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Visit These 8 Burleigh Heads Restaurants Near 2nd Avenue Resort
If you’re aiming to taste the best local cuisine on your Gold Coast holiday, make sure to set your sights on Burleigh Heads, which offers a first-rate selection of cafés, beachfront surf clubs, and award-winning fine dining restaurants.

At 2nd Avenue Beachside Apartments, we offer luxury Burleigh Heads beachfront accommodation that will put the best local places to eat in the palm of your hand. Just moments away from our location on Burleigh Beach, here are eight Burleigh Heads restaurants that you can be sure to visit during your stay with us:

North Burleigh Surf Club

Central on Burleigh Beach, North Burleigh Surf Club has everything you need to satisfy a big appetite after a few hours spent swimming and surfing. In the restaurant and bar, dine on modern Australian cuisine for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or grab an ice-cold beer or cocktail to sip on with a direct view of Burleigh Beach and the Pacific Ocean.

Affordable and family-friendly, North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club on Burleigh Beach is one restaurant that you can be sure to come by with its prime location on the sand.

The Surf Club Burleigh Heads

The Surf Club Burleigh Heads is another famous surf club in Burleigh, situated at the southernmost point of Burleigh Beach on Goodwin Terrace. If you’re on the beach near the rocky headland, the Burleigh Surf Life Saving Supporters Club is the next best option for beachfront dining in Burleigh with a view of the ocean, where they offer all-day Australian cuisine and snacks to enjoy inside or on the outdoor deck.

If you’re craving a refreshing drink, visit the Rangirangdoo Sports Bar at The Surf Club Burleigh, which also offers live sports on big flatscreens and a Gaming Lounge with 18 gaming machines for passing the time.

Rick Shores

For world-class dining beside the ocean, make a stop at Rick Shores Burleigh, also located on Goodwin Terrace. Next to the rolling waves, tuck into award-winning food from a diverse pan-Asian à la carte menu created by head chef James Brady, which offers everything from freshly shucked oysters to pan-fried salmon and sticky pork belly.

To go with your meal, try one of the eye-catching cocktails at Rick Shores, handmade onsite with signature options that include Rick’s Martini, Whiskey Blossom and Ruby Negroni!

The Fish House

For those that prefer seafood, Goodwin Terrace boasts another award-winning restaurant: The Fish House. The Fish House Burleigh is dedicated to serving the freshest seafood cuisine on the Gold Coast, sourced from regional suppliers with gourmet entrées and mains that involve caviar, oysters, mussels, king prawns and whole fish.

The Fish House's fine dining experience is best enjoyed with a glass of wine, where you’ll get to choose from an eclectic wine collection from around Australia and imported from Europe – the perfect complement to your seafood dish. Alternatively, match your mood on the day with your favourite beer or cocktail.

Pepe Italia

Burleigh Heads Gold Coast isn’t without a great place to taste authentic Italian, which you’ll find at Pepe Italia on Connor Street – not far from Goodwin Terrace.

Antipasti and calzone with both handmade pasta and pizza deliver a wide choice for even the most diehard lover of Italian food, to go with Italian or Australian beer, cider, wine or an Italian cocktail. For the best taste of Italy on the Gold Coast, make sure to visit Pepe Italia Burleigh.

The Pantry

Also located on Connor Street, The Pantry Burleigh Heads is a café worth mentioning. For all-day breakfast, there isn’t a better place to go near Burleigh Beach and Burleigh Head National Park, where they serve traditional continental breakfasts, pancakes, Belgian waffles, fruit and ice cream crêpes, rye bread with poached eggs and more – a must-visit local establishment in Burleigh for breakfast lovers.

The Pantry Cafe is also a great spot to grab premium coffee, which you can take with you, or enjoy outdoors in The Pantry’s shaded undercover seating area.

Commune Cafe

Alongside The Pantry, Commune Espresso on Gold Coast Highway is one of the best cafés in Burleigh Heads. This modern café has an inviting rustic interior, perfect for morning coffee and lunch stops, with a creative menu that includes house-made fruit and muesli bowls, fruit-topped caramelised pancakes and lots more.

Choose various coffee blends at Commune Cafe, with freshly squeezed juice and daily smoothies to enjoy on a hot day. Open till mid-afternoon, Commune Cafe Burleigh is a fantastic morning or early afternoon treat before heading to Burleigh Beach.

Light Years Asian Diner

Set to open this October, Light Years Asian Diner shouldn't be ignored on your Burleigh Heads holiday if you’re a dedicated foodie or someone that has already tasted their mouth-watering food in Byron Bay and Noosa Heads.

Near Commune Espresso and just a 10-minute walk from our location at 2nd Avenue Apartments, be one of the first to visit Light Years Burleigh Heads, which won’t disappoint if you’re a fan of Southeast Asian cuisine. Specialising in share plates, Light Years Asian Diner has everything from authentic soba noodles to pork, chicken and seafood mains, in addition to a unique cocktail menu that’s 100% vegan-friendly.


Find these Burleigh Gold Coast restaurants and more with our prime location at 2nd Avenue Apartments! Situated close to Burleigh Beach, our range of fully self-contained one, two, three, four-bedroom accommodation puts everything wonderful about Burleigh Heads at the tip of your fingers, including superb onsite facilities that include two swimming pools, two spas, a sauna and more to take advantage of on your Gold Coast holiday.

Choose from fully furnished one and two bedroom holiday apartments with stunning views of the beach and ocean, or relax in style in Burleigh Heads with our three or four bedroom penthouse accommodation. You can find more information and save by booking directly with us today at 2nd Avenue Burleigh Heads.


3 Second Avenue Burleigh Heads
Gold Coast 4220 Australia
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