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236 Military Rd | Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #28 of 5,375 Restaurants in Sydney
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Food and service were both fantastic. I cannot fault any aspect whatsoever. We will be frequent diners. I highly recommend the fig entree if it is available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I have been coming to 16 for special occasions for years and without fail the food the service and charm are always perfect. Cannot fault anything. Today I had the Parmesan crusted dory with pea purée which was amazing. Definitely recommended for a date or special occasion

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had been in Queensland for a few weeks and didn't realise how much we had missed 16 until the dishes arrived - a wonderful diversity of dishes, superb quality and amazing sauces. The duck ragout entrée was so large I wondered why I had ordered a main course bur when the John dory arrived, I knew why. It was done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a midweek lunch there. The penne with tomato, ricotta and baby spinach was delicious, and the other meals were rates very good too. Friendly staff, great coffee and an amazing . Highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife, friends and I have been coming to Restaurant 16 ever since its first weeks of opening and it has been consistently good since our first experience. The restaurant and menu are truly cosmopolitan. Where else could you dine of excellent Italian food prepared by a Japanese chef and served by a German waiter?! There are several signature dishes,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Obviously come here regularly but it is so consistently good - Italian menu of the best quality and rarely found in any location. Miss this quality when we travel as much as we do,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

For consistency and reliability, there is little to match 16. As I've said often, it is not innovative like Sixpenny or Quay but you enjoy every course and always feel content. I've enjoyed the seared scallops, lamb and spitchcock etc. many times so thought i would try something different. Had the crispy barramundi and it was wonderful. Rarely have dessert... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

After a lengthy trip away with few memorable meals, 16 was the first restaurant we wanted to return to for sheer enjoyment. It is not innovative like Sixpenny or Quay but you know you will enjoy every course whether it be the seared scallops,meatballs , lamb or spitchcock etc. . The spitchcock is one I would rarely order but here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Originally we were looking for a BYO on a Saturday night and picked Restaurant 16 from the few choices available. Great choice! Really high quality experience - a combination of new takes on some traditional dishes, and some new ideas. Cured trout was a fabulous starter, both colour nad taste. The spatchcock main was a triumph, quite excellent. Wine list... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Have obviously been here many times but the quality never fails to amaze me. With Lynn's allergies , we normally give Chef Toru enough notice to prepare what is possible. Tonight though, we had a spontaneous business need and we rang with 2 hours notice. The roast duck he did was wonderful, a beautiful pink duck but then we looked... More 

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Address: 236 Military Rd | Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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