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Bistro Avoca

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Australian, French
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133 Avoca Street | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
+61 2 9399 9667
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5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never left an unhappy customer after dining at Bistro Avoca and for a quality night out provides exceptional value, in my opinion.

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Thank mjsimmons1976
Greater Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined with a group of friends a couple of weeks ago. Let's start with the positive and that's the food. It is very very good. The new french chef knows his stuff, there's a varied menu, all delicious sounding, including a degustation and the wine list if exceedingly well priced, perhaps because the restaurant is BYO. Everything we ordered was... More 

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Thank brinsty2015
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My family and I went there for my 60th birthday we arrived at 8.15 didn't get serviced for a about 35 mins when we order my son and I ordered a dish and they told us there was none left so we asked for something else and the same response very dissapointed when we did get food for us and... More 

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Thank maroubra1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I booked Bistro Avoca to host my Mum's 70th birthday. I honestly can't rave enough about how wonderful it was- the food was exquisite and it had the service to match. Anthony made arranging the function so easy and was so helpful. Chef Leonard's seasonal menu is accessible, interesting and clever. Every dish has exquisite attention to detail so that... More 

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Thank Michelle L
Eden, Australia
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a great venue ... friendly knowledgeable staff unbelievably good food .. the menu is so clever Wasabi mayonnaise with tempura prawns fried pate with a pulled beef Shepard's pie and then salted caramel desert .. Everything was to die for ... we will be back thank you

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1 Thank Linda W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Terrible! Bistro Avoca was amazing before changing hands. Tonights food was too salty and it all tasted the same (unfortunately none of it tasty). What a waste of money!

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1 Thank Sanaz T
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

firstly when you walk in it doesn't really sink in until your food arrives at the table.. there is no smells of the yummy food that you think is going too come out until it arrives at your table with yet no smell... the entrées look and tasted like they had been made days before apart from the hot bread... More 

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3 Thank boogieboardprodan
Randwick, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

There were four of us going out for my birthday and I had chosen Bistro Avoca - I have walked past many times - it looked attractive and the new Autumn menu seemed quite enticing. The restaurant aspires to fine dining with its pleasant room of whites and timber and with a menu that definitely appeals to the palate and... More 

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Thank Christine G
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

What was meant to be a romantic 1st wedding anniversary dinner basically turned into a hugely disappointing, miserable experience we'd rather forget. It was the second time my husband and I visited the bistro and the experience couldn't have differed more. The first time ( early 2015 ) the food was great and the service efficient and super friendly from... More 

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1 Thank miss-mac67
Rutherford, Australia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Well it started off a little shaky as the humming bird took our menus and drinks order but not our meal order. But not to worry, the busy bumble bee came to the rescue and our orders were on the way. The food was great and the brie and truffle with roll was a great finish to an excellent meal.... More 

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Thank Ian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $22
Cuisine
Australian, French
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Avoca Street | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9399 9667
Description
Bistro Avoca is a contemporary restaurant offering Modern Australian cuisine and a selection of beers, wines and spirits at a moderate price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.We pride ourselves in providing a constant variety of meals using what is at its freshest and in season. If you would prefer we do permit you to bring that special bottle of wine from home (corkage applies)but sorry no BYO beers or other beverages.We can cater for an intimate table for 2 right up to booking out the entire restaurant for your special occasion (up to 65 guests), corporate inquiries welcome.

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