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Frequently Asked Questions

SoCal Frequently Asked Questions


What are your opening hours?

We are open 7 days a week.

Monday & Tuesday: 5pm – late
Wednesday – Saturday: 12pm – late
Sunday: 12pm – 10pm

How can I make a booking?

Head to our Make A Booking Page to book a table for up to 10 guests.
For bookings of 11 or more, please head to our Groups & Events page to find out more and make an enquiry and we will do our best to accommodate in line with the current NSW government restrictions and regulations.

What is your stance on vaccinations?

Getting vaccinated is an important step we need to take to bring us closer to life as we knew it. Our freedom to enjoy together time at Applejack is only a jab away! We promise all staff will be fully vaccinated and we want you to feel comfortable and safe while dining with us.  Read more here >

Do you accept walk-ins?

During the current climate, bookings are highly recommended when dining with us. If you are in the area and would like to pop in, you will need to check-in at the host desk upon arrival and we will do our best to seat you.

I can’t make it to my booking anymore, what are my options?

If you are unable to make your booking, please contact us via phone 02 9904 5691 or email [email protected] as soon as you know. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease, or you cancel without at least 24 hours notice, you will be charged a no-show fee of $50 per person.

Can I book SoCal for a private event?

Yes, SoCal is perfect for group celebrations and dining experiences. With an open-air rooftop terrace, the space flows from the inside dining room to an al fresco experience. SoCal is available to hire exclusively for corporate or media events during the week, and is perfect for section bookings throughout the week. Head to our Groups & Events page to view our spaces, dining menus and to make an enquiry.

Do you cater for dietaries?

Yes we can cater for most special dietary requests, such as vegetarian and food allergies, however, some limitations apply. Please view our menu to see our Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options. Let our team know any food allergies or dietary requirements you may have & we will endeavour to accommodate for you the best we can!

Please note that whilst all reasonable efforts are taken to accommodate dietary needs, we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free. 

Do you have vegan and vegetarian options?

Yes we have vegan and vegetarian options on our menu. These will be marked with a (V) or (VEGAN). Some dishes will also be able to be altered to make them Vegan. Please ask our friendly staff when placing your order.

Do you offer takeaway or delivery?

We are not offering takeaway or delivery options for our full menu, however, our mid-week lunch burritos are available for takeaway.

Do you have highchairs?

No we do not have any highchairs in venue. We do have a few banquette tables which would be more suited for younger children.

Do you have wheelchair access?

No we do not have wheelchair access.

Are dogs allowed in the restaurant?

As much as we love all friendly pooches, we do not allow dogs in our restaurant or on the terrace.

How can I buy a gift card?

If you have a birthday, anniversary or engagement present to give, or you’d just like to gift something special to make someone smile – purchase a SoCal online gift voucher and we’ll send it directly via email to the recipient to enjoy. Click here to make a purcase. 

How can I provide feedback?

We always want to hear about our guests’ experiences, whether it’s a compliment, a suggestion, or feedback about something we could have done better. If you had a positive experience, then we would really appreciate if you left us a review on Facebook or Tripadvisor. We also place a high value on customer feedback and appreciate your honesty. If you have anything constructive that you feel might benefit our business, please do not hesitate to send through your thoughts directly to our manager at [email protected]. We always strive to improve our operation and genuinely value all your comments.

What is your Health & Hygiene policy?

Health and hygiene practices at our restaurant has always been of high importance, and we have implemented precautionary measures to ensure our environments continue to remain safe.

In an attempt to limit the transmission of COVID-19 virus and other diseases through contact, we have been proactively adhering to the advice issued by the Department of Health at both Federal and State levels. Before reopening any venue, we have been stringent in adhering to all guidelines and preparing our venues. 

The following guidelines are in place:
• Guest and staff sanitising procedures
• Venue cleaning procedures
• Staff international travel policy
• Staff illness management plan

Our policies >

How can I apply for a job at SoCal?

We love hearing from passionate bartenders, managers, floor staff, hosts and chefs that would like to join our family. Read all about Applejack Life, view current available positions at Applejack Careers and email your CV to [email protected]