The Very Best of Gold Coast Nightlife & Dining

The Gold Coast has long been famous for its nightlife and now it's really starting to mature, with several new clubs and a diverse range of choices. If you want to go old school, there's the taverns and if you feel like dressing up for a sophisticated experience you can try a lounge bar or cocktail bar. If dancing the night way is your thing, or raving your way through until the sun rises, there's nightclubs for that too.

The dining and nightlife scene is quite intertwined with the very best of Gold Coast dining and nightlife located in the same key areas and if you are not sure here is an intro to the key streets

  • Orchid Avenue and Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise: During the day family freindly and Al Fresco dining with lots of casual eateries, at night it is party central and the hub of the GC nightlife scene.
  • Surf Parade, Broadbeach: Along here you can find a food lovers street from heaven with a wide range of cuisines and inumerate number of restaurants. There are several lounge bars here and two very popular nightclubs. If you are not partying late at night in Surfers then this is where you will be.
  • Marina Mirage and Tedder Avenue Main Beach: The refined end of town, offering classy dining and lounge bars.
  • James St, Burleigh Heads: Family freindly and laid back casual eateries serving it up in a hipster heaven kinda fashion.
  • The Esplanade, Coolangatta: Along the beachfront you can find anything from Thai to modern Australian cuisine and several places for a cold beer and even a fancy cocktail by the beach.
 

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All Restaurants, Bars, Lounges, Cafes, & Nightclubs.

Stingray Lounge

Stingray Lounge is located at QT Gold Coast hotel and is a popular spot on weekends offering a unique mix of food and late night entertainment.     Stingray Lounge Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan North Tamborine Palm Beach Robina Sanctuary Cove Southport… Read more →

Nineteen At The Star

Nineteen At The Star, on the 19th floor of the six-star “The Darling” hotel in Broadbeach, is the hotels signature dining experience. Offering a unique and exclusive environment with over 3500 bottles of wines from across the world and some of Australia’s top chefs.       Hours Mon/Tue: Closed Wed: 12–3PM, 5:30–10:30PM Thur/Fri/Sat: 12–3PM, 4–10:30PM Sunday: 3–10:30PM Nineteen At… Read more →

The Roosevelt Lounge

The Roosevelt Lounge, located in Broadbeach, is a 1930s American-inspired lounge bar and restaurant. The new restaurant is already an award winner with it’s designed to share menu.     The Roosevelt Lounge Location Map     More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan North… Read more →

Underground Nightclub

Underground is located in Surfers Paradise on the famous nightclub strip, Orchid Avenue, offering RnB and Hip Hop Friday and Saturday nights till late.     Underground Nightclub Location Map   More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan North Tamborine Palm Beach Robina Sanctuary Cove Southport… Read more →

Havana RnB Nightclub

Havana RnB Nightclub is located on the famous Orchid Avenue in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Opening on Friday and Saturday nights it is ever popular with R&B and Hip Hop fans.     Havana RnB Nightclub Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan… Read more →

Fortitude Brewing Co.

Fortitude Brewing Co. is located in the scenic Mount Tamborine area and offers their beers on tap and on-site restaurant serving up classic pizzas and comfort foods. Hours Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 4:00pm Fri: 11:00am – 6:00pm Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm Sun: 10:00am – 5:00pm     Fortitude Brewing Co. Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads… Read more →

Bine Bar & Dining

Bine Bar & Dining, located at Mermaid Beach, offers craft beer on tap, and artisanal takes on classic comfort foods plus live music on weekends. Hours Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu: 4pm till late Fri: 3pm till late Sat/Sun: 12pm till late     Bine Bar & Dining Location Map   More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera… Read more →

Lost Palms Brewery

Lost Palms Brewery, located in Miami, offers a collection of craft beers which can be tested in their very own taproom. Hours Fri: 3pm to 9pm Sat: 12pm to 9pm Sun: 12pm to 7pm     Lost Palms Brewery Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan… Read more →

Black Hops Brewery

Black Hops Brewery, located in Burleigh Heads, offers a unique selection of brews which you can also try at their taproom. Hours: Wed-Fri: 12-7pm Saturday & Sunday: 12-6pm     Black Hops Brewery Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan North Tamborine Palm Beach… Read more →

The Loose Moose Tap & Grill House

The Loose Moose, located in central Broadbeach, offers 25 beers on tap including local and international craft beers, lagers, pale ales, IPA’s, ginger beer, and more. Their restaurant is a consistent award winner serving up some of the best classic comfort food on the coast open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night. Open daily from 7am until late    … Read more →

House of Brews

House of Brews, located in Surfers Paradise, is a prime destination for craft beers and international beers with a staggering 32 varieties on tap. You won’t go hungry either with their restaurant serving up artisanal takes on classic comfort foods. They also have regular live music events. Open 7 Days, Mon-Thurs: 12pm – 1am, Friday 12pm – 1am  and Sat-Sun: 12pm – 1am… Read more →

Balter Brewing

Balter Brewing is a local craft brewery whose XPA was awarded Australia’s most popular beer. The brewery runs tours via booking and you can turn up and visit the bar anytime between the hours listed Weekly Trading Hours Wednesday 3pm – 7pm Thursday 3pm – 8pm ($5 Tins & Tacos every Thursday) Friday 3pm – 9pm Saturday 12pm Midday – 8pm Sunday… Read more →

Stingray Bar & Lounge

Stingray is an upscale lounge bar located in the QT Gold Coast Hotel. Featuring a classy modern chic design and some of the Gold Coast’s best cocktails its a popular place to chill, enjoy an artisanal take on some classic bar foods with a resident Dj on deck Friday and Saturday nights.     Stingray Bar & Lounge Gold Coast… Read more →

Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park Surf Club

The Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park Surf Club is located at the base of the picturesque Burleigh Heads National Park offering a sports bar, gaming area, and restaurant that’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.     Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park Surf Club Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach… Read more →

Palm Beach Surf Club

The Palm Beach Surf Club offers a delicious selection of Aussie favorites and comfort foods from their Bistro which is open for lunch and dinner seven days and breakfast Saturday and Sunday. They often have live music on Sundays.     Palm Beach Surf Club Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera… Read more →

Mermaid Surf Club

Mermaid Surf Club offers a great spot near a quiet section of the Gold Coast beach offering restaurant meals, gaming, live music, and bar.     Mermaid Surf Club Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh Heads Canungra Carrara Coolangatta Coomera Currumbin Main Beach Mermaid Beach Miami Mount Nathan North Tamborine Palm Beach Robina Sanctuary Cove… Read more →

Kurrawa Surf Club

Kurrawa Surf Club is located on the beachfront at Broadbeach offering amazing beach and ocean views while you enjoy a range of contemporary Australian and Asian dishes from their lunch and dinner menu. There is also a buffet breakfast on weekends.   They also have a bar, cafe, and gaming area.   Kurrawa Surf Club Location Map More Food & Drink… Read more →

Nobby Beach Surf Club

Nobby Beach Surf Club offers an amazing beachfront location offer panoramic views of the beach and ocean. While taking in the views you can enjoy lunch and dinner with breakfast also offered on Sundays. They also have a gaming lounge and occasional live music events.     Nobby Beach Surf Club Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh… Read more →

North Burleigh Surf Club

The North Burleigh Surf Club offers a restaurant, gaming area, and bar. Offering spectacular coastal views it is open for brunch from10am til 11.30am Mon-Fri and Breakfast on Sat & Sun from 7am til 10.30am. Lunch is available daily from Noon til 3pm and dinner from 5.30pm.     The North Burleigh Surf Club Location Map More Food & Drink by location Broadbeach Burleigh Burleigh… Read more →

Currumbin Beach Vikings SLSC

Currumbin Beach Vikings SLSC has a very unique location located on what’s known as Elephant Rock which protrudes out from the coastline and gives the surf club outstandingly scenic views and unmatched atmosphere. The surf club offers a restaurant that’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with a gaming lounge and a bar that features live music on Saturdays and… Read more →