Gold Coast Dinner and Show Venues

Jared Jeffery

01 Mar, 2022, 5:02 pm


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There’s something oh-so-special about getting together with your mates and catching up over a meal of seriously epic food. Whether it’s having the opportunity to bond over the incredible flavours, making a toast to your friendship with your drink of choice or just spending time together without any distractions, it’s something that people from all walks of life, cultures and countries can get around. 

But there is one thing that tops it. The only thing better than a dinner with your buddies is a dinner and show with all your nearest and dearest. It’s something you likely associate with New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, but it turns out you don’t have to travel to the other side of the world for a top-notch experience. In fact, you’re absolutely spoiled for choices right here on the Gold Coast

Beyond the stretches of glistening blue waters, golden sands and idyllic landscape, the region is home to a pumping nightlife scene that seems to get better by the year. As well as all the bars, restaurants and clubs that you’d expect from a city like this, Queensland’s unofficial party town is also home to a growing number of dinner and show venues

It’s an experience that brings an extra layer of fun to your standard catch up dinner and will leave you with a bunch of memories that you’ll still be talking about in years to come. Each venue specialises in its own kind of show, with some offering a range of different options throughout the week – every week. 

At Wicked Nightlife Tours, we’ve tried them all. We’ve visited the venues, tasted the food and watched the shows with our own two eyes. All that experience has not only proven how much the Gold Coast truly has to offer, but it’s also shown us which places are well worth the visit. 

To ensure you have the best possible experience, we’ve put together this handy list of top notch locations on the Coast. Ready for a night to remember? Read on to discover the top Gold Coast dinner and show venues. 


Top Gold Coast Dinner and Show Venues 

Draculas Cabaret 

Do you want to be thrilled with excitement? Scream with fear? Dracula’s Cabaret on the Gold Coast has your name all over it! This is your chance to experience an unforgettable evening that will leave you totally breathless, seriously awe-inspired and on the edge of your seat from the very first moment. It’s a truly one of a kind experience that you’ll still be talking about in years to come. 

Enter the venue via the Ghost Train ride into the Theatre of the Vampire, where weird waiters and talented performers will greet you with equal parts excitement and wonder. Before they sink their teeth into the action, take a seat at your table and order yourself a horror-themed cocktail to get started. 

With a drink in hand and food on its well, you’ll be well and truly ready for an evening of comedy, rock, circus, puppetry and amazing stage FX. The fast-paced and completely surprising show will entertain you from the moment it starts right up until the very last second. We won’t tell you too much about what to expect, but the unexpected nature of it all is just part of the fun. 

Where: 1 Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach 


Australian Outback Spectacular 

Australia is a place of true wonder. From incredible beaches to sunburnt country, our nation is truly blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in all of the world. On the Gold Coast, you can experience it all. After a full day of surfing, sunbaking and swimming, make your way to the Australian Outback Spectacular for a journey into the heartland of Australia. 

The new and improved show features a transformative arena, mesmerising animals and immersive technology to give you a real insight into life in the outback. As part of the dinner and show, you’ll delve into the real-life struggles of Aussie famers and celebrate the courage, bravery and generosity found in our country towns. As well as getting a more in-depth understanding of how life is in the far west, you’ll also walk away with a whole new appreciation for the stunning, yet unforgiving life on this gorgeous land. 

On top of all of that, you can also enjoy a seriously delicious three-course meal while watching the show. Kick things off with an authentic woodfired veggie tart, served with homemade chutney and a crispy salad. Then, you can follow it up with a tantalizing eye fillet steak or a tender chicken breast with a side of all your favourite roast veggies. To cap it all off, you’ll want to treat yourself to a delicate slice of chocolate tart. It’s oh-so-moorish. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. 

Where: Entertainment Road, Oxenford


Pink Flamingo

The Pink Flamingo in Broadbeach is the world’s first Spiegel club, with nightly performances every Wednesday until Saturday. It’s a touch of burlesque with a hint of Vegas, and it’s one of the best shows you’ll probably ever see. The team behind this venue handpicks its performers from all corners of the globe, including everywhere from Russia and the US to the UK and Mexico. The impressive line-up brings together a selection of talent specialising in mind-spinning aerials, cirque-style acrobatics, sexy choreography and sultry vocal solos. 

The venue itself showcases stylish 1920s art deco interior, with blush pink velvet booths, geometric light fittings, touches of gold and a seriously generous splash of pink as far as the eye can see. You can pair this intimate and immersive experience with your selection from the extensive food menu and the cocktail or beverage of your choosing. Plus, if you head here on a Tuesday night, you can make the most of the “buy one, get one free” drinks special. Do you really need any more reasons to head down there pronto? 

Where: 88 Surf Parade, Broadbeach




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