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Sydney Fish Market

Bank St | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia (City West)
+61 2 9004 1100
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Ranked #4 of 74 Shopping in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Specialty Shops, Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Sydney Fish Market (SFM) is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's second largest seafood market in terms of... more » Owner description: Sydney Fish Market (SFM) is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's second largest seafood market in terms of variety outside of Japan. A working fish market, SFM sources product both nationally and internationally and trades over 14,500 tonnes of seafood annually - with up to a hundred species traded every day.SFM employs approximately fifty-seven staff to organise the weekday wholesale auction, promote Sydney Fish Market as the centre of seafood excellence and operate the Sydney Seafood School. Since opening in 1989, Sydney Seafood School has played an important part in persuading Sydney residents to eat more fish. The School is considered to be one of Australia’s leading cooking schools. Over 13,000 people come to classes each year. Visit the SSS pages for more information or to book a class.Onsite, SFM hosts six seafood retailers, a bottle shop, fruit and veg market, bakery, sushi bar, restaurants, gift shop and deli.If you would like to organise a 'Behind The Scenes' tour of our wholesale auction, please call or email us during business hours (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday). « less
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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went to the fishmarket in the early morning. The seafood are super fresh & tasty. Never have such a seafood feast as breakfast in my life!

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The vibe, the food and the location! What an amazing experience. Pushed my way through the crowds to buy the goodies and then sit outside on the grass patch with friends and family. Couldn't have asked for a better afternoon. A must-visit if you're in Sydney!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Lots of fun visiting the fishmarket and getting your fish and chips fix! A bit out of the way although it is worth it!

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Bundanoon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As an out of towner I have met friends here several times recently, travelling to the fish markets by light rail from Central. It is easy to get to, especially for those with limited mobility, as the area is relatiely flat. Have also taken the grandchildren here in the school holidays, and they had a great time inspecting all the... More

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Modesto, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I'm not really sure why I was disappointed. I think a combo of trying to protect your food from birds and so many people fighting for places in line and tables to eat on. So many places to eat and unsure which one to choose!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I'm a Sydney local and it astounds me that so many people would rate the Sydney Fish Markets so highly. I've been to the fish markets many times. Sydney Fish Markets is the wholesale market where the bulk of seafood is sold by fishermen and bought by Sydney fish dealers/distributors. It all happens early in the morning and is only... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food here is fantastic but it's often difficult to find a place to sit and eat during busy times. You can reach it by the Sydney light rail from Central station or from Chinatown and other stops on the light rail. Here's the link: http://www.sydneylightrail.transport.nsw.gov.au/

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We spent an hour or so at the Fish Market before heading over to the harbor. It is really cool to see the different seafood there, especially coming from the Chesapeake Bay area in Maryland where we are accustomed to good seafood. It's fun to see the different crab, shellfish and fish varieties, and there are plenty of places to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a MUST VISIT whenever I come to Sydney. So far, everyone I've brought here agreed.... Except my local Sydney friend who finds the parking too expensive and the food overpriced! I guess this is more a tourist place. You can get experience the market atmosphere and taste the fresh seafood. Wonderful to me!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Never miss to drop by for fresh seafood whenever i visit Sydney. Price is affordable. You may reach there by tram, buses or taxi. Parking bays are available too.

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