Food & Drink

Pinkies Up, Here’s Where To Find The Best Cocktails On The Gold Coast

By Erin Curtain

Attention lovers of coastal vibes and specialty cocktails: the search for Surfers' perfect cocktail spot has officially come to an end. Ms Margot’s Bar & Eats has impeccably blended all the cruisey energy of Surfers Paradise with sleek style and sophistication. Located inside The Hilton’s freshly-refurbished lobby, venture in any day of the week for their all-day lunch and dinner menu served up alongside a sea of 'gram-worthy cocktails.

Named after an iconic patron who hits up the hotel daily in her designer threads, Ms Margot is the bar equivalent of a lady of leisure. It’s chic, stylish, and sophisticated, dedicating its time to sharing good cocktails with great people. Whether you’re on the hunt for a morning coffee, leisurely lunch, or a cheeky nightcap, Ms Margot’s is all too happy to accommodate. 

Specialty Cocktails Aplenty

Did we mention that there are cocktails? Ms Margot’s won’t just be serving up the standards, because where’s the fun in that? They’ve developed a signature cocktail menu inspired by the Surfers and we’re kind of obsessed. With over a dozen mouthwatering specialty drinks and counting, you’re going to need a few sessions with your crew to taste them all. Trust us, every sip is worth it. Not a cocktail fan? Enjoy one of the many award-winning Sydney Brewery beers and ciders on tap (we recommend the Sydney Brewery tasting paddle for just $10) alongside an impressive wine list.

Stunning Coastal Interior

Ms Margots is about more than just quality eats and drinks. She encapsulates the classic coastal vibe we’re all looking for when we hit up Surfers, showcasing the bustling Orchid Avenue itself through luxurious floor to ceiling windows. The bar is simply gorgeous, boasting sleek interiors that create the perfect backdrop to your next brunch, drinks sesh, family dinner or late-night cocktails.

Mouthwatering Share Plates

The all-day, share style menu at Margot’s is designed for just that: sharing delicious eats and good vibes all day long. Graze away on antipasto, cheese boards, and share plates that put your foodie Pinterest board to shame. Keeping up with the coastal vibes there is, of course, plenty of fresh gourmet seafood to go around, from tempura bug rolls to grilled king prawns. For dessert, expect the pinnacle of indulgence like the chocolate brownie served with peach and raspberry salsa, and freeze-dried rhubarb—worthy of only true ladies and gentlemen of leisure.

Whatever your plans, Ms Margot’s is sure to please with their tantalising drinks menu, delicious share plates and glittering coastal interior. With no bookings necessary and onsite parking available in the hotel’s secure car park, pop in to live out your best lady-of-leisure life, surrounded by your people with a specialty cocktail in hand. For more information click here.

Image credit: Brooke Darling

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Hilton Surfers Paradise and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy. 

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