Restaurants & Bars on the Gold Coast

These are our top suggested Gold Coast restaurants and bars.

Gold Coast is one of the few places in the world where you can dine at the finest restaurants and sip on your favorite drink while sea waves dance right beside you. The delicious international food menu, divine cocktails and vibrant nightlife promises an unforgettable experience to the visitors. The friendly neighborhood welcomes everyone to the lovely and fresh inland with surprises at every point.
If you’re planning your next vacation or never even heard about the exciting things that await at the Gold Coast area, here’s a collection of the finest dinning’s, bars and venues that are good for both.


From traditional Australian Sea Food to mouth-watering international food menu, dine at some of Gold Coast’s best restaurants from the list below!

Kiyomi Japanese Restaurant (1, Lobby Level The Star Gold Coast, Casino Dr, Broadbeach QLD 4218)

If you’re looking for a restaurant with a fantastic interior and a romantic setup, Kiyomi is the one for you. With a complex yet mesmerizing interior and exterior design, this restaurant offers everything from candlelight dinners to special events, this restaurant promises the best experience for couples and foodies. Chef Kojima always has something special for each and every visitor throughout the year.

Social Eating House (shop 137/3 Oracle Bvd, Broadbeach QLD 4218)

On the plains of Broadbeach, the Social Eating House has earned a nickname for its exquisite set of items. From the unique saltbush 1kilo lamb shoulder to the orgasmic desserts, this place offers some of the tastiest and one of a kind dishes that keep the visitors coming back for more.

Nineteen At The Star (1, Level 19, The Darling at The Star Gold Coast, Casino Dr, Broadbeach QLD 4218)

Proudly showing the wide-angle view of the coastal area from the 19th floor, the Nineteen At The Star surely takes their visitors nineteen steps closer to the inner beauty with some breathtaking views. Providing the most delicious grilled seafood and hard to forget dessert items, this restaurant fills up the bellies of their visitors with the exact things they need. Being called a fancy restaurant, you can order some of the worlds most famous dishes to taste these heavenly food.

Etsu Izakaya (2440 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218)

If you are too familiar with modern restaurant architecture, Etsu is going to surprise you with its traditional design. Looking more like a polished city barn, this restaurant serves the finest Asian creative food with a touch of delicacy. Everything from the friendly staff to the spacious dining area will create an everlasting memory in the minds of the visitors.

Restaurant Labart (2a/8 West St, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220)

Selected by The Courier-Mail as the most exotic regional restaurant throughout the whole Queensland area, the Restaurant Labart has come a long way through the sheer determination of Chef Labart and his wife. With a plain and top-notch interior design, this restaurant offers almost all the traditional Aussie food items along with some delicate recipes from around the world. You must take a bite to understand the sophisticated touch of this executive chef.

The Tropic (3b/43 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220)

How would it feel to watch the dance of the sea waves while you fill your belly with some of the most delicious and unique food items? Well, The Tropic serves more than just that to all of their visitors. Standing just beside the ocean waves, this restaurant has a chilled interior design with a huge seating capacity. Visitors can taste the fresh seafood and enjoy the breathtaking view while sipping on the perfect drinks.

Tasca Coolangatta (114 Griffith St, Coolangatta QLD 4225)

Through the concept gained from Europe, the Tasca Coolangatta shows that you don’t need a huge dining area to acquire the desired value. This restaurant comes with some of the most exotic Spanish, French and Italian dishes. There’s a bar side seating with some of the most unique drinks around the area.


If you haven’t tasted the unique cocktails with some of the friendliest strangers in a while, just take some time off and visit these bars for an unforgettable experience!

Mr. P.P.’s Deli & Rooftop (43 Nerang St, Southport QLD 4215)

If you’re planning to roam around the northern side, Mr. P.P.’s Deli & Rooftop is the place to get all your drinks. Even if it is a Saturday night warm-up or a crazy drinking binge, you’ll surely walk away with some new buddies when you finish having the most amazing nightlife experience. The interior design that just starts with the beautiful deli just awaits to amaze you.

The Island Rooftop (3128 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217)

Sitting on the roof with some of your closed ones and galloping your favourite drinks, that sounds fun right? The Island Rooftop, with its brilliant design, welcomes the visitors with not only delicious cocktails and retro collection, but it also introduces them to the vibrant nightlife of the Gold Coast area. Midnight DJ parties with the friendliest people ever are the most exciting thing about this bar.

The Roosevelt Lounge (75 Surf Parade, Broadbeach QLD 4218)

Remember those classy bars you saw in James Bond movies? Well, The Roosevelt Lounge was designed with the theme from 1930s bars, blending it with a modern swipe. It’s a place where you will feel like living in a movie scene with the most organised bartending and comfortable leather seating.

The Collective Rooftop (1128 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach QLD 4221)

Thanks to The Collective Rooftop, Palm Beach has a broad new recognition as a site of attraction. The place is built to properly introduce the vibes of buzzing hangouts. The mesmerising view of the beach, especially the nightlife attracts the most. With DJ parties and a spacious roof, you’re allowed to go numb or go wild, it’s your choice.

Nineteen At The Star (1, Level 19, The Darling at The Star Gold Coast, Casino Dr, Broadbeach QLD 4218)

Having a first-class restaurant at its side, Nineteen At The Star also comes with a fantastic bar. The interior and exterior design along with comfortable seating facility makes it a place to hangout with friends and strangers alike. Plus, if you need to recharge, you can just go into the restaurant and taste exotic items from around the world.

Aloha Bar & Dining (18 Main Pl, Broadbeach QLD 4218)

With the right set of meals and perfect drinks to cheer you on, the Aloha Bar & Dining welcomes their guests for a lovely experience inside their beautiful complex. The space inside is decorated so the nightlife of the Gold Coast can perfectly be felt from the inside. With unique cocktails and friendly faces all around, it’s a moment to cherish forever.

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