The Top 10 Gold Coast Surf Clubs where you can get a great meal, as voted by you!
10. RAINBOW BAY SLSC
Location: 2 Snapper Rocks Road, Rainbow Bay
Locals and holidaymakers rub shoulders in a club whose regulars include Joel Parkinson, Mick Fanning and Stephanie Gilmore. The chicken parmigiana is extra large, designed to fill the belly of a hungry surfer after a day on the waves. Specials nights include Barra Wednesdays and Schnitzel Thursdays.
Rainbow Bay Surf Club serves up a mean fish and chips. Source: Supplied
9. BURLEIGH SLSC
Location: Cnr Goodwin Terrace and Gold Coast Highway
Classic surf club menu includes chicken parmigiana, barbecue ribs, and wild-caught barramundi and chips. For something a little bit fancy, there’s the prawn and scallop linguine or warm caramelised ginger pork and apple salad. All are served with views of beach, park and heritage- listed Burleigh Arcade.
8. PALM BEACH SLSC
Crn Seventh Avenue and Jefferson’s Lane, Palm Beach
Here it’s all about surf, turf and fresh simple fare served up with great views. Try the Palmy Burger, a Wagu beef burger with bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, caramelised onion and tomato chutney on toasted Turkish. Bistro open for lunch and dinner seven days and breakfast Saturday and Sunday.
Palm Beach Surf Club is about surf, turf and fresh simple fare. Source: Supplied
7. SOUTHPORT SLSC
Macarthur Parade, Main Beach
Steak and seafood may be popular, but there are regulars prepared to rack up kilometres for the triple-stacked smokey barbecue pork ribs. All served with views over Main Beach and the chance of spotting veteran sporting greats including Olympian Grant Davies and ironman Mark Bennetts.
Fans of ribs will travel for miles for Southport’s triple-stacked smokey ribs. Source: Supplied
6. MERMAID BEACH SLSC
172 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach
The place where surfers hungry from a day in the water rub shoulders with the millionaire
residents of beachfront Hedges Avenue. Try the coconut barramundi — grilled barra served with coconut cream, steamed rice and Asian greens — or something else from a menu of steak, seafood, pasta and salad for lunch and dinner, specials that include Parmis from Around the World on Thursdays and breakfasts on weekends.
Parmis from Around the World are one of the features at Mermaid Surf Club. Source: Supplied
5. KURRAWA SURF CLUB
Old Burleigh Road, Broadbeach
The three-tiered hot and cold seafood platter mix of fresh, grilled and deep fried treats is best enjoyed on the bistro balcony where you can smell the salt, enjoy views of Kurrawa Beach and park and maybe even see the spray of passing whales. Fast, fresh traditional surf club fare includes a chicken parmigiana served with salad and chips, a traditional burger with meat patty, egg, bacon, lettuce, tomato and beetroot on a Turkish bun and a side of the massive chunky cut Badboy chips. Open seven days for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Best of the Gold Coast 2014. Surf Club Meals. Kurrawa Surf Club. Source: Supplied
4. NOBBY BEACH SLSC
Gourmet Bacon of the Month Club Gift (3 months!)
Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary 2015 Wall Calendar
Office Product (DayDream)
Nuby 2 Handle Flip n' Sip Straw Cup, 8 Ounce, 12 Months Plus, Colors May Vary
Baby Product (Luv N Care/NUBY)
Fresh Roasted Coffee for 6 Months (Whole Bean, 1lb)
Melissa & Doug K's Kids Traveling Inchworm
Toy (Melissa & Doug)