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Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar

416 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 7699
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
416 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviews (258)
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1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great surprise the food was really good and so interesting what a great chef, all the staff were so helpful it’s a smile, so nice to have great food and service with great attitude, well done keep it up and I will be...More

Thank wowtraveller2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have frequented this restaurant for many years now. It holds a dear space in our heart. In every aspect it delivers oustanding service; the food is authentic, thoughtful and bloody delicious; the drinks menu is considered and varied; the service is...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food if not a little pricey. Service was great though I think the kitchen can struggle keeping up on busy nights. Everything we tried was great and well prepared. Good for a special night out.

Thank smackinlay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally not one to leave a review.. But I have never received such bad service in my life. I turned up with 10 guests for my Birthday last Friday only to be rudely told our table wasn't ready and we had to wait on the...More

2  Thank Laura A
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome small bar and great food. Excellent as it’s table service for drinks. The staff are friendly too

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I am a local that goes here a few times a year, which is not enough given how much I LOVE it! Awesome food and service.

Thank Alex B
Bloodwood, Manager at Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Alex. You should definitely come and see us more often!!!!!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Best service I've had in Sydney to date. The host was so welcoming and was keen to know any dietary requirements and went through the entire menu item by item telling me which was suitable and what wasn't. Then based on our wine tastebuds he...More

Thank gfcrusader
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

That's a great place to eat in Newtown. It's a bit expensive but the food is great. It is Spanish style with tapas to share.

Thank Emylie817
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I couldn't fault the food. The menu was creative and provided excellent choices. This isn't a hippie vegan type diner that one would come to expect from King st. The food is exceptionally good. I found the prices reasonable given the quality. The chefs must...More

Thank Paul B
Bloodwood, Manager at Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Paul, Thank you for writing your review, we very pleased that you have enjoyed your experience with us! We look forward to having you dine with us again the next time your in Sydney. Kind regards, Bloodwood management

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Recommended by my friend Chino Banzon, Bloodwood was definitely the most interesting place I’ve tried during my trip to Sydney. Its limited seating capacity guarantees a 45 minute wait; which fortunately was worth it. Its dimly lit interiors, minimalist menu and extensive drinks list reminded...More

Thank milcah889
Bloodwood, Manager at Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Milcah, Thank you for the review that you have written and thank you for waiting. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to having you dine with us again. Kind regards, Daniel De Gabrielle

A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Louise P
3 November 2017|
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Response from Eva K | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can book. And I think it would be open on a Tuesday
Ruth M
28 May 2017|
Response from ZiggySawdust | Reviewed this property |
Dear Ruth, I'm just a Bloodwood customer, I'm not from the restaurant, but I think I can confidently tell you that you'll find heaps of vegan options on their menu. This is certainly suggested by my experiences there, and by... More
Christy H
22 January 2015|
Response from Bloodwood |
Christy, the majority of our menu is gluten free. There are currently only two dishes which can not be altered to be gluten friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9557 7699
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