Dining

The Gold Coast boasts a broad range of enticing restaurants featuring cuisine from around the world. View some of the delicious options available.

Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill – Gold Coast

Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Broadbeach, overlooking Victoria Park, and opposite Gold Coast Sofitel Hotel, Jupiters Casino and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill Gold Coast is a multi award winning, undoubtedly the Gold Coast’s Best Steak Restaurant and one of Queensland’s premier restaurant venues.

Cuisine: Steakhouse
Address: Broadbeach on the Park, 2685 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 280m (4 minute walk)
Website: moomoorestaurant.com
Phone: +61 7 5539 9952

Cucina Vivo (Jupiters Hotel)

Inspired by the cliff-top restaurants of the Amalfi Coast, Cucina Vivo features an outdoor terrace overlooking the newly-renovated pool and is Jupiters’ first outdoor dining venue. Blurring the lines between the inside and the out, it creates the perfect venue for groups to come together over food and wine while enjoying the beautiful Gold Coast weather.

Cuisine: Italian
Address: Lobby Level, Jupiters Hotel and Casino, Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 350m (5 minute walk)
Website: jupitersgoldcoast.com.au/dining/Pages/Cucina-Vivo
Phone: 1800 074 344

Zen

Anyone who has been to Zen can attest that not all Chinese food is created equal. About as far from the local takeaway as you can get, Zen serves culinary masterpieces of authentic Chinese cuisine using only the finest Cantonese, Szechuan and Peking flavours, making it a dining experience to be savoured.

Cuisine: Chinese
Address: Casino Level (Ground Floor), Jupiters Hotel and Casino, Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 350m (5 minute walk)
Website: jupitersgoldcoast.com.au/dining/zen
Phone: +61 7 5592 8181

Rock Salt Modern Dining

Rocksalt Modern Dining is a contemporary restaurant at Broadbeach. Its decor and plate presentation is upmarket but its atmosphere is relaxed. The menu at Rocksalt has a strong focus on locally caught seafood, with meat and poultry alternatives for those so inclined. If you have the time, indulge in the five or eight course degustation menu.

Cuisine: Degustation, Modern Australian, Seafood
Address: Shop 12, The Aria Building, 15 Albert Avenue, Shop 12 Aria Building, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 450m (6 minute walk)
Website: rocksaltmoderndining.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5570 6076

Social Eating House + Bar

Social is just as the name describes, a place to bring clients, family, friends or someone special to enjoy shared plates from oysters to bar snacks, small plates and large plates. Large groups are also welcome. Social boasts a unique glass charcuterie cabinet which is not just a feature in the restaurant but also home to beautiful cured meats from Italy, Spain and Australia.

Cuisine: Modern Australian
Address: Shop 137-138 / 3 Oracle Boulevard, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 700m (9 minute walk)
Website: socialeatinghouse.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5504 5210

Saffron Indian Gourmet

When looking for Indian restaurants Gold Coast wide, look no further than Saffron Indian Restaurant in Broadbeach. Our Children friendly dining experience will make any occasion a fun and memorable one. Our Gold Coast restaurant provides nothing but a high quality Indian experience, from the Indian cuisine, to our vibrant atmosphere.

Cuisine: Indian
Address: Sierra Grande Building, Cnr Margaret St & Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4211
Distance from GCCEC: 850m (10 minute walk)
Website: saffrongc.com
Phone: +61 7 5538 9291

Salt Grill by Luke Mangan (Hilton)

Embracing all the energy and vibrancy of Surfers Paradise, the Salt Grill’s 157-seat dining room, created by Landini Associates, features large, dramatic circular windows which overlook the buzz of Orchid Avenue, along with all the excitement and theatre of an open kitchen. With its contemporary interiors and welcoming ambience, Salt Grill is the perfect setting to share Luke’s talent with Queensland.

Cuisine: Modern Australian
Address: 6 Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 3.5km (9 minutes by car)
Website: hiltonsurfersparadise.com.au/restaurant-salt-grill
Phone: +61 7 5680 8100

Etsu Izakaya

Etsu Izakaya is a traditional Japanese izakaya style dining. Dishes are designed to be shared and served steadily during the course of the evening. Order again and again, share with your friends or come by yourself and sit at the bar.

Cuisine: Japanese
Address: 2440 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 3.9km (8 minutes by car)
Website: etsu.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5526 0944

Misono Japanese Steakhouse

The largest teppanyaki restaurant in the country is right here on the Gold Coast. Located at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Misono Japanese Steakhouse will thrill diners with its innovative, authentic cuisine and vibrant atmosphere.

Cuisine: Teppanyaki
Address: Level 3, 158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 4.3km (10 minutes by car)
Website: marriott.com.au/misono
Phone: +61 7 5592 9770

Hellenika

Traditional Greek sharing plates in an exposed brick dining room with a bar serving eclectic wines. Simple authentic home-style food, designed to be placed in the middle of the table to share. An overnight success story, Hellenika is an authentic Greek eating and meeting place with true Greek flavours and wines. Traditional favourites include Hellenika’s signature five hour slow-baked junee lamb shoulder, taramosalata (white roe dip), saganaki (grilled sheep milk cheese) and htapodi (giant octopus char grilled).

Cuisine: Greek
Address: 2235 Gold Coast Highway, Nobby Beach QLD 4218
Distance from GCCEC: 4.7km (10 minutes by car)
Website: hellenika.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5572 8009

Seaduction Restaurant + Bar

Creative Modern Australian fine dining with tasting menus, a chic interior and sweeping ocean views. The menus change regularly according to the best and freshest available produce that Chef Steve Szabo is able to source from niche providores around the country. All dishes feature technically brilliant combinations of taste and texture, with innovative touches of “molecular gastronomy”—a dab of foam, a wisp of powder or cubes of gel. As you would expect from our Gold Coast location, fresh produce features prominently on the menu.

Cuisine: Modern Australian
Address: 2, 8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 4.7km (12 minutes by car)
Website: seaduction.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5635 5728

Fellini Restaurant

Internationally acclaimed Ristorante Fellini has won more than 100 industry accolades since its conception at Marina Mirage 18 years ago. With sweeping views across the Broadwater from its location on the upper level of Marina Mirage, Carlo Percuoco, sister Anna Cacace, chef Richard Burt and partner Raffaele Di Benedetto continue to serve the finest in Italian cuisine.

Cuisine: Italian
Address: Level One, Marina Mirage, 74 SeaWorld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 7.3km (15 minutes by car)
Website: fellini.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5531 0300

Glass Dining and Lounge Bar

Contemporary waterside restaurant/bar for laid-back lunches or evening meals in classy surrounds. Glass Dining and Lounge Bar captures elegant dining with cutting edge design and breathtaking views to provide a relaxed ambience which represents the Gold Coast lifestyle. The menu, produced by Head Chef David Pommier, is delightful using only the best quality produce, meats and fresh local seafood. Enjoy a candle lit dinner surrounded by ambient music and service with exceptional standards or a lazy lunch with your favourite cocktail, watching the sun setting over the marina.

Cuisine: Fine dining
Address: Marina Mirage, 27/74 SeaWorld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 7.4km (15 minutes by car)
Website: glassrestaurant.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5527 1009

Omeros Brothers Seafood Restaurant

Elegant, airy waterfront dining featuring à la carte and set seafood menus plus select wines. Omeros Brothers Seafood Restaurant (Omeras Bros) is a multi-award winning seafood restaurant which combines an enviable mix of simple dining in a casual, laid-back setting. Sitting on Marina Mirage’s boardwalk, come and enjoy the Gold Coast’s most iconic seafood restaurant, which not only offers stunning food but also waterfront dining at its best.

Cuisine: Seafood
Address: Marina Mirage, 55/74 SeaWorld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 7.4km (15 minutes by car)
Website: omerosbros.com
Phone: +61 7 5591 7222

Vanitas

Vanitas offers an exceptional culinary experience perfectly situated in an elegant dining room with sparkling lagoon views and an exquisite 13-metre canvas painting presenting the life of Gianni Versace. Enjoy a beautifully crafted signature degustation dining experience with matching wines, guaranteed to take your taste-buds on an unforgettable culinary journey. Vanitas was awarded ‘Most fashionable Restaurant Around the World’ by Harpers Bazaar and One Hat in the
2015 Brisbane Good Food Awards.

Cuisine: Fine dining
Address: 94 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 7.4km (15 minute drive)
Website: palazzoversace.com.au/vanitas
Phone: +61 7 5509 8000

Vie Bar + Restaurant

Set amongst a beautifully appointed, contemporary alfresco setting with views across the glistening Gold Coast Broadwater and Palazzo Versace Marina, Vie Bar + Restaurant is a stylish establishment specialising in modern cuisine, using the freshest local produce. Relax in ultra chic surrounds with a delicious cocktail and enjoy the fresh sea breeze whilst selecting a dish from the progressive menu prepared by Chef De Cuisine, David Pommier.

Cuisine: Modern Australian
Address: 94 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach QLD 4217
Distance from GCCEC: 7.4km (15 minute drive)
Website: palazzoversace.com.au/vie-restaurant
Phone: +61 7 5509 8000

The Fish House

An upscale beachfront restaurant for southern European seafood dishes and fine wines. The Fish House is a speciality fish and seafood restaurant offering an ambient coastal setting in Burleigh Heads. The Fish House menu and wine selection is inspired by Southern Europe.

Cuisine: European Seafood
Address: 50 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Distance from GCCEC: 8.7km (20 minutes by car)
Website: thefishhouse.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5535 7725

Oskars on Burleigh

Spacious glass-walled venue with white tablecloths and elegant decks for Modern Australian cuisine. With sensational views, first class service and cuisine, you can feel confident that your choice of venue will be applauded.

Cuisine: Modern Australian
Address: 43 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Distance from GCCEC: 8.7km (20 minutes by car)
Website: oskars.com.au
Phone: +61 7 5576 3722