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8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5635 5728
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Parkes, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just went there with my partner for breakfast. As I am very fussy I asked the waitress if she could first show me the buffet before we sat down, she then showed me what they had. The food all looked lovely. Although the waitress that had showed me was very rude & kept rolling her eyes at me. We did... More 

Thank hayleywade94
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful meal, excellent service and the manager Jason was terrific to talk to. I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. Jason is obviously very passionate about Seaduction and the Chef is obviously cut for the same cloth. The meals were spot on, the drinks were tasty, there was a surprise (free) entree and the views spectacular. There... More 

Thank Claire C
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent the lunch here with friends. We ordered different mains. The meat and seafood courses are good. Both red and white are nice but champagne is much more better. To short, worth trying if you want somewhere to relax with nice food.

Thank Tomatobb
Piedmont, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Seaduction based on a recommendation from our hotel. We were looking for a quality seafood restaurant with a view. We ordered the abalone and the crab and scallop bisque for entrees, and had the tandoori grouper and trout for mains. We can honestly say that this was the single worst tasting food we have ever had, and... More 

1 Thank Peter H
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent our one kid-free holiday day having lunch here and were utterly disappointed to say the least. We spent nearly $500 (for two) on the tasting menu and my hubby went home to have a ham and salad roll. The food was not enjoyable at all. I like salty food, but two of the four savory... More 

Thank Mafi1234
Vancouver, Canada
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215 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bargain luncheon place. The daily special sheet is about 30 percent cheaper and than a la carte ordering. The wine list by the glass is pricey but well chosen. I did find the chicken confit to be very salty so would avoid that. The chocolate desert is wonderful. And they do serve good espresso. The view is... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location amazing view, romantic atmosphere, superior service, wonderfully cooked and presented food. A+ everything couldn't fault this place at all.. Great first time experience will definitely be back.!!

1 Thank Renee811
Surfers Paradise, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Location is superb overlooking the flood lit Surfers Paradise beach. The abalone taster & a bread was a nice complimentary opening touch. Our two (different) fish mains were adequate, presented well and tasted very nice. The large side serving of potatoes was more than adequate but a needed accompaniment. The sweet was an embarrassingly tiny serve. Serving staff were pleasant... More 

Thank Owens-view
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

This was part of my birthday celebrations. We had the 8 course degustation and matching wines. Experienced exquisite food, perfectly matched wines and a stunning view of the moon rising over the water. An amazing experience.

Thank Liz J
Gold Coast, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Had a wonderful experience here for my Birthday last Friday night. The setting is intimate and yet relaxed. The staff were very attentive, not pretentious at all, we were made to feel very at ease. We are a bit on the conservative side when it comes to dining out so chose the Wagyu Sirloin and the Ballina Chicken Breast, both... More 

Thank Robyn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5635 5728
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 Seaductive aromas conjured by Executive Chef Reuben Radonich 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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