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Grungy and cool

Came for a couple beers one afternoon. Cool little nook of a spot. It was not busy at the time so... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Get the cheese plate

This is legitimately the best $20 cheese plate I have ever had. Three beautiful sorts of cheese... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Average17%
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  • Terrible6%
8 Dec 2017
“Hot dog”
3 Nov 2017
“Grungy and cool”
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Levels&2, 1 239 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 3750
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Hotdog was nothing more than a skinned frank from coles or Woolworths, disgusting complex, dirty floors, dirty chairs, grungy but filthy at the same time, service .....couldn’t really care at all what we ordered no suggestions, wouldn’t look us in the eyes....almost like a scene...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Came for a couple beers one afternoon. Cool little nook of a spot. It was not busy at the time so it was nice to just sit back with a drink. Didn't get to try and of the food but great spot to just chat...More

Thank Meeeez
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is legitimately the best $20 cheese plate I have ever had. Three beautiful sorts of cheese, piled with prosciutto and salami and pickles. Beers are a bit over priced at $13 a pint, but it's a lovely bar.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A group of us lunched at Ferdydurke. We walked up the 2 flights of rickety stairs with high expectations. It was very 'hip' in a grungy sort of a way. I presume that they don't really deal with larger groups. The staff were laid back...More

Thank travelbug666666
Reviewed 22 April 2017

had a chat with the bartender and the chef, very nice people, they told me about the name of the place and the origin. i am a bartender for some time now, and sorry to say but I havn't liked the menu but good choice...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

A colleague sent an email requesting to book a table for 15 bloggers (travel bloggers) - not expecting or enquiring about anything free - just a table... here's the reply she got: "Haha....Coffee blogger....what a joke. Go find another venue to blog about... Pathetic." Im...More

Thank Bjmc28
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

decided to check this place out as section 8 was filled with weed smoking hippies. music was funky and cool, good mixes from the djs. Staff were friendly but service was very slow. The place isn't very big, hardly any seats or place to stand,...More

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Have visited this place on Sunday afternoon. Very rustic and slightly squashy bar located in the side street. Service very slow and drinks quite pricey but friendly staff.

Thank Kas P
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden away in a side alley, Ferdedurke is a funky little spot with good music and a great lively atmosphere. It's a cosy spot, been busy every time I have visited. It serves mulled wine too - yum! Cool little chairs, and good food. A...More

Thank babyggg
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The perfect place for a few drinks with friends, Ferdydurke is much more than a funny name! A great drinks list, with something for everyone and a lot of variety is always a plus! The night we visited be music was good, the beers was...More

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Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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