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#224 of 4,384 Restaurants in Sydney
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Central Business District
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Curtis House 17-19 Alberta St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Balmain, Australia
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals and went here on a Saturday night. We were seated at the bar and initially I was disappointed but turned out to be a good thing. The staff were lovely and the food was delicious, everything we had was very well coked and very tasty and good portion sizes! Highly recommend.

Thank John C
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was amazing as were the staff. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. We were a party of 7 from interstate or New Zealand and all would heartily recommend a visit to this little gem hidden away down a laneway.

Thank Morag V
London, Canada
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I booked for my husband and I at the last minute on Saturday as had read good things. Berta totally delivered from the get go. Lovely warm welcome from the maitre d. and lovely wait staff with personality. Interesting and clever menu - a blend of Italian comfort with Aus inspiration. Plenty of vegetarian options. Stunning Italian wine list. Nothing... More 

2 Thank BronwynS
Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Friday night dinner at Berta was great. It's a busy little place hidden down a side street. Although busy, service was good and food came out on time. All the dished we tried were beautifully platted and tasted great. Would not hesitate to visit again.

1 Thank John N
Albury, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Checked this out as it was close to our hotel, what a great find. Small and intimate, excellent service and fantastic food. Gluten free was no problem for them. Everything was fresh and delicious with a modern take. Absolutely worth a visit. Try the desserts

1 Thank Swannie356
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Fantastic ambience - and excellent sharing plates. The wait staff really know their menu and what to recommend !!!

1 Thank Venkatesh B
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

If you love produce sourced locally and featured, then the set menu on a Tuesday night at Sydney's Berta is worth including on your restaurant list. The Italian menu featuring Jerusalem artichokes was the set menu on the Tuesday I visited with a close friend. We were intrigued and loved the experience. The subtle flavours of the JAs were carefully... More 

Thank Jennifer M
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Great little place after you find it !! Staff are very on point, we were very well looked after from the time we went in till we left. Great selection of tapas style Italian food with an extensive wine list to suit. Great little place and a must try.

Thank The_Foodist_Theory
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Always have a great night here. Menu is always changing and that wine lists are to die for. The food that is based on sharing is culinary heaven. Plus the staff are always consistently friendly and ready to go the extra mile to ensure you're happy. 5 *****

Thank Rickgleave
Canberra, Australia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Interesting ambiance, busy and quite noisy. Booking definitely required. The place is in a small street and the entrance is not easy to find. The service was pleasant and relaxed: this is a casual place with fine dining food. The wine list is extensive but everything is pricey (this is downtown Sydney after all!). You can have a very good... More 

1 Thank 963Erichu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$38 - $61
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curtis House 17-19 Alberta St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 61292646133

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

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.