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Meet the Chef

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Jordan Toft

Jordan’s career began in the Sydney Opera House kitchen in 1997. Moving to Europe in 2006, Jordan ran a luxury chalet in France and became a personal chef. Travelling Europe and the USA, he developed an appreciation for the simplest and freshest ingredients. In 2014 Jordan joined Merivale as executive chef of Coogee Pavilion. Jordan then joined The Newport team, led the launch of Bert’s and The Collaroy, all a reflection of Jordan’s talent for balancing refinement, simplicity and innovation.

61 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

9
61 reviews
Recommended
(9.1)
Food
(9.2)
Service
(8.6)
Value for money
(7.7)
Atmosphere
(9.3)

dined on Fri, 14 Dec 2018

(9)
We love Bert’s and are regular patrons. It’s hard to be critical of anything

dined on Sat, 8 Dec 2018

(9)
Lovely decor and furniture, restaurant has a great vibe. All our food was delicious. Dinner rolls were $3 each which I thought was a bit rich, & then I wasn’t at all impressed when our waiter took mine when it was not even half eaten (& definitely not finished) and scraped it onto a plate with scraps. Small problem though, otherwise all was lovely. Will return!

dined on Wed, 14 Nov 2018

(10)
What an amaIng find ! This latest mérivale venue is cosy, glamourous and just such a comfortable setting for all occasions! Loving the 1930s décor, the open windows space. It was a delight to have dined there!

dined on Wed, 14 Nov 2018

(10)
Beautiful place. Really good food. Loved the deco and the venue.

dined on Sat, 10 Nov 2018

(9)
I love everything about it! I only have one thing to add. My favourite cocktail is a classic Negroni and i notice the orange that you put in there is literally an 1/8 wedge. Usually and more sophisticatedly I do favour the twirled rind. The wedge presentation lowers the standard for me personally but that's just because I am a negroni connoisseur.
Melissa Gardner

dined on Sat, 10 Nov 2018

(10)
Fantastic venue with gorgeous fitout and views. A perfect day trip from Sydney for a special occasion.

dined on Sun, 4 Nov 2018

(6)
Beautiful venue, beautiful food, excellent service, over priced

dined on Wed, 31 Oct 2018

(9)
good food & good service except on arrival waited for 5min after talking a staff to be seated

dined on Sat, 27 Oct 2018

(9)
Great views and layout

dined on Thu, 25 Oct 2018

(10)
Absolutely felt like I was in heaven, if ever there was a perfect location, perfect decor, attention to detail, service to make you feel so special here is your restaurant. Everyone concerned must be so proud. Food was the best, whole Turbot dished at our table along with extra's thrown in, what a surprise. A memory that will last a lifetime. truly magnificent. Thank you to all the staff who made it such a wonderful experience.
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Specials

Father's Day 2019

Bring the whole family to celebrate Father’s Day at Bert's. Please Note: All bookings will be for a two-hour duration. We request that you provide your credit card details to secure your reservation. Your card will not be charged at the time of booking. In the event of cancellation within 48 hours of your booking date, a $50 per person cancellation fee will apply.
Max. people
11
When
01 Sep 2019
Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Henschke Bert's Wine Dinner

The Henschke family are 6th generation winemakers with arguably the two oldest single vineyard wines in Australia, and a reputation for red-wine making. Enjoy a four-course meal by head chef Sam Kane and a selection of the winery’s finest, as you chat with 5th generation winemaker, Stephen Henschke. Price: $195 per person. Pre-payment is required to reserve your spot. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. 1.5% card charge applies Our cancellation policy is 72 hours, anything less than this is $100 pp.
When
31 Jul 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Vasse Felix - Wine Dinner

Established in 1967, Vasse Felix wines reflect the strengths of Margaret River, which is known for its ideal viticultural conditions, particularly when producing cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. Enjoy a four-course meal by head chef Sam Kane and a selection of the winery’s finest, as you chat with winemaker, Virginia Wilcox. Price: $175 per person. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Our cancellation policy is 72 hours, anything less than this is $100 pp.
When
14 Aug 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Felton - Wine Dinner

The north-facing slopes at the end of Felton Road, Bannockburn are known as one of the most best sites in Central Otago for the growing and production of premium wine, most notably pinot noir, chardonnay and riesling. Enjoy a four-course meal by head chef Sam Kane and a selection of the winery’s finest, as you chat with winemaker, Blair Walter. Price: $175 per person.Prepayment is required to secure this booking. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Our cancellation policy is 72 hours, anything less than this is $100 pp.
When
11 Sep 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Jim Barry - Wine Dinner

Jim Barry’s passion has helped establish South Australia’s Clare Valley as a producer of world class riesling, securing its place as one of Australia’s premier wine regions. Enjoy a four-course meal by head chef Sam Kane and a selection of the winery’s finest, as you chat with winemaker, Tom Barry. Price: $195 per person. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Pre-payment is required to make the reservation. A 1.5% card charge applies. Our cancellation policy is 72 hours, anything less than this is $100 pp.
When
16 Oct 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Yarra Valley Legends - Wine Dinner

Known the world over for its award-winning vineyards, the Yarra Valley is one of the few regions able to produce a broad variety of world-class wines. Featuring Mount Mary, Wantirna Estate and Yeringberg. Enjoy a four-course meal by head chef Sam Kane and a selection of the region’s finest, as you chat with local Yarra winemakers. Price; $195 per person. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Prepayment is required to secure your booking. A 1.5% card charge applies. Our cancellation policy is 72 hours, anything less than this is $100 pp.
When
23 Oct 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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About Bert's Bar & Brasserie

A bar and brasserie reminiscent of the grand hotel dining rooms of the 1930s, overlooking the Pittwater estuary and expansive grounds of The Newport. Dine on a coastal European menu in elegant surrounds, with the relaxed air of Sydney’s northern beaches. Bert’s is led by an impressive line-up of talent: executive chef Jordan Toft, group sommelier Franck Moreau MS and group bars manager Sam Egerton.

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