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The Old School Trattoria

225 Mona Vale Rd, St. Ives, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2075, Australia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
225 Mona Vale Rd, St. Ives, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2075, Australia
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Table of six, and we all had steak. I had an eye fillet with mushrooms. Ordered medium rare, but it came more done. The quality of the steak was good, and there were no other complaints from the table. Service was excellent and we were...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Authentic Tuscan cuisine, served in a beautiful old school house. The food and the service are impeccable !

Thank Bob & Jan P
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great food! Been here several times over lots of years! Franco is the best, great chef! Pina gives her beautiful friendly service always! They go together so well just like their great food and wine!

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Old School Trattoria is a welcoming foodie experience with lovely highly capable service. Chef Franco is deservedly proud of this location - well, it's a very cute historical building and old schoolrooms are no longer scary. He meets his customers and is interested in...More

Thank ray_au
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant is a lovely old school house with great italian food a little pricey but worth it. The staff are great and helpful. I had beef with creamy mushroom sauce with vegetables. Shared a bruschetta. Had a mango tiamasu which was different and...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

One of my locals that I have eaten at many times. Family owned and run, the service is friendly and food is of good quality. I have never had a bad meal here, always consistent and having been around for a very long time stand...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A real restaurant with good food and large portions. Family run with the chef making rounds to check on satisfaction. Very good ambience and helpful attentive service. A nice feel, good venue for families or to entertain guests. Excellent prawns entree and tiramisu dessert. Good...More

Thank TwinsFanInOz
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Called for takeaway and were too busy. Hung up in my ear -- lost me for other group visits-- forgot about customer service, plenty of other places to visit.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Last time I was at the Old School Trattoria it was 20 years ago where I learnt all about good Italian food. I can honestly say that it still serves up Quintessential Italian food that, for me, will always be the benchmark worldwide

Thank rodney120
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Had not dined in the Old School Trattoria for at least 20 years. The venue and staff were still welcoming and very helpful coping with a noisy table of 10 with pleasant attention and excellent service. Food was plentiful and very tasty.

Thank Tony P
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Daryl C
Menus, please>?
2 April 2017|
Response from Sharon K | Reviewed this property |
If you google the name it shows the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Mona Vale Rd, St. Ives, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2075, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ku-ring-gai  >  St. Ives
  • Phone Number: 9144-6466
  • E-mail
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