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Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant

Retail 2/324a King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9517 2403
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“souvlaki” (5 reviews)
“skordalia” (2 reviews)
“pita bread” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Healthy, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Retail 2/324a King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Kerasma on our wedding anniversary dinner visiting from Melbourne. We are very familiar with Cypriot cuisine having been married there and visiting numerous times. Kerasma was the highlight of our trip to Sydney, the feta, peppers and chilli dip and baked halloumi for...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you are after traditional greek food (well cypriot greek food) this is the place to go. Located on the bustling King Street, the restaurant has a great vibe, with traditional greek music playing softly in the background and the charcoal grill cooking away. The...More

Thank cctravels8
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Their owner Peter Michael is of Cypriot descent and proudly has an authentic menu. He describes Cypriot food as a melting pot of Greek, African, Asian, Middle Eastern, European mixtures full of combined flavours. The house made haloumi ($12.50) is a must order. The salty...More

Thank Weekendfoodesca... B
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Every now and then I get a craving for the moreish pita with lamb, Cypriot sausage (sheftalia) Greek salad and tzatziki. Can't be beat. I've tried all of the Newtown / Enmore Greek places but this is the tastiest by far. They cook the meat...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Poor ventilation on a summer's Sydney day in a BBQ restaurant was the start of a poor dining experience. Then came the menu. Remember this is a BBQ restaurant. No table cloths. Only paper napkins. And small tables in a cramped room. And be prepared...More

Thank Ozfoody
Peter M, Owner at Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

In all restaurants overheads and all operating costs including those paper napkins affect the price of food on a menu, that's how menus are priced. Small businesses like ours work many hours many of which are unpaid and try extremely hard to offer the best...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

If the word 'souvlaki' just conjures up visions of late night lumps of meat wrapped with chips in pita bread from a Kings Cross takeaway before Mike Baird ruined Sydney, Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant is going to come as a bit of a surprise. This Cypriot...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I went to the restaurant to try a different food and different restaurant. At the beginning was all right, I ordered my main dish and after 1 our I asked to the waiter if I had to wait more and then he just forgot to...More

Thank Ludmila I
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I went to the restaurant with a friend trying to experience a new restaurant and a new kind of food. Everything was right then the waiter just forgot to order the main dish. We were waiting for one hour, starving, and asked about what happened...More

Thank Fer H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a compact,Greek-Cypriot restaurant very near to Newtown Train station . Booking is wise. We had the mixed skewers plate and I had to leave quite a bit of mine as the portions were large. This purports to be the only Cypriot restaurant in...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The restaurant is small, very cramped and noisey. Service was slow and not very good. Food was ordinary and some items not even Greek. For the cost of it we felt very dissatisfied.

Thank Stuart A
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Retail 2/324a King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9517 2403
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At Kerasma we pride ourselves on our artisan approach to food, seasonally sourcing sustainable commodities to respect the land and sea. We strive to follow traditional recipes, cooking techniques & customs to honour our Cypriot heritage.

Kerasma only uses the highest quality Australian produce and prepares everything on the premises daily including our bread, potato chips, small goods, marinades and sauces just like it should be.

We cater for every occasion. A great place to catch up with friends after work, or before heading out. We can accommodate groups of all sizes for delicious, traditional Cypriot meals located in Newtown, Sydney’s inner west.
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