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Slide

41 Oxford St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 8915 1899
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Fun entertainment, woeful food

We waited 25 minutes for our first drinks to arrive, then the show started. MC was excellent, as... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
ribbit2018
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Sydney, Australia
NYE Sparkle

Hosted some friends from interstate who didn't want to get caught up in the Sydney Fireworks mad... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
jmscott2016
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Budapest, Hungary
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41 Oxford St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We waited 25 minutes for our first drinks to arrive, then the show started. MC was excellent, as were the entertainers.... up close acrobatics was great. Service was acceptable given the large number of birthday and 'hen's night' groups. Food was a huge let down......More

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Jeremy B, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Due to the large group bookings and being booked to capacity.....we always endeavour to give 100% and above. We pride ourselves on our service and food and hope your next visit would be to your expectation.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Hosted some friends from interstate who didn't want to get caught up in the Sydney Fireworks mad scramble but still wanted a fun night NYE out and Slide certainly ticked all the boxes! 7 course degustation with the amazing El Circo providing the jaw-dropping burlesque/aerial...More

Thank jmscott2016
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Jeremy B, Front Office Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Happy New Year! Its so rewarding to hear that you do not need to be sardined in a crowd to celebrate New Years and that Slide was your choice of venue to bring in 2018. Hope to see you again..

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

On a week long holiday in Sydney (all the way from Melbourne!) we booked a table for El Circo at the Slide Lounge, Darlinghurst Rd, not entirely sure of what we were getting ourselves into! From the minute we walked in the door, however, we...More

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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Its great to hear that people travel from all over the world come to see El Circo. Thank you for your kind words Melbournites. The El Circo team are always striving to produce a fantastic show and to deliver the best experience on Oxford st....More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Went as a couple to celebrate a birthday and were not disappointed. Veruska Darling was a fab MC for the evenings nine course degustation, circus entertainment and service was superb. Delightful food with one of the best pork belly fishes I have err had.Great night!

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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

We pride ourselves with our menu and yes the pork belly dish is one of our favourites. If you come back quarterly you can sample a different menu and talent and hopefully AGAIN you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We weren’t planning on dining here but due to a neighbour not being able to attend a booking we scored dinner for two that included a show. Well... happy to report we had a great time. The show was great “come fly with me”, probably...More

1  Thank icantgetadamdname
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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Yes..... Come Fly with me is a hilarious and clever show. All our shows cater to a wide customer base. You should come back and let us show you a new dining and entertainment experience with our El Circo show (more than 10 years running)...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This place is absolutely fantastic. Great service, great food and spectacular entertainment. For something different but amazing, this place has it all. The place is quaint and the decor beautiful. We've already booked another night here and can't to come back.More

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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Hi Emily. Thank you for your kind review. It is always challenging to find a place that has great talent and excellent food and then to also blend and twist the two together to produce a show that people want to keep coming back too....More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Saturday night celebration of a birthday had a good diner and show at Slide. A nine course degistation with nine acts to accompany. The food was very good as too the acts. However the seating was poor to see the show, due to supporting structure...More

Thank jimrob2017
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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

El Circo is known for its concept dining with our menus designed to complement the stunning performances. It is an immersive dinner and show experience. The acts flow before the food and once the food is served we allow you a little time to appreciate...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This was our second visit to this venue and as usual it did NOT disappoint. The entertainment was superb as was the food.

1  Thank Hans G
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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you Hans. We always love to hear that our returning customers know that they will not be disappointed no matter how many times they return. See you soon!

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We held our company celebration here for our employees. The food was great and all courses served at an appropriate time. From all accounts with the bar bill - the cocktails especially were enjoyed by our employees. The show whilst good, was a little lack...More

Thank iansue2015
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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed our cocktails. Moving forward we will endeavour to add little more glitter to our upcoming shows. See you next time.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place searching for burlesque entertainment for a night out in Sydney. Read some good reviews and wasn't disappointed! We enjoyed the El Circo 9 course degustation on the Friday night. Thank you to the hostess with the mostess Maxi Shield, who mc'd the...More

Thank Marcia B
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Carole N, General Manager at Slide, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you Marcia. You are correct. We cater for just about anyone who wants a fun and entertaining night.

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Poonam R
25 April 2017|
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Response from Jeremy B | Property representative |
Hi again Poonam, great to see your travel dates have changed by the looks of it :). You can find the menu on our website under the 'menu' tab. Great news is we always cater to vegetarians (no meat, fish, seafood) as long as... More
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Poonam R
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Hi Poonam, Thanks for your enquiry, our seasons final show of Risque Revue is this Thursday, so if you are able to make it I would advise for you to book very soon as it is almost sold out. May onwards we will only have... More
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