Mjølner Sydney

4.7
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$41 to $100
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Mjølner Sydney is a sophisticated yet fun whisky bar and restaurant created in Thor’s image. A contemporary interpretation of the Viking feasts and celebrations. Mjølner aims to delive a unique dining experience offering our guests escapism with the enjoyment of fine food and world class beverages.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.3
Value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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WD
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We absolutely loved the whole evening ..... have recommended to a lot of friends already 😊😊

MC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This place has amazing scenery great host the food was amazing unique cocktail and wines. I recommend for a special occasion

EH
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Very cool place with amazing food. I feel bad not scoring 5’s across the board but we booked on for lunch and wish we had done dinner instead. I’m sure the ambiance/atmosphere and overall experience would have been better at night time (there were only 4 tables in). We will 100% go back as the food was delicious, but definitely book for an evening.

GM
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Service was very slow, waited almost 90 mins for mains to come out. Good experience otherwise - food and drinks were pricey (which we expected) but fantastic.

K
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

I would recommend to our friends that all of the food we got was lovely , the staff great and the atmosphere fantastic however the mains didn’t have any accompaniment which would have been nice rather than having to order sides as well which added up quite a bit.
Also my partner was looking forward to the 900g steak which he saw on the menu a week ago and was disappointed to hear how often the menu changes.

T
1 review
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

My partner and I have been here before and we enjoyed it. We told our friends about it and they wanted to come try it out. It took a while to organise but we finally made it.

On arrival we had to wait a few minutes to be seen - I don’t normally mind waiting as I understand during busy times but this time was just a bit longer.

We all had the beef rib and pork belly with potato, carrot and broccoli sides. The broccoli was the winner out of the vegetables, though they were all fantastic. My beef rib was tender and amazing to eat. I also managed to steal a bit of pork belly off my partner and that was pretty tasty also.

I went to the bar to order a few cocktails; the lovely blonde lady behind the counter was amazing.
She was very helpful in navigating me around the cocktail list and also the whiskey. Two thumbs up for her!
I didn’t get her name, but I would like to Thank her!

Over all we enjoyed ourselves, the food was great and atmosphere also.

CB
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was the most amazing place i have ever been to. The food was next level perfection. The atmosphere was real cool and the service and waitress made the whole experience even better. I will and have already highly recommend this to everyone

KG
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience5

Overall it was a good experience from the cocktails and the atmosphere. Food was great but unfortunately we had to wait almost 40 mins for our starter ( oysters ) because i think our server forgot to put our order through.
He didn’t admit being wrong but i just knew it, i work in the hospitality industry so i know how much pressure it is when it gets busy but if he would of just told us he made a mistake we would of totally understood but instead he just blamed the kitchen.
I wanted this to be special as it was my fianće birthday but unfortunately that little mistake ruined a small portion of our night, apart from that we like the place and will eventually return but maybe not for a while

Kat

BP
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

An amazing venue with a very unique vibe to it, almost as if you are walking into a nordic tavern from a legend. Drinking from the horns is a nice touch. The food is also high quality. However be prepared to pay a premium for the experience.

MA
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

Great atmosphere and our waiter was awesome, not sure I'd go back a second time as the food was super expensive for what it was.

PC
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Food was incredible, and the atmosphere was great, with the exception of the music which end3d up being super distracting from allbthe awesome. Rap seemed a little off brand.... How does one get to Valhalla with hydrolic suspension, afterall??

LS
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had an intimate family dinner for my birthday and was given nothing but excellent service from Manager Elizabeth and her staff. We required wheelchair access and the staff went above and beyond to make sure all needs were met. We look forward to our next feast.

l
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Viking inspired, the venue looks great & the staff are friendly & knowledgeable. The food is generous in portion & full of flavours you don’t usually find in foods often considered ‘comfort’. Lots of quirky including hand forged knives & hand made crockery.

A
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience4

No beef on the menu. Extremely small servings (ribs) for over $50 not including anything else on the plate, ribs were grizzly.
$16 carrots (x2) as a side...$8per carrot!! I was expecting a lot more food for the price

CM
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food experience, we tried beef ribs and pork belly and both OUTSTANDING!! It's not a restaurant you can go every week because it's not cheap, but perfect and worthy for a special occasion! Very good customer service as well.

SS
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

Booking was for 7:45, didn't get seated til 8:15. Our starter was over before our wine came (which we had to ask for!) Staff did not seem interested. When offering our knives, the time was as if they had said the same thing 100's and were fed up.

DE
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

We have been to Mjolner once before and overall it was a spectacular experience. This time around everything was great except you could tell there were not enough staff on, as there were a few big groups as well as a function going on. This meant that drinks we ordered did not come for over 45min and when approaching our waiter (who took ages to acknowledge us), there was no recollection of our order and a bit of a dismissal of our slight frustration. Other than that, great time as per usual but if there are multiple large groups and a function or so, would consider putting another staff member on

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome atmosphere, amazing food and an incredibly attentive team making it all happen

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot for rare experience!

MR
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely spectacular, and I’m picky.
My group of 8 had a blast.
Excellent music.
Excellent staff.
Excellent food and drink.
Loved all the special touches and there were many.

Even a birthday card from the staff to my partner which he thought was fabulous.

We will be back and referring everyone.

PC
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Really great ambience , rather expensive and would like a wider choice but over all very pleased, my son absolutely loved it and I’ll definitely be back.

FJ
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic ambience- service, food and a real experience.

S
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience1

Food was nice but for the amount of money we paid for our group of 15, it just wasn’t worth it.
This restaurant is suppose to be Scandinavian themed, yet the music you decided to play was RnB??? Where was the traditional Scandinavian music??
It’s cool that you can drink mead from a horn but that’s about it.
Honestly disappointed with my experience here. You could do so much better.

Mjølner Sydney
Responded on 29 December 2019

Hi Stephen, we are very sorry you felt disappointed with your visit. The venue is meant to be inspired rather than themed and the owner, who is Norwegian, feels strongly about the choice of music we play. Also, we serve many groups your size the set menu, which you requested to be optional and we were unable to do as Saturdays are our busiest days, and extremely rarely get complaints as to either quality or quantity. We'd love for you to give us another shot and hope you return. Skål!

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JM
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Great ambiance, great service, pricey but delicious food. Music choices were a broke the atmosphere, otherwise great!

TW
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank you Jan and Mojner team for a great experience

O
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Amazing food great evening
Service was very good
I will definitely come back again👨🏻‍🍳🔪🍺



Mjølner are a place I would recommend to other people

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good experience for Viking cuisine

MT
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We had a great moment in mjolnir ! Overall having a more medieval or Nordic music would have been even better but we'll be back as soon as possible :)

S
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience5

Returning customer, food is scrumptious! This time around the poorest service ever received in my life! Shame! I booked the small team from interstate Xmas do, it was disappointing. Hoping for better service next time as the food is worth giving it another go.

CM
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall4Food3Service2Ambience5

Although the experience is unique, the food is not soo tasty, definitely do not order the fish as the flavour is really plain, the entrance are small for the price we paid qand our waiter wasn’t to friendly, she seemed to be on a rush while serving us.

B
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall1Food2Service5Ambience1

Very dissapointing. Definately wouldn't go back. Overpriced and too noisy as stag do sat next to us which staff did nothing to try and quiet down- fine with noise but they were swearing loadly and clearly drunk which wasn't pleasant to be around. Food was very average and far too expensive for what it was. Staff friendly but need to be more disciplined with large rowdy groups. It felt like I was in a night club as opposed to a good quality restaurant and the unclean, paperless toilets didn't help matters. They also seated my partner and I on a table of 4 with another couple which was serously awkward for all parties involved- it's not McDonalds. Horns and a themed menu don't justify a poor experience.

AD
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic overall experience. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

SJ
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience4

This being the worst experience I’ve had due to the slow and bad service which is a real shame as I’ve been twice before and it’s been outstanding. Standards seem to have dropped

KM
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and we has an absolutely amazing experience. The food was divine with generous servings. It was a whole experience on the night rather than just a meal. I would definitely recommend it as a place to try.

L
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had heard recommendations of this restaurant and had to try. Loads of fun!

PK
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great unique experience with just the right amount of Viking novelty and charm! Excellent food.

KL
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Atmosphere was great, the beautiful knives need a sharpen, I couldn't cut my dinner with them

AC
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This was the second time coming to Mjölner. The food was amazing again, as was the service and the atmosphere. A wicked place for a catch-up with great friends after a long break. I'll definitely be coming back in the future.

RY
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff, food, drinks and theme was absolutely amazing. We’ll definitely will be back!!!

S
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food and service. Atmosphere was lovely with the exception of one very loud table of people which spoiled it slightly. However, after moving out to the Bar area it was lovely with the great staff making delicious cocktails and providing interesting info on the many different Whiskys that they hold. A great time overall.