Esquire Drink and Dine

3.8
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7 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Dine with gusto, and drink into the darkness at Sydney’s newest haven in the CBD. Esquire offers reimagined Modern Australian comfort classics, alongside an array of the world’s best spirits and hand-crafted cocktails. From lunch to late night dining, ESQUIRE celebrates high spirits and fine times.
What 7 People Are Saying
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3.8based on recent ratings
4.0
Food
3.7
Service
4.2
Ambience
3.4
Value
Noise · Moderate
73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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NG
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience3

Esquire should be Sydney's answer to Melbourne's Supper Club but it still needs to find its feet in terms of the right level of service (currently either too much or too little and all within the same couple of hours). Nicely decorated venue with potential. Just needs more practice.

RS
Sydney / NSW
9 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Had an early 5.30pm booking after attending Saturday Night Fever:)
From the moment we walked we were made very welcome by all staff & more so by our American waiter Patrick who was simply the best in looking after us & fully explaining each course as it arrived.
The whole ambience of the restaurant & bar was lovely.
We had the Chefs Tasting for two which was a whopping seven courses & dessert plus salad & mash - each dish was well presented & very tasty.
Also finished off with two glasses of Giant Steps Pinot Noir thanks to Mr Sommelier Fabio then Espresso Martinis -WOW!
Thank You again for a great experience - we will be back

N
London
8 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Loved the moody venue and the food was very tasty. The let down was the outrageously priced wine list.

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Chefs menu good value at $65 a head. Nice buzzy atmosphere earlier in the night but after 10pm when the restaurant cleared there was only 1 floor staff & it took us close to 10 minutes to get their attention to pay the bill. Table too small for a group of 4 having the chefs menu with drinks.

J
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2019
Overall1Food2Service3Ambience2

All the staff are clearly new to hospitality. The barmen put so much ice in the cocktails they're undrinkable and taste watered down. Whilst the waiters are trying their best they bother you way too much and get order wrong repeatedly. The portions are far too small for the price.

Perhaps in a few months they might have gotten their act together but it still won't worth the price they're charging.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience5

Beautiful spot. Great food. Service was a minor disaster. Wine didn’t turn up which sort of ruined meal and we asked four times to check. If it was my restaurant I would comp’d some drinks and apologised instead it was more sorry we are busy

EK
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

A nice secluded pocket away from the noise of the shops. Lovely staff too. Only dish we didn’t love was the schnitzel, everything else delicious! Especially the lock and key cocktail. Yum yum. Will definitely be back.