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Oscillate Wildly

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275 Australia St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9517 4700
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is small and cosy and the degustation menu is superb. We haven't had the matching wines but still enjoyed the dishes from first to last. Service was really good and it was very relaxing to dine there. Parking is a bit of a problem in the area but we were lucky to park right in front that night... More 

Thank Mina C
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for dinner. We had degustation - the service was lovely and warm. The food was brilliant. Will definitely be going back

Thank Nadine24J
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298 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was lucky enough to have dinner here for my birthday. The 8 course degustation was great. Each course was beautifully presented. I also had the matching wines. To be honest I didn't really enjoy the wines that much. Wine is such a personal thing though. The meal can be altered for those with gluten allergy which was great. The service... More 

Thank Tony_99x
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had unbelievably high expectations for Oscillate Wildly, and even though it was a good night out, I didn't think it was outstanding, like a fine dining restaurant should be. The food is great - the 8 course tasting menu is superb. The foie gras was delicious, as was the cod and the wagyu. And the dessert was fabulous. We... More 

Thank Kate M
Kuala Lumpur
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

When you combine great food, wine and company, 3 hours will pass like a flash. The degustation menu comprises of sampling portions of the chef's creations, which is essentially fusion using fresh ingredients, with a bias towards Japanese kaiseki cuisine. A great selection of wines are available, by the glass as well. Tuesdays is byo day and you'll probably need... More 

Thank DoctorBakar
Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Service was great throughout the night and food was delicious. Price was reasonable given eight course degustation. Highly recommended

Thank StevenLee123
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely dining experience. A degustation menu, which is explained course by course. All delicious and beautifully presented. A small restaurant with a minimalist white surrounding all very stylish. Service was conflicting. Most were friendly and welcome another not showing much patience or respect.

Thank Nadina S
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Went for my birthday, great location, great food, great service, but $22 for water and times by 2, hmmmmmmm????????

Thank Jeffrey W
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

The food was amazing as complimented by all the other contributors. I'm pleased to hear Tuesday is byo as that is our preferred option. When you are paying such an enormous amount for a meal, cheapest wine at $60 a bottle becomes an issue. The courses were served perfectly spaced with a description from the friendly yet professional staff. If... More 

Thank hostie1967
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited Oscillate Wildly and never disappointed. Providing consistent great service and you can never go wrong with their degustation menu. Highly recommended for a great dining experience.

Thank Daniel L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $89
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Australia St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9517 4700

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

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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 restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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