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Bambini Trust Cafe Restaurant

#269 of 4,211 Restaurants in Sydney
#289 of 4,552 Places to Eat in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
St. James
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185-187 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
02 9283 7098
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden gem

This is a great place for Italian food. There is a more formal restaurant but you can also eat in the bar which is very lively. If you happen to be staying in the Sheraton on the Park, it is just a short stroll.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Dorothy D
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Perth
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The dark panelled room with white linen has a wonderful contemporary Europen buzz. This vibe is matched by perfect service and a contemporary menu with old fashioned Europen notes. There is no European pastiche here this is cooking at its best and the service is so perfect it could be theatre. The experience is simply perfect.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My daughter and I had a most wonderful lunch today. The food was magnificent as was the elegant atmosphere but what I most appreciated was the attentive yet discrete service from well trained waiters. There are not many restaurants in Sydney that can boast this type of service.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Had an omelet and a double black. Both were excellent. Service was good. Staff was busy preparing for the day, but still kept close attention to the tables. Will be back in Sydney in October and will go to Bambini again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a great place for Italian food. There is a more formal restaurant but you can also eat in the bar which is very lively. If you happen to be staying in the Sheraton on the Park, it is just a short stroll.

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Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Popped in quite early for lunch with a friend and sat outside, which was very pleasant apart from the odd blast of exhaust from a passing bus. We both had the pappardelle with ragu with a glass of French rose, followed by sorbet. All were delicious. The service was attentive at first but as the restaurant filled up, the waiter... More 

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Newcastle
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Hidden gem off a busy city street. Wonderful cosy and classy inside, with a great wine list and food choices. We shared a fish and a pasta and it was exceptional. The service was also very good - not too much but not too little - they even chased us out to the cab when i left my card behind.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Fantastic staff - and the food faultless. 10/10 for me. I'll be back. Rabbit was delicious. Barolo superb. Coffee and cheese finished off a perfect meal.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What makes a restaurant experience outstanding? 1- Friendly, efficient, knowledgeable staff, 2 - imaginative, well-executed food and 3 - ambiance. This place gets a 10/10 in all 3 categories. We did not have a reservation for lunch, but were accommodated with a smile during a very busy lunch rush. The staff couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Took a friend there for his birthday as a recommendation from a work colleague. Great dining experience and absolutely mouth watering food. Will definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to spoil themselves with a nice meal. Very romantic ambience - ideal for dates!

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I've only been to Bambini Trust for breakfast and lunch, but in particular it is my favourite place to meet friends for breakfast before work. The restaurant is in a lovely historical building on Elizabeth Street in Sydney, the food is good with a diverse menu and it has great service. It is a tiny bit cramped, but this only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 185-187 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > St. James
  • Neighborhood: St. James
  • Phone Number: 02 9283 7098
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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