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“Great food and wonderful service!”
Review of The Sardine Room - CLOSED

The Sardine Room
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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.
Leicestershire, England
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food and wonderful service!”
Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had a fantastic meal at The Sardine Room, and the service was the best ever. We'd heard that the usual thing to do in Australia is to take your own wine to restaurants, so we did - without any problems, so saved a lot of money too!

Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Janemm7
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
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  • Indonesian first
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English first
Australia
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Excellent service, excellent food”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

We held our Christmas party at The Sardine Room and booked out the restaurant. Angela and Rob, and their great team of staff, did a superb job at making sure the entrees, mains and desserts made their way to the right people (no mean feat given that there were 40+ advance orders and by the time dinner rolled around, people had had a number of drinks and couldn't remember what they'd ordered!) The food itself was delicious and beautifully presented - we couldn't have hoped for a better evening. Nothing was too much to ask; everything was "just right". Thank you Angela and Rob!

  • Visited November 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Simply Beautiful”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

How else is there to serve seafood, Simple But Beautiful. As Angela and Rob will tell you there job is to complement the fresh seafood, not detract from it. That is exactly what they do. They take the freshet ingredients and prepare and serve them with humbleness and passion. Beautiful sardines, salmon tartare, prawn popcorn, crab ravioli, vietnamese sald and the whole baked snapper plus a beautiful light custard for desert. Could not breathe for the rest of the night but well worth the effort to get through all this beautiful food. Will definitely return when in Sydney. Just wish we had something like it in Adelaide. Thank you Ian & Tieng

  • Visited January 2014
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
394 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 775 helpful votes
“Top marks”
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Would have to say this one of the best meals I have had in Australia. We opted for the seafood platter for two, which included the following six natural oysters,salt & pepper squid w garlic aioli,
teamed prawn wontons w sweet chilli ginger onion & soy glaze,
seared scallops on on celiarac puree w chorizo, spinach & lemon beurre blanc,
salmon & kingfish sashimi w tomato caper salsa & wakame seaweed
crispy whole baby red snapper & vietnamese salad.

Every single dish was truly excellent, the wine list was partizan with good choices at reasonsible prices, the hosts were good fun, and we had a table outside. Perfect.

  • Visited January 2014
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Dayton, OH
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Top notch food and experience!”
Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were in Sydney for a final Friday night before flying back to the US and were without a dinner reservation. Since we were staying at the Blue Hotel we searched for a restaurant in Potts Point. From the glowing reviews I found on Australian restaurant online guides- I was worried we would not get a table. The Sardine Room is on a very pleasant street in an upscale residential neighborhood which was a nice change from the overpriced/glitzier offerings in the Rocks, Circular Quay and CBD areas. We lucked out arriving at 6:30 pm and had our choice of tables before the restaurant filled up a bit later.
The gracious owner Angela sat down with my wife and I and helped us make perfect choices (though I suspect most anything on the menu would have been nice). We had the Salt and Pepper squid and wonton prawns as entrees and the Barramundi and the whole fried Red Snapper as the mains. Wow! - delicious and different. Desserts were wonderful and the Semillon paired with the food was delightful. The service was friendly and we felt as if we were regulars. We certainly would be if we lived in Sydney.

  • Visited January 2014
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