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Aesop's

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131 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 5422
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A perfect Greek experience for those who've never had one before . The food just kept coming . The music just kept playing and dancing was such fun . If you need a place to accommodate a large group of people looking for an evening of , Let's eat , drink and be merry ", this is the place to... More 

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Thank Donna T
Hazel Grove, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were in Aesop's mid week around end September, the food was excellent and very authentic Greek fare but unfortunately we were the only customers that evening so the atmosphere was rather lacking the Greek taverna buzz! Perhaps at least some Bouzouki background music would have been better than the rather oppressive Russian symphonies. However the owner was very chatty... More 

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Thank Colin G
Sydney, Australia
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317 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Food was good, enjoyed it and it was plenty, the music is more just fun old songs (ie chicken dance) where you can just jump up and have fun, its more for hens nights and i suggest to go with a good group of friends who willk have fun (or are drunk!) or esle people will sit there and get... More 

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Thank JazzzSay
Forster, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Aesops last night for my friend's Hens Party! Dancing, plate smashing and fantastic food - the calamari was the best I've ever had! Definitely recommend :)

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Thank Ryan-Jess-Graham
Parramatta, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Plate smashing. Dancing on chairs. Awesome food. Just go and have a great time, but I'd recommend booking first just in case!

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Thank EliseR_87
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice food great and service. On a Friday lunch time the place is empty. It is different than other Greek restaurant. The value is good but the place is good for food not ambiance

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Thank HRifai
Greece
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We didn't expect something like that. We can say the food was good, but Not traditional at all. At the end, they charged us 21 dollars because we paid by card. That's crazy!!

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Thank Nadia279
Bendigo, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Delicious Greek cuisine, the haloumi, salad and vegetarian moussaka were divine. I could happily eat here every day.

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Thank cathiehellstedt827
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I brought six of my year 10 students to Aesop's as part of an ancient history excursion. James looked after us exceptionally well. We had Greek salad, bread and oil, haloumi cheese, chicken kebabs and slow cooked lamb and potatoes, as well as a tasting platter of dessert. Then the music came on for Zorba's dance and James introduced the... More 

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Thank miriamcbthompson
Sydney, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We went to Aesop's fo a company dinner for four on a mid-week night during the Sydney Vivid festival - unfortunately the festival may have resulted in less customers as there were only about 10 other dinners during our time there which meant that the restaurant felt quite stark and empty. That said, we had a lovely dinner and enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Macquarie 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 9247 5422

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  • 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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