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A Tavola
Italian
  • 348 Victoria St,
    Darlinghurst,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9331 7871,
    atavola.com.au/
  • Lunch Mon-Sat noon-3pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm

A Tavola
-33.877824,151.221788

Sydney is spoilt for choice when it comes to Italian food and, while A Tavola doesn't have quite the excitement and inventiveness of more recent takes on the trattoria, it offers classic comfort. The warm service extends to the kitchen staff, who greet you as you walk through the open kitchen to the rear dining area, best visited in the early evening as the setting sun shines through the room. Entrées of classic stuffed-and-fried olives and not-so-classic milky burratina with peach and pickled endive are enticing, but don't be too enticed - the pasta main courses are generous in the best of ways. Lamb ragù and sheep's yoghurt over expertly rolled  pappardelle and the almost impossibly rich bucatini all'Amatriciana should fell even the most hungry diner. Which would be a shame, because they'd miss out on one of the most fun dishes - the cremino al cioccolato, a layered chocolate and meringue dessert served in a coffee mug.  


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $8-$21

    M $24-$38

    D $10-$15

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Claudio Rovai & Eugenio Maiale

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