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5.1 /6 Excellent 62 Reviews

Croydon Lane Wine & Tapas Bar

Cronulla Spanish $$$$ +100
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About Croydon Lane Wine & Tapas Bar

It’s a lot about mood when it comes to choosing the perfect wine and tapas bar, and it’s very good when it comes to Croydon Lane, tucked into intimate and effortlessly stylish premises off Kingsway, close to Cronulla’s famous beach. The menu is as sunkissed as this southern Sydney suburb, offset only by a brooding selection of wine stacked up in glorious reds and whites along the walls. Open Thursday through to Sunday from 5pm until midnight, Croydon Lane Wine & Tapas Bar is a destination for those fond of the shared small plate phenomenon.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 17:00 - 00:00
  • Friday 17:00 - 00:00
  • Saturday 17:00 - 00:00
  • Sunday 17:00 - 00:00
Croydon Lane Wine & Tapas Bar, Kingsway 30 , 2230 Sydney

Further Information

Take a sought-after seat or stool at Croydon Lane Wine & Tapas Bar and settle in with a menu wrought from the best of Spain and Andalusia, the Mediterranean and Australia. Orders are taken at the bar, but don’t mistake this for a self-service joint where the food is but garnish to the drink. Expect impeccable table service from a team who know their vintages as well as they know the pedigree of the peerless small plates on offer at this popular Cronulla evening hangout. Just a minute’s walk from one of Sydney’s most beloved beaches, Croydon Lane’s Kingsway address offers diners the chance to soak up the sun al fresco, or sidle up to a casually opulent interior for some quiet time with wine and sensational food.

Though Croydon Lane is avowedly a wine and tapas bar, there’s more than simply small plates and carefully selected Australian and international wine on offer. Innovative cocktails are another trump card here, and larger raciones include an oven-roasted lamb rump with a spiced eggplant salad and sheep’s yoghurt tzatziki. To finish, a selection of decadent postre y queso includes classic churros with chocolate and dulce de leche, and a platter of premium cheeses chosen from the regularly changed-up specials board all served with quince pate, freshly-baked bread and lavosh. The stars of the show, however, those dishes that draw a crowd to this corner of Sydney’s Cronulla (on Croydon Plaza), are without a doubt the tapa by the piece or by the plate. Manchego cheese croquettes, salt and pepper quail breast, confit ocean trout and chargrilled Wagyu sliders are just some of the options on offer. By eight, Croydon Wine & Tapas Bar is packed, so don’t sleep on a booking.

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Our menu is a selection of Mediterranean Tapa and Share Plates all designed to help you graze through your visit at Croydon Lane

CHEF'S CHOICE

62 Reviews

5.1 /6 Excellent 62 Reviews
Noise: quiet
Quality/Price: cheap
Waiting Time: short
Atmosphere: excellent
Food: heavenly
Service: extraordinary
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1 review so far 6
14.10.2017 09:55

Just love Croydon lane everytime we go we always have a great night food delicious and service friendly and fantastic hope to see you soon

1 review so far 6
10.09.2017 05:57

Great atmosphere, awesome food and the staff are super friendly.Fun place to go and eat some tasty food and have a few drinks. Every one around us were very happy.

1 review so far 6
15.08.2017 09:13

Great food great staff and great wine!!! Nice easy atmosphere making it easy to enjoy all the delicious goodies. Never fails to deliver a great night out.

1 review so far 6
13.08.2017 07:44

Food and cocktails were sensational not often you get both. While the venue is intimate it's a great ambiance and service gave you exactly the right amount of space.

1 review so far 6
16.07.2017 09:46

Wonderful vibe, great food and amazing friendly staff - would definitely recommend and will definitely be going back. Busy little place with a transient feel to it - lots of locals must know it as a place for a great cocktail or wine before or after their main event of the evening but it's also a fabulous place for a shared meal with friends.

1 review so far 6
18.05.2017 07:27

Best atmosphere, service and food in the Shire hands down. I have been there many many times over the last few years and have always enjoyed the experience to the same high standard without fail. The food in particular is an absolute standout !!!!! A big thank you to Johnny and his team. So grateful you're in Cronulla guys.

1 review so far 6
15.02.2016 12:22

I had such a good night! The setting provides a very cosy and inviting ambience about the restaurant which is complimented by the dim candle-lit aura . The staff were very friendly and the food was quite exotic and flavour-filled which is why I would definitely recommend this restaurant for anyone seeking a relaxing dinner by the beach.

1 review so far 6
14.02.2016 21:25

Amazing food and a great drinks list. The service was really good; the staff were attentive and very friendly. They gave us a free glass of champagne when they discovered it was our wedding anniversary, which was unexpected and a very nice touch. Nice atmosphere, with a good buzz about the place. Classy...

1 review so far 6
09.11.2016 07:52

Great atmosphere, great food and the amazing wine tower left us with a lovely hangover for us over the weekend 😄. Special mention to the owner too who looked after us with our food selection. Already planning on when we will go back!!

1 review so far 4
26.06.2016 12:17

Friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. Not a great range of wines by the glass for a wine bar. This place could be expensive for those with a big appetite. The share plates where not a generous serving considering the price. For big eaters I suggest a pre dinner drink and snack here and head elsewhere for the main course.

1 review so far 6
24.04.2016 01:45

Great food, great service Really nice atmosphere and set up, we loved being able to pick a number of things from the menu to share... So much better than just ordering the one meal Can't wait to return

1 review so far 5
18.05.2016 07:12

Loved the bar , food was amazing although a little expensive for portion size. It was not clear on first part of menu that prices were per piece not plate, that was a little disappointing when food and bill arrived. overall great. Will go again

3 reviews so far 6
21.06.2016 11:46

Awesome as always, fantastic wine list, good nibbles, buzzing atmosphere but you can still have a conversation. The owner Johnny is always friendly and goes out of his way to ensure patrons are having a good time.

1 review so far 6
26.03.2017 07:00

Food was fantastic as was the wine!! A great place for either a small bite to eat or a big meal. Despite being absolutely stuffed we couldn't go past the churros and I'm glad we didn't!

1 review so far 6
22.05.2016 20:23

Cool atmosphere and vibe for an intimate dinner or even group night. Small venue which give you that homely feel. Food is extremely tasty however portions are small and a little pricey but well worth it.

1 review so far 5
05.03.2017 06:09

It's more a wine bar than a Spanish Tapas bar, so we didn't have the Sangrea that we were hoping for and thectapas menu was limited. But out if what we did have the food was excellent and the wine superb.

1 review so far 6
01.07.2016 10:37

What a wonderful little hidden spot. The service is amazing, our server sat down and explained the whole menu with a smile. The wine and tapas were divine. Can't wait to go back again.

1 review so far 4
19.07.2017 07:16

The food was all delicious but over priced and not good value for money. For example the prawn sagnaki was $28 and was described as a share plate. The dish whilst delicious had 4 prawns, so 1 each with one that we cut into thirds. Service on the night was average.

1 review so far 5
08.07.2017 09:20

The service was great, very attentive staff. Great food, I would especially recommend the sliders and the shared platter. As it happened to be a margarita madness night, we had to try a few. Big favourite was the chilli margarita👍🏻🌶

1 review so far 3
10.02.2016 10:07

The food was quite nice although extremely over-priced. We booked for 6pm and at around 745pm they took two of our tables away forcing the 7 of us to huddle around one tiny table. So we just left (still hungry) not long after that, which I suppose was what they were aiming for. I must mention though, the female waitress was just lovely.