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Vulcan's - CLOSED

33 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
+61 2 4787 6899
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible7%
Sep 6, 2014
“....But it is no longer open. Now the Vesta Restaurant”
Jul 20, 2014
“Excellent. The best of the best.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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33 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed September 6, 2014

This site has closed as Vulcans and has reopened as Vesta Restaurant. Vesta has more of an Italian flavour but are still focussed on slow cooked meats in the ancient bread oven. Well worth a visit

Thank albear2007
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Excellent menu with service to match. Cannot fault this restaurant. Food made with love and attention to detail.

Thank StevensMichael
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Why it here? Its the finesse and care that goes in the food,that's why,its reputation is legend. The aromatic soft and yielding roast duck breast spiced with star anise and pepper,steamed slowly in their oven which served a bakery in a former life,then crisped in...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed June 11, 2013

Vulcan's was a great culinary icon not just for the Blue Mountains, but acknowledged as such by the foodie set throughout Sydney. The first time I dined there we were entertaining very demanding Japanese guests. They had no complaints - which equated to a rave...More

2  Thank AussieLawyer
Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

Although it's been a long time since I've been able to have a meal here (I live in Qld), I simply must pass on my recommendation. I have eaten here 5 or 6 times and EVERY time EVERY single part of the meals has been...More

1  Thank Purpleswamphen
Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

We are so sad to farewell one of our all time favourites as Phillip and Barry hang up their aprons. We have so many wonderful memories of great meals over the years particularly through the winter months. The duck, the fish, the beef as well...More

2  Thank Lynette R
Reviewed November 19, 2012

It was our last lunch at Vulcan's as Phillip Searle is retiring next week on 25th. Not that he doesn't deserve an alternative life as he has been looking after people like myself for many decades. While fads may come and go, Phillip Searle's cooking...More

1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Have been going here for sixteen years and just love it. The food looks simple but it's not, the complexity of flavours and ingredients makes it very special indeed. Quite small and you need to book ahead.

Thank mountainstirrer
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Some things never change. They just remain constantly good. The dishes which remain Philip's menu always remain up to standard. The new dishes in this case the salmon entree were excellent.

3  Thank PhilipJK
Reviewed September 21, 2012

There are two entries for this restaurant, one with an apostrophe and one without, so I am repeating the review below: We went for a Saturday lunch, having been for dinner twice some years ago and enjoyed the food and ambience. However, it was neither...More

1  Thank Trish M
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Blackheath
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4787 6899
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