White Rhino - Gold Coast

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413 Reviews
$40 and under
Australian
White Rhino Bar & Eats is like nothing the Gold Coast has seen before!
A refreshing, vibrant venue in the heart of Surfers Paradise that is quickly becoming the new favourite amongst locals, visitors, bloggers and Insta-famous socialites!

Covered in greenery with bird cage booth seating, indoor and outdoor options, a mezzanine level and even a rock wall with a waterfall (yes, we said waterfall!) – White Rhino really is an experience in itself with an extensive food serving lunch and dinner, a mouth-watering cocktail list and award winning wines!

Some of the White Rhino favourites include the Prawn & Spanner Crab Fettuccine, the Black Angus Eye Fillet and of course, the Wagyu Beef Burger! ‘The White Rhino experience’ is a must try, saving you from having to make that terrible decision by covering both the sweet and the savoury cravings!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • 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
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 413 people are saying
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ChelleM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here for my daughters birthday and had a wonderful time. Staff were friendly and helpful, food was delicious. Loved the entertainment and the decor - gave it a laid back vibe. Cocktails were pretty cool too! Family friendly - we would definitely go back.

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MattS
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Amazing cocktails, very cool venue and great vibe!

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RafaelA
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What made our dinner more special ( apart the wonderful cocktails ) was the Venezuelan chef visit our table because we want to congratulate her for the food.
Was a extraordinary touch for the night ! Amazing customer service. Congratulations for all the White Rhinos team.

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AnnieH
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had Wednesday night special 10c chicken wings. They were excellent. But I don’t understand why music in these venues has to be so loud. You can hardly have a conversation with your friends. Lower the music level and we would have stayed longer and bought more drinks.

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Alinep
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food3service3ambience5

Last night was one of the better nights my friends and I have had at White Rhino in a long time

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RebekahK
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love White Rhino and keep introducing my friends to it. Great service, have had interaction with most of the staff and they are so friendly and accommodating. Great food and drinks and the live entertainment is the best! Special mentions to Bridget, Desiree, Sienna and Koi Boys xxx

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice food and atmosphere,friendly staff

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Thomas
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience2

Music was way too loud from my experience, definitely recommend only blasting the music at nights & not during lunch hours, but other than that- tasty food, tasty drinks, although quite pricey, still tasty!

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RamS
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and atmosphere will recommend to my friends such a classy fun lounge bar

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GaryH
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was amazing food, quick and friendly service and amazing value!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good food and service, venue had a great vibe with decor and music.

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GregS
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great well priced place. Service great lovely night out

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Customer
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The only issue I had was when someone took our roses on our table that came with one of the drinks. She didn’t ask if we wanted them or state that she had to take them back. Just swooped in a stole them which I rather rude. But the food was great. Overall service was great. Really nice. Music and atmosphere was great.

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JinJin
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service the girls there were so sweet and loved the cocktails and food! Sienna was amazing

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Gerardo
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

the 2 steaks were served at room temperature . Would have been better if they were hot

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, tasty food, awesome live music... What more could you want?

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BiljanaS
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything great . Our favourite spot . Keep going you are the best

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SamanthaG
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Service and food were great which needed to be to make up for the VERY expensive cocktails that were actually mediocre at best. Live music was very cool, great atmosphere and friendly staff.

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TyronneE
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

So we have been at White Rhino a few times and would definitely go back again.
My only issue with this visit was that theyforgot about my drink order, my wife and daughter had theirs.
I had to ask and it came with the food.
Does looked liked the beer has been poured but been standing at the bar .
Not cold at all.
Other than that, no drama.

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LindaM
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The slow cooked beef pasta was lovely my daughter had the pesto chicken pasta which was lovely. My other daughter ordered a steak medium rare which was overdone do a bit disappointing but still lovely

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CaitlynM
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a beautiful night of cocktails and yummy food with my partner. We were greeted by the gorgeous Sienna at the front, and the amazing Carly served us and provided excellent service. We had a great night and the staff really made it.

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JoshT
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall1food3service3ambience1

Went for 10c wings Wednesday, not only can only it false advertising, it wasn't a great deal after being told you can only have 10 x 10c wings per drink order!
After ordering my $10 drink then ordering my wings, ended up having to buy more drinks for more wings!
There were only 3 flavours with NO dipping sauce, we had to ask and pay for dipping sauce!!!!

Avoid this rort of a deal! There are better places for cheap wings!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Wednesday special was great 10c wings was awesome love all the drink options, will come back again!

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nicolac
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Food was great, the atmosphere was great,great price

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Yeti
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Service was good but my meal was average and mentioned to waitress and she agreed but nothing done about it

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KrisT
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

After 4-6 cocktails each, we returned home feeling very sober. We blew into a calibrated breath tester and we all blew under 0.05, with one of the group blowing 0. With this evidence, we firmly believe there was little to no alcohol in our $25-35 cocktails.

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AbbeyW
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience1

the only complaint was the atmosphere of the other patrons.

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Zac7
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Staff were sooo rude, we forgot to pay as we had never been there thinking they’d bring the cheque, as we came back in and paid they didn’t give us a Thankyou or anything. Music wasn’t great either only played 1-2 good songs for the hour we were there. They took 2 chairs from our table even though we needed them and booked the table, not very professional. I wouldn’t suggest this place to anyone and I will not be returning. :)

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. My favourite. Such a great atmosphere. Cant wait to come back!!!

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LeanneP
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great tasting. Fabulous staff. Awesome music. Vibe of the place is awesome.

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SarahW
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed the share plates - we had pork belly, chicken, duck spring rolls and halloumi fries. The standout was the extensive cocktail selection- we worked our way through quite “a few” 😉🍹. The live music (duo - singer and saxophonist) were fantastic and added to the vibe. Service was also prompt, attentive and friendly. Overall we had a fab night - would highly recommend 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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WolfgangK
4 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Was an amazing experience, we where just lucky to have the best waitress you could think off ... food was served fresh and hot .. lot of places don’t know how to do is any longer ... spent more time and money as planned, worth while every dollar:) well done white Rhino Team

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RichardD
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place to eat with plenty of visual candy around the restaurant. Only comment would be that the volume of the background music was too high which makes if difficult for conversations around the table.

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taraB
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was most memorable. Our server Mel was incredible fun polite and on point with recommendations. She was vibrant and so very helpful. Would come back again because of her service

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siting
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

$38 steaks that have a tiny smear of mash and one tiny piece of broccoli. Wait staff who collect drinks but won’t take an oder for a drink. $14 beers. The band was terrible didn’t play the older classics, the saxophone was broken then they ate their dinner for 30 minutes on the stage. After an hour and a half booted from the table by the rudest Karen you’ll ever meet. Then go to pay at the front and told to find a waitress. All of the trendy younger crowd have left with all the oldies remaining. Pathetic experience!

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Jaimie
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

It was my mums birthday and we thought we would go and have a great night at your restaurant but we were so unimpressed. We asked for the heater to be put on because it was cold and they had ran out of gas in multiple heaters so the waitress went and asked the hostess to get her heater and she said no the waitress then came up to us and explained that the hostess had abruptly said no they aren’t having my heater. As paying customers we were appalled at her attitude. I have worked in hospitality and I understand the stress and what no but her attitude was disgusting.

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LizE
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very noisy place. Was put at an outside table and it was very cold and windy. Asked if could move heater, was told no. Food expensive for what it was......nothing flash.

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Janelle
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Great place to go and drink with friends. But the food was expensive for the quality that it was which was disappointing.

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kiki
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience1

I enjoy eating here majority of the time and never have any problems, only ever have had one and waited 20 minutes for drinks to come out after waiting 15 minutes for food. Our drinks were made smaller and I felt as though I was ripped off but apart from this I loved it.

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AkossuwaA
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall2food4service5ambience5

Atmosphere is energetic and welcoming. Food is so good, just a very long wait time. Staff are friendly

FAQs

White Rhino - Gold Coast offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (07) 5619 8197.

White Rhino - Gold Coast is rated 4 stars by 413 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.