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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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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“carbonara” (8 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Paradise Centre 8 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Charlie's Cafe & Bar
1. MSA grain fed Rump.
"Absolutely best steak i have ever eaten , cooked to perfection."
Trish M
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2. Hearty breakfast
"asked for breakfast at 2pm and, with a beautiful smile, Ruth say yes"
Noëlle C
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3. Rosemary and Lamb cutlets
"Went here while we where on our business trip 3 times, Great place"
markosheas
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1 - 10 of 508 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

After awaking from a fun filled night, it was around 10:00am, I decided to take a stroll down Cavill avenue in search for my morning caffeine hit. Charlie's didn't look to busy at all, probably as it was getting close to lunch time. Originally I...More

Thank Patrick John V
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We went for a quick bite to eat in Cavil mall, stopped at Charlie's and had a great meal. I asked for a main size entree and it was no trouble. They gave me a massive serve and only charged and extra $6. Great experience...More

Thank Tim S
Charlies_ADMIN, Public Relations Manager at Charlie's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Dear guest Thank you for visiting Charlies. We will endeavor to always maintain the service and food quality. Just been awarded the highest 5* rating by the local authorities. Certificates on display at the restaurant.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This rating is well deserved. My experience was deplorable and employees took no responsibility. They forgot a biscuit I had ordered for my son, then brought the wrong one. I had to take my meal back as I specifically asked for no butter for allergy...More

Thank natashaboyd
Charlies_ADMIN, Public Relations Manager at Charlie's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

apologies for your experience. Thanks for your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here couple of times, food and the service is always fantastic. The cocktails are very unique and delicious. Thank you KAYA for a special cocktail. And thank you Alastair for looking after our table. This is a must visit place.

Thank goforfeed
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast last week and waited for 30 minutes for our order to come in. We were not impatient but finally we asked the waitress who said that there was a mistake with the ipad. She immediately saw that our coffee was finished...More

Thank Veezoo
Charlies_ADMIN, Public Relations Manager at Charlie's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued guest, Thank you for your honest review and your consideration. Unfortunately we do suffer from time to time with a network dropout which results in the orders getting delayed. That’s is just an internal issue that Telstra is trying to sort out. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When a friend of mine said she wanted to eat here on a recent visit to Surfers, I did not hesitate a second. First of all the service was exceptional. It is right in the heart of surfers and the atmosphere is great. We started...More

Thank NinaSurfers
Charlies_ADMIN, Public Relations Manager at Charlie's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued guest. Thank you for your great review. Please do visit us again I will be posting your kind words on the staff notice board. Thank you once again

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were tiered and that didn't help that the food was no good. The staff takes away the plate before all people finished their meal. And to payment. They don't split the bill 😡😡 wtf that took the price. Angry as hell when leaving. Do...More

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for breakfast,very busy,but we managed to get a table . Fast service,very nice food and the coffee is one of the best we had in surfers. Went to the beach and even came back later in the avo for early dinner. Same...More

Thank Frank T
Charlies_ADMIN, Public Relations Manager at Charlie's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review. It is so satisfying to hear when we have performed 100% to a customer’s satisfaction. Please do visit us again when next in town.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love Charles, great range of food and drinks at very reasonable prices. Friendly staff and children are made feel welcome! Always spend time here when we visit Surfer's Paradise!

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and ordered a salad and a burger. The salad was very boring, small and not very fresh. The burger was very poor quality, it was like a frozen burger and wasn’t tasty at all. You could get a better burger...More

Thank Paul V
Charlies_ADMIN, Public Relations Manager at Charlie's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest Thank you for visiting Charlies. You obviously have a taste for Mcdonalds burgers and I suggest you stick with them. Our burgers are genuine black angus and all our salads are made fresh daily. Thank you for review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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