The Daily Telegraph

Rarely is a chef brave enough to truly reveal themselves and cook the food they enjoy eating.

The Sun Herald

eating here raises the bar for wonderful dining at unpretentious, unencumbered prices. It’s a benchmark in neighbourhood goodness.

Gourmet Traveller – Fare minded

A festival of great ideas is executed really well at Sagra, East Sydney’s latest Italian. It’s a gem, and the price is right, too, writes Pat Nourse.

The Australian- “The Bill”

We’d be in Sagra every week if only we could.

GoodFood – Sagra

Pasta is ‘I’m-back-in-Italy’ good; Mains are both elegant and homely.

Qantas – Travel Insider

And in Sydney right now at lunch, it doesn’t get much better than Sagra.

Time Out Sydney

It’s the neighbourhood Italian restaurant you’ve been waiting for.

Broadsheet – A Festival of the Seasons at Sagra

With traditional techniques and old recipes at hand from his travels around Italy, chef Nigel Ward opens Sagra in Darlinghurst.

Gourmet Traveller

If you like your Italian food to impress through the quality of the ingredients the kitchen chooses and the care with which they’re deployed rather than modernist flourishes, this is the restaurant for you.

The unbearable lightness of being hungry

As Time Out Sydney and Gourmet Traveller have pointed out, this Italian restaurant by Nigel Ward (Lucio’s, Sean’s Panaroma) is a local gem.