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Vivaz Restaurant & Nightclub

80 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
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Ranked #3,762 of 5,382 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Australian, Bar, Grill
Neighborhood: City Centre
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Parramatta, Australia
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429 reviews 429 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
1,404 helpful votes 1,404 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Underwhelming & dull. I’m not describing any particular person or their personality but we all know someone like this. The Vivaz Restaurant & Nightclub is a Churasco restaurant which is looking tired & rundown. It had a distinct cafeteria look about its chairs/tables together with tropical themed cardboard cut-outs on the wall. It seemed obvious the owners have run out... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Staff and service was worst I've experienced. We were pointed to a table at the back and left their without any explanation on what was going on for food, no drink service no staff anywhere to be seen. Food was poor, having to line up for a long time and when you get to the meat section a staff member... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Had a great night for my cousins Hens night. I had organised this and then seen some bad reviews on trip advisor so I felt paranoid that I made the wrong decision. I did not make the wrong decision, we all had a fabulous night. The cocktail making class was heaps of fun as was the Latin American dance lesson.... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Just awful, bad food and hot and Hot/Humid I. The restaurant. Maccas would taste better ! Something tasted off in my plate. And the toilets are filthy! Don't go here I wonder why they are still operating!!!!

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Ballyduff, Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Where to start...I am always happy to reflect on good or bad times and always in a constructive manner, but I have to say this review has tested every part of trying to be constructive. We called at very short notice a few weeks ago requesting a table at 6pm, to be told that they were full: no problem. We... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I first visited Vivaz about 2 years ago and had a wonderful time, the atmosphere was fun and the food was good and the view was lovely. Unfortunately over the last 6-8 months, the quality of the venue and restaurant has taken a nose dive. The only thing that has remained the same is the view out the window :(... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Our friends and I got a scoopon for $98 for 4 people including buffet dinner and a free sangria. Not a huge variety of food but the selection of meat was yummy! Great music and after 9 and was great to watch the people who actually knew how to latin dance! Wouldnt pay full price for it though

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We managed to get a discount offer which made it an acceptable meal. However, at full price, it is not good value. The food was but disappointing overall. The main meal wa buffet style and consisted of chorizo sausage (overcooked and dry); pork belly (over salted and almost inedible); chicken wing (tasty but dry); braised beef (reasonable) - additional salads... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We didn't stay for the dancing/nightclub so just reviewing Vivaz as a place to eat. Ambience is generally a bit tired although if you are lucky enough to get a table near the windows then there are some quite good views of the Harbour and Opera House. We liked that the tables are well spaced but later on when they... More 

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Sydney Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Didnt know this place existed, went for a group birthday outing. Looks in need of tlc. Seems to survive on bulk group bookings, hens parties etc. High volume, average food. Food is a buffet for $45, not good value at all. The beef was great, the pork ok, the restjust filled the plate, oh the bread was great, if you... More 

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Address: 80 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 9251-4467
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Cuisine: Australian, Bar, Grill

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