Our Fave Spaces To Sip, Stay & Play In 2018
2018. It was the year of the Commonwealth Games, of going new places and trying all of the new places popping up on every corner. With so much to do, so much to see and so much to eat we were never short of things to do, so we thought we'd compile a list of all of our favourites from 2018. Whether it was watching a show, enjoying art or sipping champagne, we had a fabulous time last year!
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!
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!
Sing, Sip & Shop!
We know exactly where we're going this weekend - I'll give you a hint, it involves Rosé and Gin! Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery is opening their doors for exclusive Distillery Tours every weekend this year, and Cabana Bar & Lounge is kicking off Summer with a Frosé that's totally to die for, meaning your weekend plans are basically sorted! Need to get your Christmas shopping done first? The Village Markets in Burleigh Heads have that covered too... So kick back, relax and enjoy!
All The Best Spots To Sip Champagne This Summer
Ah, Summer. How we love you. You're the season of warm days, beautiful nights, and sipping champagne with friends as we watch the sunset. There's no better way to celebrate a weekend (or just about any event) than with a glass of bubbles or two with your closest friends, and it's even better when it's served to you on a rooftop bar or in a space with Ocean views. So next time you want to pop open a bottle of bubbles, why not head on down to one of these restaurants or rooftop bars to celebrate the finest things in life? Sante...
Pets, Parties & Paradise!
Grab your gal pals - It's party time! There's nothing better than finishing off the working week with drinking, dancing and plenty of good times, and we know just the place to go. The only question is - Do you prefer Latin Dancing or fire juggling?
German, Gourmet & Gold Coast Fashion Week!
October is one of our favourite months of the year. Not only is it warm enough to go outside again, but every other restaurant is gearing up for Halloween and Oktoberfest! Beer and Bratwurst are around every corner, while the more fashion-forward of us are hitting the shops to check out all of the newest trends for the Melbourne Cup and Gold Coast Fashion Week! Of course, shopping is hard (and hungry) work - So why not hit up Crafted Festival next weekend before you go?
7 Sweet Spots to Sip This Spring
Ah, Summer. The days of swimming, sun bathing and sipping cocktails as we watch the sunset. The Coast is full of places to sip and stay, and with plenty of talented bar-tenders around there's no shortage of cool and creative cocktails to sip on your Sunday off. Head to your local restaurant, or find the nearest rooftop bar to sit and watch the sunset from. Cocktails in the warm Spring sun? Um, yes please.
Clubs, Carnivals & Craft Beer!
Can you smell the food trucks yet? We certainly can... Because the Broadwater Parklands will be full of them next weekend! If you're a fan of food you'll want to make your way down to Southport, but if you're a fan of booze you'll want to keep your eye on Kurrawa Park, because there's a Crafted Beer Festival going on down there soon too! Pick between Burgers, Bao, BBQ meats and Booze with two fabulous weekends of feasting, then make your way down to Surfers for the biggest 80's Club Reunion on the Coast, hitting off in neon style!
Pooches, Performances & Parties!
Well, we've done it. We've survived Winter! The cold is officially over, which means we can throw off our comfy blankets and re-emerge into the world ready whatever the Coast has in store. Celebrate (almost) the end of the working week at The Island and Longboards, or treat yourself to a cheeky session with Infamous The Show. Sanctuary Cove is also hosting their annual Paws and Pizzazz event this weekend, so if you're looking to cuddle some cute creatures this weekend, we know exactly where to find them...
Savour This Seasons Finest Drops At Sanctuary Cove
Winter is coming and with it, returns the Gold Coast’s sip-tastic Winter Wine Festival at Sanctuary Cove! Kicking off at 11am on Saturday July 28th and running right throughout the weekend, foodies and wine lovers alike are invited to indulge in the finer things in life, sampling a special selection of the latest release wines from Australia and around the world!
A Girls Guide to the Best Jugs on the GC
With craft beer on the rise, including fresh and fruity varieties, a growing number of chicks are hopping over to chilled bottles and frothy pints. Beer culture is often reserved for the boys, so we receive a lot of recommendations based on maltiness and manliness. Whether you’re craft beer obsessed or picking up a schooner for the first time, here’s the hottest hops for chicks on the coast.
We all need a bit of R&R sometimes, and the Coast is serving up the goods. Get your hair done at Minogue Salon, go out for cocktails with friends and experience something different at the new and improved Home of The Arts. This weekend, treat yo'self! Go on - You deserve it.
Drinks, Dining, Dinosaurs!
Christmas is here! For most of us, the next week is going to involve far too much food, far too much alcohol, and far too much festive fun! This week is all about spending time with friends and family, and whether that means staying in or eating out, there's plenty to do and see. For the adults, there's plenty of food and wine ready for the tasting, but if you're still looking for the perfect Christmas gift, why not book tickets to Erth's Dinosaur Zoo?
Ten Best Burgers On The Coast
The Gold Coast's range of Burger Restaurants is almost endless, and there's no wonder why - We can't get enough! Stuffed with beef, bacon, onion rings and even donuts, the Coast is full of greasy goodness perfect for filling even the strangest of cravings. But with every good burger, there's a bad one, and not everybody has the time or money to sample every Burger from Coomera to Coolangatta (even though we all want to). So we've done it for you, and made a list of the ten best Gold Coast Eateries truly worthy of the name Burger Bar.