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Radio Cairo

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83 Spofforth St, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
+61 2 9908 2649
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It's crowded and noisy, the tables small but this restaurant never disappoints. 30 years we've been coming here and every meal has been a rewarding experience with unusual african food with intricate flavours inventively and discerningly blended. Add to that a large comprehensive selections of wines and beers from around the globe and efficient cheery service. What more could one... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Fabulous experience here. Such a variety of meals to choose from across the African continent (and others). I had the tak tak sardines to start followed by bbq jerk pork ribs (not necessarily african!). Range of different breads, rices to accompany your meal. Great cocktails as well - all in all the best restaurant we encountered during our stay in... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Radio Cairo always delivers on great food and great friendly service. Always popular. Love coming here.

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Thank Susan654321
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great place. Great food. Great atmosphere. Highly recommended for those willing to try new a cuisine, they would otherwise probably would be unfamiliar with.

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Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I have always driven by this place, it is always very busy and I have heard good things about it but I'm sorry to say I cannot understand why. The food was very average and tasteless, we understood been a Friday night it would be busy but really? The first diners in our party received their main meals with others... More 

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Killarney Heights, Australia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

first time to radio cairo and a great surprise was in store as we were a little bit apprehensive, there was no need to worry as the lamb shanks that we all had were an absolute delight as was the service from the staff and i have no hesitation on recommending radio cairo to all my friends,

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Thank Rick M
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We are regular visitors to this restaurant, as it is nearby. Love the variety of delicious food, well-priced. Drinks list is also pretty good. If I had one criticism is that staff can occasionally be a little slow, but overall this restaurant gets a big recommend from me.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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219 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

As soon as you walk in the door you get a feeling this is going to be a good experience. There is a good vibe, with music being pumped out in the back ground, waiters moving around the room, the busy bar and the aroma of spice. The food is North African leaving a tingle on your lips. Very delicious.... More 

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Thank Wayne N
Singapore
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Visiting Sydney and went for a late Radio Cairo Sunday dinner after a movie at Hayden Orpheum which is just across from Military Road at Cremorne. Looking at the menu I almost got goose bumps; incredibly the menu is a replica from at least 15 years ago with the good old BONGO bread; Negombo Harlmassa (W.A. whitebait with sweet hot... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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288 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Approach this place as if you're having dinner at the home of a well-travelled Auntie. Your Auntie has painted the walls too brightly because she's a yellow person (from her time in Africa) and clutters them with knickknacks gathered on her travels. Her place is packed to the brim with furniture because she loves to entertain, so you'd do well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 38
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Spofforth St, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Cremorne
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9908 2649
Description
RADIO CAIRO is my expression of cultural diversity at it's most positive.
I'm of Sri Lankan (Wijeyekoon), Irish (Kennedy), German Jew (De Worms), Portuguese (Perera) and English (Martin) origin!
The "Spice and Human trade" organically created me and the cuisine at RADIO CAIRO
People and food from China to South Asia to India to Europe to Africa to Caribbean to Southern Americas centred in
Slave Island, Kandy and Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka.

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