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“Great find!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Botanist

The Botanist
17 Willoughby Street, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
02 9954 4057
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Ranked #2 of 23 restaurants in Kirribilli
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Great find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Without a review, we were welcomed and had a superb time. Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere. Book at least a week ahead, or arrive before 6pm!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Terrific new small bar in Kirribilli”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I went to The Botanist, which is in the location previously called Milsons, last Friday night. It was seriously full, enough to give it a buzzy atmosphere but with almost an hours wait for a space at a shared table to have some food.
It's a bar but it's also an 'eating place', as opposed to a restaurant - as most tables are tall benches with stools rather. The food is good though and we had two sets of gourmet mini burgers - lamb and chicken. Terrific.
The wine list is excellent and the staff friendly.
The Botanist is an excellent, and well needed, addition to the Kirribilli scene.
I plan to return later this week to see what the atmosphere is like on a Weds. I'm actually hoping it will be a bit quieter if I'm honest!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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31 restaurant reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, cocktails, location and staff!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Lovely place right near the Sydney harbour bridge.

Extensive cocktail menu and the staff were really friendly.

Only downside is it gets quite busy - a testament to how nice it is!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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