The recent opening of Kōst in Broadbeach’s Oracle Boulevard is an exciting addition to the Gold Coast’s vibrant culinary scene. Here’s what you can expect:
The Vision and Team
- Owner: Dave Galvin, known for other popular establishments like Mozza Mozza and Bird Royale in the Sunshine State.
- Executive Chef: Sebbie Keynon, who has experience with the Burnt Ends Group in Jakarta.
- Charcoal Cooking: A significant focus on charcoal-cooked dishes, facilitated by a 2-metre Mibrasa wood-fire grill.
- Over Embers Menu: A dedicated menu section for dishes that are cooked over embers.
- Dry Age Cool Room: A purpose-built facility for dry aging a variety of proteins, including a 1kg dry age O’Connor beef T-bone.
- Raw Dishes: A range of raw dishes to start your meal.
- Snacks: A selection of lighter fare.
- Seafood: Options like whole market fish, seafood platters, and towers.
- Specialty Items: Champagne and caviar trolleys, and wood-fired lobsters available upon request.
- Signature Dishes: XL bay bug harissa bisque, Mooloolaba king prawns with fermented chili, Margra lamb rack with charred onion, and fire-kissed Yellowfin tuna with pickled walnut.
- Bar Menu: Smaller food offerings like lobster rolls, fish fingers, and a signature Kōst burger.
- Drinks: A robust wine list featuring over 130 options, including an impressive Champagne selection. The bar also offers an inventive range of cocktails, beers, and spirits.
- Seating: A 130-seat main dining area, a 50-seat bar, an outdoor pavilion, and a private dining room that can accommodate up to 12 guests.
Location and Timing
- Address: 135 Oracle Boulevard, Broadbeach.
- Open: Daily
Kōst aims to offer a unique dining experience combining the best of local seafood, exceptional charcoal cooking, and a coastal-inspired ambiance. With a well-curated menu and an expansive drinks list, it seems poised to become a must-visit destination on the Gold Coast.