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80 Pyrmont St, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia (City West)
1800 700 700
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Ranked #1,118 of 5,380 Restaurants in Sydney
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: City West
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Star’s famous all-you-can-eat Garden Buffet is not your usual buffet. 130 hot and cold dishes, from fresh seafood and delicious pastas to salads and more.
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Rome, Italy
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Maybe the best buffet restaurant in Sydney, for cost conscious people. In the weekend higher prices. 2% surcharge on credit card.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We ate here before heading to the Lyric Theatre therefore receiving a discount on our meals just by showing our tickets. There were plenty of choices hot and cold. Lots of people for a Wednesday night so good turnover of dishes. My fave was definitely dessert!

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This buffet has a wide variety of hot and cold food. We went on a week night before attending the theatre. If you show your Lyric Theatre tickets you get a discount! The attendant was surprised we had only given ourselves an hour to eat there so I assumed most people had a more leisurely dinner than that. Soups salads,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

As buffets go this one has potential to be a stand out venue, however this one failed to meet expectations. The food was nice enough but there was always something missing. It may have been that the staff weren't capable of reading the room or it may have been the absence of Attention To Detail two key components of a... More 

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Mount Barker, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Thought we would try the seafood buffet at Garden Buffet for $59.90 per person on a Friday night. Understandably it was busy and we accepted the advice that there would be 30-45 minutes wait to be seated. Waiting time was in excess of 60 minutes which was OK and when we went to get some food there was a long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We like everything about the food we visited Sokyo restaurant for breakfast for 4 days and also had a wonderful guy that looked after us and his name is Alex. Most of all the attention and importance we got from the front office mgr. Mr Daniel Worsley. He made sure that we were happy and contented. What an asset to... More 

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Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Food was ok, but that's all. The price (65 dollars) could be much lower. It was very, very noisy. The restaurant was filled up with partly uncultivated people who probable had never been out eating before. The staff pulled waste to the floor. Long way to walk to toilet (one floor down and more than 100 m from stairs. A... More 

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Maitland, Australia
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45 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Breakfast here was included with our stay at "The Darling" Best buffet breakfast I have ever had. So many choices. Service was good and friendly. Food was all fresh and tasty. Being a vegetarian I usually find buffets quite limited for choice, not the case here. Waffles and berries, yum! I even saw some gluten free pastries.

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Sydney, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

we had our staff Xmas lunch there. they were promised they could set up our table before everyone arrived, and that we would have a quiet area. None of this happened - in fact they had no record of our prepayment and kept the team waiting 30 mins. Food was ok, many dishes were cold, but a good variety. Pork... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

ok the price is a little steep but the meals are very worthwhile, Most restaurants that serve prawns all have heads and shells, Garden Buffet has the Heads and Shell removed all that remains is the tail fore easy handling, The other meals such as Mussels are very nice, Chicken Schnitzel is tender and Butter chicken is to die for,... More 

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Additional Information about Garden Buffet

Address: 80 Pyrmont St, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
Phone Number: 1800 700 700
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City West
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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