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Intimate eats in the inner north

By Vonbare 9 July 2009 31


Wonder if anyone can recommend somewhere nice for dinner……I’m after a cosy restaurant in Civic/Braddon for a meal tonight.  Nothing too intimate, but somewhere really warm and friendly (not clean lines, modern-esque)– and nice place for two people to go to to sit, catch up, eat, drink wine and have the mood of the place wash over us. 

Any recommendations?


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ant 11:02 am 10 Jul 09

Wow. We used to go to Happy’s in, was it the late 60s?!

jennybel75 10:48 am 10 Jul 09

Does Happy’s still exist?

Yep, it sure does. Jason’s son is now running it and it’s still as good as ever.

blackbetty 12:33 am 10 Jul 09

Delissio Braddon

DanRayner 10:58 pm 09 Jul 09

A little late but +1 to Pulp Kitchen in Ainslie.

Otherwise a touch further afield: La Cantina is excellent and cosy in Narrabundah

Also tried an excellent wood-fied pizza place in Dickson the other night – can’t remember the name of it though.

+1 lanterne rooms (although it’s a little more exxie)

bigred 10:14 pm 09 Jul 09

bit late, but cafe pronto is worth a look.

astrojax 9:28 pm 09 Jul 09

venture a smaller distance into the ‘burbs and go to ‘lanterne rooms’ at campbell shops – shall not be disappointed by either food or ambience… but i’m guessing you’re there, wherever that is, about now…

Clown Killer 8:49 pm 09 Jul 09

Does Happy’s still exist?

ant 8:13 pm 09 Jul 09

Sands said :

Cafe Pronto in Braddon is warm and friendly

Ah ha! When I first read this article, I instantly thought Cafe Pronto, but then couldn’t remember if it was still open. So second the motion.

Sands 5:42 pm 09 Jul 09

I agree whatsinaname – never, ever, ever would I return to Mezzalira. Which is such a shame because I think it looks nice. But the unbelievable (and unwarranted) RUDENESS of the man running it was so astounding that our entire table left and went a few doors down. I honestly didn’t know what to say at the time I was so shocked by their arrogance.

Cafe Pronto in Braddon is warm and friendly or Blu Ginger – the new Indian place opposite Cream – has great food and service.

Mike Bessenger 5:31 pm 09 Jul 09

or maybe it’s jimmys. one of the two anyway.

Mike Bessenger 5:31 pm 09 Jul 09

sammys kitchen in civic. good chinese food.

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