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.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

This festive twilight market takes place throughout the beautiful South Bank Parklands
Celebrate the festive season with family and friends at the City of Logan Christmas Carols
The summer night sky above South Bank will light up this festive season
Ring in the new year at Brisbane's most glamorous New Year's Eve party
The school-holiday mecca for fantastic, imaginative fun for kids and families
Welcome the New Year in style at Brisbane’s glamorous riverside botanical bar
Join the Queensland Pops Orchestra for a spectacular night of entertainment with two New Year's Eve Gala Concerts
The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway are returning with a mind-blowing spectacular new show
First of a series of fun and exciting free, ticketed performances in the school holidays