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Altitude Restaurant

The Rocks
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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176 Cumberland Street | Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9250 6000
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Goiania, GO
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is one of the nicest places to visit in town. However, it gets crowdy and reservations are recommended. Staff is friendly.

Thank joao u
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just finished a wonderful dinner at Altitude. My husband had the kingfish ceviche and I had the soft shell crab tempura - both were delicious. I had the cauliflower as my main course - it was fabulous. My husband had the Ulladulla swordfish which he described as maybe the best swordfish he ever had. We finished with the Apricot... More 

Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is allocated within the Shangri-la Hotel. It is on the top floor, so the view is breathtaking. Food and service is good. My husband and I had the degustation menu, which was just lovely! We spent almost 4 hours there!! It is worth a visit. Restaurant is fine dining, so menu is priced at fine dining prices. Make... More 

Thank RoxyDeysel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

25th birthday dinner, made a group booking and pre-selected the menu. Superb food and great staff/service.

Thank Chris B
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134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here for dinner with a group of 7 friends on the big full moon night. Beautiful views overlooking Harbour bridge and Opera house etc. Watching to scene go from day to night. We had the tasting menu $150 and absolutely loved every dish. The flavours were delish and selection was great If you are going to spoil yourself this... More 

Thank everywhereman777
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here to enjoy a Christmas lunch and the food and wait service didn't disappoint. Abbey was great and made sure we always had our glass full. The menu for Christmas lunch was set and really nice - the matching wines were also really great. They accommodated my request for an alternative dessert and would recommend... More 

Thank Cecelia H
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel and were really looking forward to the dinner. It was over $200 before wine and the meal was terrible. The beef was cold and really fatty. The other courses were tiny and tasted terrible. The desert was the only good course. The wine was a great recommendation and the staff were nice. We didn't complain... More 

2 Thank Tippy_Longstocking
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Besides the ambiance it's a complete disaster. Fish over cooked, everything over salted, risotto watery and bland. Even the sides were sadly lacking. They have no business charging 200$ a head. Really disappointing. Don't waste your time or money. Also we sat down at 9pm and we're still waiting for dessert at 11:30. Unacceptable.

2 Thank Rob C
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive but imaginative food . Best view in Sydney of harbour and opera house Excellent service Need to book unless you dine early

Thank peter s
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Booking is essential. Don't worry if you don't get a window seat as the tiered floor ensures a great view wherever you sit. Great menu and extensive wine list. Servers are attentive but not overbearing.

Thank Bev D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Cumberland Street | Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighborhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9250 6000

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighborhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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