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Little Darling Diner Balmain - CLOSED

485 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
9810 5255
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
28 Dec 2015
“Disappointing high tea”
30 Jun 2015
“Not keeping up its early promise”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
485 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Desserts lacked flair and were very mainstream. Sandwiches were stale and unspectacular. Coffee was ok. Service was fine. Way overpriced and worth a third of what we paid.

Thank AeroDDD
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Slow service and even slower food to the table made my last visit here unforgettable for the wrong reasons Shame it never lived up to the potential of our first visit there.

Thank Lea32_11
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We had a couple of really good meals here and then made the mistake of taking some friends out for dinner. What a cluster ****. It was most probably one of the most embarrassing nights of my life as every dish came out sub standard.

Thank ParanoidAgent
Reviewed 13 May 2015

My family (5 of us) went in with high expectations of this so-called "French" restaurant because we found it in the Gold section of the Sydney and Sydney North Entertainment Book 2014 - 2015. We entered a quarter-filled restaurant at 7:30pm on a Saturday and...More

5  Thank BudgetTripping
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We went back to Little Darling Diner, to learn that it is under new management/ownership. It has been remodelled inside and changed its name to Darling Diner. Dinner was VERY good though wines a bit expensive per glass. I think the chef is new as...More

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Randomly stopping in for a pre - moving - day chai; we decided the barista did such a great job and went back for seconds! The perfect equation of soy, honey, chai tea and cinnamon had made me want to high five the dude that...More

Thank MondoRock
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I recently enjoyed brunch with friends at this establishment and the service was great and the food terrific - try the Salsa Eggs!

Thank TheScottsSydney
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

I attended a high tea recently and if it wasn't for the company I would've walked out the food was average eg., the sandwiches were dry and tasteless the scones were like rockcakes and a couple of the stuff rude one waitress gave me my...More

1  Thank Dominic A
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

The little darling diner appears welcoming, the decor pleasant and warm, pastries in the display counter so/ so compared to some other places along Darling Street. What absolutely doesn't work with the whole vibe of the diner i.e. cherubs and fleur de lis is the...More

Thank serenerussian
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I came here for dinner on a Thursday with a friend. We were the only people in the restaurant, which we found to be a bit odd. We ordered several small plates to share (a bit strange to have Tapas at a French restaurant). The...More

Thank Janine D
Nearby
Balmain
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
...More
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: 9810 5255
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