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Dooleys

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24 John St, Lidcombe, Auburn, New South Wales 2141, Australia
+61 2 8745 6100
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10:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 04:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 04:00
Fri 10:00 - 06:00
Sat 09:00 - 06:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The refurbishment of Dooleys is lovely , the food quality in the Bistro though has been going down hill. We frequent Dooleys for a family dinner and have noticed a significant change in the food. We have had food not turn up , kids meals that were still cold in the middle (mac and cheese) long waits and the pricing... More 

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Thank Jo D
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This bistro continues to please. Pricing is excellent. They have a daily members special, $13 -although this should rotate more frequently than it does. The Chicken Parmy had been the Monday Special for several years, changed to Pizza a few months ago. If you visit this venue on the same of the week, every week, as I do, the Daily... More 

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Thank O3694EXrita
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was terrible! We waited for an hour for food to arrive despite us asking when the food will arrive. We had two kids screaming from hunger, my sister who is a diabetic need to take her tablet but with food. When the food finally arrived it was very ordinary. One order was a bucket of fresh prawns and we... More 

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Thank Encarnita P
New South Wales, Australia
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, service was outstanding. The meals were the best I have had in a very long time. Dumplings were so fresh, fish and crab ready to eat.

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Thank Amanda L
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

An oasis in the west when seeking a meeting venue that is clean efficient and respectable food and service

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Thank Ateale
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A group of eight decided to meet up for lunch.....grilled atlantic salmon enjoyable, lamb shanks dry, flavourless, roast of the day (beef) dry, overcooked and tastless, seafood hot pot @ $30.00, disgusting..consisted of onehandlful of seafood marina (probably from a packet), boiled in a cheap bottle of tomato passata...no flavour other than a couple of chillies floating in the slop.... More 

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Thank Katrina M
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, good ambience, good wine, ample parking and friendly staff. Overall a nice suburban place for an evening meal.

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1 Thank Madhu-Kumar-01
Lawson, Australia
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579 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful luxurious club with friendly staff and a great atmosphere. However the food is fairly expensive and really only average. Must admit there was plenty of it but it took quite a while to arrive. Maybe they were just very busy today?

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1 Thank Michael N
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food that is cooked via the tandoori oven and pizza oven is quite tasty. Would recommend you order meals that are cooked in the ovens from the bistro.

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Thank Lisa W
Sydney, NSW
1 review
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Took the husband back to Dooleys Catholic Club at Lidcombe to use his birthday points (we are members) at Lloyds Bistro. As we had not been for a while, we were pleasantly surprised at the spacious and elegant upgrade to the seating area and were wowed by the increase in menu items but were ultimately very disappointed in the meals... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 04:00
Monday
10:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 04:00
Thursday
10:00 - 04:00
Friday
10:00 - 06:00
Saturday
09:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 John St, Lidcombe, Auburn, New South Wales 2141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Auburn  >  Lidcombe
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8745 6100

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