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Albert and Sydney

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Contemporary, Australian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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382 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
+61 3 8354 6600
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

After being turned down by another restaurant whose staff was not able to take our booking properly, my family ended up at this place to celebrate my son's 18th birthday. We were all impressed by the excellent service and good food and a deplorable situation was turned into wonderful memories instantly.

Thank MonaHMelb
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My partner and I had a meal at Albert and Sydney formerly Albert Street Food and Wine in Brunswick this week. We have previously dined here under the former named restaurant. What a disaster of a meal and quite inedible food. We waited 3/4 of an hour for a very poorly cooked steak and a chicken schnitzel. During our wait... More 

Thank Howard H
Ella R, Manager at Albert and Sydney, responded to this review

Hello Howard, firstly I would like to thank you for your feedback as this is super important for the management team and the owner of the venue. The team at Albert and Sydney work extremely hard behind the scenes to ensure every customers experience is a great one so thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will be... More 

England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

i'd guess the key to succeeding rest. business mostly the food quality & the great staff > and this place have it all! We had a lovely dinner, and food is amazing! recommended to everyone must try!

Thank HTonic
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I must say this is one of my favorite restaurants and wine bars in the north. Great building, decor, food, service and cocktails. Love it!

Thank Maurice2c
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Beautifully cooked steak, so smooth but with a delicious amount of crunch on the outside. The staff were very professional and welcoming. Wine was fantastic, great range. Will be coming back often!

Thank itsallg125
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65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This location used to be Albert Street Food & Wine - a fine dining restaurant amongst the top in Melbourne. It has changed its name, decor and chef, and become a bar. Unfortunately the food is bad even for pub food, although the prices are still high. My partner's 'spatchcocked chicken' appeared to be one drumstick with a few dried... More 

Thank BazzaAdelaide
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been transformed into a really cool bar (with an amazing range of wines, cocktails and spirits) and light meals that you can share with friends or just pick at while you have a drink. They have a regular DJ who was playing really funky beats the night I went. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgable. It... More 

Thank Michelle A
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I've been to Albert St food and wine several times and it is always amazing! great quality food and reasonably priced. The deserts are always worth getting too :)

Thank Laura C
Canberra, Australia
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477 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food.... although next time would share a slow cooked Saturday main dish as there was just too much meat all at once for me (even though the brisket was beautifully cooked). The side vegetable dishes were delicious - particularly the broccoli and pumpkin. The wine list was quite good. We had a large group for a family... More 

Thank linbinpin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We came for our anniversary dinner. Jason made us welcome from the start, we were seated promptly, given enough time to debate food and booze orders. We're not usually cocktail drinkers, but Jason let us know that there was a cocktail Jedi behind the bar! We had an excellent Manhattan and espresso martini. The food was beautiful and we retired... More 

Thank Stephanie E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Contemporary, Australian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8354 6600
Welcome to Albert and Sydney, Brunswick's most stylish cocktail and wine bar, located in the heart of Brunswick's Sydney Road and corner of Albert Street. Albert and Sydney is a fully licensed cocktail and wine bar that opens exclusively for functions, special events and is available for venue hire. Once one of Melbourne's first ever banks, Albert and Sydney's stylish interior, with original wooden beams, original bank vault, comfy leather booths and stunning marble bar creates a wow experience every time a customer sets foot in the venue. Our experienced team work through every aspect of your function to create a memorable experience for you and your guests. Our team will customise a package to suit you, from the food menu, beverages, decorations, entertainment, slideshow, whether you would like a personal photographer, cocktails on arrival, our team will have it all organised to create a seamless event for you. We cater for weddings, engagement parties, bridal showers, milestone celebrations, hens and bucks parties, christenings, corporate lunches and product launches. There isn't an event we can't do! Our capacity is 140 guests cocktail style or 80 seated. And if you're just looking for that perfect space to host your event and would like to do it yourself then we also offer exclusive venue hire.

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