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“A great neighborhood gem” 5 of 5 stars
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Selah
12 Loftus Street | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9247 0097
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Price range: $40 - $40
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A great neighborhood gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

While traveling with my family in Sydney in July 2013, we looked hard for a casual restaurant with good food and reasonable prices. We were delighted to find Selah nearby our hotel in Circular Quay, a bistro that really fit the bill. The seafood was outstanding; I had a great meat pie. Good selection of wines and beer. Great atmosphere and friendly service.

  • Visited July 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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Carmel, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way- Australian cusine at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

We ate here after many reading of reviews and were thrilled! It has a charming upscale bistro feel without being pretentious, a fabulous wine list, excellent service, and inventive, authentic Australian dishes. You can come dressy or casual, and it's a perfect representation of fabulous Australian cusine - it was one of the first stops in a full East and South Coast Australia trip and one of our best meals - period! Not to mention its a great value! Eat here!

  • Visited June 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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Sydney
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7 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent food & service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Dinner with friends, it has pleasant atmosphere, not too noisy so easy to chat. Good quality and tasty food, simple but good. Quite expensive but impeccable service. Highly recommended and would definitely return.

Visited July 2013
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SYDNEY
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“SUPERB”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We were first in on a Sunday evening, we were going to see Renee Geyer at the Opera House. We had been once before for a pre show meal, this time we managed 3 courses over 85 mins and the food was superb. I had roasted pumpkin risotto for entree - full of flavour and cooked to perfection, followed by the beef which was so tender and to top it off the Chocolate fondant desert which was amazingly good. The food came out at a nice pace, the serving size was just right, our water glasses were filled as soon as they were getting low. Thanks Selah for a great meal - followed by a fantastic show by Renee Geyer - we had a top night out.

  • Visited July 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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Sydney, Australia
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“Selah - love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Second time at Selah and it was just as amazing as the first visit. This time we went for Friday lunch and the service could not be faulted;there was apparently a slight delay between our entree and main (honestly we didn't notice) but we were unexpectedly compensated with a complimentary salad & chips for the table. Completely satisfied we were then provided complimentary dessert yum!!

I would not hesitate to recommend Selah the food is amazing and the service enhances the overall experience.

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