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Wests Cruise Vacays Nov 2019
Wests Cruise Vacays Nov 2019


Authentic southern Italian at The Rooftop, Westfield Kotara

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The woodfired pizzas are a highlight which you can order by the length, 0.5, 1, 2 or 3 metres!
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Their authentic, award-winning Italian cuisine has been made famous thanks to their restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne. Criniti’s are known for their flavoursome southern Italian cuisine, family friendly dining and extensive menu that is sure to please everyone.

The menu is so extensive that we recommend ordering a bruschetta to start with, whilst you pore your way through the pages to try and decide what to have for dinner. There’s, even seven types of bruschetta to pick from, maybe I’ll keep it simple and start with a Peroni instead!

Crinitis Westfield Kotara Rooftop | HUNTERhunter

Criniti’s is a Sydney institution, from opening their first restaurant in Parramatta in 2003 to now having eight restaurants across Sydney, Melbourne and now Newcastle. Criniti’s specialises in traditional southern Italian recipes, which today are rarely found in the oldest Italian homes, offering customers a unique opportunity to taste authentic traditional recipes from their motherland.

Crinitis Westfield Kotara Rooftop | HUNTERhunter

Criniti’s menu is extensive with everything you could expect: pizza, pastas, steaks, seafood, salads and calzone.

If you have room after mains, best be checking out their dessert menu which includes dessert pizzas (of course), gelato, the bomboloni stack and the nutella lasagne, which is legendary. The layer upon layer of sponge,  nutella & criniti's mascarpone cream with strawberries is the stuff of dreams.

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Part of the Westfield Kotara Rooftop Dining precinct, Criniti’s is bellissimo! It's perfect for a family outing, with a menu to suit all tastes, generous servings and authentic Italian flavours.

The Rooftop features nine restaurants and a performance stage, it’s an open-aired precinct with a rustic ambience thanks to the use of timber, grassy areas and outdoor dining options, there’s even play equipment for the kids.

Crinitis Westfield Kotara Rooftop | HUNTERhunter

With something for everyone, including: Criniti’s, Zeus Street Greek, Cantina de Mad Mex, Lone Star Rib House, San Churro, Nando’s, Kinn Thai, Grill’d, Noodle Hut and Event Cinemas.

The Rooftop’s restaurants, stage and grassy knolls connect dining, relaxing and live entertainment, making Westfield Kotara the complete entertainment destination.


Westfield Kotara, Rooftop
Mon 9am-10pm
Tue 9am-10pm
Wed 9am-10pm
Thu 9am-10pm
Fri 9am-10pm
Sat 9am-10pm
Sun 9am-10pm
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