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Grandfather's Moustache

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670 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
+61 2 9371 4023
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238 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here more than forty years. It's always great. Now I bring my family. Yummy lasagna and pizza. Good salad. Never change you've given me so many memories.

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Thank Deborah D
Adelaide, Australia
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no shortage of places like this in Rose Bay, and I was pleased to be introduced to this one by my great aunt recently. The Pizza was nice, the service was prompt, and the atmosphere was quite cosy too. Nice job! :-)

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Thank Eamon W
Rose Bay, Australia
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Same owner since the 60's. The menu has not changed since I first eat there in 1990. Great value Italian , pizza and the best value Hamburger and Steak Sandwich east of King Cross.

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Thank Seeujim
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My wife told me that the food was terrible and sadly I found out myself when we visited with relatives. 8 different orders, two were wrong and one was forgotten and the food was so bad it was on the verge of not edible. I didn't know it was actually possible to make a bad pizza but they did it.... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Yesterday evening when we entered the restaurant water was dripping heavily from the roof in varoius areas. Staff acted as if nothing was happening. It should have been closed to the public for health and safety reasons.

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Thank eduardo o
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

While it's a little expensive and only accepts cash I cannot fault Grandfathers. I have been coming here for close to 25 years and it's always good with the freshest ingredients. Pasta is good - especially those with a tomato cream sauce as is the pizza. Marinara pasta and pizza are probably the best although the burgers are pretty good.... More 

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Thank stressedfromdownunder
Sydney, Australia
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hubby tells me we are going to a little cafe he has frequented over the years in rose bay. This little restaurant is such a surprise. It's not what I would call a cafe. Is an Italian pizza and pasta joint. It did have nice desserts in the fridge too. It's been around for 57yrs. Original owner. If that was... More 

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Thank Teamvorn
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I live on the Northern Beaches of Sydney but choose to drive all the way to Rose Bay for pizza! My wife first went there in the early 70s! While the restaurant is very plain and definitely no frills, the pizzas are special. Definitely our favourite pizza place. They serve other dishes too but not why we... More 

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Thank ThommoandChez
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this cafe for 40 years. It hasn't changed, which is wonderful. It is cozy and traditional - lots of polished wood, warm lighting, about 12 tables - two can seat 8 people. The owner is nearly always there. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is yummy and of the home-cooked style. They serve... More 

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Thank Debbie S
Sydney
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

One of Sydney's hidden gems. Fresh & flavorsome pizza & pasta with a warm feeling throughout. Do note that they only take cash, no need to worry if you forget with many banks atms within a 2 minute stroll from the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Waverley  >  Rose Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9371 4023

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