Frequently Asked Questions

View our frequently asked questions below. Please scroll to the end for questions specific to a restaurant. If you have a question that is not listed below, please email us at reservations@spicetemple.com for Sydney or Melbourne. Let us know which restaurant you are interested in visiting.

Spice Temple Sydney and Melbourne are elegant restaurants with beautiful interior décor and seductive lighting which gives each an intimate ambiance.

 

Our dress code is smart-casual.

Corey Costelloe is the Culinary Director of all premium restaurants in the Hunter St. Hospitality portfolio: Rockpool Bar & Grill, Spice Temple, Rosetta Ristorante, and Saké Restaurant & Bar.

Andy Evans is the Executive Chef of Spice Temple Sydney and Melbourne. He joined the team with the launch of Spice Temple Sydney in 2009.

 

We can cater for most other dietary requirements. Please make note of your special dietary requirements when you make your online booking, and let your server know once you have been seated.

We have a range of delicious handmade desserts at Spice Temple, including our all-time favourite  chocolate and caramelised peanut parfait. If you prefer to bring your own cake for a celebration, we charge a $5 cakage fee.

We have halal-certified meat on the menu, however there is no separate halal preparation space in our kitchens. 

There are many popular dishes on our menu. Perhaps the most-loved of all are our fried chicken wings with heaven facing chillies, prawn wontons with aged black vinegar dressing, lamb and cumin pancakes and kung pao chicken.

Our restaurants are licensed with a phenomenal wine and bar beverage list. We don’t offer a BYO service.

We do not offer a children’s menu.

We do not have high chairs at any of our restaurants.

Yes, we do at all of our restaurants. 

Gift cards can be purchased online: www.rockpoolbarandgrill.com.au/hunter-st/gift-cards/  

We accept Rockpool Bar & Grill, Hunter St. Hospitality/Pacific Concepts, Good Food and Gourmet Traveller gift cards. 

We require a credit card to guarantee a reservation, and we will charge a $75 per person no show fee for cancellations made within 24 hours of your booking time. This includes amendments to the number of guests attending.

 

We accept payment using all major credit cards and Eftpos. Please note all credit card payments will incur a 1.0% to 1.5% fee, whilst all debit cards incur a processing fee of 0.5% to 1.0%. Eftpos no charge. ‘Tap and Go’ incurs debit/credit card fee. External payment Apps incur additional fees. 10% discretionary service charge applies to all groups of 8+. 10% surcharge applies on Sundays, 15% on public holidays, 5% service fee applies Monday to Saturday. We accept Good Food gift cards and Gourmet Traveller Gift Cards.

The restaurant team may not be able to attend you’re your call immediately. Please leave a message, alternatively send an email to reservations@spicetemple.com.au

We do accept walk-ins if we have seating available, however, a booking is highly recommended, especially on weekends.

We do not take bookings in the bars of our restaurants.

Please email our events team at  
and provide as much information as possible about your event.

Yes, we require a credit card to guarantee a reservation, and we will charge a $75 per person no show fee for cancellations made within 24 hours of your booking time. This includes amendments to the number of guests attending.

We look forward to seeing you soon!