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King Neptune: housemade fettuccine, Moreton Bay bug, prawns, calamari and mussels, in garlic and white wine sauce.

About La Piazza on Bayview

When seeking a special place on the shores of Runaway Bay, experience dining by the marina at La Piazza on Bayview. Set on the picturesque canal at Bayview Heights, this Gold Coast restaurant pairs waterfront surrounds with a coastal style of hardwood floors, white linen and a selection of high bar and low table seats, making it an ideal for intimate meals or functions. Blending Australian and Mediterranean techniques, La Piazza’s menu features entrées of oysters escargots in the shell with garlic butter and crusty bread; before mains like crispy skinned salmon fillet, chat potatoes, fried capers, vegetables and creamy dill sauce. Pizza lovers can pick up a slice of beef and mushroom with BBQ sauce, mozzarella and onion, best paired with a choice of European beer on display at the bar.

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A few words from La Piazza on Bayview

Conveniently located under the shadow of the Bayview Tower on Bayview Street, Runaway Bay, just 10 mins from Surfers Paradise, La Piazza is situated on the peaceful bank of the Bayview Marina and boasts a blend of Australian, European and modern Gold Coast cuisine along with a list of fine wines and traditional beers, making La Piazza a firm favourite with its regulars.

Breathe it in, savour the moment and enjoy the experience, everyone is welcome

La Piazza is a haven where the sights and smells of everything good about the Broadwater come together. Be yourself here, there are no airs and graces, just good humour, good manners,
with food and drink aplenty.

Owner, Andreas Unterberger, has owned and managed restaurants throughout Europe, and after dining at La Piazza you can expect nothing short of perfection; that meticulous European service & cuisine shines brightly. Educated in Salzburg, Austria, Andreas is a graduate of the Hospitality School of Austria and holds a level four management category with the Hamburg Manheim International. Lucky for the residents Gold Coast, Andreas has brought with him his incredible culinary expertise and opened La Piazza which specialises in freshly caught seafood, tender steaks & flavoursome pasta dishes.

Upon entering you can expect to be greeted with a big smile and lots of hospitality. Andreas's European training is evident throughout this venue in its entirety; from his first class team, through to the fabulous food. You can expect nothing short of perfection at an establishment when the owner is so passionate that he comes to your table throughout the day from the first glass of champaign to the last dance to ensure you're satisfied and happy; he is the perfect host!

Throughout the year we are proud to host a number of quality events catering for a wide range of tastes. Held in the restaurant, we offer a range of packages which includes the event, a meal and drinks. From intimate dinner parties to that large family or business function, La Piazza cannot fail to impress you and your guests.

Stand out dishes worthy of mentioning include the succulent ‘Veal Gamberone'; offering thin slices of veal, topped with fresh prawns in a delightful creamy cognac sauce, served with baby potatoes; the tender ‘Pork Medallions' are topped with melted camembert cheese, served with warm potato salad and drizzled in a mouth-watering calvados jus; the ‘Bugs and Prawns' are fresh, flavoursome and infused delicately with just the right touches of spice, and a hint of chilli (not too hot), to complement the natural seafood essences, topped with a smooth buttery sauce, the perfect addition; and the final noteworthy meal is the ‘Filet Mignon', an absolute if craving steak; as smooth as velvet, cooked to absolute perfection "Blue" (aged for 12 weeks); needless to say an absolutely tantalising dish!

Desserts include delectable delights like the perfectly piquant ‘Lemon Sorbet with Lemon Liqueur to clean the palette' and provide the ideal end to an absolutely flawless dining journey.

Location & Map

21 Bayview Street, Runaway Bay 4216 QLD - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  10:00:AM - 10:30:PM
Tue  10:00:AM - 10:30:PM
Wed  10:00:AM - 10:30:PM
Thu  10:00:AM - 10:30:PM
Fri  10:00:AM - 10:30:PM
Sat  7:00:AM - 12:00:AM
Sun  7:00:AM - 12:00:AM

Groups & Functions

  • Up to 150 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Dinner Party

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