A friend from Japan was in Sydney on holiday so where to go for dinner? A German restaurant… Bavarian Bier Cafe on York St was where we ended up, seated downstairs on a long bench style table. It was Friday night so the place was very busy and also very noisy! Not the place for a quiet dinner and conversation.
You can’t go to a beer cafe without ordering some beer so we tried out the ‘3 Pure Bier’ a 200ml’s taste of 3 different beers. After waiting a long time for are meal to come the waiter comes and apologies for the delay and says are meals were given to someone else and offers some free drinks or desert so I chose a desert. Thought it was nice that they admitted a mistake, it was not much after then the meals came out.
The tasting plate is an all meat affair lots of tasty pork with some mash and sour kraut. Schnitzel and the pork belly are the best I like the crisp skin on the pork belly, sausages are ok but not a highlight of the dish. Oven baked schnitzel is nice baking it gives it a different taste then fried.
I am a fan of the food at the Bavarian Bier Cafe I have been many times and always enjoyed it. If you like generous servings of meat and beer is a good place to go.
3 Pure Bier- Flight a 200ml sample of: Löwenbräu Original, Paulaner Premium Pils, Franziskaner Hefe-Weissbier Hell – $13
Bavarian Tasting Platter Succulent Pork Belly, Sausages and Schnitzel all served with Traditional Bavarian Condiments – $27.5
Oven baked Chicken Schnitzel Free-range Chicken Thigh Dipped in Yoghurt & Emmenthal cheese, then dusted in Breadcrumbs served with Green Salad – $26
Swiss Schnitzel Chicken Schnitzel topped with Swiss Cheese and Double Smoked Leg Ham served with Potato Salad – $29
Chocolate Delice with Summer Berries and Toasted Almond Ice Cream – $12
After diner we walked down to the rocks and checked out the lights of the Vivid Festival and were lucky to see some fireworks too!
24 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000