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Total Dimmi Score

8.8
486 reviews
Recommended
(9.2)
Food
(8.8)
Service
(9.1)
Value for money
(8.0)
Atmosphere
(8.6)

dined on Sat, 7 Jul 2018

(9)
Great hidden Italian restaurant with great food and service. The atmosphere is romantic and very pretty. Will definitely be back.
Katherine

dined on Sat, 23 Jun 2018

(10)
Fabulous service and always welcoming. Wine and food was delicious. Balmain’s best!

dined on Fri, 14 Dec 2018

(8)
No aircon so gets hot

dined on Fri, 14 Dec 2018

(7)
Lovely restaurant but very small portions. The pasta mains were starter size and we left feeling hungry after a starter and main each and shared dessert (and we are only small people).

dined on Fri, 14 Dec 2018

(10)
Great experience enjoying top notch Italian wine. Thanks to Fabio and team
andrew gibson

dined on Fri, 14 Dec 2018

(9)
Superb Italian - by Italians
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Specials

"No Fussypants" Sharing Menu $70pp

‘No Fussypants’ Sharing Menus $70pp (for the whole table) Take all the hassle and fuss out of dining with family or friends and let us simply feed you with dishes selected by our chef based on what’s seasonal and fresh. The dishes might be from the menu, or they might not !!! (Please let your waiter know of any intolerances)
Min. people
10
When
27 Sep 2016 - 27 Sep 2022
Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Giro d'Italia

Spring is here & the team of One Ford Street will take you on a tour around Italy every Thursday until the end of Summer. We'll visit the main cities of Italy starting in the north with Torino. We will continue the road to Milano, Verona, Venezia, Bologna, finishing with a grand finale in Sardinia's Cagliari !!! Our chef, Stefano Gaspa, will re-create a signature dish from each city. Think of the beautiful classics like Bolognese, Cacio e Pepe, Risotto Milanese & the likes…. Fabio will match each dish with a wine from the region too so you can have a full experience! Join the giro & book your Thursday night with us. $35 giro d'Italia special (pasta or main) & glass of matching wine Thursday nights, starting 27 September Please like & follow us on Facebook for updates of where we're stopping each week & what the dishes will be Buon Apetito!
When
27 Sep 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
Thu 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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About One Ford Street

At One Ford Street restaurant we offer our modern Italian a la carte menu with focus on southern italy regions, like Sardegna, Campania, Puglia and Sicilia. Chef Stefano Gaspa and Owner Fabio Dore appreciates the finer things in life, but their true passion lies with the simplicity of food from their homeland Sardegna. They delivers quality dishes in a casual environment, focuses on honest, seasonal and produce-driven food, with a strong focus on handmade pasta, paired with the exceptionally curated wine list, One Ford Street is exactly what Fabio dreamed of: true Italian food, with just enough flare to fit perfectly into Sydney Balmain. In true Italian style, dishes are designed to share.We take the best ingredients, organic where possible, and present them simply and elegantly, with a respect for sustainability. Our small goods are selected from Australia and Italy, combined with fruit, vegetables from our local farms. All the products used in our kitchen; Salts, flours, regional cheeses, grass-fed meats, game and seafood have been sourced based on these values & sustainable farming practices.. The sharing menu includes dishes that aren’t necessarily on the regular menu which adds an element of surprise to your dining experience. With this Italian foodie journey you get what you get. It’s how things are done at nonna’s house. Fabio wanted to recreate the culinary ethos of his country: flavoursome, homemade food to be shared amongst friends and family. The restaurant’s layout demonstrates this. Fresh look dining room with open kitchen and open garden area , there’s enough room inside and outside for any kind of gathering. There are cosy corners for a romantic evening, bar stools for friends wanting to catch up whilst watching the theatre of our kitchen, and large tables for a big family reunion. If you’re looking for a private dining space One Ford Street also has a private dining room for 35 in the back of the garden. Buon appetito! Best dish: Fregola with seafood.

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