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Burleigh Heads is a holiday haven for beachgoers, nature lovers and holidaymakers alike, and on top of that, it’s also a fantastic destination for casual and hardcore foodies – home to some of the best restaurants on the Queensland Gold Coast.

Our Burleigh Beach accommodation at Burleigh Surf offers a central location for tasting the local dining scene, and to get you salivating for your Gold Coast holiday in Burleigh, we’ve rounded up the best places to eat in Burleigh Heads – all just a stone’s throw away from us at Burleigh Surf Beachfront Apartments.

The Surf Club Burleigh Heads

A quick stop for hassle-free coffee, food and beach drinks on Burleigh Beach, Burleigh Heads Surf Club is a lively dining hub that comprises of the Burleigh Beach Kiosk, The Surf Club Burleigh Heads Restaurant and The Rangirangdoo Sports Bar. Grab coffee or an acai bowl, stop for a few cocktails or a have a family meal with a view of the ocean – The Surf Club Burleigh Heads won’t disappoint.

Willow Dining Room

A 5-minute walk away, Willow Dining Room offers an intimate dining experience with a menu made fresh on the day. With a relaxed interior and an eclectic international mix of fine-casual dishes – paired with in-house-made cocktails and wine – Willow Dining is a Burleigh Heads gem for both couples’ dining and social groups.

The Little Plate

The Little Plate on Deodar Street is a Burleigh restaurant best enjoyed with friends and family, offering a unique share plate experience with broad mouthwatering cuisine to choose from. Irresistible starters, large plates and pizzas make The Little Plate’s menu pop, with many gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options.

The Fish House

Seafood fine-dining comes second-to-none at The Fish House Burleigh – an award-winning Gold Coast restaurant that sources only the freshest seasonal produce from Australia’s top suppliers. Paired with a view stretching across Burleigh Beach, The Fish House is an experience not to be missed if you’re a gourmand for seafood.

Mr. Hizola’s

Mr. Hizola’s – located on Gold Coast Highway near Justins Park – brings contemporary Cantonese cuisine to Burleigh with an eye-popping bar menu offering international fine wines, bottled Australian and asian beers and a colourful choice of cocktails. Try the dim sum then move on to flavoursome oriental mains from land or sea that promise to send you off satisfied.

Justin Lane

A trendy restaurant, bar and venue in one, Justin Lane is a local hotspot famous for its sourdough pizza, handmade pasta and unique atmosphere. Great food, a well-stocked bar and regular events to keep an eye on make Justin Lane a must-visit establishment for both foodies and social drinkers.

Pepe Italia

Authentic Italian in Burleigh is best found at Pepe Italia, where antipasti, handmade pasta, pizza, calzoni and more provide something for all. Since 2017, Pepe Italia has brought renewed life to Connor Street in Burleigh Heads, offering affordable Italian cuisine with no Italian speciality left aside.

Rick Shores

If you love to dine with a view, it doesn’t get better on the Gold Coast than Rick Shores. Situated in a prime waterfront location that provides a sweeping view of Burleigh Beach, Rick Shores is a dining treat that serves up an award-winning menu of oriental specialities created by head chef James Brady. With the sparkling ocean just metres away, Rick Shores is a Burleigh Heads restaurant where the view is almost as good as the food.

North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club

Just a few minutes’ walk from our beachside Burleigh apartments at Burleigh Surf, North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club is the ultimate food stop just footsteps from Burleigh Beach. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, this popular surf club offers tasty modern Australian cuisine alongside a choice of ice-cold beach beverages to enjoy with superb views of the ocean. For both couples and families, North Burleigh Surf Club is the go-to restaurant and bar on Burleigh Beach.

Miami Marketta

Not located in Burleigh Heads but only a 5-minute drive away, Miami Marketta is well worth a mention for its reputation as the number-one street food marketplace on the Gold Coast. With seating for more than 600 people, regular live music and over 25 food vendors to pick from – each offering a range of street cuisine from around the world – Miami Marketta is one food hub that shouldn’t be ignored on any Gold Coast holiday.

Book Now – Burleigh Beach Accommodation with Burleigh Surf

Make Burleigh’s vibrant dining scene yours to discover with our beachfront Burleigh Heads apartments at Burleigh Surf. Ideally located on central Burleigh Beach, our beachside resort offers an unforgettable holiday in the heart of the Gold Coast, where Burleigh Head National Park, Broadbeach and more are only a few moments away.

Our affordable accommodation options cater to all with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom standard and superior apartments for both budget-conscious groups and couples seeking a taste of luxury on the Queensland Gold Coast. Find each holiday apartment fully self-contained and furnished, with modern amenities, spacious rooms and gorgeous ocean views to soak up on your own private balcony.

At Burleigh Surf Beachside Apartments, we also offer a luxury range of onsite facilities to make the most of during your Burleigh Beach holiday: relax your way with both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, take the edge off in our heated spa and enjoy the ultimate pastime with a full-size floodlit tennis court. Our games room is ideal for keeping the kids occupied, along with a well-equipped onsite gym that won’t disappoint active holidayers.

With our location, Burleigh Beach is yours to take advantage of, along with Burleigh Head National Park which boasts breathtaking rainforest trails, picture-perfect picnic spots and an abundance of unique flora and wildlife. Spend a day at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and if you’re feeling adventurous, get exploring with Broadbeach, Tallebudgera Creek and more just a stone’s throw away.

For our best rates, make sure to book direct – find more information now at Burleigh Surf Burleigh Heads Accommodation.


238 The Esplanade Burleigh Heads
Gold Coast 4220 Australia

Email: [email protected] ▪ Phone: +61 7 5535 8866 ▪ Fax: +61 7 5535 8523



Make the most of a well-deserved, long stay with us at Burleigh Beach!

Enjoy our stunning features such as:

+ Two swimming pools
+ Indoor heated spa
+ Steam room
+ Full-size tennis court