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QVB level 1, Shop 44/46 | 455 George street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
9267 9959
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Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat - Mon 08:00 - 18:00
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Melbourne
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just had a quick lunch here, food was great but while I was looking at menu waiter poured glass of water. Turned out it was sparkling water and I was charged $6 for the privilege of a drink I didnt order. Was never asked if I wanted a drink and sparkling water is never my choice. Was not in the... More 

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Thank Karend54
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this small pizzeria on the upper level of the beautiful Quuen Victoria Building for a light lunch. Our Regina pizzas were very tasty with generous toppings and the service was friendly and efficient. A touch of Italy in the middle of Sydney!

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Thank MEM-Cambs
Beijing, China
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not prepared for lunch but thought to have some fresh juice and coffee. Discovered that they offered pizza in today's special menu. Surprisingly good. All waiters and waitresses are with italian accents that I believe the chef would be from italy too. Food is of authentic Italian without doubt. A good place to enjoy dessert too after tiring shopping.

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Thank SouthSea1991
Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Affordable prices and reasonable quality for a wide range of real Italian dishes. Not excellent service as fine dining but casual lunch for a touch of Italy in middle of Australia. If you are really looking for high level of Italian cooking, choose other restaurants. But this one is perfect for informal brunch or an afternoon snack!

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Thank CoffeeAndIceCream
Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Ate there one dinner and three lunches whilst doing a seminar at the Hilton My wife arranged preorders for lunch and as the title says their Detox salad is brilliant!

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Thank Andrew D
Gold coast
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here, we both had pizza. Pizzas were excellent, about as close to real Italian pizza as I've tasted in Australia. If this place was local I'd definitely visit again and again. The only downside is it's located inside a shopping mall so the atmosphere suffers greatly.

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Thank Lukeandmelyssa
Sydney, Australia
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a busy cafe that is on the upper level of the QVB building. There are some table inside and others along the balcony beside the shops. Ours was located near the public loos so there isa constant flow of people passing by - Warning!!! Watch your handbag! The waiter took our order and when the food arrived my... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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292 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stopped for a smallish dinner - we shared a pancetta white pizza and kingfish carpaccio. Both were really delicious. Pair with a nice Italian white and it's a great meal! Staff was super friendly!

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1 Thank Tami W
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We went here for dinner last Thursday not sure what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. Great food, authentic Italian. Caters for all ages. Meals were huge. Wait staff were incredible, especially when we had to leave mid meal with a sick child. They just promptly put all the food into ' doggy' bags, got the bill quickly and set... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I usually have my business lunch meeting at Vanto. It started when my partner took me there and now it is my place of choice. Food is great! Staff are friendly! Fantastic atmosphere in this iconic venue (QVB) Love your work Vanto! Alessandra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: QVB level 1, Shop 44/46 | 455 George street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9267 9959

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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