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Tonic on Chirn

) #11 of 181 Restaurants in Southport $$ - $$$ , International,
37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5532 2201
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (40 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
“seared tuna” (5 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, International, Pub, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked in advance and I strongly recommend you do on busy Friday and Saturday nights The best value is $38 for a mountain of sharing food for 4 people of more. Everything is tapas style. Cocktails reasonable price $15-20 I've been here twice for...More

Thank LA5885_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wait staff are always friendly and attentive. Food is just perfectly cooked and wait times are quite short considering how busy they always are. Manager always has time to stop and say hello even when busy. Prices are reasonable, especially tue-Thu when the tapas is...More

Thank pete_qld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was to die for, the cocktails were amazing and some were so unique and Liam the manager was efficient and wonderful. Thank you Tonic on Chirn for a great night out, you made my daughter's birthday extra special and one to remember.

Thank BethWCleveland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AMazing delicious food.. great atmosphere- staff brilliant and very good service . First time here but Highly recommend and we will be back with friends...

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Spent $60 on tapas the eggplant dish is terrible the eggplant was tough the pork belly is nice the french fries for $10 is ridiculously expensive as is the gyoza they could lift their game a little.

Thank BrisbaneCityChick
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Mario behind the bar made our night. Very knowledgeable and friendly. The only downside was the fatty pork belly

Thank JMHilsum
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Some really good dishes, the tuna excellent, and some ok dishes. Wine selection is good. Decor adds a good atmosphere. Service is good.

Thank Rosemary F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Was a nice place to go and have a few drinks. Food is good service good drinks a little bit expensive though.

Thank S_Todd84
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Nice stop for a quick lunch. Relaxed atmosphere. Lunch was delicious and filling. Staff were friendly and service was quick.

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Last minute choice for a drink and easy meal. Service was okay, food was very good. Great decor - trendy spot. Would go again.

Thank LouiseT791
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw and the size of the Bar/ Restaurant most likely wouldn't accomodate a pool table.
Bianca R
7 February 2016|
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Response from KenRW | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I can confirm they don't have private rooms, but if you tell them you want to be separate when you book I am sure they will arrange the best they can do. It will worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5532 2201
Tonic on Chirn is a small vibrant restaurant with a funky, modern warehouse interior. Special features are an Internationally influenced ever-changing Fusion Tapas Menu and a classy seasonal Cocktail List served in a fun and friendly atmosphere!
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