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Based around a share plate philosophy, The Little Plate serves up little plates of yummy food!

By selecting a variety of dishes you get to taste a diverse range of flavoursome food, cooked with love, to be enjoyed amongst friends and family.

Taste the deliciousness of  bites of Taiwanese Steamed Bao or Karaage Chicken Popcorn; entrees of Twice Cooked Pork Belly or Lemongrass Fishcakes; mains of 220g Grilled Eye Fillet or Aegean Atlantic Salmon. The menu is extensive and you will not walk out hungry!

The drinks menu is also extensive with The Little Plate’s signature cocktails and a good selection of both Australian and New Zealand wines.

The Little Plate serves dinner 6 nights (closed Tuesday), from 5:30pm and Sunday lunch from 12pm.

They are located at Shop 11, 3 Deodar Street, Burleigh Heads, only a short walking distance across the highway from Burleigh Esplanade Apartments.

Burleigh Esplanade Apartments with only two apartments per floor, make them one of the most spacious on the Gold Coast. Enjoy one of our fully self-contained Gold Coast holiday apartments with a spacious lounge, dinning and full kitchen. BOOK NOW


Burleigh Heads has a lively and diverse dining scene with some of the best fine dining, coffee and casual eats on the Gold Coast. There is also a broad variety of cuisine available from sumptuous seafood to modern Asian to tapas and share platters or vegetarian fare.

Here’s the top 10 places to eat out in Burleigh:

1.  Rabbath Bistro

Cuisine: Lebanese
Opening Hours: Lunch from 12noon to 2:30pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Dinner from 5:30pm to 9:30pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Location: Shop 7A/2 The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads
Phone: (07) 5535 4141

2.  The Little Plate

Cuisine: Share plate philosophy
Opening Hours: Dinner from 5:30pm to late Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun.
Lunch 12pm to 3pm Sunday only
Location: 11/3 Deodar Drive, Burleigh Heads
Phone: 0499 724 303

3.  Willow Dining Room

Cuisine: Mediterranean bites
Opening Hours: Dinner from 5:30pm to late Monday to Saturday
Lunch 11am to 2pm Friday & Saturday
Location: 1840 Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
Phone: (07) 5576 4110

4.  Govindas Pure Vegetarian

Cuisine: Pure Vegetarian
Opening Hours: Lunch & Dinner from 11am to 8.30pm Monday to Sunday
Location: 20 James Street, Burleigh Heads
Phone: (07) 5607 0782

5.  Harvest Moon

Cuisine: Tapas & Wine Bar
Opening Hours: Dinner from 5pm to 10.00pm Tuesday to Thursday, 5pm to 11.30pm Friday, 2pm to 11.30pm Saturday, 12pm to 10.30pm Sunday
Location: Central Arcade, 30 James Street, Burleigh Heads
Phone: (07) 5520 0998

6.  Commune

Cuisine: Coffee, Juices & Health Food
Opening Hours: Breakfast & Lunch from 6.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Sunday
Location: 1844 Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
Phone:  (07) 5520 3377

7.  Rick Shores

Cuisine: Pan-Asian
Opening Hours: Lunch & Dinner 12pm to late Tuesday to Sunday
Location: 3/43 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads
Phone: (07) 5630 6611

8.  The Fish House

Cuisine: Seafood
Opening Hours: Lunch from 12pm, Dinner from 5.30pm to late Monday to Sunday
Location: 50 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads
Phone: (07) 5535 7725 or 0498 121882

9.  Social Brew

Cuisine: Coffee & Wholesome Goodies
Opening Hours: Breakfast & Lunch from 6am to 3pm Monday to Sunday
Location: Big B Arcade, 16/50 James Street, Burleigh Heads
Phone: 0487 981781

10. Justin Lane

Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta & Cocktails
Opening Hours: Dinner from 5pm Monday to Thursday, Lunch & Dinner from 12pm Friday to Sunday.
Location: 1708-1710 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
Phone: 07 5576 8517

Burleigh Esplanade Apartments have everything to suit guests that want to relax and unwind, to guests that want be active and on the go with our full range of facilities and proximity to Burleigh Heads shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Select from our fully self-contained apartments with a spacious lounge, dinning and full kitchen. BOOK NOW