• Contessa is a casual dining cafe/restaurant which brings a unique slice of New YorkCity cool to the streets of Balmain.

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  • Our cuisine is inspired by Marco’s Italian roots and passion for travel, which he serves up in a mixture of American/ Italian inspired dishes that are sure to appeal to every diner’s interests.

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  • I’ve poured my heart and soul into Contessa and I would do it all over again, nothing brings me greater joy!

    Marco Adoncello

  • ▪️Perfecting Brunch on a Sunday means ordering off both the breakfast & the lunch menu like @ateaspoonofstyle did.▪️What’s your favourite brunch dish at Contessa? 🍸. 🍳. ☕️. 🥐.
  • 🥓 BACON 🥓 
Crispy hickory smoked bacon , caramelised banana &  lashings of real maple syrup. 
Thanks @marsha_supa top pic👍🏼
  • Step into Contessa to try the original Cipriani Bellini recipe with your next brunch 🥂
  • ▪️It’s almost the weekend we have the goods to make it extra special ▪️🍾🥂🍺🍷🍸☕️🍸
  • ▪️We like to be hands on at Contessa▪️
Don't be shy and get a hold of a Contessa gourmet sandwich or a burger for lunch today! 🔺All sandwiches made fresh daily.🔺
(takeaway available)🔔
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius
Top pic @spooningaust 👍🏼