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Farinha

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Coogee
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222 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
9664-3462
Today
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have walked past this place a number of times and a bunch of us tried it last night. If you are a fan of 'all you can eat' - go for it. Otherwise this is cheap carbs, staggering its way in a random, circular fashion. Eventually we got tired of the stodge and called it a day. There are... More 

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Thank DuncJohn
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Farinha offers fixed price dining. Some of the tables a re long and will accommodate more than one dining party. The food is based around pizza and pasta - it just keeps coming until you say stop. Everything is friendly and fun. There is a large screen TV playing on one of the downstairs walls which detracts from the atmosphere.... More 

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Thank Goodfoodloverst... M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will probably hate the queues but I guess the queues tell the story. You have to start with a bit of a low expectation in Coogee and general area in terms of quality of food or service but I doubt you will never be disappointed here and if you need to eat that much food for the all you... More 

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Thank Peter R
San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italy
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

exceptional quality of food, exceptional amount of food(!), exceptional service, exceptional drinks and exceptional atmosphere... what else?

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Thank Giulia U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All you can eat for only $28 and you can try a bit of everything. All good very tasty and service outstanding!

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Thank Liana L
Sunshine Coast
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner on a Wednesday night. It was all you can eat for $28. The food was delicious, the service was great and we were so full when we left. There was so much variety with the food. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank angiejj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I arrived in Coogee, and wanting somewhere to eat having arrived later than planned was going to prove a challenge. My husband spotted Farinha, a lovely little Italian/Brazilian restaurant. We had to wait 15 minutes to be seated, but then the food just flowed, a mix of salads, pastas, pizzas and other dishes for us to try.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

When I first went to Farinha, it was a 5 star experience, however I think the price has gone down and so has the quality. While still delicious and filling it misses the meatier dishes, to focus on more straight pasta and pizza. Just one slow cooked meat would make it fantastic as it gets a little carb heavy. Still... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This venue has wonderful decor, very friendly staff, and the food is fresh and hearty. Very reasonably priced for an "all you can eat". I recommend this place highly if you're looking for a relaxed and satisfying meal.

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Thank Benneaux
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Farinha philosophy of dining. Not having to choose from a menu was great - and just having new dishes placed in front of you to either say yes or no to was fun. Food was delicious.

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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
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Coogee>  > Coogee
  • Neighbourhood: Coogee
  • Phone Number: 9664-3462

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Coogee

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Coogee
Very accessible by public transport, Coogee is the smaller, friendlier, more intimate version of Bondi Beach. Coogee is the only beach in the Eastern suburbs that does not have big waves, making it an excellent family beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel, located right across the beach, has one of the biggest beer gardens in Australia and plenty of entertainment every night of the week. Be on the lookout for celebrity footballers! A little further south is Wylie’s Baths, offering sweeping 180 degree views over the Pacific Ocean, and it is perfect for a swim or a few laps. Plenty of dining choices surround the beach, including the famous fish and chips.
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