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William Blue Dining

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About
We are a training restaurant that provides a true workplace for our hospitality students to hone their skills and grow their experience to a high, global standard. Your meals will be prepared and served by students under the watchful eye of experienced industry professionals.
PRICE RANGE
USD 30 - USD 55
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
European, Healthy, Australian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The concept is great, but the execution was a little mixed. Firstly we gave up trying to book online and failed to get a response from a ph message. Finally we called in when passing and got a reservation. The table linen is immaculate as...are the students uniforms. We were encouraged to try the evening main special which, admittedly was a bit of a disappointment. The dessert and wines by the glass were excellent, and the way in which the food is priced ( depending on the number of courses) is very reasonable. The students were charmingly anxious to do well, although hesitant. Feedback is requested as you are about to leave, and I’m sure will be taken into account.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my husbands and my second visit to William Blue Dining. As the first time, dinner was absolutely perfect. Service was great, our waitress Janna was friendly and amazing and we have no doubt that at one day the students at this restaurant can...make up the absolute top of Australia's hospitality scene. We can recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a fine dining experience, for a lower cost, and who are looking for exceptional service.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food, and the service was very friendly. All dishes were delicious and looks very pretty. Definitely recommend it.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scallops for the entree were very good. If were to give criticism, the cutlery for the dessert should be organised prior to bringing it to the table.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is lighted appropriately – neither too dark nor too bright. Background music was pleasant. Each dish was a bit different than the mainstream presentation of similar ingredients – imagination in the kitchen. The service was very good.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really recommend visiting William Blue dining. The food and location were great, but the staff in particular were fantastic. Really good dinner and great value for money in central Sydney

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 14 April 2022 via mobile

Apart from the set 3 course meal at $75 ($55 for 2 courses) being not only top restaurant quality & excellent value, the staff were wonderful - attentive & professionally but also friendly. Not a complaint at all but just a learning suggestion: instead of...“that’s alright” being a response to “thankyou”, “you’re most welcome” or “my pleasure” might be an alternative.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 April 2022 via mobile

Best Negroni in Sydney! Friendly staff and great food in an awesome, iconic location. Always a pleasure to dine at William blue

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

Wonderful food, marvelous service. Loris & our server April were warm, welcoming and very conscientious!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

This is a Fine dining Staff training venue in the original Rockpool dining venue in the historic Rocks area. The choice is limited to three choices in each course but the standard of the food ,& presentation is of a constantly very high standard. The...Training staff are keen efficient & friendly. This venue is recommended for a memorable enjoyable quality dining experience.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Yes, William Blue Dining is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

William Blue Dining is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5