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Jimmy Liks

#117 of 4,133 Restaurants in Sydney
#129 of 4,545 Places to Eat in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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City East
Street Food, Bar, Asian, Thai
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186-188 Victoria St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 8354 1400
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Inspired by the street food of South East Asian, Jimmy Liks, has an...
Inspired by the street food of South East Asian, Jimmy Liks, has an extensive menu offering a quick bite of street hawker styled nibbles to our full 8 course "Jimmy's Selection" ($55pp) or 11 course "Street Feast" ($65pp) banquet menus. The cocktail list is a short sharp experience in taste. Holding true to the asian flavours & a dedication to quality, the list is a fresh & innovative example of today's cocktail phenomenon with just a splash of the best of the old school classics. The wine list is fastidiously dedicated to compliment our Asian style of cooking, dominated by young unwooded & well balance whites and lightly wooded spicier reds. From benchmark Australian boutique wines to cult classics from Europe, the Jimmy's wine list is designed to encourage variety. Around three-quarters of the list is available by the glass & carafe to encourages a 'wine bar' experience. Bookings are encouraged although walk-ins are very welcome. Bookings of up to 60 people are available throughout the week. Jimmy Liks can also be found at several organic food markets throughout the week serving up some great street food. [ Fox Studio's - Double Bay - Kings Cross - Marrickville ]
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We've visited Jimmy Liks a few times and the conclusion is always the same: very nice place and great food to spend an evening out! The restaurant has one big table on one side and other smaller tables on the other side and outside. We sat at the big table every time and although we do not really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We've visited Jimmy Liks a few times and the conclusion is always the same: very nice place and great food to spend an evening out! The restaurant has one big table on one side and other smaller tables on the other side and outside. We sat at the big table every time and although we do not really like huge... More 

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Justin M, Owner at Jimmy Liks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review Miamadvisor. Hope to see you here again soon! More 

cheshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Oh dear not what we expected from the reviews on trip advisor. We booked an early spot to avoid the crowds, and it looked like a good plan when we arrived and there were plenty of empty tables. However the staff had other ideas. We were taken to one of the room length tables, similar to an old school dining... More 

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Justin M, Owner at Jimmy Liks, responded to this review

Hi gp86 Thanks for your feedback and I'm sorry you didn't enjoy our restaurant as most people do. We are a very buzzy eclectic 'communal dining' restaurant which may not be your thing. I have always enjoyed the dynamic created by having different people all drinking, dining and often chatting together. With regards your seating option, we were fully booked... More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Such a nice surprise we had for a girl night out for a friend's birthday. We found it really exotic with an array of good music, candle light and relaxation. To start with, we all had cocktails and can not be more satified with unbelievably innovative blend and flavors. Sensational South East Asian fusion menu, with a variety of seafood... More 

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Love it.. Thank you! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nice food and reasonable price. Not a big space so it is little squishy. Not easy to find park nearby We prebook all foods before arrival

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I can't stop raving about this place - the drinks and the food were so good! There were really good vegetarian options, and the meat eaters were raving as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We dined mid week and chose a set menu. The food was great, the service was prompt and the room was brilliant. Will come back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Came with a friend for drinks and dinner. We had some amazing cocktails and sat at the bar enjoying several dishes made for sharing. It's a great relaxing and fun atmosphere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I had dinner there with my gf last night and i couldnt ask for a better night to have date night with her☺☺ To start we had cocktails i had the burning man and my gf had an lemongrass martini which were both exquisite the bartender is amazing at his craft i think his name was alex not sure after... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had my sisters hens do here on the weekend and it couldn't have been a better occasion! We started in the afternoon with a cocktail lesson which was hand ons and so much fun! We also enjoyed some street bites which were just delicious. We had the bar to ourselves and it was such a great set up. After... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Quality of food was abysmal! We had the banquet! In some cases the food did not taste fresh such as the soft shelled crabs. Accompanying sauces were ill prepared and flavours were overpowering. The poor food was matched by the quality of the service which was lacking. One of the worst meals we can remember in a long, long time!... More 

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Additional Information about Jimmy Liks

Address: 186-188 Victoria St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8354 1400
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 4 - 25
Cuisine: Street Food, Bar, Asian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 186-188 Victoria St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighborhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8354 1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Street Food, Bar, Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

Description

Inspired by the street food of South East Asian, Jimmy Liks, has an extensive menu offering a quick bite of street hawker styled nibbles to our full 8 course "Jimmy's Selection" ($55pp) or 11 course "Street Feast" ($65pp) banquet menus. The cocktail list is a short sharp experience in taste. Holding true to the asian flavours & a dedication to quality, the list is a fresh & innovative example of today's cocktail phenomenon with just a splash of the best of the old school classics. The wine list is fastidiously dedicated to compliment our Asian style of cooking, dominated by young unwooded & well balance whites and lightly wooded spicier reds. From benchmark Australian boutique wines to cult classics from Europe, the Jimmy's wine list is designed to encourage variety. Around three-quarters of the list is available by the glass & carafe to encourages a 'wine bar' experience. Bookings are encouraged although walk-ins are very welcome. Bookings of up to 60 people are available throughout the week. Jimmy Liks can also be found at several organic food markets throughout the week serving up some great street food. [ Fox Studio's - Double Bay - Kings Cross - Marrickville ]
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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