As Valentine’s Day approaches, I explore the enchanting possibilities for a memorable date on the Gold Coast. This guide unveils the best spots to elevate your Valentine’s Day experience. It includes a curated list of romantic venues and activities for couples to cherish on the dazzling shores of the Gold Coast.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your partner through an exquisite five-course degustation dinner at Citrique. Paired with Moët & Chandon, savour delights like Yuzu Pearls and Scallop, Avruga Caviar and King George Whiting, Lobster Fricassee, Truffle Farro and Roasted Duck Breast. Then, conclude the evening with Chocolate Rose and Raspberry Sorbet. Prices commence at $149 per person (elevate the experience with a $59 wine pairing).
SkyPoint Observation Deck – Q1
Shout your love from the top of the Gold Coast at Australia’s highest dining destination and relish a five-course degustation meal, live entertainment, and flowing drinks. The Gold Package costs $154, but the Silver Package is still available at $134 per person—a perfect spot to romance your loved one while enjoying views of the Gold Coast city skyline.
Chapter & Verse Bar
Experience an unforgettable celebration at JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa on Friday, 23rd February. This event by Chapter & Verse Bar will showcase fashions from Liz Clift International, accompanied by soulful tunes from Soulcutz and hosted by the delightful Margaux Parker. Attendees can savour a three-course lunch paired with a premium beverage package, all while supporting a meaningful cause—fundraising for the Gold Coast Community Fund.
White Rhino Bar & Eats
Whether you’re seeking a romantic setting for two or a dinner gathering with friends, White Rhino offers two and three-course Couples Packages ($150 for two vs $190 for three), including a bottle of Bleasdale Cabernet Sauvignon. Alternatively, assemble a minimum table of four for the Galentine’s Package ($220), featuring two entrees, two desserts, four mains, and a bottle of Prosecco. Elevate the experience with live entertainment for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day dinner.
Oyster Bar & Grill
Head Chef Christopher Dodds presents an endearing five-course degustation menu featuring Spiced Duck Breast with pan-fried scallop, lobster bisque, spring vegetables, Fresh Oysters with Prosecco mignonette and lemon pepper pearls, a rack of roasted Ocean Trout or Lamb with broad beans, poached King Prawns, hazelnut vinaigrette, and tomato.
Conclude your culinary journey with the renowned White Chocolate Raspberry Dome accompanied by freeze-dried raspberry cremeux, chocolate Grand Marnier gelato, and candied pistachio crumble. Priced at $119 per guest. Oyster Bar & Grill is located at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast.
Take your date this Valentine’s Day at Surfers Pavilion on the Gold Coast. Spoil your loved one with an Oceanside Seafood Platter for two, paired with a bottle of Wild Rock Gris. Alternatively, indulge in a sumptuous 2-course feast with mains like Bug and Prawn Linguine, Sirloin, or Wild Mushroom Lasagne, accompanied by a bottle of Totara Sauv Blanc. It’s a perfect setting for romance.
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Consider Miss Moneypenny’s in Broadbeach, another charming destination for your Valentine’s Day date on the Gold Coast. Imagine a romantic evening featuring a thoughtfully curated array of exquisite dishes by Head Chef Tapos Singhar. Indulge in a feast that includes seared Wagyu beef carpaccio, Hirasama kingfish ceviche, and squid-ink tagliatelle. Make an online reservation by bringing your vision of a perfect Valentine’s Day to reality.
Indulge in a special Japanese Valentine’s meal at Harajuku Gyoza. If your date loves dumplings and Japanese cuisine, this is the perfect place to impress them. The menu offers a delightful selection, including White Sesame Salad, Garlic Butter Crab Gyoza, and Ferrero Rocher Gyoza. In addition, it includes Karaage Chicken, Hiramasa Kingfish Sashimi, and Grilled Pork Gyoza. Elevate your Valentine’s Day experience with these unique and flavorful dishes that will leave a lasting impression on your special someone.
QT GOLD COAST Bazaar
For an extraordinary dinner experience, spoil your date with a Bazaar Marketplace ‘Lover’s Feast.’ You and your date’s taste buds will be enchanted by aphrodisiac Sydney rock oysters, crisp salads, Moreton Bay bugs, freshly sourced trawler seafood, and slow-roasted meats. Moreover, if you desire a delightful conclusion, the chocolate fountain becomes the sweet centrepiece of Bazaar’s ‘lovers’ station, brimming with an array of sugar-coated delights. Priced at $105 per person.
Another Gold Coast spot to take your date on the Gold Coast is The Spring. Experience Valentine’s Day in a cabana under the stars—a true romantic escapade at The Spring. Deep dive into a world of bubbly vibes, crafted cocktails, and a delightful array of flavours. Among those are Japanese izakaya, Mexican infusions, and Mediterranean seafood delicacies.
Moreover, secure a sun-drenched afternoon in the luxurious QT Cabanas. Bask in the laid-back atmosphere with bottle service and Riviera chic. Let the evening breeze mingle with the palm trees for the perfect poolside escape. The price starts at $70 for one cabana (two people).
Gather your loved one or friends for a Fixx Café High Tea. This Valentine’s Day, break away from the clichés and round up your squad for a unique Galentine’s get-together at Fixx Cafe. Treat your BFFs to the best with a dainty dalliance of high tea delights, perfect for perching and soul-searching. And to add excitement, take on the ultimate test of your BFF bond with QT’s Besties Quiz.
Indulge in the “Spill the Tea” package at $75 per person, offering a choice of tea or coffee. For those seeking a touch of elegance, choose the “Champagne Chatter” option at $95 per person. It includes a glass of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne and tea or coffee.
On the other hand, if you’re in the mood for endless sips, the “Spritz & Savour” package at $109 per person provides bottomless spritz cocktails. You can also have a choice of tea or coffee. It’s time to gather, celebrate friendship, and make this Galentine’s Day special at Fixx Cafe.
Love saturates the atmosphere at The Star Gold Coast, providing tempting cuisine ranging from lavish feasts to delectable tasting experiences. Indulge in the opulence of a four-course dining affair at Nineteen at The Star.
Cucina Vivo tempts with authentic Italian cuisine, accentuated by a special Valentine’s Day treat – the Italian Kiss. On the other hand, Kiyomi beckons with sublime sashimi, sushi, and exclusive Valentine’s Day delicacies that melt in your mouth. As a sweet conclusion, Garden Kitchen & Bar introduces a Valrhona chocolate share plate for dessert.
Unforgettable Moments Await on the Gold Coast this Valentine’s Day
In the heart of the Gold Coast’s romantic offerings, these handpicked spots promise an unforgettable Valentine’s Day experience. From the breathtaking sunset views at Burleigh Heads to the intimate ambience of fine dining at Rick Shores and the serenity of a moonlit stroll through the Cascade Gardens, this curated list ensures a perfect setting for cherished moments with your loved one.