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The Claypot Taverna

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180 Anzac Pde, Kensington, Randwick, New South Wales 2033, Australia
+61 2 9697 0721
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok it's not eye catching from the street but this is a great restaurant for traditional Cypriot and Greek food. And when you walk in the door you immediately get that feeling of being somewhere in Greece from the aromas, and the overall atmosphere including the background music. There were 3 of us and we started with the pita bread... More 

Thank SuiteAsOuzo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Claypot many times over the last couple of years. It is easy to hear conversations. Con always seems to be jolly and late at night if he is not too busy will play his guitar and sing

Thank John T
Sydney, Australia
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210 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Loving Anzac Parade at the moment with lots of great eateries, convenient location and parking. The restaurant comprises 3 dining areas. The least attractive one is located on the shop front. A middle room and a delightful courtyard. The decor is tumble down Greek. Lived in. We had the moussaka which was a cheesy treat; souvalaki, Greek salad and the... More 

Thank spiceylulu
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We went with the banquet menu with dessert, by the time dessert arrived everyone was too full, but managed to make room anyway. The mixed entree was excellent, the mains were served in clay pots and there was several vegetarian options available, can highly recommend the rice in tomatoes. Serenaded by the owner on guitar after dinner. This is a... More 

Thank Ceiley
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Clearly advised on the sign on the outside of the restaurant is "banquet, including a glass of wine $25 per head". Didn't realise until we had left and headed home we actually paid an extra $12 for the wine! Food ok but the place needs a good clean and spruce up.

Thank 275Paupau1949
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Have been wanting to go here for ages, and finally went last Friday night... and will not go back! 2 other couples were in the restaurant when we ordered, and we waited an hour for our food (1x entrée & 2x mains) - in total we were there for almost 2hrs. The dishes were obviously cooked much earlier, and reheated... More 

Thank Tegan L
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Dirty Dishes and Glases.Thank God the Chef whipped it off with his hand...You get served left overs from the day before heated up in a Microwave.The meat was so burned that after chewing on it it turned it some strange dry flour like substances

Thank Michael S
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I honestly don't know where to start the owner is an absolute pig extremely rude. His white chefs shirt was filthy. We ordered our food 1 HR later half the table got their food & the other half had to wait another 20min. My claypot dish came out cold when I complained I was told sorry but they r very... More 

1 Thank sammy11100
Parramatta, Australia
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Went with my husband and was delighted with the friendly, welcoming and unpretentious atmosphere as well as the beautiful food paired with good wine. It was raining outside, and the whole pleasant experience at this restaurant made an otherwise normal evening memorable.

Thank EliseR_87
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My wife, sister in law and I visited the claypot a few months ago. We had such an amazing time. The owner is a genuine host and the food was just fantastic. We sat in the back-yard area and it felt like we were visiting a greek family at their home. This is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Iwashereagain

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Anzac Pde, Kensington, Randwick, New South Wales 2033, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9697 0721

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