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Quay Restaurant

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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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
Stunning, scenic & amazing desserts

This is a special Venue by far. it has grand siting & is beautifully appointed. The food is as to be expected from Peter Gilmour always consistently at a high standard. He aims for perfection and his desserts certainly attain that status.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
CORSAIR700
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is a special Venue by far. it has grand siting & is beautifully appointed. The food is as to be expected from Peter Gilmour always consistently at a high standard. He aims for perfection and his desserts certainly attain that status.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The Quay has 2 obvious things going for it : the stunning views and Peter Gilmore. The decor and ambience is understated, rightly so, in order to enjoy the vantage of having both the Harbour Bridge and Opera House - 2 of Sydney's icons in one fell sweep. The 3 of us dined at lunch and opted for the 4... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This famous and already so well known worldwide desserves all exceptional mentions by all criteria. First, the location is exceptional between Sydney's Opera and Harbour Bridge, best and nicest places to see in Australia, and the view from the Restaurant is fantastic. Then the food, the decoration, the service are equally exceptional and nice. The only remark was that our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is such a beautiful restaurant and the view from my table was amazing. Loved the decor and the beautiful cutlery and dinnerware. Very special service from our wine waiter. The food was an experience but servings very small and some of the ingredients not to my liking. Loved the desserts with the Snow Egg a favourite. Some guests would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It baffles me that Quay Restaurant is not in the top 10, in terms of ranking. This is most definitely a special place, with fine inventive cuisine. What a spectacular view, to top it all!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I recently went to Quay after having been with my family about 4 years ago. I knew that I wanted to dine here on a Friday night so I booked about 5 months in advance around early February as I wanted a late July Friday night at 7:30. I requested a window seat and we were lucky to be situated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

First of foremost, the food was fantastic and the views are beyond description. However, I found the dishes a little bit too fussy. I realize at this level of restaurant, the celebrity chefs are trying to be different and Quay may have tried a little too hard. With that said, the "snow egg" desert is simply one of the best... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Simply superb. Perfect service My two girls tagged along- no problems with the wait staff. Food- sublime. Seriously. It's that good. Restrained theatrics coupled with perfect flavours. Amuse bouche of truffle potato mash with oxtail consommé. What a perfect starter. The signature dishes of XO Sea, marron, raw beetroot- really hard to fault. Until I try the Roca brothers restaurant-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

An amazing view of Sydney for guests visiting from overseas . Great service at this restaurant it is all first class . We had the four course set and it was enough food but next time I would skip the wine and pay the extra for the 7 course menu as the food was a taste sensation . The famous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

After reading about Quay in a few articles and seeing the Snow Egg on Masterchef a few years ago I made sure Quay was on my list when visiting Sydney and as it was my partners birthday I decided this was the place to take her for it. Every part of it was amazing and we will be back on... More 

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Additional Information about Quay Restaurant

Address: Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9251 5600
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Fusion, Australian

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
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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