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24 John St, Lidcombe, Auburn, New South Wales 2141, Australia
+61 2 8745 6100
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“dumplings” (5 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Australian
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24 John St, Lidcombe, Auburn, New South Wales 2141, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently went here while visiting in area. Had dinner at the bistro the first night, food not great. Staff nice and service ok. Lunch the next day at the café, some people ordered pies / sausage rolls, all were not hot or even warm in...More

Thank jcnfgwc
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Tried the lunch special $8 for 5 dumplings which comprised- 2x chicken & seafood 1x beef 1x steamed vegetables Any other request you can expect to pay $12 for 5 dumplings [which is quite exorbitant to say the least]. However, the taste is out of...More

Thank Avidtravel2723
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Dooleys is a good place to go to relax, have a cheap meal and a good time too, depending on your interests. The food is okay, it's filling and satisfying. And you can have a drink or two as well at reasonable prices.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Seems to be a favourite place for people to meet for a meal or entertainment. Met up with old friends for afternoon tea. We enjoyed not only great company but rounds of coffee/capucino/lattes and cakes.

Thank Benny053
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Dumplings of all sorts. Vegetable, prawn, pork, seafood. Regular Chinese meals. Licensed. Attached to Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club.

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

After church we visited Dooleys for breakfast and the service as well as the food was terrific . Friendly and prompt service and great relaxing atmosphere also. Its our third and certainly not our last visit.

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I've been a member of this club for nearly a decade and their menu is always changing. The prices are a expensive if you're not a member but they also have daily specials that are just $11. I love the T-bone steak and the chicken...More

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The Club itself is quite nice. The meals are definitely a bit hit and miss (Do not order the Lamb Slovaki), the Chicken Parma was good. Even if the club is busy service is still good. Please note no ripped jeans at all, they will...More

Thank Yan669902
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The bistro was clean and spacious. We came here on a sunday afternoon and did not have to wait. The fish and chips were cooked perfectly and the price was very affordable. This was my first time here and i will return. I might even...More

Thank MumofDragonsxox
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Good place and plenty of parking its quite cozy and nice. There is supper service where they serve chinese congee which is quite nice

Thank Eric K
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9 November 2015|
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Response from Steven R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. A large multi storey carpark as well as an open parking area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
9:00 AM - 6:00 AM
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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