Food & Drink

Scoop Up Your Lover, Here’s Where To Dine On The Gold Coast This Valentine’s Day

By Urban List Gold Coast
4th Feb 2021

an aerial shot of a dish garnished with roasted tomatoes

Is it getting hot in here or is that just you? This year, Valentine’s Day is turning up the heat so we’ve rounded up feasting affairs you’ll want to undress with your eyes. 

Dim the lighting, cue the Marvin Gaye and give your lover that look. Here are our top picks for the best restaurants to hit up on the Gold Coast this Valentine’s Day.

Sofia’s

Broadbeach

Broadbeach’s newest spot Sofia’s is dishing out the goods this Valentine’s Day with a luscious menu that’ll send your taste buds in a frenzy. Including a complimentary cocktail or beer on arrival, the feast includes King prawns, Wagyu strip loin, Kingfish and more. Finish the evening off with a creamy Panna Cotta for dessert and congratulations: you’ve just won Valentine’s Day. 

Cost: $110 per person
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Yamagen

Surfers Paradise

An impromptu, loved-up elopement to Japan is the kind of grand gesture that’ll flutter any heart. But a close second is blindfolding your lover and waltzing them into Yamagen—they’ll never know the difference. Including a sensory dessert and drink on arrival, you can’t go wrong with this classy joint. Yamagen has also extended their lover’s Omakase for both Saturday and Sunday night, so you can experience Valentine's Day all weekend. 

Cost: $135 per person
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Labart

Burleigh Heads

If you and your squeeze love a good foodie experience, then this one’s for you. Labart is putting on a very special set menu this Valentine’s Day, bound to give any food enthusiast serious heart eyes. Although the full menu hasn’t been announced yet, there will be seatings for both lunch and dinner and it is bound to be a delicious one, so get booking here.

BOBs Beer

Surfers Paradise

If your lover is a big fan of brews, you’ll want to head over to BOBs Beer for the brewery Valentine’s Day experience of a lifetime. The sleek and swanky brewpub is offering limited seatings in their gorgeous brewery and the opportunity to wine and dine amongst the 12 hectolitre drums that produce BOBs craft beer. You’ll be able to enjoy a three-course set menu personally curated, delivered and presented by Head Chef Norbert Szlama featuring an entre, main and dessert to complement the beer offering. Wowza.

Cost: $200 per person
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Nineteen At The Star

Broadbeach

Screw the servo flowers, you’re headed straight to the top. For a truly mesmerising Valentine’s Day on the Gold Coast, book in for a foodie affair at Nineteen at The Star. Sip Veuve Clicquot on arrival while breathing in the views of Broadbeach’s twinkling cityscape. Prawn and Oscietra caviar dance with your taste buds along with appellation oysters and a pumpkin risotto with toasted pepita and brown butter sage. Then select your main from three mouthwatering dishes like the shallot tarte tatin or the grilled patagonian toothfish. Holy yum.

Cost: $150 per person
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Miss Moneypenny’s

Broadbeach

Lights on low? Check. Crackling fireplace? Check. Mouthwatering menu and dessert? Well, throw some freaking rose petals at it and call us Cupid ‘cause that’s Valentine’s Day on the Gold Coast sorted at Miss Moneypenny’s. Experience Chef Adam Dundas-Taylor’s Signature seven-dish selection, which includes a shared showcase of Miss Moneypenny’s most popular dishes, like the seared Wagyu carpaccio or the wild coral coast barramundi. Top it all off with a decadent chocolate fudge cake and a two-hour beverage package of wine, beer, bubbles, spritzers and you’ve got yourself an unforgettable night out.

Cost: $89 per person
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Eddy + Wolff

Robina

Eddy + Wolff is a hidden gem in the Gold Coast’s dining crown. The intimate Asian bar and eatery is never short of a delicious dish and cocktail and this Valentine’s Day is no different. The perfect place to take that special someone in your life, they’re offering a six-course share menu which is sure to get those endorphins flowing.

Cost: $80 per person 
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Misono Japanese Steakhouse

Surfers Paradise

Misono is pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day with a slew of specials that will surely win your sweetheart over. There are several banquets to choose from, including a Lovers’ Banquet at $150 pp or a more pared-down version at $95 per person. There’s even a yummy vegetarian banquet for those Earth-conscious lovers. All banquets are served with miso soup, Misono salad, hibachi vegetables, prawn appetizer, hibachi chicken rice and a special dessert, so make sure to show up hungry.

Cost: From $80 to $150 per person
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The Roosevelt Lounge

Broadbeach

Slink into a private booth, wink at your cutie over Ruinart champagne and get serious 1920s Hollywood glam feels at The Roosevelt Lounge this Valentine's Day. Dripping with luxurious velvet interiors, Roosevelt has put together a share menu featuring Thai beef salad, pure Black Angus sirloin, drunken prawns and more. All finished off with a lover’s chocolate fondue, it’s the perfect end to a perfect evening.

Cost: $99 per person ($129 pp with a glass of Ruinart)
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Citrique

Surfers Paradise

Keen on seafood for Valentine’s Day (or any day, really)? Then you’ll want to hit up the iconic Citrique Restaurant at JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa this Valentine’s Day. Indulge in the ultimate seafood market experience, featuring a complimentary beverage on arrival, live entertainment and a fresh-as-hell seafood market menu.

Cost: $109 per adult, $54 per child (5-12 years)
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On the hunt for more Gold Coast Valentine's Day ideas? Some of our favourite date night spots—including Lupo, The North Room and Rosella's—are welcoming you with open arms and their beautiful a la carte menus. 

Image credit: Brooke Darling Photography for Urban List

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