Lunch in luxury with your ladies at Marina Mirage
Long overdue for lunch with the ladies? We’ve found the perfect spot for you and your besties to eat and drink your way through the afternoon. Ditch the car and skip the traffic, hop aboard a Hopo ferry and stop at the famous Marina Mirage, which is home to some of Gold Coast’s best restaurants.
There is nowhere else on the Gold Coast that exudes such class and luxury as Marina Mirage. Home to high-class shopping of the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Bahama and Calleja bespoke jewellery, the waterside centre is a Main Beach must-do. From award-winning seafood to plant-based cafes, there is something to satisfy every style of catch-up.
Hopo is Gold Coast’s only hop on hop off explorer, which departs regularly from Surfers Paradise, HOTA, Home of the Arts, Marina Mirage, Southport Broadwater Parklands and Sea World. Taking the ferry to your next meet-up is an unforgettable experience, and you can even have an aperitif onboard, served by our friendly crew. We’ve listed the best of the best in choice dining for your next ladies’ lunch date.
Glass Dining and Lounge Bar
Feel classy at Glass Dining and Lounge Bar, an elegant yet laid back, contemporary, waterside restaurant and bar. Soak in million-dollar views and indulge in an award-winning menu. Catch up with the ladies over drinks from their fully stocked cocktail bar or sip on high-quality wine from their extensive wine list. Their appetising lunch menu is a must-try including their Pacific lobster or 100-day grain-fed Angus rib-eye steak.
Indulge in a delicious locally-caught seafood spread. Image credit: Glass Dining and Lounge Bar.
Marina Mirage’s award-winning Omeros Bros lives up to its multiple accolades. The Gold Coast’s best seafood restaurant sits on the boardwalk, offering stunning waterfront views. Boasting a fresh and authentic Australian seafood menu and an extensive wine list to compliment your tastebuds. The Moreton Bay bugs tails are a standout, served with rice and with the choice of different sauces. Indulge in their fresh oysters or beer-battered scallops.
Stunning waterfront views out to the marina from Omeros Bros.
Sunset Waterfront Bar and Grill
Delight your senses at Sunset Waterfront Bar and Grill. A family-owned business, presenting classic Australian cuisine prepared from fresh and local ingredients. Serving as both a restaurant and cafe, they cater to a simple coffee catch-up or satisfying lunch meet up. Choose to dine indoors or soak in the sun in their alfresco style dining. Sip on a glass of sparkling wine whilst admiring the luxury, multi-million dollar yachts on the marina.
The Patio By Sunset
A recent addition to Marina Mirage, The Patio By Sunset is a must-try vegetarian cafe. Sip on your signature roast, almond milk latte as you people watch on the boardwalk. Try one of their mouth-watering vegetarian brunch options, from decadent goat’s cheese bruschetta, or enjoy a Gold Coast favourite, the smoothie bowl; a thick mix of fresh fruit topped with granola, nut butter, berries, and shredded coconut. Treat yourself to delicious dairy-free soft-serve ice-cream by Gold Coast company, Cocowhip.
Lavender and Honeycomb ice cream at Ungermann Brothers Gourmet Ice Cream.
Feeling a little more adventurous? It’s Yum-Cha with a stunning waterfront view. Watch the helicopters take off right in front of you or the boats cruising past. Choose from a myriad of dishes offered on their extensive menu, including fan-favorite dumplings, noodles, and daily chef’s specials.
Ungermann Brothers Gourmet Ice Cream
With retro-style decor, let electric-swing music take you back to the 1960’s for an ice cream experience like no other. It’s hard to pass up Ungermann Brothers Gourmet Ice Cream, a flavour experience like no other. Made with love and locally sourced ingredients, choose from over sixteen gourmet and unique flavours; think dark chocolate orange, lavender and honeycomb and carrot cake.