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“Fresh, creative, fabulous.”
Review of Vini

Vini
Ranked #899 of 6,054 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $49
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Surry Hills
Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

If you want designer furniture, tablecloths me heavy silverware then this is not the place for you. If, on the other hand you want deliciously fresh seasonal Italian food with a long and comprehensive Italian wine list and knowledgeable waitstaff - then this is the place for you. No bookings so get there a bit before 6 or around 8.30 to snare a coveted table.

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Thank MickB53
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

I lived two blocks from Vini when it first opened in a tiny shop and then saw it extend to become a still tiny restaurant - I moved to the eastern suburbs 4 years ago and have been back a few times when I have been in the area. Popped in last night pre Belvoir st theatre and had a delightful meal (pork neck - perfect) and a delicious desert. Staff as always charming and attentive - informed about their food and passionate about what they do. Vini also have a lovely restaurant called Betra and have just opened 121BC across the road from Vini. I had a look at 121BC and you can tell its just going to be another exceptional establishment - Standing outside in the cold the waitress popped out to see if we would like dinner (never ever had that attention in a sydney restaurant in 40yrs) and was very charming. The Vini people just know how to get the food/Wine and Service mix just right - just wish they would open up in the east! They have a formula that should be getting tired but NO they keep on producing excellent food in stylish surroundings. Maybe they should start a restaurant school!

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Thank careysteph
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

This is a great restaurant. Its small has a real buzz and we were lucky to get a seat. Great for friends wanting an fun night out and for families. Not for a romantic twosome.

The short, innovative and delicious menu is an a blackboard and changes everyday. The food was sensational, Italian with a twist, in the best possible way.

The real point of the restaurant is the wine an extensive collection of Italian wines from the sublime to the almost ridiculously priced bargains. In fact for this quality of food and wine Vini presents seriously good value for money.

Vini is now my favourite restaurant in Sydney.

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Thank fenflyer
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Reviewed March 2, 2012

Daily recharged eclectic menu for all palates, sensational wine selection with alot of repeat customers happy they got a seat and for a good reason, it's the food! Not Italian home style, more regional.

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Thank Chris B
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

Fabulous little restaurant. Home made pasta dishes were fabulous. Small menu displayed on blackboard walls inside the resaurant. Menu changes daily in line with seasonal produce. All wines are from Italy - red, white, fizzy, dessert all available at good prices $40-90/bottle. Waiters very friendly and happy to help recommend wine based on the food you order.

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Thank BeeLeigh
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