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The Pavilion

) #984 of 4,779 Restaurants in Sydney ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Art Gallery Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9232 1322
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1 Art Gallery Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service was terrible. Waited over an hour for our food with the children waiting also only to be told they were busy. The waiter was short and snappy when asked to follow up the kids meals. Will not be back.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to the Archibald exhibition lunch here seemed attractive as the eateries at the gallery very very busy. A lovely day to eat outside and listen to the abundant bird life. We shared 3 entrees and all were well presented and executed. The pistachio...More

Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Guys, you are dangerously understaffed for a Sunday. Waiting 20 minutes just to put in an order is a tad ridiculous and then about 50 minutes for food from the time we sat down for food to come out. Given that it is 7 bucks...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Had lunch here on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Not very busy while we were there. Waitress poured table water, we were discussing which drink we would order and the waitress just walked off! She returned about 10 mins later to take our food order. Food...More

Thank Caryl P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had an absolutely three course meal over a bottle go Sav. Blanc. The meals were not only top quality, buttery generous helpings. At just 100 metres from the Art Gallery, set in park lands the ambience leaves nothing to be desired.

Thank rustybubblesrus
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had breakfast at this restaurant on a beautiful day. Sitting outside in the sun was most enjoyable. The location is special being opposite the NSW Art Gallery, inside the Domain/Botanical Gardens and a short walk to view the impressive Naval Dock Yards. The staff...More

Thank TOD00
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Good place for a sandwich or wrap (these can be toasted) or cake with coffee or tea, or have a cool drink and snack. Limited tables in an outdoor area and usually can also use nearby restaurant balcony. Look out towards the Domain. Hot meals...More

Thank Wingecarribee
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were heading to the Art Gallery of NSW for an exhibition and decided to have lunch prior. We chose The Pavilion over eating at the Gallery. It was a blisteringly hot day so, although our preference would have been to sit outside, we chose...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Caught the train up from Wollongong for lunch with mate went like clockwork train on time Three course meal with a red could not say enough about meal fantastic

Thank Ken O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent breakfast in a peaceful and green environment. Great service and good food to start the day!

Thank rosa438
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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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 24
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Art Gallery Rd, 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 9232 1322
Situated in the Domain on the edge of Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, The Pavilion is an inviting venue boasting a leafy outlook, flexible outdoor terrace and deck areas, and views of the city skyline. One of Sydney's landmark destinations, The Pavilion is a 5 minute walk from the CBD making it an ideal location for business functions, corporate lunches, private events and weddings. The Pavilion restaurant serves excellent modern Australian food utilising the best in fresh seasonal produce.
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