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Tonic on Chirn

37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5532 2201
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (42 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
“seared tuna” (5 reviews)
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International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
37 Musgrave Ave | Chirn Park, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Tapas bar has everything, amazing food (best Tapas on the coast), great cocktails and a sufficient wine list as well as atmosphere. Unfortunately sometime back there was a staff change and what was once great service and a local atmosphere left. Fortunately the tides...More

Thank iamnicci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group came here for a quick lunch and a glass of wine. The food was very good and the wine reasonable. The staff were average, neither friendly or rude. The prices were over the top and on top of this a massive surcharge for...More

Thank GlobetrotterJSH
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 12 July 2017

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 29 June 2017 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 24 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 17 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
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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