Eat, Drink & Party!
Boy, have we got a week for you! In case Valentine's Day hasn't made your week busy enough we've just discovered a whole bunch of fab new food and fun spaces that are open and ready to be explored! So grab your wallet and put on some pants (preferably the stretchy kind), because we've got some exploring to do!
11 Places To Woo Your Love This Valentine's Day
We all know the saying - The way to a person's heart is through their stomach. We like to think that Valentine's Day is all about showering your loved one with gifts and eating way too much delicious food, and with restaurants all over the Gold Coast turning up the heat for Valentine's night, there's no shortage of spaces to choose from! So, we've made it easy for you - Introducing eleven of the best places to woo your love this Valentine's Day!
Bavarian, Whip Bowls & Broadway!
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble... Boy, do we have a treat for you! The food kind, as well as a surprise! Click your heels and come with us for a magical evening in the Land of Oz, or grab your gal pals and head down to Caffe Republic for their perfect Summer cure. Need some extra cash? The Bavarian in Broadbeach has you covered too!
BBQs, Buffets & Booze!
Do we even really need an excuse to eat way too much food and crack open a cold one? Not really, but we've got one anyway - Australia Day is this weekend! A lot of us will be spending Australia Day down at the beach, but if you want to enjoy the day without having to cook, clean and organise everything (um, who wouldn't?), we've found five of the best Australia Day parties to help you party all evening long! Get hoppy!
Food That Loves You Back
Welcome to Southport. It's the home of Australia Fair, the Broadwater Parklands, and one of our all-time favourite cafe's - Caffe Republic!
Eat, Drink & Party!
Did someone say good food, craft beer and another music festival!? Whether you're a foodie, a movie buff or just here for a good time, 2019 is serving up the foods for everyone, with fresh restaurants, movies under the stars and music festivals ready to fill up our every waking moment. Grab a date for an evening at the newly re-done Oyster Bar & Grill, or grab your mates and crack open a cold one at Burleigh Brewing Co with Movies Under The Stars! Oh, and if you're a music festival kind of person, we've got the scoop on who is playing at Drop Festival in April - And it's pretty damn exciting!
19 Reasons Why We Love Cafe Nineteen
Cafe Nineteen. We love it. Situated in The Sanctuary Cove Marine Village on the northern end of the Gold Coast, it's one of the Coast's hidden gems that we absolutely adore (and you totally should too). Open from 7am to 2:30pm for breakfast, lunch and coffee, Cafe Nineteen is the perfect space to go for your coffee dates or your lunch meet-ups, with stunning scenery and delicious food that will totally make you fall in love with the space. Still need convincing? We've found 19 reasons why we love Cafe Nineteen - And you totally should too!
New Year, New Food
Welcome 2019! We're already two weeks into the New Year, and if you're anything like us, chances are you've probably already broken your New Years resolution to get fit, eat healthier and get out more. Still keeping it going? Don't worry, we've found so many delicious new dishes to eat on the Gold Coast this week that your diet isn't going to last much longer... Also, did we mention the Coast has a new buffet as well? We'll see you there!
How To Throw The Ultimate At-Home Christmas Party
Christmas parties. They can be wild, crazy, hilarious, and down right mad to organise if you don't know how to do it. There's all the decorating, the preparation, the cooking and, of course, the clean up afterwards - So if you've never hosted a big party before, it can all seem a little bit overwhelming. Whether you're a party person or you're just looking to celebrate Christmas with your nearest and dearest friends, hosting a Christmas party is an absolute must, so we've made it easy for you, with ten steps on throwing a totally unforgettable Christmas party for all of your friends!
Coffee, Cinemas & Kindness!
We hate to break it to you, but Christmas is officially one week away! If you're anything like us and you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, take a deep breath, ready your wallet and head out to the shops for some serious retail therapy. This week is sure to be pretty crazy, but if you have finished your Christmas shopping (and you've got a little change left over), why not head out to dinner at Burleigh's hottest new foodie space or grab the kids and relax with an evening of movies under the stars in Surfers Paradise? There's also a brand new coffee space opening in Marina Mirage soon - So don't worry, we've got your caffeine fix covered too! Let's go!
Sips, Seafood & Shows!
Well hello there, welcome back! Are you looking for a new place to hang out with mates, a new place to eat, or something to keep you occupied over the Christmas period? We'll we've got just the thing for you! Sip in style at the newly re-opened The Broadbeach, or grab a bib and tuck into some seafood at Marina Mirage's new Pop-Up Restaurant. Looking for an after dinner show? Head to Australian Outback Spectacular or The Star Gold Coast! Between fresh bars, pop-up restaurants and plenty of brand new shows, this week we've got it all!
Sanctuary Cove's Newest Waterfront Dining Destination
When it comes to places to eat on the Gold Coast, we're totally spoiled. No matter where you look there's a new cafe or restaurant popping up around the corner, with enough mouth-watering food and delicious coffee for us to eat somewhere different every day of the year! Making a name for itself in the northern Gold Coast due to it's mouth-watering food and waterfront views, Ioesco Restaurant in The Marine Village is one of our favourite places to go to eat - and now you can eat there breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Eat Your Heart Out In Harbourtown's New Foodie Precinct!
Move over Westfield, Robina and Pacific Fair - The Coast's hottest new foodie hub is about to open, and we can't wait to get in! On-track to open mid-December, the new Harbour Town Eating Precinct named 'Harbour Town Eats' is bringing a fresh and exciting new feel to everyone's favourite retail precinct, with plenty of exciting new cafe's and restaurants perfect for those brunch dates or evenings out with friends.
Movies, Music & Summer Menu's!
If your schedule isn't already packed with Christmas shopping, family events and work functions, you'll want to make some room for this weeks events. Seriously. With Christmas right around the corner (hello carols and Christmas decorations!), the Coast is turning it up, with plenty of super exciting events coming up to entertain everyone this school holidays! Head down to Marie Anita's and taste test their brand new Summer menu with your gal pals, or dress up and enjoy the finer things in life with the Sanctuary Cove Film Fest or HOTA's latest musical performance! There's plenty to eat and plenty to do... But what will you do first?
Movies, Markets & Masterclasses!
Haven't figured out what you're doing yet this weekend? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Get comfortable at Burleigh Brewing Co for their next evening of Movies Under The Stars - complete with popcorn and comfy chairs - Or unleash your inner chef with Masterchef favourite Georgia Barnes during a teaching session at The Kitchens Robina! Don't feel like cooking anything? Head down to Burleigh Heads for a serious night of eating at their BBQ Bazaar Night Markets!