You will find an Italian haven by the name of Vitaly Randwick tucked away on Avoca Street. With a focus on food as something that not only nourishes but also that delights, the dishes at Vitaly are inventive and flavoursome. The menu is bursting bruschettas, woodfired pizzas, pastas, risottos, burgers, steaks, seafood and delicious antipasto boards piled high with cured meats and authentic Italian cheeses. Gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian diets are well catered for too, with allergens marked clearly on the menu. Open seven days a week for dinner, this is one Sydney hotspot you’ll certainly need an advance booking for!
Combine the word vita (meaning life) with Italy and what do you get? Vitaly, of course! The team behind Vitaly pride themselves in bringing the energy of Italian life to Randwick and Sydney through excellent food and an electric atmosphere. Using only the finest and freshest, locally-sourced produce such as fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood alongside traditional ingredients from the home country, you can taste the authenticity in each and every morsel of Vitaly’s varied food offering. Situated on Avoca Street right in the centre of Sydney’s Randwick suburb, you’ll certainly find rich Italian flavours on offer here!
But what exact dishes can one expect at Vitaly? Well if you’re a fan of seafood you can look forward to tucking into menu options such as chargrilled octopus and calamari with a rocket, pesto and lemon sauce; grilled salmon fillet with grilled prawns and a creamy tomato sauce or salt and pepper calamari with balsamic aioli on a bed of greens. More of a meat lover? Opt for dishes like Italian meatballs cooked in a Neapolitan sauce with mozzarella; a 400g rib-eye steak with a creamy garlic and mushroom sauce or Italian bread with a spicy pork spread, olives and buffalo mozzarella. Veggie or vegan? Choose dishes like seasonal vegetable risotto; arancini (breaded rice balls) with a blue cheese sauce or homemade gnocchi in a gorgonzola sauce cooked with grana padano and fried sage. Oh, we’re very hungry all of a sudden… We guess we’ll be seeing you at Vitaly Randwick very, very soon!
We thoroughly enjoyed the food at Vitaly. The garlic prawns were very good and we were impressed with the wine list. We will be going back.