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Dunbar House

Contemporary, Australian
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9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
9337-1226
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
High tea Afternoon with the girls

I took the two ladies in my family here for a birthday treat. We had a really lovely afternoon tea with a glass of bubbly. We looked out across the park and out to the harbour. It was interesting watching a wedding party mill around out the front. A beautiful day in a gorgeous building. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Shelly J
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Sydney, Australia
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I took the two ladies in my family here for a birthday treat. We had a really lovely afternoon tea with a glass of bubbly. We looked out across the park and out to the harbour. It was interesting watching a wedding party mill around out the front. A beautiful day in a gorgeous building. Great friendly, polite staff and... More 

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Sydney
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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A magnificent historic home houses this marvellous restaurant. Perfect for breakfast or lunch. Sit on the patio and enjoy the view of Watsons Bay and Robertson Park.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A spectacular day, sitting on the verandah at Dunbar house looking out at the beautiful Sydney harbour. Could it get any better......? Just a little. Once afternoon tea was ordered and my voucher offered several times to the waitress (which is what the voucher said to do) we received a small plate of high tea items. After trying to find... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Book to enjoy a meal on our wedding anniversary as we were married at Dunbar House. So lunch was ordered. Zucchini flowers and fetta, mine was scotch fillet and fries. Lousy salad and very small serving of flowers. The fillet was very overcooked and McDonald's fries. A glass of wine each and $70.00 later. Very disappointed with the meal. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We visited Dunbar House to celebrate our daughters birthday on a Sunday. We took the ferry over from the Quay. We had a table on the balcony which was perfect. We arrived a bit early but no problem for the staff who had a table ready in no time. I thought the menu for lunch had a great range of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

While on holiday in Sydney, we visited Dunbar House for a sandwich meal and tea. This establishment is exceptional in every respect and the staff are so polite, courteous, attentive and professional, their tea room is certainly the best we have ever visited! We had sandwiches, as well as cake and tea, and was so taken with the general attitude... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good position close the sea with a view of Sydney CBD. Excellent choices on the breakfast menu. Try and get a table outside Service is OK

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

First time here with a group of friends for breakfast and we all agreed the food was wonderful. So much so that we booked our next get together there after we finished. Had the ham and manchego omelette and it was the best omelette I have tasted in a long time. Light and fluffy and just perfectly cooked. Coffee was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We took the ferry out here and had an outstanding lunch on the terrace of this comfortable hotel. Though very busy the staff were welcoming and efficient and the food was delicious.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We came here for Fathers Day last yr and service was average.Today I booked over a week ago and asked for waterfront view and they advised its first come first see serve.Yesterday they advised that only a family of 4 can fit outside for a waterfront view. Crab raviola was too salty and Dory fish was not bad however condiment... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: 9337-1226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Australian

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