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Vanitas

94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5509 8000
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vanitas what can I say, grand, theatrical, warm, inviting, intriguing and above all else delicious. Having had the degustation menu we can truly begin to see how food really is going in the world this chef is amazing, we even had him deliver some of...More

Thank donlon1789
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The Gold Coast is spoilt with choice for fine dining. However the very best is Vanitas! The setting by the pool is beautiful and creates a special ambience. The dining plates (yes - the plates) are in themselves a work of art and add a...More

1  Thank OooRoo1
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We dined here on a Wednesday night for my birthday. We had the seven course tasting menu and I had the matching wines. The grilled octopus and prawns from the third course were cooked perfectly. I especially enjoyed the fourth course which comprised Peking inspired...More

2  Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My partner and I attended Vanitas on 20 April 2017. The service from the staff was impeccable and the food was amazing. So glad we went and it was the highlight of our trip. The a la carte menu is quite small and limited, however,...More

1  Thank Queen_of_Critique
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I had the misfortune of dining at this restaurant again recently. I had been here once before about 2 years ago. The experience then was disappointing to say the least. The rudest and most arrogant front of house staff I have ever experienced - so...More

2  Thank Pivotalguy
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We felt the restaurant lacked atmosphere. The menu was quite limited and expensive. The wine list was excellent and expensive.

1  Thank Gigi0807_12
Reviewed 1 January 2017

One of the best meals we have had at a fine dinning restaurant. It was an exceptional Christmas Lunch. The food was amazing and the paired wines just as good. The staff were attentive but not intrusive. We have had many Christmas Lunches at many...More

1  Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I took my wife to Vanitas to celebrate her 50th Birthday and booked for a 7 course Degustation menu. The service and the surroundings were absolutely first class , the service staff were attentive and very knowledgable regarding food and the wines. We were seated...More

2  Thank waynecl
Reviewed 27 October 2016

As we normally do we opted to 'dine-in' on the evening of our arrival at the hotel. It is always a good guage for how the stay will be. The meal we enjoyed was wonderful, from the amuse bouche, service and atmosphere ticked every box....More

1  Thank fivestarsandbeyond
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning food and environment set next to a lovely pool, I brought my girlfriend here for her 19th birthday and she absolutely loved it. Presented a small bottle of Versace perfume as a gift from the team. And we indulged in the seven course...More

1  Thank Gavin W
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BettyGoldCoast
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on the website. I'm unable to put the website link in this response.
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21 September 2015|
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Response from Livetotellth | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you to ring them directly to make sure they can provide you the best of them, like us we rang and mentioned that we're going to celebrate our birthday they provided an awesome gift!! for you it should be fine as 5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Main Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5509 8000
Description
An extraordinary gastronomic encounter perfectly suited to Palazzo Versace, the place for classical, sophisticated fine dining. The epitome of elegance a night at Vanitas provides a luxurious fine dining experience with meticulous attention to detail and impeccable service. The regularly changing a la carte menu offers a diverse range of fresh seafood and succulent meats created by Chef de Cuisine, Paul Froggatt.
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