Mode Kitchen & Bar

4.2
30 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Australian
Top tags:
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Mode Kitchen & Bar strikes the perfect balance between casual bistro and fine dining.

Designed by renowned Sydney team Luchetti Krelle, the spacious venue seats up to 200 guests.

Head Chef Francesco Mannelli has produced a menu of simple dishes executed exceptionally well, presented with genuine hospitality and polished service.

Special Offers

Chroma Vivid Dining Experience Set Menu 145PP

Emerge yourself into a sensory dining experience by Mode Kitchen & Bar that will awaken your four senses of sight, sound, taste and smell. The Chroma Dinner is a unique culinary experience that was inspired by the RGB (Red, Green & Blue) colours native to any imagery creation. More than just a dinner, guests will be invited on a journey experiencing VR & olfactive experiences where each meal is inspired by one colour, scent, sound and light.

Terms and Conditions: ·
Please read the full event Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy here: http://modekitchenandbar.com.au/vivid/
Please note:
· Full contact details must be completed when booking this experience.
· Booking is not confirmed until pre-payment has been received, a member of Mode Kitchen & Bar will contact you to take payment upon making this booking.
· Guests to arrive at 6:45pm for a 7pm Start. Duration of experience is up to 2 hours.
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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 24 May 2019

Ends: 15 June 2019

Availability: Daily 18:45-18:45

What 30 People Are Saying
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4.1
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4.1
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3.7
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RJ
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Plesantly surprised! Would def return, gre4t for hosting clients

Mode Kitchen & Bar
Responded on 6 May 2019

Dear RyanJ, Thank you for taking the time to review Mode Kitchen & Bar, it is great to know that you enjoyed your experience with us and would also recommend us as a place to host clients. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Francesco Mannelli Head Chef

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D
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 4

Impressed with the seating arrangements (comfortable corner with sofa as seats with cushions).
Food was good.
The service staff were polite but unfortunately lacked responsiveness to service requests. We had to always call for service including refill of water. Our hostess did not end up taking our order and each time we were served by a different person. To top it off, the bill that we were presented with included orders from another table! We hope management take this feedback on board to remediate the service issues.

Mode Kitchen & Bar
Responded on 28 April 2019

Dear Dreamteam, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Mode Kitchen & Bar, your valuable feedback in regards to service is extremely important to us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our food and comfortable seating. Thank you again. Kind regards, Francesco Mannelli Head Chef

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j
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

great service, waiter very alert and nice. food was great and location nice

Mode Kitchen & Bar
Responded on 28 April 2019

Dear josephl, Thank you for your positive review of Mode Kitchen & Bar, we are extremely happy to hear that you experienced great service and enjoyed our dishes. Kind regards, Francesco Mannelli Head Chef

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CR
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely meal, good service and nice atmosphere. The only reason for 4 stars was that the coffees we had were very disappointing. We know you’re not a coffee bar, but please do you restaurant justice by making a decent cup to match your excellent food.

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JT
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Food taste very normal. Nothing special .
Atmosphere was very ordinary.

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RO
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service - very welcoming & lovely environment for either casual dining or entertaining friends.
The food was superb with some class & difference. We dined on 3 separate occasions & each experience was classy but very comfortable. Staff & service very polished & professional.
We commented on the low noise level due to the design & layout of the area - it was lovely to be able to dine & talk without being disturbed by loud phone conversations, which tends to happen these days !!!
Thank you for a great dining experience - we will come again when we next visit Sydney !!!

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S
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 2

For the price we felt service could've been better. We had to ask for water, refill our own wine glasses, and no one asked what we wanted for dessert after giving us the menus... so we asked for the bill.
And not sure what happened that day my wife got bitten by mosquitos in her legs several times.

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OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was absolutely delicious!
Waiters were also really knowledgable about the menu and were able to explain everything to us and answer any questions we had.

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SA
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Found the restaurant through google maps, booked a table on the website, train ride into town and the perfect experience followed.
Table service fast efficient, food exceptional, wine list with people that know the wines perfect.
All in all a very good experience, will definitely be back.

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D
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Very friendly staff, very good food. Expensive but all Sydney seems to be expensive. A very nice dinner out.

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Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 3

Showed up for Christmas Dinner reservation as set through OpenTable. Regular menu not available and had to eat buffet at a jaw dropping 175 per person. This isn’t a cruise ship it’s the four seasons - more was expected. Nowhere else to go last minute and was an ambush experience. They deliberately and willfully held back the info from us at time of booking that it was a buffet at such a HUGE price until there was no other option. Total exploitation of people who had no other options for Christmas Day. Beware of exploitation in the future from them.

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LX
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We booked table for two on Xmas eve. Really enjoy the experience. Great service from the staff, welcomed with a smile. We got there way earlier than our booking time but got a seat straight away. Food is delicious. The beef is tender and cooked to medium just as I ordered. My husband ordered catch of the day (snapper) and it tasted very fresh and cooked to perfection. Price is very reasonable for the location. Would definitely go again.

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DC
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

More options in the food menu and cheaper prices are appreciated

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CP
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had great time with my friends, we were so much satisfied with foods and service. Definitely visit again soon.

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OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

We had a table reservation for a business lunch. Our group arrived first and we were given our table. Our client arrived subsequently and were given another table even though they had asked for the reservation under my name, which led to an embarrassing situation as both groups were waiting for each other for a good ten minutes before we realised the restaurant’s mistake. The waiter also confused our water and mixed our sparkling and still water glasses.

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FB
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 2

To be honest the food was great specially your beef,but for the services was limits for this kind of place (ask salt and pepper should be on table when your order meat)
Many detail,but the detail make the difference

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VS
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service - great seating and informative staff

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i
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

We went there for lunch. Overall it was still a good lunch, but it wasn't as good as the other fine dining experience we had in Sydney.

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DB
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Arrived on time however the girl at the counter totally ignored us and did not even acknowledge that we were there. She was doing something on paper. Shown to our table waited and had to ask for menu and ask again for drinks menu. Took ages to get drinks then food. Totally shocked with what came out. Cut up steak with next to nothing else on the plate. I had Duck and sent it back as it was cold and very raw in the the middle no heat at all. They then just put it on grill. The garnish of bone marrow was congealed and cold. Would never go there again and would not recommend No value for money at all

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TD
Orange County
17 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

Oysters where too salty and service was less than expected for a 4 seasons restaurant. Not worth the price and service.

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AS
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

I appreciate that you want feedback but not everyone has time to write this many words. Sorry!

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DL
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Awesome service, very attentive and friendly, had mention diet requirements when booking and special occassion. We were looked aftre all evening.

Highly recommend Mode :-)

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MM
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic food! Incredible service! Such a pleasure to be there at every level!

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NE
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

I had the lamb shoulder which was good and my partner had the fish of the day, which he enjoyed. We shared the ricotta cheese cake dessert which was one of the best desserts I have ever had. The pavlova looked pretty spectacular. Staff were attentive and friendly. Overall the meal was a bit pricey (which I guess is normal for the location) , so more something for a special occasion.

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R
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Reserved a table at the Mode for a post-workshop business meal. Every element and course was dead-on perfect. Great wine list and local cocktails. Creative entrees and desserts.

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CS
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

My husband is a chef and his uncle and brother are both executive chefs in other Four Seasons restaurants in other countries. He is familiar with the quality and high standards the Four Seasons restaurants typically uphold. However, we had a very disappointing dining experience here. The food was bland and wildly overpriced for the portions and quality provided. There were not enough service staff either. We had to call someone to ask for a new glass of wine or refill of water. The ambiance was strange too. It was as if the restaurant could not decide whether it wanted to be a fine dining restaurant, a bar, or a lounge. I would not go back or recommend it.

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SH
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

The service was outstanding, the wait staff were attentive and friendly. The food was tasty but the food and wine were very expensive for what it is.

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RY
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great service and great food! Friendly and quiet atmosphere where the waiters were very engaging and spoke several languages.

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JR
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great hotel restaurant
Nice atmosphere, great service polite and attentive
Food is great quality; great school of prawns
Wine list expensive wines the cheap option not the greatest wines
Overall can recommend the restaurant

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JC
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very impressed with the service from all staff, particularly the staff who was allocated to serve us.
He was constantly checking to make sure that all our needs were attended to and was very friendly.
It was my partner's birthday and everyone who served us (total of 5) actually greeted him which was something nice and special. Very nice ambience and would definitely return in the future.

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