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Written by Cassandra Thomson - 21 January 2024

Immerse Yourself in These Wonderful Gold Coast Venues by the Water

Dive into the coastal charm of this Australian heaven with our list of the best venues for beachside views Gold Cast has to offer. From stunning views to delectable cuisine, these spots offer the perfect blend of sun, sand, and relaxation. Whether you're a local looking for a new favourite or a visitor seeking seaside bliss, these venues promise an unforgettable experience by the ocean.

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1. Exclusive Hire, Las Palmas

Palm Beach

Perched along the picturesque Palm Beach, Las Palmas Bar & Restaurant is a culinary voyage through Latin America's diverse flavours. Influences from Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba weave through a menu designed for shared enjoyment with loved ones. This beachside venue not only boasts an innovative cocktail menu but also prioritises customer satisfaction. With its open and airy ambiance overlooking Palm Beach, this function venue provides an ideal spot for you and 150 other guests to unwind and relish life's simple joys amidst exquisite cuisine and coastal beauty.

2. Sandbar Cafe, Sandbar Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise

Experience beachside perfection at Sandbar Café in Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. This coastal gem offers an unrivalled blend of sun, sand, and sophistication with its prime location and stunning views. Whether you're a local seeking tranquillity or a visitor embracing the Gold Coast charm, this function venue promises an unforgettable beachside setting, accommodating up to 60 attendees. Enjoy the rhythmic sounds of the waves, indulge in delectable cuisine, and relish the coastal chic ambiance that sets Sandbar Café apart as a favourite beachside venue in the region.

3. The Balcony, Hurricane's Bar and Grill

Surfers Paradise

Boasting a prime location along the picturesque shoreline, this beachside venue offers an unparalleled experience for those seeking a sun-soaked superb dining experience. The Balcony invites up to 40 guests to indulge in a unique and memorable beachside atmosphere, where the refreshing ocean breeze complements the delectable menu. With its modern yet relaxed ambiance, this function venue stands out as one of the best beachside destinations on the Gold Coast, making it an ideal choice for those looking to savour exquisite cuisine while soaking in the breathtaking coastal views.

4. Rooftop Beach Bar, Coast Beach Bar & Kitchen

Surfers Paradise

With its awe-inspiring panoramas of the Pacific Ocean, the rooftop terrace stands out as a versatile beachside venue in the heart of the Gold Coast. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering for 10 or a lively celebration for up to 120 guests, this beachside gem provides the ideal backdrop for various occasions. From casual get-togethers to pre-dinner cocktails and larger festive parties, the function venue offers a tailored experience with multiple areas available for reservation. Its adaptability ensures a memorable night for all patrons.

5. The Beer Garden, The Miami


Formerly known as Miami Tavern, The Miami has been a go-to destination for food and fun since 1925. Situated along the North Burleigh coastline, this iconic beachside venue offers versatile event spaces for everything from boardroom meetings to weddings and birthdays. The highlight is the Beer Garden, a semi-private area with ocean views, full bar access, and the capacity to host up to 100 standing guests. With its ideal location and revamped facilities, this function venue remains a timeless choice for any social occasion, continuing its century-long tradition of providing good times against the stunning backdrop of the Burleigh coastline.

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