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Barrafina Tapas Bar

2 Bligh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 2551
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“tapas” (37 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
2 Bligh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

I was looking forward to lunch at Barrafina and while the menu was interesting and the wine list extensive, disorganisation meant delays in service, language difficulties in explanation and an overpriced wine card made it forgettable experience. I would go back for dinner and give...More

Thank encore2016
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Great location, right in the heart of the corporate hub of the city. Food was okay but lacking a bit of punch in their flavours, however we did go on Wednesdays which meant all their food items were half price! - so for the price...More

Thank chimk281
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

The food here is pretty good but over priced for what it is. We ordered a meat platter and it only comes with a couple of pieces of bread. When we asked for more we were told we couldn't have any unless we paid an...More

1  Thank Rob_London56
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

This place is tapas bar, however, I came for a coffee and I was pleasantly surprised. The coffee was a full bodied great coffee with dark chocolate taste to it. The milk was made to perfection, great texture.

Thank Charbel L
Reviewed February 2, 2017

My partner and I came across this place for lunch, ordered Grilled King Prawns, and they looked and tasted like they just came out from frozen packets. Agreed with Eric T, terrible and overpriced food.

1  Thank Erica K
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Very disappointed with the dining experience. The wait staff were to busy paying attention to what is happening on the streets that attending to the patrons. The food was terrible and overpriced. Questionable on the freshness of the produce.

Thank Eric T
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Great selection of tapas to suit all tastes but that is all the positives I can say. The wines were watered down (a wine I know well) and the staff were too busy admire themselves in the mirror or eyeing off the men in the...More

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Walked in without a reservation on a Friday evening and the staff were very accommodating finding a space for us. The restaurant has an open feel due to the open doors and outdoor seating, however there is a romantic atmosphere with low-lighting and candles. Wine...More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a bite. Ordered the pumpkin/beetroot dish. It was very good. Also had the red sangria and enjoyed that as well. The décor was very nice and service was good. I actually left a bag behind and they saved it for me.

Thank Dinah Y
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Tapas at Barrafina were on the expensive side, as you would pay for a main but with tapas portion. Food was very good although I thought the sauces a bit overpowering. The service was also good for a busy night and our waitress congenial.

Thank 101Knights
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bligh 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 9231 2551
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