The Strand offers
an exciting and growing range of beachfront dining options. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, an intimate dinner or drink, or an indulgent treat, The Strand offers an eclectic and vibrant mix of dining experiences and cuisines.
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! Latest additions... Sweet Lou's Saloon
is the latest addition to the Marine Parade dining precinct bringing flavours of the deep south with mouth watering share plates, burgers and cocktails. Charr'd
- is located beachside on Marine Parade next to O'Sushi. Serving up a range of farm fresh organic, hormone free and free range char-grilled meats and poultry, the charcoal style restaurant will see chicken, beef, pork and lamb cooked over an open flame using lava rocks. Crema Espresso
has joined the dining line-up at The Strand with a tropical relaxed vibe and a play area for the young ones. For great coffee and an extensive menu, you can't miss them on the Ground Floor under 6 giant palm trees!
Dine in or takeaway at Selfish
, The Strand’s latest addition to the beachfront dining strip featuring freshly cooked fish and chips and showcasing the freshest seafood on offer in their hot and cold seafood platter. Pair it with a glass of champagne, beer or wine and enjoy the taste of summer at the licenced restaurant open 7 days for lunch and dinner.
Head back in time to the retro-inspired Pancake Diner
offering both sweet and savoury pancakes and crepes, as well as a menu of steak, ribs, fish, chicken and salads. From the team at Pancakes in Paradise, this is sure to be a hit with families seeking a great place to dine after a big day at the beach. You'll find them at the entry to the Level 1 Dining Precinct.
Bringing modern Italian dining to Coolangatta, Delizioso
is the 2nd restaurant for chef Brad Nascone, who also runs Delizioso in Bulimba. Fans of the Bulimba restaurant will recognise their signature offering of pizza, pasta and modern dishes from lamb shanks and pork belly to classic Italian fare such as chicken scaloppini. Beach Burrito
have brought their unique blend of fast yet healthy Mexican style food and Australian beachside culture to The Strand. With a relaxed, fun and friendly vibe, the iconic restaurant offers an extensive menu with all your favourites, including nachos, taquitos, burritos, fajitas and quesadillas. For dessert, you can indulge in churros and kick back with a cocktail such as sangria and margarita. All your favourites...
Start your day off on the right foot with a coffee from The Black Sheep Espresso Baa
or Zarraffas Coffee
With a drink menu offering a delicious choice of hot or cold beverages, Zarraffa’s has also introduced a growing new range of scrumptious food options.
With the best range of beachfront restaurants
on the Southern Gold Coast, whether you’re looking for a meal or just a bite to eat, there’s plenty on offer. Choose from authentic Japanese cuisine, a mouth-watering range of tapas, gourmet sandwiches and salads, burgers, steak…you’re spoilt for choice! And if you’d just like to relax and enjoy a drink, you can sip a cocktail at Bin 72
, enjoy sangria at Beach Burrito
, or a thirst-quenching beer at the pub with an unbeatable ocean view, the Coolangatta Hotel
If you have a sweet tooth, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got an array of tempting options to choose from:
- Indulge in a scoop or two from Queensland’s first Gelato Messina, serving up their creative concoctions just opposite the beach.
- Enjoy a decadent caramel-filled “syringe” donut from Griffith Street Larder.
- Treat yourself to the ultimate chocolate experience at Max Brenner.
- Experience a world of edible luxury with a high tea from Passiontree Velvet.