Ideally situated between its older, more glamorous and iconic sister Surfers Paradise, and its younger, bohemian cross surf indie brother Burleigh Heads, Broadbeach is a great choice for visitors wanting easy access to both the hustle of Main Beach and the quieter beaches of Coolangatta. But the days adventures first start with breakfast! Heres Broadys best brekky cafes.
163 Surf Parade, Broadbeach QLD 4218 | (07) 5570 2170
Serving one of the best aai bowls in Broady, Metro offers value for money, friendly service and a great dining experience. Their coffee is never burnt, and their all day breakfast menu accommodates for all tastes. With some incredible halloumi salads, fritters, and Tassie salmon eggs benny, make sure you try their Breakfast Tapas Board (yes, you read that right) for $20.50, serving pancakes with ice cream; a bacon, egg and cheese slider; and house granola with yoghurt and tropical fruits. You have to come here, even just for this dish alone.
Shop 5, 2623 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach QLD 4218 | (07) 5538 9808
With excellent, fast customer service, this cafe serves a range of delicious and healthy food options. Servicing the full spectrum of mind and body health, this quirky cafe sells everything from supplements, to bone broths, wholefood bars, fermented products, desserts and prepared meals. Try their bulletproof coffee and vanilla salted caramel health shake for a next-level kick!
2685 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach QLD 4218 | (07) 5592 4349
Shoutout to all you vegetarians and vegans out there (both genuine and fad-followers), this cafe is for you. They have a huge range of scrumptious vegan and vegetarian foods including vegan lasagne, tofu salads and even pumpkin cheesecake (who knew that was even a thing). Very reasonably priced, this cafe even attracts omnivorous customers keen to see what all the raving is about. Make sure you also try the epic mango lassi!
16 Chelsea Avenue, Broadbeach QLD 4218 | (07) 5592 2888
Run by some of Gold Coasts hippest crew, Elk is a huge favourite among both locals and tourists alike needing no introduction. With the MOST EPIC specialty range of absolute thick-thick-thick-thickshakes including Nutella, Caramello Koala, Bounty, and the Kickarse (to name a few), these guys have it sorted. Located inside a rustic, arty building with exposed brick, elk wallpaper and polished concrete floor, this venue is the definition of awesome. Try their Breakfast Burger ($16) with Byron Bay bacon, fried egg, chutney, avo and feta mash, jalapeos, spinach and cheese. They also do a mushroom version for vegos.
19 Albert Avenue, Broadbeach QLD 4218 | (07) 5538 8223
This friendly and well-organised cafe exudes peaceful ambience in this central location. Offering several specials daily, they have an incredible selection of delicate and nutritious salads including sweet potato and chicken, or kale and roast veg salads. Come and have a lazy morning brekky with the friendly crew at Deli and Dine!