Gold Coast After Dark: Late Night Dining Venues Worth Staying Up For

Have an appetite for light night dining? Don’t limit yourself to kebabs and pizza. We’ve sourced the best places on the Gold Coast dishing up late night dinners well after dark.

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Have an appetite for light night dining? Don’t limit yourself to kebabs and pizza. We’ve sourced the best places on the Gold Coast dishing up late night dinners well after dark. Cheers to that!

Here are our Top 5 late night dining venues on the Gold Coast you have to try!

1. Pancakes on the Rocks

Famous for its pancakes, this casual dining precinct is perfect for casual late-night date nights! A must-visit destination for anyone wanting a great value meal after dark, you’ll be spoilt for choice from pizzas and ribs to salads, nachos and of course, pancakes!

Location: Surfers Paradise (Soul Retail, 4 The Esplanade) and Mermaid Beach (2488 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach)

Opening hours: Surfers Paradise7am – 10:30pm every day, Mermaid Beach  Monday – Thursday 7:30am to 9:00pm / Friday – 7:30am to 10:00pm / Saturday – 7:00am to 10:00pm / Sunday – 7:00am to 9:00pm

2. Glass Dining and Lounge Bar

If you’re in Main Beach, head to the refurbished Glass Dining and Lounge Bar for sweeping views of the Marina. Elegant yet relaxed, it’s the perfect venue for catching up with friends over a meal on the balcony. The menu has been carefully prepared by executive chef Ben Armstrong. Choose from tapas, a la carte or indulge in some late night sweets!

Location: 27/74 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach

Opening hours: 12pm – 12 am

3. Big Fella’s Pizza

After a night on the town, there’s nothing better than slumping on to the couch and devouring a pizza when you get home. Place your order when you’re waiting for your cab, and get them to swing by Big Fella’s Pizza in Merrimac. Our pick – the Mexican Heat Wave with spicy salami and chilli flakes!

Location: Gooding Drive, Merrimac

Opening hours: 5pm – 1:30am

4. Koi Dining and Lounge Bar

Makeovers work just as well on restaurants as they do on people – and the sleek interiors here really make their mark on a night on the town! Pastas, seafood, and the hard to pass up pork belly, shine on this extensive menu, or go the shared option and mix some new tastes with old faves.

Location: 93 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Opening hours: 7am – late

5. Bin 72

Open until midnight, this beachside Coolangatta restaurant offers beautiful views long after the sun goes down. From small share plates to large meals, sweets and cheeses, this menu really has something for everyone!

Location: 121/72-80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta

Opening hours: 11:30am – late