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Room 81

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$$$
French, Fusion, Australian, Wine Bar
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81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5592 2250
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Description: Overlooking the Porte Cochere of the Sofitel Luxury Hotel is the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best meal in along time!!

Being a local I hadn't been to Room 81 in sometime. I have to say the food was no short of outstanding & some very cool "twists" to some classic dishes. Really young Chef who is doing an amazing job. Will be back again as it was a superb evening from the food to the service!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Broadbeach, Australia
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  • Bar scene
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English first
Broadbeach, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Being a local I hadn't been to Room 81 in sometime. I have to say the food was no short of outstanding & some very cool "twists" to some classic dishes. Really young Chef who is doing an amazing job. Will be back again as it was a superb evening from the food to the service!!

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Had an amazing dining experience. The chef was very accommodating and flexible and catered for me to have a vegetarian degustation menu, which was not part of the set menu. Loved it. The detail and presentation of each course was unbelievable. My partner was equally delighted with his carnivorous degustation. Staff lovely and friendly. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Townsville, Australia
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

From the moment we arrived at this cosy intimate restaurant we were ushered into a world of total luxury and pure unadulterated indulgence ... Much like the Sofitel hotel where this little gem is located . Lillian even brought an extra chair for my tiny Louis Vuitton evening bag ! It's the little things that add up to the sublime... More 

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Brisbane
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Service was exquisite, attention to detail and delivery and presentation of each course was exceptional. The desserts were like something I have never seen before! Alice in Wonderland brilliant. Busy but not rushed! Batman was bringing exotic cocktails - smoking, fiery - each one I saw my waitress Lillian filled me in on the detail. Will definitely be back -... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing experience, wait staff outstanding, food outof this world, detail in presentation, flavour, exceptional Certainly look forward to returning This is fine dining plus 😉

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We are spontaneous diners so did not book. We waited 30 mins for a table whilst having a drink at bar. As we had a late lunch, we chose to order off entrée menu and sampled many of their small plates. The oysters were freshly shucked and proved to be a delightful entrée along with the salmon an beef both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

There are no words that can describe this perfect restaurant. My friend and I went for the 10 course degustation... And it was phenomenal. Just do it. It's the best food I've ever eaten. Kudos!

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Thank you to the delightful Scottish chef, Sam Moore, we so enjoyed the sensational scallops with black pudding, luscious lamb and an explosion of chocolate for desert. Worthy of some Hats. Served by delightful Letizia and Lilian. Don't miss this 5 star experience.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were really impressed with this restaurant. Lillian was our friendly waitress and explained all the menu options in detail and looked after us so well. Food was the best I have experienced in a long time. Really interesting and great taste blends. We will be back.

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Miami, Australia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We booked to come here for an evening meal and were not disappointed! Food was presented beautifully and service was to a high standard. The only thing to pick on would be the waiter got a bit less attentive towards the end when we were finishing up. Also when I booked online I listed one specific dietary requirement one of... More 

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Additional Information about Room 81

Address: 81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5592 2250
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Broadbeach
Average Prices: USD 18 - 36
Cuisine: French, Fusion, Australian, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Broadbeach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5592 2250

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 36
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Fusion, Australian, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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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