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Berta

#288 of 4,626 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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Curtis House 17-19 Alberta St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9264 6133
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Today
17:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a cute little place. We had our blinders on and walked past the entrance door twice but found it in the end. It was pretty warm in there when we first got there but it cooled down once a few people left. The atmosphere was great and so were food and drinks. The place is tiny and... More 

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Thank foodqueensydney
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Went for a work dinner with 14 others. While the company was excellent is was difficult to hear people - too many hard surfaces. I would not return, the food was over priced, self indulgent and I could only describe the wait staff as self important.

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Thank Greg A
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, great flavors with an intimate atmosphere The waiters were very helpful in explaining the menu and all Four of us had something different, I will definitely be going back

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1 Thank Paul M
Paddington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Italian food is by far my favourite and I had a rather good meal about 12 months ago here so I suggested we try it again. I was very disappointed we chose to go with the chef's degustation at $75 a head and then received 4 dishes with pickled vegetables and even pickled mussels!! clearly the chef was experimenting or... More 

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1 Thank John C
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had an incredible long lunch here with friends. We went for the tasting menu with matching wines and loved it. The range of food was wonderful, the staff were just so helpful and friendly - I could not recommend this restaurant too highly.

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Thank Kirsty H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surprise discovery. Beautiful food, charming wait staff. Stylish. If you're lucky you might get an entire pig carcass carried past your table as you lunch :-)

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Thank Alex T
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I can't believe that I have just discovered this Italian gem. It is wonderful. The staff are extremely helpful, giving great advice on what to drink and food to order. The food was sensational. We hear that the menu changes weekly. We will be back! This restaurant is tucked away in a laneway with the door not being obvious, so... More 

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Thank 142JanetH
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Well what a find. I was starting to think I was in the wrong place, but then I found it. In a side street away from touristville, you have to know it's there. Amazing food, padron pepper starter and a half portion of lamb ragu with aubergine (that was plenty). Simply Devine. Sat at the bar and chatted with friendly... More 

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1 Thank Anne W
Newcastle upon Tyne
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235 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Tucked away under an office block, the door is not very obvious. Very helpful staff, gave great advice on what to order, food was amazing! Wine was good too.

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Thank ASkelton
Melbourne, Australia
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420 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We were staying in an apartment next door to Berta and discovered it walking by the first evening. It isn't obvious as the front door looks like another apartment building but once you go in and walk down the passage it soon becomes clear that this gem of a restaurant is buzzing! I was travelling with a friend and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$37 - US$60
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curtis House 17-19 Alberta St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9264 6133

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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