From seafood buffets to brunch by the beach, the Gold Coast is considered a culinary coastal destination. When you visit Vue Broadbeach, you’re spoilt for choice. As long-time locals, we’ve compiled a list of our top bars, restaurants and cafés. BonAppétit!
Less than 300 metres from Vue
Established in 2014, Metro Coffee is the go-to for coffee, hearty eats and freshly made juices and smoothies. The café offers a large selection of dishes on an all-day breakfast and lunch menu with gluten-free and vegan options available.
This spacious, colourful watering hole has a terrace, offering pub-style meals, live sport and gaming. Open every day from 10am until midnight, catch the latest sports action on one of eight high-definition screens.
Broadbeach Bars – Our Top 10
This leafy, sun-drenched outdoor bar is a hotspot day or night. The venue features an abundance of cascading greenery surrounding an airy, light-filled dining area, 13-metre indoor bar and spacious deck overlooking manicured lawns.
Located in the heart of Broadbeach, the multi-award winning Loose Moose Tap & Grill House serves up 25 craft beers on tap, 160 whiskeys from around the world and designer cocktails. The venue is fitted out with Steampunk and 1920s prohibition Americana styling. Stay for the finger-licking menu.
Head to the 19th floor of The Star Gold Coast, the city’s six-star hotel, and prepare for a sensory overload. The chic rooftop restaurant and sundrenched lounge bar features panoramic views of the glittering Gold Coast skyline and a menu created by world-renowned executive chef, Uday Huja.
Located in the heart of Broadbeach, the relaxed beachy vibe feels quintessentially Gold Coast. Koi is casual enough to pop in for a quick bite or the perfect place for a lazy meal while watching the world go by. The popular venue is a favourite among locals after undergoing a major renovation in early 2020.
This London-style cocktail bar was the Gold Coast’s first official bar – outside the hotels. Step through the red telephone box entrance and you’ll be stepping into a window-less vortex. It’s a great place to meet friends for a drink and listen to music.
If you’re on the hunt for one of the best bars in Broadbeach, you can’t go past The Star Gold Coast’s Sports Bar where you can view all manner of sports on the biggest TV screen in town (it’s 10 metres). Open 24-7, the venue features VIP booths with built-in eskies, plus an outdoor terrace and cocktails.
Footy lovers rejoice. Bloke In a Bar Beer and Barbecue is the headquarters for Bloke In a Bar Beer. This modern sports bar serves up traditional American low and slow cooked meats alongside refreshing craft beer. Your host is Denan Kemp, a former NRL player known for his popular web series, The Locker Room. If you’re a footy fan, with any luck you might spot Denan live interviewing a professional footy player in the on-site recording studio. Grab a beer tower and settle in for some finger-licking burgers while watching your favourite game on one of the many screens.