Continental
Mediterranean
  • 210 Australia St,
    Newtown,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 8624 3131,
    www.continentaldelicatessen.com.au/
  • Lunch Sat noon-2.30pm,  Sun noon-4pm;

    Dinner Mon-Thu 6pm-10pm,  Fri-Sun 5pm-10pm


     

Continental
-33.896306,151.17847

Behind the red front door, there's a deli brimming with cured meats, cheese and tinned seafood. You'll be perfectly content poised at the counter here, hefty mortadella sandwich in one hand, house-canned Martini in the other; however, it's only one of your options. Climb the stairs and you'll find the bistro, where Allie Webb prints and fish-shaped terrine moulds adorn the walls, and dishes are dialled up a notch. A sliced wagyu skirt steak sits atop a bed of anchovy-spiked mash and cogollos, wedges of cos topped with fat anchovies and garlicky sauce, is a fun take on a Caesar. Protein reigns supreme at Continental, both up and downstairs, but vegetables have their day, too. Roast pumpkin is lifted by a smoked maple vinaigrette and the panzanella is a salty mix of textures. Friendly service, fun cocktails and an approachable wine list across both levels guarantee you'll have an enjoyable experience no matter where you sit.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $7-$20

    M $20-$34

    D $10-$14

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Jesse Warkentin

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