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161 King St Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9223 7000
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Ranked #534 of 5,297 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Portuguese, Spanish, Tapas
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Went there last night before attending a concert at the nearby State Theatre. What a delightful discovery! Ordered a number of tapas dishes to share with my lovely wife, seated at the bar, and was immediately impressed by the waiter asking if we were in a hurry and then suggesting that he staggered the delivery of our dishes. The food... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Great little underground place to have lunch or dinner, its decorated really well and is a great place to catch up with friends. We went for dinner during December and the place was pretty busy. We ate at 7pm and by then they had run out of two types of beers and the pâté. The food is really good and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A group of 8 of us needed somewhere quick and close to the Theatre Royal in King St Sydney, so we just showed up at Subsolo at 5.30pm , expecting there to be heaps of spare seats. Wow.. the place was fully booked and we were lucky enough to get a bench where we could have some pre theatre tapas... More 

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Sale, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was about a month since our first visit and the maitre de exclaimed - you are back! How could they recognise me??? You are the one who wrote on trip advisor. How did you know I asked...well apparently he's good with faces - not only that - they remembered where I sat...and the spunky young Mexican waiter knew what... More 

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Forbes, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We went here and enjoyed it. The tapas were excellent, as were the moorish entrees. The sangria was different in that it was not a red wine base. More a cocktail with fruit, not really my taste as I usually like sangria but some of my table mates really liked it. The main grill was ok, but not better than... More 

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mandevillle
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had tapas and the paella and having spent a lot of time in Spain, I give it a thumbs up. The Chorizo, patatas bravas and other tapas we're reflect. Paella marisco was spot on and done there in a small single serving size pan. It had all the elements I expected Good night with a nice bottle of Rioja... More 

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Sale, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Off to the Theatre Royal In King Street in Sydney and stumbled across this Spanish Gem....Tapas and Drinks. Mostly Spanish wines which we did not know - but they were great and the tapas were delicious. Waiter suggested 4 plates but we could only manage three. Service was quick - they are used to serving theatre goers. And we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is one of the best restaurant experiences I've had in years. The food was spectacular and not at all pricey. Every dish that came out was great, especially the pork on skewers (can't recall the name). Even the cocktails were delicious, a must try!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I need to preface this by saying we had our wedding reception here 5 years ago as it was our favorite restaurant. With kids and everything we sadly hadn't been back since. It was our 5 year anniversary last night and we returned. So happy to say it is still thriving! Service amazing, atmosphere perfect and food is to die... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There are a lot of similar restaurants in Sydney but none in my opinion which manage to execute the delicate balance of great atmosphere and excellent food quite so well. The service was good at times (it was full on a Tuesday!) with knowledgeable staff. The food was wonderful and not over seasoned as can be the case with Tapas.... More 

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Address: 161 King St Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 9223 7000
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Portuguese, Spanish, Tapas

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