The Best Bars In Main Beach On The Gold Coast, Australia

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Alexa Smith

There’s something for everyone to explore while barhopping across Main Beach, whether your tastes lean toward cocktails, fine wine or craft beer. We list the top bars in the area, each with its own distinct atmosphere and unique drink list to suit every style, occasion, and budget. Did you know – Culture Trip now does bookable, small-group trips? Pick from authentic, immersive Epic Trips, compact and action-packed Mini Trips and sparkling, expansive Sailing Trips.

Glass Dining and Lounge Bar

High-quality cocktails

With its million-dollar Marina Mirage views and newly refurbished interior, there’s never been a better time to visit the award-winning Glass Dining and Lounge Bar. Beer fans will have plenty of options between tap ales and bottled craft brews. Cocktail cravings will be satisfied in due course with signature drinks like Chachi’s Sangria or their Gold Coast signature cocktail. Start with a drink on their scenic terrace, then head inside and watch the kitchen through glass walls as they prepare a memorable modern Australian meal.

Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern

Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern is a boisterous sports, gaming and events bar overlooking the tranquil Broadwater. Their Fishbowl Lounge Bar makes for a relaxing hideout within the rowdy tavern, offering a great selection of tapas and gourmet pizzas alongside an impressive selection of cocktails. They’ll make all your familiar favorites, as well as intriguing house specialties and their signature Fishbowl. To take your evening to the next level, a rotating line-up of local DJs perform classic R’n’B and old school tunes, every Friday Saturday from 6pm and Sunday afternoon from 4pm.

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