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Sydney Tower Restaurant (Level 1 Ala Carte)

Sydney Tower Dining, Reception Level 4, Sydney Westfield Centre | Between Pitt & Castlereagh Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
8223 3800
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Ranked #652 of 5,089 restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Asian, European, Australian, Family Fare
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
Description: Offering an extensive banquet-style dining experience with uninterrupted revolving views of the city, Sydney Tower Buffet provides the perfect relaxed dining environment for locals and visitors alike.With more than 40 freshly-prepared dishes on offer, guests can sample food from a range of cuisines including succulent fresh seafood, modern Australian, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Thai.
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Reserved this restaurant for our trip to Sydney last December in order to ensure a table about an hour before sunset. Blessed with clear weather so views were spectacular (why we don't reopen the old GPO tower in London to the public is a mystery). Food was of a very high standard and staff were helpful and professional. We obviously... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Great service, fabulous food and views to die for. A truly memorable dining experience. This restaurant is well worth a visit while in Sydney.

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Manchester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We booked an evening meal at 6pm. The views over Sydney as you can imagine are great but the food was also very good. The booking time alllowed us to get a view of the city in daylight as well as all lite up. Service was excellent, freakly the waitress was from our area back home in the UK!! food... More

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Same as for Sydney Tower Buffet, great views but unfriendly staff plus hugely overpriced menu. The reception staff are particularly unfriendly and poorly trained. They can loose your reservations and talk to you quite rudely like it's your fault. Beware of their policy: whether you have reservations or not, they never guarantee tables by the windows, i.e. views! And never... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The view was amazing. Maybe that overtook from the food, which in itself was great. A gem of a restaurant.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This restaurant's food was so over rated for the price, yes the view is stunning and that is probably what you go for, but at the prices charged, the food and service really should be so much better. The service was really one of the worst experiences we have ever had, the Maitre D' needs to take a course in... More

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Devon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We took lonely planet's advice and decided to have drinks (min $30 spend pp) rather than pay to go to the viewing platform. It was incredible! 2 glasses of champagne and some grissini with Parma Ham helped us enjoy the hour rotation with sensational views. If you're in Sydney - this is a must!

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We went here for my husband's 50th as a special treat on our last night of our holiday in Sydney and we weren't disappointed. Service exceptional and not pretentious at all, with beautiful and whole experience thoroughly enjoyable. Definitely worth a visit if you have never had a meal in a revolving restaurant before. I would say definitely value for... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Great view of course. But great food too! Very french style. Good service. I had raviolli soup for entree and didn't like it. But the duck of the main was fantastic! Ant the chocolate tart and the short black too. I would pay this price ($65) for this dinner even if the restaurant was not at the tower.

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Five of us had lunch, and it was an instant iconic memory of Sydney! The views were continuously changing, as the tables revolve in a leisurely - with friendly, unassuming service, not rushed and expertly executed. The food was fresh, seasonal, and fantastic - with fish being perfectly prepared, duck wonderfully done to suit individual taste, and pasta presented fresh... More

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