Food & Drink

Where To Find The Best Sunday Sessions On The Gold Coast

By Kristy Lastelle
5th Oct 2018

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If there’s one thing we’re passionate about at The Urban List, it’s helping you make the most of your weekend and the best way to do that is to plan an epic Sunday session. Sunshine, crispy cool ciders and canapes. What Sunday blues?

Here are all the best spots for an epic Sunday session on the Gold Coast.

North Burleigh Surf Club


The most memorable Sunday sessions happen after a morning spent at the beach. Once you’ve finished swimming in pristine waters, walk up North Burleigh’s soft white sand to the Surf Club. They have a rotating roster of local musicians playing every Sunday from 2pm till 5pm.

The Loose Moose


If you haven’t heard Unison play live yet, make it happen. This 3-piece band will bypass your ears and sing straight into your soul. On Sundays, they play at The Loose Moose with Taisha Tari. Grab your crew, some drinks and finish your weekend off right. 

Justin Lane Rooftop


It’s a well-known fact that drinks taste better when consumed on a rooftop. Justin Lane is the perfect spot for one last sesh to round out your weekend. There’s no better place to be on a sun-drenched afternoon than beautiful Burleigh. It opens at 12pm on a Sunday, with a DJ on the decks from 1pm.

The Island

Surfers Paradise

Now that the weather is well and truly warm, The Island throws rooftop Sunday sessions in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Grab a seat, a bucket of Coronas and soak up live music from 42 Band by the Hanlon Brothers. 

Aloha Bar & Dining


Throw on your best party shirt and head to Aloha for a tropical sesh. They have $1 oysters from 5pm until sold out, happy hour between 5pm till 7pm and a DJ from 8.30pm. And if that’s not enough, their pineapple cocktails boast adorable umbrellas. 

Glass Dining & Lounge Bar

Main Beach

Dust off your white linen and head to Glass, right on the sparkling waterfront at Marina Mirage. You’ll be serenaded by Yasmina Despot’s sweet vocal chords while the sun sets behind spectacular superyachts.

The Collective

Palm Beach

The more the merrier at a Sunday sesh. If you manage to scrape together a group of friends, head to The Collective where you can choose from five different kitchens, so everyone’s cravings are covered. They have a DJ spinning vibes between 3pm till 6pm and plenty of drink specials to excite your stingy friend. 

Nineteen At The Star


Gold Coast DJ & producer James Canning spins a fun set featuring a saxophonist and vocalist. Grab a daybed by the pool and soak in the last of the weekend sun with a cocktail in hand. Nineteen has a relaxed dress code on Sundays and opens from 4pm.

Nobby’s Beach Bar Crawl

If you’re indecisive, simply head to Nobby’s Beach! It’s absolutely buzzing on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Enjoy a rooftop tipple at Hellenika, a craft beer at Bine, a cocktail at The Cambus Wallace, tapas at The Arc or margaritas at MexiCali

Aviary Rooftop Bar


The Aviary hosts a Sunday soiree from 12pm every week. Listen to live acoustic while enjoying sweeping views of the skyline and inhaling a woodfired pizza. If you’re trying to keep it clean(ish), opt for one of their healthier cocktails made with kombucha.

Want to work off those cocktails? Try our round up of the best running tracks on the Gold Coast

Image Credit: Hayley Williamson for The Urban List 

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