30 June 2012

South Dowling Sandwiches: Sandwiches & Salads, Darlinghurst (30 June 2012)

377 South Dowling Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2021

Man-sized salads & sandwiches

I've heard about the popular South Dowling Sandwiches for ages and wished it was closer to the city for a weekday lunch. Being open on a saturday allowed me a chance to pop by and try a takeaway Chilli Chicken Salad Box ($11.50 takeaway). All salads come with a feast of lettuce, rocket, roma tomato, green beans, cucumber, red cabbage, potato salad, grilled eggplant, grilled zucchini, mushroom, caramelised carrot, lentils, capsicum, beetroot, balsamic vinegar and olive oil — holy moly that's a lot of ingredients! The chicken was very tasty and quite moist. The salad itself was a decent portion and the balsamic and olive oil dressing worked nicely with the lettuce. I particularly liked the potato salad in the mix. I believe the sandwiches are quite large with thick slices of bread like they do at Big Bite on Pitt so I'll have to return to check out the Chicken Schnitzel.

PROS: Generous serving, Reasonably priced menu, Service was efficient and seemed friendly
CONS: Very limited seating and can get a bit crowded inside
MUST TRY: Returning to try other menu items
VERDICT: I can see why they are popular and if they were located closer to my work I'd probably visit them more often myself
Chilli Chicken Salad Box ($11.50 takeaway)

Chilli Chicken Salad Box ($11.50 takeaway)

Menu board — add $1 extra for eat in


Revisted 3 July 2012

Leg Ham Sandwich with honey mustard, herb mayo, cocconcini, romat tomato, lettuce and rocket ($7.50) — nice flavours, fresh ingredients

Leg Ham Sandwich — pretty decent size
Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich with herb Mayo, lettuce and rocket ($7.50) — well flavoured chicken crumbing, crunchy coating and tender chicken meat
Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich — pretty decent size
Spot the caramelised carrot that made it in the sandwich
Would be nice with a bit more mayo perhaps
Service counter
Very limited seating inside — shared by the bags of carrots

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Oh Hey Sydney said...

Mmm...love this place. Was actually here for lunch earlier today. We had the Spicy Chicken Sandwich with Avocado and Carrots. 7+ hours later and I'm still totally full!

Simon Leong said...

hi Oh Hey Sydney, they certainly are well-sized sandwiches to keep you full for a while :-)

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