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Athenian Greek Restaurant

#293 of 4,629 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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Property Council of Australia 11 Barrack St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9262 2624
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Bowral, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sensational tasty honest food Shared a banquet and oh my the good just kept coming and was thoughtful , authentic and flavoursome We are bringing the family back!

Thank MsMaudie
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised at the quality of this place's food. It was super filling and I had no complaints about the service. Super friendly staff who are more than happy for you to take your time to order. Definitely recommend the moussaka

Thank Kate B
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327 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Athenian Greek Restaurant with a large group the place is quite large and has a nice atmosphere. The food was very tasty from the Dips to the Lamb and of course the Octopus service was excellent, the staff went out of there way to make your welcome with be back.

Thank Lee S
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical greek food with friendly atmosphere. Very tasty and careful dishes. A great place for those who want to try the Greek kitchen.

Thank George F
Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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214 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It was recommended by the hotel staff and they were right. Demetri waited on us and he did a fine job. I had the lamb shoulder and it was fall off the bone tender and delicious. My wife had the Athenian special and it was fabulous. We also had two Greek beers which hit the spot. Great dinner and waited... More 

Thank Lasseter4242
Brisbane, Australia
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1,813 reviews
998 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is great Greek food served in a buzzing atmosphere- very tasty I love the dips and bread then some Greek salad and chargrilled Octopus

Thank Michael S
Sydney, Australia
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A group of friends and I meet once a year at this excellent eatery for some years now and it must be said it is one of the most consistently good restaurants I have encountered. Excellent food, fantastic service and a comprehensive wine list make this place one of my favourites.

Thank Scott R
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Large restaurant with a business feel at lunch time. Good service and the food is tasty and plentiful. Authentic food not a fancy fusion or modern interpretation, honest wholesome food.

Thank Michael G
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful service and beautiful food can not wait to go back! The garlic barramundi pizza and halloumi was our favourite!

Thank laura_monique31
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Just had a fanatic time!! I was in a group of 15. Great mezes, the best roasted lamb and amazing service from Dimitri. Can wait to bring my family.

Thank spiroangelos76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 38
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Property Council of Australia 11 Barrack St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9262 2624
Well established as the finest Greek Restaurant in Sydney, The Athenian is located in an elegant heritage building on the walk to Martin Place. Offering traditional and modern mediterranean cuisine, slow baked roast lamb as their signature dish. Providing a customised menu catering for vegetarians and any specific dietary requirements.The Athenian is a classic and elegant venue with exceptional service and superb food at reasonable prices. With the love and dedication of a family owned and managed restaurant and forty years of hosting weddings and special events, this is one venue worth consideration. What makes the Athenian unique is their flexibility in catering to budgets as little as $41.50 per person for three courses without compromising on quality. Seating for up to 220 guests.

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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