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Modern Australian
  • 57 macleay st,
    Potts Point,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9332 2344,
  • Sat-Sun 8am-3pm

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


It's a testament to the good things we've come to expect from Brent Savage's playful plates that dubitable pairings (venison blood pudding with Balmain bugs?) elicit wonderment, not woe. Yellow may be brasher, edgier than its Bentley big brother (thanks to the Pascale Gomes-McNabb fit-out) and billed as a bistro (read: approachable, with flavoursome sliced sirloin with creamed corn purée, and feel-good jacket potatoes daubed with sour cream), but the food is no less thoughtful (kohlrabi with a charred onion broth worth bottling) or pop-in-the-mouth fun (a tomato crumb smacks of Pizza Shapes). Overlook the entrée-main-dessert structure and muck in with share plates; the steady staff are adept at keeping pace. Throw down the ahead-of-the-curve wines offered by the glass, and finish with a dessert as textural and masterful as the rest - the white-chocolate cake is not just for Milkybar kids.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $16-$20

    M $26-$34

    D $15

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Brent Savage & Adam Wolfers



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