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Dunbar House

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9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
9337-1226
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing Lunch in Watsons Bay!

Extremely lovely setting with the surrounds of Robertson Park and ocean views towards the city. Sat on the verandah with perfect sunny weather. Lunch options were very good, decided on the prawn linguine. Absolutely delicious!!! My partner had the John Dory and also enjoyed it very much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Afternoon tea, lovely tea pots with charming teacups, we sat on the verandah in the warming sun, on a wonderful blue sky winter's day.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We ate here today purely by chance, at lunch during our walk. Excellent food, service and setting. Rarely been happier at lunch. We had antipasti starter to share, Prawn linguini and the seafood risotto - all excellent, as was the Pinot Gris by the glass. We are delighted. Just a pity the restaurant does not open in the evenings.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Absolutely love coming here!! my partner and I Live over an hour and a half away and we take time out every few weeks to come visit. The food is amazing breakfast lunch dinner or even a coffee it is always spot on what we asked for, the staff go above and beyond to over service you, and the wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Dunbar house seems to fit exactly what I look for in a restaurant. Smart enough to make you feel that eating there is a special event, casual enough that you feel welcome. Friendly and efficient staff, a view that cannot be beaten, and great food. This was not our first visit to Dunbar house, but our first meal on the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

lovely spot - very hard to get in unless you have a reservation. Its a large old house with views over the harbour at watsons bay

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Kiama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

we had our wedding reception here back in 1993, then I hadn't returned again until a friends birthday. It has had a freshen up and our reception was upstairs. Birthday celebration was on the verandah with fabulous views and still fabulous food!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Extremely lovely setting with the surrounds of Robertson Park and ocean views towards the city. Sat on the verandah with perfect sunny weather. Lunch options were very good, decided on the prawn linguine. Absolutely delicious!!! My partner had the John Dory and also enjoyed it very much. Afterwards we each had a Frangelico affogato which was probably the best affogato... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The venue was wonderful. It was a pity it was raining and the actual ceremony could not go ahead outside. However there were wet weather contingency plans and it was held indoors in a wonderful old worldly setting. The decor of Dunbar House is lovely. There was plenty of room at the tables and it did not feel squashed. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Opulence and elegance everywhere. A friend's wedding reception was held here in June 2015 and everything was 5-star. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to hold their wedding reception here. Service, food, drinks, venue, everything was on point. Highly recommend.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Caught ferry from Circular Quay for lunch at Dunbar House as we have done a few times.Love the ferry ride looking at the beautiful Sydney Harbour and no parking or traffic problems.When we arrived the staff were ever so helpful and friendly, even though we had not booked.This time we both had the salmon and salad and it was delightful... More 

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

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  • 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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