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Gelbison Pizzeria Ristorante Italiano

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10 Lamrock Ave, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
9130-4042
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food! Well priced.

This place is all about the tasty, well priced food. The service can be a little hit and miss at times but it is a no frills restaurant serving great food. Keeps me coming back regularly. BYO as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Marc R
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Andover, United Kingdom
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My partner and I decided to go here on our date night but it was an absolute nightmare. We had reserved a table but it was only a couple of centimetres away from a large group table which was awkward. I'm a skinny person and I had my chair tucked right in but even so the tables were packed in... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place is all about the tasty, well priced food. The service can be a little hit and miss at times but it is a no frills restaurant serving great food. Keeps me coming back regularly. BYO as well.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We booked a table of 30 guests at Gelbisons. While the food wasnt too bad, the owner & staff were rude, unnatentive and unhelpful at the best of times. Summary: Rude staff, terrible communication, misleading pricing We were advised over the phone that there was minimum spend of $35.00 per head on food and drinks. Confirmed many times that the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Disgusted with the level of customer service we received. After the main course was spilled all over my girlfriend's dress, they didn't even offer a single word of apology. The hot dish went through the dress and ended up scolding her stomach. Still no apology. They didn't even offer to get napkins to help clean, nothing. Not a single member... More 

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Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Gelbisons has been an institution in Bondi for many years, but recently its crown has slipped.A combination of' I dont give a damn" backpacker service ( dont get orders right, rude phone service, disorganisation) and a demise in quality, will not see me spend another cent.Its disappointing that the residents of Bondi have lost the quality and service of this... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was taken here by a conference host a couple of years ago, and this time it was with my wife. We arrived early (on a Saturday, to be fair), and the place was already very busy. We were pleased to get a table, but at the back, by the toilets. That’s OK, can’t have everything. We had hardly sipped... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A reasonable place, good value for money. Pizza's are pretty good on a very extensive food menu. Limited wines listed on a blackboard. Service ok, but the usual transient Sydney backpackers used so not that attentive or informative.

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Canberra
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38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Visited on one early evening with an Italian friend of mine. Ill start with the positives and say that I've heard they do good pizza's - which i unfortunately didn't get to try myself. The highlight was a good quality pasta with vongole, i believe i had it with linguine or spaghetti. It was lush in olive oil, garlic, parsley... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Hey trippers, A busy little casual pizzeria, not bad for last minute walk past, theres a table grab it. Service was quick, staff are friendly. pizzas were ok, (supreme could've had a bit more love) The rocket salad guys...what happened to the oil? Wait, those mussels (zuppa) made up for the bland salad. Yum in a napolitana sauce and you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had dinner on 2 consecutive nights of our stay @ Bondi Beach. This place serves amazing vegetarian Italian food, especially the Pizzas. The salads, pasta & Tiramisu were superb too! Looking forward to our nxt trip to Bondi, which would definitely include dinner @ GELBISON!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Lamrock Ave, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi
  • Phone Number: 9130-4042

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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