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Seaduction

8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5635 5728
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $47
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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English first
Ormeau, Queensland, Australia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I was lucky enough to score a free dinner off a company i was working for, so i didn't hold high hopes. we decided mid week was our best chance of a quiet evening. myself and my wife. we were very happy with what we got! we were seated along the long window overlooking the water and treated to 2... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We had one of the best dinner experiences ever! We were celebrating our 6th aniversary and the wholevtime the waiters and staff were so nice and detailed that it was lovely! And the food, just amazing! True sensorial, flavour and quality masterpieces! Thanks so much for making our day sooo special! Would really recommend it and go back!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

From the Time we arrived the staff were bubbly friendly and inviting, walking through the restaurant to be seat was an absolute delight the atmosphere was fun and vibrant with a great décor and views of the beach. We had the degustation with wine and would highly recommend it the food was sensational visually and only out done by it... More

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear Mickeyboi, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Seaduction. We know the Gold Coast has a lot of restaurant offerings, and we aim to be among the best of them. I am pleased that Steve, Kathryn and the team ensured you had a memorable experience. I look forward to welcoming you back next time. Sincerely, Adam Taloni More

phuket
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The lunch and dinner menus are both great. Never had a disappointing meal, last time had the degustation and definitely recommend it. Service is great and has a lovely atmosphere. One of only a few restaurants on the Gold Coast that does quality food. My mum did order a rare tuna steak and it came out well done, which they... More

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear Lauren S, Thank you for your lovely review of Seaduction Restaurant + Bar. I am delighted you enjoy both the dinner and lunch offerings. We have had such a huge response to our $39 lunch special of two courses, we are extending it through to December! I am absolutely shocked regarding the comments made about the tuna. Please feel... More

Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As a guest staying at Soul, my husband and I decided to treat ourselves to a one off experience at Seaduction. As it was awarded 2 chefs hats we thought it would comparable to a Neil Perry in Sydney or James Mussilon in Canberra. ( I'm a big fan of). We have 2 young kids and went to the trouble... More

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Y, Thank you for your feedback both here and on email. I am pleased that you had such a lovely stay at Soul, however disappointed that Seaduction left you underwhelmed. Our Executive Chef Steve Szabo is very proud of his work and aims to deliver the best possible quality and experience to all of our guests. I will... More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My partner and I went to Seaduction for our anniversary dinner and it was amazing. The staff were so friendly and polite Katie especially. The food was just superb the Chef made us a complimentary entre’ before we even ordered and the view from our table was just beautiful. I would just like to say a HUGE thank you to... More

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear JoshC31, Happy Anniversary! I am so proud that the team made such an effort to help you celebrate this very special occasion. I will pass on your thanks to the entire team, and pay particular mention to Katie. She certainly is one of our stars! I hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Adam Taloni More

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I heard amazing things about this place, but was sadly disappointed as the restaurant missed the mark time and time again throughout the night. Everyone who ordered the scallop entree said they were overcooked - and it was, although the other elements on the dish made it taste ok. The mains; people who ordered the duck said it was cold... More

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear 15SandJ, Thank you for your review. I am very sorry we seem to have missed the mark on this occasion. The team both in the kitchen and front of house are all very passionate about the experience we provide our guests. I will be sure to share this with them to collaboratively focus on getting it right moving forward.... More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had our end of financial year business dinner here in a private room by the wine cellar. The atmosphere was sophisticated with a great wine selection and food to die for with something for everyone on the menu. Overall a beautiful evening however much on the higher end price tag

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline J, Thank you so much for providing your feedback after your recent dining experience with us. Seaduction has been awarded numerous awards since opening two years ago making it one of the finest establishments on the Gold Coast. It has actually been named in the top 50 restaurants in Australia. The private dining room experience is one that... More

Surfers Paradise, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Service and decor was great, got a table facing the beach view which was lovely, entree was yummy so did the main, just the portion for main is a bit too small but still very enjoyable.

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear Goldcoas, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent Seaduction experience. I am delighted you enjoyed the food, service and ambience. Oh, the view isn't all that bad either I agree! I hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Adam Taloni More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A great dinner from an outstanding chef. We attended for the guest chef, Donovan Cooke. Donovan, with Steve, proved an excellent menu.

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Adam T, General Manager at Seaduction, responded to this review

Dear David T, Thank you so much for your feedback on the event recently with Donovan Cooke. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the night and moreso the creations from Donovan and our Executive Chef Steve Szabo. Keep an eye out on our website as there is always a new event coming up at Seaduction. Sincerely, Adam Taloni More

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