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Sydney Fish Market

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Address: Bank St | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9004 1100
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Sydney Fish Market (SFM) is the largest market of its kind in the Southern...

Sydney Fish Market (SFM) is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's second largest seafood market in terms of variety outside of Japan. A working fish market, SFM sources product both nationally and internationally and trades over 14,500 tonnes of seafood annually - with up to a hundred species traded every day.SFM employs approximately fifty-seven staff to organise the weekday wholesale auction, promote Sydney Fish Market as the centre of seafood excellence and operate the Sydney Seafood School. Since opening in 1989, Sydney Seafood School has played an important part in persuading Sydney residents to eat more fish. The School is considered to be one of Australia’s leading cooking schools. Over 13,000 people come to classes each year. Visit the SSS pages for more information or to book a class.Onsite, SFM hosts six seafood retailers, a bottle shop, fruit and veg market, bakery, sushi bar, restaurants, gift shop and deli.If you would like to organise a 'Behind The Scenes' tour of our wholesale auction, please call or email us during business hours (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday).

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Must visit when in Sydney for the Fresh Seafood

We went here as family in large numbers, so impressed with all the fresh seafood in this market. But the place is very crowded (maybe because we went on Sunday morning) take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The fish market is not one who would usually regards as a place of eating. This came to a surprise when I came to this place. It is a very interesting place set up with many restaurants serving nothing other but seafood dishes. There are tables set up outside of the restaurants and some set up facing the harbor. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The energy, the crowds, all awesome! We had great sushi, sashimi and grilled fish as well as ending the lunch with a sweet caramel slice from the bakery in the market. Really fun must do event for families and friends, as well as couples!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though I was quite disappointed at the Fish Market last year, I kept going back this year to see how it goes. The place is still as crowdy and in fact getting more and more people, locals and tourists. That makes me wondered, am I the only person that dislike their service and food? The grill seafood was soggy, fried... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here as family in large numbers, so impressed with all the fresh seafood in this market. But the place is very crowded (maybe because we went on Sunday morning) take sometimes for us to find a table outside for all of us. A lot of seagull flying around might have to be careful not to hit them, also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are a lot of choices here. It gets crowded and seating is limited once you've decided on what to order. Great place to sample different seafood that you may not have tried before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great place to bring the family for a fresh seafood lunch or dinner. The place gets very crowded so you need to either get in a little earlier than you want to secure a table or have one person hold the table and the rest order the meals. Prices re very reasonable with variety beyond belief. At least you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family for lunch at Christies (the first stall in the left). The table is reserved for Christies' customers, so we ordered our food from them. While eating, one of their employees kept hassling us that we need to order crab or lobsters or something more expensive (we spent about $25 per person) this was not stated anywhere, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a visual experience to see the variety of seafood. Otherwise it's pretty crowded and could do with more seating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love all the seafood here. You can buy the raw seafood so that you can cook it later or you can eat the seafood at the restaurant there. The food is awesome. I already miss all the seafood there. This will be the reason why i will be coming back to sydney soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for lunch and easy to get to from Sydney CBD either with a 15 minute walk or by light rail. I would only recommend eating the fresh prawns & sashimi and grilled fish. Had cooked fish and chips once and NEVER again. You can also walk over to the park across the road from the market and enjoy... More 

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