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“Perfectly cooked lamb” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Black Bar & Grill

Black Bar & Grill
Ranked #137 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian, Grill, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: BLACK Bar & Grill's menu presents the finest steakhouse cuisine inspired by contemporary Australia and its seasonal produce.With stylish décor and stunning views of the Sydney harbour and the city backdrops, you'll enjoy an entirely novel dining experience. The menu showcases the best Australian produce with innovative flavour combinations, including a wide variety of seafood and an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients. The wine list is very extensive, indicative of a true contemporary steakhouse, complementing the menu perfectly. A completely separate bar welcomes guests in with comfortable seating, creative cocktails and a delicious bar menu should you choose to graze over some snacks.
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfectly cooked lamb”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2013

My husband and I dined in just to celebrate our one month of being Mr and Mrs since coming back from our honeymoon. We really liked the service, from giving us water to drink up to serving us a complimentary brioche within minutes. I did not feel like I was waiting around for too long as we were offered the wine list straight away and even gave time for my husband to pick the beer that he liked. The second the entrees came out, they hurried to clear our table as the plates for the entree were quite big for a small table as we ordered 4 entrees to sample each. The entrees were delicious and perfectly portioned, I really loved the slow cooked pork terrine and the prawns. I never usually order lamb in restaurants as I'm very particular on how it's cooked and this lamb rack was cooked to perfection. Overall, the service and food is impeccable.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Victoria
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Yummy dinner, fine service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013

We arrived for a pre theatre dinner with no booking and were shown to a window table in a lovely location in the restaurant.
Our entree was a prawn dish and was exquisite. We had steak for main course and it was tender and delicious, cooked perfectly to order. A good selection of wine was available by the glass.
We found the service to be excellent and although we were there for pre theatre there was no sense of being hurried in any way.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GinPhil
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Sydney, Australia
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Very Good but overpriced wines”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

We dined with friends before going to Warhorse at the Lyric Theatre. The service was exceptional and attentive. The food was very good, however the drinks were overpriced in comparison to other restaurants of this quality. Three of us had steak of course as this is what they specialise in, it was an great cut of steak with good flavour and tender, the side of chips is presented in a fun way. We shared a dessert which was beautiful and rich. We probably would have had a couple more drinks but .....

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank anneb24412
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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delicious Blue Eye Cod, yum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

Came for a work lunch. I am not a steak lover so ordered the fish dish...it was brilliant. Great flavour combinations and I enjoyed every bite. Views are great as well.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nastia84
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Canberra
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

In Darling Harbour without a dinner reservation but managed to get a seat in "Black". The young girls at reception were a bit "upety" but the waiters were all so very helpful, taking the time to explain each meal on the menu and accomodate our requests. The food was wonderful and the restaurant had a great atmosphere - you could have a casual drink or a intimate dinner. Will definately go again - this time with a booking

Visited March 2013
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