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Fables Restaurant

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Seafood, Australian
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25 Laycock St | Ground Floor, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5588 7888
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Today
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
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stdney
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The price 2 for 1 $79. Well this is the worst Seafood Buffet we have ever dined in. The seafood was not fresh, some of the oysters were turning color ,the hot meats (Ham/Beef etc) had been pre cut and were tough and tasteless. The staff were very well mannered and polite but the Dining area was compact and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our wedding there and ate in fables, food was AMAZING for both!! Highly recommend great place to eat and stay!!

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with our family.. they do not have an extensive choice of seafood.. but for the price it is worth.. oysters, prawns and crabs were fresh and tasty.. they were really helpful when we told them that one person of our group was vegetarian. The selection of hot dishes is not too bad.. some are tastier than others.. desserts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just left Fables which is situated in the ground level of Legends Hotel. We cannot praise the staff, food quality and the selection enough. Rhis by far was not just anbumlimited seefoos buffet. The setting was beautiful and the place was impeccably clean. Special thanks goes to Groupon for enticing us here as you'd never know it was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overpriced, tiny portions, bad service. Tourist trap. Avoid severely!! We were staying at the Mantra and were too lazy to head further afield. I think this is the only way the get customers.

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Thank Paul D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I got a deal on Groupon for this restaurant and it was incredible! The food was fresh, there was variety and I definitely ate my monies worth!! Complementary wine with our meal but if you pay $12 you get a bottomless glad of wine! Amazing value! Loved the service, very considerate and polite! Overall I was impressed... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and Service were both amazing, we will definitely be returning whenever we are at the Gold Coast

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is always hassling me to eat seafood and we had visitors with us from the uK so we decided to give fables a go after finding them on groupon. The food all looked lovely is well presented. There is a substantial amount of desserts and loads of seafood although other than prawns, crab and oysters not a lot... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called up to make a booking at this restaurant - the receptionist asked me to hold.. So I did, after about 30 seconds I was then asked how to direct the call... So I asked for fables restaurant. When u was transferred to the restaurant a man answered the phone and asked me to hold the line... Which I... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't understand how people can review this buffet as amazing. Its not. Its nowhere near amazing. I can tell you the seafood has been frozen and thawed giving the oysters and prawns a distinct texture which for a seafood lover like myself is unacceptable on the coast of Australia, when amazing fresh seafood is widely available. Similarly the "asian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Laycock St | Ground Floor, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5588 7888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?