Castaway Cafe

Jacobs Well

Castaway Café is a hidden gem found in the quaint fishing village of Jacobs Well, half way between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Located on Pimpama-Jacobs Well Road, after a short, scenic drive through fields of sugar cane, this cute, cottage café - with indoor and outdoor dining - features stunning murals by renowned Australian artist and local Donald James Waters.

Castaway Café Jacobs Well

Open six days a week for breakfast and lunch, Castaway is child and dog friendly. Customers can enjoy well-brewed coffee (roasted by Blackstar in the West End) while kids can sip scrumptious milkshakes made with house made syrup - salted caramel, chocolate peppermint, peanut butter and maple, strawberry jam, and blueberry and vanilla. Fresh juices, smoothies and frappes round out the drinks menu.  

Castaway Café Jacobs Well

Popular breakfast fare includes homemade cinnamon crumpets with warm apple compote, maple syrup and walnut crumble, and sweet potato waffles with tomato salsa, avocado and poached egg; while hearty appetites can tuck into the Big Breakfast of crispy bacon, chorizo sausage, free range eggs, garlic field mushrooms, roasted tomato and bubble and squeak roastie.  

Castaway Café Jacobs Well

Lunch options range from slow braised brisket burgers on brioche buns with bacon, cheddar cheese, horseradish aioli and caramelised onions and reuben sandwiches (corned beef, onion jam, pickled cabbage and Gruyere cheese on rye) to gourmet jaffles.

Castaway Café Jacobs Well

Or just enjoy a sweet treat, made by local baker Cakes and Things. There’s cupcakes - in heavenly flavours like salted caramel and white chocolate, cookies and cream, and lemon meringue – peanut butter brownies, orange syrup cake and gluten free dark cherry chocolate frangipane tart.

Castaway Café Jacobs Well

Afterwards, take a stroll along the esplanade, drop a fishing line off the jetty or have a dip at the small beach with enclosed swimming area. 

Castaway Café Jacobs Well

By Deb Lidster  

The menu may have changed since our visit.

Castaway Cafe 

1149 Pimpama-Jacobs Well Rd 

Jacobs Well

Opening Hours

07 5546 1149

Map

1149 Pimpama-Jacobs Well Rd Jacobs Well

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