Hartsyard

4.6
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481 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Australian
Hartsyard is an award winning restaurant located in the heart of Newtown. Owned and operated by Australian born Jarrod Walsh and Hong Kong raised Dorothy Lee, whom have both worked in some of the best restaurants in Australia. Our philosophy is to showcase the best local produce Australia has to offer and tie that in with asian flavours and techniques. Our ever changing menu is inspired by the changing seasons so every experience will differ! We offer both an al a carte and set menu with the option for matched beverages.

Hartsyard is set on Enmore road embracing the neighbourhood vibe in a relaxed casual environment. We have limited outside seating in the warmer months. Hartsyard is only a two minute walk from Newtown station.

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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.1
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ShaeD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

My 40th birthday was not memorable due to the food.

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Dunc
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

The current set menu at Hartsyard is very good and the matched wines And the service are also fantastic.
Highly recommended.

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JessM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Beautiful everything. My only (tiny) criticism was that the chairs were a little uncomfortable and it was very loud with lots of people in a small space but it was just such a lovely evening. Will definitely return. Particularly adored the sommelier.

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vipEmmanuelB
Sydney / NSW
13 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service. Highly Recommended!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and staff , great vibe in the dining overall a great place for a date

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LDoo
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding. Glorious food. Great wine selection. Impecable service. Loved it from start to finish

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Daniellelauren
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A lovely time! Delicious food and great wine. Each dish was so good. Will definitely be back!

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Tahoe
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service, quality food, totally recommended.

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PeterT
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Visited Hartsyard on a whim and did not regret it. Food was exceptional and was a great display of variety. The wine was also amazing. Will definitely be heading back regularly as the menu changes

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JennyT
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and great service. Staffs are very attentive even it was a Friday night. Will definitely be back!

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MarkK
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great evening at Hartsyard which is a perfect venue for a couple of friends to catch up. The wait staff were great, knowing when to leave us when we were deep in conversation but equally engaging when it was obvious we needed to be topped up. The multi course set menu tasted delicious and was not overly long-winded which some can be. The matching wines were perfectly selected as well so they made a great accompaniment to each of the various dishes as well as taking the hassle our of having to decide yourself!!
All in all a great night, with perfect food & wine and superb company. Can't wait to go back again.

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TimA
Sydney / NSW
5 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic set menu served by helpful and friendly staff. Great to see the post Covid Hartsyard as good as the pre !
Thanks

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KimA
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had their set menu with matched beverages. I doubt they would self describe as "fine dining" but the food was on par with quality, and ahead with creative dishes and flavours. The raw coral prawn tart and the wood grilled Wagyu were the standout dishes. Overall, really great value, and I plan to be back!

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RachaelM
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a fabulous dining experience, the bar tender (sorry, we didn't get his name) talked us through the drinks pairings that made all the difference.
I had dietary requirements (pregnant!) and was blown away by how much attention to detail all staff had to this. Thank you.

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anetr
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love the concept of the one single set menu that will be adapted to your food needs and/or restrictions. It is a sustainable concept that can fully focus on giving you one taste bomb after the other, no matter if you are vegan, seagan, glutenfree or actually eat everything.
And for the quality Hartsyard serves it is great value. I will keep coming back for sure.

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AntheaC
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautifully crafted and creative food, and with the matched wines some really interesting and inventive combinations. A beautiful experience!

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Lissa
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great meal, lovely, warm service. It was our first night out after lockdown, couldn't have had a nice time or better food!

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BrookeZ
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

One of the best meals I have eaten. The food is sublime. Dare I say, better than Quay? YES! And OMG that pork!
The matching wines and sake were spot on. Our server was so knowledgeable, wish I had gotten her name , she is very very good, an absolute asset to the restaurant.

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SophieA
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just love it! I have been several times and this is for sure one of my favourite restaurants in Sydney. Food is always amazing, service is friendly and attentive without being overbearing. You will never have to worry about being thirsty here! Thank you Hartsyard team for a great first restaurant experience since the shutdown.

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Gapples
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service and amazing food. The degustation menu was amazing and the portions were just the right size so you did not feel like you had to 'fit' the later courses in. Some amazing minimal intervention wines on the menu too. Our first outing post the lock down and it was worth it.

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TinaC
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Aidan was awesome. He was hospitable, informative, fun & entertaining. We enjoyed our time there, loved the food and definitely will come back again. Was lovely to have head chef come out and serve and super impressed how you all took care of my shellfish allergy. I don’t normally mention my allergy but was very grateful considering the amazing menu that dot asked prior at reservation confirmation call. Thank you and look forward to coming again soon.

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Emma
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is incredible and melts in your mouth. I really enjoyed that the matching 'wines' was not just wines.

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JohnB
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food and service were excellent. A small complaint on social distancing of the wait staff.

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DavidA
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food, great service, amazing wine list. A favourite restaurant!

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GavinM
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very interesting range of dishes in a casual atmosphere

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ARTIEJ
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Great food,good service with a smile. Unpretentious. Definitely recommend to anyone.

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SuzannaS
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was divine! Each dish was cleverly well put together, could not fault any dishes. My favorite is the pork jowl!
Service was also great. Had a great experience and would come again.
Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Folks were in town. They loved it (as did we) - the service was excellent and the food amazing. The fried bread with Uni an amazing touch.

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JosephC
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Staff were fantastic. They even made us feel comfortable bringing our 4yr old. The food was amazing and they allowed us to swap in some interesting menu items to the set menu. Great place. Great people. Great food. Great Booze !

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Rupal
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience5

The food was good, but after $170 for 2 people (with a glass of wine each), I was still hungry.

The waitress was impatient, unhelpful, and seemingly uninterested in us.

It's been a few years since I've been here and I was quite disappointed.

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DBondT
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service from arrival to departure. Never felt rushed. All the food was fantastic with a high hit rate of winners. Solid drinks list that's very well priced meaning you don't have to break the budget to get a well matched drop. Great atmosphere for a small space. The quality and creativity of the food coming out of the kitchen is up there with the best in Sydney. Even desserts wowed our table which can be a tough push for a lot of restaurants. Went al la carte with 5pax and ate almost the entire menu. Our 1 vegetarian had more than enough options and was equally pleased. Will definitely be going back. Maybe just to see the lovely plates and bowls they use as well!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Been passing by this place for a while now! Knew it was a as good as it looks 🕺🏼
Was waiting to find someone worth taking to this place all worth its value
The mango dessert is a MUST
Might have to make it a regular thing 🤯

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Wendy
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great service from all staff members, value for money and good food.

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MMT22
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food, friendly staff and ambience but the servings are small and more on the expensive side. This would be a place to go on special occasions and if you'd like to have food that is unique.

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IanH
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic innovative food, excellent wine list and friendly, informed staff

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CoryR
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Beer was served in a very small cup.

Food was delicious. Service is okay.

We felt a little rushed At the end when we got given the bill at 8:30 and the dessert arrived at 8:26. We ate really quick through the course as we were hungry, but there was a bit of a lag between the dishes.

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I took my partner to Hartsyard for the first time for valentines and she loved it! Everything was spot on. Service was excellent, food was very presentable and delicious. Highly recommended and will definitely be back for more!

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Cathers
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service - the waitstaff were friendly, informative and efficient. Nothing was too much trouble and their attention to detail was amazing. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Great venue for group of five or more who want to take their time over a meal and try lots of different things.

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ChristopherF
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome food and even more awesome staff. Will definitely return

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AdamW
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

After reading some negative reviews on TripAdvisor I was a little dubious, but we had a great meal! We did the tasting menu. We were pleasantly full by the end of it! The standouts were the octopus and the pork jowel. Highly recommend!

FAQs

Hartsyard offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (02) 8068 1473.

Hartsyard is rated 4.6 stars by 481 OpenTable diners.

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