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94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5509 8000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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94 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in for our 10 year anniversary to be told the restaurant was closing the next night (this was at the end of October) and therefore how lucky we were to enjoy this menu still; I asked if the chef who earned the 2...More

1  Thank kate_robinson_55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our wedding anniversary was the impetus to savour Vanitas for the first time. When we made the booking we were advised to use the complimentary Versace hotel car park, which is very convenient. The Versace hotel is still visually impressive after all these years and...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opening night after a refurb so expected teething problems but non were forthcoming. The staff were mainly Italian born and very knowledgable about the foods and wines. The decor is attractive and overlooks the beautiful Pelazzo Versace pool which would be even more stunning at...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We dined here on Saturday night for a special occasion. Having been here some time ago for The Tasting menu we were really looking foreword to trying it again. The car park next door was closed, pouring rain so we opted to park at the...More

Thank Themacsofoz
Reviewed 24 September 2017

My husband arranged dinner at Vanitas for my birthday recently. It was a really special evening, especially the friendly and attentive service by all the staff. We were seated at a table with a view of the pool, and when we arrived there was a...More

Thank KiwiinNorway
Reviewed 13 August 2017

always great fine dining, even better under the new chef -delight for eyes and taste buds, good wine list, beautiful original plates

Thank 17Mircea2017
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Vanitas is a beautiful restaurant in Versace on the Gold Coast , great service and fantastic food with a recommended wine accompaniment, would recommend this restaurant for any event

Thank David S
Reviewed 20 June 2017 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 17 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 15 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
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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.
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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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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