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Seaduction

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8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5635 5728
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: As one of the Gold Coast's premier, two-hatted restaurants, Seaduction has...
As one of the Gold Coast's premier, two-hatted restaurants, Seaduction has an elegance all of its own. The acclaimed menu is superbly complemented by an intimate wine-tasting room, private dining room and bar.Resisting the seductive aromas conjured by Executive Chef Steve Szabo and his team at Seaduction will prove impossible. Once you've tasted the handcrafted cuisine of our two-hatted restaurant you're sure to return.
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 152
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A special treat

We had the tasting menu. The food and service were excellent and I especially appreciated the accommodation for a food allergy. Yes, it was incredibly expensive even though we just ordered a bottle of wine and did not have the wine pairings, but we thoroughly enjoyed it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We had the tasting menu. The food and service were excellent and I especially appreciated the accommodation for a food allergy. Yes, it was incredibly expensive even though we just ordered a bottle of wine and did not have the wine pairings, but we thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

To say dining at seaduction was a disappointment would be an understatement. Upon entering the building while it is relatively loud (which often is a good sign of atmosphere) is well decorated, new and well presented. Unfortunately that is where the impressiveness ends. The waitstaff at seaduction were not only slow, ill organized, ill informed as to the wines and/or... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch by the esplanade and would highly recommend this restaurant for the views, service and menu. Located on the second level of the 'Soul' hotel and apartments it is above the road so you can enjoy endless views of the famous Surfers Paradise beach. We selected from the lunch special menu at only 39 dollars for two... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a fabulous lunch - the food was amazing & the portions weren't too small at all. They offer a $39 three course lunch & if you order off the menu it is a little pricey but well worth it for the food & view of Surfers Beach it offers. Highly recommend for a special occasion - & a... More 

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Labrador, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Restaurant with the good view. I like the prices being written as the word not a numbers in the menu. I like the serving of the meals, looking very good and tasty. We ordered 2 different meals and everyone did enjoy it, portions size was just right. Only concern was as my husband and I ordered an beef eye filler... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinning experience at Seaduction. Service was superior to the majority of restaurants in surfers paradise. The menu is inviting and the beverage options tempting. We had only one issue regarding the duck I was served was over cooked however this was quickly resolved with the charge being removed from our bill. All in all we enjoyed our... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We visited for lunch and took advantage of the special offer at the moment - two courses for $39. The decor of the restaurant is lovely and views over Surfers Paradise beach are beautiful. The $39 menu offered 3 choices in entree, 3 choices for mains and 2 for dessert. I opted for oysters and then salmon, hubby went for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

After moving to Surfers Paradise, decided to bring my girlfriend out for a nice meal and chose Seaduction based on the reviews here. The restarting has a beautiful setting and the staff are extremely nice and professional. I just wish someone had posted a review mentioning how incredibly tiny the portions are to how expensive the restaurant is! I understand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

All round the experience at Seaduction was excellent. From the warm welcome to the table service to the amazing food. The wine list has excellent options. Great value for such incredible flavours

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What a gorgeous restaurant. Great food, lovely staff, and perfect location overlooking the water. Really enjoyed eating here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5635 5728

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 39

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

Description

As one of the Gold Coast's premier, two-hatted restaurants, Seaduction has an elegance all of its own. The acclaimed menu is superbly complemented by an intimate wine-tasting room, private dining room and bar.Resisting the seductive aromas conjured by Executive Chef Steve Szabo and his team at Seaduction will prove impossible. Once you've tasted the handcrafted cuisine of our two-hatted restaurant you're sure to return.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?