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Soak up great vibes and even better breakfast at Mylk Well in Palm Beach
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Soak up great vibes and even better breakfast at Mylk Well in Palm Beach

Promising the unbeatable combination of good people, great vibes and even better breakfast, it's no surprise that Palm Beach locals have been quick to embrace Mylk Well, the light and bright new cafe that's taken over the space formerly home to the long-standing Hachi Japanese Restaurant. The Gold Coast Highway-fronting caffeination station opened its doors late last year with the goal to fill a gap in the suburb's offering for a top-notch morning meal. Here's what awaits you at Mylk Well ... more

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Embrace the sunny side of life at Coolangatta's brand-new Mediterranean eatery, Kefi Cafe
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Embrace the sunny side of life at Coolangatta’s brand-new Mediterranean eatery, Kefi Cafe

Over the summer break (if we can even call it that), the Gold Coast welcomed an array of new spots to add to your must-hit list. One such newcomer is Kefi Cafe, on the corner of Griffith and McDonald Street (under Reflections Tower two). The beautiful new tangerine-hued Mediterranean-inspired eatery is founded on the principle of serving soul-nourishing food made with love. If you could do with a little health after the holidays, here's everything you need to know ... more

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Sip, snack and soak up serene surrounds on this Scenic Rim pub trail
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Sip, snack and soak up serene surrounds on this Scenic Rim pub trail

Just an hour's drive from Brisbane and one hour inland from the Gold Coast is where you'll find a picturesque paradise bursting with local flavours, friendly farms, wineries, breweries, pubs and more. Bordered by the Great Dividing Range and World Heritage-listed National Parks, the Scenic Rim – as its name suggests – is one of the most scenic places in Queensland (in our humble opinion), and there's no better way to soak up its serene surrounds then by sipping and snacking the day away at one of its top-notch taverns. If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle, give this Scenic Rim pub trail a go – trust us, it won't disappoint. more

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Ditch the instant granules – here's where to get (real) coffee on Christmas Day
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Ditch the instant granules – here’s where to get (real) coffee on Christmas Day

There is so much hype leading up to Christmas and we often forget one of the most vital things – where the heck do you get coffee on Christmas morning? Luckily there are a handful of amazing local cafes that are swinging open the doors so we can all get caffeinated for the big day of festivities! Put down the tin of International Roast, here are some spots open for (real) coffee on Christmas Day. Oh, and a big shout out to the talented baristas and hospo mates working on Christmas – you guys rock! more

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The round-up: what's open on New Year's Day on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: what’s open on New Year’s Day on the Gold Coast

Well, friends, we made it! 2023 has been one heck of a ride so that's a pretty damn good reason to pop bottles this New Year's Eve. Whether you’re keen to get a cracking start on those 'clean eating' New Year's resolutions with a smoothie and a nourish bowl, keep the party going or feed your hangover with extra serves of bacon, here are some of the places that are open on New Year's Day across the Gold Coast. more


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The year in review: fifteen of the Gold Coast's best restaurant openings of 2023
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The year in review: fifteen of the Gold Coast’s best restaurant openings of 2023

It feels like an understatement to say it's been a gargantuan year on the foodie front. It seemed like everywhere we looked there were venues popping up like mushrooms after a storm. From new neighbourhood nosheries to massive multi-million-dollar showstoppers, the Gold Coast has seen it all. Before we turn the page on the year and roll merrily into the holidays, we thought we'd take a quick trip down memory lane and revisit some of the year's best new restaurant openings in 2023.  more

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Zephyr Tapas & Bar debuts a Moroccan-inspired look and tasty new tapas menu
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Zephyr Tapas & Bar debuts a Moroccan-inspired look and tasty new tapas menu

Nobby Beach has been quite the hive of activity of late. The latest to steal the spotlight is Zephyr Tapas & Bar, on the corner of Lavarack Road and the Gold Coast Highway. The venue has unveiled an eye-catching Moroccan-inspired renovation that has imbued the establishment with Mediterranean charm and sophistication. The glow-up also extends to the menu and cocktail list. Read on for all of the delicious details ... more

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The round-up: soak up the sun at the best rooftop bars on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: soak up the sun at the best rooftop bars on the Gold Coast

When it comes to savouring a delicious cold drink, the atmosphere can make or break your experience – and the cool breezes and sun-kissed vibes of rooftop bars can’t be beaten. These clever spots have tapped into the fact that the coast’s weather is poppin’ practically all year, utilising stunning outdoor spaces (and views) to make your drinking experience that much better. Pop on that SPF, bust out your breeziest linen ensemble and soak up this list of the best rooftop bars on the Gold Coast. more

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The year in review: a baker's dozen of the Gold Coast's best cafe openings of 2023
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The year in review: a baker’s dozen of the Gold Coast’s best cafe openings of 2023

As we hurtle towards the final weeks of 2023 and the out-of-offices begin to flood in, we wanted to take a minute to reflect on the year that was. 2023 brought some seriously drool-inducing bakeries, sandwich slingers and boutique coffee spots aplenty. We’ve collated a list of what we think are some of the year’s best new cafe openings, from the extraordinary to the neighbourhood nooks. In no particular order, here are our picks … more

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Stock up on your Christmas Day essentials at these Gold Coast farmers markets
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Stock up on your Christmas Day essentials at these Gold Coast farmers markets

Christmas Day menu all sorted? Go you! Now it's time to grab the ingredients. Whether it's summer mangoes for your famous pavlova, cherries to top your trifle or locally made cheeses for your charcuterie spread, you'll find a kaleidoscope of fresh produce ready to go at these Gold Coast farmers markets, which are all open the weekend before Christmas – from Thursday December 21 to Sunday December 24. more

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From pop-up to patty-smashing powerhouse – Broken Hearts Burger Club opens on the Gold Coast
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From pop-up to patty-smashing powerhouse – Broken Hearts Burger Club opens on the Gold Coast

Talk to anyone clued in on Brisbane’s foodie scene about where to get the city’s best burger and one name will pop up with regularity – Broken Hearts Burger Club. While the prevailing trend in the burger biz is to go bigger, taller and more elaborate, Broken Hearts Burger Club goes the other way, adopting an old-school approach to the humble smash burger. It's about as simple and tasty as a burger can be – meat, cheese, pickles, sauce and bun. The cult burger smasher has opened their very first Gold Coast location at Miami One Shopping Centre and we took a look inside ... more

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The duo behind Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill has opened a $3-million two-storey seafood restaurant, Blowfish Ocean Grill + Bar
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The duo behind Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill has opened a $3-million two-storey seafood restaurant, Blowfish Ocean Grill + Bar

Having reached the pinnacle of protein with steak-centric destination Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill, esteemed restaurateurs Steven and Autumn Adams have turned their attention to seafood for their third hospitality venture, Blowfish Ocean Grill + Bar. The venue, located at 2 Oracle Boulevard, has completely transformed the space that formerly housed The Bavarian into a sophisticated, two-level seafood-focused venue. Take a peek inside ... more

Meet Billy Chow – Ally Chow's southern sibling bringing Pan-Asian delights to Kirra
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Meet Billy Chow – Ally Chow’s southern sibling bringing Pan-Asian delights to Kirra

The culinary spotlight has well and truly shone on the southern suburb of Kirra of late, welcoming a number of high-profile new openings in recent weeks. The latest to join the foodie fold is Billy Chow, a sibling spot to Nobby Beach's popular Ally Chow. The coastal-cool venue offers a sense of familiarity with Pan-Asian flavours elevated to suit the breathtaking beachfront location – take a peek inside ... more

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Pop the champagne – the incredible new Kirra Beach House officially opens this week!
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Pop the champagne – the incredible new Kirra Beach House officially opens this week!

As soon as we heard whispers of Kirra Beach House, we knew it would be something special. Four years in the making, the landmark venue boasts uninterrupted views over the famous point break and forms a key component of KTQ Group's Kirra Point Precinct, alongside the recently reopened Kirra Beach Hotel on the ground level. At long last, Kirra Beach House will open its doors this Friday December 8, just in time for peak sipping season. We were lucky enough to get a glimpse inside ahead of the venue's offical opening, here's what we saw ... more

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All-day breakfast, gourmet grocer and butcher – The Oxley opens its highly anticipated first stage
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All-day breakfast, gourmet grocer and butcher – The Oxley opens its highly anticipated first stage

Described as ‘the Gold Coast’s newest culinary and lifestyle destination’, The Oxley 1823 in Nobby Beach is undoubtedly one of the year's most anticipated new precincts, cementing the beachside suburb as a culinary hub. The first stage of the iconic development opened its doors over the weekend, delivering an epicurean experience that celebrates food, culture and community. Take a peek inside ... more