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Spendelove Bistro & Bar

Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5527 0255
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (5 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Australian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 11 | Ferry Rd Market, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Today I had the chilli garlic sizzling prawns that sounded delightful . I was disappointed with them , the lack of seasoning was such a shame . It’s a simple dish that could be executed so well . And it was not chilli even after...More

Thank Eat85
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is located at the Ferry Road Brickworks. It is a great cafe inside the main market space. The air-con is great in summer. The setup caters for families, larger get togethers and small business meetings. Both the food and beverages are great. Staff...More

Thank GlenFC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has a wide range of options. A little expensive but it is in a high demand place so they charge accordingly. Food was good. Calamari was huge and salads were as well. Staff were extremely friendly and polite. Was a good experience and if...More

Thank Troy T
Rick M, Owner at Spendelove Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the comments , hope to see you again soon ......

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people,fresh food,high quality beverage..french wine and champagne available! Nice salads, every day different and fresh.thanks!!

Thank Kiko W
Rick M, Manager at Spendelove Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you !

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have been twice in the last few months for either just a coffee or lunch.. The service is terrible! The staff look down at you or just completely ignore you. I was trying to pay today and she completely ignored me for 5 minutes...More

Thank Harley D
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here a handful of times over the last few years. It's been going down hill at a steady rate. This time we ordered avocado breakfast dish which had eggs, the eggs were undercooked to the point that the egg white parts were still...More

Thank BoagsLives
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I visit the The Ferry Road Markets most weeks and have avoided Spendelove based on what I have observed and then heard; however I decided to try them for myself despite the warnings. What a mistake. I was merely waiting for my car to be...More

Thank Vashte
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were in for a quick breakfast, the eggs were served with the whites not fully cooked and the coffee wasn't great. The woman at the counter wasn't very welcoming but the table staff were friendly. Food did come out quickly but maybe a little...More

Thank christopherbY5978VF
Rick M, Manager at Spendelove Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Sorry , you should of said something and we would of retified the issue .Please let me know next time when you dine ...Thanks Rick

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

3 years ago, this was my favourite place on the GC. I returned, hoping it was the same. Sadly not. The service was slow and barely friendly. The cheese soufflé, although still good, was no longer amazing. The hollandaise on the Benedict looked like bottled...More

Thank JHerlig
Reviewed 22 May 2017

There were 7 in our group who had breakfast here on a Sunday morning. The food was delicious. I ordered the "Spendlove in the morning" which was the big breakfast and enough to keep me going all day. My wife had the Bircher Muslei which...More

Thank Pyrino
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't say - I haven't had pizza at this venue - mostly breakfast and coffee - but if it's any hing as carefully made it will be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Australian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
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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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