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“Fantastic Asian Dining on the Sunshine Coast”
Review of Embassy XO

Embassy XO
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$24 - US$64
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Delicately fusing together modern Asian and Chinese fine dining, Embassy XO in Sunshine Beach overlooks the picturesque surf beach and quaint village, amidst soft lighting and exotic modern decor. Distinguished by majestic red and orange lights, a winter fireplace, dark timber and stylish Asian furnishings, Embassy XO's lounge bar is perfect for relaxing with a cocktail or chilled wine. Serving up a variety of unique dishes, Embassy XO's menu is a delectable delight, also offering a number of banquet options incorporating a selection of entrees, mains, sides and desserts. Yum cha is available at Embassy XO every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 12noon until 2pm. The restaurant also offers a delicious $49 three-course Locals Menu every Wednesday & Thursday evening from 6pm, this also includes a glass of wine or beer (not available in peak times).We aslo have a delicious range of $5 bar snacks and other great specials in the Lounge from 3pm-6pm everyday.
Reviewed 11 October 2013

All the reports from fellow foodies are spot on! This was a fantastic restaurant both in terms of food and complementary wines and cocktails.
The XO Moreton Bay bugs were a highlight.
Will definitely visit again on my next stay on The Sunshine Coast.

1  Thank Sally S
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Very welcoming staff on arrival with choice of seats as we were early. Loved the stylish red and black decor with beautiful lanterns. Ordered tea on arrival with the teapot and small cups following the red and black theme. We didn't drink wine but enjoyed eating our delicious seafood meals presented in stylish plates. Great not to see disposable chopsticks used which is great for the environment. An enjoyable evening out with attentive staff, so would definitely go again.

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1  Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Great "Old Shanghai" feel about the place with red and black decor styles, but not gaudy. Candles and great lighting make for a wonderful ambience. The entire place can be opened up for the summer months by glass louvres and sliding doors. Very well trained staff - attentive and courteous but not intrusive. The menu is not large but the selection is an innovative twist on Chinese cuisine. Braised beef cheeks in a homemade black bean sauce; the cheeks are marinated for 4 days and slow cooked for 6 hours. Superb melt in the mouth. We had a wonderful night and would recommend highly.

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

Embassy XO has to be the best restaurant on the Sunshine Coast.

It was an absolute pleasure to dine at Embassy XO last night. The staff were professional and friendly. The wine list extensive and not too expensive - perhaps related to the XO cellar below.

The atmosphere and decor stylish but the meal was exceptional. We had the local set 3 course menu for $39. WOW. Yabbie dumplings - great texture and flavour. Beef cheeks to die for followed by a chocolate steamed bun with a raspberry and chilli coulis YUM YUM YUM. Wish I had discovered this restaurant the first night at Noosa. Wouldn't have bothered going anywhere else.

Thank Virginia P
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

I cannot praise this restaurant enough.....you could choose anything on the menu and be guaranteed for it to be a delicious taste sensation. My husband is still raving about his smoked quail and pork spring rolls, and I just wish we lived closer...so I could eat the beef cheeks at least once a week. The service is always excellent too.

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2  Thank Helenjen
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