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Honeycomb, Darlinghurst

Honeycomb is the new venture for Chef Andy Bunn, ex Café Sopra. It is where the old Koi used to be and prior to that Phamish. The space is simple, huge window that opens one side of the building. It can be cramp and incredibly noisy when its full house. However, the food, I have to say, is quite good and satisfying. His signature banoffee pie is on the menu, and so are some of his delicious pasta dishes.

I came here with my Uncle and E. I know how much they both really enjoyed Café Sopra and suggested this place. Started with complimentary bread, sourdough from Sonoma.

We all couldn’t go past the deep fried zucchini flowers stuffed with five italian cheeses ($5.50 each).

OH my, thin batter, the zucchini flowers were delightful. It had a strong cheese flavour, it was gooey and frigging delicious! One was definitely enough as it was quite rich.

Thought we would share a few of their pasta dishes. Oricchietti with mahi mahi, chili, garlic, and lemon ($24). ‘Shell’ type pasta, it was simple but a lovely dish. Love the chili and garlic sauce, it was flavoursome and perfect for spring-summer food.

The lamb ragu with chili, rosemary and chat potatoes ($26) were absolutely tasty. The lamb was succulent, no lamb after taste, and the chili really gave it a nice kick! I can’t decide which one I like more, the oricchietti or the lamb ragu – both were freaking awesome!

Three large meatballs with rich tomato sauce and spaghettini ($26) was probably my least favourite out of the tree, but it was still good.

We also got a side of chips ($8) – talk about carb overload but these chips were crunchy on the outside and soft pillowy on the inside. NO meal is complete without chips according to uncle.

I was getting extremely full by this stage, but we opt for their special dessert, honeycomb semifreddo ($15). Smooth, creamy ice cream cake with large chunks of honeycomb and topped with flakes of chocolate – OH MY! Scrumptious! It was hard not to eat the whole thing on my own!

Service was friendly, and welcoming. It did get extremely noisy when the restaurant was full but thankfully we were almost done and ready to leave. Food TASTY! Compared to Cafe Sopra – well – that’s a hard call. Both were very good and I would happily return to Honeycomb and try their dinner menu.

GA’s ratings: 7.5 / 10


354 Liverpool Street

Darlinghurst 2010

Ph: +61 2 9331 3387

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  1. December 27, 2011 at 6:04 am

    Those pasta dishes look to die for!

  2. December 30, 2011 at 3:13 am

    Sweet, sweet carb heaven *droooooool*

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