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Berta

#215 of 4,625 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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17-19 Alberta Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9264 6133
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Today
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an incredible long lunch here with friends. We went for the tasting menu with matching wines and loved it. The range of food was wonderful, the staff were just so helpful and friendly - I could not recommend this restaurant too highly.

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Thank Kirsty H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant surprise discovery. Beautiful food, charming wait staff. Stylish. If you're lucky you might get an entire pig carcass carried past your table as you lunch :-)

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Thank Alex T
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I can't believe that I have just discovered this Italian gem. It is wonderful. The staff are extremely helpful, giving great advice on what to drink and food to order. The food was sensational. We hear that the menu changes weekly. We will be back! This restaurant is tucked away in a laneway with the door not being obvious, so... More 

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Thank Janet H
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Well what a find. I was starting to think I was in the wrong place, but then I found it. In a side street away from touristville, you have to know it's there. Amazing food, padron pepper starter and a half portion of lamb ragu with aubergine (that was plenty). Simply Devine. Sat at the bar and chatted with friendly... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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231 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Tucked away under an office block, the door is not very obvious. Very helpful staff, gave great advice on what to order, food was amazing! Wine was good too.

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Thank ASkelton
Melbourne, Australia
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401 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were staying in an apartment next door to Berta and discovered it walking by the first evening. It isn't obvious as the front door looks like another apartment building but once you go in and walk down the passage it soon becomes clear that this gem of a restaurant is buzzing! I was travelling with a friend and we... More 

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Thank kgreenwood
Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Went here with a group of people which I would say is the best way to dine at Berta. I would recommend ordering a good number of dishes so that you get to taste as much of the produce as possible. As the menu constantly changes it is somewhere you can dine at many times. The beer and wine selection... More 

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Thank Claire D
Zurich, Switzerland
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant during our honeymoon and we were positively surprised by the kindness of the staff and the level of the food (Italian cuisine here). Recommended!

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Thank Federico P
Sydney
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

After returning from a 3 week holiday in Tuscany, my son and I were craving for a meal of equal quality as we experienced every night during our travels. Berta delivered on most counts. Food was good, wine list very good but service was a little inconsistent, poor couple next to us really were not happy (not a lot of... More 

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Thank WAWSydney
Australia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A true favourite which never disappoints. Was able to get a booking sitting up at the bar on the same day. Service is superb. Stewart is incredibly helpful for recommendations on food and wine. The menu changes regularly and everything is simply delicious. Just love this restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$61
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 Alberta Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9264 6133

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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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