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Xanthi Bar and Restaurant

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Level 6 Dining Precinct, Westfield | Corner Pitt Street Mall & Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9232 8535
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The texture of the lamb was my favourite thing. The second favourite was the starter dips and bread. Friendly and fun atmosphere. I love the open kitchen.

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Thank Eileen C
Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

As expected from a one-hat restaurant, Xanthi Bar and Restaurant delivered us quality meal in their dishes. The standout of the night was 250gms Lamb ‘Horiatiko Souvla’ (from the spit) ($38) – Served with toursi (greek pickles), tzatziki, Greek salad and chips. I am a big fan of its crispy lamb skin! It was seriously crunchy like pork crackling and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I love this restaurant, the food is amazing! The entrees were delicious, especially the pita bread and dips and the mushrooms. I had the lamb for main which was very tasty and filling! I couldn't even finish it all so was able to take some home with me. Dessert was also very delicious. The restaurant was quite full for a... More 

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Paris, France
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201 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We have eaten here many times and really like the food and service. The olive oil is in our opinion to die for. We enjoy their take on Greek food and although the menu has changed since the restaurant first opened we always have plenty of choices whatever our time frame.

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Thank Jjeurotrip
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Dined here recently with 5 in our group - the food was excellent!! The lighting was a little dim. It was a very busy night the restaurant was full all night - our meals came out relatively quickly and were very tasty!! The drinks service was a little slow. Worked out to be $50 pp for entrée and main and... More 

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Thank KampervanKapers
sydney
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

The food was ok but overpriced. The set up was uncomfortable (as the chairs and tables were what you might find at neighbourhood casual eateries).

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Thank rmyat
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We had the banquet which was great value for money. The food was great and the servings was more than enough, we were so full! Wine selection was also a great mix of Greek and Australian.

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Thank jim6irl
Sydney
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

No atmosphere, no music and salty goat was the summary of my recent foray into Xanthi. I admit we had high expectations but it just didn't offer enough for us to return. Some of the food was done very well, the mushrooms and feta and BBQ octopus come to mind. My husbands lamb main was very tasty, but I had... More 

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Thank eves21
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

A very different Greek restaurant. Worth a try. We tried a variety of lamb and seafood and found all food was of a high standard. The kitchen was slow with the first dish however I always believe a wait is better than bad food. I enjoyed the modern twist the chef clearly has and will return. Would love to see... More 

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Thank Con T
Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

How easy is it to get a chefs hat? The sommelier was great. Knowledgable and friendly. That was it. The 4 of us had the banquet meal and we're not that impressed. The setting is average. I expect a log more from a restaurant of this calibre.

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Thank Tee G

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 6 Dining Precinct, Westfield | Corner Pitt Street Mall & Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9232 8535

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

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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 or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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