12 spots to sip and watch Groundwater Country Music Festival

Harajuku Gyoza
Mario's Italian Restaurant
The Loose Moose
Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill
Rivea Italian Dining
Sage Cafe Restaurant and Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant

It’s that time again Gold Coasters, Blues on Broadbeach is back and it’s still FREE! Bringing world renowned Blues acts to beautiful Broadbeach with three full days of musical good times, it is not to be missed.

There are three main stages to catch some tunes as well as acts performing in Broady restaurants, parks and at The Star Gold Coast parks throughout the entire weekend.

Here’s a list of restaurants close to the action so you can get boozey and also get bluesy.

Broadbeach Mall Stage

The Aztec
The Aztec is located along the busy Broadbeach food strip that is Victoria Ave and has been an absolute favourite amongst locals and tourists for over 20 years. Grab a seat, let the Margaritas flow and enjoy some bluesy tunes.
Where: 16 Victoria Ave, Broadbeach

Old Tom Restaurant & Gin Bar
Hank Dining & Bar is a gin lovers paradise combining a love of gin, great food and all things fun. Located in the heart of Broadbeach, Hank boasts a quirky modern bar and a relaxed deck and outdoor area where you can watch the festival in style. 3
Where: Shop 12-15 Victoria Ave, Broadbeach

Harajuku Gyoza
A Japanese beer stadium and gyoza bar with plenty of good vibes. Choose from lots of gyoza varieties or a bigger meal if you’re extra hungry. Or both.
Where: The Oasis Shopping Centre Mall, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach

Mario’s Italian Restaurant
Italian food how we love you. Especially when you come from Mario’s who have been making us epic Italian food for many trips around the sun. They’ve got a big old space on the mall side of The Oasis Shopping Centre perfect for music watching.
Where: The Oasis Shopping Centre Mall, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach

102.9 Hot Tomato Spotlight Stage

The Loose Moose
This good times guaranteed bar and restaurant is the perfect spot for a couple of cold ones, a burger or two and some great live music. The Loose Moose with its super stylish décor is located just next to Victoria Park overlooking the Spotlight Stage. If your feet get sore from dancing you know where to recharge!
Where: 75 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill
Said to be the Gold Coast’s best steak house and a popular celebrity hang out is Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill. If you like your blues a little bit fancy this is the perfect spot for you. Moo Moo’s overlooks Victoria Park giving you a great place to watch the action.
Where: 2685 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach

Cardamom Pod
Veggie lovers unite, Cardamom Pod is calling you. Located right next to Moo Moo’s in Victoria Park is this yummy plant based restaurant. The buffet style menu features both warm and cold dishes plus amazing raw desserts you have to try! They even serve breakfast, so make sure you get in quick.
Where: 2685 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach

Surf Parade Stage

Rivea Italian
Having recently relocated to Surf Pde, Rivea Italian is already a firm favourite. They’ve got all your authentic Italian needs covered. It’s absolutely incredible food from some of the best in the biz. Perch yourself on an outside table and soak up the atmosphere.
Where: 89 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Koi Dining
Koi Dining is a European-style restaurant boasting the ultimate in al fresco dining. With a blend of sophistication and style, extensive tastes and culinary delights, Koi is casual enough to pop in for a quick bite or the perfect place for a long lazy meal to watch the best Blues on Broadbeach has to offer.
Where: Shop 102, Surf parade, Broadbeach

Miss Margarita
Swing by Miss Margarita for some mouth watering Mexican cuisine and tequila-packed margaritas this weekend. The colourful and vibrant restaurant offers you plenty of space with inside and outside seating, friendly staff and an overall relaxed atmosphere. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy drinks with the whole crew.
Where: Shop 101, 89 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Sage Cafe Restaurant
Open from 7am until late, Sage Café’s menus feature traditional favourites mixed with contemporary flavours specialising in high quality steaks, fresh seafood, gourmet pizzas and tapas-style plates. It’s one of the few venues to enjoy full sun all day, making it the perfect place to enjoy Blues on Broadbeach.
Where: 5/20 Queensland Ave, Broadbeach

Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant
You can’t get closer to the action. Yellowfin is a multi-award winning seafood restaurant much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Enjoy the freshest in seafood or just sit back, relax and take in the magic taking place on the Surf Parade Stage during Blues on Broadbeach, but be quick, seats will go fast.
Where: 6/20 Queensland Ave, Broadbeach

Words by Louisa von Ingelheim

 

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