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Level 1, 198 Pitt Street | City Tattersalls Club, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 9421
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Esperanto Dining Room is renowned for it's fine dining ambience. As...
The Esperanto Dining Room is renowned for it's fine dining ambience. As mellow music pervades the room, courtesy of one of our talented pianists, relax and savour the culinary delights prepared to exacting standards by our team of chefs.
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  • 5
    Very good
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classic dining the way it should be!

I was fortunate enough to experience Esperanto at a Christmas in July catchup with some old work colleagues. Such a lovely dining room with attentive and experienced staff and the food - perfect. I had the lamp rump and it was devine. Everyone enjoyed their meals and if I'm lucky enough to be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Sydney
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Sydney
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was fortunate enough to experience Esperanto at a Christmas in July catchup with some old work colleagues. Such a lovely dining room with attentive and experienced staff and the food - perfect. I had the lamp rump and it was devine. Everyone enjoyed their meals and if I'm lucky enough to be invited back I'll be going for the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Dined there with 3 others and enjoyed the very "different" menu. I had the seared Wild Pigeon for an entree which was excellently presented and was equally tasty. For a main I had Chicken Ballotine which was served with Rabbit Terrine and Foie Gras. I had Passionfruit Gateaux for dessert. All food was excellent. The setting is elegant and refined,... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had an excellent meal at Esperanto today. I had the wagyu beef and my wife had the salmon. The service was good and the old world charm of the restaurant added to the experience. We'll be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Sydney. A throwback to a more elegant and formal time; the service and setting are refined, the food delicious and the atmosphere straight from the twenties. You won’t have to shout over the clatter of cutlery and the smashing of pans from the kitchen, instead you and your guests can talk amicably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Old classic dining room inside the City Tattersalls club. Food is lovely and staff friendly with good service

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Was a disappointing experience.Will never return.the mains were inedible so bad one main was deducted from the bill

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

While we have now 'lost' Victor as a waiter [he was definitely one of a kind] this restaurant still has all the feel of a very upmarket dining experience without the exorbitant prices. The decor and seating arrangements suit so many levels, and the pianist is there but not overbearing seems to sum up this place. You can go for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food was outstanding as were the staff. Waiters and Maitre d were exceptional which helped make the evening.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited this restaurant on 16th July and frankly was embarrassed by the choices offered. The food may have been prepared well but the presentation was below standard for a restaurant of this quality and the prices charged. None of our party enjoyed our main dish. I feel the diversity of dishes is important and this was the main reason... More 

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Albury, Australia
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A Dinner for two, Entering the Esperanto Dining Room is like stepping back in time giving you an exquisite atmosphere and the piano player during the meal was relaxing and very enjoyable, Very attentive service by the waiters, a pleasant surprise of delicious smoked salmon in roe, a chefs free sample, our meal was superbly cooked and the quantity on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Level 1, 198 Pitt Street | City Tattersalls Club, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 9421

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 28

Description

The Esperanto Dining Room is renowned for it's fine dining ambience. As mellow music pervades the room, courtesy of one of our talented pianists, relax and savour the culinary delights prepared to exacting standards by our team of chefs.
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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