Authentic English Pub In Wongawallan – Gold Coast

First and foremost my visit to Australia was to see my very good friend which I did not see in a very long time. I kept promising although I was dreading the long flights which were not too bad after all. Well, I’m here now and have no regrets. It’s now my third time and I’m always impressed by the friendliness of the people and how helpful they are.

Fox & Hounds Country Inn is an authentic British pub in Wongawallan on the Gold Coast in Australia, owned by Pamela and Justin Hemer. When I walked into the premises, it’s as if I walked right into an English pub in the UK. The interior was taken from a pub in Kent, England and transported to Fox & Hounds – so everything is original.

Who else loves spotted dick and custard?

Here you will find good traditional English food such as weekend roasts, Yorkshire pudding, spotted dick ( a dessert ) and custard and lots more – prepared by a Welsh chef. Wish I took more photos of the food to show you guys, but I was too busy eating and drinking Guinness beer mixed with blackcurrant juice. New to me… and tasty! Yum!

This is a great spot to hang out. And if you decide to visit this part, check out Fox & Hounds ( here ) for lunch, dinner or drinks.

What I Wore

I bought this dress in the sale and wore it back home ( Switzerland ) paired with a jumper and boots. The back of the dress has a lovely opening. Sorry, I didn’t get a photo from the back. Although it’s hot here, it was perfect for that evening. It was windy on the day I went with friends to Hope Island –  and the restaurant we ate at, had a cold draft going through it.

This dress can be worn for many different occasions and I will definitely get a lot of wear out of it. It’s easy to pack so it was a no-brainer when I brought it along on my trip.

Last two photos were taken in Switzerland.

Red & white dress gifted // Rotate dress in pink here // Fendi bag here // Shoes old // Stuart Weitzman boots here //





  1. 29/01/2020 / 23:57

    Ohh nice to know you’ve been here in Australia, I haven’t heard about this pub though. The food and drinks sound good. Lovely dresses, nice to see your blog again.

  2. 22/01/2020 / 00:02

    What a lovely little pub! The decor is the sweetest. You look so glamorous and beautiful, that dress is to die for! xx

    Makeup Muddle

    • yvonne
      22/01/2020 / 08:10

      Thanks for stopping by! Glad you like the dress. It has been reduced even further. xx

  3. 20/01/2020 / 12:45

    Looks great! Absolutely love the dress you are wearing. Glad you had a nice time.
    Gemma x

    • yvonne
      22/01/2020 / 08:10

      Thanks, Gemma! xx

    • yvonne
      22/01/2020 / 08:12

      Thanks a lot, Alyssa. I’m sure you would look lovely in these dresses.xx

  4. 15/01/2020 / 21:38

    Happy day, pretty ♥

  5. 15/01/2020 / 17:17

    You look amazing in those dresses! I can’t believe this pub is in Australia, so very British! A piece of home away from home.

    Seyi x

    • yvonne
      15/01/2020 / 19:26

      So kind of you to stop by, Seyi. Glad you like the dresses! Thank you! xo

  6. 11/01/2020 / 13:06

    Happy 2020, Yvonne! You look amazing, I am always impressed by everything your wear and this blue dress is no exception. I hope to visit UK this year, I am sure there are so many things to explore xx


    • yvonne
      12/01/2020 / 13:50

      That’s a very nice comment, Naya! I’m sure this dress would look lovely on you and it has been reduced even more! You will love it in the UK. You should visit Switzerland.

    • yvonne
      10/01/2020 / 08:08

      Vanessa, you are so kind to me! Beautiful just as you are my dear! Glad you like the look, thank you!

  7. 06/01/2020 / 21:16

    This blue dress looks so perfect on you!

    lots of love from the other side of the world, Miri | Meet Miri

    • yvonne
      07/01/2020 / 00:44

      Thanks Miri! Love the fit of this dress!

  8. 06/01/2020 / 16:48

    I’ve been wanting to visit Australia but I dread long flights too! I promise I’ll make it one day. Love all the dresses you packed on your trip!


    • yvonne
      07/01/2020 / 00:47

      Thanks, Didier! It a beautiful country and I’m sure you will love it. It’s really sad that there are so many bush fires at the moment!

    • yvonne
      06/01/2020 / 06:37

      Thanks, Jessica! happy start to the week!

  9. 06/01/2020 / 00:15

    All looks fabulous:)

  10. 05/01/2020 / 10:09

    Happy New Year Darling Yvonne! Glad to hear your Ozzy trip went well! I love a good ol’ Brit pub. In fact for my bday, one of my celebrations was in a typical English restaurant so I could have a classic English roast and dessert – so yummy!
    Love your print dress toooo, Xo

    • yvonne
      07/01/2020 / 00:52

      Nothing better than a good English roast and pudding and custard, Biki! I didn’t get an invite that birthday bash! haha! I’m sure this dress would look lovely on you! xo

  11. 04/01/2020 / 05:27

    What a beautiful dress! I didn’t know that place existed on the Gold Coast but the coast is a beautiful place to visit – some of my family live there while I am in Brisbane 🙂

    Hope that you have a lovely weekend ahead of you! 🙂 We will be having a quiet one.

    • yvonne
      04/01/2020 / 08:28

      As some of your family live there, it’s a good reason to visit and at the same time check out Fox & Hounds! You can also stay overnight but you need to reserve! Thanks Mica! Have a lovely day! xx

    • yvonne
      04/01/2020 / 08:29

      Thanks, girlie! Glad you like it! I’m sure it would look great on you!

    • yvonne
      04/01/2020 / 08:35

      This designer does beautiful dresses! I find them very feminine and love the vintage style! Thanks Jill

    • yvonne
      04/01/2020 / 08:46

      Thanks, Alexa! So nice of you to stop by!

  12. 02/01/2020 / 18:24

    Love the dress! Looks like such a fun trip and well worth the hours (and hours) of travel. Happy New Year, Yvonne! xoxomp

    • yvonne
      03/01/2020 / 09:55

      Yes, I really love the trip and meeting up with friends! Thank you! The dress is currently on sale at a good price!
      happy New Year! xo

    • yvonne
      03/01/2020 / 09:57

      I’m glad you like it! Thank you!
      have a great year, Nina! xx

  13. 02/01/2020 / 13:39

    Happy new year dear Yvonne! I love UK pubs, especially in Sussex. But never been to Australië! That’s a lovely dress, it screams : let spring and sunshine come!

    • yvonne
      03/01/2020 / 10:40

      Fox & Hounds in Australia is just like an English pub! It’s a cool place to hang out! I’m glad you like the dress and I’m looking forward to wearing it a lot more in spring/summer! Thanks nancy!

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