The potential for good vibes at these essential watering holes is endless. You enter through a velvet curtain into the lush bar that prides itself on its premium cocktails. Pricey, but a satisfying experience. The bartenders whip up deliciously boozy drinks that put a spin on all-time favourites. Tequila, Aperol, spiced pumpkin, chilli, sumac, lime, agave syrup. A delicious twist on a modern classic.
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And w ith the city transforming from a tourist mecca into a major player in the hospitality space over the past few years, there are now some seriously stylish open-air options for a drink or two when the sun goes down. Photo by The Collective Palm Beach. The beauty of the Collective is you can order from any five of the restaurants — Italian, Mexican, Asian, American or modern Australian — and the staff will bring it all to your table — along with bevvies from the bar. Better yet, Bar Hellenika is open for lunch and late night dining until midnight. Photo by Justin Lane via FB. Oozing vintage Californian style with comfy couches, communal tables, lush plants and festoon lights, this hidden gem boasts views over Main Beach and is one inviting space for a tipple or two.
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The epitome of sophistication and luxe, Cherry features a lavish 22 metre bar in the heart of the action. Frosty beers, cheeky vinos, spirits and snacks are right here, not to mention handy TAB facilities. A favourite amongst locals and visitors alike, the Atrium Bar sets the scene for countless lazy afternoons and wild nights.
The Gold Coast has certainly come along way from the days when the glitter strip nightclubs and surf clubs were the only places for a summer session. With a host of bespoke venues, breweries, hidden bars and luxe rooftop spaces popping up all over the coast in recent years, the surf city has certainly raised the bar when it comes to drinking destinations. Here are some of our favourite Gold Coast bars for a tipple, or two, after a long lazy day at the beach this summer. Coolangatta was once known mostly for its surf shops and beaches however the chilled southern Gold Coast surf haven is now home to some upscale boutiques, bars and restaurants including this Griffith Street wine bar and eatery.