The Five Star Vagabond

Super travel tips, all road tested by David Herd. I'm an Australian guy who moved to Thailand in 2011 & still travel the world as often as possible.

Isle of Capri Gold Coast Australia

August 14, 2016 by David Herd

Ciao on Capri

Capri Gold Coast Australia

Isle of Capri Gold Coast Australia at the Ciao shopping mall which has a great selection of cafes & restaurants. Some of the restaurants have a view of Surfers Paradise skyline including the iconic Q1 building which has 80 levels with an observation deck on the top floor.

Bakery & deli

Capri Gold Coast Australia Only recently opened and a welcome addition to the centre, prices a little high however I’m guessing their rent is as well.

Luca at Cicchetti Pizza & Pasta Bar

Capri Gold Coast Australia A wonderful fit-out at this trendy bar restaurant, specializing in Pasta & pizza as well as a few traditional Italian dishes.


Capri Gold Coast Australia

High ceilings and chandeliers.

The Fish Emporium

Capri Gold Coast Australia Perfect for a long lazy lunch beside the Isle of Capri waterfront.

View from Fish Emporium.

 photo Lunch at Isle of Capri 8.jpg If you are going to enjoy a fish meal you need to be beside the water. 🙂

Ross Kennedy & I enjoying an Asahi beer.

Capri Gold Coast Australia A couple of cold beers before a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

Delicious seafood

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We shared 4 dishes, had 2 beers and a bottle of wine and the bill came to $204 plus tip.

Lunch was excellent

Capri Gold Coast Australia As was the service and the food.

The Greener Grocer

Capri Gold Coast Australia Naturally there is a very good supermarket as well.

The carnivores have not been forgotten. 🙂

 photo IMG_4165.jpg I did notice they had crumbed cutlets here, one of my favorite meals.

Oysters to die for.

Capri Gold Coast Australia I never get tired of eating oysters, in Pattaya where I live most of the ones I eat come from France.

From the western entrance

 photo IMG_4154.jpg Such a modern interesting shopping center, + a great people watching location. 🙂

Manolas Bros

Capri Gold Coast Australia Con and Steve Manolas have been sharing their passion of food and their love of connecting with Gold Coasters for more than 20 years.

Manolas at Capri Gold Coast Australia

Capri Gold Coast Australia One of the best delicatessens on the Gold Coast, there is another branch at Broadbeach. They also serve a very good breakfast.

This was before our long lunch at the Fish Emporium

 photo Lunch at Isle of Capri 6.jpg Cold beers at Edgewater to begin our marathon lunch at Capri Gold Coast Australia.

Espresso Martini

Capri Gold Coast Australia The first time I have tried an Espresso Martini but it is not actually a martini, it’s made with coffee liqueur and vodka. We had two each at Edgewater. 🙂

Very smooth indeed

Capri Gold Coast Australia

These babies really knock your socks off.

Coffee shops everywhere

 photo IMG_4158.jpg So many coffee shops and such little time, they are everywhere in this center.

Q1 skyscraper

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