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Le Pelican

#47 of 4,194 Restaurants in Sydney
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Shop 2, 411 Bourke St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 9380 2622
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Night out after Art Month opening

We were near Le Pelican over at Forbes St and decided to drop on on spec, and boy am I glad we did! A couple who were dining at the front table were raving about the food, so we jumped in. Firstly, Exceptional service. Top notch. Second. The food. I ate roast partridge. Sublime, exquisite. The boy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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English first
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106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We were near Le Pelican over at Forbes St and decided to drop on on spec, and boy am I glad we did! A couple who were dining at the front table were raving about the food, so we jumped in. Firstly, Exceptional service. Top notch. Second. The food. I ate roast partridge. Sublime, exquisite. The boy took on a... More 

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

The title basically explains it all because this restaurant has it all. Our meals were perfectly portioned and timed. Every single course was a pleasure to look at, and more importantly, savour.

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Wiscasset, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Tried this on a recent visit to Sydney, which coincided with my wife's birthday. Though the restaurant is closed Monday and Tuesday, they replied during off-hours to my email request for a table, and were very accommodating in setting up some surprises for my wife when we arrived. Both the food and service were top notch. We tried the oysters,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A wonderful lunch with friends, all with a french connection,so we were all keen to try the french food . Despite my worries about being able to park anywhere near this restaurant, I managed to get a park right out the front and others, not far down the road..Good Start.. The young gentleman that looked after us was just lovely,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

After reading reviews on this restaurant, I decided to take a punt for Valentines day. The staff responded quickly to my reservation message and very open to questions. I was a bit worried about the rain as our table was outside under umbrellas but it cleared just before we ate. It may be worth keeping your options open or checking... More 

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We can't imagine to eat a bouillabaisse in Sydney! It is done...it was good, and French taste. The beef and our other choices was great also. We received also good advice from the French waiter, for our stay in Sydney.

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Sydney, Australia
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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A friend and I dined here recently. Nice rear courtyard area, friendly service and good food made for a nice lunch. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Perfect dinner at this absolutely charming bistro just off Taylor Square. Highlights were a stunning appetizer of gazpacho with prawns, avocado and mustard ice cream, followed by an authentic bouillabaisse with snapper, fennel and saffron potatoes. Would return in an instant.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Cute little bistro in Surrey Hills. Small menu but excellent food. The duck confit was moist and delicious and the boullabaise everything you would wish for. Cute courtyard. Staff very professional and friendly. The soufflé to die for. Prices reasonable

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have been to Le Pelican many times over the years and will keep coming back. This is one of those places that get all elements right. The food is always good, the staff great and the atmosphere makes you want to stay a bit longer. Make sure you try the pork & duck foie gras pate with a good... More 

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Additional Information about Le Pelican

Address: Shop 2, 411 Bourke St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9380 2622
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 26
Cuisine: French

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 2, 411 Bourke St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9380 2622

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 26
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?