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Riverside Dining - Gold Coast Tavern, Bundall, AU-QLD

Gold Coast Tavern

4.4
4.4
134 Reviews
$40 and under
Pub
Gold Coast Tavern is open! Enjoy the premium pub experience dining riverside in Bundall! You can expect the best pub classics with a little Asian influence: from schnitzels to karaage chicken, grain-fed scotch fillet to honey soy pork riblets!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 7 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Pub, Australian, Asian

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:30 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (07) 5500 0214

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Surfers Paradise

  • Parking details

    Hotel Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 134 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Gold Coast

    Good for Groups

  • Gold Coast

    Great for Lunch

  • Gold Coast

    Scenic View

  • Central Gold Coast

    Good for Groups

  • Central Gold Coast

    Great for Lunch

  • Central Gold Coast

    Sunday Lunch

  • Central Gold Coast

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. NP

    NatalieP

    Brisbane

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    We really enjoyed our meals and beers at the Gold Coast Tavern. Great to have a good tavern style dining option in this area. Food was reasonably priced and really great quality. I found the band and the Bar Area a little loud but it was a Friday night.
  2. HS

    HuyenS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time here and it was fantastic. Came here for lunch on Sunday and the service is warm and friendly. Food selection is great and it is reasonably priced and delicious. Great sunny view outside. Perfect for a casual lunch and great for big groups.
  3. RW

    RachelW

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great lunch and place to stop before going to HOTA. Definitely will be back. Cheers
  4. SB

    SueB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Staff were very polite & attentive - both at the bar & table service. Food excellent. Small point - entree plate was not taken away before the mains came out. Rewards card done & given to me before we even left.
  5. BC

    BrettC

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service and a lovely atmosphere
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place was amazing. Every staff member was so kind and helpful. The bar staff were top notch. The cocktails tasted fantastic. The atmosphere was perfect. The dj they had was great fitted in so well with the vibe they had going. Lighting was so good perfect for a date.
  7. TB

    ToniB

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Easy parking, great, fresh food. Service excellent along with communication about meal wait times etc. we booked an early dinner as we were going to HOTA for a show. Staff very accomodating. Lots of patrons along with live music, bar, bistro made it pretty noisy although it was a Saturday night. The Tavern was definitely vibing for a big night.
  8. MJ

    MelJo

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    The meals were average and took almost an hour to arrive. Half of our table received their meals first, even though I ordered first. One of the members of our table had eaten over half a pizza before our meals arrived. No salt/pepper on tables, although the wait staff was putting salt and pepper shakers on some tables when delivering some meals. Out table and the table next to us didn't receive any. The food was rather bland and needed seasoning. We won't be back.
  9. Z

    Zfam

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    No complaints- service prompt and friendly and all our meals delicious and fairly priced.
  10. LA

    LAURAC

    Brisbane

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    prefer a burger, which is rather large to be on a plate, not in a silly basket that you cant cut the burger into half on. Quite noisy
  11. JS

    JaniceS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    This is a lovely venue on the river with a good ambience.
  12. JH

    JillH

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service from all staff Ambience great, sunny and bright, overlooking to water. Meals excellent.
  13. MD

    MichaelD

    Brisbane

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food2service3ambience4
    We ordered the Barramundi and the chicken schnitzel. The Barra was excellent. The schnitzel was cold, like it was precooked and only partially warmed. The venue itself was very pleasant. We booked for midday, which was a good move because the place was packed by 1pm. The staff were cheerful, helpful and friendly.
  14. LS

    LoseeS

    Brisbane

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Lovely pub overlooking the water. Friendly efficient staff. Highly recommend!
  15. KH

    KiaraH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    To be honest, I see these lovely photos on Facebook But had wait time for cocktails was atleast an hour and finished our meals before we got the cocktails. Food was average, The corn was good though. Kids pizza didn’t get eaten as it didn’t taste nice. Meat on nachos had no flavour. Not enough sauce on chicken burger. A waiter took half of our table before we were all finished and still waiting on our cocktails which we found rude soo then we were crammed together with a smaller table. For future reference communication with customers is key! Regularly informing customers about wait times on orders. Not trying to be a Karen but due to being a manager at another venue you notice a lot of this. Also asking how meals were ruther then waiting until we left
  16. KO

    KristalO

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Espresso Martini the best iv had in a long time! And only $15!
  17. IK

    IK07

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Overall a good experience, our lunch booking was for farewell lunch. Only slight downside is that our meals did not come out all together - there was 8 of us dining. Food was reasonably priced and tasty.
  18. MG

    MichelleG

    Gold Coast

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    great location on the canal, light and open, fresh air with windows open. Can sit outside in the sun or along window view. Segragated areas for sport, bistro and functions. Service friendly and quick.
  19. SM

    SuzanneM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience5
    We had 5 for lunch all ordered at the same time. 2 people had finished their meals before the other 3 came out. They were sitting on the hot plate for nearly 10 mins as they did not appear to have any staff to deliver. Only one person behind the bar making drinks and was rude to a customer who asked if there were any other staff. Quote "NO" Wait time for a drink was 7 mins and 25 -45 for food. I would not say it was very busy only 20% capacity. Quality of Staff over the last 6 months has deteriorate. I used to love the staff and they were so good. Now not so much.
  20. DK

    DebK

    Brisbane

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Excellent alternative to HOTA's eateries before a show!
  21. D

    Davet

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We couldn’t stay due to loudness if the music and we are music lovers
  22. KM

    KimM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time my wife & I had been here but it won't be our last visit. Food was excellent, great atmosphere and friendly helpful staff, which as we all know makes or breaks a place.
  23. SM

    SteveM

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    The Sirloin steak with Prawn topper was the best I have had on the GC
  24. HP

    HelenP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    We often go to the GC Tavern as it is local to work. The lunch menu is good value and the food is always fresh and as we normally pre-order as we have limited time from work, they deliver to our table in a timely manner with a smile. Will try dinner there one day soon, although the view and ambiance is wonderful at lunch.
  25. JM

    JaneM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved Gold Coast tavern, about time there is live music
  26. GB

    GregB

    Adelaide

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We were looking for a place to eat before a game at Metricon and came across this place by accident (not from Qld and chose it as it was close by) and we were so glad we did! What a great little place on the Nerang River, great food and the guys playing the music in the background had us wanting to stay for the afternoon! Would definitely go back again..
  27. BM

    BronwynM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Gold coast Tavern has become our local. The atmosphere, food and service is always incredible. A special shout out to Grace, she truly is a asset to the business.
  28. MG

    MichelleG

    Gold Coast

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere, plenty seating, natural light and good live band. Great service and food, will definitely be going back.
  29. N

    Naomi

    Gold Coast

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We came in to watch the State of Origin and had the best night. Happy friendly staff, great atmosphere, sensational selection of drinks and the food was delicious. Possibly the best cooked steak I’ve had in years. Gold Coast Tavern is a little suburban gem!
  30. H

    Heath

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Always great service & atmosphere however food not as good as usual
  31. LB

    LizzyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great lunch specials. Lovely spot! Staff always provide exceptional service!
  32. L

    Lee144

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All 3 enjoyed our meal from Salmon to Steak to Nachos. Service quite quick. Enjoyed live music will come again during day to see the water view.
  33. M

    Macca

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall3food3service1ambience3
    Service was slow, I've been before and the lunch has come out really quickly, we only have 45mins for lunch. Our lunch yesterday we waited over 30mins then had to rush to finish it or take it back to work
  34. SM

    SusanM

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good range in menus with a pleasant outlook to the canal.
  35. DP

    DonnaP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food great service great prices and a good selection of food on the menu, music was just a little loud was very hard to have a conversation within our group.

    Gold Coast TavernResponded on May 24, 2022Hi Donna! Thank you for the lovely review- we will pass on the great comments to our service team! I'm sorry to hear the music was too loud for your group, we will pass on your comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon :)

  36. EH

    EllieH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Extremely enjoyable night, the only downside was trying what to order as everything looked incredible on the menu.

    Gold Coast TavernResponded on May 24, 2022Hi Ellie! Thank you for such a great review! We hope to see you again soon to eat your way through the rest of the menu :)

  37. PF

    PeterF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was lovely staff friendly and attentive, it was our second time there. and we will be back.
  38. JP

    JanetP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the pork belly and the Wednesday steaks! Can’t fault the chef
  39. JJ

    JoJo

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Regular on a Wednesday night fir $20 steak night. Have eaten here many times and food and service always top notch. Fantastic venue.
  40. A

    Anon

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2
    We arrived at 12pm and didn't get our food until 1:15pm. Other tables had arrived after us and they received their meals, ate and left before we had even received our meal. We were told they pre-ordered and they get preference....when our food came out it was cold. Very disappointed.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables

FAQs

Gold Coast Tavern is rated 4.4 stars by 134 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 7 times today
Google Map for Gold Coast Tavern

150 Bundall Rd, Bundall, AU-QLD 4217

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Surfers Paradise

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:30 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Pub, Australian, Asian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Hotel Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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