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Oldtown In Newtown

) #26 of 101 Restaurants in Newtown $$ - $$$ Italian
6 / 503 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9557 4339
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pici” (6 reviews)
“bone marrow” (4 reviews)
“burrata” (4 reviews)
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6 / 503 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

Dishes here are flavorsome, I've had one of the best steaks I've ever eaten here with Salsa Verde- and a drop of wine that was smooth on the pallet. Neat eatery, hearty Italian food.

Thank Nyea P
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This little place is filled with warm hospitality, amazing aromas and delicious food. Whet your appetite with delicious arancini that is super crispy on the outside & gooey and cheesy inside. Delicious with a drink in hand and dipped in that creamy aioli. Bone marrow...More

Thank PrincessGreedyGuts
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We started with a freshly made cheese ball to share. It should be compulsory. Great mains and the tirimasu was sensational. The owner was very friendly but sadly it seems they are leaving soon. Get in quick.

Thank David M
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The meals are expensive, for $20 for Duck ragu with pasta I was expecting more than a scant spoonful of what tasted like watery store bought stock, with some shreds of duck meat with overcooked and flaccid noodles. The requested option of polenta was ignored...More

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Loved our visit to this boutique restaurant with such a warm homely feel which allows you to slowly enjoy a generous meal and great wine after a long day. Can't wait to go back. Highly recommended.

Thank Joelthemoran
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a weeknight for quick dinner before a show. Waitress was very pleasant, food was ok but nothing special. On the pricier side for Italian food.

Thank traveldoc76
Reviewed May 18, 2016

The restaurant is small but perfectly well formed. I chose La Burrata as an entree- hand made Burrata cheese, tomato and basil. Delicious. My female dining friend the olives and my partner bone marrow with a sauce. I tried the bone marrow - simply sublime....More

Thank ChrizBee59
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Great food, great service! Would recommend to anyone. Reasonably priced and menu is pretty decent - will definitely be coming back!

Thank LeeCarter1987
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Tried to book on a Thursday night over the phone when the restaurant was supposed to be opened but only got voice mail so left a message for them to get back to us but didn't hear a thing. Decided as we were going out...More

1  Thank Craig V
Reviewed January 10, 2016

My friends had suggested we eat Italian for dinner, but my favourite in the area isn’t open on Sunday nights. A little bit of research and I found Old Town in Newtown, highly rated on Tripadvisor, and described as family-run, with a seasonal menu of...More

1  Thank princesslom
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theaters to the
neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 / 503 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9557 4339
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