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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5509 8000
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Beautiful food and surroundings. Great service so you do indeed pay for what you get. Love the steak and option to wash it down with a nice glass of blue label. Location can be a little bothersome during peak times.

Thank Daniel E
Ormeau, Australia
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134 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We recently dined at Vanitas to celebrate our wedding anniversary. As it was a Saturday (the day of our anniversary) we could only choose from the degustation menu. Whilst there was plenty of choices in the courses offered it was probably a little too much for one sitting for most people. Combined with the high drink prices it would be... More 

2 Thank Brendan H
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

When I rang to book I asked if they had A La Carte and not just Degustation and we are not big eaters. Upon looking at the menu your choice is 3 or 4 courses instead of the 10. We only wanted one course and that didn't seem a popular request. My daughter is vegetarian and there was nothing on... More 

2 Thank Sharonandrea
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Really great food in a great location. the ambiance was really relaxing. staff are very ftiendly and are really helpful.

Thank zomile
Sunshine Coast, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Food to die for with perfectly matched wines. Beautiful atmosphere and stunning resort. On the pricier side of dining, however this restaurant was designed for special occasions in mind.

Thank dbracegi
Canberra, Australia
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125 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We were a table of 8 dining after a day of workshops. The food was uniformly well regarded. With some wine and drinks and a couple of side dishes, the bill came to $50 a head. Service was prompt and ambience was fine.

1 Thank cristinahSydney
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is a very special dining experience which lets you indulge in a food and wine evening. We had the degustation menu with matching wines with each course which allows the flavours and textures to be enhanced and enjoyed. Service was professional and friendly. Thank you to the team and especially Ellysha

Thank Karen T
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

It's the Coffee House of Palazzo Versace where breakfast is served every morning. The food is decent and the there is a vast variety of dishes to choose from. The ambiance is great surrounded by other guest that are dressed in designer wear from top to toe with beautiful jewelry to compliment. Just try not to break anything on the... More 

Thank icty168
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

It's my first time there......for my boyfriend's 30th birthday, something romantic it's special for him, they're generous and thoughtful by giving him a present from Vesace this place is worth remembering, the blue light was amazing relaxing while we're having a dinner, beautiful decoration and food was excellent, the wait staffs were so attentive providing us the amazing services this... More 

Thank Livetotellth
Brisbane, Australia
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167 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Such a beautiful place for a special dining event. The staff are amazing and the food out of this world. Such a wonderful experience.

Thank Melina v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?