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Patagonian Toothfish – Redfern

Patagonian Toothfish is a South American Restaurant located in the heart of Redffern. It is about a 10 minute stroll from the station, or you could just drive straight there and park on one of the side streets. It wasn’t particularly busy when we went, but we had an early dinner.

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The restaurant is quite small inside, but has a nice cozy feel about it.


Albondigas con Tuco
Traditional Spanish meatballs in a spicy tomato salsa (GF)

The meatballs were a little on the dry side but the flavour was nice. Not too overpowering. The salsa was slightly spicy, and the sauce light in texture.


Croquettas de jamon
Creamy mixture of potatoes, jamon, Spanish herbs
Rolled in bread crumbs and lightly fried served with aioli

Not too oily. Dip generously into the Aioli as it is a little dry without.


Chupin de Marisco
Blue swimmer crab claw, prawns, mussels, octopus, scallops and squid
Served in a tomato & saffron broth with rustic bread(GF)

Perfect dish for a cold day. The mussels, prawns, scallops and Squid were all nicely cooked. Not overly chewy/mushy.. But not sure where the blue swimmer crab was? The broth was light, so if you aren’t a fan of heavy, creamy type dishes then this one’s for you.


Spinach and ricotta Ravioli
Ravioli simmered in a rich napolitana sauce with touch of cream (V)

A nice pasta dish. However even as a fan of spicy foods, I think it needs to be in the menu description for diners with low spice tolerance. Otherwise, nice lovely flavours, and the ravioli cooked just right.

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Spanish Rice Pudding

Nice, creamy and quite sweet. Comes out nice and warm.


Sweet revenge Ricotta cheese served with whipped cream and

Ricotta sounds really strange in the context of a dessert , but it’s very similar to any other cheesecake.  It has a caramel flavour, and sticks to the roof of your mouth with each mouthful.

Patagonian Toohfish can be found at:

231 Chalmers Street, Redfern Australia 2016


Eat Love Pizza



Eat Love Pizza is located in a prime location in Darling Harbour right next to the Imax Theatre. Strangely enough its prime location does not help in bringing in customers unfortunately. As you walk around the bend from Darling Harbour to Cockle Bay Wharf you tend not to see the rest of the restaurant. I have walked past this restaurant many times, and just assumed that it was some kind of take out place.

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We decided to give this place a couple weeks ago, and thought that the decor was much nicer than we had anticipated.



Arancini Balls. These tasted ‘breadier’ and drier than the usual arancini balls I have had in the past. The added sauce is a necessity in this case. I wasn’t blown away. Perhaps a different kind of sauce rather than something that is essentially Tomato Sauce would raise it up another level.



Frittata. Nice and light, and the salad complimented it very well.


Gamberi  Tomato base, garlic tiger prawns, chilli, wilted spinach & sweet chilli sauce

I really enjoyed this pizza.  Although I think it could do with a little more chilli/spice as it is listed in the ingredients.


Peking Duck Tomato base, marinated duck, chilli, toasted sesame seeds, rocket, orange & hoi sin.


Rose & Vanilla Panacotta 16.00 With spiced marsala blueberries & biscotti



Gelato & Sorbet  With biscotti.Chefs Selection. Cookies and Cream, Coconut and some fruity one. The cookies and cream tasted pretty standard, the coconut tasted like coconut milk you get out of a can. Unfortunately I didn’t catch the flavour of the fruity one, but it tasted a lot like Fruit Tingle Lollies. Awesome.