Get excited friends, it’s Negroni Week (until June 30th) which means bulk tasty cocktails for a good cause. What a revelation. A percentage of profits from Negronis sold across the Coast will be donated to charities of the venues’ choice so you can feel good about your hard earned dollar going to someone who will most certainly appreciate it.
Here’s a list of spots participating (from north to south) so you can plan your week accordingly.
Can Tho Kitchen
A Vietnamese feast is never a bad idea, particularly when you can drink all the guilt free Negronis along with it. Can Tho is a share plate style establishment with some of the best food about, and their Negroni special is made up of Four Pillars gin, Applewood Red Okar and Vermouth with, of course, an orange twist. These guys are supporting OzHarvest.
Where: 5/465 Oxley Dr, Runaway Bay
Enjoy a Classic Negroni for the special price of $15 at Pearls Bar in the Sheraton Mirage. For every Classic Negroni sold, Sheraton Grand Mirage will donate $1 to OzHarvest, Australia’s leading food rescue organisation. Bulk Negronis for everyone!
Where: 71 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
Not only are you guaranteed a good time at Stingray, you can also get a sweet selection of specialty Negronis at Stingray this week. They’ve got four exciting options on offer including our personal fave, the Rumgroni. Made with rum (clearly) and all the usual suspects, it’s a party in your mouth. The gang at Stingray are supporting Surfrider Foundation.
Where: QT Gold Coast, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise
The Island Gold Coast
The rooftop is where it’s at for Negroni Week at The Island Gold Coast. There’ll be good times galore, a tasty Negroni or two and donations to Surfrider Foundation. If a party is what you’re after, you’ll definitely find it at The Island Gold Coast.
Where: 3128 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise
Edgewater Dining + Lounge Bar
Edgewater is waterfront dining at its finest. Inspired by modern Australia cuisine, with a twist of Italian-style cooking, the menu is divine and the waterviews are even better. Settle in for a sophisticated dining experience with a Negroni in hand in support of OzHarvest.
Where: 15-21 Via Roma Isle Of Capri, Surfers Paradise
Mario’s Italian Restaurant
More Italian goodness can be found at this authentic Italian gem in Broadbeach. They’ve been around for quite a long time and it’s a testament to their tasty eats and service with a smile. Sit at the mall and watch the people pass by as you sip your Negroni. Mario’s are supporting OzHarvest and they’re a premium donor so make sure you drop in and give them some love.
Where: 12 Charles Ave, Broadbeach
Eddy + Wolff
Our favourite little Robina eatery tucked away in back streets and bringing all the tasty goodies, Eddy + Wolff, is also joining the Negroni Week team and serving up their exceptional Pho-Groni with an Archie Rose gin and Antica formula and Campari infused with a secret herbs and spices concoction. One of the best around and supporting OzHarvest.
Where: 217-219 Ron Penhaligon Drive, Robina
The tastiest Japanese food in the land can and should be accompanied by a Negroni or three throughout this entire week. We highly recommend sampling the Miso Cod and probably some Karaage Chicken to fill your tummy while downing all the tipples. The guys are supporting Little Free Library who increase access to books in communities across the world. Which we absolutely love.
Where: 2440 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach
The Cambus Wallace
The super chill legends at Cambus Wallace are, of course, on board for a week filled with tasty tipples. Featured specials include the Caribbean Negroni, Islay Negroni,
Strawberry Shrub Negroni and the Barrel-aged Negroni, all of which are welcome in our mouths. The CW crew are donating to Surfrider Foundation, a group of folks dedicated to protecting our oceans. Love.
Where: 2237 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach
You’ll want a pizza Justin Lanes Negroni good times. Geddit? Right, well you will and also some actual pizza and maybe some pasta too. Sit yourself up on the rooftop and enjoy the views and rest easy in the knowledge that you’re supporting a good cause.
Where: 1708-1710 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads
The beachside beauty is getting involved in celebrations with their own tasty take on the Negroni. It’s got Applewood Gin, Okar Amaro and Regal Rogue Vermouth and is best enjoyed on a balmy afternoon with the girls, overlooking the ocean. Or anytime, but we know you love an ocean view with you cocktails. Same. Burleigh Pavilion supporting the Surfrider Foundation too.
Where: Goodwin Tce, Burleigh Heads
The Scottish Prince
Palmy’s favourite bar is getting in on the action and it’s sure to be epic times for everyone. Tuck yourself into a side booth at The Scottish Prince and order a charcuterie platter (trust us) and a Negroni and you may never want to leave. The low lit, chill vibes mean no-one will be paying attention to how many drinks you’re consuming. What a time. Supporting the Surfrider Foundation.
Where: Shop 27, 1176 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach
baskk at Kirra Point
Southern belle baskk at Kirra Point have created a menu filled with many a unique Negroni for the week so you can pop in a couple of times to make sure you taste them all. While you’re there, grab some share plates or a wood-fired pizza and soak up the salty ocean breeze. It’s also quite the Insta-worthy spot so frock up and frolic with the crew. baskk is supporting OzHarvest.
Where: Shop 2, Beach House Plaza, 52-58 Marine Parade, Coolangatta
Words by Kirra Smith