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Restaurant 16

236 Military Rd | Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Chinatown)
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Ranked #43 of 5,297 Restaurants in Sydney
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Friends recommended this new addition to our local scene and told us that the chef was Japanese cooking principally Italian food, I thought I like both, so was went with them and had the most amazing food I have had for a long time, certainly in the lower north shore area. It was packed to the rafters so you must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Obviously a regular but for good reasons - can always rely on Chef Toru for quality food and sauces. Took local friends the other night and they were stunned at both the quality and that they had never been before. We had 2 different versions of the spitchcock, one an involtini style and the other with a stuffed mushroom risotto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I visited this restaurant for my husbands birthday after reading all the good reviews on TA. We were not disappointed. The whole evening was fantastic. The food was excellent and as it was mid-week and they weren't too busy the chef prepared individual portions of the food even though we were intending to share the dishes. We had the spatchcock... More 

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Address: 236 Military Rd | Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
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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