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Waterfront Restaurant

27 Circular Quay West | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
1300 115 116
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Ranked #698 of 5,256 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $15 - $51
Cuisines: Australian
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Waterfront's authentic menus are inspired by the classics with seafood being our specialty. Oysters are shucked to order, and long-standing relationships with Sydney's leading suppliers provide us with the best line-caught fish.Situated within the historic Rocks precinct with views across Sydney Harbour and the Opera House, dining at Waterfront is a truly unforgettable experience.
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We visited on Melbourne Cup day and loved the food that was presented to us. The only thing that could have made it better would have been not having a cruise ship blocking the view and the building work going on around it. (Not the restaurants fault!)

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kuala lumpur
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Just attended a wedding dinner here. The food was fantastic! Canapés were great, so were the entrees, mains and dessert. Obviously they have great experience handing functions as the food served was just right. Not overcooked or undercooked. Service staff was also great. Would certainly return for normal meal.

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The bruschetta was stale and food lacked flavour. It's overpriced for the average service and food. Clearly it's aimed at tourists but there are much better food options elsewhere. Don't be fooled.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We came here with some friends who were visiting from overseas. We picker the Waterfront based on its perfect location and harbour views. For a prime Sydney location, this restaurant falls well below standard. The service was average at best (we kept having to ask for water refills) and the food was decent with out giving any of our party... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We ate here, after buying a Groupon voucher. The location is great, and going early meant we could enjoy the beautiful Rocks area, the Harbour Bridge and Opera House in the late afternoon sun light. The food was delicious and we just about did not need the main course! The start and entree (for 2) plus salad was a lot... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Waterfront would have to be in one of the best locations in the world - with breathtaking views of the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. The service is efficient and friendly without being in your face, and I love the al fresco feel, being able to watch the passing parade in the comfortable surroundings which make this restaurant... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

we came here for a group birthday here last night for 13 people our food was very average for 65 per head + 5 surcharge and 5 for cakeage. There was not enough seafood on the first platter they bought out for the amount of people 8 scallops! For 13 people they filled us up on pizza very average food!... More

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Gosford, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We enjoyed lunch at the waterfront restaurant yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Great food, great service and great location. We will definitely be back!

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

There is probably nothing more delightful than dining with the full view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the famed Syndey Opera House, and the night lights that accentuate the harbour area dancing before your eyes. All of these made the wonderful experience of dining on fresh balmain bugs and seafood on a cool, romantic evening even more... perfect. With the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had dinner here over the weekend with my family. It was amazing. The food was spectacular and the service exceeded my expectations. Our waiter Peter was just wonderful he was always there and made sure our experience was one to remember he is a true asset to this restaurant. I will definitely be back.

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Additional Information about Waterfront Restaurant

Address: 27 Circular Quay West | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 1300 115 116
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Average Prices: USD 15 - 51
Cuisine: Australian

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