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81 Surf Pde, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 7 5592 2250
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Gold Coast
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

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Sydney
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Julie Y
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank nessatez
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Aberdeen
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!!

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3 Thank Grey M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They catered fairly well for my coeliac disease which means I have to eat gluten free. They omitted things from each course that contained gluten. But they did bring me out a dessert that had a normal cake in it. However when I told them I couldn't eat that they prepared another one without the cake with no fuss. The... More 

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2 Thank Monique M
Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to try this establishment and were not disappointed, Service was great with a French Waiter adding to the French setting. The menu is very creative from 2 courses up to 9 if you are really hungry. Mind you the more courses the smaller the servings that become a degustation dinner over 5 courses. You can have wines to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This restaurant makes a mockery of the Hats. Awarded a second Hat because of its toilets.... Think about this .... not the food... the toilets. Located in and part of the Sofitel on the Gold Coast this restaurant took some finding. Tucked under the building and fronting the hotels drive through it has the ambience of a 70's Bingo Club.... More 

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Thank truegrit2016
Melbourne, Australia
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321 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We went expecting big things from a restaurant with such credentials, but there were many things that detracted from the overall event. We went to have the degustation menu. Firstly, the welcome was average, we had to wait for someone to attend to us, the place was empty when we arrived. Secondly, the wait staff forgot drinks, they didnt all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$46 - $65
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options, French, Fusion, Australian
Meals
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
Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?