18 Buffets On The Gold Coast | All You Can Eat

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Are you ready for the BEST buffets on the Gold Coast, QLD?

On the hunt for a bottomless pit of fresh prawns or an endless supply of dessert? Luckily for you, there’s a limitless range of all you can eat buffets scattered across the Gold Coast, including a variety of dishes that your taste buds simply can’t way to enjoy.

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Whether you’re stopping by for the day or spending the week by the beach, here are a few restaurants along the Gold Coast that offer all you can eat buffets. For more kid-friendly activities, check out out list of the best things to do on the Gold Coast with kids.

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All You Can Eat Buffets

1. Waves Seafood Buffet | Surfers Paradise

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The Waves Seafood buffet dining room interior

The Waves Seafood Buffet located in Surfers Paradise is highly acclaimed for its delectable seafood offerings. Recently, we had the pleasure of indulging in their seafood buffet dinner and can confidently attest that it is an ideal dining destination for families with children. The experienced chefs prepare a vast assortment of fresh seafood options such as prawns, oysters, mussels, crab, and fish to perfection. Additionally, an extensive selection of sides, salads, and desserts, including a tempting chocolate fountain, are available to satiate diverse palates.

The restaurant boasts an airy and spacious ambience, making it a perfect spot for family gatherings. Kids especially relish adding their favourite sweets to the chocolate fountain. The staff is courteous and attentive, further enhancing the overall enjoyable dining experience.

Address: 3032 Surfers Paradise Blvd

Read our review of Waves here, and view their website here.

2. The Shoreline Restaurant | Main Beach

Why not couple a thrilling day at SeaWorld with a delicious buffet? Served daily, the Shoreline Restaurant offers a diverse range of cuisines, tasty desserts, and live cooking displays. Not to mention, on Friday and Saturday nights, the venue hosts a generous seafood buffet.

Please note this buffet is closed on Wednesday and Sunday

Address: 120 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach

If this sounds good to you, view their website for more information by clicking here.

3. Terraces Restaurant | Main Beach

If you’re on the hunt for a seafood buffet, Terraces Restaurant can deliver. Dig into Australian oysters and prawns, along with bread, pastries, roasted meats, and a wide range of desserts. Prices for the buffet vary between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Address: Level 1, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, 71 Sea World Drive, Gold Coast

Learn more about Terraces Restaurant by viewing their official website. Click here to do so.

4. Four Winds – Temporarily Closed | Surfers Paradise

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The Four Winds food display

The Four Winds revolving restaurant couples an extensive buffet menu with spectacular 360-degree views across the Gold Coast. Enjoy stunning views of the coast-line while digging into spring rolls, prawns, squid, roasted meats, oysters, mussels, pork belly, beef curry, fried rice, fish, BBQ pork, Caesar salad, pavolva, and much more. Prices vary across the week, and whether guests are dining for Lunch or Dinner. Prior bookings are essential. Visitors will receive 3 hours parking when dining.

Address: 26/2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise

Check out their official website by clicking here.

5. Citrique | Surfers Paradise

The Citrique Restaurant in the Marriot offers a wide buffet for everyone to enjoy. Dig into fresh seafood and enjoy the colourful atmosphere that surrounds. Prior reservations are recommended. Only available on weekends.

Address: 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise

For more information, we recommend looking at their official website. Click here.

6. IL Barocco, Palazzo Versace | Main Beach

The IL Barocco offers its diverse buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The venue provides fresh seafood every Sunday for lunch, along with fish, meat, chicken, and delicious produce. Alternatively, start your day with the venue’s buffet breakfast, with a variety of breakfast classics and unlimited barista coffee.

Address: 94 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach

Click here to view their official website for more information.

7. Season Buffet | Southport

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Season Buffet dining room display

Head over to the Season Buffet for all you can eat BBQ. The venue offers hundreds of delicious dishes to choose from, varying from cooked dishes to uncooked items. The staff is friendly as well!

Address: 80 Scarborough St, Southport

For more information, check out their official Facebook page by clicking here.

8. Saltwater Creek Hotel | Helensvale

The Saltwater Creek Hotel’s buffet is open for Lunch and Dinner on Friday and Saturday. They are open on Sunday for dinner only. With an extensive menu, stop by to build your own burger. Also enjoy international dishes, roasted meats, soups, and desserts. Not to mention, kids can enjoy video games, a colouring-in area, and prize claw machines in the Kid’s Corner.

Address: 40 Siganto Dr, Helensvale

Check out their official website by clicking here!

9. Hanlan’s Restaurant, Novotel | Surfers Paradise

The Novotel in Surfers Paradise offers an extensive breakfast buffet and fresh all you can eat seafood. Breakfast is available from 6 am and includes a variety of classic dishes to kickstart your day. Alternatively, make your way to Hanlan’s from 5:30 pm to 9 pm for a fresh selection of seafood. Prior booking is recommended.

Address: Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

For more information, view their official website by clicking here.

10. Fables Restaurant | Surfers Paradise

The Fables Restaurant hosts an extensive buffet for everyone to enjoy. Make your way down for breakfast and kickstart the morning with a range of classic items. Alternatively, Fables has a generous dinner buffet on offer, including curries, roasted meats, pasta, rice, soup, and much more.

Address: Ground Floor, 25 Laycock Street, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Check out their official website to view their full menu, as well as their opening hours. Click here.

11. Brazilian Flame Bar And Grill | Surfers Paradise

If you’re in the mood for an all you can eat Brazilian BBQ feast, head over to the Brazilian Flame Bar and Grill. Meat skewers are consistently being delivered to the table, making the buffet experience even easier. Also, head over to the salad bar and hot food buffet to grab a few dishes to compliment the meat.

Get your discount meals here

Address: T2.04 Soul Boardwalk, 4 The, Esplanade, Surfers Paradise

If this sounds appealing to you, feel free to check out their official website! Click here.

12. Mercure Resort | Carrara

The Mercure Resort provides a daily buffet breakfast that simply cannot be overlooked. Enjoy a variety of classic, popular brekky options that are sure to satisfy everyone. For prices and a menu, consider contacting the venue.

Address: 64 Palm Meadows Dr, Carrara

Check out more information on the Mercure Resort by clicking here.

13. Kalinda | Benowa

Enjoy a classic breakfast buffet while overlooking a tropical lagoon; the RACV Resort’s Kalinda restaurant offers a memorable dining experience. Kickstart the day with their breakfast buffet, including both continental and hot options. The menu includes fresh produce, pastries, juice, coffee, and much more.

Address: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Level 2, Ross Street, Benowa

Look at their official website by clicking here.

14. Hilton | Surfers Paradise

If you’re staying at the Hilton, be sure to head down for their delicious buffet breakfast on offer. Including all the classics, there’s sure to be something to satisfy anyone. For an additional $4, visitors can enjoy espressos and special coffee.

Address: 6 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

If you’re looking for more information, click here.

15. Cove Cafe | Hope Island

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Cove Cafe dining room interior

Make your way to the Cove Cafe to enjoy their delicious buffet breakfast. Dig into seasonal fruits, Queensland yoghurt, pastries, eggs, juices, and much more. The buffet is designed specifically for younger kids, as it aims to take them on an exciting food adventure to uncover diverse flavours, textures, smells, and tastes from all over the world. Alternatively, head over on Saturday nights to enjoy the seafood buffet, comprised off mussels, oysters, roasted meats, salads, and desserts.

Address: InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort Manor Circle, Sanctuary Cove

Take a look at their official website for more information! Click here.

16. Relish Bar And Grill, Crown Plaza | Surfers Paradise

The Crowne Plaza’s Relish Bar and Grill offer their full buffet breakfast. Every day of the week, you can head over to kickstart your day with a variety of classic brekky options.

Address: G Floor/2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise

For their full menu, as well as opening hours, click here

17. Frenzy Food Court, Southport Sharks | Southport

Head down to the Southport Shark’s Frenzy Food Court to enjoy their delicious all you can eat buffet breakfast. The buffet offers a variety of hot and cold options to start your morning the right way.

Address: Musgrave Ave, Southport

Click here to view their official website.

18. SkyPoint Observation Deck | Surfers Paradise

Couple your buffet breakfast with impeccable views of the Gold Coast at the SkyPoint Observation Deck. The buffet offers fresh juice, coffee, tea, seasonal fruit, cereals, pastries, mueslis, bread, bacon, eggs, and sausages. Can you picture a better way to start the day?

Address: Unit 6301/9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise

To view their official website, click here

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