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La Vecchia Cucina

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Shop 2 95 Macleay St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9358 5577
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

Sad experience, arrogant waiter. I will never come back to this restaurant. The menues are so expensive. Not worth the money. Most of the menus are totally tasteless. The prices of the wine are "way over the hill". Eat somewhere else. There are many nice restaurants in this neighborhood.Very expensive menu. Not worth the money.

Thank Jorn
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

It is not often that I am so angry with a restaurant a week after a bad experience, but la Vecchia Cucina is the exception. We were four for dinner on a Tuesday night. The first couple had arrived a little ahead of us so ordered some entrees to share, the wine and the water. So far so good..... When... More 

Thank Baci28
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

expensive but delicious, we loved the waflles for dessert. We went to this restaurant about 3 years ago and discovered that half the patrons were south african on a saturday night. not sure if its still like this but we had a good laugh

Thank CyndifSydney
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012 via mobile

We were doing the 14km City to Surf run the following day and needed somewhere to load up on pasta. We came across this restaurant by chance and got a table without a booking. The service was prompt however the waitress read out the specials to us whilst checking herself out in the mirror, which was very amusing. We had... More 

Thank Dubaidickie
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131 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

wandering around "The Cross" looking for somewhere to eat. We were 2 couples and we loved this place. We were welcomed with open arms even though we had no reservation. The staff were wonderful, particularly our Italian waiter. The food was fabulous. Would recommend to anyone wanting great authentic italian food at a reasonable price

Thank SydneyCath
Auckland, New Zealand
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94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2012

More sophisticated. Great traditional italian fare, very tasty. Great service. Calm and generous servings. Something on the menu for everyone

Thank coatesgirl
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

small, cozy, marvelous food, wonderful service and right around the corner from Simpsons Hotel

Thank Paul O
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2011

I have walked in front of this Potts Point 'trattoria' many times and every time I thought that from the outside it looked just like those down to Earth rustic trattorias from my youth in Italy....when I finally had dinner here I realised that I was wrong. As soon as you walk in you realise that this place is chic... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Shop 2 95 Macleay St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighbourhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9358 5577

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