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Sydney Fish Market

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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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For fresh seafood, you can't beat the Sydney fish market. Prices are on the more expensive side as this place is swarming with tour groups. Still the seafood is so fresh. Had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

For fresh seafood, you can't beat the Sydney fish market. Prices are on the more expensive side as this place is swarming with tour groups. Still the seafood is so fresh. Had a selection of sashimi which was cut to order and freshly shucked oysters. Also had salt and pepper calamari. Would have been nicer if there was a more... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

You must go here for a really fresh fish lunch. It is very busy but the hustle and bustle adds to the atmosphere. We did this as part of Syndey Harbour Boat Tours which was an amazing tour!! Definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The Sydney Fish Market is an absolute must to visit whilst in Sydney. The seafood on offer is amazing and well worth taking a photo or two of. The amount of people visiting is truly amazing and the atmosphere in the place is humming! Certainly recommend dropping by for a visit and some lunch at the tables waterside. Watch out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Sydney Fish Market is a nice place to visit for an hour or so. You should bring your camera to take some photos of the stalls. Definitely try some fresh or cooked seafood, there's a lot to choose from. If the weather is nice you can enjoy your meal outside, by the waterside. The market itself is quite rustic and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I was here around 3pm Sunday when things were winding up at some places. This meant I probably chose a 'special' that was not the best, fried and overdone; squid was a bit rubbery. Although nice to sit outside beware of the birds, the one with the long beak looks nasty (and hungry!!). If buying fish prices looked excellent and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Sydney Fish Market is not very large, but it is very colorful with lots of variety of fish to purchase, or grab lunch at one of the many vendors serving fresh fish dishes. You can also visit the bakery, and produce shop in the back of the building to get other grocery items you might need. Fun spot to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A very interesting Fish market. The seafood are cheap and fresh. We wanted to take our lunch there, but packed with people. :( We settle for fresh oyster, stand, walk and eat at the same time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of going on the Sydney Fish Market official tour and cannot recommend it highly enough. Our guide, Alex, made the early start to the day very worthwhile providing ensightful and knowledgeable information throughout the tour. His enthusiastic, informative style made the morning very entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable. For foodies, an early morning trip to the... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

There's just so many fresh seafood to choose from that this place is a must for any seafood lover. You can get crabs, prawns, giant oysters, fresh fish and more from the numerous stores here and you can get your seafood cooked on the spot too. I would recommend to try the seafood platter if you are trying to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have visited the Sydney Fish Market numerous times and highly recommend it. The prices are reasonable and the seafood excellent! There's a very large variety of things to try. In addition, there are other shops offering everything from kitchenwares to cheese, bread, chocolate, coffee, vegetables and fruit. We usually grab a bottle of wine or a beer at the... More 

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