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Subsolo

161 King St | Between Castlereagh & Elizabeth Sts, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 92237000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (39 reviews)
“tapas” (86 reviews)
“churros” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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161 King St | Between Castlereagh & Elizabeth Sts, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We (7 of us) went for a meal after work on Wednesday evening at 18.30. The vibe and atmosphere of the restaurant was great. Fantastic selection of wines , cocktails and beers. We had a mixed Tapas which every dish was out of this world....More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a sub road level restaurant which serves authentic Spanish food [with a smattering of dishes that the West think are Spanish as well]. The food, wine and service is very good. The décor sets the scene for a good dining experience. For 3...More

1  Thank Matt G
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Matt G, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit and experience here at Subsolo Restaurant. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely time and experience, I'll be sure to pass on your comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We normally go to GPO Postales whenever we crave for Spanish tapas, and after reading so many good reviews, we thought to give this place a try. Glad we did. Tapas we tried were of good quality and portion and time between dishes was perfect...More

Thank Karen H
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Karen H, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at Subsolo Restaurant & Bar. I'll be certain to pass on your constructive feedback to our head chef also as we're always looking for ways...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here on Saturday 30th September 2017. Setting, service and cuisine were simply terrific. Cannot rate too highly.

Thank Paul M
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Paul M, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with a 5 star experience (and nothing less!) so we appreciate your feedback. Come back soon! Muchas Gracias, Juliana Paiva

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Good vibe in the place. Cordial greeting by the maitre'd and offered a choice of tables. Prompt service and a variety of great tastes left us feeling sated. In fact, we struggled to finish it! We had a discount voucher from our concert programme which...More

Thank crankydoc59
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear crankydoc59, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit and experience here at Subsolo Restaurant & Bar. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely time and experience, I'll be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Significant stairs down into the restaurant but well worth it. The atmosphere and decor with dark timber polished tables is immediately striking. Serve at reception was very warm and friendly and even though heavily booked (even at 6.30) made sure they could get us a...More

Thank Gary B
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Gary B, Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to you joining us again. Muchas Gracias, Juliana Paiva

Reviewed 23 August 2017

A subtle restaurant sign. You may miss this place even if you walk pass it every day. When we walked into the restaurant, we received friend greeting from the waiter. We ordered the salt and pepper squid, sardine fillet, zucchini flower, black pudding paella and...More

Thank Food_N_Ser_Critic
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Food_N_Ser_Critic, Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience and I appreciate you bringing this situation to our attention, I'll be certain to pass on your constructive feedback to our management team and we can...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We arrived on a Friday afternoon to celebrate a newly admitted lawyer (apparently their proximity to the NSWSC meant they had plenty of lawyers) though when we were there at two there were plenty of tables. Our server was warm, inquisitive and friendly, wishing our...More

Thank Andrus M
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Andrus, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit and experience here at Subsolo Restaurant & Bar. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely time and experience, I'll be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

My Wife and i were in Sydney on business and happened to ask our associate if they could recommend a bar, the name Subsolo was mentioned and was close to where we were. We arrived a half hour before opening. The aromas coming from the...More

Thank Glenn L
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Glenn We're pleased to hear that you discovered and dined with us while you were docked in Sydney. We hope you had a lovely cruise and enjoyed your experience. Thank you for your kind words, feedback, comments and also suggestions. Looking forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Meal was great, delicious and we didn't have to wait too long for our tapas to arrive. Minor gripe was that we were initially seated near a very loud birthday party group, but we asked to move tables and the staff quickly complied. Decently priced...More

Thank badmuthafuka
Juli85AUS, Public Relations Manager at Subsolo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear badmuthafuka, I'm glad to hear that Bruno and our team took exceptional care of you, I'll be sure to pass on your comments and compliments to our chef and team. Thanks for visiting and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Muchas...More

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buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 King St | Between Castlereagh & Elizabeth Sts, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 92237000
  • E-mail
Description
Subsolo Restaurant & Bar is Sydney’s finest urban dining space providing modern tapas, fantastic wines, cocktails & award-winning Spanish cuisine.
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