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“Go the Tasting menu...”
Review of The Aylesbury - CLOSED

The Aylesbury
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Some of our group had been before and so we booked well in advance, which gave us a great table at the back of the restaurant where we missed the noise evident towards the front. We also knew to get there early for a cocktail in the roof top bar which is now heated-thankfully on a cold winter night.
We opted for the $80 tasting menu and were asked if there were foods we didn't eat- great given some of the group disliked shellfish so they were provided with an alternative while the rest of downed our oyster. Noticed main menu had eel and rabbit dishes so mention all your food preferences with the tasting menu.
Heavy seafood component included a to die for trout gravlax and a sublime roasted John Dory. Food was exquisitely tasty and beautifully presented with fiddly garnishes etc. This menu was prepared by someone who knows and loves food.
Serving sizes are small but we were all satisfied given our pre-dinner cocktails. This is however not a restaurant for those that need a big plate of pasta etc.
Staff were helpful, courteous and always on their game.
Don't try this if you are on a budget, not cheap but great for special occasions.

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Thank 111jenny
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Fantastic, attentive service. Great, atmospheric rooftop bar to sink a few while waiting for people. Food was all quality, if slightly on the small side (silver lining is that you can try more and fit in 3 courses?) . Interesting flavour combinations. Recommended!

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Thank AZNwhitey
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

Great service, ambience and prices. Good tapas, loved the croquettes. Chicken salad was average but my friends loved their calamari bocadillos.

Thank Yuinmob
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

Look, the venue is lovely, and the food is quite nice. But nothing incredibly special. Great for a cheeky rooftop wine in the sunshine.

Thank AstorStrawberry
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

We went to The Aylesbury as a group of 6 and had a pre drink at their rooftop bar and just enjoyed the great view and the atmosphere. We did the tasting menu for dinner which was sensational. We didn't have to make all the hard decisions about what to order and plate after plate of excellent food came out. There was huge amounts of food! The John Dory was beautiful and the desserts are absolutely worth saving room for. The waitstaff were just excellent and so accommodating. Had such a good night here overall.

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