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Emmilou - CLOSED

413 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9360 6991
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible33%
18 Jan 2015
16 Jan 2015
“Most disgusting service we have ever experienced.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary, Australian
413 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Cocktails and service were nice, but the dishes we had were mediocre to terrible. Zucchini flowers were okay, but heavy and greasy. Scallops were tiny and flavorless, not worth the high price tag. Barramundi with chickpeas tasted super fishy, and the calamari was extremely overcooked...More

Thank nobo
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

Upon turning up to the restaurant at the booking time of 7:30 PM we were seated at a table. Shortly after the manager came over and told us that we would have to vacate the table as they had reallocated this table to some other...More

Thank IoannisJP
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Coolest little place. Good quality food .....but overpriced for the size of what you get. It's more cafe than fine dining. Pork belly was an exception. The best value is at the expensive end of the menu. Unisex bathroom. Customer service was outstanding and servers...More

Thank AeroDDD
Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

This place looks very attractive from outside. We were there early and so the service was good to begin with when it was quiet. The food was ok but overpriced for the quality, especially the paella. $50 for a shared plate with rubbery squid, disintegrated...More

Thank Daphnescooby
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I love this place. The drinks list, the food, the laid back but still nice atmosphere, the friendly staff. Great for small groups of friends or romantic dinners.

Thank Elisse1000
Reviewed 21 April 2013

I have been to Emmilou a couple of times for dinner and cocktail making courses and everytime I have been, the staff have been super friendly and knowledgeable. This time my husband and I booked in for the 5 course tapas taster with matching cocktails....More

Thank Munchiii
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Have dined here a couple of times and it just doesn't hit the mark. Last visit will be my last, it's not cheap and the food it just not great. It also seems to be confused about being a quality food tapas joint or a...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 1 February 2013

A night in Sydney gave us a chance to visit this little gem and I'm so glad we chose them over the many restaurants in the area. We were immediately seen to by a young waiter who was incredibly passionate and really knew his stuff,...More

Thank Dane L
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Astouding cocktails - the barman was great - really knew his stuff. We had dinner elsewhere and went there for late night drinks and had a really fun night and apparently the food is also great so we'll be back!

Thank RION67
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Bought a group buy deal and called to make a reservation with them. Guy on the phone at emmilou asks if I have a voucher, and I say yes. He says, can you get it and read out the instructions on the back for him....More

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Restaurant Details

Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary, Australian
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9360 6991
  • E-mail
Since opening in 2007, Emmilou has earned a reputation for exceptional tapas and cocktails, wonderful music and a distinctly European atmosphere.With a passion forged by five years in some of Spain’s leading kitchens, owner Chris Cranswick-Smith has crafted an authentic menu of modern Spanish tapas that combine international expertise with fresh, local produce.The same assurance is reflected in one of Sydney’s most seductive cocktails lists, where contemporary mixed drinks take their place next to time-honoured classics.
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