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Ash St. Cellar

#445 of 4,624 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
Wine Bar, Contemporary
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1 Ash St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 3000
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 23:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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268 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing off the charts but very good and consistent quite affordable. Great wine list sadly they've dropped the sherries : ( The fresh figs and goats curd was excellent as well as the Sardines.

Thank Mark F
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A great place to have a glass of wine after work. Good selection of wines, and knowledgeable staff .

Thank AndyChotelier
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214 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We called into this delightful little bistro wine bar at 9pm after a concert at the nearby Recital Hall. We were met immediately and shown to a small table and given a menu and advised of the water choices. The staff were delightful. The tables are very close together and you need to ensure you don't encroach on the next... More 

Thank John D
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great little restaurant in the heart of Sydney. The wait staff are very friendly and informative, providing us with great wine recommendations. The Charcuterie is to die for with beautiful cuts of meat served in generous portions. We had two mains - the Spatchcock & Beef Cheeks! The spatchcock was definitely the winner for me. Unfortunately, we were the unlucky... More 

Thank Alana M
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great little wine bar in the middle of Sydney. Have visited for both drinks and dinner. Delicious share type food with a nice wine list. Service is great and the setting is nice, almost like you are in paris. Only negative is that the tables are a liitle small!

Thank Jcull86
Sydney, Australia
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

In the laneway near to the Ivy; this place is across (and owned) by Felix. Had a business lunch here and it was very good. Great ambience and very Melbournesque dining outside. Well shaded and a good buzz. Charcuterie board was one of the best I've had (no boring old prosciutto on there!). Loved it! There are other small and... More 

Thank BondiRescued
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I've eaten here several times and whether it's lunchtime or pre concert it's always enjoyable. Great wine list and food to share. Casual vibe. Only quibble is the size of the tables - ultra small but you somehow manage with a bit of shuffling of wine glasses and plates! One of the few laneway eating places with atmosphere that Sydney... More 

1 Thank NormaG50
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Small interesting plates of food with great wine and attentive service. Consistently good. Excellent wine list.highly recommended.

1 Thank Romanydog
Mosman, Australia
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Small but very tasty and interesting small and large plate offerings...seafood, lamb cutlets and salads. Lunch crowd was full of business types but the outdoor setting makes it casual. Wine list is mainly international and not over priced. Service is always stretched and not as personable as it should be.

Thank DebCC
Subiaco, Australia
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

There were no spare tables so they invited us in to sit at the bar.Service and snacks were great,didn't stay for a meal.We enjoyed the professional and friendly we were treated.

Thank 246317

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ash 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 9240 3000
A modern European-style bistro, Ash St. Cellar and wine bar is intimately tucked away behind ivy. Classic café chairs, warm wooden décor and Parisian 'plein aire' seating creates an ideal hideaway from the hustle and bustle of Sydney's CBD. Head chef Zac Ahrens creates stylish European tapas with French, Italian and Spanish influences to compliment the fabulous array of wines. The charcuterie starters are a favourite, but leave room the tart of the day. Franck Moreau, Merivale's award-winning Master Sommelier, presides over a world-class wine list that doesn't disappoint. Now also open for breakfast daily from 8.30am weekdays.

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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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