Big Poppa's

DarlinghurstItalian, European$$$$
24 Reviews
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About Big Poppa's

Big Poppa’s Darlinghurst is easily one of the coolest dining spots in Sydney. Located right in the heart of Darlinghurst on Oxford Street, this restaurant and bar combines all of our favourite things – pasta, cheese, cocktails, wine and excellent hip hop. What more could you want?! Set within a space featuring booth seating, exposed brick and low lighting, the vibes are seriously bangin’ here – with a menu to match. Perfect for catching up with the crew for expertly made cocktails and some of the best food in Sydney, Big Poppa’s is where it’s at. But just be warned, bookings are essential here as it’s a popular spot.

Dear diners, please note that Big Poppa’s is strictly for guests who are over 18.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am


Big Poppa's
96 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
Sydney 2010

Menu Highlights



Cacio e Pepe

Spaghetti, pepper, parmigiano, pecorino


King brown mushrooms, cavolo nero, chilli, pecorino romano

Hand-Cut Pappardelle

Lamb shoulder ragu, parmigiano
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More about Big Poppa's, Darlinghurst

So, what should you be expecting from Big Poppa’s Sydney? As we said, this hotspot is all about fresh Italian fare, damn delicious cocktails and some of the best beats around. Located on Oxford Street in Darlinghurst – right in the thick of it all – you’ll be in for a memorable night, to say the very least. We recommend starting things at Big Poppa’s off where all the best evenings start… the drinks list. Some of our favourites include the Childish Mandarino made with Bombay dry gin, green chartreuse, balter xpa, mandarin and lemon; Peadiddy of Bacardi oro, snap peas, lemon and whites or the Rye’d or Die mixed with Wild Turkey rye, applejack, grape, orgeat, lemon and orange bitters. Yes please.

Now, what’s the deal with the food at Big Poppa’s Darlinghurst you ask? Well, before we get into it, just make sure you bring your heftiest appetite. We recommend you start with the Italian salumi platter brimming with Wagyu bresaola, capocollo, spores, pickled green tomatoes and artichokes and the fresh buffalo mozzarella topped with basil, nduja and piquillo peppers. Then, don’t miss the cacio e pepe spaghetti made with pepper, pecorino and parmigiano; hand-cut pappardelle with lamb shoulder ragu or the tagliata flank steak with garlic, rosemary and lemon. With food, drinks and vibes this good, you won’t be disappointed by Big Poppa’s Sydney. Get booking asap!

24 Big Poppa's Reviews

24 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
Harrison S.4 days ago · 1 review

Fantastic food, great service and awesome atmosphere. Would highly recommend eating here, will definitely be back in future.

Juliana N.6 days ago · 1 review

Outstanding food and such cool environment! We've had a bottle of wine, the AMAZING Tagliata and two pastas, one being the Lamb Ragu and and I've never had anything better! Loved it. And they trade late so you can have a 10/10 pasta late at night! :)

Stefanie G.16 days ago · 3 reviews

Good food good wine good music - what more can you ask for?!?