If, like for so many, food plays a leading role in planning the perfect getaway - then this one's for you. Known for its incredible food and drink scene, laid-back beachside atmosphere, and vibrant nightlife, the Gold Coast is a foodie's paradise. From beachfront dining to grazing platters and late-night bars, there’s something for everyone in Queensland's best waterfront playground.

Whether you're after a romantic dinner for two, a filling family meal, or poolside cocktails and bar bites with friends, the Gold Coast never fails to deliver. And of course - no stay on the Gold Coast would be complete without trying delicious local seafood beachside. Be sure to pack your appetite when visiting us on the Gold Coast- you'll definitely need it. Bon Appétit.

Wahlburgers Surfers Paradise

If you've never visited Wahlburgers before, you're in for a real treat at Wahlburgers Surfers Paradise - an absolute must-try for any foodie visiting the Gold Coast. Sink your teeth into juicy beef patties, perfectly seasoned loaded sides and starters made for sharing. If you’re not a meat eater, the Impossible Burger brings the best of plant-based patties to the table, checking those all-important burger game boxes. A great spot to meet with friends, grab a quick bite, or enjoy a cocktail or two, Wahlburgers Surfers Paradise is one of the freshest burger joints to check out on the Gold Coast.

Wahlburgers Gold Coast Restaraunts

Uncle Su

If you’re looking for a Gold Coast restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere, Uncle Su, located in The Star Gold Coast, is definitely worth checking out. As one of the newest restaurants to hit the Gold Coast dining scene, guests can delight in a variety of Cantonese, Szechuan, and Beijing dishes crafted with passion. Enjoy culinary expertise in the heart of Broadbeach with fresh seafood, bountiful banquet menus, zesty stir-fries and sensational sides. Pull up a seat at the sleek lounge bar, be seated at the kitchen counter, or gather around a table with your nearest and dearest with the finest Chinese food and drinks in the region.


Entering the arena for fine Italian food, Mozza Mozza Southport is Gold Coast's newest must-try restaurant. Taking traditional Italian cuisine and bringing it to the Gold Coast with a unique twist, Mozza Mozza provides the ultimate dining experience for locals and tourists alike. Enjoy delicious fresh pasta dishes, tasty pizzas, and antipasti that you won’t find anywhere else on the Gold Coast. With a vibrant atmosphere and mouth-watering dishes, Mozza Mozza Southport is the perfect spot to bring friends and family together for an unforgettable dining experience.

Woodfired Pizza Mozza Mozza

The Beverly Surfers Paradise

Located bang in the centre of Cavill Avenue, The Beverly Surfers Paradise pays homage to the glitz and glamour of Beverly Hills with champagne cocktails, sophisticated sips and unforgettable entertainment. While not exactly a restaurant, The Beverly bar and lounge is the perfect spot for pre-dinner drinks and post-dinner nightcaps. Open on Fridays & Saturdays from 9 pm till 3 am, enter the Gold Coast's very own glitter strip with a real focus of the elegance and opulence of upscale L.A. Drink, dance and let your hair down in the heart of Surfers Paradise.

La Luna Beach Club

Make your way to the first floating beach club in Australia - La Luna Beach Club. Experience a unique waterfront dining experience with stunning beachfront views, exquisite savoury dishes, and refreshing drinks in one of the newest must-try restaurants on the Gold Coast. Bringing Mykonos vibes to the Gold Coast waterfront, La Luna and MĀRE Restaurant are the ultimate summertime destinations for long liquid lunches, intimate dinners and sunset cocktails. Eat, drink, swim and luxuriate in exclusive spaces made for memorable occasions.

Must Try LaLuna Restaurant Gold Coast

Sofia’s Restaurant & Bar Broadbeach

Another brand new restaurant on the Gold Coast serving up classic European cuisine with a twist, Sofia's Restaurant & Bar Broadbeach showcases fresh ingredients, seasonal menus and refreshing cocktails. Offering a vibrant Amalfi-style atmosphere with its whitewashed decor, intimate layout and friendly staff, talented chefs whip up everything from hand-made pastas to classic seafood pairings. Plus, the cocktails are just as more-ish. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two or an evening out with friends, Sofia’s Restaurant & Bar Broadbeach is a must-try Gold Coast restaurant.

Isoletto Pool Club

Lastly, but by no means least, guests to the Dorsett Gold Coast, The Darling and The Star Grand will absolutely love the impressive oasis that is Isoletto Pool Club. Located in the heart of Broadbeach Island and part of The Star Gold Coast, this chic pool club is the perfect spot to sip on your favourite cocktails and enjoy a bite to eat whilst taking in the Gold Coast skyline. If you’re not a guest of one of the hotels, you can not access the pool area, however, you can still enjoy The Pool Club, which boasts an elegant dining area, lounge seating, wraparound marble bar and a sprawling lawn surrounded by palm trees and candy coloured umbrellas. With a unique design inspired by the sun-kissed Gold Coast lifestyle, The Pool Club is quickly becoming one of the must try restaurants on the Gold Coast and is the only place to be seen this summer.

Isoletto Pool Club Swim Snack Repeat

Explore the Best of the Gold Coast

Discover the best lounges and restaurants on the Gold Coast when staying at Dorsett Gold Coast. From burger joints and floating beach clubs to pan-Asian cuisine and European dishes, guests have access to a wide selection of places to enjoy a delicious meal. With direct access to The Star Gold Coast, the Gold Coast's premier leisure and entertainment destination, Dorsett Gold Coast is the perfect spot to experience the best dining options, bars and entertainment in absolute comfort and style.

Our stylish rooms come with everything you need for an enjoyable stay - whether traveling alone, with family and friends, or on business. Soak up the Gold Coast sun and savour every sun-kissed memory, visit the spa in The Star for a relaxing massage or beauty treatment, dine in style and take advantage of our prime Gold Coast location.

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