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Abattoir Blues, Sydney Olympic, AU-NSW

Abattoir Blues

4.5
4.5
126 Reviews
$40 and under
Breakfast
Abattoir Blues is Sydney Olympic Park’s notorious, fully-licensed, boutique diner hidden away in a historic 1900’s abattoir building. Capturing the heart and soul of the Park, Abattoir Blues is a restaurant, café and bar experience worth discovering.

Our menu features high quality comfort food including specialty coffee, classic hot breakfasts, hearty lunches and a selection of fresh bakery goods – open for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the week.

The Pasta House by Abattoir Blues is a new and exciting night time concept started by the team here at Abattoir Blues. Our menu features fresh, handmade pasta by our head chef, and a variety of traditional and unique sauces.

We are open for all events in the park, and extend our trading hours to accommodate patrons and punters before a concert, sporting event or whatever reason you are in the park. We are the locals choice dining spot, and a hotspot for those visiting the park.

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2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 6 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Breakfast, Australian, Pub

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:30 am–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 8:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (02) 8970 2406

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Jacqui Ektoros

  • Neighborhood

    Homebush

  • Parking details

    Ample parking complexes surrounding the heritage precinct. There are also plenty of metered and unmetered parking choices.Free 2 hour parking is located on Olympic Blvd, adjacent to the ANZ Stadium. There is also 1 hour parking along Showground Road, adjacent to the Novotel and the Heritage Precinct.

  • Public transit

    We are located at the footstep of Sydney Olympic Park Train Station, as well as a bus stop right in front of our venue. We are building C within the Abattoir Heritage Precinct. We are quite hidden, however there are signs within the heritage precinct that will guide you to our venue.

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Birthday + Complimentary Bottle Wine

    Multiple dates available
    It's your birthday! It's your day to celebrate and what better way to celebrate than with a FREE* bottle of wine. Enjoy a complimentary bottle of red, white or sparkling wine when you book for a table of 6 or more! *Terms & Conditions: ----------- The Offer: 1. One complimentary bottle of house red, sparkling or white wine. Terms: 2. Offer only redeemable for bookings of 6 or more persons. 3. Diners must be over the age of 18 to participate in the offer. 4. Offer is one bottle, per booking. 5. Birthday must be within 14 days of booking / dine-in date. ID may be asked to verify. 6. Offer not redeemable on event days. 7. Responsible service of alcohol applies.

What 126 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Sydney

    Great for Brunch

  • Sydney

    Outdoor Dining

  • Inner West

    Best Food

  • Inner West

    Best Value

  • Inner West

    Good for Groups

  • Inner West

    Great for Lunch

  • Inner West

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. LC

    LindaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanks for the lovely experience. Our immediate family who all live in different parts of the State met up together for a lovely lunch in a sunny spot before watching a game of netball locally. Much appreciated. A lot better than a hotdog at the game!!
  2. DG

    DarylG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, friendly owner, nice ambience, good place to chill
  3. WD

    WendyD

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A great venue, friendly staff and wonderful entertainment by the band
  4. FJ

    FrancesJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Complete self service via QR system undersells the perception of service & undersells add ons such as drinks, etc
  5. FB

    FionaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous food - highly recommend the falafel bowl. So easy to pre-order online. Lovely staff and great service.
  6. DB

    DanielleB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great food with a varied menu. Lovely vibe and nice service. Will definitely be back.
  7. ZK

    ZoeK

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hidden gem in the middle of Sydney Olympic Park. Great outdoor seating, nice food, lovely staff and free live entertainment every Friday and Saturday nigh. Dogs allowed - you can even order some treats for your dog as they have a special dog menu!!! We love this place
  8. D

    Dani

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was spectacular. Im old so music a bit loud for me. Loved it tho, will go back :)
  9. K

    Kimi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    A lovely little spot for a weekend brunch. Will definitely be back!
  10. RR

    ReneeR

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Good size meals and well priced. Good range of drinks
  11. K

    Kylie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been to Abattoir Blues a few times now & love it! I The food, service and ambience are all amazing!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    First time going to Abbatoir Blues and it did not disappoint! The eggs Benny was to die for! Had to go back there again the next day for another wonderful breakfast!
  13. PM

    PhilippaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, friendly staff and a great atmosphere. Loved that you can order directly from the table. Fast service.
  14. TR

    TrishR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, incredible food and staff were very friendly and went out of their way to ensure you were more than happy with everything :)
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Very well organised given there was a major event on at Stadium Australia with orders processed quickly and drinks and food served quickly. Excellent diverse menu choice - even allowing for the more limited Events Menu. Some tables, near the kitchen, feel a bit disconnected from main area and outside, but maybe some customers will prefer this type of ‘privacy’. Great outdoor area.
  16. DE

    DebE

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My go to place before or after events. Predrink and a couple of share plates before the AFL. $16 for 3 arancini balls may seem a tad expensive but they are amazing ! The homemade sauce 🤌🏻
  17. GM

    GregM

    Canberra

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    Booked online for a late lunch. No indication that the slot offered was between sittings and we could be served only coffee for first 25 minutes. Also no mention that only the limited “event” menu would be available. Disappointing! Food OK.
  18. AB

    AimeeB

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a great little place especially if you have dogs , there is a digging menu and area outside that is covered enough to protect from a shower!
  19. SS

    SteveS

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly fast service, tasty food and a beautiful location makes this the perfect stop for a pre-game meal and catchup with friends
  20. RF

    RickF

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great night out , food was delicious, music was brilliant
  21. MI

    MargoI

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Nice spot and food is very nice but its expensive for brunch.
  22. GM

    GarrikM

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great little restaurant with big open outdoor area. Food is brilliant.
  23. A

    Alana

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and amazing service! Would highly recommend!
  24. M

    Manz

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Nice outdoor dining, not busy so was a relaxing lunch, nice decent spaces between tables..
  25. MK

    MarnieK

    Victoria

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    It was a nice cafe, I wouldn’t say the menu was inspired. The food was average my partner had the burger which was nice, I had the pasta which was over cooked, although the texture of the pasta was perfect and it was yummy just a little over cooked.
  26. KE

    KimE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and service, we will definitely return. Thank you
  27. EV

    EvaV

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We had a table booked for 6 o’clock and had ordered our door by 6.10. Drinks came out 40 mins later and we had to cancel our food order by 7pm as we had a show to watch at 7.30. We were told to be patient however we had ordered the cold meats which required no cooking so not sure why we were told to be patient. Would not even consider going back
  28. CN

    ChrisN

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We booked for four people and were greeted with a smile and a bottle of water. Ordered via the app which was convenient but asking for a tip was a bit rich as the prices were high. Table was unstable and small for four adults. Food was good but mains came out before entrees. It was an events menu so food was pre - prepared. Drinks prices were good and came out quickly.
  29. T

    Tulip

    Sydney

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Very poor service, missed some of our drinks and waited one hour to get them, 2 hours later no main meal we ended up leaving. Would definitely not be going back
  30. MM

    MarianM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Malone, Friday 21 for 10 people Everyone enjoyed the food. the Lasagne was particularly good. What some of us didn't like was the ordering scenario. Whilst we are all are computer literate, none of us like having to order from phones or ipads. If we went back there I would like to see some hard copies (paper menus) please. It should be no effort for you to have some available and offer the option. Overall, an enjoyable night. Kind regards Marian Malone
  31. DM

    DenaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The falafel nourish bowl was delicious. The staff were kind. So much character at this cafe — the architecture, the decor, the music and the plants nearby.
  32. ML

    MichelleL

    Tasmania

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Staff are lovely and very helpful. Nice to place for a Sunday brunch.
  33. JW

    JmWatson

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    No cocktails available. Overpriced. Poor customer service

    Abattoir BluesResponded on January 13, 2022Hi JmWatson, Unfortunately we have lost a number of trained staff that weekend due to the effects of the recent Omicron outbreak. We have been undergoing some training of new staff and as a result, had to switch off the cocktails on this date. I'm sorry your experience at our establishment was affected. We are doing the best we can to keep our doors open and appreciate your understanding. Regards, Andrew - Management

  34. R

    Rolf

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    After walking around checking out the other food venues we decided on Abattoir Blue for the outside ambience of the old building and the mosaic tiles. Service was extremely excellent, beer ice cold and the food excellent and good value. Highly recommend this place.
  35. S

    Sammysilver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great outdoor atmosphere with fine wine and food.
  36. HD

    HollyD

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great atmosphere. Friendly staff. Will be back.
  37. S

    Sarah

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous cafe with lovely food and attentive service. Worth a visit!
  38. N

    Naomi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was amazing. Will definitely go back again to eat.
  39. ML

    MeredithL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2021

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    We had a great meal here after the game at Stadium Australia! Quick, friendly service with efficient ordering system. The house made gnocchi was delicious!
  40. LL

    LeeLeeK

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a lovely place, lovely staff, food was delivered timely and so amazing.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated
    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Abattoir Blues is rated 4.5 stars by 126 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 6 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Abattoir Blues

Dawn Fraser Ave Building C, Abattoir Heritage Precinct Sydney Olympic, AU-NSW 2127

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Homebush

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:30 am–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 8:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Breakfast, Australian, Pub

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Ample parking complexes surrounding the heritage precinct. There are also plenty of metered and unmetered parking choices.Free 2 hour parking is located on Olympic Blvd, adjacent to the ANZ Stadium. There is also 1 hour parking along Showground Road, adjacent to the Novotel and the Heritage Precinct.

  • Public transit

    We are located at the footstep of Sydney Olympic Park Train Station, as well as a bus stop right in front of our venue. We are building C within the Abattoir Heritage Precinct. We are quite hidden, however there are signs within the heritage precinct that will guide you to our venue.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Jacqui Ektoros

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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