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“Very good meal on a Sunday evening”
Review of Brown Sugar

Brown Sugar
Ranked #3 of 381 Restaurants in Bondi
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Bondi Beach
Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is one of the best places to eat in Bondi - and, yes, it is nowhere near the beach and doesn't have a view. It is tucked away in a side street. You go there for the food. The one drag is that it is very popular and operates on a formal 2 sittings policy. That's because of the quality, the popularity and the absence of many casual and reasonably priced restaurants in Bondi Beach. I had the barramundi - best I have ever had. Truly excellent for something so easy to mess up by the slightest inattention. The loud, relaxed, good humoured room and wait staff belies the seriously good work going on in the kitchen.

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Thank cinesmith630
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Have been meaning to go to Brown Sugar for years now. Finally my husband and I went there two weeks ago for dinner and we had a lovely time.

On parking the street the restaurant is located in had a grungy vibe, yet on entry we loved the dark timbers and warm welcome. We were shown to a perfect corner table just as we had asked for on booking.

Our waiter was superb even bringing a surprise extra taster of a third entree as we couldn't choose between three dishes. We also couldn't bear the thought of sharing their famous fish pie for mains so we both had that and it is worth it. The only thing I would change is that we couldn't fit in the beetroot and lentil side salad we ordered. (loved it for lunch the next day though!).

Brown Sugar clearly has an established culture that has crafted the essential mix of great food , service and environment and enjoys a regular clientele. You know, people who are in on the secret and confident in their dining choice. The smiles and gentle buzz of animated conversations emanating from other diners added to the whole experience.

Actually my husband liked it so much he suggested we go back there one week later. Now that's a first!

PS It is value price wise with mains at average level for quality - the BYO wine option tips the balance in Brown Sugars' favour for us.

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Thank haqsta
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Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

On a rainy Saturday morning this place was packed. We ordered the dill salmon eggs, black stone eggs and poached eggs with a couple of sides plus coffees and a drink. The meals were all special (the sourdough toast was a little crunchy!!). All were happy with their meals. My son loved the iced chocolate ... looked like homemade chocolate ice cream in the drink .. delish!! The cost was around $20 a head, pretty good! The atmosphere was great. The staff were all happy, helpful and enjoying their jobs! We would definitely return for brekkie or to try their fantastic dinner menu.

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Thank LyNeTtE29
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

everyone needs a little brown sugar in their life and look no farther this is the place.. I think that this is the Bondi that we know and love. Will return time and time again to this place

Thank saascha K
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is my favourite restaurant in Bondi Beach. It's just a wonderful spot for food - the breakfasts are great and the dinners just excellent. The walnut beetroot goats feta salad is sensational! Great vibe. Great service and the staff are real characters.

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Thank JEAN MARC M
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