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Quay Restaurant

Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
61 2 9251 5600
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Ranked #60 of 5,158 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary, Eclectic, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Went here with my wife for her 30th birthday. Booked a few months before and requested a nice window seat as we were coming from interstate and the table we got could not of been any better. We had the 8 course tasting menu with classic wine match and wow the dishes were amazing not only in presentation but also... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Shown to a table on the top floor with a superb night-time view of the Opera House my breath was taken away before the food even arrived. We went for the tasting menu and I thoroughly enjoyed each and every dish. My companion was not very impressed with one or two of the dishes but overall we both agreed that... More

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We dined here on our last night at Sydney for our Australia honeymoon. Positives: * Snow egg kicks butt. Angus beef was good. * Views are hard to beat * Friendly servers (not snooty) Negatives Service below expectations for a top notch restaurant and paying so much money. * Not very attentive. The wait is very long for the final... More

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Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We went to this restaurant on our last night in Sydney and left with wonderful memories. It was located on the harbor with perfect views of the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge lit up against a clear night sky. We had arrived early and started out with drinks at the bar. From the moment we arrived, to the moment... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We celebrated my daughter's graduation dinner here a few weeks ago with my Sydney relatives and we were not disappointed. The menu was unique and we liked the four course menu as we could select the dish we like,unlike the other menu where everyone in the party had to agree to all the courses in the menu. We chose the... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

once again our weekend visit to sydney was based around our booking at quay and once again we were not dissapointed, the service was great as was our table and good to see familiar faces still there, the degustation menu was great for a winter menu and i look forward to our next visit for a spring menu

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Dunsborough, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

At the risk of sounding pretentious, Heston Blumenthal made this review difficult. At last year's Margaret River Gourmet Escape he spoke about how a top class restaurant experience is, or should be, much more than just the meal itself. That the experience should start with the booking, and build up from there. And so it was with our visit to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Our 39th wedding anniversary deserves a special place to celebrate. We were not disappointed. Venue was special and service was excellent. We had the Tasting Menu with matched wines. In one word "superb". Stand outs - Congee Mud Crab and (of course) the Snow Egg. Not cheap but price isn't why we came here. Do yourself a favour, if you... More

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Sydney
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Some of the waitresses, one older lady in particular with short hair was terribly stuck and snobby. Don't need that when your paying $100 just for starters

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

What can I say. My birthday celebration was just 5 star. My guest just keep talking about the evening. The food, wine, view and not to mention the view have made my special event one to treasure for years to come! Well done Quay! You are on par to many great restaurants in the world.

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