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Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse

4.5
4.5
113 reviews
$A101 and over
Steakhouse
A traditional steakhouse experience with a modern twist, Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse has all the sophistication of an established steakhouse yet its rustic charm gives it a funky edge on the rest. A veteran but a pioneer none the less, the oldest, wisest but coolest steakhouse on the Sydney block where the best steakhouse experiences happen.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 15 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, American, Modern Australian

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (02) 9295 5080

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse is the ideal venue for all styles of functions, from the intimate atmosphere of the Private Dining Room to the spacious First Floor Function Room; the venue can cater for all sizes. Our knowledgeable functions team will ensure that your event not only runs smoothly

  • Private party contact

    Vicki: (02) 9295 5080

What 113 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Sydney

    Business Meals

  • Sydney City

    Lunch

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    The problems were there were 1 . Limited to 1 cocktail 2. Bomb Alaska was not flambé but instead a blowtorch was used leaving the meringue making the experience unpleasant 3. The rack of lamb was not rested and hence pan juices on plate.
  2. AW

    AliceW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything is great! A very pleasant dining experience! If there is a chance, I will definitely come again!
  3. m

    michaelp

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    If I had got The food at the pub I would be very happy. Little disappointed. Overall good, but the mash potato was not the best I have ever had. It was hard and tasteless. Steaks were not rested long enough. We both had the 300gm ribeye - medium and we had blood on the plate. I would not rush back back overall pleasant.
  4. GC

    GeorgeC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 June 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Getting the correct cooking duration is a basic for a good steakhouse, ordered medium rare, and was well overdone, ok for your local pub, not a $68 specialist steak house
  5. AD

    AndrewD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 June 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    This old warrior of a restaurant still maintains the high standards it is reknowned for. The oysters Kilpatrick were really good, the steak was excellent and the sides all top notch.
  6. J

    Jules

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 June 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Staff were excellent. Could not fault the service. Food portion was just right and the steak was perfectly cooked. Tables are well placed - not too close together - making conversations easy without a lot of background noise. Would recommend.
  7. SS

    StarrS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was great, staffs were very nice. The steaks are delicious.
  8. EE

    EEEM

    Sydney

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience2
    First impression of the Staff was bad, then sort of ruined the rest.
  9. JL

    JuhyunL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent steak, excellent entree (especially special kingfish tartar), I loved special dessert waffle with banana flambee. Nice staff and cozy ambience with classic interior. I liked everything. Absolutely I will come back.
  10. D

    Debuardo

    Sydney

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 16 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome as always and Vicki and her staff are nothing more than supurb. The steaks are fantastic and if you are not a meet eater try the califlower steak, to die for. This is not to be missed if you are dining in Sydney CBD. Look for us we are there often.
  11. PC

    PeterC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed our dinning experience with you. From the moment we arrived until we left the attention to detail was excellent
  12. RK

    RyuK

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience5
    Steak was very average not much marble taste, T bone was quite spiff , over priced great ambience and friendly staff
  13. RA

    RosaA

    Tropical North Queensland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the service and staff where very helpful and pleasurable
  14. f

    foodiefoodie

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Beautiful historical building. Staff and manager are wonderfully friendly. Food is ok but serving can be bigger - we get 6 pieces of salt and pepper calamari for $20.
  15. C

    Colman

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, Steak cooked good. The place to eat steak
  16. KH

    KatherineH

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Steaks are always beautifully cooked, sides are the perfect size and the service is outstanding.
  17. MM

    MarionM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Enjoyable night, great service. 3 of us split the 650g ribeye. A minor quibble, the bearnaise was bland, lacking that tarragon tang, but the steak was excellent (cooked medium rare at our waiter's suggestion) and the sides were fine. Will be back.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Servizio troppo veloce perché la cucina chiudeva alle 21 il venerdì sera a Sydney
  19. JM

    JoeM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome staff and food, highly recommend this place😀
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience. Highly recommend paying this restaurant a visit. Only thing that could use improvement is the street signage. We had a little trouble finding it. We will be back when we visit Sydney next.
  21. MA

    MasoudA

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    Dear Sir/Madam I would like to bring to your attention about  the experience I had in your king street restaurant tonight.  My wife and I booked for your resturant for today  friday the 20th of May 2022, at 6:45 pm. we arrived a little bit earlier than 6:45pm . our table was near the kitchen at ground floor .  We made our order as soon as we sat on the table .  our order was sour dough and olives for start  one Rib eye steake medium cooked for myself  and ond Rib eye steake medium well,  cooked for my wife ! plus one of each sides in the menue plus sparkling water.  The sparkling water and sour dough plus olives arrived which we finished it quite fast and we waited for the main order  to arrive .  We were waiting for almost 30 minutes after our entree,  but there was no News from our main till I asked the manager what is going on! as usual for last 2 years everything can be blamed on Covid situation and lack of staff which I dont need to argue about it.  Anyway the food arrived after almost 40 minutes , I asked the waiter  if the kitchen staff are in strike! The waiter said NO why? I said because we are waiting too long for our main , but also  we assumed because of my wife's order which was Steak  medium well,  it took longer than usual! However when we cut our stake we found out both steakes are nowhere near what we ordered. both steaks were somewhere around medium rare. I called the Manager and asked him if in his opinion my wife's steak is Medium well and mine is medium! He said in his opinion my steak is rare and my wife's steak is Medium rare! I said I will eat mine but please take my wife's steak and re cook it to medium well please.  In our surprise  the steak was still red in the middle after the second attempt and was at best assumptions medium.   I called the manager again and asked him the same question! If this steak is medium well,  in his opinion! He agreed that the steak is still not we ordered.  The manager was nice enough to sug
  22. AB

    AlanaB

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous service. Premium produce. Delicious meals. Slightly pricey, but you pay for produce.
  23. J

    Jazz

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Good service and delicious food! A little pricey but you know that going in. Could be a bit more generous with the basics at this price point - chip serving w/steak was small, 4 small bits of sourdough @ $2 a pop etc, but overall would definitely recommend. Good wine list and non-steak options too.
  24. KO

    KevinO

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great service, great value and great atmosphere. Will be back
  25. SA

    SarahA

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good old fashioned venue with Great steaks and service.
  26. CP

    CarolP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We were celebrating a birthday and wanted a special venue for the occasion. The food was brilliant, the service was excellent. Only problem is finding the restaurant as it is set back off the street. Perhaps a sign on the footpath would help.
  27. MD

    MichaelD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Most amazing steak I have ever had. Rack of lamb was great. We had 2 servers Sebastian and Teresa. They were so helpful without being intrusive. We ate there for my husband’s birthday and really enjoyed the whole evening. Thank you for a wonderful night.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service & atmosphere, food and wine was amazing
  29. BD

    BruceD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience2
    Too loud. Need noise attenuation. Food and service great
  30. LH

    LitH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Staff forgot our drinks, then also forgot our side dishes. Food was very standard.
  31. AA

    AntonA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Probably the best steak we’ve had in recent memory. Great selection and amazing atmosphere, will certainly be back for more
  32. PG

    PaulG

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    We went on a Friday evening as a group of 6 to celebrate a birthday. All felt that the steaks were exceptional in quality. The ambience was a little quiet despite the restaurant being over half full
  33. VF

    VikkiF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    This restaurant is good if everyone in the group loves steak. Meat cuts and choices were good. Prices as expected for steak.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were running a bit late as we’re off to phantom of the opera - the meals served were and is possibly one of the best cooked steaks I have ever had - to have a 12 yo who normally won’t let me cook medium she even loved it - I recommend this restaurant - Nick out host for the night even gave us some of the no rain luck that he said he had got as it didn’t start raining till shows end . In a past life use to be a regular makes me remember why .
  35. CJ

    CraigJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Enjoyed lovely dinner … food & ambience was excellent
  36. SR

    SteveR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Good service, Steak was cooked as I ordered just not as good as I had hoped. May have just ordered the wrong cut?
  37. JH

    JohnH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall2food5service1ambience2
    One waitress and manager on service, repeated each other’s jobs. Ordered drinks from one, then the other would come and ask what drinks we wanted. Waitress knew absolutely nothing about the menu, kept us waiting to be seated for 5 minutes then we were sat at a table next to three people talking very loudly when the place was about a quarter full. Good was good, waitress messed up the order a little, and would absolutely not recommend nor go there again. Plenty of other specialist steakhouses that have effective staff.
  38. M

    Monster

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Rib eye was great. Tomato salad. Chorizo to start and good red selection. Manager (Vicky) very friendly and helpful.
  39. RF

    RickF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Nice steaks well cooked - that's what we went for. Accompaniments were average and the Cauliflower steak missed the mark. Service was friendly but inexperienced, lucky it was not busy
  40. S

    Steaklover

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience2
    I have been here before and it was quite different this time. The first conversation was an apology for the lack of staff. once seated we ordered drinks, and then entrees... and before the entrees had arrived we were being pressured into ordering mains (this was a 7 pm booking so not late at all). Entrees were ok. A question mark over the weight of the "1kg" T bone - but by all accounts it was great. My steak was something I could have got at any pub - overcooked and a bit stringy. The dessert was good and overall the experience was not quite what I thought it would be. Would I go back? Maybe.

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Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse is rated 4.5 stars by 113 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 15 times today
Google Map for Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse

29A King Street Sydney, AU-NSW 2000

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Sussex

  • Area

    Sydney CBD

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, American, Modern Australian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options

  • Phone number

    (02) 9295 5080

  • Private party facilities

    Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse is the ideal venue for all styles of functions, from the intimate atmosphere of the Private Dining Room to the spacious First Floor Function Room; the venue can cater for all sizes. Our knowledgeable functions team will ensure that your event not only runs smoothly

  • Private party contact

    Vicki: (02) 9295 5080

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