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Chiswick at the Gallery

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our annual visit to the Archibald exhibition was made even better by a pre-viewing lunch at Chiswick. The restaurant has a beautiful outlook, and the location in the gallery is so handy. We decided to take the Archibald Dining Special and it was a good...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful cuisine and service in a stunning location. Seasoned patrons and visitors to the NSW Gallery have been waiting a long time for a restaurant as good as Chiswick. Thank goodness it has arrived. Seating Indoors, outdoors by the kitchen garden, small tables and large...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Emmjay1953
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Emmjay. Thank you for the fantastic review. We are delighted by your comments. We think ourselves incredibly lucky to be situated inside the Art Gallery of NSW so the team work really hard to make every guest who joins us feel looked after and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another enjoyable lunch with friends at Chiswick. As always the food was delicious, fresh and interesting with lovely friendly attentive staff. Chiswick at the Art Gallery never disappoints.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Voyager150970
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Voyager. Thank you for the 5 star review! I will pass along your delightful comments to all our wonderful staff. We love making guests happy and we want everyone to have an enjoyable time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Team Chiswick...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally a restaurant at a museum or other place is pretty mediocre and over-priced. This is the exception. The restaurant is truly excellent - and it's priced to match. This is an expensive place - but you get what you pay for. Food was excellent....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Andrew S
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrew. Thank you for the great review. We are very lucky to be inside one of the most spectacular art galleries in the world, and we don't take that privilege lightly. The chefs work really hard on trying to balance creativity, with approach-ability and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought overseas guests for lunch and to see the Archibald Prize Exhibition. Wonderful food, great service and a beautiful view. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Navigator779010
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Navigator. Thank you for the fantastic review. We love 5 stars! We think that the Gallery is the perfect spot for overseas visitors, especially when the infamous Archibald Exhibition is on. We are so happy that you and your guests had a great time....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spending time at the NSWAG is always such a treat and to finish it with a meal at Chiswick tops it off perfectly. The food is always so fresh and fabulous. The staff are great and the views take you away to yet another space....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dalees6365
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dalees. Thank you for the five star review! We love that you enjoyed the taste as much as the presentation. I will make sure to pass along your comments to the chefs and the staff. We love it when friends come and enjoy the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I flew from Melbourne to view the Archibald Prise exhibition at the NSW Art Gallery and spend the weekend in Sydney. I saw the lunch time dining package on the web site and said yes! Two courses plus a glass of wine...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robert. Thank you for the five star review! We are thrilled that you and you wife enjoyed your experience at the Art Gallery, including your lunch. We actually collaborated with some Archibald artists, Tony Costa and Katherine Edney, to create the dishes on the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

SPEND YOUR MONEY SOMEWHERE ELSE. It was a Bad decision to dine in here. We ordered pork belly with pineapple as recommended by the server. But it was SO SALTY that we couldn’t eat at all. We had removed the salt on the pork belly...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cherv75
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cherv. Thank you for your feedback. I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us. The two dishes that you described, the pork belly and the barra-in-a-bag, have been two of our most popular dishes so it is very disappointing...More

Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Nice location and attentive staff.... but... Meal was very simple and very over priced. The lunch menu was quite limited and a bit bistro like... fish and chips; pork belly; salmon and pasta. Hoping for a bit more innovation. Not bad just not what we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 456francis
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Hi Francis. Thank you for taking the time to leave a constructive review, we really appreciate your candor. As you can imagine, we get a wide range of guests visiting the Art Gallery of NSW; from international tourists, locals, special occasions, members, families and elderly...More

Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I booked in for lunch. It took a little while to be seated, we were 5mins early for our booking so just wandered through the gallery for 10mins. We were eventually seated, the table was next to the window which provided a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank CatGtraveller
Solotel M, Manager at Chiswick at the Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Hi Cat G. Thank you for the great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed each of the dishes...especially the salad! I will make sure to pass along your comments to the chefs and Matt Moran. It is also great to read that you thought...More

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Response from VanessaM1856 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have kids' menu. It doubles up as a colouring activity for them at the restaurant. It's not on their website though. I'm not sure if they change the kids menu in line with their winter/summer menu for adults... More
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