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Quay Restaurant

Travelers' Choice award winner
$$$$
International, Contemporary, Fusion, Australian
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Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 2 9251 5600
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Australian Nouvelle Cuisine with an international touch

If you are ready to experience a exciting culinary discovery with a stunning view of the Opera house and Harbor Bridge, then Quay is the place to go. The dishes are all creatively and beautifully presented, marrying unexpected tastes and textures to deliver a truly unique experience. Let yourself... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Michael B
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you are ready to experience a exciting culinary discovery with a stunning view of the Opera house and Harbor Bridge, then Quay is the place to go. The dishes are all creatively and beautifully presented, marrying unexpected tastes and textures to deliver a truly unique experience. Let yourself be guided by your senses and enjoy a one of kind... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

View, service, food all fantastic. I went all out and had the degustation/tasting with cheese course extra, and the premium wine accompanyment (just under $500 for myself alone). The premium wines were very impressive and the sommalier well versed, worth it. The food was excellent - but, I did leave still hungry as each of the dishes is about the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I treated myself to the 8 course degustation for lunch. Firstly, the views are amazing. Certainly one of the more spectacular Sydney restaurants. Service was very good. I really enjoyed the food, but found it to be quite a rich meal. A lot of the elements were slow cooked, or smoked, and a number came with a broth. All these... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful spot with brilliant views, was expecting to be overwhelmed unfortunately is was just enjoyable. The food looked amazing but a few of the dishes lacked flavour.... We waited 15 min to get our first drinks and had to continually refill our own glasses. Sounds trivial but when paying $180 a head we expect great service.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

With views of circular quay, the opera house and the bridge, you can't really get a better location in sydney. The service was fantastic, friendly and knowledgable, although the odd server was clearly working hard to remember the ingredients of the dish! The food is really good. It it is not the best food we have had at this price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had a fabulous view from our table at the window - the opera house just glowed!!! We had the four course menu. Each time a meal was served the waiter explained each dish (there were 8 of us), the service was very efficient with plenty of wait staff to offer any assistance that may be needed. I had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great tasting menu that was brought to live by the sommelier flight of wines, finishing was a yummy Rutherglen dessert wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went for my son s birthday and had the degustation menu, they even had a degustation menu for pregnant women which impressed us. The food was delicious, well presented , with the signature dessert the snow egg outstanding. The service was excellent and the view fantastic, what more could you ask for. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

of course the food and service is a high standard. The view is as good as you can get in Australia so i ate and looked at the boats coming in and out, the opera house and Sydney harbor. Pricey but worth it

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Fine Dining at its best, we went to Quay for our 1 year wedding anniversary, and were impressed form the start. The restaurant itself is furnished in a modern style with breathtaking views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge & the Sydney Opera House. We ordered the degustation menu, it was four courses of beautiful food and wine. Would highly recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 61 2 9251 5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Fusion, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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