There’s an plentiful oasis of fertile and vibrant providing, tucked away on the north facet of the Gold Coast, combining the mystique of a Caribbean retreat with laid-back Queensland hospitality and mouth-watering delicacies.
Positioned on a personal sandy seashore within the northern backyard of The Boat Works, Kokomo Kitchen + Bar has earned a loyal clientele of locals and visiting boaters for its alluring palm-covered decks and delectable menu.
Set towards the backdrop of the mangrove-lined Coomera River, the spectacular superyachts on the marina and the now beached Maranoa, as soon as a Broadwater occasion boat, Kokomo is a hidden gem in a busy shipyard.
In the course of the day it’s a shady nook, completely positioned to benefit from the breeze off the water and utterly household pleasant with a garden and immaculate sandy seashore, in addition to a youngsters’s menu and anchorage for the curious. With a wide range of eating choices and areas, from an informal spot on the jetty overlooking the marina, or within the hidden secret eating areas within the backyard, or subsequent to the sunken pirate ship overlooking the tropical oasis. Within the night it’s actually a particular place. Decked out in string lights, surrounded by palms, hanging ferns and a grove of banana timber, the environment transports friends to an island paradise.
“It is a good place to unwind after work, or meet up with associates,” says Mark, who was beforehand head chef at Southport Sharks for 10 years and beforehand labored in accommodations and eating places for a few years.
“It has an incredible seashore environment and matches in with the clear, inexperienced ethos of The Boat Works. Due to the imaginative and prescient and funding of Tony Longhurst, Kokomo has turn out to be the perfect venue for occasions, waterfront eating and afternoon drinks,” provides Mark.
Mark and his staff serve visiting yachts and renters from The Boat Works, in addition to clients from all around the Gold Coast, lured by the luxurious environment and succulent specialties equivalent to Coconut Prawns, Prawn Tacos, Satay Rooster Bowl, Traditional Caesar Salad and the epic Kokomo Membership Sandwich.
“We alter the menu 4 instances a 12 months, impressed by native produce and seasonal availability, in addition to well-liked requests from our common clients,” explains Mark. “We hearken to what individuals need. If individuals ask for one thing particular, we do our utmost to accommodate it.”
Their repute has unfold all through the area and Kokomo Kitchen + Bar is open Monday by means of Friday to opening weekends for breakfast and lunch. Beginning in October, they plan to open for dinner on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons, with reside music.
The venue is so well-liked for birthdays, anniversaries and weddings that they added a brand new terrace for waterfront eating.
As he prepares for a tropical summer season of leisure, Mark is planning the occasions calendar and a tasty menu, complemented by a tempting cocktail record.
“We’re open all summer season and over Christmas, excluding public holidays, and we’re already reserving work events and finish of 12 months occasions. Kokomo is a novel vacation spot location. The hidden location is a part of its attract. As soon as individuals uncover us, they preserve coming again.”
kokomogoldcoast.com.au Tel: 0432 574 108
Positioned within the North Yard – The Boat Works, 199 Beattie Street Coomera
Drive in the direction of the top of the cul-de-sac Beattie Street and switch proper, observe the concrete driveway north and look out for the three palm timber within the superyacht dockyard. Flip proper while you attain the palm timber and park subsequent to the Superyacht Marina.
Kokomo Kitchen & Bar is situated on the waterfront, close to the marina.
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