When it comes to food love stories there’s perhaps no better tale of two lovers than bacon and eggs. Bacon has nucleotide molecules and eggs have glutamate molecules and together they create the perfect breakfast umami.
Be if for a quick breakfast on-the-go, part of a Sunday brunch or as a cure for a Coolangatta Hotel hangover, bacon and egg is best served in a roll. Here’s our pick of the best bacon and egg rolls in and around Coolangatta.
The Strand Coolangatta
Cafe 28, part of the Boardriders store in The Strand, offers sensational views of Coolangatta Beach and is the perfect spot to settle your hunger post-surf. The vibe is relaxed, unpretentious while the food is homely and delicious. Cafe 28 also offers a $10 bacon and egg roll deal complete with Syndicate Espresso coffee.
82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta
With its beachfront tables, ocean views and simple white decor, Bellakai offers good vibes, great coffee and modern Australian food. Order a bacon and egg sandwich and get bacon, egg, sausage, tomato salsa and bbq sauce sandwiched between two slices of sourdough toast. What a great way to start your day!
20 Hibiscus Haven, Miami
This once dormant, broken down old location is now home to Paddock Bakery and one of the best bacon and egg rolls around. Packed with locally-smoked bacon, free-range egg, Nimbin Valley cheese, rocket and homemade tomato chutney it’s served on a wood-fired semi-sourdough olive oil roll and boy is it delicious. Add extra bacon, avo or halloumi for even more of a treat.
99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta
Cafe Scooterini’s generous bacon, egg and spinach roll attracts hungry surfers from right across the Gold Coast. It offers great service, good prices, delicious coffee and a dog-friendly welcome, which makes it a popular with dog walkers on their way back from the beach.
275 Boundary St, Coolangatta
Sitting on top of the hill and overlooking Point Danger, Cafe Dbar offers art, food and views. Their BEC certainly hits the spot, packed with bacon, fried egg, cheese, spinach, sliced tomato and relish on a toasted Turkish roll. There’s also a Groms Breaky for the kids which offers under 15 year olds a bacon, egg and cheese roll with rustic potatoes and a small milkshake or juice for just $15.
The Black Sheep Espresso Baa
The Strand Coolangatta
Voted the #1 cafe in Coolangatta on TripAdvisor, the Black Sheep Espresso Baa serves up a delicious breakfast 7 days a week. This vibrant little cafe is owned by one of the friendliest guys in Cooly, who’s always there to welcome you and your furry friend with a big smile. He will even give pooch a “pupacino”, a lactose-free milk with dog-friendly chocolate on top. For you, it’s all about grilled bacon, sunnyside eggs, rocket and relish in a roll.
2/28 Musgrave St, Kirra
Kirramisu has been a locals favourite since 2007 and it’s always packed come breakfast time. Open 7 days a week from 5:30am in summer and 6am in the winter, they are always ready to sooth your coffee craving and fill your hungry tummy. The menu caters for the whole family and includes freshly squeezed juices, real fruit smoothies, old school milkshakes and the Kirra Muffin – bacon, fried egg, cheese and a sweet tomato relish served on an English muffin. There’s also a Breaky Wrap you can choose, with bacon, hash browns, cheese, sausage, baby spinach and BBQ sauce in a toasted tortilla.
Skull and Bones Espresso Boutique
2577 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach
Skull and Bones Espresso Boutique offers a special bagel menu that puts a little twist on the traditional bacon and egg roll. Their bacon and egg bagel is a winner without fail and the quality service and excellent coffee is the icing on the cake. You’ll also find beautiful wall art, great music and an atmosphere that can only be described as awesome.
Bam Bam Bakehouse
2519-2521 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach
Just a stone’s throw from Skull and Bones is the Bam Bam Bakehouse which despite being a new kid on the block has completely blown the minds of Gold Coast locals. Their Bacon Egg ‘n’ Cheese Breakfast Roll is a semi-sweet brioche roll loaded with streaky bacon, two eggs, sharp American cheese and a house-made brown sauce.
Griffith St Larder
85 Griffith St, Coolangatta
Combining the laid back style of Coolangatta with the passion and experience of inner-city Melbourne (where owners Kylie and Dennis served coffee for more than a decade), Griffith St Larder offers a breakfast not to be missed. Paired with locally roasted Blackboard Coffee you can grab an all-day ciabatta with bacon, fried egg, tomato and chilli for $10.
112 Griffith St, Coolangatta
Rockleigh Cafe proudly uses Gabriel coffee, Ovvio Organics teas, Panya sourdough and as much in-house-made ingredients as possible. It’s bacon and egg roll with house-made tomato relish and aioli on a toasted milk bun is delicious and comes in a gluten-free option as well. Family owned, plates are often full of produce that’s come straight from the family veggie garden and meat that’s been traded from neighbouring farms.
Found the right cafe?
Now that you have your breakfast planned, it’s now time to figure out lunch! Why not make the Cooly Hotel the place for you? With specials for every weekday and some of the best seafood dishes perfect for a day by the beach. it’s the perfect choice for lunch in Coolangatta. Check out our menu and head on down. We look forward to welcoming you.