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Canteen Coffee

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23 Park Avenue, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220, Australia
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A not so well kept secret

Canteen Coffee has managed to draw a very regular bunch of loyal customers. It has great coffee and yummy sweets. Be prepared to wait in the busy times but if your not in a hurry it's worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
GJohnson2013
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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Sawtell, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is where we always go for consistently great coffee and I will usually pick up one of their muffins to start my day. I don't think I have ever had a bad coffee in the last few years. Sometimes there can be a small wait, as you would expect with any busy morning coffee joint but the seating and... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I love coffee. But the hype surrounding this place is far reaching and totally overrated. Ridiculous prices. And never enough staff so it's always a lengthy wait. I have been here several times now always hoping the next experience will be a better one but each time I'm amazed at the prices, the wait and the crazy heat in the... More 

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Brisbane, Qld
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great cafe with funky seating in a shady area and high quality coffee. The food options are limited but very tasty. The staff are very helpful and beautiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place is one of a kind & exceptional due to 10 out of 10 for ambience, best coffee in the world & dedicated staff providing exceptional service. I had my usual holiday at Burleigh Heads, I have travelled the world & to discover their home brew which is arabica bean coffee full bodied with dark chocolate after taste. I... More 

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austrlalia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

this very popular and trendy Burleigh venue has become a bit too full of their own importance. breakfast menu limited and hardly changed in last 18mths. main gripe however is the wait zone where they essentially take over all the laneway outside the neighbouring medical practice and where you are parked to wait for a table. then you repeatedly see... More 

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Canteen Coffee has managed to draw a very regular bunch of loyal customers. It has great coffee and yummy sweets. Be prepared to wait in the busy times but if your not in a hurry it's worth it.

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Biggera Waters, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I absolutely love this little hidden gem in Burleigh. The kitchen part of Canteen is just such a treat for lunch. They have a great selection to choose from. Mainly inspired fresh dishes made with a middle eastern bent and lots of goodness thrown in for good measure. I had the zucchini, watercress salad, goats cheese, lemon, herbs, nigella seed... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a great little cafe, tucked away from all the hustle and bustle of central burleigh. It's popular in the mornings but worth the wait for a great coffee :) friendly staff and fast service!

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Currumbin, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Lovely little coffee shop with beautiful little snacks. Date and walnut brownies were a must try as was the chai latte. No substantial food but perfect for a quick bite

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Tweed Heads, NSW
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I arranged to meet a friend here for lunch with my one year old son, upon arrival I asked for a highchair to be told quite curtly by the waiter that they didn't have any. I commented that it seemed that would put a large number of weekday clientele off and the waiter basically said no it didn't, and walked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Park Avenue, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Burleigh Heads

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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