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Berta

17-19 Alberta Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
02 9264 6133
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Ranked #119 of 5,171 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After a long Saturday working, all I needed was a barman to mix a cocktail and a chef to whip up some simple good Italian food without drama. Thus on a cold windy night, I found myself in a lonely Sydney laneway in the southern, unfashionable part of town, looking through a glass door and a simple name hanging on... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great modern Italian and fine wine in a cosy setting. Like the tapas style that's emerging in Sydney.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Have now eaten here 3 times over the past 6 weeks and am still amazed at the quality and service. Fresh innovative Italian made with love and a great amount of care. Finding it is half the fun. It gets very busy - so book ahead.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
388 reviews 388 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

WOW! this place was such an experience! to begin with: hospitality is incredible! staff looks after you and remember your name! excellent service and a very particular eye on details! you are very looked after and I was amazed! Chef: super confident chef, works incredibly well under pressure, I have never seen a chef so confident and happy in the... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Pasta Sagra was the theme, pasta in every course - a new, unknown, experience and not quite sure what to expect. We needn't have worried, every course was a taste and texture experience accompanied by the perfect selection of wines. A personal favourite was the tagliouni salt fish peas and chervil and squid ink trofie cuttlefish chilli cherry tomatoes with... More

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Our host had been to the restaurant a couple of times previously and yet we still got very lost walking from the capital theatre. So any restaurant that can survive in the back lanes must be doing something special. Service was exceptional and the food (we had the banquet) was just wonderful especially the king fish which was thinly sliced... More

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San Mateo, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This restaurant is nicely hiding and the food quality is marvelous. Every Wednesday they have ‘sagra’ which is a themed meal course only and I think I hit a jackpot. What I experienced was olive oil sagra, all dishes’ hidden ingredient was olive oil. They even served us olive oil tasting during the course menu with a lecture by the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

You will probably walk past this wonderful place, tucked up a lane near a building site with nothing but a discrete doorway to indicate its location. I certainly did, twice. Persistence was rewarded when I finally opened the door into narrow hall, leading to funky little solace with humming kitchen and great vibe. It is noisy, and the lighting perhaps... More

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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I didn't like the menu, being Italian this was atypical. Lots of very rich dishes but when I asked to grill me a fish with no butter they did, to their merit. Interesting Italian wine list.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Half the fun of this place was finding it! We loved the adventure and the location. The food and service was great and we look forward to returning.

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