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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the food , the ambience was beautiful! Maybe a little over services by a very keen waiter Would go back again and again for the food

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024

Valentines Day. Can't beat it! The food was so exceptional, and the waiter was impeccable with the right balance of familiarity and professionalism.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 31 December 2023

The food was exceptional and the service was good when serving the meals. Overall however a really poor experience as we weren't safe in the restaurant and had to leave without finishing.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 December 2023 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant The staff are amazing food awesome . Absolutely bucket list restaurant. It's expensive but worth every penny

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 December 2023

I can't recommend Little Truffle enough. Excellent service and food and a wonderful private dining experience. We had been eagerly awaiting the re-opening of Little Truffle and booked my daughters birthday there in the private dining room. The new private dining room is absolutely beautiful...and very well appointed to allow guests enough space to move around for private conversations in comfort. The private entrance door on the side of the building was also a big plus. The whole team were incredibly accommodating of special dietary needs of our guests (sorry I think we were a pain in that regard) even tweaking the menu for our younger attendees which we greatly appreciated. The stuffed zucchini flower was absolute heaven. Thank you Little Truffle for providing those classic dining experiences that are hard to come by now.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 13 December 2023 via mobile

Our first visit since Little Truffle reopened and it didn't disappoint. Good service and delicious food, we had a lovely night.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023

As you might expect in a beach town the Gold Coast is pretty much bereft of fine dining or even middle-market bistros, and it's eateries are dominated by cafes and ethnic restaurants. For this reason Little Truffle rather stands out. While from the outside it...looks like a night-club with no windows and black walls, inside it is a surprisingly sophisticated eatery. Pleasant ambiance with low-level lighting and interesting paintings. Friendly and professional staff. An interesting, predominantly French-oriented, menu. We were more than happy with all the dishes we had, particularly our main courses of duck and quail. We had the four course menu option which was definitely value for money. We were more than happy with our night at the Little Truffle and would recommend it as a notable point in the culinary wasteland that is the Gold Coast.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2023

New Little Truffle is just perfect : excellent service and food. We will definitely go back . Very special experience.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 4 November 2023 via mobile

What an amazing dining experience. Food, service and atmosphere all 5 star. Some lovely new dishes like the ocean trout wrapped in zucchini flowers with a champagne sauce, delicious. Of course the old favourites are still there like the Moreton Bay bug/prawn tortellini and the...raspberry soufflé with white chocolate sauce. Thank you for a lovely dining experience.,More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2023

Just reopened after extensive renovations. Can be difficult to get to because of MAJOR street construction....but DO IT!!!! We've been in Australia for 10 days...hands down our best meal! Exemplary service, beautiful decor, and food that was sublime! I had the 4 course meal, starting...with the amusie bouche that we both received. I then went on to zucchini blossoms stuffed with a scallop mousseline, then steamed - absolutely incredible! Technically perfect, and delicious and beautiful beyond words. I then had the filet mignon, tender, tasty and a perfect medium rare! Finished it off with a raspberry souffle with a white chocolate sauce. WOW. Hubby had the steak tartare over pave potatos, delicious! He then went to the whole side of fish - it was snapper. No bone, cooked perfectly! Delicate and very flavorful! He helped me finish my dessert! I would give this restaurant 10 stars if I could!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2022

Initially sceptical about these types of fancy places worried I'll have to get more food on the way home.. Had the 4 course degustation menu and simply couldn't fit in another bite afterwards. I am a fussy eater at the best of times but I...found all the food amazing. Couldn't fault it at all. The service was perfect, the staff were polite, friendly and when they heard it was my partners birthday we got an additional surprise desert at the end of the night. Atmosphere was nice, not to bright and not too dim. Highly recommend to try at least once.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 1 November 2022

We hosted a corporate dinner in the private room at Little Truffle, and were so impressed! The set menu had plenty to choose from, the hardest part was trying to decide what to order. The food was delish, and very generous servings. Will looked after...us, and he was amazing, handled our group really well, with the perfect amount of cheek! Would definitely return.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 10 October 2022 via mobile

We’d been attempting to visit with friends all year but CoVid intervened. Three of us finally made it to lunch on a Friday. It was very quiet which suited the elegant room. Our waiter was pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient. We had the 3 course special...which given the quality of the food represented excellent value. Entrees were the big and prawn tortellini and the zucchini flower, mains were the barramundi and beef cheeks, and desserts the soufflés and chocolate fondant. All dishes were perfectly cooked, packed with flavour and well plated. Timing between courses was perfect. A nicely chilled white and a good glass of red complemented the meals. It was such a pleasant, unhurried lunch two of us finished with an espresso martini and the other a sticky. Will definitely return to try the dinner offeringsMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 24 September 2022 via mobile

Although the Little Truffle came highly recommended this was our first experience dining here.A relaxed atmosphere,fine art,furniture and perfectly volumed background music started us off to a great experience.We started with the complimentary amuse-bouche, a flavourfull cauliflower and parsnip soup. Starters included a ham terrine...with chutney and sourdough and my Morten Bay bug and prawn tortellini-delicious.We both selected confit duck accompanied by porcini mushroom risotto- tender and well sized. The wine list contains a good mixture of Australian and international varieties,we accompanied our meal with a Tasmanian Dalrymple Pinot Noir,always a good drop to join duck. A perfectly risen chocolate soufle and a panna cotta rounded out our meal.Service was excellent and I highly recommend Little Truffle,all its awards are well deserved.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 22 June 2022 via mobile

I found little truffle online and was keen to give it a go. I made a reservation for lunch and was glad that it was available. When I arrived, I was promptly shown to my table and explanations were given on the menu. I chose...the three courses option and the server offered his suggestions on the ideal combination to ensure that it was a good mix. I had their Moreton bug and prawn dumplings which turned out to be beautiful! It was very delicate but generous amount of bug. I really enjoyed it. Next was the main course -beef cheeks and gnocchi. The sauce was nice but I did have a few cold gnocchi which I initially was going to ignore but as more cold gnocchi appeared, I then brought to the attention of the server who apologised and got the kitchen staff to replace my meal. The replaced meal came out hot this time around. I did find the beef cheeks lacked flavour. Lastly, my dessert came and there was an additional dessert as a way of them apologising. Honestly, I enjoyed the one I ordered -panna cotta but not the one they gave, which I had about half of it. When I was done, I paid and left. I felt very full when I left, which was probably unheard of for a fine dining meal but I was pleased about it. When evening came, I started feeling nausea, had diarrhoea and did not feel like eating anything. I had cups of peppermint tea to calm my stomach but when night came, I was running a fever and was still feeling nausea. By this time, I was convinced I probably had food poisoning considering that it was my only meal during lunch. I only had a banana and coffee in the morning. The next day and a half, I continually allowed my tummy to settle down and just had bread and water. I was disappointed that I experienced this for my first visit to the restaurant. However, I do not have the courage to return for fear it might happen again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Little Truffle is on the western side of the highway going south - same side as Pacific Fair. There is parking in the side street.
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