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Written by Cassandra Thomson - 21 January 2024

Savour the Outdoors at Our Favourite Alfresco Dining Venues in Gold Coast

The Gold Coast, with its sun-kissed beaches and laid-back vibe, is the epitome of outdoor dining bliss. Here, outdoor dining is not just a blissful experience. The outdoor venues Gold Coast charms, effortlessly combines its breathtaking natural beauty with culinary excellence to create an outdoor dining haven like no other. Prepare to embark on a gastronomic adventure where the pleasures of dining meet the coastal lifestyle.

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1. Exclusive Venue Hire, YOT Blue

Main Beach

Enjoy an exceptional outdoor dining experience on YOT Blue, the flagship vessel of Crystal Blue Yacht Charters, departing from Marina Mirage in Gold Coast. This 80-foot superyacht features three separate entertainment areas, including a fully retractable sunroof in the main salon and a well-stocked bar on the spacious back deck. With a capacity of up to 58 guests, YOT Blue is the perfect outdoor venue for a romantic sunset cruise or a lively party. The yacht is fully licensed and serves a wide selection of beverages to accompany its scrumptious catering options. Discover the breathtaking beauty of Gold Coast's waters while enjoying a delicious meal on YOT Blue.

2. Exclusive Venue Hire, Tropic Vice

Mermaid Beach

Experience the vibrant world of outdoor dining at Tropic Vice! Situated in the heart of Nobby Beach. With a Floribbean-inspired menu and a colourful array of cocktails, Tropic Vice offers a variety of spaces to suit your mood. From a central grassed area for mingling to high-side tables providing shade, and a raised deck with neon lights, there's a spot for everyone. With various spaces to choose from, such as a grassy area for mingling, high-side tables for shade, and a raised deck with neon lights, you're guaranteed to find the perfect outdoor venue spot.With a maximum capacity of 250 people, Tropic Vice is an ideal al fresco dining venue experience.

3. The Balcony, Hurricane's Grill & Bar

Surfers Paradise

Indulge in an unforgettable venture at Hurricane's Grill & Bar in Surfers Paradise. With beachfront locations in both Sydney and the Gold Coast, The Balcony is the perfect spot to host your next al fresco dining experience. Take in the breathtaking views of the ocean from the private function area, which boasts a separate bar and can comfortably accommodate up to 40 guests. Their commitment to fresh, locally sourced, and high-quality ingredients shined through juici ribs and delicious burgers. At this enchanting outdoor venue, savour the perfect fusion of delectable cuisine, exquisite wines, and breathtaking beachfront vistas at Hurricane's Grill & Bar.

4. Sandbar Lawn & Lounge, Sandbar Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise

Experience the ultimate outdoor dining adventure at Sandbar in Surfers Paradise. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the surroundings while lounging on the lawn or relaxing in the comfort of the booths and tables. Savour mouth-watering delicacies like charcuterie boards, seafood platters, and vegetarian delights, all served with exceptional efficiency by the bar staff. With a capacity to accommodate up to 80 seated and 160 cocktail-style guests, this outdoor venue is the perfect location to host an impressive event on the Gold Coast.

5. Lugano Terrace, Links Hope Island Golf Club

Hope Island

Experience the ultimate outdoor dining experience at Links Hope Island, located in the picturesque suburb of Hope Island. Lugano Terrace offers an enchanting outdoor space, perfect for your next getaway. With a seating capacity of up to 18 guests and room for 30 standing, it's the perfect outdoor venue to relax and enjoy the fresh air. Indulge in our in-house catering featuring a diverse range of culinary delights, all while taking in the breathtaking views. Experience the pinnacle of outdoor dining at Lugano Terrace.

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