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Samphire Bites - CLOSED

54 Thomas Dr | 9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 410 377 880
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
May 18, 2016
“A joy to the taste buds”
May 15, 2016
“Taste Treats”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
54 Thomas Dr | 9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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21 - 30 of 42 reviews

Reviewed April 24, 2013

Brilliant evening, sampling different foods. Sat at the bar watching the chef plate up. Staff very helpful.

Thank Gill561027
Reviewed March 26, 2013

I went here in January for a girls night, my friend had been here previously but this was my first time! As soon as I walked in I knew it was going to be a good experience. When we arrived all the outside tables were...More

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed February 15, 2013

The most amazing valentines day degustation and best restaurant we've been to in ages. Fantastic experience sitting at the Long Island where all the food prep is done. Talked to the chef all night, so hospitable and interesting tips shared about food. Front of house...More

Thank Michaelkarenmia
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Walked through the doors for an unplanned late dinner (9ish) mid week. Regardless of same, the staff genuinely welcomed us, were attentive and never once rushed us. The furnishings were tasteful  and the place had a nice atmosphere. The food itself was freshly made with...More

Thank hlw229
Reviewed February 14, 2013

We are always ready and happy to sample new places to dine and when we find a great place we patronise it often. Samphire Bites, as its known in the evenings, is fairly new to Chevron. We had seen the restaurant pop up and vowed...More

3  Thank AJfromOZ
Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Not sure how this is no 2 in Surfers Paradise! Waited forever for each dish - at $ 24 per plate it's too expensive for Tappas concept - especially for Chevron Is Abandoned our meal 3/5 thur - went to great Thai place down the...More

2  Thank Kneemonkey
Jeremy_Samphire, Manager at Samphire Bites, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2013

Dear trip advisor contributor, Everyone at the restaurant was truly disappointed to read your review of your recent dining experience with us. I am sorry that we were unable to provide the tailored experience that we pride ourselves on. As all of our dishes are...More

Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

The food is nice but you had better fill up on some maccas beforehand the serving size is ridiculously small for the price. Because the food serving was less than the size of my palm I opted not to have dessert. Shame.More

Thank hetrogenius
Jeremy_Samphire, Manager at Samphire Bites, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2013

Dear trip advisor contributor, Thank you for choosing to dine with us recently at Samphire. We were pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food, however were of course disappointed that you left the restaurant unsatisfied with the quantity of food on the plates. Our...More

Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a great tapas restaurant. The food is fresh and innovative, Sit at the bar and watch the staff prepare the food before you. Oysters are served on coral and the smoked dish is served in a smoke filled Grange wooden box. The staff...More

1  Thank 2crownies
Jeremy_Samphire, Manager at Samphire Bites, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2013

Dear 2crownies, Thankyou for your kind review. All the staff from the Kitchen to the Front of House staff really appreciate the feedback and the acknowledgement of the hard work that they put in to make the restaurant what it is. We hope to see...More

Reviewed January 18, 2013

Nine us on a Friday night, seated in our own dining area. Service was good, barman knew his craft, the waitress advised us to choose 5 items from the menu and they would cater to the nine of us. The food is superb, very tasty,...More

Thank Charlotte D
Jeremy_Samphire, Manager at Samphire Bites, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2013

Dear Charlotte Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased that you and your group had a good evening in our Private Dining Room. We have just changed the menu, and there are some great new dishes that are sure to be favourites...More

Reviewed January 4, 2013

While we were staying at Chevron Island, we saw decorated tables on the sidewalk in front of Samphire Bites, set for a special New Year's Eve degustation dinner, and we were entranced by the creations on the menu. We learned that Samphire Bites don't take...More

Thank Staidthere
Jeremy_Samphire, Manager at Samphire Bites, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2013

Dear Trip Advisor Contributor, Thank you so much for your kind review. It is always great to know that the hard work and passion that the team put in to the business is appreciated. You will be pleased to know that James's (Chef) arm has...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $45
Good for
Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Thomas Dr | 9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 410 377 880
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