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Sydney Cove Oyster Bar

Lot 1 Circular Quay East, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9247 2937
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Ranked #152 of 5,232 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $62
Cuisines: Dessert, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish & Chips
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Recently stopped here for a coffee with family on our way to the Opera House and ended up staying on for lunch. They don't serve lunch until 12.30pm, they did open the kitchen early as we were ready to move on somewhere else. The menu is simple but a little expensive, probably because of the view! We just ordered a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I have been to the Oyster Bar on numerous occasions and it is a lovely place to sit and watch the harbour and share a bottle of wine and some oysters in the sunshine. However, we went for a meal there the other night and that was disappointing. The portions were small and not anything special considering the cost. The... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Oyster bar near the opera house. Has a pretty extensive menu. Pretty stunning location to take tourists due to the view of the harbour bridge. Just around the corner from the opera house and botanical gardens. As with any venue targeting tourists be ready for the steep prices.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had the fresh oysters, the seafood linguine and the cooked mussels.. Awesome seat by the water n gorgeous view of the sydney bridge. Our waiter marchello is great and made us enjoy our meal!!!

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Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Whilst this restaurant is in the heart of circular quay, it offers a unique experience. You are sitting between the opera house, beside the harbour seeing ferries scoot past and watching people on the bridge climb. The food itself is lovely - we enjoyed the fresh oysters, scallops and salmon along with some nice wine by the glass. The costs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited Oyster Bar for the first time last week and had such an amazing time. The oyster combo was beautiful and so was the wine pairing (the pass Sauvignon blanc). We were greeted by a friendly Turkish lady (can't remember her name sorry) who was our waiter for the night and was very helpful. We were so impressed, will... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Dined here for a weekday lunch. Seated immediately, second row of tables providing a great view of the harbor. Ordered Sydney Rocks Oysters - amazingly fresh; perfect with my wine. Much better than the oysters served at the other restaurants around the harbor. Prawns with linguini - fantastic as well. Light and very tasty. Emma B. - my wait staff... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Too expensive, poor service and felt ill afterwards (just had the fish and chips). Sorry but it wasn't for me

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Mandurah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This harbour side outdoor restaurant is our favourite place to dine in Sydney. Location, food & service are all excellent. Where else can you sit right on the world's most beautiful harbour watching the Ferries, cruise ships and Bridge climbers while enjoying a delightful meal and chilled glass of wine. The staff are professional and friendly and we wish to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had lunch here and everything about this place is amazing - the views, the service, the food and the drink. Has views of the Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay. Make sure you try their oysters..or any of their seafood for that matter.

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Additional Information about Sydney Cove Oyster Bar

Address: Lot 1 Circular Quay East, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 9247 2937
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Average Prices: USD 15 - 62
Cuisine: Dessert, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish & Chips

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