Gold Coast Broadbeach – Cardamom Pod Vegetarian Cafe

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Cardamom Pod is very close to the tram stop at Broadbeach. A few steps away from the road, you would find a cafe and restaurant with funky decoration located right next to the park.

Like Govinda’s they are also a group of people related to Krishna, so Krishna painting and statues were found in the interior design. It is a quite spacey area with different types of cozy sofas, wooden tables and chairs, steel benches, flowery wall paper and lots of lovely green plants hanging everywhere. It feels like a garden with stuff the owner collects from various trips or market adventures.

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They serve hot dishes (mostly Indian inspired) and cold dishes in the counter, like many of the restaurants with similar style here in Australia. Unfortunately the ones I really wanted to try, such as lasagna was not vegan. So we ended up ordering four different types of salads with brown rice and green peas.

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Brown rice with green peas, Avocado and Sweet Potato salad, Super Detox featuring bean sprouts, olives, cherry tomatoes, spinach, cucumber and other salad greens. As a fan of both avocado and sweet potato, this dish is my absolute favorite!

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Brown rice with green peas, Cashew Tofu Curry with broccoli, carrot and zucchini, Rainbow Party featuring snow peas, bean sprouts, red cabbage, corns, yellow paprika, carrots and cherry tomatoes.

I would love to try their dessert if there was anything vegan, but we were in a hurry to catch our plane so we didn’t have time to check them out after our lunch. I think it’s a lovely place to hang out for either lunch, dinner or afternoon tea/smoothies. I would love to come back again if I ever visit Gold Coast.

Address:1/2685-2689 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia
Phone: +61 452 218 108
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