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Bistro Avoca

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French, Australian, European
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133 Avoca St | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
+61 2 9399 9667
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Today
17:30 - 12:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 12:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and wife went there for a quiet meal and discovered a quite excellnet restaurant, the original hidden gem. I had the Lamb backstrap and my wife enjoyed the Morton Bay Bugs. The restaurant is quietly sophisticated but is situated in suburb so perhaps this is the reason it was a little quiet. It should spread its wings. If... More 

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Thank Stewart F
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Bistro Avoca will certainly have you making return trips. The young French chef takes pride in his menu and that is obvious with the quality and presentation of the dishes. The service is friendly and efficient and the staff always make you feel welcome. I can highly recommend Bistro Avoca and my friends an I will be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to Bistro Avoca, and once again we loved our dining experience! We've been so fortunate that on each of our visits we have been waited on by Ximena and Erez, who create such a wonderful atmosphere and enjoyable evening of dining. Their warmth and genuine friendliness are so lovely, and add so much to the... More 

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Thank Bgl2013
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bistro Avoca has recently changed hands again. This time the manager and menu is classically French. I was honestly pleasantly surprised partly because the last meal we had here with the previous owners was average. We were there on a random Thursday night and had the tasting menu each. My partner does not like raw food so asked if he... More 

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3 Thank Cins L
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400 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend. We arrived early and found the staff very accommodating and informative. They explained the menu options and the specials. After selecting what we wanted, the staff were great at managing he timing of course delivery so we weren't stuffed with too many courses in a short space of time. All... More 

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Thank hughtravel77
Hamilton
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was a very pleasant surprise. Very unassuming cafe which was not easy to spot even when your standing in front of the restaurant. However, the service (white linen, almost silver service really complemented the food. I choose the duck, tender and very tasty a real treat. Simple but slightly sophisticated. Compliment to the chef and staff.

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Thank Ricky M
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Bistro Avoca twice now and have been very impressed both times. The service is friendly and casual, but the food is excellent. The spring menu is varied and nicely balanced but not too long. I did not order the set menu & so cannot comment on that but was very happy with my meal as was my... More 

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Thank Lisa O
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Bistro Avoca is a very understated restaurant. The food is amazingly high quality and the staff are very friendly and professional without being intrusive. BYO at a reasonable price is a great bonus. Definitely one to try!

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Thank Visvang
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

On a cold night we walked past all the other empty restaurants in the strip to meet friends at Bistro Avoca. We were apprehensive as there were only a few tables occupied, which isn't usually a good sign. Fortunately it was warm inside, our friends were waiting and we were warmly welcomed by wait staff.We opted for the Tasting Menu... More 

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Thank Rotiman1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was excellent, the service was professional and kind, the dishes where perfect sized and delicious... Definitely coming again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
French, Australian, European
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 12:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 12:00
Thursday
17:30 - 12:00
Friday
17:30 - 12:00
Saturday
17:30 - 12:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Avoca St | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9399 9667
Description
Bistro Avoca is a contemporary restaurant offering Modern Australian cuisine and a selection of beers, wines and spirits at a moderate price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.We pride ourselves in providing a constant variety of meals using what is at its freshest and in season. If you would prefer we do permit you to bring that special bottle of wine from home (corkage applies)but sorry no BYO beers or other beverages.We can cater for an intimate table for 2 right up to booking out the entire restaurant for your special occasion (up to 65 guests), corporate inquiries welcome.

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