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Room 81

81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5592 2250
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Ranked #21 of 194 Restaurants in Broadbeach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $47
Cuisines: French, Australian, Fusion, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Overlooking the Porte Cochere of the Sofitel Luxury Hotel is the multi-award winning Room81. Offering a modern, fresh and innovative share style menu with an engaging service style designed to stimulate an interactive dining experience. Room81 offers indoor seating overlooking the open kitchen or alfresco dining on the deck as well as intimate lounge seating in the cocktail bar. The design-conscious hotel has created a unique place to feel the pulse of sophisticated Broadbeach. Room81 bar offers an extravagant award winning wine list, a selection of local and international beers and a creative menu of inspiring cocktails. Open Tuesday to Saturday Cocktail bar from 4pm till late Dinner from 6pm Bookings highly recommended
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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

From the moment Alex greeted us at the door, the night was very enjoyable. Highly recommend a pre-dinner drink at the lounge bar, and a big thanks to Thomas behind the bar...he has an amazing mind for creating new cocktails, sensational. The food is gorgeous (try the kingfish ceviche, yum!). Wait staff very knowledgeable about the menu and wine list.... More

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Canungra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was simply awesome. The food: 5* The Service: 5* We were also each treated to "amuse bouche", compliments of the Chef, which was a literal "amusement of the mouth", a tasty individual platter exploring a small temptation from France.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I haven't eaten in the restaurant but pop in here for a cocktail every now and again. It may be a little slow but for the quality of the cocktail it is worth the wait. They have an extensive cocktail menu and the show of making the cocktail is fun in itself. The lounge bar is relaxing and comfortable and... More

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Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

when we arrive here were welcomed by staff an asked if we would like a drink an then our order was taken an the taste was good an cooked well an tasted fresh an also presented well on the plate

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This restaurant is one of the best I have eaten at. It shines as a bright star here on the Gold Coast - there is nothing to compare it to as far as combining quality of food and service. You are made to feel welcome and special in a warm friendly manner but with a touch of class thrown in.... More

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Modern & exciting food served by friendly wait staff made for a truly beautiful dining experience. I really liked the concept of shared plates, thought it worked really well. Dessert was the absolute highlight - the chocolate sphere, honeycomb & ice creams was just divine! Only negative was that the front area doubles as a cocktail bar & was quite... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by our group of friends who had enjoyed cocktails the night prior with fantastic service, unfortunately on returning the next night the service was close to rude. On arriving we sat outside whilst the ladies ordered, noticing a function inside. On enquiring we were told that the function was over and could move inside but once we asked a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My congratulations to the staff at Room 81 for their courtesy, knowledge and pleasant attitude. I would eat here anytime. The cellar was competent and the choices very good.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Once again a "magnifique" diner at Room 81. First of all, this Melbourne style cuisine prepared by the young Chef Sam Moore is stunning. Good product, good recipe, and knowledge make the difference. Food is different from Chefs who made the reputation of this restaurant. However food was amazing and you're one of the best Chef who've worked in Room... More

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were staying at the Sofitel so it was great that the resturant was so excellent. The food is excellent and very innovative, the wine list also great. The staff were first class and on return visit remembered our names and made us feel very welcome. A great find.

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