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Ristorante Isola D'Ischia

191 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9818 8841
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“rabbit” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (15 reviews)
“fritto misto” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
191 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is ample of choice when it comes to Balmain restaurants. So, since we moved here 2 years ago, my husband and I have been exploring Balmain's pubs, bars, cafes, and restaurants in between home renos and work for 2 years. Although Ristorante Ischia is...More

Thank Susann1983
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here on a Groupon Voucher and as soon as we sat down received a menu that stated Groupon Voucher Menu. It felt like they were trying to remind us that we were eating off an economy menu. Great way to entice you return!!!!...More

Thank BCFeldmar
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this restaurant falls in to the same realms of completely average and underwhelming much like the other restaurants in Balmain. Balmain really needs a couple of restaurants to give everyone else a kick up the bum and move the place in to the 21st...More

Thank CarlEdinburgh
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I was out with friends and we decided on the spur of the moment to have dinner here. It's mid way between a cheap eat and fine dining, but closer to a cheap eat in style. the decor is cheerful. The staff where very friendly....More

1  Thank Giusee L
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We came here with a groupon voucher, and we definitely would not hesitate to come back to try their full menu. Everything was delicious, full of flavour, and so fresh! Very Italian and the lady who served us was also a wonderful host, making the...More

Thank Sahsahseng
Reviewed 12 July 2017

went to Isola D'Ischia with friends. It is a nice, cosy restaurant with good service. We particularly like its salt and pepper squid. Its risotto is a bit too salty.

Thank cbsint
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Beautifully decorated with friendly staff this restaurant has so much potential. Sadly we didn't find that the food lived up to expectations. Most of it was served lukewarm at best, but generally quite cold. The calamari was tasty and tender. Likewise the mussels tasted nice...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My Mum and I went around the corner to this restaurant to see what was untested nearby. We booked although it was pretty open - but it was a Monday evening. We went straight for the mains. I had the mixed seafood casserole. So fantastic....More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I first went here just after they opened and, although the food was very good, the entrees were bigger than the mains! I thought they would sort it out if they survived which they have so last night, after two years I managed to get...More

Thank Cymbid64
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with 11 other friends Food delicious , service great, waitress was lovely ,bright helpful Everyone enjoyed and the food 🥘, We all chose something different ,and all delicious 😋

Thank Gaye B
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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6 April 2016|
Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
True I would just call or they have it on display I had a coupon with a set price so only had yo worry about drinks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9818 8841
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Let us take you on a gastronomic journey of our native Ischia, an island located off the coast of Naples in Campania, Italy
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