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Diethnes Greek Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

#100 of 4,567 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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336 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 8956
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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177 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a delicious meal here, my tour manager recommended it. The food was delicious, using fresh and tasty ingredients. I tried a Diethnes Special, a plateful of glorious Greek food, both satisfying and authentic. Service was fast, friendly. Loved it.

Thank Goldeneye64
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for an anniversary dinner and was not at all disappointed. The atmosphere is amazing. So warm and friendly. The server we had was so nice and personable. We ate so much but did not regret our choices at all.

Thank Jordan B
Wollongong, Australia
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149 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a salute to the traditional Greek dishes that have been popular through generations of Australians. The food is very good and very Greek. Service is excellent. A homely feeling to dining which I enjoyed do much.

Thank Emjmeakin
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...and that's the quality of the hand drier in the men's bathroom. Otherwise, outstanding. Got the full mezze, highly recommended. Wasn't just the food quality that was great, but the service too. Authentic Greek from A to B.

Thank baker_tony
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a brilliant night. The food, the service and the drinks were fantastic. One of our very favourite restaurants.

Thank W4800DJphils
Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Why have we waited so long to try this great place? It is Sydney's longest running restaurant. Started in 1952, that's 64 years young! Passed down through the family.Came across it by chance when booking a friends catch up lunch. We loved the food, the wine, the ambience and the fantastic service from our waiter. John I think. Everyone agreed.... More 

Thank Beechy1958
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been to this restaurant for about 25 years. It was exactly the same, walking down the stairs bought so many memories. We used to eat here in out twenties. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Our food was delicious. The waiter helped us decide as it all looked so good we couldn't decide. The waiter recommended the mixed... More 

Thank Wlisaann
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming to this restaurant for close to 20 years, and I can't remember ever being disappointed. From business lunches, to casual gathering to dinner with my partner the place accommodates whatever you're looking for. Staff are always friendly and attentive and the food... well it's just to die for! I struggle to go past the lamb (cause it's... More 

Thank tracy s
Sydney, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been visiting Diethnes since the late 1980s on and off and have always been able to rely on it for solid and reliable Greek comfort food. Last week I had the opportunity to take a friend who had never had greek before and we feasted on the tzakziki with pita bread, followed by the lamb with potatoes and a... More 

Thank simo_syd
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been providing Sydneysiders with the authentic Greek experience for more years than I care to remember - and its decor, quality and service doesn't seem to have changed. Descending the stairs, one enters an old style atmosphere complete with Grecian columns, exposed timber-like beams and rustic walls. The tablecloths are "easy-wipe" and the printed menus contain all the... More 

Thank Laurie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 8956

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

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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