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Coolangatta Sands Hotel

) #28 of 108 Restaurants in Coolangatta $$ - $$$ , ,
3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
+61 7 5536 7472
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“great pub” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for a casual dinner with my husband on the weekend. Wasn't disappointed great service and great value for money. They also participate in the entertainment book. I had the lamb cutlets only $18.00 only recommendation would have been some mint sauce but for...More

Thank Alison P
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Alison, thrilled to hear you enjoyed the lamb cutlets, they are a locals favourite!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a bite to eat before the Movies. It was very tasty and the staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank LuvLongWeekends
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you ! Hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good - the weekly specials always great value. Great choice of areas to have a wine or beer. eg Public Bar, gaming Room, in the Dining area, open bar or lounge area or even an outdoor beer garden. Nice

Thank Dennise S
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dennise, Thank you for writing us this fantastic review. Great to hear you find us good value for money. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

100 metres from Coolangatta beach and right in the heart of Coolangatta for all your shopping needs. $10.00 lunch time specials.

Thank Gerry B
Erika M, Digital Marketing Officer at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you Gerry! We are so happy to hear that you love our lunch time specials :)

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent and didn't have to wait long for our lunch n the meal was lovely would recommend

Thank Valmaiburton
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you for reviewing us, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meal so much! :)

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of the best pub foods I've ever had in Australia. The menu could be similar to other pubs, however the quality, and the good twis that every meal has gives it a refreshing taste. A clever way to marry old...More

Thank Tania O
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Wow, what an incredible review and compliment Tania! Thank you so much for writing this review, I will be sure to pass it on to our Venue Manager and staff. We look forward to having you back.

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went to kirrabelle kitchen for a meal. Instantly impressed with friendly staff and chilled vibe. Lovely booths and music. Food was excellent with s choice of shared plates or mains. We will definitely come here on next visit.

Thank maestromary
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you! It's great to hear you enjoyed the venue so much, we just started our $10 share plates, any time, any day. Pop back in and try a few more on your next visit :)

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Coolanagtta Sands Hotel was the perfect venue to hold our 2017 end of season awards. Management and staff were very well organised and assisted our club with all the organising leading up to the event. Staff/Venue - Both the management and staff were outstanding on...More

Thank Nickw0512
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Nick, Thank you so much for writing this fantastic review, we really appreciate you taking the time to let us know of your experience at our venue. I will make sure I pass these kind words on to Andrew and the staff who I...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Good sized pub meals and bar food. A decent menu to choose from for lunch and dinner. Service was good and meals came out in a reasonable time. Vegetarian options.

Thank Rob A
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you Rob, we appreciate your review!

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Located on main shopping strip Big sized pub Has a public bar, pool table, bistro Prices are higher than a standard pub eg. Pulled beef Lasagne or crispy skin salmon is $22 Standard Glass wine $7.50 Meal size is generous Presentation of meal good Quality...More

Thank L2912UBs
Erika M, Social Media Manager at Coolangatta Sands Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank you for reviewing us! Hope to see you back again for Trivia night!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Coolangatta
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 7472
Description
The Coolangatta Sands Hotel, affectionately known as “The Sands” by locals, is located in the heart of Coolangatta, a hundred metres or so from the nearest surf beach. Since 1911, this beautiful old pub has undergone many transitions—the most significant in December 2016, transforming it into a modern dining facility, lounge and sports bar.

The Sands is comprised of a public bar and the newly renovated restaurant and lounge bar, the Kirrabelle Kitchen. The Kirrabelle Kitchen is a contemporary and elegant dining facility that offers a variety of gourmet food and drinks set in a colourful and retro themed atmosphere. Serving up fresh and delicious meals—from tempting entrées, satisfying main courses, share plates and pizzas, to tasty food your children won’t be able to resist—as well as free live entertainment every weekend.

The public bar features a pool table, a large widescreen TV tuned to all the latest sporting events, and a state-of-the-art TAB facility for those who like a bit of a thrill.

If you’re seeking the perfect place for your upcoming event or function, The Alley Bar is the place for you. It features dreamy murals, fairy lights, a unique stand-alone bar and an extensive range of craft beers, wine and spirits.

We also have our own bottle shop that offers a wide variety of wine, beer and spirits at great prices. Upstairs, the Coolangatta Sands Backpacker Hostel offers clean, safe, modern and affordable accommodation with a range of useful facilities.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’ll feel right at home at The Sands.
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