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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 #53 of 5,180 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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Perth
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This was my second visit to Quay restaurant. A stunning dining experience with amazing food and views. The snow egg is divine.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

A wonderful experience. Food was incredible and the service was perfect! We had the tasting menu with classic wine and it was all beautiful. The service was perfectly timed and the view was an added bonus to a fantastic meal.

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

While the food was delicious the portions are small given the prices. Some waitstaff are warm and friendly while others appear irritated, scripted and just getting through the meal for a tip. There are plenty of fine dining establishments in Sydney which offer genuinely friendly service as well as amazing food.

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Sunbury, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My husband has been dying to have a Snow Egg ever since he saw it on Masterchef Australia. In July we visited Sydney and was staying in the Rocks. We thought it was a good ooportunity to go. We were unable to get a booking in the evening, as they are booked out for about 8 months ahead, but they... More

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Armidale, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Booked months in advance. Our table felt as though it was suspended midway between the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. The food was excellent, a tasting menu with matched wines. The staff were helpful and attentive. The presentation of the food was superb and other than one course being a little bland, very tasty. Of course, at the price... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Having eaten here many times over the years we decided to hold my husbands 50th birthday at Quay. We chose their private room in the upper tower and had 28 of our closest friends and family. As always the food was outstanding, such creativity and innovation and none of this diminished with a large group. The service we had was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

went to quay for a birthday dinner, food didn't taste of anything apart from a slightly salty flavour, very over priced and pretensions even the bread was bitter don't go here-its like the emperors new clothes-everyone just follows the crowd save you money

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NSW
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My first Quay experience was years ago on a wedding reception. It was fabulous, and I had the most amazing baked potatos in my life! Families and friends keep on giving me raving reviews of the restaurant along the years so I think it's time for a proper visit. By this stage, we have already dined at Vue du Monde,... More

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My friend and I went to Quay for lunch on Saturday and I can't fault it! Everything about lunch was unbelievable. The staff were very attentive, friendly and had a nice sense of humour. We ordered the 4 course meal, and a few cocktails.. the 'quay butterfly' cocktail was amazing! I can't exactly remember what was in each meal but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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244 reviews 244 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The first difficulty I had was that this is a degustation restaurant, i.e. a place where the diner is deprived of the choice of food while the restaurateur reduces his expenses. I normally decline to book at degustation menu restaurants as I prefer to choose my own food, but being a guest on this occasion, I was stuck with it.... More

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