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The Cook's Garden

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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272 Bobbin Head Rd, Turramurra, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2074, Australia
+61 2 9144 5086
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 10:15 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We should have read their menu before going. We were hoping for English pub food like the webpage said but it is yet another American diner serving mostly burgers in a milk bun and deep fried stuff. Can't wait for this American food trend to be dead, boring and foul. I'd only go back if the restaurant next door was... More 

Thank Simon K
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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152 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunny day place for brunch. Interesting menu items such as the Japanese egg sandwich. Sit outside and watch the world go by.

Thank smackinlay
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere - caters for the more relaxed up to the more formal. Lovely menu, fun staff and good food. This has now become a regular favoured spot of ours.

Thank Fraggledog
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the sister restaurant- The Garden Tap - next door. Wow - North Turramurra is now trendy. Great pub food, wide range of beers and wine, and friendly service (note: this sister restaurant is help yourself to cutlery and water). For a couple, we ordered too much food: * Seoul Food Burger - terrific!!!! * Lamb Shank Pie -... More 

Thank Tim30549
Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant ambience, and varied menu. Well presented food and good quality. A little overpriced. Worth a visit. Can be a bit noisy though. However they do have a quieter area under the gazebo

Thank barbh329
Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner, atmosphere was good and the split bar / restuarant works well. My entree - Squid/Chirizo lacked punch and flavour, no Chirizo flavour. Steak was first class and was delicious, normally hate mash, but this time it was good. Wifes meal was good and no complaints really. Just needs some extra attention to detail across service and... More 

Thank Springkaaner
Sydney, Australia
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429 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

I used to live around here 10+ years ago and was surprised to see the changes and to find quite a nice eating place. We tried the Garden Tap which is the Cafe part and it was a nice licenced eatery.

Thank Landage W
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We have been here a few times over the years and are always pleased by whatever we order and the food. It has a creative menu without being pretentious. Our two kids love eating here too. Super impressed with the Korean Crispy Rice with Gojuchang egg emulsion and the barramundi. The kids menu while having the usual meal selection for... More 

Thank Nikki C
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This is a good venue for celebrating any occasion - food is excellent and although it is on the expensive side the food is delicious and the service is great. Has a French influence but changes menu to suit the Season and there is always something new to enjoy.

Thank C S
Turramurra, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

good menu, good food, excellent service, great location at a popular area where the folk enjoy the offerings.

Thank GuyCo54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $26
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:15 pm
9:00 am - 10:15 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Bobbin Head Rd, Turramurra, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2074, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ku-ring-gai  >  Turramurra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9144 5086

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