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1047 Pacific Hwy, Pymble, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2073, Australia
+61 2 9988 0120
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Aug 4, 2012
“It Has Gone and left such a hole”
Jul 9, 2012
“Now Closed”
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
1047 Pacific Hwy, Pymble, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2073, Australia
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

Excellent fast friendly service good food fair price will come back

Thank John_Ekl
Reviewed January 23, 2012

Spur of the moment decision to pop up the road to the local Bistro turned out to be a wonderful dining experience. As visitors we were not sure of policy re booking or simply turning up. We did the latter and even though the restaurant...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed December 16, 2011

We had high expectations of this restaurant after the newspaper reviews, and Tables (the previous restaurant on this site) was a hard act to follow. Yes, the food was good and reasonably priced, although my mussels were very over salted, but the real disappointment was...More

Thank maigenb
Reviewed December 8, 2011

We went to Ad Lib for a private work Christmas party. Everything about this place was impressive. We started with champagne and hors d'oeuvres consisting of a mix of oysters, mini prawn cocktails, mini onion tarts and truffle risotto. We then had a set menu...More

Thank phoenixjjj
Reviewed November 26, 2011

Came here for a birthday dinner in which I was quiet excited as I am a lover of French food. We walked through the big red door and was hit with the noise of busy restaurant, at that stage I was thinking this could be...More

Thank Tippling
Reviewed September 28, 2011

Having heard great things about the chef we ventured to Ad Lib in anticipation. From a food perspective, we weren't disappointed with thumbs up for the soup gratin, duke liver parfait, steak, lamb & asparagus meatballs and the calves livers. We were however very disappointed...More

Thank John P
Reviewed August 29, 2011

Being a homesick Swiss in Sydney is not always easy. But I discovered Ad Lib and I was able to satisfy my cravings of Raclette (melted Cheese), Rösti (grated potato) and Spätzli (pasta). If you're French sick or just a "gourmet" that 's the place...More

Thank Paty77
Reviewed August 28, 2011

Dinner for 6 for a birthday Friday last. $120 a head for 3 courses each, 3 bottles of wine off the regular list ( not page 2 where the older wines lived) and coffee. Entrees - you know when you open a menu and get...More

Thank hermanthebenz
Reviewed August 21, 2011

No doubt the French cuisine was tres delicieux...however the ambience lacked a certain "je-ne-sais-quoi". The lights were too bright and decor minimal, not conducive to intimate dining.

Thank MazV
Reviewed August 12, 2011

Ad Lib provides a nice, high quality and very appealing menu, with a decent decor and good service. We thought the menu madeit hard to choose, in that we both coiuld have eaten so may things! Pasta was great, and we had NZ monkfish, which...More

Thank RWA11
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  • Address: 1047 Pacific Hwy, Pymble, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2073, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ku-ring-gai  >  Pymble
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9988 0120
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