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Coolangatta Sands Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5536 7472
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great pub” (4 reviews)
“public bar” (3 reviews)
“pub food” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quick meals, didn't wait long and well priced. Beef Schnitzel is called Schnitty by the way. Good sized meals, good service and quiet. Good party spot later on in next bar though

Thank BirthdayPressy
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic to hear! Nobody ever wants to wait too long for their schnitty, see you for another soon :)

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Coolangatta Sands Hotel had great food at a reasonable price. We went on a Thursday night during the school holidays and didn't get there until around 8:00. There were few people there so the food was quick too. Would definitely go there again.

Thank AJSavery
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for reviewing us! Great to hear you received such incredible service, we really love hearing such positive experiences at our venues. Hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 September 2017

We ate at Kirrabelle in the Sands Hotel - the food is generous and well cooked and well presented. We had the tasting plates and they are filling and very tasty. They have a very good range of beers on tap. I can highly recommend...More

Thank Krissy K
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for the 5 star review Krissy. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Really good food, beers and cider on tap, great quiz night - nobody paying for sheep stations! Just popped in for a bite, stayed until closing. Great staff, friendly. Excellent pub food or tapas style plates, really good value. Brisket burger and a beer...$15! Going...More

Thank Ronan M
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Ronan, Thank you so much for the 5 star review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write such positive feedback. We love the burger and beer deal too, it's awesome value! See you next time.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Okay just a pub really but a good place to visit and look out on to the street and beach. Good for "people watching". Usual pub meals but prices reasonable. Service good.

Thank Joe B
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you Joe, we love our spot near the beach too!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Went here for a casual dinner with my husband on the weekend. Wasn't disappointed great service and great value for money. They also participate in the entertainment book. I had the lamb cutlets only $18.00 only recommendation would have been some mint sauce but for...More

Thank Alison P
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you Alison, thrilled to hear you enjoyed the lamb cutlets, they are a locals favourite!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped for a bite to eat before the Movies. It was very tasty and the staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank LuvLongWeekends
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you ! Hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Food was good - the weekly specials always great value. Great choice of areas to have a wine or beer. eg Public Bar, gaming Room, in the Dining area, open bar or lounge area or even an outdoor beer garden. Nice

Thank Dennise S
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Dennise, Thank you for writing us this fantastic review. Great to hear you find us good value for money. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

100 metres from Coolangatta beach and right in the heart of Coolangatta for all your shopping needs. $10.00 lunch time specials.

Thank Gerry B
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you Gerry! We are so happy to hear that you love our lunch time specials :)

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent and didn't have to wait long for our lunch n the meal was lovely would recommend

Thank Valmaiburton
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for reviewing us, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meal so much! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 7472
Description
The Coolangatta Sands Hotel, affectionately known as “The Sands” by locals, is located in the heart of Coolangatta, a hundred metres or so from the nearest surf beach. Since 1911, this beautiful old pub has undergone many transitions—the most significant in December 2016, transforming it into a modern dining facility, lounge and sports bar. The Sands is comprised of a public bar and the newly renovated restaurant and lounge bar, the Kirrabelle Kitchen. The Kirrabelle Kitchen is a contemporary and elegant dining facility that offers a variety of gourmet food and drinks set in a colourful and retro themed atmosphere. Serving up fresh and delicious meals—from tempting entrées, satisfying main courses, share plates and pizzas, to tasty food your children won’t be able to resist—as well as free live entertainment every weekend. The public bar features a pool table, a large widescreen TV tuned to all the latest sporting events, and a state-of-the-art TAB facility for those who like a bit of a thrill. If you’re seeking the perfect place for your upcoming event or function, The Alley Bar is the place for you. It features dreamy murals, fairy lights, a unique stand-alone bar and an extensive range of craft beers, wine and spirits. We also have our own bottle shop that offers a wide variety of wine, beer and spirits at great prices. Upstairs, the Coolangatta Sands Backpacker Hostel offers clean, safe, modern and affordable accommodation with a range of useful facilities. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’ll feel right at home at The Sands.
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