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10 William St

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Paddington
Italian, Wine Bar
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10 William St, Paddington, New South Wales 2021, Australia
+61 2 9360 3310
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an awesome meal here. So glad we ventured out of downtown to try this spot. I was a little worried we would not get a table as they did not take any reservations. We arrived about 5:30 and they were able to set the four of us upstairs. The staff were quite friendly and helpful with the wine... More 

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Thank Colin V
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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217 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute busy very Paddington style restaurant. Although we went only for drinks the staff were fantastic and very friendly we're looking forward to trying their food:)

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Thank Hussein R
Sydney
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of interesting wines by the glass as well as other drinks and small plates to go with them. Cosy atmosphere. Get's quite cramped when full but that's all part of the fun. Don't be intimidated when you walk it to a very full bar. Worth the wait if you have to queue for a table. Has an upstairs... More 

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Terrigal
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything from the food, to the wine, to the service was exquisite. I felt like I was in Italy. I would highly recommend the clam broth. My friend and I were going to share two dishes. However, the waitress recommended four or five between two people. We took her advice and ordered four. We were completely satisfied and full.

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Thank Hannah C
Sydney
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

No matter how many times I visit - every time I leave - I'm thinking about when I can come back. This is extremely rare for me as I prefer trying new places - but this place has 'it - the x factor - ' whatever you want to call it'. Haven't had a bad or boring dish yet -... More 

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Thank FoodieObsession
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for my birthday. We had an awesome experience, simple but very well executed pastas and entrees. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Scott L
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Fortunately for me I live just around the corner from this uber-cool wine bar. Whether it's a catch up Friday or Saturday lunch with a girlfriend (the only days they are open for lunch) or meeting up for a drink after work, 10 William delivers. Professional staff, an eclectically curated wine list and a seasonal menu with hints of Europe... More 

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Thank Luxelife1082
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The great thing about this restaurant is that when it's open there is continuous service. We had lunch at 3.30pm on Saturday (it is only open for lunch Friday and Saturday and is closed Sunday - who can blame them with penalty wage rates in Australia) and the kitchen closes at 11.00pm - unusual in Sydney. With a late lunch... More 

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Thank Christopher B
Sydney
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Went here after a DISASTROUS meal at East London restaurant (in the London Hotel - avoid!). But as always, Ten William delivers. Amazing food, great wines, uber-professional staff ... the complete package. Just what Paddington needs and deserves. Congratulations - you have set the bar high (and your competitors like East London clearly cannot compete).

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Thank marqueterie
Horsens, Denmark
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367 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We read about the place on the Virgin Airline magazine and decided to give it a try. We were not at all disappointed. We tried a couple of glasses of Australian wine, and they gave us a taste to make sure our expectations were met. We ordered a plate of cheese with it, which was well presented. Next door was... 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 5 - USD 22
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 William St, Paddington, New South Wales 2021, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Paddington>  > Paddington
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9360 3310

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Paddington
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.
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