Helen Thomson

Helen's Latest reviews: Helen's Top 10 restaurants:

Lotus Dumpling Bar

Dawes Point

Helen dined on Mon, 10th Dec 2018 (8)

Food great, but service a bit slow as many people arrived at the same time after theatre.

Via Alta


Helen dined on Tue, 9th Oct 2018 (9)

We all enjoyed the evening - friendly service, good food, good value.

Martha's Restaurant


Helen dined on Mon, 16th Apr 2018 (8)

Girls get together for lunch. Entrees/small meals.

The Governors Kitchen

Sydney CBD

Helen dined on Sat, 26th Aug 2017 (9)

Friendly staff. Close to Opera House, so suitable for pre-performance.


Sydney CBD

Helen dined on Sat, 22nd Jul 2017 (8)

One of the main courses was a bit small Spend included wine

The Governors Kitchen

Sydney CBD

Helen dined on Sat, 1st Apr 2017 (9)

Service a bit slow, considering how early it was (pre-concert) Good value, especially if taking advantage of the special (limited choice)

Aristotle's Neutral Bay

Neutral Bay

Helen dined on Sun, 5th Mar 2017 (9)

Great food, friendly service adds up to a very pleasant night out with friends.

Circa 1876


Helen dined on Tue, 13th Dec 2016 (8)

We mostly enjoyed the meal, with the exception of one of the desserts, which was nothing like what was described

Restaurant Botanica


Helen dined on Sun, 11th Dec 2016 (9)

This restaurant does not disappoint. Good food and service, pleasant surroundings.

Bathers' Pavilion


Helen dined on Thu, 15th Sep 2016 (7)

Service very poor by undertrained staff

Public Dining Room


Helen dined on Tue, 17th May 2016 (9)

Great location, food excellent, wine choices good, but expensive

The Italian Bar Pizza


Helen dined on Fri, 25th Mar 2016 (9)

Nice buzzy atmosphere, friendly, good food

Caterina's Cucina e Bar

Melbourne CBD

Helen dined on Wed, 28th Oct 2015 (9)

Service was generally good, until it came to getting the bill.

The Italian Bar Pizza


Helen dined on Thu, 24th Sep 2015 (9)

Great casual place to catch up with friends

Nar Ottoman


Helen dined on Tue, 26th May 2015 (9)

The restaurant is very large, and not many people the night we were there. It was quite cold inside. We brought our own wine, but water was replenished frequently.

Via Alta


Helen dined on Tue, 29th Jul 2014 (8)

Food and service excellent. On a previous visit, the service was very bad, but all is now forgiven.



Helen dined on Sat, 16th Feb 2013 (9)

Very welcoming Interesting and different food

Provenance (Beechworth)


Helen dined on Sun, 30th Sep 2012 (9)

As good as anything in Sydney or Melbourne. A must when visiting Beechworth

The Italian Bar Pizza


Helen dined on Thu, 23rd Aug 2012 (8)

Good vibe, friendly, helpful staff. Bit noisy for a large group and not suitable for romantic dinner/first date

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