Gold Coast RSL Clubs
The Gold Coast is home to dozens of RSL & Services Clubs offering a family friendly atmosphere, entertainment, pokies, bars and community support.
In fact, just about every suburb has its own RSL or Leagues club of some description, ensuring you’re never too far from an affordable place for lunch or dinner. The RSL Clubs of Australia are part of the Returned and Services League of Australia, formed after the Great War as a support organisation for returned and serving members of the Australian Defence Force.
The clubs were first formed to provide a place for veterans to share their camaraderie, but over the years they have evolved to be providers of good value entertainment and hospitality. The profits from the clubs are used for community services and events, often making donations to other local community services. So not only is your local RSL club a great place to meet your friends, go out for dinner and see some live music, but by going there you’re contributing to the local community.
RSL Club Southport
Phone: 07 5552 4200
Situated in the heart of Southport’s business district, the stylish Southport RSL Club draws exciting entertainment programs that include both national and international touring acts. There’s free parking for patrons beneath the club, gaming machines, bars, function rooms, Kid's Corner and a delicious selection of food from the restaurants. Stop in for a coffee and a bite to eat at Expresso 36 or stay for a meal at Bistro 36. Patrons can visit the Heroes Gaming Lounge, have a drink at the Palm Lounge Bar before heading home on the free courtesy bus.
Phone: 07 5578 1222
Situated at the gateway to the Gold Coast Hinterland, the recently renovated RSL Club in Nerang provides everything you could ask for from a night out, without having to go all the way in to the main coastal strip. The club regularly sources local and national entertainers to perform Thursday through to Sunday. Experience the great new modern look of the club in their art bars, café, TAB and restaurant areas. The new 4211 café is open seven days offering light snacks and cakes to go with freshly made espresso coffee. You can even order traditional pizzas for dine in or take away.
Phone: 07 5534 7999
The Currumbin RSL, ideally situated on the picturesque Currumbin Creek, is a multi-award-winning boutique club providing friendly services in safe environment. There’s a waterfront café where you can have crepes made to order and Alleys Restaurant serves sumptuous meals made from fresh, local produce. There’s a free Kids Club catering to families, a Sports Bar with TAB and Keno facilities along with gaming machines. Free live entertainment caters to jazz, blues, rock’n’roll and pop, with a free courtesy bus for members and visitors.
Twin Towns Clubs & Resort
Address: Corner of Griffith Street & Wharf Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
Phone: 07 5536 2277
Situated on the boarder of NSW and Queensland, the Twin Towns Clubs & Resorts is one of Australia’s most awarded Services Club, providing world class entertainment and international performers on a regular basis. Following a major construction program the club has a great new look with spectacular views of the harbour. There are numerous bars to choose from, including the great new 1st On Wharf Tavern sports bar. For diners there’s a selection of dining options ranging from fine dining to carveries and the Flame Pizzaria.
Address: Level 1, 9 Beach Rd, Surfers Paradise Qld 4217
Phone: 07 5539 8966
Surfers Paradise RSL provides great service and a fun atmosphere for Members and Guests with a large Restaurant, 2 Bars, a beautiful Gaming and UBET Room, Jackpot Members nights, Monster Raffles, Bingo, FREE Wi-Fi, Live Entertainment and guaranteed 3am trading as well as keeping the traditions associated with RSL Clubs. We are located on Beach Rd in the heart of Surfers Paradise.
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