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Oscillate Wildly

275 Australia St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9517 4700
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
275 Australia St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An incredible evening spent tasting some of Sydney's finest dishes. Felt extremely lucky to sneak a table reservation in last minute, but definitely worth a shot if you're looking for an intimate evening of sensory overload. The menu was superbly balanced and we enjoyed every...More

Thank Anil T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Return visit for my husband and I, as he has deemed it one of our favorites. Quaint little restaurant in old Victorian terrace building, very simple decor and only seats 35. We were seated upstairs and promptly offered sparkling, set menu - 9 course degustation...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nearly excellent, one dish not to my palate, dish done well, but too tart for the wine I was drinking and other dishes. An excellent choice for that special occasion, not cheap but certainly not expensive for the quality. Some of the dishes amongst the...More

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been wanting to go here for years and finally went for dinner on a Saturday evening. Had the 8 course degustation and wine pairing. The wines and the sommelier's service and knowledge were the highlight. Service and staff all round were excellent! The food...More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Maybe my expectations were too high as I’d read the reviews and a friend had said this was one of their favorite restaurants. We eat out a lot and have done many degustation menus. None of the courses stood out for me or the friends...More

2  Thank soontobenomad
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This small restaurant has a great reputation amongst foodies, but when I tried to book a table on the phone, I got such a rude reception that I promised myself never to go there

2  Thank martyn626
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Went here recently after a 12 month absence. The food was still fabulous and we had the matching wine which we also enjoyed. Service was warm and knowledgeable with a special mention to the sommelier. Only thing they might be able to look at would...More

1  Thank Julie1958594
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We eat out a lot and I have not reviewed in a long time but this meal brought me out of hibernation we had the 8 course with matched wines (4) each course was outstanding a great meal and at a reasonable price for the...More

1  Thank Dgam007
Reviewed 28 May 2018

There are a few places in Sydney that offer world-class degustation menus. Sixpenny is one of them. Est is another one. Well, this week Maria and I have added a third one to our list: Oscillate Wildly. A very short walk from the train stattion,...More

Thank crazyColombian
Reviewed 16 April 2018

It had been a few years since our last visit and once again we were not disappointed. Service was exceptional, food was exquisite. Presentation superb and menu inventive using herbs from garden which adds to the creative sensations.

Thank Miriam L
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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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 89
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Australia 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 4700
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