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Alexandra Gibson3 years ago

The Europeans always do it better

Although we all wish we could live somewhere in the Mediterranean, sometimes the closest thing to experiencing the beauty of a foreign culture is an authentic restaurant at home. The Gold Coast is blessed with being so close to the ocean that it is only fitting it also has some of the best European restaurants right at its shores. So if your favourite food includes chargrilled meats and seafood, then you don't have to worry about finding a restaurant that will deliver the goods. Visit one of these Gold Coast restaurants that are serving up the tastiest dishes if you're a Euro foodie.

Greek

Hellenika Greek Eatery

Amazing Greek food, Hellenika Greek Eatery - Gold Coast
Amazing Greek food, Hellenika Greek Eatery – Gold Coast

Hellenika Greek Eatery is one of the most popular restaurants that offers a feast of Greek food. Simple authentic home-style food is well worth the wait if you are looking to take your friends out for a great meal and some fantastic wine to accompany it. Start your meal off with chargrilled calamari, flash fried baby squid and Cypriot meatballs that are cooked to perfection and delivered straight to your dining table. What makes this restaurant something out of the ordinary is the fact that the atmosphere is laid-back and the focus is on the flavours of the food. Hellenika Greek Eatery also has a comprehensive wine list which will add that extra kick to your fantastic meal; choose from an eclectic list which focuses on Greek varieties to accompany the palate.
Where: 2235 Gold Coast Highway, Nobby Beach QLD 4218

German

Bavarian Haus Restaurant

Tuck into pork, Bavarian Haus Restaurant - Gold Coast
Tuck into pork, Bavarian Haus Restaurant – Gold Coast

For those of you who really do enjoy a hearty meal, head to Bavarian Haus Restaurant for a German treat. Choose from a range of authentic dishes which include Bratwurst sausage, pork kasseler, crispy pork knuckle and of course, a Wiener schnitzel. This establishment has been one of the most popular European restaurants on the Gold Coast for years, serving customers the best kind of meaty meals in Surfers Paradise. As you walk through the door, get ready to be transported back in time to a rustic tavern somewhere near the Alps for wholesome food and of course amazing beer. If this is your first time going to this venue, be sure to book a table for you and your friends because this place can get pretty crowded.
Where: 41 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

French

Provincial Restaurant & Bar

Modern French cuisine, Provincial Restaurant, Gold Coast
Modern French cuisine, Provincial Restaurant, Gold Coast

There is something about French cuisine that every country in the world appreciates. Whether it’s the simple things like dishes which have been plated to perfection, or the innovative cooking ingredients that are used to turn a good meal into a great one, there is one thing that’s for certain; the French know how to cook. Provincial Restaurant and Bar is no exception to the rule with its modern French cuisine offered on the exclusive strip of Tedder Avenue in Main Beach. There is never a time to not have fine French food, so if it’s just you and your significant other, reserve a table for two when you feel like being romantic. Their dining menu is simply mouth-watering that includes duo of lamb, chicken involtini and Provincial marinara.
Where: 26 Tedder Avenue, Main Beach QLD 4217

Seafood and Mediterranean

Galaxy Seafood and Meditteranean

Seafood galore, Galaxy Seafood and Meditteranean - Gold Coast
Seafood galore, Galaxy Seafood and Meditteranean – Gold Coast

If the reason you love Meditteranean food is because of the seafood then you are in for a surprise at Galaxy Seafood and Mediterranean. Feast your eyes on an array of freshly caught seafood that is delivered straight to your table just the way you like it. One of the most popular dishes on the menu is the Galaxy Mixed Grill which includes filled steak, lamb skewer, chicken skewer and meatballs served with vegetables. You can also bring your kids to this fantastic restaurant for a feed if they are also a fan of seafood. The portion sizes at Galaxy Seafood and Meditteranean are generous so make it a family event when you visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner. For those of you who still aren’t full after a Mediterranean meal, don’t forget to try their dessert menu which includes classics like Baklava that go great with a coffee.
Where: Shop 6/50 Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

Where do you like to taste European food on the Gold Coast?

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