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Grandfather's Moustache

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670 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
+61 2 9371 4023
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yesterday evening when we entered the restaurant water was dripping heavily from the roof in varoius areas. Staff acted as if nothing was happening. It should have been closed to the public for health and safety reasons.

Thank eduardo o
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While it's a little expensive and only accepts cash I cannot fault Grandfathers. I have been coming here for close to 25 years and it's always good with the freshest ingredients. Pasta is good - especially those with a tomato cream sauce as is the pizza. Marinara pasta and pizza are probably the best although the burgers are pretty good.... More 

Thank stressedfromdownunder
Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hubby tells me we are going to a little cafe he has frequented over the years in rose bay. This little restaurant is such a surprise. It's not what I would call a cafe. Is an Italian pizza and pasta joint. It did have nice desserts in the fridge too. It's been around for 57yrs. Original owner. If that was... More 

Thank Teamvorn
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I live on the Northern Beaches of Sydney but choose to drive all the way to Rose Bay for pizza! My wife first went there in the early 70s! While the restaurant is very plain and definitely no frills, the pizzas are special. Definitely our favourite pizza place. They serve other dishes too but not why we... More 

Thank ThommoandChez
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this cafe for 40 years. It hasn't changed, which is wonderful. It is cozy and traditional - lots of polished wood, warm lighting, about 12 tables - two can seat 8 people. The owner is nearly always there. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is yummy and of the home-cooked style. They serve... More 

Thank Debbie S
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

One of Sydney's hidden gems. Fresh & flavorsome pizza & pasta with a warm feeling throughout. Do note that they only take cash, no need to worry if you forget with many banks atms within a 2 minute stroll from the restaurant.

Thank SayonaraMarinara
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315 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Grandfather's Moustache had been at ROSEBAY for ever, good pizzas and pasta good value for money + itis BYO. They only take Cash no cards other tables are a little close but that is part of the fun staff are friendly and nice.

Thank Lee S
Cronulla, Australia
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Me & my family eat here regularly & have done for over 40 yrs. The pizzas are great & always loaded with fresh ingredients. The service is friendly, efficient & knowledgeable. Rose Bay wouldn't be the same without Grandfather's moustache.

Thank Deb P
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Unannounced and unaware we tried this little diner as we walked by. From outside looking in the pizza being served looked good. Service was quick and efficient. The cooking is completed behind the front counter and smelt good. We had a combination of pizza and pasta, there is a good balance of quality toppings and base and with the pasta... More 

Thank Shan-Gedro
Bellingen, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Grandfather's Moustache is a Rose Bay oldie but goldie. It has been in Rose Bay for as long as I can remember. And as long as I can remember we have been going there for traditional pizza and pasta. It is a great spot for families and has a really relaxed, family atmosphere. It is BYO which is fabulous and... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Waverley  >  Rose Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9371 4023

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