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One Penny Red
Modern Australian
  • 2 Moonbie St,
    Summer Hill,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9797 8118,
    onepennyred.com.au
  • Lunch Wed-Fri noon-3pm, Sat-Sun 9am-3pm;

    Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-10pm

     

One Penny Red
-33.891879,151.136869

You'd swear the owners of One Penny Red opened a restaurant just so they could put a wine list together. Ask a question about an organic or biodynamic bottle on their 16-page list and an owner will sprint out and convince you to spend double what you'd planned to drop in a restaurant that was once a post office. There's genuine warmth to be found in the wood and brushed-metal fit-out, in the smoked-chilli mayo with the salt-cod fritters and especially in the service, where the friendliness of the waitstaff will make you feel like a returning local. That bottle of Pheasant's Tears goes great with grilled squid stuffed with pork and mushrooms, or with a lamb shoulder so tender you could eat it with a straw. Serves are generous, so much so that by the time you finish the light dessert option - a vanilla panna cotta with young coconut jelly and pineapple sorbet - you may still find yourself unable to move for an hour or so. Totally worth it.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $7-$24

    M $21-$49

    D $12-$18

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • RJ Lines

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