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“Great service and fabulous paella”

Postales Spanish Restaurant and Tapas Bar
Ranked #326 of 6,033 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 2 - USD 22
Cuisines: Seafood, Spanish, Bar
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Sydney's best Spanish restaurant offers traditional Spanish food. The cuisine focuses on sensational Spanish favorites including tapas, traditional paella and housemade churros. At lunch time, why not try our $25 per person lunch special with a glass of wine. For those who want a more relaxing environment, order your tapas and sit at Postales Tapas Bar which is nestled to Postales Restaurant.
Reviewed 4 February 2012

I dined at Postales with my husband on a Saturday night and had a wonderful evening. The setting downstairs in the old GPO Building is very atmospheric. The service was first class with a good menu and wine list. However we had come especially for the seafood paella and we weren't disappointed. The ingredients were fresh and tasty and the dish was cooked just right with a lovely bit of thick crust around the edge of the dish, just the way it should be. We also enjoyed the basic olives and bread starter and some beans cooked in butter and garlic. Although we were pretty full after the generous helpings we couldn't resist sharing a plate of churros for dessert - Spanish doughnuts with chocolate sauce. The wines were very pricey but I guess they have to pay the mid city rents somehow. We would happily go back again.

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Thank DeeSydneyAustralia
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Great Spanish food. We had the Fiesta menu which was 7 mixed tapas dishes. Really tasty. Churros for dessert was great too. Spanish beer was nice.

Thank jskiba55
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Reviewed 29 August 2011

Good food and atmos for groups of varying sizes with areas to suit a casual quick drink or a longer sit-down stay.

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Thank Chardy999
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Reviewed 1 August 2011

I visited Postales on a Thursday night in June 2011. The restaurant is huge with a mixture of large and small tables and booths along the wall. I went with some colleagues and even though I hadn't booked they had no trouble fitting us in.

The Service is very efficient with clear explanations of the dishes and wine list and no trouble adapting to dietary requirements.

The wine list has a very good selection of Spanish as well as Australian wine.

The Tapas while not extensive are very tasty and filling as are the main courses. This is an excellent venue in the CBD, and I recommend it highly.

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1  Thank Mountainview547
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Reviewed 29 June 2011

Wandered into the GPO 7pm Saturday night looking for something that wasn't going to be too heavy on the stomach or wallet. Postales succeeded on both counts. No problems getting a table with a good view of the guitarist and nice candle lighting.
We ordered a few selections from the extensive tapas menu and some sangria to accompany it. All of the food was delicious, from the seasoned green beans to the chorizo hotpot, it hit the spot perfectly.
The table behind us ordered a paella, which looked and smelt amazing, but we just couldn't do it justice, so will have to consider returning for one next time.
Postales delivered a very pleasant and enjoyable Saturday evening.

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1  Thank BrassyVet
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