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Blackboard Specialty Coffee

U 7 240 Varsity Pde, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast, Queensland 4227, Australia
+61 7 5575 7538
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“donuts” (14 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 7 240 Varsity Pde, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast, Queensland 4227, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First time there and enjoyed great service. Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Coffee was excellent and hot! The place was busy midday on aTuesday and the atmosphere is 'comfortable', the cafe was spacious and I will go back. It's probably the best cafe there...More

Thank ColinC1575
Reviewed 1 week ago

They are certainly coffee specialists they blend ,roast and grind their own coffee brands here on the Gold Coast. Experts in their field ,this shop is near Bond University and vibrates with young people and seems to be a most popular meeting place.The food is...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little place near the water, Healthy foods, coffee was okay. The owner of the place didn't seem to treat his employees very professionally, I've heard other bad reviews on the same topic about management there, not somewhere I'd support as a local cafe sadly.

Thank Joy S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Good food and excellent service. Lovely food. Fritters on the healthy menu didn't taste healthy! Awesome, I'm bringing the kids back one day!!!! The scrambled eggs are the pick with truffle oil. The restaurant is beautifully appointed. A big feature of coming here is bulletproof...More

Thank simono329
Reviewed August 21, 2018

delightful breakfast, a fantastic way to start the day. great menu options. I'm a tea drinker so can't comment on the coffee, however my friend was impressed. Haven't had a chance to get back but will. You won't be disappointed. Nice friendly staff

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Lunch is expensive for what you get - sure the place is trendy with nice looking food but their salmon salad was average and their coffee is not good!

Thank Tricia B
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Wayne and his staff are a credit to Blackboard. The coffee is the best around and no matter who makes it you will always get the same superb cup. Menu changes regularly with specials each week. Nothing is too much trouble and although always busy,...More

Thank Looloo64
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Excellent table service. They give you the choice of sparkling water at no cost...I do not like sparkling water but others might. Different style of breakfast delicious food.

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Great convenient location within the Varsity precinct with plenty of street parking. Coffee was smooth and tasty. Great menu selection for breakfast. Everyone enjoyed the meals. Great serving sizes great service great prices. Also they have a great selection of cakes and desserts. Need to...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Headed to Blackboard this afternoon for two reasons, specifically coffee and their location/opening hours as I had a 4 pm appointment and needed to get some work done beforehand. Things I liked: Decent coffee and almond milk, friendly service from the female barista who took...More

Thank Jessica Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 7 240 Varsity Pde, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast, Queensland 4227, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Varsity Lakes
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5575 7538
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