Spice of Life Cafe/Deli on Tamborine

Lively café on beautiful Tamborine Mountain with a vibrant vintage feel. Where locals meet and eat.

Opening hours: Open every day from 6am to 5pm. Kitchen is open from 6.30am to 4.30pm.
You can find us on 28 Main St Tamborine Mtn next to the old bakery.


Got a celebration coming up? We can help you with catering platters, salads and hot dishes to complement your own cooking or take care of the whole event for you


You can’t buy happiness – but buying one of our cakes is sort of the same thing!
Many of our recipes are handed down from previous generations in Germany, and all are made here on the premises by our talented chefs. Packed with flavour they leave you wanting more.

Need a whole cake for a celebration browse here.  You can either order at the cafe or from our online store


Our deli shelves are full of delectable sweet and savoury items…both local and international.
We also stock a range of giftware including quirky clocks, pots and planters, candles and tableware. A selection of our giftware and delicatessen can be ordered online

Picnic Box

Tamborine Mountain has many National Parks and picturesque spots to take in the views.
A pre-ordered picnic box will make the experience all the more special. These can also be sent as a gift voucher to a special friend.


The most dangerous drinking game is seeing how long you can go without coffee. Luckily you don’t have to! Our coffee roasters “Chiasso Coffee” from the Redlands make sure you’re always a grinner and winner.

Latest Stories

Its all in the coffee bean - Up on our beautiful mountain, in our charming café, we use Chiasso coffee. We thought it might be fun to shed some light on one of our main suppliers. Now, we borrowed some history from their website which you can check out here Chiasso (pronounced Kee-ar-so) is Italian for “create an uproar” – and… Continue reading Its all in the coffee bean
Which milk in your coffee is for you? - It seems there’s an abundance of options out there to personalize your morning brew – well, any time of day really. At Spice, we aim to provide a wide range for our variety of customers… Variety after all, is the Spice of Life… All right, lame jokes aside – let’s jump in to the types… Continue reading Which milk in your coffee is for you?
Our first blog from Tamborine Mtn! - Well, we finally got around to putting the metaphorical ink to metaphorical paper and to pair nicely with our revamped website we’ve decided to add a blog. Now – lets put a little caveat in place upfront… Running a busy café and being locally owned and operated means we have no idea how often new… Continue reading Our first blog from Tamborine Mtn!