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Cockle Bay Wharf, Balcony 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9283 7385
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 53
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  • 28
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  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, alright views, overpriced.

The food was good, but you're paying for the view I think, which if you're not fortunate in seating, doesn't exist. Not too suitable for the broke university student that I am, but not a bad place to start your night with some snacks and drinks I suppose.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
NicholasPhillpott
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Milan, Italy
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216 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This was a fabulous place for dinner! Lovely service! The food was delicious! Drinks were also great and the atmosphere was warm and fun. Highly recommend!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We got a great spot on the balcony over looking the harbor, stunning view! We both ordered salads which were really filling and crunchy and delicious! and the happy hour beer and wine was a very nice treat too! There was a storm! so we were stuck in for a few hours :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I had been a few week ago. It's very good food. Nice the place. Good service as well. Im appreciate it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

We came together as a group on Saturday night. Delicious main meal and dessert with spectacular view during firework time. Recommended for all to try this experience

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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The food was good, but you're paying for the view I think, which if you're not fortunate in seating, doesn't exist. Not too suitable for the broke university student that I am, but not a bad place to start your night with some snacks and drinks I suppose.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If your a young person this is a great place to go during the day. Nice cocktails. Nice staff. The location of the bar is superb. Right in the heart of Darling Harbour.

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Sydney Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We felt the need for a team lunch on April Fools' Day, so a group of about 12 headed down to Cockle Bay. Our table was ready as we had booked a couple of hours earlier, and it turned out to be a really fun place to eat. Everyone found food to suit their various tastes and dietary needs (always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We just came here for drinks but glad we did, was extremely busy so took a while to get served. I ordered vodka lime and lemonade and ended up with vodka soda which was eventually changed. We sat out on the balcony which had incredible views across the harbour which was bustling with it being a Saturday night. Brilliant atmosphere.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Booked restaurant on daughter's recommendation and to see harbour fireworks display. Neither disappointed. The table was right at the front and space heaters were in operation as it was raining heavily and the area is open sided. Service was friendly and quick. Food was excellent and I recommend the croc burger although the kangaroo burger was also very tasty. Although... More 

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England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

There are so many places to try in darling harbour. The food was okay but nothing to write home about. Service was a little slow. Views were nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cockle Bay Wharf, Balcony 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9283 7385

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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