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Gold Coast Melbourne Cup Guide

Your Guide To Celebrating The Races In Style (Plus Where To Go To Boycott Them)

Gold Coast Melbourne Cup Guide

It's that time of year again... It's time for the Melbourne Cup! The race that stops the nation will be hitting our big screens in just a couple of weeks, and plenty of our favourite restaurant's, bar's and cafe's are pulling out all of the stops to make our race day celebrations truly spectacular. Whether you pull in a win or you need to drown your sorrows, we've sourced ten of the hottest spots to hit up this Melbourne Cup!

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Sippin' Our Way To Sunday

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Does the Coast ever stop pulling out ways to impress us? No, not really. We love finding new ways to break up the monotony of work, and with plenty of cafe's, restaurant's, bar's and events at every street corner, we're never short of things to do, dishes to eat and drinks to enjoy. From Halloween Parties to healthy brunch spaces, we know all of the best places to hit up this week!

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Living For The Lazy Days

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Is it Saturday yet? We're living for the crazy Friday nights, the lazy Saturday mornings and the slow Sunday afternoons, and the afternoons spent with friends and family that we'll never forget. From Saturday brunches to Sunday sessions, if it's going down, we want to be involved - So we've rounded up all the spots to go this week so you don't miss out on a thing.

Artichoke Restaurant

Indulge Your Tastebuds At This Spectacular Waterfront Space

Artichoke Restaurant

Have you ever dreamed of spending your afternoon sipping champagne by the water, indulging in mouth-watering dishes by world-class chefs? We're all about indulging in the finer things in life, and at the stunning Artichoke Restaurant, you really can.

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Boujie, Boozy & Boutique.

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We're feeling a little bit extra this week. We're dreaming of long beach days, shopping sprees and easy nights... And luckily for us the Coast is delivering all of the above. From fresh menu's to brand new boutique's, we'll help make all of your boujie (and boozy!) dreams come true...

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Spring Sips & SWELL Sculpture Fest!

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Cheers! Spring is finally here! The warm Spring days have finally arrived and we're loving having the opportunity to throw on some shorts and enjoy all of the beautiful food, fashion and entertainment that the Gold Coast has on offer. We're welcoming mouth-watering new menu's, plenty of edgy entertainment and more mid-week delights than you can get your hands on - And we can't wait to see what the rest of Spring has in store.

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Cheese, Wine & Party Time!

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Well good morning Gold Coast! The weather is warming up, Spring has finally sprung and we can't wait to get out and about and enjoy all of the fabulous things that the Coast has to offer. From Cheese Parties to Beer Festivals. there's plenty of exciting things going on this weekend... So grab some heels and come party with us!

Spoil Dad This Father's Day

7 Sweet Spots To Take Dad This Weekend

Spoil Dad This Father's Day

Don't look now - Father's Day is just a couple of days away! We love our Dad's and everything they've done for us (cheers for killing that spider), so we think it's well and truly deserved that we take some time out to celebrate them too. Whether your Dad is a casual lunch kind of guy or you want to truly treat him, we've got a couple of ideas to help you win favourite child status.

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Get Your Stretchy Pants On!

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Hey Gold Coast - Don't look now, but we've only got one week of Winter left! We've enjoyed the last three months of indulging - But who said it has to stop now? We've got plenty of delicious new eateries opening up and plenty of new menu's to keep you entertained, so why not throw on those stretchy pants one more time and head on out... You know you want to!

Prime Time Fun Time

Places to be on the GC.

Prime Time Fun Time

In need of some weekend fun or after-hours drinks? The Gold Coast is host to some swanky new places and events that might just do the trick. So, grab your mates, dates and pick the place in the land of sand, sea, sun and fun.

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Beer Gardens & Good Times

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Well hello there party people! Looking for somewhere to eat, drink and celebrate this weekend? Well luckily for you we've got all the answers. From new menu's to entirely new venues (and even a super cool festival in between), you'll find plenty of ways to spice up your week.

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Eat, Play & Par-TAY!

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Hey party people! Looking for a way to mix up your week a little bit? Well, we've got a treat for you - From fresh feasts, sizzling new shows and more cocktails than you can manage, the Coast is turning up the heat this week, and you're invited!

Pink Flamingo Takes Flight

World’s first Spiegelclub opening on the GC

Pink Flamingo Takes Flight

Drum roll please…. this intoxicating new club will be the next big thing here on the Gold Coast. Get ready for “sophisticated and sexy” stage shows and get your Leo on with an afterparty right out of the Gatsby’s. Spread your wings and take flight in the lavish plush-pink venue that is The Pink Flamingo Spielgelclub, opening Thursday August 22nd in Broadbeach.

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Gin, Glamour & GLOW 2019!

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From new menu's to neon lights, the Coast always has something going on to entertain us! Why not grab some friends, your wallet and come and live a little... You never know, you might just find somewhere new you love!

Calling All Carnivores!

Seafood, Steak & Champagne In Waterfront Style

Calling All Carnivores!

Is there anything more glamorous than an afternoon sipping champagne and indulging in Seafood and Steak while over-looking the glistening waters of the Marina? No - We didn't think so. Here at The Good Guide we're all about indulging in the finer things in life, which is why Black Angus Bar & Grill is one of our absolute favourites on the Gold Coast - And once you go there, it's pretty easy to see why!