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Guillaume at Bennelong

Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point | Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
+61 2 9241 1999
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Ranked #79 of 5,180 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $872
Cuisines: French, Australian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
sydney
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Guillaume at Bennelong is no more. We managed to book one of the last degustation lunches at this fabulous restaurant and were not disappointed. The food, the wine, the service were all absolutely brilliant is a setting that is unsurpassed . . . alas the spectacular opportunity is no longer available.

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Was here last year for a birthday and had the 4 course digustation menu. Fresh modern french food complimented by a warm ambiance. highly recommend this restaurant, shame it will be closing soon ...

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UK
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Ate at Guillaume at Bennelong on NYE with Mrs1960, first-born and girlfriend. We did not know until arriving when fellow guest revealed this was the last night for this restaurant in the SHO. Apparently the powers that be had insisted that G lowers his sights and made the menu (presumably they meant the pricing) more accessible to the general public.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I had my birthday celebration at this restaurant just before Christmas. It was absolutely magical, from the view across Circular Quay (including seeing the fireworks from the Carols in the Domain), the professional and friendly service and the magnificent food. Yes, it was an expensive meal for Sydney, but it was top class French-inspired cuisine and the attention to detail... More

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Excellent, excellent excellent. This restuarant is defintiely 5 stars, the ambience, the service, the fantastic view and of course the great food. I have been here on a couple of occasions and left on each occasion very impressed. it will be such a same not being able to enjoy such quality food with a relaxing view once this top shelf... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stunning degustation from start to finish, beautifully paired wines and service in such an amazing space. Au revoir..

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Had to swing by Guillaume before it closed. Managed to get in for an extra special pre-Christmas long lunch with special friends. The experience was, as expected, sublime. Food fabulous, especially the chef's special risotto with shaved truffle, and the wines, the service and the location all spot on. A great occasion never to be repeated.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My husband proposed to me viewing the harbour bridge from the opera house after having dinner at "The Bennelong Restaurant" in 1981. We then married in 1984 and have returned to the same restaurant on our 10th and 20th wedding anniversaries. We will do the same in 2014 for our 30th wedding anniversary. I was fortunate though to be treated... More

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
2,120 reviews 2,120 reviews
1,219 restaurant reviews
800 helpful votes 800 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

It's a place I love for my own birthday or a special treat for overseas visitors. The food and service are exemplary and there is no other restaurant that better captures what is good about the harbour and its environs. If you merely want the view and a casual cheap night, there are several restaurants nearby that have a similar... More

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

My third, and probably last time to dine here, due to strange decision to replace internationally renowned restaurant. Food service started badly - have some staff moved on? - but improved steadily, and Czech sommelier was very chatty and knowledgable. 8 generous, flavour filled degustation courses with decent pours of matching wines. Expensive but worth it - especially as it... More

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