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What’s On In The Gold Coast This Weekend, Month And Beyond

Here are the best events you don't want to miss happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. 

Food & Drink

The Feed | The Gold Coast Food & Drink News You Need To Know

The food news has been coming in thick and fast on the Gold Coast, to make sure that you're on top of all the tasty things happening…

Local Escapes

10 Of The Best Things To Do In Maleny And Montville

From walks and hikes to tasty eats and the Sunshine Coast’s most scenic mountain view, here are all the best things to do in Maleny…

Things To Do

BLEACH* Festival Has Launched A Huge 2024 Program With 110+ Performances And 8 World Premieres

The Gold Coast's signature arts and culture festival, BLEACH* Festival is back for 2024, boasting the largest program in…

Food & Drink

Where To Slurp Up The Best Ramen On The Gold Coast In 2024

Dreaming of an overseas getaway but the ol’ pockets are a little dry? Luckily the Gold Coast has some seriously slurp-worthy ramen…

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16 Of The Best Gold Coast Flower Delivery Services To Spoil Someone Special

If you’re looking to spoil your special someone or simply want to send some floral happiness to a friend, a blooming bouquet is…

Food & Drink

10 Of The Best High Teas On The Gold Coast In 2024

Whether you're treating mum or just feeling fancy, here's where to find the best high tea on the Gold Coast.

Travel

Explore Your Backyard With 8 Road Trips To Take Around Brisbane This Autumn

Brisbane is no stranger to natural splendours and picturesque country villages waiting at the end of spectacular scenic drives, but not…

Things To Do

50 Free (Or Cheap) Things To Do On The Gold Coast

We’ve foraged together 50 awesome things to do on the Gold Coast that are fun, sometimes tasty and maybe even free.

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The Best Things To Do With Mum This Mother’s Day On The Gold Coast

Get ready to earn fave child status with these 30 awesome things to do on the Gold Coast this Mother’s Day.

Food & Drink

20 Of The Best Gold Coast Restaurants For Mother’s Day Feasts

This Mother’s Day, treat your mum like the queen she is and spoil her with an indulgent lunch at one of the Gold Coast’s best…

Things To Do

Where To Find The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves Around The Gold Coast

Our perennially green city and lush native rainforests don’t see a whole lot of change come the cooler months, but for Gold Coasters…

Food & Drink

25 Of The Absolute Best Gold Coast Restaurants In 2024

There’s no denying the Gold Coast of 2024 is a foodie’s paradise. But finding the right restaurant to suit that special…

Food & Drink

8 Of The Best Cafes In Caloundra For Brunching

From hidden-gem espresso bars to memorable organic cafes, there's something to suit everyone among out list of the best breakfasts in…

Local Escapes

20 Cosy Cabins And Cottages Around The Gold Coast For A Winter Escape

Check into any one of these cute-as-a-button Gold Coast cabins and cottages, perfect for your winter escape.

Food & Drink

Wrap Two Hands Around 17 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Toasted Sandwiches

Everyone loves a good sanga, but something magical happens when you slather the outside with butter and fry that bread to golden, crisp…

Food & Drink

20 Of The Gold Coast’s Most Beautiful Long Lunch Restaurants

We are shining a light on all the top spots perfect for a long, lazy, so-good-we-could-cry weekend lunch. 

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Restaurants In Coolangatta And Surrounds In 2024

We’ve tasted our way through this seaside suburb to bring you the best restaurants in Coolangatta totally worth opening your wallet…

Food & Drink

35 Of The Best Breakfast Cafes On The Gold Coast In 2024

We’ve got you covered from north to south, with the best cafes on the Gold Coast to keep you caffeinated and re-fuelled. 

Gifts

Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Coolest Gift Delivery Services

There are a range of local gift delivery businesses that will deliver right to your door, perfect for every occasion. From flowers…

Bakeries & Delis

The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Cross Buns To Devour This Easter (2024 Edition)

In true Urban List fashion, we’ve done the hard work and hunted down the best hot cross buns on the Gold Coast. Thank us later.

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Gluten-Free Restaurants On The Gold Coast, 2024 Edition

Gone are the days of sad, boring gluten-free food. More recently, mouthwatering gluten-free dishes have rolled out in force across the Gold…

Things To Do

Lace Up And Hit The Best Bush Walks Around The Gold Coast In 2024

We’ve broken down the best bush walks on the Gold Coast, from a quick stroll to a full day in the wilderness, that’ll even make…

Things To Do

The Best Gold Coast Beaches For Sun-Soaked Days

If there's one thing Gold Coast has no shortage of, it's endless stretches of white sandy shores. Let us guide you to the best…

Food & Drink

20 Of The Best Gold Coast Cheap Eats For A Frugal Fix

Low on funds? Don’t sweat it, because we’ve done you and your back pocket a major solid, penning a list of the best cheap eats…

Food & Drink

15 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes On The Gold Coast

To ensure you and your pooch have a ball sampling the Coast's finest fare, we've put together a list of the best dog-friendly cafes…

Things To Do

The Best Gold Coast Picnic Spots To Throw A Rug Down At

While we could probably list 100 worthy spots, we’ve honed this down to six of the very best picnic spots on the Gold Coast to get you…

Local Escapes

13 Of The Best Dog Friendly Camping Spots Around The Gold Coast

Aahh, camping trips. It’s a dog’s life. Except for when you drop your pooch off at the kennel, and they give you those eyes…

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30 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In December 2023

If there was ever a time to shop local on the Gold Coast, it's now.

Things To Do

13 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Coastal Walks For Ocean Views

There’s no better time to lace up the joggers, gather your mates and explore the best Gold Coast coastal walks right here on home…

Food & Drink

The Gold Coast’s Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Right Now

Forks at the ready. Serve yourself a plate (or 20) at one of these 11 best buffets on the Gold Coast right now.

Local Escapes

The Gold Coast’s Best Glamping Spots To Kick Back Under The Stars

Equal parts glam and camping, glamping is the best of both worlds, with proximity to nature minus the sacrifice of your favourite…

Food & Drink

Where To Find The Best Northern Rivers Restaurants In 2024

Stretching from Tweed through to Kyogle, the Northern Rivers' best restaurants range from family-owned hideaways to hatted…

Things To Do

Your Guide To The Best Whale Watching Spots Around The Gold Coast

Seeing a family of whales frolic and splash in the ocean is an indescribable experience, so it's high time you make your way to one…

Food & Drink

Dive Into 12 Of The Best Seafood Restaurants On The Gold Coast

With Gold Coast having access to some of the world’s finest, freshest seafood straight from our pristine oceans, the hardest…

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Here’s What You Need To Check Out At SWELL Sculpture Festival 2023

You might have heard the news already, but the epic SWELL Sculpture Festival has already kicked things off with a bang this…

Food & Drink

Where To Treat Dad On The Gold Coast This Father’s Day

We’ve unearthed 11 of the best Dad Day specials happening across the Gold Coast this Father's Day, which are guaranteed to…

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A Gourmet Long Table Dinner Under The Stars Is Happening In Broadbeach

The ultimate Gold Coast foodie’s paradise is here and this is one night you do not want to miss!

Food & Drink

kōst Is The Sleek New Coastal Bar And Grill Venue Bringing Fire-Kissed Cuisine To Broadbeach

kōst seamlessly blends elevated bar and grill cuisine with playful cocktails, fine wine and live fuel cooking methods, to deliver a…

Health + Wellness

10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Nails Salons In 2023

There’s something about having your nails done that motivates you. 

Food & Drink

Pass The Chopsticks: The Best Korean BBQ Joints On The Gold Coast In 2023

Cheap yet delicious, there’s few things that bring us as much joy as an all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ buffet washed down with a few…

Food & Drink

Wrap Your Mitts Around 13 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Chocolates

We’ve done the hard work for you and sipped our way around to find the best hot chocolates on the Gold Coast.

Food & Drink

Tokoh Is Mermaid’s Playful New Indonesian Restaurant Where Opulence Meets Authenticity

If you haven’t heard of the name Tokoh, get used to it because you’ll soon be hearing it everywhere.

Things To Do

The Crafted Beer Festival Is Back For Two Massive Days With 400+ Brews In 2023

The beloved Crafted Beer Festival is returning to the Gold Coast over two huge days on September 9 and 10 2023.

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Robina Pav Is Renting Out Fire Pits With Marshmallow Toasting Kits And Bevvies

If you’re craving a winter escape but all the good winter cabins have booked out, then we’ve got the next best thing: fire pits…

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9 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Op Shops For Second-Hand Gold

Vintage clothes, accessories and furniture are hiding among the Coast’s best op shops, just waiting for you to waltz them into…

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Bakeries On The Gold Coast For 2023

We're bringing you the best thing since sliced bread; 13 of the best bakeries on the Gold Coast to get your next fix.

Local Escapes

Here’s How To Have A Dreamy 24-Hour European Staycay On The Gold Coast

The last year has robbed us of many things, including dreamy European vacations and it’s time to put a stop to this vacation-less…

Food & Drink

Okawari House Is Mermaid Beach’s Slick New Japanese Restaurant From The Imlach Team

If you haven’t heard the name Okawari House yet, remember it, because you’re about to be hearing a whole lot about it.

Things To Do

Hike With Alpacas And Ride Camels On The Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail

It's the perfect excuse to jump in the car, directly support the primary producers that feed us, and take in some fresh countryside air.

Things To Do

The World Famous Diner En Blanc Is Returning To The Gold Coast

It’s probably the most exclusive picnic in town, nay, the world. Le Dîner en Blanc, Paris’ cult ‘White…

Food & Drink

Get Hooked On 13 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Fish And Chips

Best consumed overlooking the beach or let’s be honest, anywhere on our beautiful Coast, we’ve rounded the best fish and chip…

Bars & Pubs

Where To Find The Best Margaritas On The Gold Coast

We've hunted down some of the best margaritas on the Gold Coast, perfectly sweet and salty to kick-start your weekend.

Food & Drink

10 Of The Best Gold Coast Beer Gardens Worth Frothing Over

Day drinking. It’s the hobby of many locals here on the Gold Coast and for good reason. The moment mates, sunshine and cold beer mix,…

Activities & Itineraries

The 2022 Geminid Meteor Shower Is Taking Over The Skies This Week

The Geminid meteor shower, one of the best and most reliable meteor showers on the celestial calendar, is set to light up the…

Food & Drink

18 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Mexican Restaurants For Margarita-Filled Feasts

When it comes to Mexican fare, Gold Coast has an insatiable appetite. Bowls of guacamole, burrito bowls, loaded nachos, plenty of queso,…

Local Escapes

7 Unique Places You Had No Idea Were In Queensland But Need To Visit

From the rustic charm of the outback to the dream-like landscape of the Whitsundays, Queensland has more than most on offer when it comes to…

Food & Drink

Inside La Luna Beach Club, Australia’s First Floating Luxury Beach Club

La Luna is Australia’s first luxury beach club and restaurant and if that wasn’t cool enough already, it’s built on…

Local Escapes

Escape To The Byron Hinterland In This Adorable Tiny Boathouse

Airbnb never ceases to amaze us with its slew of niche getaways and hyper luxury cabins, but this one’s gotta take the cake. The…

Travel

10 Of Hamilton Island’s Best Airbnbs For The Ultimate Summer Getaway

If you're keen to live your best island life, you’re going to want somewhere equally as stunning to rest your head. Unwind,…

Bars & Pubs

Surfers Paradise’s Multi-Million Dollar Waterfront Pavilion Now Has A Marina

Located just a stone’s throw from the bustling heart of Surfers on Ferny Avenue, Surfers Pavilion impeccably blends the…

Food & Drink

Wrap Two Hands Around The Gold Coast’s Best Bagels

Bagels are the doughnut of the bread world: a little ring of all that is good and pure. We've found the best bagels on the Gold Coast…

Bars & Pubs

Get Cosy At 18 Of The Best Wine Bars On The Gold Coast

Calling on all seasoned wine drinkers! You know who you are, you gotta wind down on Wednesday, you love a thirsty Thursday, Fri-yay’s…

Food & Drink

Wrap Your Chompers Around The Best Burgers On The Gold Coast

Small, XXL, super-sized, stuffed, in brioche, with bacon and extra brie…on the Gold Coast we like burgers any which way. 

Food & Drink

Where To Find 17 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Japanese Restaurants

Ramen slurping, bowl sipping and sashimi devouring—there’s something particularly magical about Japanese cuisine. Perhaps…

Food & Drink

COAST Beach Bar & Restaurant Is Surfers’ Glam New Dining Spot With Oceanfront Views

Adorning the first floor of the jaw-dropping 76-storey Ocean by Meriton in Surfers Paradise, COAST Beach Bar & Kitchen houses…

Food & Drink

Sink A Cold One At 10 Of The Best Old-School Pubs Around The Gold Coast

Classic, simple, unpretentious. Check out our round up of ten awesome old-school pubs on and around the Gold Coast.

Features

#WaitingOnZuck: Here’s Why You Won’t See Any News From Us Today

Around this time last year, The Australian Government, Department of Treasury (℅ Josh Frydenberg) introduced the News Media Bargaining…

Food & Drink

Inside Rubi Red, Award-Winning Chef Michael Lambie’s Stunning New Asian-Fusion Restaurant

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you would have heard about the opening of Rubi Red Kitchen & Bar, the eclectic Asian…

Here’s Exactly When You Should Buy A House

So you’ve all seen the news. Heard the headlines. Property is going up. Property is going way up. Property is going down. Property…

Features

Plan A Green Getaway At These Stunning Eco Escapes Around The Gold Coast

A green getaway is more than just a fun alliteration—it’s the way we should all start thinking about how we travel. We’re…

Bars & Pubs

Venture Behind The Hidden Door At This Stunning Revamped Burleigh Speakeasy

La Bella Cellar on Deodar Drive in Burleigh Heads recently got a stunning makeover and it’s been the talk of the town ever since.

Food & Drink

This Local Fine Booze Label Just Released A Ready-To-Serve Negroni With An Aussie Twist

In the not too distant past, the idea of a bottled cocktail would nary raise an eyebrow, though since the event of lockdowns and a few quick…

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A Drive-In Cinema Dedicated To Disney Is Coming To The Gold Coast

Disney’s magical collection of flicks is heading to the big screen once again, with Openair Cinemas bringing a drive-in…

Bars & Pubs

The Gold Coast’s Best Booze Delivery Services To Stock Up Your Fridge

If your bar cart is running dry in these strange self-isolation times, the Gold Coast has plenty of options to top you up.   Whether…

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A Terrifying Show In A Blacked-Out Shipping Container Is Coming To The Gold Coast

Séance, the terrifying immersive experience that takes place in a shipping container, is coming to HOTA from October 28 -…

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Dine Under The Stars At This Gourmet Stargazing Experience In Beechmont

Not much beats reclining under a twinkling night sky, peacefully soaking up all the glittery splendour of the Milky Way. What about a…

Features

Australia’s First Luxury Beachside Rooftop Precinct Just Opened In Surfers Paradise

Artesian Hospitality's mega lifestyle and entertainment rooftop precinct is opening on the Gold Coast this September.

Restaurants

Bask In The Diner Vibes At Burleigh’s New All-Day Burger Bar

Watch out Gold Coast, 'cause the humble egg has had a makeover. Forget boring poached eggs, we now want them sandwiched…

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There’s A Massive Pyjama Party Happening At Precinct This Week

Local Miami businesses are banding together this week to support an epic charity trivia night by the Pyjama Foundation, raising money for…

Features

Recipe: Gemelli Brothers’ Iconic Rigatoni Salsicce

Is there a better time to start recreating your fave Gemelli dish than while in lockdown? Nope, we don't think there is. Here's…

Bars & Pubs

Stock Up With These Gold Coast Breweries and Distilleries Open For Takeaway

The Gold Coast is buzzing with a flourishing brewery and distillery scene and lucky for us, many of them are doing takeaway drinks and booze…

Restaurants

These Gold Coast Restaurants And Cafes Are Doing Takeaway For Lockdown

Whether you’re craving eats from your local cafe or just don’t want to dive into experimental lockdown cooking again, here's…

What's On

Pink Flamingo Just Launched A Steamy New Show And It’s About To Get Hot In Here

Pink Flamingo’s inaugural show, Suavé, has captivated the hearts and eyes of thousands of Gold Coasters and now the crew…

Bars & Pubs

Rosella’s Is Ditching The Jaffles And Here’s What To Expect From Their New Menu

Rosella’s nostalgic menu has gained a cult-like following (after all, who wouldn’t want a Vegemite jaffle with their bevvie?)…

Local Escapes

Hop Aboard This Tour Bus That Blends Epic Foodie Experiences With Local Culture

Meet: Kiff & Culture. This epic new travel company is blending the best of local food and drink experiences with culture and…

Food & Drink

Load Up On The Gold Coast’s Most Drool-Worthy Chocolate Treats

Here’s the skinny on a favourite that will never get old, as we bring you seven of the Gold Coast’s best chocolate desserts.

What's On

A Huge Street Art Festival Is Happening In Miami Right Now

The first inaugural Miami Street Art Festival, SURFACE, is set to cement Miami as the local arts and creative hub of the Coast, as…

Wellness

Bliss Out At Casuarina’s Calming Seaside Health Spa

Nestled in lush seaside escape Casuarina, Kalm Springs is an indulgent seaside health spa that is all about healing, rejuvenation…

Bakeries & Delis

10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Spots For Dessert Delivery Or Takeaway

Here are 10 of the best spots to get a dessert delivery or takeaway from on the Gold Coast.