• Stepping Out


It’s heating up at The Star this winter, with a range of thrilling dining and entertainment experiences on offer, including special winter warmer menus at all signature dining venues, cork-popping packages with champagne weekends at Garden Kitchen & Bar and American themed month at Harvest Buffet.


American themed month at Harvest Buffet August at Harvest Buffet is all about America, with classic wintery dishes such as New England seafood chowder and apple pie created under the close eye of The Star’s very own American Executive Chef Dustin Osuch.

The menu will also feature classics like Kentucky-style southern fried chicken wings, Chicago hot dogs, South Carolina-style pulled pork and Italian American favourites like spaghetti and meatballs, pepperoni pizza and macaroni and cheese. Last but certainly not least, is the build your own doughnut station at Harvest Buffet.

This August, take full advantage of the delicious 2 metre chocolate fountain and your choice of toppings for the ultimate indulgent snack!

Champagne Weekends at Garden Kitchen & Bar Is that a cork popping?

Don't miss out on Champagne Weekends re-imagined menu! It's bubbles all round for you and your guests who will be treated to a delectable shared lunch with flowing Moet & Chandon Champagne for only $99 per person for two hours.* Shared menu items include pacific oysters, house smoked salmon, ricotta and stapelton watercress, Borrowdale pork, free range chicken and pear and frangipane friand. Upgrades to Veuve Clicquot and Dom Perignon are also available. *Ts&Cs apply.

More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/restaurant-and-bars/garden-kitchen-bar/champagnelunches

Imperial at The Star ‘Winter Warmers’ menu Winter is here so Chef Song Yao Su has created a hearty ‘winter warmers’ menu with the freshest local ingredients to keep you content and cozy this season. The menu offers special provincial dishes inspired from various locations in China including Guangzhou, Hunan, Shanghai, Szechaun and Beijing. Dishes include braised eggplant in plum sauce, steamed New Zealand jumbo oysters with premium XO sauce, steamed scallops with golden garlic, pan fried jalapeno stuffed with mince prawn, and braised beef tendon with daikon. Winter cocktails | Available until 31 August 2019

Warm up this season with any of our winter inspired cocktails at Cherry or Garden Kitchen & Bar. Cherry:

In The Clicq: Veuve Clicquot NV, Hennessey VS, Grand Marinier, Cherry Bitters

Penfolds Winter Club: Penfolds Club Tawny, Cointreau, Ketel One, Sugar Syrup, Blueberries, Lemon Ring

Whisky Skin: Ardberg, Hot Water, Sugar, Lemon Rind with Cloves

Apple Toddy: Johnnie Walker Double Black, Cloudy Apple Juice, Agave

Irish Toddy: Slane Irish Whiskey, Angostura Bitters, Lemon Juice, Agave, Breakfast Tea

Garden Kitchen & Bar:

Rum Hot Chocolate:

Bacardi 8, House Made Ganache from 64% Coco and Milk Mulled Wine: Red Wine, Jack Daniel's Fire, Jack Daniel's Honey, Cinnamon, Cloves Hot Bubba: Bulliet Rye Whiskey, Fresh Lemon & Orange, Maraschino Syrup, Agave, Cinnamon Barrel Aged Boulevardier: Bulliet Rye, Martini Rosso, Campari, Bittlers Barrel Aged Rosita (Tequila Negroni): Grapefruit infused Herradura, Martini Rosso, Campari Nineteen at The Star – Winter Lunch Showcasing Australia’s finest winter produce, treat your taste buds to a seasonally inspired lunch and stunning rooftop views at Nineteen at The Star every Friday and Saturday until August 31.

The two-course set lunch menu includes a choice of entrée from roasted beetroot salad with horseradish and manchego cheese, grain fed beef carpaccio with tuna sauce, or freshly shucked pacific oysters to start, followed by a choice of main, including Kiwami wagyu brisket with aligoté puree, mushroom risotto with sautéed mushrooms, or wood grilled ocean trout with pickled kohlrabi. At just $55 for two courses, or $79 included two paired wines, Nineteen at The Star is the perfect spot to enjoy a long winter lunch.

More info: www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/weekday-lunch-indulgence

Garden Kitchen & Bar

Australian Seafood Experience From the tropical waters of Northern Queensland to the ice cold southern oceans of Tasmania, enjoy a selection of Australia’s best seafood at Garden Kitchen & Bar. Cold Seafood Plate - $90 • Coffin Bay Pacific Oysters Natural, South Australia • Ocean King Prawns, Queensland • Mooloolaba Spanner Crab, Queensland • House Smoked Salmon, Tasmania • Citrus & Wasabi Hiramasa Kingfish, Northern New South Wales • Moreton Bay Bugs, Queensland (4 halves) Indulgent Seafood Experience - $150 • Inclusive of the Cold Seafood Plate plus the following • Coffin Bay Pacific Oysters Kilpatrick, South Australia • Kinkawooka Black Mussels, Pomodoro, South Australia • Deepwater Flathead, Great Australian Bight • Crispy Salmon Skin, Tasmania • Signature Fatboy Chips

More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/restaurants/garden-kitchen-bar.

Bellini Saturdays at Nineteen at The Star Saturday afternoons just got a whole lot more dreamy! Join us between 4pm & 7pm for our Nineteen at The Star Bellini Saturdays. Take a seat on our stunning terrace, enjoy a share platter from our famed kitchen and indulge in our three delicious flavoured Bellini’s for $69 per person.

More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/nineteen-at-the-star/bellini-saturdays

Dine and delight at Harvest Buffet | Wednesday nights only until 27 November With $15 off* adult dinner rates on Wednesdays at Harvest Buffet, there's never been a better time to gather, share and feast on your favourite dishes. So, get your friends and family together for a mid-week buffet that's fit for a king or queen. Kids under 12 also eat free for dinner every Tuesday night. More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/harvest-buffet/wednesday-discount

HOTEL Endless Summer Package

Wash away the winter blues with a sun-soaked getaway to the luxury of The Star Gold Coast. From now, through to August 31, enjoy 25 per cent off accommodation at The Star Grand, including daily breakfast and a late check out of 12pm. For more info and to book, visit: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/hotels-and-spa/the-star-grand/accommodation-deals/gold-coast-deals


Vitamin Rejuvenation Treatment (Full body Massage and Facial, 90 mins - $220, valued at $265) Beat the winter blues with the ultimate total body kickstart. The warm, woody aroma of this immune-boosting body massage creates a sense of inner balance, while stem cell extracts of Champagne pear and precious argan oil strengthen and support the skin’s natural protective barrier, leaving you with velvety-soft skin from head to toe. Reverse the effects of harmful environmental influences with a nutrient-rich facial treatment, combining the benefits of a double exfoliation peel to shed your winter skin before the ultimate energy boost - our signature Multi Vitamin ampoule – an active vitamin complex supplying the skin with an immediate dose of vitamin A, E and provitamin B5. This luxurious facial restores lipids and moisture levels, the skin is supported and shines with full freshness. For more info, and to book visit: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/hotels-and-spa/azure-spa-and-fitness.


Buddy Holly & The Beatles | Saturday 3 August, doors open 7pm Hey Rock n Roll music fans! The wait is over – “Lets go back to where it all began" as we relive the magic & the great hits of legendary music icons Buddy Holly & The Beatles Together Live In Concert. Buddy Holly & The Beatles shook the world in the 50's & 60's with their massive chart hits that are still timeless & popular 50 years on with over 400 million record sales between them this will be a concert experience not to be missed with hit after massive hit. More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/entertainment/liveconcerts/buddy-holly-beatles

Oriental Beauty | Tuesday 13 August, doors open 3pm “Oriental Beauty” is a romantic love story that takes place on a tea mountain village in Taiwan countryside, conducted by Dr. Rong-Xin Zheng, performance by “Rong-Xin Hakka Opera Troupe”. “Rong-Xin Hakka Opera Troupe” was awarded with the “28th Golden Melody Awards for Traditional Arts and Music” in best traditional performing arts and film publication awards. More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whatson/entertainment/live-concerts/oriental-beauty

Abbey Road Live | Saturday 17 August, doors open 7pm Kram (SPIDERBAIT), Mark Wilson (JET), Davey Lane (YOU AM I) and Darren Middleton (POWDERFINGER) — collectively known as ARC — have announced an extension to their hotly anticipated Abbey Road Live tour this August in celebration of The Beatles’ Abbey Road’s 50th anniversary. ARC, all self-confessed Beatles tragics, will faithfully and lovingly bring The Beatles' most audacious creation to life on stage performing Abbey Road in full, from start to finish, followed by a second set comprising of a selection of hits spanning the breadth of The Beatles’ career and catalogue. More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/entertainment/live-concerts/abbey-road-live

Mondo Rock | Saturday 24 August, doors open 7pm Mondo Rock return with a rare run of Theatre shows on the 2019 Hits! Baby! Hits! Tour. In a career spanning 5 decades, few come close to delivering the catalogue of Australian classics that Mondo Rock boast. From ‘Come Said The Boy’, ‘Cool World’, ‘State Of The Heart’, to ‘Chemistry’, ‘No time’, ‘The Queen & Me’, ‘Summer For 81’ and more; Mondo Rock have racked up some of the most recognisable Page 4 of 4 Australian classic hits of all time. More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/entertainment/liveconcerts/mondo-rock

CHRISTMAS Not So Silent Night Christmas Ball | Friday 6 and Saturday 7 December 2019 Our Not So Silent Night Christmas Ball is designed to thrill, so clear your social calendar because this is one event you don't want to miss! Your night includes a decadent buffet dinner with seafood and traditional trimmings, delicious desserts, a 4-hour beverage package and live entertainment in our spectacularly themed ballroom. Make a night of it and stay the night with us at The Star Grand! We are offering a special rate of $259 per Superior Deluxe Room per night for all guests of the Not So Silent Night. Tickets available now! More info: https://www.star.com.au/goldcoast/whats-on/christmas-packages/the-notso-silent-night