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Macleay Street Bistro

#151 of 4,626 Restaurants in Sydney
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73A Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9358 4891
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love coming here with our friends and family and it is Stefano's friendliness that makes you come back time after time. He is always so nice to all of us- it's like going to a private dinner each time. He has such a welcoming, colourful personality and is perfectly suited to this great bistro. Food is always spot on... More 

Thank GerogeSyd
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is one of our favourites. We all love Stefano who is like one of the family now. He really looks after us all so well and is a real gem. He is loved by all his customers. Food is great and always consistent. Reminds us of excellent tradiitonal French bistro food in France. New Irish waiter Paidi is... More 

Thank Pottspointsyd
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After visiting the Australian Museum we decided to head east for a family lunch at our favourite bistro. As usual it did not disappoint - from the first sip of cold champagne, to the last crumb of sweet meringue and the duck breast with peaches in between it was all sublime. The service was good as usual, unobtrusive, friendly and... More 

Thank GingerbreadGirl23
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly and longstanding French neighbourhood bistro located in trendy Potts Point and which continues to offer excellent food & reasonable priced wines and very personal service. Tables inside and outside, buzzy atmosphere, we particularly enjoy the plat national français (Steak, Chips & Salad) or the Steak Tartare washed down with a Côte de Nîmes!

Thank Missie1232014
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went last Wednesday the 17th for dinner and had a fantastic evening. The food was awesome and the service was terrific. Stefano looked after us as if we were in his own home. Always feel like a friend there instead of just a customer, we'll be back. Alan

Thank Alan C
North Beach, Australia
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at MSB. It is a great French fine dining restaurant located in Potts Point. The food and wines were excellent. The French onion soup and soufflés are great starters and the steaks beautifully cooked and presented. Service was just brilliant. Stefano is a marvellous wait person - very friendly and helpful and makes the experience... More 

Thank foodfan2020
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I love this place. Consistently great food, superb service (Stefano is a hoot), reasonable prices.

Thank PhilipofOz
Brisbane, Australia
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99 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's been a couple of years since I dined here last, so it was nice to see not much has changed, the staff are still charming and the food is perfect for a mid week dinner - French comfort food prepared with just the right amount of flair. The espresso martinis are fabulous too!

Thank melbtraveller09
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It has been a couple of years between visits, but this local gem is still going great guns! Fantastic food, amazing service (especially from Stefano) and a lovely ambience. Perfect for a romantic evening or dinner with friends. Highly recommend!

Thank Neverhome_3
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a long term resident of Potts point, you forget the gems we have amongst us, and the MACLEAY st bistro is one of them. Great food always, great ambience, and always like returning home. Stefano the Italian waiter, adds a great touch to this small and intimate favourite. His professional knowledge added with his European seduction is contagious, is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73A Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighbourhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9358 4891
This is bistro cuisine at its finest, influenced by France with the best of modern Australia completing the mix. The menu is complemented by our weekly blackboard specials, showcasing the best in market freshness, alongside our benchmark bistro dishes. Local and international diners value the intimate privacy and discretion of the modern dining experience on offer. The Bistro has a great wine list showcasing a range of French and Australian wines. As well you can BYO wine with a corkage charge. The Bistro nestled in the 'Paris end' of Potts Point. Join us, to enjoy quality and consistency in all aspects of modern food and wine service. Macleay Street Bistro is open 7 nights from 5.30-11Pm and all day dining on Saturday and Sunday. We only close on Christmas Day.

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