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Li'l Darlin

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Spanish, Wine Bar
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Perouse Road | Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
0280212161
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Service was good with friendly staff. Food was incredible and drinks were good! Happy Hour offer of $10 cocktails on a friday night after 9pm was a real highlight. Will be back soon!

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Thank Elliot H
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We went to Lil Darlin on Saturday night as we live locally, we arrived around 6pm, we received our starters and our wine, whilst eating a couple arrived and asked what our starter was, they then proceeded to order the same thing, they had eaten theirs, and had received their main meal, we were still waiting on our starter plates... More 

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Thank cathmc2016
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We live close to this buzzing little place and thought we would give it a go. We sat outside and tried a couple of tables but all were either on an incline ( so much that glasses were slowly sliding off the table) or wobbly - a pet hate of mine! We sat at the window counter and ordered some... More 

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Thank 17jacquie
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

We went as a family to celebrate my daughter's completion of year 12 as she saw it as "cool and trendy" and was attracted by the cocktail menu. It was packed for a Tuesday night and the restaurant apologised as they said they were down on staff. However having to wait 30 mins between ordering a cocktail and getting it... More 

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Thank Moray V
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

My first time here was on a blind date so it was lucky the venue was nice! The food was ok I had the calamari, risotto balls and a pink fairy floss cocktail (which looked super cool). The only issue with the restaurant is its VERY noisy so it's hard to have a conversation. But there were lots of people... More 

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Thank traveldreamer16
Merimbula, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Normally I'd walk straight past a restaurant when I'd already eaten, but I saw their bar and felt like a nice drop of red. I wasn't disappointed with the setting, the wine, the music or the smiling and welcoming staff. I found a reasonably good Pinot Noir, and surprisingly had three quality Pinots to choose from. Most bars or restaurants... More 

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Thank TerryAustralia2015
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Went here Sunday night for some tea after the beach. Place looks beautiful from outside. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly staff. Didn't have a cocktail but they looked and smelt delicious. There were only 2 issues, the weird toilet set up where you have to go outside down a back alley and the food. Unfortunately the food was what we were after.... More 

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Thank -Miss-Williams-123
Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

Go here ! I went on a Saturday which is happy hour all night and the cocktails are lovely ! I'm definitely going back here soon

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Thank Mccanna2011
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

The tapas style menu is great. The pizzas and chicken wings are sensational. Unfortunately the place is quite small & music loud

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Thank Daisyboss
Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

Really cool restaurant-great food and excellent staff! The calamari is particularly nice. Will definitley go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perouse Road | Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 0280212161

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