On the Gold Coast, good food and good wine is partnered with inspiring natural settings - from the ocean to the rainforest. Memorable venues unite with the finest local produce, creative culinary talent and a range of events that celebrate the passion behind this city's food, wine and dining experiences.
For a list of restaurants, cafes and wineries on the Gold Coast, visit Destination Gold Coast.
Australia's Gold Coast is the new inspiration for a dynamic group of talented chefs and restaurateurs moving to its shores from the metropolitan south of Australia and across the world.
These chefs and restaurateurs are celebrating the city's coveted lifestyle and its passion for good food and wine by creating a collection of unique dining establishments and inspired new signature dishes. They are the force behind the Gold Coast's emergence as an internationally recognised dining destination.
The Gold Coast has over 500 restaurants and cafés, with an abundance of fresh local produce to inspire dynamic menus.
All licensed food businesses throughout the city are now provided with a ‘star rating’ based on an assessment of their food safety management practices. Find out more about our Eat Safe Gold Coast stars and search the star ratings.
The Gold Coast's burgeoning wine industry is full of Australian history, along with the old-world traditions of Europe and artful wine-making experience passed down through generations.
With rich soils, an average of 300 days of sunshine each year and the unrelenting passion of some of Australia's finest chefs and wine makers, the Gold Coast delivers modern and iconic flavours with the thrill of discovery.