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Gold Coast Entertainment & Nightlife

From themed sports bars to alternative venues beating out funky house and disco classics, the Gold Coast's thriving Club scene has something for everyone. There are countless bars, restaurants and nightclubs with quality bands and DJs performing across the Gold Coast. For those not so into the music scene there are cigar lounges, cabaret clubs and hotels/pubs with pool tables. You'll also be happy with the great range of tap beers, fine wines and cocktails available at reasonable prices. Surfers Paradise is the Gold Coast's main bar and nightclub precinct with a number of establishments along Orchid and Cavill Avenues.

Gold Coast Nightlife Directory

Melbas Restaurant, Cocktail Bar & Nightclub Dance with the hottest crowd in town on the large dance floor and podiums, or maybe a game of pool is more your style. With its large bars spanning the entire length of the club and friendly waitresses ensuring you are looked after, you are guaranteed fast and efficient service.

The Avenue, Surfers Paradise Having undergone a $3 million makeover, The Avenue has transformed from a casual pub into a high energy, on-trend nightclub. Featuring a totally new atmosphere, The Avenue now has a soundproof, closed off dancefloor that means punters can party on well into the early hours of the next morning.

Platinum Nightclub, Broadbeach Platinum is all about the music, with the club regularly hosting big name international acts including Tigerlily, Will Sparks, New World Sound, Brooklyn and more. Platinum also holds regular progressive and psy-trance nights under the name Eden, which also attracts famous international DJs. Both clubs still support local talent behind the decks weekly.

Love Nightlife, Broadbeach A glamourous luxury club that blends an eccentric vibe with top 40 hits, the walls are covered in feminine, abstract and luxe illustrations. Offering a high end spirit selection and five star visual entertainment, Love Nightlife hosts a number of international events such as the Maxim Model Search. The club has also hosted international acts like Jason Derulo and DJ Havana Brown.

Shooters Lounge Bar and Nightclub, Surfers Paradise The only 'super club' on the Gold Coast, Shooters has been around for a long time and is back better than ever. Boasting exciting entertainment, the club features acts from across a wide variety of genres including RnB, electronic dance and house. Surprisingly, Shooters is also the major sponsor for White Ribbon Australia's 'The Face of Confidence' campaign raising awareness against domestic violence.

Sin City, Surfers Paradise It started off as the Sugar Shack, then it was just The Shack, before becoming Cheerleaders and finally Sin City. For the last seven years this celebrity playground has been bringing Vegas-style music, a great atmosphere and VIP service to the Gold Coast. The highly-trained staff and raised booths make this a popular celebrity party spot and one of the biggest celebrities to party at Sin City is Justin Bieber.

Cocktails Nightclub, Surfers Paradise A fixture in the Gold Coast nightlife scene since 1989, Cocktails was closed for over a year following a fire in 2012. The interior was rebuilt and refurbished and now a new generation is sweeping through the doors of this popular nightlife spot. The service is friendly, the DJs know how to read a crowd and the regularly held 'best dressed' competitions entice patrons to dress up.

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