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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“polenta chips” (34 reviews)
“trifle” (11 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (10 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
416 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just a quick bite for two of us. Welcomed and seated promptly, quick drink service and menu and concept explained well. Staff very knowledgeable . We sat up stairs on the inside, great decor featuring old doors- looks great. Menu is eclectic

Thank finderdiner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We , 5 of us , thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Bloodwood for lunch today. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable plus the food was innovative , well presented and plentiful. Well worth a visit.

Thank willie173
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with a large table. We had the sharing banquet. Food was pleantyfull. Waiter was very knowledgeable on both the food and picking the accompanying wine. Polenta chips were amazing as was the chicken curry. In fact it was all lovely!

Thank dxbjamn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but unfortunately very very rude and condescending staff (appeared to be the manager). We were told it would be a 40min wait and we waited 1hour 50mins yet the front of house staff rudely insisted we had only been waiting for 40mins. A...More

Thank SophA30
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The food was very flavoursome, tapas style. Service was prompt. We didn’t need as many dishes as they recommended and it’s somewhat expensive. This is compounded by not being able BYO. They also don’t take bookings and you may end up having to wait for...More

Thank fenellak
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We went for Saturday lunch, thankfully not too busy. This is sharing plates restaurant. We had chicken liver parfait with fruit jelly - very good. We then had the Socca pancake with persian fetta, kale and fried cauliflower - it was tasty and interesting with...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Food was either very oily, or very bland. The pancake was over crispy because it was burnt on the bottom. The cuttlefish yellow curry was overpowered by coconut cream. The miso prawns were just wrong. Much of food was left untouched, waiter didn't care. Very...More

Thank Moe E
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I have been many times to Bloodwood and enjoyed very much however this time I was amaze how well they can do a salad...the pear and raddicio salad was so good I had to order a second one. the food overall is fantastic even the...More

Thank Matilde F
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink and a nibble cocktail was good and food excellent good quick service will hope to come back for a proper dinner the menu looks interesting

Thank Dgam007
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Nothing special about this place. The service was ok. The food was ok. We had the potato, chicken, cauliflower and brisket. I went there with family. We all agreed that there’s nothing special about the taste. I know for sure it’s def not worth the...More

Thank Angie A
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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