It's hard to keep up with the new openings happening around the Gold Coast, and really, you don't have to. That's our job.
Whether you're looking for a classy dinner at a new spot to impress a new person in your life, or just a spot to catch up for brunch with friends, we've got you covered here with our rundown of the best new spots around the Gold Coast.
Palm Beach, QLD
You’ll smell Custard Canteen the moment you step out of your car, with baked buttery goodness now wafting on the salty sea breezes. Championing the iconic Portuguese custard tart, Custard Canteen is located at Tallebudgera Creek and is the newest project from the team who brought us Bam Bam Bakehouse and Cubby Bakehouse. Read More +
Fig + Frankie’s has stylishly converted a forgotten Broadbeach alleyway into an inviting social nook that we expect will be seriously popular under balmy, starry nights. They’ve made magic with the hole-in-the-wall bar space too, with white and terracotta washed walls, peach-hued brick, blonde wood, sophisticated pendant lights, and stools lining the bar which you’ll totally want to nab for quality banter with the bartender. Read More +
Double Barrel Kitchen & Bar has an enviable waterfront location and lounge-worthy deck chairs out front—a special setting that simply draws you in to linger. With a breakfast cocktail menu available from 10am, you can order an espresso martini, bloody mary or a mandarin mimosa with your Canadian-style protein pancakes and no one will bat an eye. Read More +
Burleigh Heads, QLD
Stepping into Next Door’s alfresco cafe will set your heart aflutter with its crisp decor, understated styling and breezy Mediterranean vibes. From the inviting blue and white striped seating, designer rattan loungers, olive tree centerpiece, and freshly-planted white bougainvillea and jasmine vines that will soon creep their way around the outskirts, Next Door is laidback bohemian luxury. Read More +
Located under the five-star Avani Apartments in Broadbeach, Fat Freddy’s is nailing the true American sports bar style, with a coastal twist. Spiked sodas and boozy shakes like the Pablo Escobar or the Miami Vice Splice-Cream are dangerously good. Read More +