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Raquel's - CLOSED

98 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
3 Jan 2014
“Shut down”
7 Sep 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
98 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

PLEASE BE AWARE THIS RESTAURANT HAS CLOSED DOWN! We made reservations months ago for a table. A couple of days prior to the date, we tried to call the restaurant but only got a message to say the line had been disconnected. Thought this was...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This is not fine dining! Gracias a Dios! No, its much better than that: its robust, rustic, and real .... a treat for the tastebuds! Raquel's doesn't do pretension, which makes a refreshing change in a city where restaurants are trying to one-up each other...More

Thank Bernard S
Reviewed 20 June 2013

We live and regularly eat out in the Surry Hills and Darlinghurst area and after a few years of eating out 5 days a week in this area, we have a short list of acceptable restaurants which we regularly go to and would highly recommend...More

2  Thank Celeste_x
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We haven't been to Raquel's in a few years, so we were really looking forward to eating there, but tonight we left in a hurry and very disappointed. Firstly, we were seated quickly, got thrown some menus and left to sit there for about 15mins...More

Thank Julia_Sarin
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Tonight the place seemed very disorganised. We had booked a table for 8 and they seemed surprised when we got there. We ended up being a group of 10 and stated we had 2 extras. we chose the banquet menu and found it odd that...More

Thank Paul_Anthony_Ct
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Best tapas I ever had - you need to wait a bit before it's served, but it's well worth it! perfectly seasoned, meat cooked so it's soft and juicy, deep fried spinach and ricotta balls not swimming in fat. One of the few places where...More

Thank Olga_Le
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Was looking for something different in Sydney and came upon Raquels. A great host greeted us and lead us to a window table. Tapas were only $8 each and each one was to die for! Excellent presentation and fabulous taste. Food was hot in temperature...More

Thank sunshine08022002
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We have been to Raquels on a number of occasions and have taken different groups of friends there to try the awesome food. To know what to order is so hard, there are many favourites, we do prefer to leave it in the capable hands...More

Thank Tania P
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Can't find a fault! We were greeted by a lovely chap and treated to a glorious Tapas for Two (only $48) which began, among other fab food, light as air aubergine and fresh green beans and just, well, gorgeous things. Music was great - low...More

Thank Sheilat85110
Reviewed 29 December 2012

We stumbled upon this place late on Saturday night, tired and hungry after driving from Canberra. The welcome was lovely and the food was excellent. Reasonably priced. Definitively would recommend it!

Thank Iain L
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small
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Restaurant Details

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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: 9331-6806
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