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“fabulous... Just fabulous!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grasshopper

Temperance Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #1,779 of 4,145 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner
2 reviews
“fabulous... Just fabulous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

was served by a lovely blonde girl. It's refreshing to actually be greated with a smile in a bar and then served incredible cocktails.
I will be back!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Turn right at the end of the Lane”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

If you've wandered down George Street you've probably passed Temperance Lane without ever realising it, in truth it's more like an alley and Grasshopper is tucked in at the very end once you've taken a right hand turn. There's minimal signposting so it's all a bit of an adventure.

Set over two levels - bar downstairs, restuarant up, it has the feel if the warehouse it probably was. Warm, inviting and eclectic. Friendly, helpful staff talked us through the menus, I think 4/5 of us went for the daily specials from the blackboard. Similarly there's a wine list and a specials board with many available by the glass. Meals had a traditional French feel with the odd twist. My beef was rich and succulent in a gorgeous garlicky, red wine sauce and bone marrow on the side. Teamed with a glorious potato dauphinois it was a perfect dish for a miserable cold nights. My colleagues were equally impressed and the vegetarian amongst us had a 'wish I'd chosen that' dish. A cheese platter to share to finish off. Water served in jam jars ( as are the cocktails).

To find Grasshopper look for Temperance Lane opposite Dymocks in George Street. A beautiful, small restuarant ( maybe bistro?), I'll be back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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