2016 What a year!
Huge thanks to our amazing staff, fantastic customers and of course the ubiquitous food media!
“And that’s the thing about Lucio’s, generally. There’s just the right measure of every element that makes dining out such a pleasure, when it’s right.”
John Lethlean 2016 The Australian Newspaper Food Writer – 4.5/5
“With Galletto’s son, Matteo, on board as sommelier, Lucio’s could well be around for another 30 years.” Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2017 – Two Hats
“The service is impeccable, the wine list thoughtfully sourced from Australia and Italy, and the food itself like art…Lucio’s gets better with age.” Gourmet Traveller Magazine – Top 100 Restaurants Australia
“….the art of Italian hospitality.” Financial Review – Top 100 Restaurants Australia
“Yes, the food is grand and the yellow walls of the art-filled restaurant make you feel like you really are in an Italian trattoria, but mostly it’s down to ebullient host Lucio Galletto, who greets and charms you at the door.” Sunday Telegraph Delicious Magazine – Top 100 Restaurants NSW
“Mix the warm glow of a long, narrow, golden dining room plastered in Australian art with the sort of service that means your favourite tipple is remembered, and you’re set for Italian dining on a grand scale.” Good Food – Top 10 Italian Restaurants Sydney
“…luscious, dizzying art collection on the walls at this Paddington stayer …host Lucio Galletto…making his way from one table to the next, bringing each an individual flourish. Time Out Sydney – Best 50 Sydney Restaurants
“Much loved Italian fine dining favourite…is family owned and run, which we think is evident through their consistently warm hospitality.” “Urban Chic Guide – Top 10 Fine Dining
“A long standing Italian fine dining staple. Old school wait staff, elegant surroundings, exquisite food.”Urban Chic Guide – Top 10 Italian Sydney
Tagliolini alla Granseola – on the menu since 1983 Huffington Post Australia – Top 5 iconic dishes of the last 5 decades
“You’ll find the perfect pairings for the seafood-centric menu, with bottles from Abruzzo to the Adelaide Hills.” Broadsheet Sydney – Lucio’s