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“Gold!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Seaduction

Seaduction
8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5635 5728
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $39
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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.
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Gold!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We enjoyed a weekend away together but were blown away by the package delivered by Seaduction. The Entre made me smile until the plate left the table but then all we did was grab the French wine recommended by one of the wait staff until the main arrived. Our smiles continued as we shared each others experience and talked about the food and wine.
Dessert wasn't as grand as the first two courses and is perhaps the only let down.
Dish of the night - goats cheese Tortellini.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“birthday delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Amazing service incredible food beautiful wines! The best degustation menu ever experienced it is even better than the first time i visited

Visited May 2013
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Paris, France
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 70 cities Reviews in 70 cities
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
“Fine dining without fine service!...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I had the opportunity to invite friends for dinner at this top fine french cuisine restaurant located on the first floor in the Hotel Sea Temple in downtown Surfers Paradise. We had a great table overlooking the illuminated beach- the decor is modern with good taste. The menu is limited. Portions are small- we had excellent starters but the main courses were a disappointment- eventhough we had each chosen a different main course, the presentation of the food was almost identical but disappointingly served lukewarm.....We had an excellent South Australian Merlot with our meal. The service was a let down-the staff needs additional training as service is such an important part of the eating experience in a fine cuisine expensive restaurant as this one.... they made errors both when they served the food and the way they cleared the table!
This was my last dinner during my recent visit to Australia but unfortunately it was a disappointment.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mission Beach, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“good value for money lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Four of us had lunch last Saturday without a booking but it was no problem getting in. We had the two course lunch with a glass of sparkling wine. Food was of very good quality but service was slow and the waitress made several mistakes and seemed to be run of her feet or inexperienced. According to our friends who had been before the food was much better then previously.

Visited May 2013
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Gold Coast
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Beautiful, elegant food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Outstanding menu, I really felt like I could have picked anything from the menu and enjoy it. Very, very high quality, fresh ingredients. Gorgeous interior space and magnificent view. Attentive but not intrusive or pretentious service. This place is really impressive.

I dined here for business but it would be the perfect venue for a special occasion.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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