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Address: Bank St | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9004 1100
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Description: Sydney Fish Market (SFM) is the largest market of its kind in the Southern...
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).
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Had never been to the Fish Markets. Decided to take some out of town friends for a visit, so glad we did wonderful experience. Had some fish and chips for lunch most enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Had never been to the Fish Markets. Decided to take some out of town friends for a visit, so glad we did wonderful experience. Had some fish and chips for lunch most enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Never miss an opportunity to visit SFM yum! fresh seafoods, delicatessen, bakery, Yum Cha, absolutely delicious, quick service, beautiful outlook.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Always busy and interesting people watching as well as fish spotting venue. Buy sashimi or cooked fish and salad and eat outside by the water (fending off the seagulls). Now Vic's meats has a carnivorous option, it's only vegetarians who may not be satisfied.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Big range of seafood all in one place. Esay parking with a siutable price range. These stores are the freshest seafood we have ever tasted. Come to the markets and see for yourself. Can get there by trains and buses. It can get crowded by it moves quickly. Plenty of room to sit down and eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Sydney Fish Market houses an extensive array of seafood shops and restaurants--all of them crowded, although the best time to be there is early in the morning, of course. If you love just gazing at fresh seafood and shellfish, you will love the sights, sounds, and smells here. Trust me, you won't be alone.

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We made the effort to go to the Fish market in order to experience something different but basically they divided the market in one wholesale area (auction ground) and a food stall area. We came after midday and the auction floor was of course completely empty. Whereas the food stalls were flooded with Asian tourists that enjoyed their lunch. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Seattle is still the best fish market I have been to. If you come from a city that has a fish market, this will look very similar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Get up at 6am and do this tour. Fascinating insights into Sydney's fish business. Loved it. Informative and entertaining. Unique and memorable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The fish market was like nothing I've ever seen! Such variety and colours, it was amazing! The best part, of course, was getting to have lunch there! If you love seafood, you will love wandering through here! It's so fresh, it's a seafood paradise!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It is definitely must-visit attraction for seafood lovers. Not just visiting, but should enjoy a seafood feast in it. Seafood here are assorted and fresh, to feast on the seafood by the wharf is doutlessly a wonderful experience.

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