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Ormeggio at The Spit

D'Albora Marinas The Spit | Spit Road, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9969 4088
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“wagyu beef” (25 reviews)
“risotto” (35 reviews)
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Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
D'Albora Marinas The Spit | Spit Road, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited for 47 minutes before we got food. After asking when we were going to get some food, someone eventually took pity on us and brought some delicious bread. Later, upon the receiving the bill we were advised that a colleague would be right...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CondorSydney
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi CondorSydney, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback regarding your recent dining experience. This certainly does not sound like the usual high standards that Ormeggio are known for. I have investigated further with management on the evening, as it's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location and better good supported by a great service. We had the 8 courses lunch ! Fabulous! Loved it. Can’t flaw it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TrevelerFB2008
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Grazie mille trevelerFB2008! We are so pleased you enjoyed the 8 course degustation menu! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited last night with my mum as a belated birthday dinner. We had the 6 course degustation. We were seated at the front of the restaurant looking onto a beautiful peaceful harbour. We had a waiter allocated for the night who was very prompt...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gaby H
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Grazie mille Gaby! Thank you kindly for the fantastic feedback regarding your mums birthday celebrations. I will certainly pass on your notes to the chef and team, as they would be delighted to hear. We are so pleased you all enjoyed your evening, and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 5 stayed for nearly 5hrs due to the exceptional service (unpretentious, humorous and all round welcoming) and appropriately timed serving of the L'esperienza. The highlights were the squid ink risotto (perfectly portioned to enjoy the texture, taste and smell), and the asparago...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Docbot_Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had lunch at the Ormeggio with 4 friends to celebrate Christmas. Good, friendly service. The food was delicious and very interesting. I'd recommend it to anyone for special occasions but be aware that if you are a male of average built you will leave...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jacek S
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie mille! and thank you for taking the time to provide us with your honest feedback.This is a cost passed on to customers everywhere we turn and has been a policy within our businesses for the last few years as labour and other costs increased...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was lovely and for Australia very formal. However at $93 for two courses which were tiny pieces of food it was really overpriced. What little there was, was very tasty but don’t go hungry! My husband thought the last straw was a 1.5%...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stephanies906
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Grazie mille, and thank you for taking the time to provide us with your honest feedback. Please note, the referenced $95 menu consist of a set course of three snacks to begin with before serving our organic sourdough bread with handmade ricotta then leading on...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Ormeggio is a bit of a mixed bag for me. In theory it should be my "local". The location is lovely and the food in the main restaurant is very good - but the portions are tiny and the prices are exhorbitant. The argument of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank travelwritermosman
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie mille travelwritermosman! We really appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your honest feedback. It is imperative for us to receive such feedback from our locals, so that we can continue to improve and grow. We have recently taken on board yourself...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Last min booking for 2pm on Saturday and it was the best decision. We requested window seats however there were none available. However, the manager offered us a windown seat overlooking the marina after about half an hour once the table was empty - thank...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shabm7
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Grazie Mille! We are so pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us. I will certainly pass on your notes to the chef and team as they would be delighted to hear. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 17 November 2018

I had the 3-course a la carte menu at $115 which was expensive but interesting with some amazing dishes. The service was slow but improved as the meal went on. I thought the decor was a little on the stark side but I guess this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Admiralpeter
TheOrmeggioGroup, Manager at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to offer your honest feedback! So happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. Its unfortunate to hear that the service was slow, and not to the usual standards. please do mention at the time if you...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Just went here last night. Unbelievably crazy good. These guys are doing stuff with food sooooo far beyond anyone else. Degustations are our hobby. We’ve been to most of the top 10 on this list (FYI I don’t consider a ‘steak house’ anywhere near the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Brad M
TheOrmeggioGroup, Owner at Ormeggio at The Spit, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Grazie Mille Brad! Thank you kindly for taking the time to write such a lovely review. The white truffle risotto is a personal favourite, so I am very pleased you enjoyed it. I will certainly pass on your notes to the chef and team as...More

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Brenda M
3 January 2019|
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Response from TheOrmeggioGroup | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, I hope you are well! Apologies, but we do not have anyone currently in the team who was here in 2013. Gourmet traveller may have changed their terms and conditions since then, so you will have to follow this up... More
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P L
2 January 2018|
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Response from TheOrmeggioGroup | Property representative |
Smart casual, no jacket required. No sportswear or beachwear including rubber thongs.​ If you are looking for a more casual dining option we recommend our sister site next door, Chiosco by Ormeggio, which is perfect for a... More
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aqua_blu_001
16 December 2017|
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Response from Kurokujikiri | Reviewed this property |
Choose one of the degustation menus only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 54 - USD 126
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
5:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D'Albora Marinas The Spit | Spit Road, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Mosman
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9969 4088
  • E-mail
Description
Ormeggio at The Spit specialises in contemporary Italian cuisine with a focus on Chef Alessandro's home region, Lombardia. The spectacular water views are matched by the sensational food and acclaimed wine list. Ormeggio at The Spit has Two Chef Hats in the SMH Good Food Guide and is in Gourmet Traveller's Top 100 Australian restaurants. For the full Ormeggio experience we highly recommend trying our degustation menu with matching wines. Right next door Ormeggio has a more casual sister restaurant, "Chiosco By Ormeggio" - an Italian street food inspired, casual diner. BYO and barefoot friendly, don't forget to visit Chiosco while in the area! Ormeggio also offers a relaxed and private boutique wedding venue providing a unique backdrop of stunning Middle Harbour and Pearl Bay. Making it the perfect waterfront venue for intimate wedding receptions in the beautiful Northern Beaches in Sydney. Our weddings team are experts in delivering a unique, intimate and beautiful waterside wedding venue that your guests are certain to fall in love with and which will create the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs. ​
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