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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 #733 of 5,322 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $15 - $51
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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
Windsor, Ontario
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a delightful dinner on the outdoor patio overlooking a great view of the Sydney Opera House. My wife had the spaghetti with veal ragu bolognese sauce. I had the Tiger Prawn Pizza with pesto, sun dried tomatoes, brie cheese & Flor de latte. The meal & service was great! Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We went here for a family birthday lunch. We had the Groupon deal and the food was superb. There was plenty to eat and all dishes were excellent and all the waitresses made us feel very welcome. Recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great location and the ambience of the alfresco dining and heritage building makes for a nice dining experience but the food was a let down for the price. The salt and pepper prawns for entree was good and the sides were the stand out for me was the fresh salad and chips and aioli were very moorish. My main of... More 

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Took our visitors 3 times because they enjoyed it so much. The staff were very friendly and always recognised us and had a chat. The food is good value and what a view of the world passing by. Highly recommended and more enjoyable than some of the places on the other side of Cockle Bay

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Went here for our anniversary and was satisfied with the quality of food and service. Stunning views (harbour and sydney opera house)! The sourdough bread was fresh from the oven and the platter to share was amazing. The salad was fresh. The mains were excellent! We ordered baramundi fish, chicken and steak. Great for lunch and dinner. You have to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The location is good, view is good and food was okay. However we weren't given good service. We had to ask a menu, drink, and take our order etc, The staff with more attention would have made our dining experience much better.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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
30 helpful votes 30 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 51
Cuisine: Australian

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