Cafes, Creations & Comedy Fests!
Can you believe it - We're halfway through February already! The New Year excitement has worn off, Valentine's Day has passed and we've settled into the day-to-day activities of life. Sometimes it can be hard to make it past Wednesday without a cocktail or two (or three), but don't worry - With a little help from a new Coomera cafe, a Comedy Festival and some seriously creative art, your week will be a whole lot more interesting in no time! Grab your gal pals, we're going out!
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!
Sips, Shopping & Secrets!
We've got some secrets to tell you this week... And I can guarantee you'll love them. From hidden spaces to secret shops we've got the scoop on all of the best things coming to the Gold Coast - And we can't wait to spill the beans on everything!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Beauty, Booze & Brunch!
What's better than a weekend of boozy brunches and beauty tips? Well - nothing, really. This sunny weather is perfect for a weekday brunch with the gals at the freshly opened Esco in Sanctuary Cove, but if you're more of a night owl and need to forget about your working week NightQuarter's Cocktail Festival is the place to go! And if you're looking to refresh your make-up and beauty in time for Summer? Look no further than the women's Beauty and Lifestyle Expo!
Ten Totally Instagrammable Acai Bowls You Have To Try This Summer
Acai - We can't get enough of it. Often covered in fruit and flowers and served in coconut shells, we're certainly spoiled for choice when it comes to places to pick up the perfect Acai Bowl. With Summer rolling around already Acai Bowls are looking a whole lot more appealing, so we figured we'd make a list of some of the best one's out there to brighten up your Insta-feed this Summer - And just to sweeten the deal, they even taste amazing too! #TotallyInstaworthy
Champagne, Sens Coffee & Secret Dinners!
Sometimes all you need to do in life is treat yo'self. Whether that's a pamper day, a brunch date with your gal pals or a night indulging in bubbles, we could all use a little TLC sometimes. If you're well over-due for a gals brunch, the new Sens Coffee Co in Broadbeach has your caffeine needs covered - But if you're after an evening out (and you can afford to splash out a bit), why not check out Byron's Champagne Dinner or the ever-mysterious Diner en Blanc?
Food, Festivities & Finn Poke!
Can't wait for the weekend? Neither can we. There's nothing better than cracking open a bottle of your finest vino to celebrate Saturday, and that's exactly what Sanctuary Cove is doing, celebration the finer things in life this weekend with their Winter Wine Festival! Celebrate all the finest drops with your friends, or head to the beach and stop by Finn Poke's hot new Burleigh restaurant. Can you hear the weekend calling? We sure can...
Food, Fun & Theatre!
I hate to break it to you, but it's already July! We've had six months of food, culture, events and fun, but it's not over yet. There's new Mexican restaurants, exciting new live shows and even Christmas in July! Grab your friends and your jacket and slide down the rabbit hole... You never know what you'll discover!
8 New Winter Menu's To Wrap Your Mitts Around
Let's be honest with each other. Sure, we all love our Acai Bowls and Avo on Toast in the Summer, but isn't it high time we pulled out the stretchy pants and piled on the pancakes? There's nothing better than a cup of coffee and a hot breakfast in Winter, and with the weather turning cold all of our favourite restaurants and cafe's are pulling out the pans and frying up some hot, tasty goodness for us to wrap our frozen fingers around. Now we have to go and taste it all!
Serums, Sweets & Sounds
What do sweets, singing and skin care all have in common? We love all three! Oh My, Waffle has come out with an exclusive new Hot Chocolate this week to ward of the winter weather, and Home of the Arts is treating us to the sweet sounds of Belladiva with an exclusive one-day Opera concert! Don't feel like heading out? Treat yo'self to a pamper day at home!