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Vela Dining & Bar

#604 of 4,975 Restaurants in Sydney
€€ - €€€Mediterranean, , International
138 Cabarita Rd | D’Albora Marina, Cabarita Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2137, Australia
+61 2 8759 7604
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lemon sole” (5 reviews)
“bread basket” (4 reviews)
“barramundi” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
138 Cabarita Rd | D’Albora Marina, Cabarita Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2137, Australia
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have attended the Vela dining Melbourne Cup lunch and yet again the team put on a fantastic lunch event. Vela is also my go to restaurant for entertaining interstate and overseas visitors. You can arrive by car or catch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nitnat17
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely spot for an intimate lunch or special day with friends. Cosy and right on the water so the view is lovely! Great service, interesting menu with specials that actually change between visits and a lovely outside cocktail area too. Every time is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EeGee
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Enjoyed a walk along the banks of Parramatta River but enjoyed the short stop for lunch and a glass of wine even more. Well located on the riverfront and parkland setting and a good choice of either take away, casual dining outside (with a coldie),...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Grant M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We visited with a group of friends and enjoyed a sunny Sydney Saturday afternoon. The meals are very special - especially the pasta dishes. (Try the ravioli!) They're also reasonably priced for the standard and the venue/location. The staff made everyone feel a bit special,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trevorw950
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We have dined here before, but at night. Very pleasant ambience. What a fabulous way to have a leisurely Saturday lunch, over looking the water at D'Albora Marina. Parking is plentiful but metered, so bring coins or your credit card (which you will have for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Leah W
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Went here on a cudo voucher, situated on a marina only short walk from Cabarita Wharf, the restaurant is in a great location on the Parramatta River. The deal included entrée, main and desert and a glass of sparkling. Ordered some oysters on the side...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Craig V
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Purchased a coupon deal as the restaurant looked good and had a near perfect location. Upon arrival my wife and I were shown to our table and the location was superb, right on the water. The sun was out and it was such a pleasant...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Spontaneous Thursday night evening meal with friends. Absolutely beautiful setting, right over the water. Easy parking, excellent service of great food, beautifully presented. Perfect for a balmy summer evening. Not cheap, but there is a kiosk, & bar too. The place should be packed!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bethc3030
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had our aunty's 90th birthday lunch here (25 of us including 3 kids). Staff were warm and friendly, food delicious and location excellent! We had to pre order our meals (a week before) and could only have one bill, all worked out wonderful ......More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Foodie-hiker-camper
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We had a really enjoyable lunch with our friend. The service very good and 2 of us had the barrumundi and the other had the salmon, that was the fish of the day. The texture and taste was excellent as was the presentation. For dessert...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SydneyConcordian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Cabarita Rd | D’Albora Marina, Cabarita Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2137, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8759 7604
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Idyllic waterfront Mediterranean restaurant located on Dalbora marina in the picturesque Cabarita park. Delicious fresh seafood, handmade pasta, delicious meats and decadent desserts with million dollar harbour views. Intimate setting for couples, groups or unique special events.
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