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“Highly recommend it!”
Review of est.

est.
Ranked #17 of 6,739 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Set within a beautiful heritage dining room with soaring white columns and luxurious accoutrements, est. delivers dining on a grand scale. Executive head chef Peter Doyle is renowned for his trademark contemporary Australian food, which is uncluttered, seasonally driven and executed with French-influenced precision. Supporting Peter is Jacob Davey, whom was hand picked for the distinguished est. team after winning the Young Australian Chef of the Year at the Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Award in 2013. Add award winning service and an acclaimed wine list personally selected by Franck Moreau MS, and you just know est. is going to be a dining experience not to be missed and long remembered.
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

What a great experience. There are different menus to select from. The food is absolutely amazing and the service top notch. On the fancy side so dress up a little and be ready to spend some money. Deserves all the awards it’s received.

Thank Lina333
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We ate at est two nights ago and still are overwhelmed by the experience. On entering the restaurant one has the feeling of old world pretentiousness but that’s where it ends. Yes it’s up there price wise but the experience was worth very penny. We had the degustation menu (7 courses) with the premium matched wines. Every dish was beautiful, in presentation, seasoning and textural combinations. The duck course was out of this world. So often matched with citrus or red berries, the sweetness of beetroot was fantastic. The staff - every one of them were attentive and by the end of the evening we felt that they were friends! We will be back!

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had the misfortune to go to Quay a couple of weeks ago, which (to be fair) used to be one of the stars of the Sydney dining scene. See my seperate review, it is no longer part of the fine dining scene of Sydney.

Enter Est. Established some time ago (like Quay) but from our dinner last night, these people still deeply care about what they provide to their guests.

The food was superb. Amazing produce and perfectly prepared. (No annoying under cooked seafood "that's how the chef wants to serve it"). Hard to fault anything we had to eat.

The wine list is very solid, and (of course, these days) very expensive for the good stuff.

We had some amazing wine, including a Chassagne Montrachet from Ben Leroux (yum) and then an incredible Ice Wine (from Canada) - just an amazing wine.

Lovely space, very friendly staff and amazing food and wine.

This place is STILL an absolute winner, as the ratings show. (Unlike Quay...which the ratings also show).

Well done to the team.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We had the tasting menu with matching wines. Amazing dishes - fantastic wines - friendly, professional staff. Highly recommended!

Thank JohnW1410
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Up-market but not stuffy. The staff were knowledgeable, helpful and fun. We had a few laughs with them.
Food was excellent, and my husband really enjoyed the wine pairing. We had a wonderful evening!
It's pricey, so probably best for a special occasion.

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1  Thank Anne S
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