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61 Macquarie Street | Pullman Quay Grand, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9256 4000
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Description: Step above Circular Quay and enjoy the luxe ECQ Bar, within the 5-star...
Step above Circular Quay and enjoy the luxe ECQ Bar, within the 5-star Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour. Listed as one of the worlds best bars - enjoy ECQ's contemporary style in a cosmopolitan setting with magnificent views of Sydney harbour. With wide opening windows providing an al fresco feel and stunning Italian furniture, ECQ Bar is the perfect location whether you are relaxing with friends or colleagues, enjoying an informal beverage or meal, or entertaining for business or leisure.
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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great views, decent food, good service but pricey

My daughter and I were sitting down to a late lunch at the pizza restaurant on the promenade below when an intense rain squall blew through, scattering tables and umbrellas and running off the diners. To shelter from the storm, we went into the ECQ hotel and decided to eat at their upstairs bar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
mguerreiro
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My daughter and I were sitting down to a late lunch at the pizza restaurant on the promenade below when an intense rain squall blew through, scattering tables and umbrellas and running off the diners. To shelter from the storm, we went into the ECQ hotel and decided to eat at their upstairs bar. The views were fabulous and the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

I agree with the other reviews it's a terrific spot to sit and enjoy the views and have drink. We had a few snacks and they were average but passable, don't go there for a meal.

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Awesome food and great location tucked up away from the busy crowds around Circular Quay. Service was good, we stayed and had cocktails and tapas for about 3hrs. Stylish place with a great vibe, will be back again and recommend to friends.

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Fabulous spot to escape the crowds around Circular Quay and do a bit of people watching. Good views. Nice for a snack and a drink. Great loos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A good bar to get away from the busy areas of circular Quay and the opera house. However trying to order is a chore and the waiting staff are all too busy talking to each other than serving customers.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

All we needed was a light supper to wind down after our late arrival off our international flight... Able to relax to the lights of the bridge and harbor...over relaxing drinks and some yummy fresh snacks, squid, croquettes....great locality! 😜

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A good bar in the hotel and has a great hip crowd going through for pre dinner drinks.The place is not to big and has great view of the water and bridge

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Sometimes mixologists are given free rein with new recipes and at ECQ they got it all wrong. My husband and I each had a cocktail. Big mistake! Only the lemon flavour came through on the basil/lychee drink. No sweetness of lychee and just a nod to basil with one leaf afloat. The smoked apple martini was so heavy on liquid... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great location the staff were extremely friendly we ate tapas and drank wine. We really enjoyed it I would recommend for a quick bite sit closer to the harbour for the best views!

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10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. Not disappointed! Away from the hustle and bustle of the tourists, relaxed with a great view of the Harbour Bridge. I had the Song Bird Cocktail and my partner had Cider. We shared three tapa dishes which were yummy! When the waitresses opened up the windows it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 Macquarie Street | Pullman Quay Grand, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9256 4000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 14
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

Step above Circular Quay and enjoy the luxe ECQ Bar, within the 5-star Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour. Listed as one of the worlds best bars - enjoy ECQ's contemporary style in a cosmopolitan setting with magnificent views of Sydney harbour. With wide opening windows providing an al fresco feel and stunning Italian furniture, ECQ Bar is the perfect location whether you are relaxing with friends or colleagues, enjoying an informal beverage or meal, or entertaining for business or leisure.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?