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Bistro Avoca

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French, Australian
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133 Avoca St | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
+61 2 9399 9667
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18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truely a hidden gem in Avoca Street. This was modern French food at excellent prices. I had the Confit Duck Leg which was perfectly cooked. (Cost $29.00) My wife had the Braised Leg of Lamb which she said was superb. (Cost $32.00). To accompany our dishes we added Steamed Vegetables of the Day $9 and Pomme Pont-nuef Chips $10 which... More 

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Lyon, France
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on Wednesday during their Wednesday French night and I had a great night. The food is flavoring, great products and the service is amazing. I really enjoy their chicken paté as well as the crispy truffle brie for entree, then the duck leg was sublime and the pear belle helene perfect. I really recommend to pop up there... More 

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Thank baliebalo01
Sydney, Australia
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369 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I visited for dinner on Wednesday night. Both the à la carte menu and a set "French Wednesday" menu are available. We each got the four course, perfectly portioned, French menu, which consisted of two entrees, a main and a dessert. This was terrific value at $49. Each dish was sophisticated and extremely delicious, but the standout... More 

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Thank ExplorerGoddess
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had my 60th birthday there with 24 people. The food, service and setting were nothing less than spectacular. Erez and his staff made the night very memorable. If you have a special function go and talk to them and they will make your night work for you. Can highly recommend. Mark Schlink.

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Thank mschlink2017
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I was looking for a venue for a big group of 16 friends for our annual friends Christmas dinner, and we were almost all double-venueing with an earlier sports group party at the Duke of Gloucester a short walk away. I was looking for a venue close-by we could all walk on to for the evening meal, and came across... More 

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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My wife and wife went there for a quiet meal and discovered a quite excellnet restaurant, the original hidden gem. I had the Lamb backstrap and my wife enjoyed the Morton Bay Bugs. The restaurant is quietly sophisticated but is situated in suburb so perhaps this is the reason it was a little quiet. It should spread its wings. If... More 

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1 Thank Stewart F
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A visit to Bistro Avoca will certainly have you making return trips. The young French chef takes pride in his menu and that is obvious with the quality and presentation of the dishes. The service is friendly and efficient and the staff always make you feel welcome. I can highly recommend Bistro Avoca and my friends an I will be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to Bistro Avoca, and once again we loved our dining experience! We've been so fortunate that on each of our visits we have been waited on by Ximena and Erez, who create such a wonderful atmosphere and enjoyable evening of dining. Their warmth and genuine friendliness are so lovely, and add so much to the... More 

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Thank Bgl2013
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Bistro Avoca has recently changed hands again. This time the manager and menu is classically French. I was honestly pleasantly surprised partly because the last meal we had here with the previous owners was average. We were there on a random Thursday night and had the tasting menu each. My partner does not like raw food so asked if he... More 

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4 Thank Cins L
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407 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend. We arrived early and found the staff very accommodating and informative. They explained the menu options and the specials. After selecting what we wanted, the staff were great at managing he timing of course delivery so we weren't stuffed with too many courses in a short space of time. All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$45
Cuisine
French, Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 133 Avoca St | Coogee, Clovelly,, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9399 9667
Description
Bistro Avoca is a contemporary restaurant offering French - Modern Australian cuisine and a selection of beers, wines and spirits at a moderate price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.We pride ourselves in providing a constant variety of meals using what is at its freshest and in season. If you would prefer we do permit you to bring that special bottle of wine from home (corkage applies)but sorry no BYO beers or other beverages.We can cater for an intimate table for 2 right up to booking out the entire restaurant for your special occasion (up to 65 guests), corporate inquiries welcome.

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