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The Dolphin Hotel

412 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9331 4800
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
412 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really says it all. Noisy, too dark, slow terrible service. It's not the staffs fault - it's the lack of any system.

Thank swamprat96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just as it should be. Bar staff wonderful. Biggest turn off is smokers upstairs where it clearly says no smoking

Thank Max S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my sister and daughter as we were in Sydney for a concert at the EQ. We were staying at Waterloo so walked to Surry Hills for lunch. The rooftop area was sun drenched and a great spot for lunch. I had the smoked...More

Thank Margie2801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends. Lively place with good atmosphere. Restaurant was busy. Unfortunately they had no steaks left on the menu. The food we did order was tasty. Service we thought was poor. Had to keep getting the attention of staff to order another drink. After...More

Thank Cahill45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in and scored the last available seats which made us think this was the place to be! We were sat and given a menu and were told it was happy hour so all wine was $7. Score!! We waited around 15 minutes for service...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We've been going to the Dolphin Hotel for years. It's a great place to catch up with friends for a drink and something to eat. Having not eaten there for a long time we decided to have dinner at the Dining Room. The service was...More

Thank Paulo1122
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I had the chance to stop for dinner at the dolphin last night and we ordered the pancetta and blue cheese and the fried prawns which in case you aren’t aware are full body prawns which you can eat the whole thing. They are a...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

The interior doesn’t look anything like the exterior. Very hip and trendy place. Friendly service and atmosphere. The whole bar is wrapped in some sort of cloth. Just stopped for a drink but the restaurant looked busy. Worth a visit.

Thank smackinlay
Reviewed April 22, 2018

My friends and I lunched at the Dolphin Hotel for the third time and were not disappointed.The decor is quirky and the casual atmosphere delightful. The staff were attentive without overdoing it and were very helpful in suggesting some delicous share plates and recommending a...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

What a perfect spot for a lazy Sunday lunch. Live jazz music in the background. The staff were friendly and had a sound knowledge of the food and wine. They focus on local produce here. We started with the local burrata. I think it was...More

Thank AngelaScott2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighborhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9331 4800
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