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The Establishment

252 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
92403000
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Ranked #162 of 5,382 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $65
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai, Australian, Bar, Wine Bar
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Went to the Establishment to have a few pre-dinner drinks before attending to Mr Wong (read the review on TA). Staff were very friendly and the cocktails were reasonably priced. The location/decorations were nicely put together and we enjoyed the ambiance. Cocktails were between $15-$20 which is normal for Sydney City. The DJ which started around 9pm was very good... More 

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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Let the hustle and bustle of George street and entered a zen like space of an interior garden. Beautiful natural light and then my meal came. A pie…I know right. A pie big deal. But, it was scrumptious. The pastry was classic and perfection…possibly made with dripping or lard. The Angus beef succulent and the red wine jus perfect. Coffe... More 

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London
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This was the perfect spot to have some wine with my friend after work. It has a wonderful atmosphere and great decoration.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Enjoyable breakfast in the garden area. A pleasant surprise with friendly and efficient staff in the heart of the city

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Perth, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great open bar area with tapas meals or original dishes .... Nice atmosphere with lounges to eat snacks or we'll set out dining area at the back of the room

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Been here a few times when I fly in to Sydney for the weekend. Always good Rnb and hip hop playing with a great crowd of people aswell. Great atmosphere aswell as you can go to the back and chill and look up to the sky's whilst sipping on something.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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158 reviews 158 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is a fantastic looking place, and I will try it out again during the week to see if it is any different. the clientelle though on a Saturday night are really not right for me, and really it was a meat market and full of prowling guys it seemed. Didnt enjoy it at all, which is a shame because... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great venue, spacious bar area and elegant environment. Also complimentary champagne on arrival between 6-7pm on Thurs give me and friends extra motivation to the the weekend start.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I had lunch with my overseas business colleagues in Establishment before they left Sydney. They had expressed great appreciation of the venue, atmosphere and close proximity to their hotel. The wine list is comprehensive and has not disappointed my colleagues. The preparation and presentation of the dishes are fabulous. The services are optimal that we could enjoy our talks and... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Our choice for a small wedding reception, we had the degustation menu and from memory consisted of 7 tasting plates. Now this is everything you would expect to find in a top notch restaurant, expensive$180.00 per head not including wine or drinks, good wine list, and good service, but if your a big eater check out the nearest McDonalds for... More 

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Additional Information about The Establishment

Address: 252 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 92403000
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 65
Cuisine: Thai, Australian, Bar, Wine Bar

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