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The Animal

#2,698 of 4,930 Restaurants in Sydney
££ - £££Greek
174 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 6399
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
31 May 2017
“Pure quality”
16 Apr 2016
“The banquet ”
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££ - £££
174 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great location, wonderful decor, very varied menu. Efficient and friendly/helpful staff. Food quality and presentation was first class . Good value for money too.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I've been here before but this time we decided to try out the banquet. the entreè was lil soft, warm pita bread with hummus, olives and grilled haloumi. The main included the chicken and lamb. The suckling lamb and chicken were spiced so well. The...More

Thank Michelle268
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and in large portions. The price is on the costly side but i enjoyed the meal. The atmosphere definitely feels like you're still in the bar.

Thank SydneyHof
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We've eaten at The Animal quite a few times both with friends and with a large group. The localation is great and the atmosphere of the Newtown Hotel downstairs is always buzzing. The service is always friendly but the food is hit or miss. We're...More

Thank VAW16
Reviewed 12 February 2016

As we are from interstate, our friends chose this place to get together for dinner. We were two couples and two teenagers. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the staff were friendly and helpful with choosing our drinks and food. I had the suckling lamb, as...More

Thank WeLoveFood_13
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We are locals in Newtown and usually frequent either "The Coopers Hotel" or "The Bank Hotel" so went to the Newtown Hotel ("The Animal" restaurant upstairs) for a change. We were there for Saturday lunch (4 people) & were keen to sit on the amazing...More

1  Thank PTNK2014
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I recently booked a table at The Animal for my birthday dinner and was very impressed with the experience. I initially booked a table for 10, which then jumped to 18 people and then 23 showed up for dinner. The staff couldn't be more accommodating....More

Thank Val210
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I've never liked the place but decided to give it another try as a friend had never been. Apart from two couples already seated and sortd, we were the only ones there - yet we still had to wait until they decided we were ready...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We headed to the Newtown Hotel for a midweek boys lunch. They have a steak special which is $12.00 which is served with chips, salad and your choice of sauce. For such a bargain price I didn't have high expectations but it was cooked to...More

Thank mrandmrsbeas
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This place has a really cool venue and an awesome balcony, and nice staff... however I'm not sure anyone can justify paying $14 for a Beetroot salad that literally only contains BEETROOT!!! NOBODY wants ONLY beetroot, and if they do, I can recommend a couple...More

Thank Lucy R
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9557 6399
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