Best of the Gold Coast

Best of the Gold Coast


That's right, for the next 3 weeks Gold 92.5 and 7 News Gold Coast are on a mission to find the absolute best the Gold Coast has to offer. Of course, there's only one way to do this right - listening to YOU.

You can vote for our daily category at our Facebook Page:

And, Tune in to 7 News Gold coast at 5:30 each weeknight to find out who wins! 

With 15 different categories, we can only get this done with the help of your local knowledge and the all-powerful vote you have at your disposal. 



Monday - Best Pie

Tuesday - Best Surf Club

Wednesday - Best Coffee

Thursday - Best Chinese Food

Friday - Best Mechanic


Congratulations to our winners so far!



WINNER - The Flying Pie Man

Voted the best pie The Flying Pie Man clearly has a strong following of regulars. 

Breakfast, lunch & dinner, a meat pie is fitting for every meal. Arguably one of the most iconic Aussie meals, this category was as tight as ever. Judging a good pie isn't the easiest thing in the world with so many different versions flying around, but with the help of the Gold Coast we were able to find out who does it best. With an overwhelming amount of votes, The Flying Pie Man has spread his wings and glided to the top of the leader board

Address: 1162 Pimpama Jacobs Well Road, Gold Coast, Queensland

Hours:  5am - 4pm Monday-Saturday

Special Mentions: Quinney's 



WINNER - Northcliffe 

Yes, location plays a large part in the decision making process when you're choosing which surf club you'll be spending your afternoon. However, it was never going to be that simple when it came to finding the best surf club on the Gold Coast. Food, service, view & culture are all essential factors when considering which club best suits you. Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club certainly ticks all the boxes & if you're looking to become a regular, ride the wave and dive into this outstanding establishment.

Address: 51 Garfield Terrace, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Hours: 7:30am - 12:00am 

Special Mentions: Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Lifesaving ClubNobbys Beach Surf Life Saving Club



WINNER - Le Vintage

Voted the best coffee, service and overall experience, Le Vintage clearly has a strong following of regulars. The Gold Coast's favourite cafe has been on the grind, consistently putting out quality coffee everyday. If you're going to take a shot on a new coffee place, the Gold Coast recommends Le Vintage Boutique Cafe. 

Address: 1 Kurilpa St, Worongary QLD 4213

Hours:   Monday to Friday 5am – 2pm
             Saturday & Sunday 6am – 2pm

Special Mentions: First FruitsDouble Barrel 



WINNER - Kampung Malay

We never thought that there would be such a huge fan base for a single Chinese restaurant, what a pleasant surprise! Kampung Malay Restaurant was the winner of this category by quite a wide margin, proving that reliable service and great tasting food speaks for itself. A longtime hidden gem on the Gold Coast, Kampung Malay isn't so hidden anymore. 

Address: 6 Slatyer Avenue, Bundall, Queensland, 4217

               11/1 Bell Place Mudgeeraba, Queensland, 4213

               1/361 Robina Parkway Robina, Queensland, 4226


Hours: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 10pm 

Finalists: Highland Court ChineseWok n Rice 



WINNER - Gold Coast Service Centre

When it comes to mechanics there's two things we are all looking for, honesty & reliability. That being said, Gold Coast Service Centre sure seems to fit the bill. With an overwhelming amount of positive testimonials praising Gold Coast Service Centre, these guys sure have the drive to succeed in a highly competitive industry. Don't exhaust yourself finding a new mechanic every couple of months, the Gold Coast has voted and Gold Coast Service Centre should be your first call. 

Address: 6/3 Nesbit Street, Southport, QLD 4215

Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Finalists: Black Label Automotive 




Monday - Best RSL

Tuesday - Best Burger

Wednesday - Best Breakfast 

Thursday - Best Health & Wellness

Friday - Best Pizza




WINNER - Nerang RSL 

Situated at the gateway to the Hinterland, the Nerang RSL successfully caters to the large and demographically diverse population of Nerang and the surrounding districts. Committed to "Giving Back To The Community", the Nerang RSL supports and participates in a broad range of assistance to schools, sporting clubs, charity groups and medical research.

Address:  69 Nerang Street Nerang Qld 4211

Hours:   Sunday - Thursday, 10:00am - 4:00am
             Friday 9:00am - 4:00am

Special Mentions: Currumbin 



WINNER - Burger'd 

Whether it's a Sunday afternoon backyard BBQ or a night of five star dining, a burger will most likely be on the menu. Nothing beats that feeling of biting into a juicy mouthwatering burger for the first time, and that feeling alone may get you across the line to be voted as the Gold Coast's best burger! Head over to Burger'd if you're still chasing that feeling, you won't be disappointed! 

Address: 440 Brisbane Road, Arundel, QLD, 4214

Hours: 11am-9pm

Special Mentions: Fat Chicken, Phresh Burgers, Rocky Ho's Grille and Diner 




WINNER - Double Barrel 

Arguably the most important meal of the day, breakfast was a huge category for us. It's a time to come together start your day the right way, it wasn't surprising that was received an absolute flood of votes upon announcing this category. Coffee, eggs, toast, you name it. Double Barrel have nailed their menu and you should give it a try next time you're in Mermaid Waters. 

Address:  64 Karbunya St, Mermaid Waters QLD 4218, Australia

Hours: 6:00am - 3:00pm

Special Mentions: Hot Shott Cafe, Frigg, Castaway Cafe



WINNER - Iron Zuu


Yes, it's not that hard to find a good health and wellness center, what is hard is finding a good one that suits you. Iron Zuu seems to offer everything one would want in a gym including first class equipment and a friendly atmosphere. From beginners to well seasoned veterans, this gym has a come one come all mentality that invites everyone to join in and improve their health. 

Address: 2/63 Township Drive, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220

Hours: 5:00am - 6:00pm 

Special Mentions: HIIT Burleigh, PCYC Ashmore Never Quit 



WINNER - Pop's Pizza and Kebab's 

Being one the most universally liked foods of all time, we knew Pizza was going to be a huge category for the Best of the Gold Coast. Finding a good slice of pizza can be difficult at times, especially when considering how diverse and wide spread the range of Pizza's you can potentially order are. It seems that Pop's Pizza and Kebab's has mastered pizza for all occasions. If you're after a reliable, tasty pizza, the Gold Coast thinks Pop's Pizza is the way to go.

Address:   31 Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera, Gold Coast, Queensland 4209

Special Mentions: Galileo's Pizza Cafe, Merlin's Pizza, Neptune Pizza, That's Amore











WINNER - Bigtop Playhouse 


Bigtop Playhouse, we do things a little differently... Our venue is an open air facility with a cafe that prides itself on yummy meals and homemade treats.  This is a family owned business, with the friendliest staff who give everyday 110%. We aim to accommodate nearly every request and keep everyone happy


Address:    24 Kohl St, Coomera QLD 4209

Special Mentions: Doodlebugs, Chipmunks 




WINNER - Broadbeach Cats

A sport's club is a huge part of the community & the suburb their situated in. Nothing beats the atmosphere of a live, local game while your barrack for your locals to come up with the win. Not to mention the hot chips and cold beer that usually goes along with the festivities. Its a great place to get involved with local events and build friendships within the community.

Address: Dunlop Court Mermaid Waters, Broadbeach

Hours: 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Finalists: Coomera Cutters League Club, Helensvale Hogs Rugby Union Club, Stingrays Gridiron 



WINNER - La Sorella

Let's face it, there is nothing worse than getting a bad hair cut. So we thought throwing "hairdresser/barber" into our Best of the Gold Coast search was essential. La Sorella was a clear favourite, voted by none other then the locals of the Gold Coast. Our suggestion, if you want to put your mind at ease and relax while you get your next trim, La Sorella is your best bet. 

Address: 14/492 Christine Ave, Robina QLD 4226

Hours: 9am - 5pm

Finalists: Do or Dye, Trendz, Blacksmith Barber 



WINNER - Kingfish and Chips 


Great food & great dining are two huge values that Kingfish and Chips pride themselves on. Kingfish and Chips doesn't just offer great tasting fish n chips but also a memorable experience. With fresh, locally sourced seafood spells out quality when it comes to seafood. Arguably one of Australia's most recognizable meals, Kingfish and Chips should be your first stop for some Fish n Chips when you visit the Gold Coast.

Address: Shop 3A 1162 Pimpama, Jacobs Well, QLD 4208

Hours: 10am- 8:00pm

Finalists: Chevron Island SeafoodsThrowers Fish & Chips, The Galleon Take Away, Kiwi Fish N Chips



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