Top 3 pubs you can now work from on the Gold Coast

We are always getting enquiries about the best places to work from on the Gold Coast, so  we are excited to share that we are teaming up with  GC Hub member Third-Place to profile all the  best places and spaces in our region.   

Work from pub, your ‘third place’

With working from home (WFH) becoming the new norm, we understand that people may be after a change in scenery.  Whether it’s avoiding distractions at home, needy pets, or wobbly WiFi causing you to tear your hair out, why not support your local this summer and escape to the pub?

Here’s our top 3 pubs in the Gold Coast to work from, fully equipped with free WiFi, charging points, comfortable spaces, a change of scenery, and, most importantly, delicious food and drinks!

Why work in a pub (WFP)?

  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Comfy spaces
  • A delicious range of tea and barista-style coffee all day long
  • Laptop charging points
  • A delicious menu for breakfast, brunch & lunch
  • A change of scenery
  • Support your local!

#1 Mermaid Beach Tavern

Newly renovated laptop-friendly spaces for remote workers

The new Mermaid Beach Tavern is open and you can stay in our space while answering your emails or catching up with your teams, With its stylish coastal feel and just moments away from the beach, this newly refurbished venue has everything you need; indoor bistro, outdoor courtyard spaces, sports bar, lounge and a brand new kids’ play area. There is something for everyone at Mermaid Beach Tavern.


#2 Robina Pavilion

Inspiring, work friendly local with lakeside views

The Robina Pavilion is the perfect venue to host your meetings or project launched, whether it’s a small or big group.

The vast property has four different precinct choices available to suit the brief, including The Brasserie for a sophisticated seated dining occasion, the sun-kissed Sunny’s Deck for a more casual, cocktail-style vibe.

The Lakeside for a more private, beach-club style soiree or get creative on The Boardwalk, overlooking the lake.

Outdoor by the lake, Robina Pavilion

#3 Southport Sharks

Home of the Sharks, and now also home to #WFHospo

Southport Sharks is a premier sport, leisure and entertainment precinct located on the Gold Coast, and now also home to Work from Hospitality (#WFHospo).

The Lounge Bar is a relaxed natural light-filled space. While popping open the laptop and getting down to business, enjoy your favourite beverage and something to eat at Lounge Bar, the bar located at the heart of the Sharks prescient.


Third Place,

Australia’s No.1 place to work from cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs, hotels, and other inspiring ‘third places’.

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