Mediterranean influences or enjoy a contemporary taste of Japan with Shinsen Restaurant offering fresh hand rolled sushi, modern japanese cuisine and teppanyaki.
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