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Sea Cow

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Paddington
Seafood, Australian
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110E Boundary St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
+61 2 9332 2458
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We love it here - Good selection of Australian water fish and tasty chippies- so happy to indulge anytime of the week. Always have a few Sydney rock oysters to start @ $16 cheap as chips ! Hahaha thanks SeaCow

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Stopped off here for dinner after checking their opening hours on the door for a public holiday earlier in the day. I'd been looking forward to fish and chips with a nice glass of white all afternoon - and it did not disappoint, although in the most surprising way. When I arrived half an hour before their close, after a... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
Sydney
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Just a little corner store with adequate outdoor seating for us and the puppy. Get there early as the place in always crowded due to the simple yet very tasty cooking. BYO and Cash only, but don't worry, it won't break the bank. A good regular for early dining.

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Thank PaulLouSydney
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This was out second take out of fish and chips form Sea Cow. The first one was quite good, but the last batch wasn't up to the same standard. The food was OK, but for the price point is as good as what would be expected. The fish didn't seem overly fresh.

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Thank Duncan M
Sydney
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a local for us and specialises in all sort of fresh Seafood. I have to say that I enjoy having a place like Sea Cow near by. Perfect for a Friday night! Ahh and it is BYO. I will recommend the Soft-shell Crab and the Grilled Snapper. This is a great place for all year around. The large... More 

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Positano
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great Local Eatery we frequent when either in a hurry or wanting to unwind after a busy day. Prices are reasonable and choice of fish and seafood is wide. We shared some great crisp whitebait and then a grilled trout and some barramundi. They do wonderful fries and very ordinary but tasty side salads. BYO to wash it down

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Thank David k
Sydney
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Shame there aren't two catagories for the two locations as our Balmain experience has been great TWICE. First time was takeaways and have to say the grilled John Dory was possibly best eaten certainly for a takeaway grilled fish. The chips that I wasn't going to eat, were also much better than I remember takeaway chips to be. It wasn't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A month open and not yet busy, no atmosphere on a saturday night. Our meal was so so, overcooked chips and ok fish. Good in concept, but nothing special. Needs to to better to survive on the strip it is on. We'd always return to Love Fish in Rozelle over this place.

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Thank Woolloomooloo2011
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Hi Great spot for evening casual fare. Squid was great. White bait better and fish cakes best. One our team rated it 6 out of 5. BYO woth bottles shop nearby makes it easy and great. Staff excellent added to the evening

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Thank Chris S
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very disappointing Dry, cold, old tasting chips Ordered mahi mahi - grilled - over done and therefore lost any of the subtle flavored the fish is famous for Kids meals were good Complementary wine( they're new) was quite good Service was as expected Will need to step up if they're planning to be successful in Balmain At this stage, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $19
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Cash Only
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110E Boundary St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Paddington
  • Neighborhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9332 2458
Description
BYO SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
CATCH OF THE DAY
TAKE AWAY SERVICE
OUTSIDE SEATING
HEATING FOR OUTSIDE SEATING AREA
MEMBER OF RESTAURANT & CATERING NSW
ALL STAFF TRAINED IN SAFE FOOD HANDLING
TEMPERATURE CONTROL OF ALL FOOD DELIVERIES
TRADING SINCE 2001
BUSY TIMES BETWEEN 630PM TO 730 PM
OPENING HOURS
DINNERS TUESDAY TO SUNDAY 5PM TO 9:30PM
LUNCH SUNDAY 12-3PM

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Staying in Paddington

Neighborhood Profile
Paddington
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.