BORN by Tapavino - Barangaroo

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470 reviews
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$40 and under
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Spanish
BóRN is the 3rd venue in the Tapavino stable and takes its cue from the tapas bars & restaurants in & around El Born, Barcelon

Special Offers

25% off your food bill

Dine with us during the months of March, April and May to receive 25% off your food bill. Discount available Monday to Thursday lunch and dinner only for inside tables up to 8 guests. Limited seating available for this offer. However if you can’t find a table online please call the venue or email us and one of our manager will help you. Not valid during Happy Hour, Public Holiday or any other discount offering by us or a 3rd party (voucher). 1.5% surcharge applies to all card payments..

Terms and Conditions: See above.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 8 January 2020

Ends: 30 May 2020

Availability: Daily 12:00-15:00 17:00-21:00

What 470 People Are Saying
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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EF
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Helpful wait staff who advised on food/quantity required and was spot on. Chatty but not intrusive. Noise level low. Ambience difficult to measure due lack of customers but the music was great. Overall a very pleasant experience.

SC
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good food, pleasant helpful staff, great jamon. Will go again.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food
Great service
Gorgeous atmosphere and views

LH
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants in Sydney. Never disappoints. Phenomenal food and wine.

S
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and ambience...it brought back beautiful memories of Barcelona

OT
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pros: Well presented Fun and tasty food. Happy & enthusiastic staff. Buzzing atmosphere in the new shoreline district.

Cons: having been to Spain many times, I can never recall anywhere that didn’t automatically put a basket of complimentary bread on your table. Unfortunately, times have changed and this “authentic” tapas joint charges a hefty $3 po for the privilege🙄

HH
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful meal and wine. Location is stunning. I would particularly like to comment your staff. especially our waiter. Great night. Thank you.

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place to be. Foods are very good as well.

OT
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Terrific night, food excellent, wine interesting, rather noisy (but that’s Barangaroo). Service good with pleasant staff... Until the waitress dumped the bill on our table, filled out water glasses by only a third, and told us we had to leave because the next sitting was due. If you want us to move on, you can at least be pleasant. This waitress, who’d been pleasant until then, was abrupt and rude. The restaurant was one-third empty when we left. No pressure for tables; no-one was waiting. And no tip. Soured an otherwise lovely evening. All other staff were excellent, as was she until that point. Perhaps she missed the people-skills module in Hospitality school.

CW
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, a bit noisy for us. Excellent location by the harbour in the ritzy new Bangaroo district. Reasonable prices good value

JS
London
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Wine menu is overly complex. Great staff. Lovely dessert special!

D
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Staff were great and a fantastic selection of wines

DC
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Never fails to impress.
My guest was a first time visitor and is raving about how great the whole experience was.

LM
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Really lovely food although very overpriced for somethings but others ok . Outstanding table service. I would definitely recommend to eat here at least once just for the experience. Thank you

J
London
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Highly recommended. Staff were great and the food was delicious and catered to Coeliac. Thank you all

JN
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

We have a celebrated our anniversary but the table that we got was near the walkway.Not the best effort.
And the last dish was a mix up!

NK
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Had a few entrees and mains; some food was plain tasteless, some swam in mayonnaise, and some overcooked (the salmon special was extremely dry and hard).

RT
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food is excellent for sharing. The wine list is large and they are all Spanish. The selection by the waiter was very good

PL
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our First visit and found it very impressive. The staff were awesome so very helpful especially as we couldn’t understand the Spanish menu.
The food was great
Our table had water views
Would certainly recommend this restaurant

KB
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As lovely as ever! Love the food, staff are great!!

C
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service. Food is beautiful. A little expensive, but it is Barangaroo. Would definitely go again.

CM
Canberra
4 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our lunch at Born on a Friday, lots of people about so it have a great buzz about the place, we arrived early and the table was ready.
The staff assisted us with the extensive wine list, as we were not familiar with a lot of the Spanish wines on offer, looking forward to trying some more on our next visit.
Again the staff helped with the menu as this was our first visit, we all really enjoyed the wine on offer, great staff, some excellent cocktails and superb food.
Looking forward to dining there again.

R
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We shared dishes and were really happy with the variety and quality. The restaurant was also very accommodating for a member of our group who has special dietary requirements, and they modified some of the dishes so she had more options.

IP
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service, our server was very helpful and polite, and the food was delicious! This was my second visit and would certainly recommend to friends and family.

L
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Had great meals here before, but sadly this was not one of them. Disappointing. Sorry, but you asked. I'll still probably return but a bit warily.

SA
Sydney / NSW
5 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Both the food and service were fantastic. I wouldn't hesitate to visit here again on my return trips to Sydney

JA
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I went with a vegetarian friend, great selection. Helpful with wine selection. We had an early sitting but felt no pressure to leave. Lovely evening. Looking forward to returning.

RK
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good place, good food, Spanish, good views. Try tapas

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good food and love that there was a lot of options

RB
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food, knowledgeable and friendly service. Would highly recommend.

JW
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was fantanstic, and service was brilliant too!

D
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I celebrated my birthday lunch at BORN by Tapavino, and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience! My family had recommended this restaurant for my friends and I to go to, and I am so glad I took there word for it. Location is great! Right opposite the ferry wharf with a beautiful view! We ordered the lunch set menu, and found the food to be exceptional! In addition to this, the service was also lovely. The staff were kind and prompt, and were very much cultured! We also received 25% off our entire bill due to their monthly promotions which are great! Overall, such an enjoyable time, and can not wait to go back again!!!

BW
1 review
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food was marvellous, the service staff very helpful and knowledgeable, overall a great dining experience.

SZ
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Have been to Tapavino a few times over the years and I must say they do not disappoint.

K
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience4

One of my favourite restaurants in Sydney! I’m a regular customer and recommend to friends and family! The food never disappoints!

Service this time was extremely poor! We were originally told there was nothing but a desert special which ended up been wrong once we asked another waiter. We waited for an unacceptably amount of time for our food and wine recommendation from our waitress wasn’t great. We requested a recommendation for a dry Rosè and ended up with a sweet Rosè! Our waitress was either new and required training or was having a bad night (which happens to everyone) .

The food and atmosphere is always fantastic which is why I’ll continue to go back and recommend to friends!

CM
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience4

The food here never disappoints, however the serving sizes seem to have shrunk over time which is very disappointing.

YT
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had lunch with friends- food, service, ambience was excellent. Loved the sardines and croquettes. Will definitely return

CP
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Beautiful food and the service was great. My only issue was our table was booked for 2 hours and 20 minutes before our time was up we were being asked to head to the bar to finish our drinks and dessert.

C
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food, wine and service was amazing. Will definitely be back soon.

OT
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great for a second date