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Bistro Avoca

133 Avoca Street | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9399 9667
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Ranked #2 of 340 Restaurants in Randwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Australian
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.
Restaurant details
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
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We very much enjoyed a bday dinner for my mum last week. As others have said, everyone at the restaurant seemed very friendly and each dish had lots of flavour. I ordered the white fish which was very tasty and the portions were more than generous. The most impressive part of the night though was how they remembered that it... More

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had dinner here last night. Staff were really friendly, quick and attentive all night but the real star of this quaint little bistro is the food!I had the pork belly with chorizo,beetroot and aioli to start, flavours were just so good! Then for the main I had the beef fillets with dauphinois potatoes, pumpkin puree and chilli onion jam. Again... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

excellent food, well prepared, with some original combinations Service very friendly, even a dinner guest alone can feel at home.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Attended this restaurant for a Pfeiffers Wine Dinner. Perfect food, well presented, excellent service, would love yo go back for an ordinary dinner.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Went here a few weeks after hearing some good reviews . We were not disappoint at all . Service was top class , with some friendly banter also. The food from our sharing plate right thru to desert was fantastic , beautifully presented with amazing flavours . Bistro Avoca deserves all the good reviews it's receiving . Top class and... More

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sydney
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had dinner with friends Very average !!! Salmon had no flavour and so did the beef fillet . When we told the staff they accepted no responsibility and told us they would take it up with their supplier - seriously we eat all over Sydney - never heard this excuse Eva . Avoid

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bistroavoca, Owner at Bistro Avoca, responded to this review

We work hard at maintaining a high standard of food and service, and are really proud of our previous reviews on Tripadvisor. We as a small team remember you well. We served you last Saturday night, a table of four. You and your partner shared a main course, the Eye Fillet of Beef. After you had completely finished eating your... More

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very pleasantly surprised by Bistro Avoca. Excellent food and exceptional service. This family run bistro takes pains to make you feel welcome and ensure your dining experience is memorable. The maître d's passion for the menu was infectious and we were not disappointed when the food arrived. Fresh ingredients were imaginatively put together and we were made to feel as... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Once you've eaten here you will go back. Erin and her staff are so welcoming and efficient. Erin's husband Barry is the chef and the menu is modern Australian cuisine. Generous portions, affordable menu. A very relaxed and friendly space. Restaurant is licensed with BYO wine of a night.

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Maidenhead
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visiting family in Sydney we were taken to this restaurant on a Friday evening. The place was packed. Let me start and finish with my only negative comment. - personally I found the tables to be too close together and it felt quite cramped but it didn't spoil my evening. Now to the good stuff. It is BYO for your... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Each time we have eaten here, we each agree it was better than the last time, great service and fantastic food.. We look forward to going back on our next visit

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