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Il Barocco

94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5509 8000
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (52 reviews)
“prawns” (22 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
Australian, Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this restaurant buffet, really a great experience. The staff were amazingly attentive, the tables set so beautifully with Versace flatware

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Il Baracco during a recent conference. The hotel provided morning and afternoon teas, a cocktail party (finger food) as well as lunches in the restaurant. The morning / afternoon teas were lovely, although there appeared to only be two options at each...More

Thank malomax
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined in many 5 star restaurants around the world we were looking forward to what would be on offer at the renowned Versace Hotel for breakfast last Saturday. What a disappointment. Nothing special at all.Standard buffet breakfast offerings. No lovely bread selections, very limited...More

Thank tediAustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the buffet at Il Barocco in Oct 2016, fabulous. So decided to do it again in May 2017. It was good but a few comments worthwhile. If you've done the buffet in Melba, Langham hotel Melbourne, this just doesn't compare. We arrived relatively...More

Thank Wayne E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast and lunch here. The food lacks taste and is of a poor quality. The cost is overpriced and the staff seem disinterested and lack proper training.

Thank Queen_of_Critique
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here to the seafood buffet many times before on both Friday and Saturdays and it has always been sensational, very disappointed to find tonight that they no longer offer bugs on Friday night and the things on offer were very sparse, prawns were...More

Thank martinao09
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Once again back to its best. Fabulous fresh sashimi and seafood and a huge array of hot food. The revised drinks package has a number of quality wines and a good beer selection.

Thank SinkingSeabourn
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We did Breakfast here and it was marvellous - a little expensive but absolutely stunning. You could not ask for an array of fine food in the one spot. We have had breakfast buffets in a wide range of hotels but this was certainly close...More

Thank X8390QWgaryp
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Excellent breakfast but the dinner seafood buffet was not as good we have been to less expensive buffet and were a lot better example the Prawns weren't king size and a bit soggy with an excellent breakfast the seafood buffet could be better with an...More

Thank Giuseppe O
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This buffet, whether it be for dinner or the hotel buffet breakfast, is incredibly, incredibly poor. The Versace standard can be genuinely raved about for hours, but the standard of this buffet is an embarrassment to the hotel. The restaurant recently appeared on the travel...More

Thank Louise G
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Leonardo M
hi is any meat included
29 September 2016|
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Response from hellorita | Reviewed this property |
yes i believe its just the lobster and high end sea food . i remembered it had it on there sight . all food is included all restaurants ala cart and smorgasbord , room service . all alcohol everywhere but room. but in room... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 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
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Casual dining that dares to be different within a contemporary and classical, elegant and informal setting. Il Barocco Restaurant presents an expose of fresh Australian produce and flavours boasting a lavish seafood buffet 7 nights and a Sunday lunch.