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Garden Kitchen & Bar at Jupiters Gold Coast Casino

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by Carole Liivrand (subscribe)
I love to explore & share my experiences and photographs with others on the off-chance that they too get a buzz out of simple things at their own back door. My love of food led me to create www.homemadefood.com.au
Published March 6th 2016
It's no gamble to dine at this venue
Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,


Garden Kitchen & Bar has attracted a lot of attention since its opening in mid January 2016.

The casino complex is undergoing a $345m redevelopment which will bring the venue into a new league in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games with a variety of restaurants and the construction of a six-star luxury all-suite tower.

Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
A Warm Welcome is always nice


The winning formula for Garden Kitchen & Bar starts at the Casino entrance with the massive wall of cascading foliage embedded with the name of the restaurant. As you turn the corner the scene opens up as you see reception areas in the foreground and a light and airy restaurant & bar spanning the width of the room and opening out to a very attractive outdoor bar with live music on Sundays, and conservatory-styled dining areas with high vaulted ceilings, lounges, and a leafy outlook. In fact, these are ideal for larger semi-private celebrations.

Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
Conservatory Style or Outdoor Dining/Bar


Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
Looking into the restaurant


With 350 seats, you would think it's easy to get a table. Having eaten lunch here twice within one week, we found mid-week was easy, but come Sunday (late in February) the story was different. We wanted a table for nine people so called three days earlier, only to be told there was nothing available. We called again the next day and got the same story. Not believing this we fronted up on the Sunday and after a twenty minute wait, we were ushered to a table that suited us perfectly.

Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
Inside Bar & Part of Dining Area


The lunch menu is quite varied, offering everything from light seafood entrees to burgers, sandwiches salads and a very nice selection of main courses. You can even build your own meal out of the selection of side dishes. What is really nice is that they use either herbs and vegetables from their own garden or from local farms, sourcing further afield only when necessary.

The open kitchen is in full view, a great thing if you want to see the lamb or roast of the day cooking slowly on the large rotisserie.

Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
The Open Kitchen


Rotisserie Roast of the Day
Rotisserie Roast of the Day


We chose a selection of dishes from the lunch menu, although the Seared Tasmanian Salmon ($29) and the Hot Smoked Salmon Salad ($17) were most popular amongst the girls. The Beer Battered Flathead ($24) and the Char-grilled Pasture-fed Rib Eye ($41) were also a hit, as were the Mooloolabah Spanner Crab crab cakes ($18).

Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
Seared Salmon, House Smoked Salmon, Crab Cakes, & Rib Eye


Both occasions were birthday celebrations, so apart from attentive and prompt service, we were surprised by small birthday cakes accompanied by candles and staff singing "Happy Birthday".

Jupiters, Garden Kitchen & Bar, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Function, Casino,
Birthday Treat


The Garden Kitchen & Bar is open from 7.00 am until 10.00 pm with specific menus for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, as well as a variety of other menus. There is a Dinner Set Menu, a Dessert Menu, a Kids Menu, a Bar Menu and a Banquet Menu. All look and sound great and give locals, tourists and convention delegates numerous good reasons to return.

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Why? New, light, airy, fashionable with great food and atmosphere
Phone: 07 5592 8787
Where: Casino Level, Jupiters Gold Coast, Casino Drive, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Qld 4218
Cost: Reasonable - prices included in article and links
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