From swimming to water sports to hanging out at the idyllic Tallebudgera Creek, there’s plenty to do in Palm Beach, Queensland. But you have to have a full stomach so you can have energy for all those activities. 

If you need to fuel up before swimming or driving from one popular tourist attraction to another, here is your guide to the must-visit cafes in Palm Beach.

Best Cafes in Palm Beach Near the Royal Palm Resort

Dune Cafe

Address: 945 Gold Coast Hwy 

Fuel up your Palm Beach adventure with a delicious breakfast and a cup of coffee at Dune Cafe. It’s a few steps from Royal Palm Resort and has a good view of the picturesque Mickeycheese Lagoon. Its scenic location makes it an excellent hangout for both locals and tourists.

It features outdoor dining, so you can enjoy your morning espresso while watching the sun rise over the horizon and catching the cool morning breeze.

Dune Cafe has your all-time favourite coffees, from rich espresso to macchiato. Don’t like milk? You can request alternatives like almond, oat, coconut, etc.

Apart from coffee, this Palm Beach cafe also has milkshakes, tea, and hot chocolate on the menu. Need your iced coffee or smoothie fix before you drive to SeaWorld or other Gold Coast attractions? You can have them all here.

You can also grab a hearty breakfast at Dune Cafe. Its menu contains a wide selection of classic breakfast food, including toast, sandwiches, burgers, and wraps. If you need something more filling, then go ahead and order Dune Cafe’s karaage chicken bowl or Korean beef bowl.

Check out the Dune Cafe menu here.

Dune Cafe opens at 6 am and closes at 3 pm. Dine-in is only open until 2 pm. 

Third Base

Address: 3/24 Philippine Parade

Get your caffeine fix at Third Base if you want to explore Palm Beach in the early morning. It’s near Laguna Park, so you can chill at the park and make friends with some locals afterwards.

Third Base offers both indoor and outdoor dining options. Stay indoors to savour the aroma of freshly brewed coffee as you wait for your breakfast, or venture outdoors to feel the morning air on your skin.

This Palm Beach cafe has all the standard coffee choices, including espresso, cafe latte, flat white, cappuccino, and mocha. Don’t like coffee? Third Base also offers chai, hot chocolate, smoothies, and shakes.

Breakfast here is pretty standard but still filling. Try this Palm Beach cafe’s smashed avocado, corn fritters, hash browns, and mushrooms on toast. You can eat in or opt for takeaway to have breakfast at your Palm Beach accommodation or while sitting on the sand at the beach.

Come lunch, you get the standard wraps, burgers, and toasties. Order a salad for a nice balance for your diet.

Third Base is open as early as 6 Aam. Go early if you plan to grab lunch, as it closes at 1 pm daily.

Chill In Cafe

Address: Pavilions Palm Beach, Shop 9b/10 Fifth Ave

Chill In Cafe is a cosy little coffee place and restaurant with an intimate atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor dining options are available for all customers.

You can order a small, medium, or large brewed coffee here. Just tell the barista if you need them to add any flavoured syrup or non-milk alternatives.

Their iced drinks are a must-have if you visit Palm Beach in the summer. This cafe in Palm Beach, QLD, has a wide selection of iced coffee available, as well as fresh juices and smoothies.

Check out Chill In Cafe’s selection of organic teas if you prefer something other than coffee or smoothies.

Adventurous, but not when it comes to breakfast? Savour your favourite comfort foods here, including bacon and eggs, omelette, pancake, and poached eggs. If you want healthier options, order the acai berry bowl, avo feta smash, or Chill In’s Healthy Choice.

Chill In Cafe also serves lunch and features a kids’ menu if your little ones are tagging along.

If you’re only chilling at the beach and don’t have any activity lined up early in the morning, Chill In Cafe is a great place to grab breakfast. It opens at 7 in the morning and closes at 2:30 in the afternoon from Monday to Sunday.

Good Day Coffee

Address: Shop 2/1073 Gold Coast Hwy

The early bird gets a good coffee and some hearty breakfast. If you have an early morning outing in Palm Beach or want to avoid crowded cafes, drop by Good Day Coffee.

The interior is small but has an outdoor dining option if you want a more relaxed atmosphere. Thanks to its brick facade and modern interiors, it’s hard to miss.

The food is tasty and filling, but the options are a bit limited. But don’t worry because your favourites are available even early in the morning. These include avocado toast with chilli flakes, smoked ham and gruyere cheese toastie and bacon and eggs smash. 

Coffee options include good old brewed coffee and iced ones.

Start your day right with Good Day Coffee. This cafe in Palm Beach, QLD, opens at 5 am and closes its doors at 2 pm.

Jeffersons Coffee Nook

Address: 117 Jefferson Ln

There’s something calming about watching the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean while sipping your favourite brew. You can have the best of both worlds when you check out Jeffersons Coffee Nook, a beachfront cafe in the Palm Beach Surf Club. 

Jeffersons Coffee Nook’s coffee choices are standard. It’s just a nook, after all. But if you’re not picky with your caffeine, then it will do. They have baked goods and tasty sandwiches if you need to fuel up before you ride the waves.

Jeffersons Coffee Nook is open from 5:30 am and closes early at 10:30 am. Coffee and food are available until 12:30 pm during the weekdays.

Now that you know where to grab breakfast, lunch, and a cup of coffee, it’s time to book your Palm Beach accommodation

Royal Palm Resort invites you to stay in our world-class and spacious Palm Beach apartments. We have two-bedroom apartments for small-group travellers. Or, if you want to stay at our most luxurious apartments, check out our 4-bedroom apartments with a great ocean view.

You might also wonder what Palm Beach, QLD, is known for. Visit the front desk, and we’ll provide everything you need to know about our suburb. You can also check out our facilities if you want to stay in and relax.

We’re looking forward to seeing you, so book your accommodation in Palm Beach now.

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