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252 George St | Level 1, Establishment, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9114 7312
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
252 George St | Level 1, Establishment, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited at the end of a long day, and my wife sadly was not up for the multi course meal I was hoping for. The Moreton Bay Bug, crab appetizer and Lamb Main were excellent and the Murray Cod (main portion) was melt in...More

1  Thank sandbag7
Reviewed 4 days ago

Est is one of our favourites, a place we come back to about once a year. Always classy in every way - ambience, food and service. Tonight we went with the 3 course selection. Seafood entrees, bug tails for me and crab salad for my...More

Thank Warren B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could not find any spot downstairs so headed for a light lunch at .est. The service, meal, ambience and space were exquisite. This is a fine dining experience but we managed to have a light lunch within an hour. Not cheap of course, but...More

Thank belozzie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose est for our Valentine’s celebration. Est offered Valentine’s day menu which consists of 4 courses with matching wines. The atmosphere was really pleasant and tranquil. Staff were very well presented, friendly, vibrant and served with a smile. The food was well presented, and...More

Thank administrative83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely up there in the fine dining stakes. We had the three course menu with a couple of glasses of white and a surprisingly reasonable value Coonawarra Zema Estate Cab Sav. One oddity, although par for the course in Sydney, this was the...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Save your appetite and hard-earned $$$ for a very special meal at est. An institution with a fantastic reputation for a reason. It's not just a meal but an experience - worth every cent for a special occasion. Enjoy!!!

Thank freelove1517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a simply wonderful, delicious and satisfying dinner at .eat in late January 2018. We had three courses plus a great bottle of chardonnay that paired perfectly with each course. Service from all the wait staff (at least six women and...More

2  Thank CoachDave37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time that we have had dinner at EST and it was a much better experience. Last time, the food was incredible but we had a long argument about the bill. This time we had no such problems. Everything was perfect from...More

1  Thank AandRHLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful from beginning to end , great setting, all so easy with first class staff, unobtrusive yet on the ball. We had bug tail to start, then one John Dory,delicious but portion a bit on the small side and lamb perfect size . Soufflé for...More

2  Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had family visiting us from the UK and headed here for a meal as had actually been meaning to go for a while, but not had a chance. It did not disappoint! The service was exceptional, the food was delicious and the atmosphere was wonderfully...More

2  Thank Emma5b
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
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16 August 2017|
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Response from ChuckyC88 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delayed response but the regular reservation is fine. As Michael has said it takes a couple of hours but definitely worth it. Also try the oysters at the beginning with their special vinaigrette. Very delicious.
Ann M
17 February 2017|
Response from Tucsondiego | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $180 Australian Dollars
Mikki L
14 February 2017|
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Response from nikkibee75 | Reviewed this property |
the whole establishment complex (hotel, bar, sushi restaurant, cocktail lounge) is a beautiful venue, and you wouldn't stand out in a suit, dress or decent jeans... i've dressed up to go to the restaurant, and i've also worn... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 George St | Level 1, Establishment, 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 9114 7312
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Set within a beautiful heritage dining room with soaring white columns and luxurious accoutrements, est. delivers dining on a grand scale. Executive head chef Peter Doyle is renowned for his trademark contemporary Australian food, which is uncluttered, seasonally driven and executed with French-influenced precision. Supporting Peter is Jacob Davey, whom was hand picked for the distinguished est. team after winning the Young Australian Chef of the Year at the Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Award in 2013. Add award winning service and an acclaimed wine list personally selected by Franck Moreau MS, and you just know est. is going to be a dining experience not to be missed and long remembered.
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