Cuisine: Persian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $30

Discover a sumptuous feast of Persian flavours at Shiraz!

Thanks to centuries of trade between Greece, Rome, Turkey, Russia and India, Persian food has become a rich fusion of ingredients and influences. From saffron stews and sizzling kebabs, to homemade dips and fresh Turkish bread, Shiraz brings the best Persian dishes to your table.

Enjoy slow-cooked meats that melt in your mouth, stunning stews packed with flavour, as well as their speciality torsh kabob (grilled lamb in pomegranate and walnut marinade). The kitchen uses 100% Halal meat, and offers vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free dishes.

Make sure you save room for their homemade desserts, like the delicious baklava, or their traditional tiramisu. With friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere, Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant is the perfect dining choice for all occasions.

* Please note Shiraz is not licensed to sell alcohol or host BYO.

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Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant
3106 Surfers Paradise Blvd.
Surfers Paradise 4217

Open Hours:
Everyday 11am - 9pm

Phone: 07 5679 3941
Website: www.shirazgoldcoast.com

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Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant
Cuisine: Persian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Mains: $20 - $30

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Great night. The food was spectacular. The staff were outstanding. I don't normally post but felt that it was so good that it warranted it.

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Craig Ruby

Great food, great service, great price. I’ll definitely be eating there again.

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Gary & Catherine Dickinson

Very tasty and well presented Persian food. We had the Trio entrees & sides which was very tasty and then we all had various Kabobs and lamb chops. Even though there is no alcohol they were generous with bottles of cold water for the table.

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Matthew Bergman

This restaurant was amazing. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was perfect. Would certainly go again.

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Service was excellent. No faults there.
Food whilst being very tasty had too much rice. Ordered the Sultan's Feast and Lamb Shank, and more then half the plate was just rice.
Wish there was more variety on the plate, and potentially more meat.
Aside from that, had a great time, and will definitely be back to try some of the other items.

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Tanya Spence

My husband had been wanting to try Persian food for well over a year, but I'm not the adventurous type.....I was soooooo wrong. The food was absolutely delicious, the restaurant was clean and tidy and the service was great, friendly without being overbearing and annoying. We would definitely recommend Shiraz, and booking through First Table was easy and hassle free.

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Jaie Cresswell

Fantastic authentic food! Definitely recommend this restaurant

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Service was awesome & food was even better!

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Nice Food, Good Service, very helpful in advising the order.

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Catherine Drummond

Always great food and great service!

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Greg Slack

Food was tasty. Great to try something different. Will be back to try something else on the menu soon.

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Anthony Nguyen

Fantastic will be back

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Amy Cooper

The food was very good and service was great.

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Mark Baumann

I always thought of Shiraz as a grape to make wine but it is also a City in Iran and the name of this unique restaurant in Surfers Paradise. No wine here but plenty of good food and great service. Delicious selection of meat and vegetarian options with some of the BBQ meats on beds of Saffron rice being a house specialty. Also so tasty deserts for the sweet lovers. Staff were friendly and efficient and was a great overall experience, definitely suggest for something a little out of the box.

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Julie Pettitt

Very popular with Persian people
Varied menu
Food was cooked promptly
Staff fantastic
Food beautifully made and presented

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My partner and I had dinner here last night. Everything was amazing! Meat was tender and delicious - dips were fantastic ... perfect night and we left feeling very full.

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Jodie Charles

Absolutely delicious food, generous portions and service was great. Would highly recommend.

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Enjoyed our lunch, the food was delicious and the service friendly and efficient.
Will go again.

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Ash Phillips

Amazing every time i go here. The food is perfect, the staff are lovely. This is the kind of eatery you will find in heaven

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Rosjana Phillips

We go here all the time and they are the best restaurant on the Gold Coast and possibly even Brisbane

We cannot fault them in any way. You have to try this place

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Khema Gopaul

Very good dining experience. The food was fantastic specially the fish kebab and rice. The desert was very nice. I would definitely recommend this place.

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We had a beautiful platter of dips and bread followed by rice,chicken, lamb and salad.. the chicken was amazing ! and rice i could eat all day. would recommend - great value (:

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Everything was lovely. Interesting non alcoholic beer flavours!! Food was really nice, dips were good and we ordered far too much bread!! Sharing platters were good and more than enough food. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

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Pat Shaw

We were looking forward to our meal here. We were greeted warmly and taken to our reserved table. The excellent service continued throughout our stay the staff were wonderful. The 3 dip entree was huge and lovely enough for us to keep using them with our meal. The lamb cutlet meal as really nice and the slow cooked chicken very tender and delicately sliced. We wish we lived closer to come again. Next holidays we’ll be back thanks

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We went in hungry .... we rolled out !
My partner and i enjoy a trio of dips for entree which should be highly commended. Most places provide you with tiny serves of dip and barely enough bread ... well not here! All 3 dips were yummy and we were unable to finish them all. For main we shared a platter which has chicken, lamb and mince with rice and salad. Everything was delicious. We will be coming here again.

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Catherine Drummond

Great food and service. Will definitely go back!

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Syed Javed

My second time here, Always happy with the food and service.
Will come back again thanks

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OMG, this restaurant was amazing!! To start with had the trio of dips to share amongst the three of us and to say they were absolutely delicious would be an understatment!! Superb and huge serving, we could not eat it all. Next, I had the Lamb shank and the meat fell off the bone, it was so tender it melted in my mouth! My daughter had the lamb cutlets and in her words" they are the best I have ever had"!! She had not an ounce of meat left on them as she enjoyed so much. The rice was so fluffy, I wish we could make it like that. My husband had a lamb casserole can not recall its name and it was so tasty and even though he was full he said "I am not wasting any of this, way too good". We can not recommend this place highly enough, we will be back for sure!!

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The food was authentic and delicious. The staff were charming, thou rather overstretched. The restaurant is well located adjacent to the light rail and it is well patronised.

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We enjoyed the night. Our waiter was very friendly and the food was excellent. We'll be back there with friends at every opportunity.

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Ash Phillips

To go to one of your favourite eateries is good at any time but to find them on first table makes the experience all the better. This is one of the best restaurants you will go to on the Gold Coast.. period

The food is fantastic, the service is always great and if you want to treat yourself then this is the place to go.

Another plus is that the serving sizes are HUGE, At full price, its good value but at half price is is literally something you have to do TODAY.

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We were are a group of 4 and Absolutely loved everything about this restaurant. The food was so tasty and they were big meals. The service was also fantastic could not fault the restaurant and cant wait to go back again. My new favorite restaurant

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Cheryl Botha

What a gem - delicious food, lovely staff and great location.

Thank you for making my friends birthday celebration so special.

We will be back.

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Ameen Haidar

Service was perfect and the food was amazing!

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Syed Javed

Simply great. Service was exceptional. Food was fresh and well served. Not overcrowded. Had a great time with exceptional prices. Sweet dish tramuso was mazing aswell. Will definately go there again

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Raewyn Van Den Akker

A wonderful meal, can't speak highly enough about it. The chops were fabulous, loved the rice with currants, and the stew with lentils, fall apart meat, with absolutely no fat! Our waitress was lovely also. Just go, you won't be disappointed!!

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Anna Halama

With so many Italian, Indian, Chinese, Thai etc. restaurants this place presents something "different" for a change. My Persian friend recommended us this restaurant and once there, we saw other Middle Eastern people coming to eat there, sure good sign for the locals of the cuisine to frequent a restaurant from their region. Service was prompt and friendly, very genuinely not just because it should be. For us vegetarians, dedicated vegetarian section of the menu made choice of meals easy. With four of us having each different starters and mains we had a good insight into the variety of the offerings and literally every single dish was faultless. Rice cooked perfectly, fluffy and subtle with saffron flavor, stews rich and flavorsome but not too overpowering. Even original drinks, especially the home made Persian Gold or Persian Tea added to the authentic experience. With very generous portions we left totally satisfied, bursting at the seams but content and happy.
When we were leaving there was not a free table, while some of the neighboring restaurants sat empty, not surprisingly as this is definitely step above the competition in terms of uniqueness, quality of service and food and overall experience. Highly recommended!

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