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The Sardine Room - CLOSED

Shop 2 31 Challis Ave, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9357 7444
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
19 Apr 2016
“Fantastic vibe and food!”
18 Mar 2016
“Challis Ave is the best!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Australian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Shop 2 31 Challis Ave, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

On another recommendation from our Concierge, we ended up here for dinner one night. The restaurant is super small and very quaint. It has some tables inside and some outside, sidewalk style. We got a two top outside which was lovely since it was a...More

1  Thank TravelingFLgirl75
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This restaurant has outdoor and indoor seating in historic Pottstown on Challis Ave, which has many great sidewalk cafes in a small 2-3 block area. Incredible seafood. Great wine!

Thank marycook
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Great vibe at this restaurant. We just asked the friendly waiter to bring out his two best entrees and mains. YUMMO! Excellent seafood. Try the schnapper...

1  Thank karyn g
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This restaurant was located just next to our hotel and we decided to give it a try based on TA reviews. We went on a Sunday evening quite late. The reservation is highly recommended as it is a tiny place with few tables only, very...More

1  Thank Andrea83Chiara87
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We went just the two of us. My wife had the whole fried red snapper. I had a skirt steak. The Salmon sashimi entre was about the best salmon I have ever had. The fish was the best my wife ever had. The service was...More

1  Thank danasbox
Reviewed 14 February 2016

it's one of the typical small restaurant in Sydney, not particularly good. the comments are overrated. there're a few creative dishes in the menu, service was good. it's a good to go in the neighborhood but not a must-go dining place.

Thank dhui
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We shared 2 entrees -the squid ink ravioli were delicious . Tried the sardine dumplings - well cooked, nice texture but the sardine taste was a little overwhelming for my me, but my partner enjoyed them. We both had the fish curry which was delicious...More

1  Thank Shilobeagle
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Warm service, huge portions of fresh seafood deliciously prepared. Not the easiest place to find so get a cab!

Thank dfl123
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Though highly recommended on Trip Advisor, were were disappointed. The saffron fish pie was tasteless as was the pricey entree of ravioli. The red snapper main was excellent and the salt and pepper fried squid was fine. Nice staff and service and lively, but don't...More

Thank EllenZH
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Not quite sure what any fuss about maybe here. Wine list is short, esp on Australian wines, no Australian sparkling at all despite many wines being a mile better and cheaper than the prosecco on the list, and very limited choice in reds by the...More

Thank Lazarus M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Australian, Seafood
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2 31 Challis Ave, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9357 7444
Nestled in potts point, amongst the busiest eating strip in the area, the sardine room offers it's patrons seafood options at affordable prices in a casual, yet professional environment. The sardine room and its experienced team is able to cater for any occasion, from casual parties, intimate dinners for two, formal or cocktail functions. The sardine room offers bistro styled dining. Please contact us for inquiries regarding your next function.
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