Whether you are just looking for a place to hang out early in the morning or don’t want to stop socialising late in the evening, visit these three cafes for a great time.

Surfers Paradise

Charlie’s Restaurant & Cafe

Take a seat, Charlie's Restaurant and Cafe - Gold Coast
Take a seat, Charlie’s Restaurant & Cafe – Gold Coast

Charlie’s Restaurant & Cafe has been the place to get a post-party feed in Surfers Paradise for many years. With their extensive all-day and night menu, this means you don’t have to wait until 9am to have buttermilk pancakes or an enticing beef burger. With their large outside seating area, you can watch different walks of life stroll through the streets of Surfers Paradise at all hours. The beach is literally metres away from your table, so you can walk along the sand and discover new areas of Surfers Paradise you didn’t know existed. What makes Charlie’s Restaurant and Cafe so special is the fact that no matter what you’re doing or at what time, you can bring family, friends or drinking buddies to this establishment. With its great reputation, locals and tourists flock to Charlie’s for a food, drinks and great conversation.
Where: Cavill Mall Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217


3 Beans Cafe

Grab a cup of coffee, 3 Beans Cafe - Gold Coast
Grab a cup of coffee, 3 Beans Cafe – Gold Coast

If you really aren’t into hitting the nightclub scene and are looking for a quiet place to relax with your friends then 3 Beans Cafe in Broadbeach is where you need to go. Students and locals visit this small but iconic cafe where you can enjoy premium coffee at all hours. Sit down and watch the lively nightlife at Broadbeach without having to deal with the hustle and bustle of large crowds. This is the only cafe in Broadbeach which is open 24 hours, so if you need a coffee fix to keep working through the night then order an espresso here. Their assortment of snacks and treats are also great to have accompanied by a coffee or tea, so when you are in the area, remember to visit this quirky cafe that is a local secret.
Where: 90 Surf Parade, Broadbeach QLD 4218


Two Cousin’s Coffee Lodge

Dig in to a sensational meal, Two Cousins Coffee Lodge
Tuck into a sensational meal, Two Cousin’s Coffee Lodge

For those of you who have late night cravings that you can’t seem to satisfy, head to Two Cousin’s Coffee Lodge from Tuesday to Friday up until 11pm. Although this establishment isn’t 24 hours, it is a great spot for late night snacks and coffee in Southport. If you have an insatiable hunger right before midnight and really don’t feel like cooking then head to Two Cousin’s Coffee Lodge where you can order regular meals at irregular hours. A triple threat – coffee house, restaurant and juice bar – the menu offers an unlimited choice of options which are impressive and filling. Their culinary dishes are reasonably priced and bound to get your mouth watering even if it is after hours. Located at the Southport Park Shopping Centre, if you are in the area and looking for a late night feed you must head to Two Cousin’s Coffee Lodge.
Where: Shop 43 Southport Park Shopping Centre, Gold Coast QLD 4215
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