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  • Level 4, Ivy,
    320-330 George St,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9240 3000,
  • Lunch Mon-Fri noon-3pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10.30pm


It'd be easy to pass off Uccello as the Italian bit of Ivy, that monolithic flagship of the Merivale empire, if the experience weren't so standalone likeable. Yes, your field of vision will be swamped by the rooftop pool and, yes, the soundtrack of '90s trip-hop will make you feel you should have worn Lycra. But the cooking is unapologetically robust Italian, guided by the deft hand of David Lovett. A generous entrée of sardines plays nicely with its besties - lemon, chilli and parsley - while a main course of wagyu steak is rich and rare. The Italian-focused wine list sits happily with both; it's worth asking for some gladly shared expertise if all that vermentino and nero di troia means niente to you. The lightness to this menu comes from the way each ingredient remains untroubled by fuss or fiddling; but this doesn't mean there's not real muscle and heft in every dish. Best not to jump in that pool straight afterwards.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $14-$32

    M $28-$38

    D $8-$14

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • David Lovett



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