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Foveaux Restaurant and Bar

Surry Hills
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65-67 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9211 0664
06:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 16:00
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Quality of food was awesome, service a tad slow however because the food was good it didn't matter. Fresh produce. Next to Hotel 57, easy and accessible. Does deliver to hotel 57 guests if need at certain times of the day. Good price.

Thank JodeeP
Sydney, Australia
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175 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

This was our first time dining at Foveaux since it re-opened and we were very pleased with the experience. The restaurant is verging on industrial chic, with low lighting, exposed brick walls, and very nice chairs. The menu was creative and full of interesting options. To start I chose the Pigs Head Terrine with Toffee Apple, which was full of... More 

Thank TheRoamingBrit
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

There are plenty of booths in this bar which would normally be a plus, but OMG the seats are super uncomfortable - like sitting on a concrete slab. Even though the service was friendly and the drinks were fine, my uncushioned butt was telling me to get the hell out of there after one drink! The chairs at the individual... More 

Thank jubertsydney
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228 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

The food is clever, subtle and very well crafted. There is a very skilled chef Paul in the kitchen and his team compliment with casual professionalism. We were treated to a delightful dinner, by two of our favourite people my son and his lovely partner. Ok the company was good, the place is/was fashionably industrial chic, the service was very... More 

Thank BBear52
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

We went for the first time last night for dinner. We arrived at approx 8.15pm to be greeted by two lovely waiters and seated at a table just near the kitchen which has glass walls for viewing. Ultimately, Chef Paul Gordon has created a fabulous space with an amazing menu that isn't just the usual run of the mill. We... More 

Thank Stephen A
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

We took gourmet friends from Melbourne here in January and we were all delighted with the experience. Loved the limited menu - as in France they don't do too much but all our meals were very inspired and delicious. Service was exceptional and loved the decor though the music was a bit loud. We can't wait to go back, but... More 

Thank Muchos2
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

Unfortunately, Foveaux Restaurant was closed for some time. However, it has reopened better than ever. The Wine and Cheese Bar downstairs but we were here to see if Foveaux Restaurant had not lost any of its inventiveness and great combination of flavours. We decided to get the "More From The Table" selection - an eclectic serving of snacks, entrees, mains... More 

Thank Leylandbros
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

This place is great, the food was amazing. We had the snacks first with a lovely pate and my husband had some of the nuts which he loved. For starter I had the tuna which was lovely and fresh, husband had the terrine which had mini toffee apple which was amazing. This was followed by the lamb for me which... More 

Thank Joanne13ncl
Gosford, Australia
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

I don't know if this place has any hats but it deserves 2. Exciting adventurous food on a small menu that means that they are focused on their specialty dishes. A chicken and bug entrée was amazing followed by a drop dead lamb dish and then a twist on creme caramel to die for. Service is amazing and the sommelier... More 

Thank swamprat96
Sydney, Australia
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646 reviews
407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

This an excellent venue for a gourmet night out. Dishes are creative, atmosphere intimate and the service was very good. The wine list is limited but good enough and they're BYO except for Friday & Saturday.

Thank Riddoch88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-67 Foveaux St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 0664

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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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