Don’t retreat this weekend. Help support your local Gold Coast legends during this crisis.

If you’re feeling healthy and hanging for a feed, frothy or just some fresh air then we’ve listed down some of the many food joints around the Gold Coast that are offering up their (thoroughly disinfected) services, with a smile. And even if you can’t dine out at the moment, many are being so kind as to offer takeaway and delivery options for your convenience. Be kind and support your locals.

1. Oi Izakaya

Don’t miss out on sashimi and sake from your fave local Izakaya. Oi Izakaya is open for business and from next week you can even pre-order yourself a limited bespoke Bento box made fresh every day. 

Sushi plate from Oi Izakaya

2. The Henchman

Support your locals in Miami. The Henchman are riding the wave and keeping customers satisfied as usual by running a $200 breakfast giveaway prize for you and 3 mates to enjoy.

3. Mario’s

Self-isolation doesn’t mean surviving on canned beans and frozen veg. The team at Mario’s is ready to make sure you don’t go hungry by offering up a some special deals, check out their latest latest IG post to see what we’re talking about.

Spread from Mario's in an effort to support your locals in Broadbeach

4. Fat Freddy’s 

Fat Freddy’s is ensuring no one has to miss out on their cheat meal this week by offering up their delish burgs, fries and beverages homebound style with takeaway and full bottle shop services available.   

Spread of food from Fat Freddy's to offer up their takeaway services to support locals in isolation this week

5. Sisterhood Coffee 

Serving up the caffeine hit we all NEED right now is Sisterhood coffee. And if you’re feeling cheeky don’t forget to grab a breaky burg to stay or go.  

Person holding coffee cup from Sisterhood Coffee at the beach.

6. ilikeramen 

Don’t rummage your local grocer looking for that quality tofu, just head down to ilikeramen and get a hot steamin’ bowl of vegan heaven in a bowl. Side it with a cocktail or two and you’ll be laughing. Takeaway also available for those who prefer the couch and PJ’s.

Vegan ramen, cocktail and bao to promote their opening

7. Daymaker

Your faves are still on the menu so don’t be stressing anytime soon. As long as you’re feeling fine, the guys at Daymaker are ready to make your morning much better. 

Breakfast spread from Daymaker

8. Nude Sisters Kitchen 

If you need a break from the news, go and treat yourself with a coffee buzz and a vegan nutella stack from Nude Sisters, we promise, it’s going to cure any weekend blues right away. 

Spread of nutella vegan pancakes from Nude Sisters kitchen

9. Little Mermaid

Brunch in bed with the Little Mermaids $20 takeaway. Stuck in quarantine? Call a pal to do a pick up and drop it at the door … what are friends for right?

Brunch offer image of food to support locals in isolation

10. Balter Brewing

The team at Balter HQ are keeping the doors open to keep the bevvies with the boys alive. Social distancing is in full swing so contactless payments only. 

Balter Brewing beer on a table

11. Jimmy Wah’s

Open 7 days a week, lunch and dinner. Get your ‘healthy’ crew together and share some of the best Vietnamese on the Goldy, or order some takeaway, whatever your situation, Jimmy is providing.

Spread of Vietnamese food from Jimmy Wah's

12. Hideaway Kitchen and Bar

Dig into some tasty asian-fusion treats at Hideaway this weekend. Open as usual and serving up chilli margs like they’re going out of fashion. Book a sunny spot under the brollys for lunch or order on Deliveroo using code ‘DOOR2DOOR’ for $5 off your first 2 orders. 

Two chilli margaritas on a bar bench from Hideaway

13. Burgster 

Burgers and beers for dinner? For the ultimate feed without dining out, call up Burgster and get your hands on one of their limited takeaway packs that’ll feed the whole fam or at least one very hungry human. 

Image of chicken burger

14. The Salt Mill

Don’t miss out on your acai fix this weekend. The Salt Mill is still trading as normal whilst also adhering to the strict health and safety regulations in place. 

Picture of person holding acai bowl from The Salt Mill on the beach to support locals

15. Ally Chow 

Dine in or order online, either way the team at Ally Chow are ready and waiting to serve up some of the best Asian fusion on the Goldy, grab a few bao and maybe a cocktail or two and all worries will drift away.  

Spread of bao on a table at Ally Chow

16. Balboa Italian

One of our Palm Beach faves is now offering takeaway and delivery on the most-loved Balboa dishes. Open a bottle of red and dig into an Italian dream; in the comfort of your home.

Chef holding up takeaway bag and pizza from Balboa to support locals that are stuck in isolation

17. Refinery Coffee 

Hygiene first, caffeine second. Grab a coffee fix maybe a fresh cookie and ease into your weekend knowing you’re in safe (clean) hands. 

Coffee cups from Refinery Coffee stacked on the coffee machine

18. Lost Palms

Your weekend doesn’t have to be a quiet one, join the guys down at Lost Palms for a few beers, burgers and a good time. 

Can of Lost Palms beer being poured into glass at the brewery to support locals

19. Aloha

Aloha is open for business and ready to dish up some fan faves like tacos, dumplings, bao buns and of course it wouldn’t be the same without their knockout cocktails. Capacity may be limited but that doesn’t mean the vibe has to be.

Image of Wednesday deal from Aloha for $1 dumplings to bring in customers to support local business

20. Justin Lane

Eat, drink and be messy still applies during these difficult times. Justin Lane has opened their rooftop as normal but for those looking to stay in and avoid crowds, takeaway is always an option. 

Spread of pizza, wine and antipasto on the rooftop at Justin Lane

Just to name a few …

You don’t need to contribute to the nasty nonsense and neglect your favourite places to eat, out of fear. These guys are taking all of the necessary precautions to insure safe and healthy venues and ask that you do too.

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