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“One for the foodies out there” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Sardine Room - CLOSED

The Sardine Room
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Australian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Nestled in potts point, amongst the busiest eating strip in the area, the sardine room offers it's patrons seafood options at affordable prices in a casual, yet professional environment. The sardine room and its experienced team is able to cater for any occasion, from casual parties, intimate dinners for two, formal or cocktail functions. The sardine room offers bistro styled dining. Please contact us for inquiries regarding your next function.
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“One for the foodies out there”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Beautifully balanced flavours and quality seafood. Was going to pass up on the dessert but ordered it anyway. No regrets on the orange cake and dark chocolate ice cream whatsoever. It's as good as it sounds.

The service was warm and friendly. The waiter/owner knows their stuff. One that I can happily recommend to friends.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank hg-of-melb
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food however let down by the service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

if you are looking for a superb seafood that is definitely an option to consider Fresh, great flavours and very nicely presented. However it was quite disappointing to observe the difference in service approach to tourists and local Australians. We had to wait for more that 20 minutes to place the order, our table was used as a stepping table to serve tables of other guests, no menu options were explained to us unless specifically requested. At the same time local guests received an exceptional service with the the target to see them back again in the future and maybe with friends. Good income is never bad.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank ksenia1richards
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Valencia, Spain
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Simply amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

We love going to good restaurantes and I can only say that the food in the Sardine Room was supberb, the service was outsanding, and the price was really competitive.
Really good value for money and excellent quality of food!
You must go if you are in Sydney.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kea2010
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Tiny piece of gastronomic heaven!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Just go!! The snapper will blow your mind. The tastiest I have ever eaten. EVER! The squid ink ravioli with crab meat ( their award winning dish) was so divine. My sometimes conservative partner tentatively tasted it, then devoured every last morsel! Only just stopping short of licking the plate! The calamari was so tender and full of flavour. It's a tiny place, so book! We saw so many turned away. You are in close quarters to your fellow diners, but it lets you check out what their having and get that next time!!!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lindalovesafeed
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Mumbles, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“5 Star Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

We booked to go to the Sardine Room on a Sunday evening - our final night in Sydney. We decided to go for a seafood restaurant and, upon looking on TrustAdvisor, found this to be the highest ranked restaurant. A little more research online confirmed it to be a good find.

From the moment we entered to the moment we left the service was first class. It was a quiet Sunday evening, but even so the full menu was described in great detail and we had a good understanding of what the dishes would taste like.

Between the 2 of us we had scallops, crab, cod and red snapper. The red snapper dish was one of the best fish dishes I have ever tasted. I finished off the 2 superb courses with a sublime dessert that topped the evening off perfectly.

I would highly recommend this restaurant. The prices reflect the outstanding quality of the food and service. With a BYO wine option you can also treat yourself without having to face a steep alcohol bill. If I were to return to Sydney The Sardine Room would be one of the first restaurants I would visit.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RhysBev
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