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Macleay Street Bistro

73A Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9358 4891
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak tartare” (12 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
73A Macleay St | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have very fond memories of my parents taking me to the Macleay Street Bistro many years ago. So I had very high expectations when I returned recently with a group of friends. They were exceeded. The food was absolutely delicious, the wine list offered...More

Thank Annabel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I met some friends at Macleay Street Bistro. My friends brought the wine, so we just had to focus on the food. We all chose the smoked salmon tartare as an entree, which looked lovely when it was served. When the smoky taste calmed down...More

Thank AJMglobaltraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner last night at this lovely restaurant was divine. Wonderful martini to start, deliciously light pate followed by the best (and biggest!) rib eye steak - tender, perfectly cooked and seasoned with generous frites and a fresh rocket and pear salad. No room for dessert...More

Thank SKD456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Known for its French cuisine this bistro is just as good as ever. The carefully selected and not expansive menu helps. What they do they do well. The waiters are superb. No arrogance maybe because they are not French. Stefan is Italian. Pawdo Irish. This...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to have a night out with a special friend that made us feel grown up! A tiny space that offers up dishes with BIG flavour, in an intimate dining experience. We both opted for a seafood starter, both were delicate and nuanced. Mains had...More

Thank kirchberger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to be invited to a private function at MSB last Saturday for lunch and it was as superb as ever! The food, service, wine and atmosphere was like a normal sitting but with a lot more people I know! :) If...More

Thank zarmintek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have not written a review before but have been coming here for many years since Carol was the owner and even before that. We would like to whole heartedly agree with all the other reviewers on how wonderful the Maitre d', Stefano is. Regardless...More

Thank kaminsyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to eat up market French food and feel like you are in rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, then you must go to Bistro Rex up the road. Eating at MSB is taking you to Versailles! All thanks to the one and only Stefano,...More

Thank Woollahrasydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely good service ....Exceptional back-to-the-70's French menu, albeit only for a short time, that shouldn't be missed. Many thanks to Paudi his service and 70s disco sound track made the day. Many thanks to Stefano for the Cocktails... warmth and genuine manner.

Thank JDD1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were five people with a large amount French wines for this dinner it was our friend birthday and a leading wine merchant in Australia so the choices were fantastic.I had been at the Bistro since it changed ownership used to be regular when it...More

Thank Citizengastronaut
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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