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Athenian Greek Restaurant

Property Council of Australia 11 Barrack St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9262 2624
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Property Council of Australia 11 Barrack St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The venue looks impressive enough with white table cloth and very sanitized decor. Very few tables were occupied on a Thurs nite. We were a table of 10 and so we ordered the banquet. It was priced quite reasonable but the food was so average....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New owners have ruined the place. Was there earlier in the week with 14 people and 5 of us copped food poisoning! Have been going for years but never going back.More

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Athenian2018, General Manager at Athenian Greek Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr Dennis Moraitis, Thank you for your review. Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the circumstances surrounding your dining experience at our establishment and this was only made aware to us when we happened to check our TripAdvisor account. Pantree Group have procedures...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Read the reviews on TA and the concierge at the hotel recommended it. We walked in to find a white table cloth restaurant playing soft music. We expected to find some Greek influences on the decor ie Greek music, Greek art or some idea the...More

Thank georwc
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A group of us came for dinner before a show. I was immediately impressed by the venue, such a beautiful room with impressive woodwork and columns. The staff were prompt and friendly. The wine list was pricey but we had a lovely retsina. We ordered...More

Thank gcstrata
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We decided on the Banquet menu and were not disappointed. Every course was delicious and because we opted for the prawn saganaki (excellent choice) they paired it with the calamari making it a 5 course degustation. The lamb shoulder was the best we have ever...More

3  Thank sirvanna
Reviewed 22 January 2018

nice meal but I thought a little overpriced. Wine was $41 and was average. I guess this restaurant is in the CBD so not bad considering. Nice restaurant with white tablecloths and good service. But still nothing outstanding. We have dined at this restaurant previously...More

Thank samsonSydney
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have been going to Athenian Greek Restaurant for many years now with both family and friends. The food is consistently good and you never leave there hungry. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Also well located in the Sydney CBD.

1  Thank Jo K
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve previously used the Athenian for business based meals for several years, it was always a hit due to the generous portions and great value for money. I’ve now been twice since the change of owners ( the second in case the first was just...More

Thank steveaslett
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We've dined many times both with friends, family and many times with clients, but after the change of ownership, the staff have no charisma, the restaurant has lost it's vibe, the menu (take your magnifying glass) as the font is so small and service well,...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We had booked this restaurant for my mum's 60th. There were 11 of us which was fine, we were placed on a round table in the corner of the entrance of the restaurant. Upon entering a girl approached me seeing i was carrying a cake...More

1  Thank holidayqueen83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Property Council of Australia 11 Barrack St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9262 2624
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Well established as the finest Greek Restaurant in Sydney, The Athenian is located in an elegant heritage building on the walk to Martin Place. Offering traditional and modern mediterranean cuisine, slow baked roast lamb as their signature dish. Providing a customised menu catering for vegetarians and any specific dietary requirements.The Athenian is a classic and elegant venue with exceptional service and superb food at reasonable prices. With the love and dedication of a family owned and managed restaurant and forty years of hosting weddings and special events, this is one venue worth consideration. What makes the Athenian unique is their flexibility in catering to budgets as little as $41.50 per person for three courses without compromising on quality. Seating for up to 220 guests.
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