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Cockle Bay Wharf, Balcony 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
(02) 9283 7385
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Ranked #1,648 of 5,378 Restaurants in Sydney
Hours:
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Australian
Neighborhood: City Centre
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Had dinner and drinks here with the girls on a Saturday night. We just opted for pizza's and some sides which were pretty good! Great atmosphere on the night and an excellent view of the fireworks in Darling Harbour. We also had the candy floss cocktail which is really pretty to look at but at $17- a complete waste of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The food was pretty good here when we went with a group of friends. The problem I had was that people are still able to smoke there even though they're pretty much under the same roof as those of us that don't want ourselves or our children to be passive smoking with our meal.

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Newcastle, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a great meal here before going to the Theatre to see Dirty Dancing, great location close to all facilities at Darling Harbour with great views. The food was excellent.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lightly cooked scallops is always a good sign. This tasty entree followed attentive wait staff who settled us at our table overlooking Darling Harbour. Mains were equally good quality and included pork belly and vegetarian ravioli. Topped off with a complimentary dessert choice rounded off an excellent dining experience. Recommend

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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Sydney was busy to bring in the new year. My friends and I were fortunate enough to be able to book a table on new years day for 18 of us. The staff handled the orders well, the food came out on time and it was good. The burger went down well and from what my friends said so did... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I went here with a few of my friends for dinner on Sunday and it was AMAZING! I've been before and will keep going back! I had the rib eye, cooked just the way I like it and my friends ordered pizzas and burgers! Everything was perfect. Our server was a lovely Italian girl who was so funny! All the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Having traveled for 6 weeks in Australia, our meal here was the worst of all. We have been experiencing wonderful cuisine throughout Australia and the Blackbird in Darling Harbour delivered very poor quality. We ordered a beef burger medium rare and it arrived well done and tasteless. The fish and chips resembled fish sticks from the freezer counter in the... More 

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Marsfield, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

it was a very busy night lots of groups so we weren't expecting to get the service as we did as there was only two of us easily forgotten ....But the staff were very friendly and attentive and to top it off the food was lovely .

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Windsor, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The food was good, the view of the Darling Harbour was awesome but the service was a bit slow. As a result, our meal really dragged out when we were anxious to get out & see the sites.

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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We have eaten at Blackbird several times in fact each time we go to Sydney, love the position and view over Darling Harbour and they off a good selection of meals. ON this occasion they had a shocker, the food was great but the service was abysmal. It took 3 attempts to get the right wine served to the table,... More 

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Additional Information about Blackbird

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

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