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Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mediterranean, Greek,
Retail 2/324a King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9517 2403
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“souvlaki” (5 reviews)
“mezze plate” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Healthy, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Retail 2/324a King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in after the Dendy and was pleasantly surprised by the cosy atmosphere, all the “Greek” staples done very well plus some great Cyprian specialities. The snapper with with black ink “porridge” (barley?) was just outstanding. The cheesecake with Ouzo and Greek coffee topped things...More

Thank Sunshine594517
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This little place has superb Greek Cypriot food and wine. The owner is very friendly and welcoming. The dishes were cooked to perfection, especially the lamb shoulder. A great place to experience a very tasty meal and a lovely evening.

Thank Anton J
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Took my partner here last week for dinner. We shared the mezze plate for two and it was pretty good. Started with flat breads and dips, salads, then marinaded mushrooms, haloumi and meatballs, crispy calamari and then the souvlaki's - chicken, pork and lamb. Very...More

Thank noelc719
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A quaint space with great food. We had the mezze plate for 2 and it didn’t disappoint. Dips were delicious and the calamari outstanding. Could have eaten a huge plate of this on its own. Chicken, pork and lamb souvlaki was really tasty. Service was...More

Thank denycee64
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve passed this restaurant almost daily for the last few years but tonight my friends decided to try it. What a pleasant surprise! We decided to go for the set menu and the food was excellent. The charcoal chicken, lamb , salads, dips, everything was...More

Thank Fahmi T
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Kerasma on our wedding anniversary dinner visiting from Melbourne. We are very familiar with Cypriot cuisine having been married there and visiting numerous times. Kerasma was the highlight of our trip to Sydney, the feta, peppers and chilli dip and baked halloumi for...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you are after traditional greek food (well cypriot greek food) this is the place to go. Located on the bustling King Street, the restaurant has a great vibe, with traditional greek music playing softly in the background and the charcoal grill cooking away. The...More

Thank cctravels8
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Their owner Peter Michael is of Cypriot descent and proudly has an authentic menu. He describes Cypriot food as a melting pot of Greek, African, Asian, Middle Eastern, European mixtures full of combined flavours. The house made haloumi ($12.50) is a must order. The salty...More

Thank Weekendfoodesca... B
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Every now and then I get a craving for the moreish pita with lamb, Cypriot sausage (sheftalia) Greek salad and tzatziki. Can't be beat. I've tried all of the Newtown / Enmore Greek places but this is the tastiest by far. They cook the meat...More

2  Thank Paradise363614
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Poor ventilation on a summer's Sydney day in a BBQ restaurant was the start of a poor dining experience. Then came the menu. Remember this is a BBQ restaurant. No table cloths. Only paper napkins. And small tables in a cramped room. And be prepared...More

Thank Luigi P
Peter M, Owner at Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

In all restaurants overheads and all operating costs including those paper napkins affect the price of food on a menu, that's how menus are priced. Small businesses like ours work many hours many of which are unpaid and try extremely hard to offer the best...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Retail 2/324a 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 9517 2403
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Description
At Kerasma we pride ourselves on our artisan approach to food, seasonally sourcing sustainable commodities to respect the land and sea. We strive to follow traditional recipes, cooking techniques & customs to honour our Cypriot heritage. Kerasma only uses the highest quality Australian produce and prepares everything on the premises daily including our bread, potato chips, small goods, marinades and sauces just like it should be. We cater for every occasion. A great place to catch up with friends after work, or before heading out. We can accommodate groups of all sizes for delicious, traditional Cypriot meals located in Newtown, Sydney’s inner west.
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