The Best Brunch Spots In Main Beach, Gold Coast

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©Hot Gossip Productions/Flickr
Photo of Alex MacKay
12 December 2016

Wanting a long, lazy bunch in Main Beach. Read on for our list of the best places to go when you’re visiting this Gold Coast hotspot.

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Bar, Cafe, Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, Italian, $$$
Domanis Cafe Restaurant Bar, Main Beach
Domanis Cafe Restaurant Bar, Main Beach | ©Brandon Binkwilder Santana/Flickr
A Main Beach mainstay, Domani’s endures as an appetizing and inviting presence on Tedder Avenue. Combining a laidback yet modish cocktail bar setup with an al fresco dining area out on the sidewalk, Domani’s is an easy-to-navigate den. Their menu is full of bold, full-bodied dishes and flavors, with plenty to satisfy lovers of meat, sugar, carbs, and dairy.

Il Barocco - Palazzo Versace

Restaurant, Seafood, Austrian, Vegetarian, $$$
Overlooking the shimmering lagoon pool of the luxury fashion hotel Palazzo Versace, the Il Barocco Restaurant is a decadent yet casual dining affair. Their dining room, dressed in fuchsia and aquamarine tones combined with polished marble floors, is made up to match the hotel’s neoclassical Greco-Roman décor. Fresh Australian produce is presented in a lavish breakfast buffet alongside supplementary à la carte options.

Beaches Off Tedder

Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian, $$$
With a ‘come as you are’ dress code and an oceanfront location, diners can head straight from their morning surf with their wetsuits still on to tuck into the feast of brunch offerings at Beaches Off Tedder. Thanks to the attentive waiting staff, service with a smile has never been better demonstrated than in this charming Main Beach Esplanade café. Customers can sit in the al fresco area and catch the sun, or take shelter in the cafe’s cool modern interior.

Providore Marina Mirage

Shopping Mall
Marina Mirage, Seaworld Drive
Marina Mirage, Seaworld Drive | ©Linh Nguyen/Flickr
Also located within the Marina Mirage shopping precinct, Providore offers a selection of fine quality goods and produce as well as freshly prepared gourmet meals in their sit-down restaurant. The breaky board sets the tone for the rest of the gastronomically gorgeous brunch menu. Their coffee comes from Toby’s Estate, which you can sip while looking out over the marina from their picturesque outdoor seating area.

Hard Coffee

Hard Coffee understands that the right cup of coffee can transform your day, and that it’s only right to start off with a bit of indulgence when it comes to the brew that’s fueling your morning. Hard Coffee’s Piazza D’Oro coffee beans have been exclusively blended for them for over 15 years, produced by highly experienced baristas, thus ensuring a consistently excellent quality of espresso. Fresh ingredients for their breakfast menu are delivered daily. Outdoor seating is available under the shopfront awning and umbrellas, or under the large shade trees where colorful cushions are scattered along the garden bed wall.
Hard Coffee, 24 Tedder Ave, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia, +61 7 5526 3326

Lark Cafe Grocer Resto-Lounge

Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian, $$$
Lark Cafe prides itself on its perceived ability to deliver the finer things in life: namely, a decent and fulfilling breakfast. To their credit, their breakfast menu is one of Main Beach’s finest. Make sure to load up on either the brekky bagel or sweet corn and zucchini fritters. Arrive early on weekends, as they draw some of the most intense crowds on the Gold Coast.

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