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The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf

#208 of 4,392 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, Australian, Contemporary
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Hickson Road | Pier 4, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
02 9250 1777
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been here a couple of times this year and really enjoyed both occasions. The location right on the water, with views across to the north shore and to the harbour bridge, is hard to beat, particularly in the afternoon light. Drinks with a plate of dips was perfect, and on the second occasion the pasta dish for lunch was... More 

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Thank bobgeddes
Sydney, Australia
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1,078 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 514 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant/bar has a great location, perched at the end of a 'finger wharf' jutting into the harbour on the western side of the Harbour Bridge. A Sydney institution. Dined here on a recent Friday night and things didn't start well. It was very noisy and a bit chaotic. We were lucky to grab half a table, and finally a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When this first opened a few years back there was a great nibbles menu. Sliders for starters. Tonight? Awful menu, and what we had wasn't great. Revert to the previous menu please. Looking around at others and they aren't ordering food either. Not good.

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Thank David F
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here quite a few time and it never gets old. Let me jump straight to it! The wharf is phenomenal, historic, rustic and extraordinary. Yes yes, its a long walk to the end, but when you get there it'd be worth every step ;) I love the cocktail and the mushroom arancini and parmesan cheese, drizzled with truffle... More 

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Thank MissKnco
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend took us to this bar and we spent a very pleasant afternoon watching the world go by on the water. A lovely view of the bridge and watching the climbers kept us entertained.

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Thank Silken93
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go before watching a show, you mingle with others pre theatre goers and those who might come here every night, because, well if you could, you would! Efficient staff, great dishes to share (or not!), a well resourced bar, and the location! Already planning my next visit!

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Thank Pinneberg
Paris, France
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This place has it all - the views and the food are excellent. You may also meet up with the occasional celebrity having a quiet drink.

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Thank Bigred013
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Great views from the sunny deck. Nice selection of meals we could share and friendly advice on drinks. What more do you need.

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Thank Kim B
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

There's something about Sydney that is odd. Despite huge amounts of waterside, there are relatively few places where you can sit with a drink and a meal right alongside, without a road between you and water. And even fewer where the prices are reasonable. But the Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf is a great place that breaks... More 

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Thank Ray F
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Nice atmosphere, great views, food good, but not great. Warning, they advertise half price after 8 pm when theatre starts, but we were caught out, not available on Friday or Saturday! Temperature very cold as they had fans on in winter, and doors constantly open for smokers, so maybe a better summer venue.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hickson Road | Pier 4, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 02 9250 1777
Description
It's only fair that a theatre should have a theatre bar, right? It's true. But we're not just a theatre bar. We're an everyone bar. Drop by pre- or post-show for a drink or a few share-plates, spend the afternoon on the sofa or just sit on the balcony soaking up the view. The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf is for you, come join us.

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