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81 Surf Pde, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5592 2250
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not what I expected. 4 courses were changed without notice! Old menu still online and at door! First course peas, second raw fish, third roo ( as menu - amazing), fourth fish (per menu- to die for), fifth lamb ( per menu- good), sixth minestrone seafood, seventh citrus duck( new but good), eighth lemon myrtle desert( per menu- yum), nine... More 

Thank Desiree K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed our experience here. We had 7 courses however I have experienced better for the price tag. The waitress attention could be better given this is fine dining. Small flaws like not filling out water glasses for a while & staff walking through the restaurant with ingredients for the kitchen. Overall still enjoyable & some amazing... More 

Thank Hayley K
Paradise Point, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favourite places to eat. The food is inventive, delicious, and always beautifully presented.

Thank gillv63
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58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Choose from 3 5 or 9 courses,.. no decisions needed. Young enthusiastic staff.Great wine menu .. lovely aspect .. however a more formal setting

Thank Michelle B
Gold Coast
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Was expecting more from this restaurant. Had some reservations heading in after looking at some pictures of their dishes on their Instagram, but thought we'd give it a go hoping to be pleasantly surprised. We weren't. The service was only ok, had to wave the waitress over a couple of times to give her our drink orders. It was not... More 

1 Thank jtimothy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Beautifully presented, we had a very special evening at this restaurant. This was my second visit to the restaurant and I was a guest. Starting out with cocktails near the bar towards the entrance, we then ventured into the restaurant for a delightful dinner. Food was attractively presented and it really is somewhere special to dine out.

Thank Julie Y
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

When it comes to Degustation - sorry, but I've had better. Save your money and go next door to the 'Loose Moose' - you won't regret it.

1 Thank nessatez
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Traveled on business but decided to spoil myself with a nice meal. Wasn't disappointed. Meals presented very creatively, service was perfect and the food was lovely.

Thank coleenr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

2, 5, 7 or 9 courses set menu of especially deleicious delicate and innovative food courses paied (optionally) with matching wines should have cost more than this but no complaints. The very helpful wait staff exoplained everything in detail and were fully accomodating. All round a wonderful experience even if the next table did feature a gentlemen who did not... More 

Thank ozpd70
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

GO!! the degustation menu from chef Sam Moore ( ex Sofitel Melbourne) is sublime. Great knowledgeable staff, can be altered to suit your dietary requirements. Beautiful beautiful food and atmosphere!!

3 Thank Grey M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$46 - $65
Fusion, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Surf Pde, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Broadbeach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5592 2250
Discover the room81 degustation experience featuring delicious taste blasts using refreshing local ingredients. Our intriguing food journey encompasses an array of mouth-watering morsels showcasing Chef Sam Moore’s new cuisine. Uncover the best of Chef’s piquant delights across two, five, seven or nine courses. Sam’s dishes present a rare opportunity to bask in a tantalising dance of lavish delicacies as the culinary tapestry is unravelled course by course.

Relax in our dynamic, yet intimate setting. Enjoy the open kitchen to observe the techniques and prowess of Sam’s team as they prepare each dish. Each creation is individually served with the story of its inception imparted to you by our gracious and knowledgeable wait staff. Should you wish to complement your degustation adventure with matching wines; our sommelier has selected the perfect accompaniment to enhance the flavours in each dish.

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