We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


163 Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
+61 2 9564 0003
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Open Now
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
163 Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (98)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had very attentive service and the staff were very friendly on the Friday night we visited. Pleasantly surprised that the pizza was nice and thin. The flavours were great and our Pinot Grigio was wonderful.

Thank Clerevale
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Dined here a couple of times over the past month and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The team are all very friendly, the food was great and the wine and beer options are great. It’s a little on the pricier side however it was worth it....More

Thank Captain_Shack
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Best Italian food, Pizzas are to die for, huge range of Italian wines, wine water extremely helpful in explaining choices. If you want to be surrounded with lots of happy Italians & great food it is worth the trip

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend last night. Entre was lovely, we both ordered pasta. Hers was raw (big difference between al dente and just plain raw), seafood tasted frozen. Mine was even worse. The ever popular pappardelle with lamb ragu was literally boiled meat....More

Thank TravelRgal1001
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We came here tonight because the first place we went to was booked out. Lucky us.... this place is great. Lovely, helpful staff; nice food; attentive service; and good value for money. We had the $45 set menu which gave us an entree of three...More

Thank Rays-Cause
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This small and busy place on Norton Street in Leichhardt proudly advertises that their pizzas are certified Neapolitan quality. Their pizzas are indeed excellent -with Neapolitan style thin crust, good toppings that don’t swamp the pizza and a good selection of varieties. I went there...More

1  Thank Karm62
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Pizza is OK, nothing special. Main course are overpriced and portions very small. Service is pretty bad. They are very busy so they don’t really care about it. Waiting staff tend to call all patrons ‘guys’ no matter how old or who they are. It...More

2  Thank l p
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I dined at Aperitivo on a Wednesday evening with a group of 8. We enjoyed a $60 set menu. The food was exceptional. The stuffed zucchini flower was the stand out dish of the evening, closely followed by the vegetarian risotto and vanilla panacota. The...More

Thank roccop772
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Looking for a place to get a quick bite on Wednesday night meal. Was absolutely blown away by this restaurant. The Woodfired Pizzas are so fresh, tasty and authentically Italian, also had the calamari which was fresh and hot! We even had an opportunity to...More

Thank Bernadette_CD
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had Sikh er by myself after. Business meeting. I am speechless!!! Great food and well made Negroni!! This is the place to be if you really want to eat Italian!!! Thank you!!

1  Thank Raffesp
Nearby HotelsSee all Leichhardt Hotels
Lodge Annandale
5 reviews
.75 miles away
Garden Lodge Sydney
86 reviews
.91 miles away
Marco Polo Motor Inn - Sydney
182 reviews
.96 miles away
Cambridge Lodge Guest House
89 reviews
1.17 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Capriccio Osteria & Bar
177 reviews
.01 miles away
Cafe Jolly
104 reviews
.04 miles away
Royal Hotel Leichhardt
93 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby Attractions
National Photo Training College - Day Classes
42 reviews
.49 miles away
Nature Care Ayurveda
6 reviews
.50 miles away
The Aperture Club
33 reviews
.65 miles away
Troll Tours
26 reviews
.47 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Dave M
14 February 2018|
Response from Rays-Cause | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have a huge drinks menu that’s reasonably priced.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Leichhardt
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9564 0003
  • E-mail
A hip yet casual restaurant, pizzeria & wine bar. Aperitivo offers an effortlessly stylish location for an evening of European-style grazing, drinking and conversation. The menu is laden with a diverse selection of tempting share plates, substantial mains and sensational pizzas, reflecting the cuisine of regional Italy. A refreshing selection of classic Italian cocktails and a vast array of wines by the glass complete the Aperitivo experience. The Aperitivo experience is complimented by the dynamic and ambient settings created in our bar, dining and courtyard area. To hold your own Aperitivo experience a private function room is also available. Perfect for group bookings and functions. Open for dinner Tuesday to Sunday. Fully licensed.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing