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Vanto

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QVB level 1, Shop 44/46 | 455 George street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
9267 9959
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Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat - Mon 08:00 - 18:00
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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I live in Sydney and eat here regularly. And never have had a bad meal! I usually go for one of the specials of the day..matched with a good Italian wine by the glass.

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Thank Scott M
bunbury
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem Vanto was our favourite place to dine. Its a must syop in QV1 building. Enzo has got it right. Excellent food and service. We stopped for a coffee and stayed and stayed. Wined and dined to perfection. Staff advise us that 1 antipasto would be suffice and we were so glad we did see photo.

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Thank marie p
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Ate a vanto pizza, funny pizza, half vege half meatlover😂 Didnt get a smile from the waiters, their service was close to careless and arrogent.

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Thank Toan N
Melbourne
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Just had a quick lunch here, food was great but while I was looking at menu waiter poured glass of water. Turned out it was sparkling water and I was charged $6 for the privilege of a drink I didnt order. Was never asked if I wanted a drink and sparkling water is never my choice. Was not in the... More 

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Thank Karend54
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Visited this small pizzeria on the upper level of the beautiful Quuen Victoria Building for a light lunch. Our Regina pizzas were very tasty with generous toppings and the service was friendly and efficient. A touch of Italy in the middle of Sydney!

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Thank MEM-Cambs
Beijing, China
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Not prepared for lunch but thought to have some fresh juice and coffee. Discovered that they offered pizza in today's special menu. Surprisingly good. All waiters and waitresses are with italian accents that I believe the chef would be from italy too. Food is of authentic Italian without doubt. A good place to enjoy dessert too after tiring shopping.

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Thank SouthSea1991
Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Affordable prices and reasonable quality for a wide range of real Italian dishes. Not excellent service as fine dining but casual lunch for a touch of Italy in middle of Australia. If you are really looking for high level of Italian cooking, choose other restaurants. But this one is perfect for informal brunch or an afternoon snack!

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Thank CoffeeAndIceCream
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Ate there one dinner and three lunches whilst doing a seminar at the Hilton My wife arranged preorders for lunch and as the title says their Detox salad is brilliant!

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Thank Andrew D
Gold coast
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here, we both had pizza. Pizzas were excellent, about as close to real Italian pizza as I've tasted in Australia. If this place was local I'd definitely visit again and again. The only downside is it's located inside a shopping mall so the atmosphere suffers greatly.

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Thank Lukeandmelyssa
Southern Highlands, Australia
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a busy cafe that is on the upper level of the QVB building. There are some table inside and others along the balcony beside the shops. Ours was located near the public loos so there isa constant flow of people passing by - Warning!!! Watch your handbag! The waiter took our order and when the food arrived my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: QVB level 1, Shop 44/46 | 455 George street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9267 9959

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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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