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26 Pirrama Rd | 120-122 Jones Bay Wharf Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9692 9299
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is beautiful and quiet. You can make peace and enjoy your time there. The food used to be better than now, but the portions have changed and the quality has dropped compared to two years ago. You do not feel that you are getting the value of your money. We used to get the kebab plate but it... More 

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Thank amiri455
Braidwood, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Our 3rd visit to this Persian outpost in Sydney. What a treat, the flavours are subtle and the meats slow cooked to tender perfection. The staff are welcoming and enthusisticly knowledgable about the recipies and recommendations. We tried the lamb neck, superb. Weather permitting, enjoy your meal on the lounges overlooking Sydney Harbour. A hidden gem, don't miss it.

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Thank Geoffrey G
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for authentic and delicious Persian food , the Persian room would be the right place for you to try ! It's in a quiet corner of the pier decorated beautifully in Persian style . We tried their special appetizer which was stuffed eggplant with lamb which was delicious. As our main course we ordered my favorite Persian... More 

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Thank Mani F
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016

They have moved to a new location next to Pyrmont wharf, quiet but relaxing outdoor seating and a very festive, warm interior complete with Persian crockery, tea and Rosewater. We shared everything and had a great time trying all these new flavours. The 4 hour slow cooked eggplant was a standout, smokey, creamy a bit spicy from the garlic and... More 

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Thank KevinBk
Perth, Australia
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114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We found this through the entertainment book by pure luck. We ordered diffrrent dishes and shared. Being for that part of the world I appreciated the most but my wife and kids also enjoyef the cuisine.

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Thank zhoom
Byron Bay, Australia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Having visited 3 times over 1-2 years, this pretty pyrmont place has always been fun, interesting and the food has been great. The hostess/owner is pure gold, and gives a good sense of what being a Persian emigre is all about - I'll have whatever she's having! The eggplant dip and the kubiday are both exceptional, and as far as... More 

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Thank gregff
Davis, California
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I loved the decor and the food. I hope someday I can go back and eat there again. The service was excellent. Try their "tadig" (crispy rice or bread). It is so good.

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Thank HanjTrips
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90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Good rice . Good kebabs. A little slice of Persia atmosphere. It was the best kebab & rice during my holiday in Australia. Bread not so good.

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Thank rbtdxb
Australia
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253 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

When we visited, we were the only customers for an early lunch. We all enjoyed the food and service was fine- none of the problems identified in some reviews. We chose dishes which I believe may be typical of home cooked dishes- meats cooked for a long time with interesting spices and fruit (such as dates) or vegetables and served... More 

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Thank oliverAustralia
Sydney, Australia
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356 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The home feel decor and ambience might not be for everyone - but at times I like some good honest food, great service and the gregarious atmosphere that come with these taverna kind of places. At the Persian room. I did not get this. Despite the owner being a very nice man, the service was slow, the food ok but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Pirrama Rd | 120-122 Jones Bay Wharf Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9692 9299

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?