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133 Avoca Street | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9399 9667
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Ranked #2 of 342 Restaurants in Randwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Bistro Avoca is a contemporary restaurant offering Modern Australian cuisine and a selection of beers, wines and spirits at a moderate price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.We pride ourselves in providing a constant variety of meals using what is at its freshest and in season. If you would prefer we do permit you to bring that special bottle of wine from home (corkage applies)but sorry no BYO beers or other beverages.We can cater for an intimate table for 2 right up to booking out the entire restaurant for your special occasion (up to 65 guests), corporate inquiries welcome.
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We had a beautiful three course meal here - very generous serves. Menu is modern oz with really thoughtful accompaniments, I recommend the barramundi main with sweet potato and curry drizzle- it's to die for! We rolled out of here and I'm already planning when I can next return.

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Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I organised a conference dinner for over 40 people on a Monday night when Bistro Avoca is normally closed, so we had restaurant to ourselves. I can't praise the quality of the food or the service highly enough. Everyone raved about it. Somehow they managed to make everyone happy, and all I heard from all the group was how amazing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Instead of heading to a city restaurant this year, our company held it's Christmas Party at Bistro Avoca last night. We had a party of ten, and everyone praised for the quality of food, the warm atmosphere, the super friendly and efficient staff (Erin and Anna). I especially loved the comfortable seating and cushions on the seats next to the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We (interstaters on a conference) booked for a group of 12. A 13th at the last minute was cheerfully accommodated. We were given a private area for our group, so we were able to hear each other (always a plus for me in a restaurant). We chose a group menu with shared appetisers. The menu was not extensive (5 mains... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Bistro Avoca is one of our favourite places to eat, we live in randwick and go there on a regular occurence.. Food is so tasty and ther staff are so friendly and helpful... Love it highly recommended its great place

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Stratford-upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Six adults and 3 kids (3, 3 & 4) and we had a great meal last night. The service was fantastic and with two of us being dairy and gluten free, it was no problem to choose whatever we wanted and the chef tweeked it to suit. Not a luxury afforded by many restaurants these days. Prices were good as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Their menu is not too extensive but quite long enough. Their attention, friendliness and courtesy to customers is second to none. If there is a problem they are quickly onto it with a gentle persuasive explanation and polite apology. The service is not rushed but quite quick enough. The food is tasty, imaginatively served, and freshly cooked. The prices are... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Attended Bistro Avoca with a group for a business dinner. Our whole table agreed that the food was fantastic and had no quarms at all. Ignore the negative reviews, this is a genuine small business doing the best they can to deliver the best possible dining experience on and off the plate - thanks for your hospitality!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

How a bistro can add a gratitude of 6 percent on groups of ten or more is a joke. Tipping is not compulsory in Australia and one shouldn't be forced to. Food was good service average. When booking book smaller tables and unlike us you won't be charged an extra $60.00.

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bistroavoca, Manager at Bistro Avoca, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your second visit to Bistro Avoca. From what I understand everything was fine with the mussel entree except for the fact that one mussel shell had cracked. With regards to our mushroom risotto I can assure you there are mushrooms in it. We use 5 kilos of fresh mushrooms to make... More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I enjoyed my meal here in November so decided to eat here again. What a disappointment it was! My entree was mussel, scallop and prawn in a curry sauce. One of the mussels was served in a broken shell and I later discovered the remnants of the shell in the curry sauce. Flavour was ok. The main was wild mushroom... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro Avoca

Address: 133 Avoca Street | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9399 9667
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick
Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
Cuisine: Australian

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