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AU$19 - AU$50
CUISINES
Italian, Neapolitan, Campania, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely evening. Staff had just the right amount of attentiveness. Food was authentic Italian and delicious. Will definitely go there again.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 12 January 2024

Good food, good service and nice atmosphere. Relaxed but authentic and tasty. I liked the lamb shoulder pasta.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024 via mobile

Amazing food loved it, love the staff and love the atmosphere, mussels are the best, pizzas noone does them better and the pasta is an absolute treat. matilda always has a smile

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 2 January 2024 via mobile

We have not been here for a while as the last time we were here the service was very disorganised and it was quite frustrating. The food is very overpriced and to be honest, pretty average. The veal was sitting in a lot of liquid...and badly presented. I would have sent it back but my friend was hungry and did not want to wait. The service has been quite slow and disorganised on our last few visits. I’m afraid that we won’t be back.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 November 2023

Absolutely delicious authentic Italian food. Friendly service and special touches. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 2 November 2023

Unassuming place but full of character. Excellent on all accounts. Food, service, atmosphere, price!!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2023

We ordered take-away pizzas; a meat lovers and a prosciutto. The bases were thin and crispy and there was not too much topping, just the right amount. The quality of the toppings was excellent. Haven't had this good a pizza in many years. We really...enjoyed the pizzas and recommend the Italian cottage highly.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 October 2023 via mobile

We found this little gem on TripAdvisor and we are so glad we did. All of the food was excellent. We had the Burrata to start and the highlight of the mains for me was the Four Cheese Gnocchi. Everyone else in my party thoroughly...enjoyed theirs too - they had the Spag Bol, Lamb Pappardelle and Salmon. Service was also very good. Highly recommend for a great evening meal.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2023 via mobile

We always come here when we travel as we love the food. We ordered take away and we’re quoted 15 minutes. We know they always take loner so we left it 30 minutes. When we arrived we were just left standing for 15 minutes while...someone went to check. We were ignored for another 15 minutes until we were told to sit behind a desk. We enquired about the order and we’re told they would follow it up again. It’s now an hour since we ordered. We watched diners eat their whole meal and leave before we were given ours. Apparently they forgot our order? Communication would have been appreciated. 1.5 hours after ordering we received our meals. They gave us discount of less than $10 and a quick sorry. The meal was not worth being ignored and waiting 1.5 hoursMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023

Great food & service at good prices. Highly recommended…especially the Ravioli, Tiramisu & Cannolis.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2023

Delicious family dinner. All meals were super tasty and arrived quickly. Great service. We have been multiple times and each time is better than the last.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2023

We are local customer and love coming here! We even had multiple takeaway orders during covid lockdowns. Excellent food and great service!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023

We had the duck ravioli and a pizza to share, both were amazing. Good sized meals at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023 via mobile

Fabulous food, the tomato bruschetta and pumpkin ravioli is just delicious! Great atmosphere and very friendly service. Always an enjoyable experience

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

Really good food and service, good variety and good price! We had the fig bruschetta which was amazing, duck linguine and gnocchi - all tasted superb.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yes, The Italian Cottage offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Italian Cottage is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Italian Cottage is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5