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PaperPlanes

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Japanese, Bar, Asian, Asian fusion
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15/178 Campbell Parade | 'The Beach House', Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia (Formerly Paper planes)
9300 0673
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 19
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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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
Food was great, food slow in coming

What a lovely surprise hiding in the arcade just off busy Campbell Parade, next to Hotel Bondi. The food was delicious, the service was excellent but the food was a bit slow in coming. A definite place on my list of restaurants to go back to. Loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2013
David S
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Everything was great....especially the service....10 out of 10....if you get the chance, sit at the right end of the bar so you can watch the food being prepared. That way if you're not sure what you want, you can grab a drink, watch what's being created and then say" I'll have one of those"......;)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Food, atmosphere, service, drinks - all incredible. Ome of my favourite Sydney restaurants and cannot recommend it highly enough. J

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

What a lovely surprise hiding in the arcade just off busy Campbell Parade, next to Hotel Bondi. The food was delicious, the service was excellent but the food was a bit slow in coming. A definite place on my list of restaurants to go back to. Loved it.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Ever seen a ceiling made of 500 individually-painted, brightly coloured Japanese skateboards? Or walked through a tin fleet of origami cranes that hang in limbo? Chuck in a purple, 10-metre neon-lit bar and you have Bondi’s PaperPlanes. Hidden away from the tourist-driven chaos of Campbell Parade, PaperPlanes is the brainchild of brothers Matt, Chris and Tim Barge (of Barge8), who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

There is a current trend amongst Bondi restaurants to offer expensive often tasteless sharing plates' served by vague uninterested staff. This is a welcome departure from that. The dishes are delicious, fresh and a flavoursome. The staff attentive and polite. It's not cheap (where is in Bondi??) but at least the food and service are excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

We went here for dinner. Gluten free menu was a bit limited for sushi/Japanese restaurant, but what we had was quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I was recommended this restaurant a few weeks ago and tried it with a group of friends last weekend. We all loved the night. The restaurant is new and exciting, and the menu is amazing. The staff could not have been more helpful. Overall we had a great night and will be going back for another visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

My friends and I dined at PaperPlanes a few weeks back and we were absolutely surprised! The food is delicious; our favourites were the spicy tuna rolls and the lamb ribs; both melt in you mouth!! The staff are super helpful and lovely. We were there when a DJ was playing and had a lot of fun, we were meant... More 

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Telford, Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

It was suggested on our visit to bondi beach to Try Paper Planes, So glad we did. we had a fab meal, the service was second to none and the atmosphere was great It is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

A refreshing take on Japanese restaurant ..... From the food, decor, service and drinks this is the whole package. I fell into this place walk through a small laneway next to Bondi hotel and at first was taken away by the usually decorated skateboard ceiling, as the night progressed realised this was more than just a cool Bondi hangout as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15/178 Campbell Parade | 'The Beach House', Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia (Formerly Paper planes)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi
  • Phone Number: 9300 0673

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Bar, Asian, Asian fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?