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Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant

3106 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5679 3941
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“eggplant dip” (26 reviews)
“lamb” (53 reviews)
“rice” (72 reviews)
Open Now
11:15 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3106 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was really delicious. Service was great. We had the lamb shank, mix grill for 2 and prawns with rice. Love the lamb shank and the rice with dill. Very reasonably price. Would definitely come again if visiting Surfers Paradise again.

Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unique flavours, well prepared and presented quickly. Wide choice of vegetarian options. Would go back again.

Thank Anne E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were first told about this lovely restaurant by our family doctor who is Persian. He also informed us of another restaurant with the same cuisine at Broad Beach that is a bit more upmarket décor wise. However, after trying out both Persian restaurants a...More

Thank Suzy-Min C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for 3 years. It is the best food on the whole gold coast.. period. The staff are very friendly, the service is perfect and whatever we have tried off the menu has always been perfect The staff and management are...More

Thank goonerash13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time trying this type of food, and i loved it! The waitress was so attentive and friendly. He really enjoys explaining everything about his country and it’s cuisine. He gave me lots of information. The food was excellent, with lots of flavor, condiments and...More

Thank Kolesoo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised to come on here and see 4.5 stars. Chicken was partially raw. Lamb about to go off it had a mildly funky smell. The minced lamb was nice and the rice and side salad were actually the show stoppers which is worrying....More

Thank Kahlia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was delicious with decent sized servings. Staff were attentive and helpful. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a family dinner on our last night in Surfers. The food was so delicious! Decent sized servings and the staff are so friendly. The flavours are amazing, so different to Lebanese and Turkish food. My first real taste of Iranian food and...More

Thank Vanita R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I last visited this restaurant some years ago. The completion of the light rail in Surfers Paradise has seen this fabulous Persian gem go from strength to strength. The food is delicious and unique. The staff are friendly and engaging. And the resturant is busy,...More

Thank gary b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always wanted to visit this restaurant and as my long time friends visited from Sydney and only eat Halal, we went to Shiraz. The food was delicious and the flavours ren=minded me of dishes i had in the middle east, when i lived there for...More

Thank EW1962
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2018|
Response from ErfanJ | Property representative |
Hi Yislam, thank you for your enquiry. Continental Halal meats in Southport. Please feel free to ask any further questions. Regards
Bruce M
15 June 2018|
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Response from ErfanJ | Property representative |
Hi Bruce, Thank you for your enquiry. We're not currently licensed nor BYO. Great food and service is always available though. Look forward to seeing you soon.
Mukesh V
27 June 2017|
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Response from proudpar | Reviewed this property |
Dhansak is a popular Indian dish, originating among the Parsi Zoroastrian community. It combines elements of Persian and Gujarati cuisine.This place does not have Dhansak. As a persian living in Iran i haven't heard this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3106 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5679 3941
  • E-mail
Iran is a country with a diverse geography and ethnic population. It sits at the centre of the former Kingdom of Persia, one of the world's oldest continuous major civilisations. Iran forms a bridge between the Middle East and the Far East in the centre of the ancient Silk Road, a major trading route which goes back tens of thousands of years. Persian cuisine has influenced many world cuisines, and has absorbed elements from other cuisines as well. It's no surprise that Persian ingredients such as saffron, pomegranate and spinach have made their way into other cuisines! As ancient traders took their wares to the corners of the world, they traded goods, bringing back the eating habits and ingredients from Greece, Rome, Turkey, Russia and India. Today's Persian cuisine traces its roots to ancient Persian ingredients and recipes, and is enriched by the great tastes imported from the rest of the world!
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