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Gold Coast Restaurants

On this journey of dining on the Gold Coast, we will take you on the locals' ride and find a restaurant which fits your taste. It could take months to discover all of the culinary delights the Gold Coast has to offer and you would still be hungry for more. There is no need to argue about which restaurant you should start with; just leave it to us. We will take you on a culinary journey on the Gold Coast, stopping at restaurants which are guaranteed to satisfy your soul before they fill your stomach with food. 
Miss Moneypenny's Broadbeach

Miss Moneypenny's Broadbeach

Mediterranean   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Broadbeach

13 Chef Hat Award Restaurant & Catering Association
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"Dining on the Water's Edge"
Perfect Pairings Delights in EverydayDining Bliss Begins NowEnjoy the perfect pairings of your favorite wine, beer, or cocktail with some of our fresh Mediterranean dishes. Gather your loved ones, for it's time to feast and making those precious moments las...
NYE 2023 - That 70's Party!3 Hr Canape & Drinks Travel back in time before 2024 with our 70s-themed bash! Inclusions: ??? 3 Hours of Canapes ?? 8-11pm - 3-hour PREMIUM beverage package (tap beer, wine & spirits) ?? Midnight...
"So many delicious seafood choices"
Citrique

Citrique

Seafood   $$$$$   Open Now

Surfers Paradise

12 Chef Hat Award
Sunday Jazz Seafood Buffet LunchFree-flowing MimosasIndulge in a delightful Sunday experience in the award-winning Citrique restaurant, for our Sunday Jazz Seafood Buffet Lunch with complimentary free-flowing mimosas throughout. Click on more info t...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Italian"
Balboa Italian

Balboa Italian

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Palm Beach

12 Chef Hat Award
Private dining at BalboaBook Now!If you're looking for an exclusive and intimate dining experience, Balboa's upstairs private dining room is the ideal location for gatherings of up to 12 guests. You'll be treated to dedicated serv...
Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Broadbeach overlooking Victoria Park, multi-award-winning Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill is undoubtedly considered the Gold Coast’s best steak restaurant. Moo Moo...
"Award-winning Share Plates."
Social Eating House & Bar

Social Eating House & Bar

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Broadbeach

14 Chef Hat Award Restaurant & Catering Association
Looking for somewhere 'social'? Social Eating House & Bar by Executive Chef, Matt Jefferson and his team is just the place you're looking for! Located at the base of Broadbeach's Oracle building, t...
Eddy + Wolff

Eddy + Wolff

Asian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Robina

13 Chef Hat Award
Imagine a small bar in Asia off the beaten track and immerse yourself in true and authentic flavours at Eddy + Wolff on Ron Penhaligon Way in Robina. Named after the two streets the Vietnamese owne...
Yamagen

Yamagen

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Surfers Paradise

12 Chef Hat Award
Experience the hustle and bustle of innovative izakaya dining at Yamagen in Surfers Paradise. Nestled in the QT Hotel on Staghorn Avenue, this vibrant restaurant blends old-school Japanese traditio...
Offering a unique blend of art and food on the Gold Coast, discerning diners head to Palette on Bundall Road in Surfers Paradise for a meal to remember. Nestled in the stunning HOTA Gallery, Palett...
Bazaar

Bazaar

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

Surfers Paradise

Step inside the Gold Coast’s QT Hotel and discover the secrets of Bazaar’s traditional marketplace - a delicatessen-style buffet with a Twenty-first Century twist. Here, all you need is an appetite...
Cocktail Special!2 for 1 MondayMonday night date night? We have you covered. Two for one cocktails from 5:00pm!
Etsu Izakaya

Etsu Izakaya

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 4:30:PM

Mermaid Beach

13 Chef Hat Award
Open the barn door at Etsu Izakaya on Gold Coast Highway in Mermaid Beach to discover a magical mystery tour of Japanese share-plate dining. Moody surrounds of neon signage, walls plastered with ph...
Orzo

Orzo

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Broadbeach

12 Chef Hat Award
Life is about exploring pasta-bilities at Chef-hatted Broadbeach Italian restaurant Orzo, on Oracle Boulevard. Sister venue to Social Eating House & Bar, Orzo oozes sophistication from indoor and o...
T'ang Court

T'ang Court

Chinese      Opens at 5:30:PM

Surfers Paradise

12 Chef Hat Award
A unique and tantalising Cantonese fine dining affair awaits at T’ang Court on Old Burleigh Road in Surfers Paradise for locals and visitors alike. Nestled in The Langham hotel, this stylish restau...
Red Steakhouse & Bar

Red Steakhouse & Bar

Steak   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Hope Island

$30 Steak Night Available every ThursdayJoin us every Thursday from 5pm for our Chef’s premium choice of 250g steak, served with sous vide whipped potato, Chef’s slaw, and house gravy. To book your table, call (07) 5528 0606.
Indulge all the senses in classic style at elegant Varsity Lakes restaurant The Brooklyn Wine + Tapas on Varsity Parade. Chill out after a busy day and image yourself in the library of an English m...
Siblings Kirra

Siblings Kirra

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Coolangatta

Restaurant & Catering Association
Bringing a breath of fresh sea breeze air to the Gold Coast, Siblings Kirra on Marine Parade dishes up absolute beachfront views and innovative fare with flair. Housed in the iconic former Pizza Hu...
Bottomless BrunchEvery SaturdayJoin us for a big city vibe Bottomless Brunch every Saturday from 11am-3pm and enjoy a 6-course banquet menu for $89 pp. To book your table, call (07) 5632 9129.
Bar 11

Bar 11

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Southport

Home to signature cocktails and fare with flair, Bar 11 on Como Crescent is the go-to spot for after-work drinks and socialising in Southport. Located near Broadwater Parklands, Bar 11 sports a rus...