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ECQ Bar

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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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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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
  • 16
    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 Location & Vibe

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
Renee N
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Perth, Australia
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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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 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We welcomed by the team and made to feel Instantly at home! Plus yummy cocktails :-) the view was also amazing!!

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Villajoyosa, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

fabulous little gem of a restaurant/bar that not many tourists know that gives you a magnificent view of the quay,Sydney harbour and harbour bridge. They Have a delicious drinks/cocktails menu only problem was we wanted to try all of them.....our waitress was very friendly, attentive and helpful with helping our select our meal from their tapas style menu which was... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?