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La Botte da Ercole

608 Willoughby Rd, Willoughby, New South Wales 2068, Australia
+61 2 9958 6785
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“tortellini” (3 reviews)
“salsiccia” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
££ - £££
608 Willoughby Rd, Willoughby, New South Wales 2068, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been here for many years. Classic Italian food. Good old fashion atmosphere. Great pizzas. Delicious entrees and special. Also have special nights for various Italian regions. Family run restaurant.

Thank Graz M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happy atmosphere, charming service, tasty cuisine - like being cast away to a trattoria in a small Italian village. Tried the tastiest cozze (mussels) from the blackboard specials ($19.50) in traditional chilli, garlic, tomato sauce. It is the best! The garlic bread is at its...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Visited La Botte once before in winter (July) & it was lovely. Decided to pay another visit for a birthday, this time in summer, January. Food was quite good but the air in the restaurant was stifling. There was an air conditioner but it wasn’t...More

Thank Reji77
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Today is New Year Eve. We are so lucky to find a parking space and be able to get a table at La Botte at 5:30pm. The people there are friendly and helpful. The service is excellent. The food we ordered is delicious. I love...More

Thank moomo111
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Small cosy restaurant offering genuine home style Italian cuisine. Friendly & efficient staff and excellent service. Good menu, including pasta & pizza, plus good selection of daily specials and vegetarian dishes.

Thank Fraser G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Local Italian serving true specialties in willoughby. We have often walked past, and wondered how a local serving pizzas has transformed into a busy restaurant. Now I know, it's because if you want quality but not fancy Italian food, they have it here.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Some nice dishes available but now getting more expensive. Service is okay and without too many other choices for Italian it might be your only choice.

Thank Cybergenic
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Having eaten at this restaurant a few times in the past and enjoyed the meal Friday nights experience was very disappointing. Whilst this restaurant has never been "a cheap eat" the prices have become ridiculous. We should have realized that things have changed when we...More

1  Thank georgie l
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My friends to me to this wonderful little piece of Italy as a thank you. Ercole was there and was his usual charming self. The food was wonderful and I have never had a bad meal there. The whitebait entrée was superb as was the...More

Thank jillp1951
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wow, its been years since I last visited this restaurant, and sadly I'll never go back. The food was terrible, the service was poor and the lack of knowledge of Italian food was so very obvious, it tasted like it came from a package from...More

1  Thank Davem152
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Willoughby Rd, Willoughby, New South Wales 2068, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Willoughby
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9958 6785
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