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Top One Seafood Chinese Restaurant

Australia Fair Post Shop 42 Marine Pde | Shop 12, Australia Fair Shopping Centre., Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
+61 7 5532 5500
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“steamed buns” (2 reviews)
“live seafood” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
Australia Fair Post Shop 42 Marine Pde | Shop 12, Australia Fair Shopping Centre., Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unlike previous years, the food now is horrible. The meat in the bbq pork was old and hard and had an unpleasant smell. The siew mai did not taste authentic and was stringy. The beef in rice cakes was over-cooked and not fresh meat. The...More

Thank Bdcz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since my review in January 2017, the service and food of this once wonderful venue has declined dramatically. We attended Top One for Yum Cha virtually every Thursday for many years. Sadly it isn’t the same any more. A few months ago the beautiful roast...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price is alright and the food is alright for a family of chinese food lovers. Cons::I did experience a minor mishap where a congee of our did not come out until 1 hour and 40 mins later. We asked for it three time and...More

Thank Rachael H N
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We visit Top One each year on our Annual holidays. This year all had changed. Our coke was warm and most of the food was cold. Pork buns were the best, but everything else was very salty and old. Service was terrible, the young girl...More

Thank Michele L
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Putting Caustic Soder in Salt Shakers prevents me fro giving a good review of a recent visit. I was lucky I don’t use salt and lucky they didn’t use Caustic Soda in the cooking.

1  Thank Nev38
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Service was poor. Didn't seem interested. All meals arrived belatedly except one. Had to ask about it after 5 minutes. They apologised admitting it was overlooked. Some time later it appeared. rarely came by to ask how we were going or did we want anything...More

1  Thank Barry P
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT waste your money coming here for the live seafood. It was a terrible & very expensive dining experience for my wife and I. We ordered a mud crab @ $110/kg. There was hardly any meat on the crab and it was very watery....More

2  Thank Pedro C
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this restaurant on a whim as im a sucker for Yum Cha. Shouldn't have bothered. Only 3 carts and the four dishes we ordered were all luke warm and not very flavoursome. Steamed Pork buns were ok, but food seemed of low quality....More

3  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We order rice porridge for my 80 yrs mum as she can only eat soft food. It was completely tasteless. Also fish with vegetables. The whole dish was over with old onions with little fish, also with no taste. Other a couple dishes also disappointing....More

1  Thank crystalnanyenlee
Reviewed August 29, 2017

This place is just ok for dim sum. The limited items we saw in the evening tasted OK but not much of a selection. Not of the quality you will find in Brisbane (we loved the dim sum buffet in Brisbane at 512 Wickham Street,...More

Thank pompui
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Lynette F
August 9, 2015|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
Latest fine was for supplying CAUSTIC SODA instead of SALT because caustic soda and salt were stored in unlabeled containers near each other. They should be shut down. Permanently.
Lynette F
August 9, 2015|
Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
thanks for the heads up, I read the article and I suppose we must assume some truth to the courire mails story (whom dont have a very good record for new reporting) I will look furhter into the claim via the health... More
Lynette F
April 18, 2015|
Response from Lynette F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 4 notices in 5 years, culminating in a fine this month of more than $20,000. Why would anyone risk their health here when there are so many other fantastic restaurants to choose from. 4 opportunities to clean up their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Australia Fair Post Shop 42 Marine Pde | Shop 12, Australia Fair Shopping Centre., Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5532 5500
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