Best cafés, bars & eateries in Labrador

Labrador sits on the western side of the Gold Coast's beautiful Broadwater, just north of iconic Southport and Main Beach.  Like a loyal pooch, Labrador has been one of the Gold Coast’s mainstays since its first hotel was built in 1884 for the Cobb and Co coach service which transported boat passengers arriving from Brisbane.  Local Aborigines were also drawn to the area due to its abundance of shellfish, mud crabs, oysters and waterfowl.  Similarly, today Labrador is the perfect place for a feast with the family, a beverage with your buds, or coffee with your clan.  Boasting excellent espresso bars, wonderful waterside restaurants, succulent seafood and cute cafes clustered around Chirn Park and Musgrave Avenue, lovely Labrador has just what you seek. Check out eight of Labrador's best cafes, bars and eateries.   

Cruiziest cafe with the most vibrant atmosphere in Labrador
This Daark side espresso bar slings out exceptional coffee and food and is a locals favourite
Little Barista is all about killer coffee made with love!
Where coffee meets music!
A a foodie haven with soul, creativity and love!
WavyBone is a cafe come 'specialty coffee lounge' with style and attitude
Enjoy beautiful seafood and cocktails with a breezy terrace and water views
Iconic hotel overlooking the stunning Broadwater

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No Name Lane is a popular cafe specialising in freshly made meals using local produce
Arguably one of the best Italian restaurants on the Gold Coast
Quirky venue on Budds Beach offering modern Australian eats with bright decor
Russian Delights offers a full range of exotic, European-style delicacies
Popular hole in the wall café in the park on the beach
Spectacular sunrise over Burleigh Beach