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Iku Wholefood Restaurant

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62 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 9380 9780
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars

What you can expect. Nice food (the soup was good) Not large portions, but big enough. 42 AUD for couple with drinks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

What you can expect. Nice food (the soup was good) Not large portions, but big enough. 42 AUD for couple with drinks.

Thank Bndot
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We liked the delicious fresh and tasty ingredients available in this wholefood/vegan range. So nice to see this type of food available in food courts. They also offer various locations in Sydney CBD and suburbs. Our favourite was the lasagne but you could safely choose anything from the menu and be sure you would satisfy your tastebuds whilst doing your... More 

Thank dreamon56
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Being a vegetarian, this was a saviour. Just next to my office, this was the cleanest vegetarian option for lunch-time.

Thank prateek_vijayvergia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Located in a very trendy, busy area of Sydney, it's fun to sit at a window table and people watch as you enjoy a healthy, vegan meal. The salad and lasagna were delicious! They could improve their selection of desserts.

Thank PlantasticNutrition
Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We were in the Food on Five food court in the Westfield on Pitt St looking for something quick and easy for lunch when we stumbled on the Iku Wholefoods takeaway store The grilled chicken salad was amazing with the Protein Shake #5

Thank Elise C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Discovered the IKU takeaway food bar gem in the Sydney CBD on our xmas trip. Just loved the great quality, tasty fresh food. We stocked up on veggie cakes, wraps, goopy sticky rice desserts (yum) and a bottle of their own tahini dressing. Took them back to our hotel for breakfast and snacks, and the dressing has lasted well all... More 

Thank SunnygirlHobart
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Iku is such an easy place to grab a hearty, bite to eat. Filled with lots of plant-based, vegan and vegetarian options, you can't go wrong. This is strictly a light-lunch place only with a limited menu. However, everything is healthy and filled with vegetables, rice, seaweeds and flavour. Whatever you do, make sure you get something with that tangy... More 

Thank ChantalTee
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food was delicious, but Iku in Glebe is really just a take away joint, with a few bar stools. I had a great vegan laksa and a salad and rice balls, but felt rushed by the only member of staff who clearly wanted to shut up shop and get home, although it was only about 8pm on a Friday... More 

Thank Islingtonian2010
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

i've been going here on and off for a few years. the food is very healthy and delicious. i do find it a little pricey for what it is but i always feel like i've eaten well afterwards. the food items haven't really changed over the years hence i tend to get bored and stay away for a while until... More 

1 Thank haamsuplo
Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This whole food café was a real surprise! Delicious food at a very reasonable price including free tea & water. For diners seeking a healthy & delicious option, I would certainly recommend iku whole food (there are other locations in and around Sydney). Friendly staff, appropriate décor, even a pigeon was a regular visitor! Unable to advise on specific dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: (02) 9380 9780

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  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

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Staying in Darlinghurst

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.