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The Botanist

) #1 of 37 Restaurants in Kirribilli $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
17 Willoughby St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
+61 2 9954 4057
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (33 reviews)
“beef slider” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Willoughby St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate up at the bar. Great food and good drinks menu. Busy and noisy so don’t go for a quiet evening. Bit funky and hip place and great that the food matches up as well.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot stop raving about the fantastic experience we had at The Botanist. Hands down, the best meal we've had in Sydney. The staff were lovely, helpful, friendly and personable. The food is tapas/sharing plates style. We ordered a beef slider and a chicken taco...More

Thank 8anonymous
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This buzzy, busy, noisy bistro was full of beautiful people. It's not for those wanting a quiet, intimate experience. But it is good if you love a bustling atmosphere. The food was magnificent. We went mainly vego, gluten free with some fish. Everything was just...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited the Botanist for lunch, prior to a show. I booked for 12md ( opening time ) We were on a fairly tight time frame , & I was not confident that we could be seated, order & have lunch in time ...."" No...More

Thank 426Christina
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Walking around in the neighbourhood a Sunday afternoon, I found this amazing place. Local restaurant with great food served quickly - at least the delicious raw king fish. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. I strongly recommend a detour for this.

1  Thank Svisse
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My wife and I rocked up on a Tuesday night (kids at parents' house - date night!) at this cool little place in Kirribilli. We were greeted and seated promptly despite not having a reservation. It'd been a while since we ventured out of the...More

Thank JETIflyer
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times now. The waitress was great helping us choose GF options from the menu - and altering one slightly so I could try it. It's a very loud venue - just be aware. The wait staff (when you can...More

Thank Greenups
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Hi we went here on Saturday night. It was fantastic. You walk down some stairs and you are in this little grotto type fantastic bar and eatery. My daughter had checked it out and had read reviews they were not wrong. Cocktails to die for...More

Thank Brookesanna
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We met a couple of friends here for brunch on a Saturday. Planning ahead for next time, I'd go for cocktails and food at night instead. The atmosphere inside is nice, and the decor is charming. We didn't have cocktails, but just split a few...More

Thank CrankySCTraveler
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Stopped here for a quick Saturday lunch. Having never been here before the staff proved very helpful in guiding us through how the menu works and continued the wonderful service throughout our meal. We chose a beef slider (pronounced very tasty) and taco with eggplant...More

Thank Us3Sydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Willoughby St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Kirribilli
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9954 4057
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