Noego Coffee Co is a hidden gem of a cool espresso lounge and roastery found in an industrial estate at Ormeau
(LCMP) Lovechild Market Place is south east Queensland’s first one-stop plant-based shop for vegans
Bazaar is a highlight of any visit to Surfers Paradise – a contemporary dining room inside a traditional food market, serving dishes from around the world.
Located in the base of uber hip QT Gold Coast hotel , Stingray Bar and Lounge is a retro Californian timewarp with the coolest martinis in town.
BSKT Café, tucked away next to the patrolled beachfront at Nobbys Beach, is an absolute Gold Coast gem that is perpetually packed to the rafters with locals.
Paddock Bakery is one of the Gold Coast’s quintessential must do’s – a charming weatherboard cottage with garden seating and an indoors that is part vintage café, part artisan bakery.
Moon Bar is the after dark incarnation of Harvest Café, a spiffy Brit-style bar based on the latest happening drinking holes in Bath, found tucked away down a Burleigh alleyway.
Ze Pickle is the unconventional cool kid on the Burleigh Heads block – a craft beer, cocktail and burger bar where edgy urban street meets cabin in the woods.
Cavalier Bar and Supper is a Euro style vintage bar downstairs and intimate Italian supper club upstairs in Burleigh’s gorgeous Justin Lane retro arcade.
Slick little James St bar and diner Bin 12 is a local Burleigh mecca for cocktails, wine and casual fine dining that is up there with the coast’s best.
There are artisan bakeries and then there is Burleigh Baker, an unassuming little white store on the corner of James St that is in a league of its own.
Justin Lane Pizzeria and Bar is a must visit if in Burleigh after dark – a hip bustling joint that inhabits shops, nooks and crannies within the Gold Coast’s best retro arcade.
Zullaz Bar & Eating Place is the veteran of the happening Burleigh dining scene, an ambient arcade hideaway serving up cocktails, wine and food with a Polynesian flavour.
Harvest Moon is one of Burleigh Head’s hidden gems – rustic whole food café Harvest by day and funky Brit style Moon bar by night, found tucked away in the James St Arcade.

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The soulful Songs & Times of Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come makes its Australian premiere
Spend an Evening with NIGELLA LAWSON when she comes to Brisbane direct from London's West End
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NICKELBACK are bringing their massive Feed The Machine to Brisbane this summer
British crime queen Lynda La Plante is coming to Brisbane for one night
Tom Gleeson, one of Australia’s favourite comedians is bringinn Joy to Brisbane
Single Asian Female, Michelle Law’s sassy, smash-hit comedy about family, returns to La Boite Theatre
This fascinating exhibition explores the history of the Australian South Sea Islanders
Leading Australian Baroque artist Sara Macliver joins Camerata