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Spendelove Bistro & Bar

$$ - $$$
Australian, Cafe
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Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5527 0255
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, pretty fast. The coconut smoothies are great and a healthier option to your standard smoothies. Coffee wasn't too bad. The food was nice however their menu is a little overpriced in comparison to other cafes who serve better food and better coffees. Good atmosphere. Overall not a bad place but not somewhere i would go regularly as there... More 

Thank Dayana_Kantarevic
Southport, Australia
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The change of menu has seen this place come alive. The dishes are well thought out and are presented well. The staff are friendly and helpful

Thank Simon_Strauss
Gold Coast, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch today and as soon as I was back to the office which was a few hours later I had the runs. Not happy only had the chicken salad so obviously an issue with the salad I would say. After driving home high took 25 mins I was on the loo again for a good 20 mins. Not... More 

Thank David K
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the Salmon light meal. Friendly staff and great bustling location. Coffee was good too. Usually come here for breakfast but lunch was a nice change. Will be back.

Thank Planetemma
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

An overpriced menu which to be fair is in line with the rest of the shops here. The staff had to be prompted to take our order, despite the number of them around. I opted for the Wagyu burger at $25.90 & the burger was served on what appeared to be a supermarket wholegrain roll & came with a very... More 

1 Thank Eauman_oz
Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful setting and a solid menu of interesting dishes. The calamari is outstanding! We've been three times now during our short stay and love that you can combine a delicious meal with some interesting shopping around the restaurant in other Ferry Road Market shops...

Thank Clinton K
Broadbeach, Australia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food was nice but I asked for a half size on a breakfast meal as the portions here are very large. The waitress said yes that's fine we can do that for you but I was charged the full amount of $19 for 1 piece of bread with 1 egg 1 slice of bacon and a little avocado. Absolute... More 

2 Thank Bytegirl70
Toowoomba, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Will be back to try the Ricotta Hot Cakes with Caramelised banana 🍌, maple syrup, honeycomb butter 😘 could not choose this morning 🙈🙉🙊 Savoury or Sweet 😜 Will tell my family, found another Foodie Heaven and good value ❣️

Thank MoniquesMantra
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had friends come from Sydney, my husband ordered the open steak sandwich didn't take notice of the price.We ordered the bruschetta & rolls( not sure of the name) which where delicious. Staff seemed distant, only time they smiled was when I paid the bill. My husband said he's meal wasn't very appetising, when I told him the price he... More 

Thank Angieee7
Gold Coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you want somewhere to sit with a coffee/ food and watch the passing parade try Spendlove! The Brickworks is Southport, Gold Coast is an interesting 'array' of quality shops. Almost a connoisseur's delight. Spendlove Bistro near front of inside area is great for coffees/ meals. Plenty of efficient , pleasant staff offered me water, coffee and more coffee if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Australian, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5527 0255
Centrally located at the popular Ferry Rd Markets in Southport, Spendelove Bistro & Bar offers a range of modern dining options, perfect for a business lunch or a catch-up date with friends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?