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Lifeboat Seafood

9 Dangar Rd, Brooklyn, Hornsby, New South Wales 2083, Australia
+61 2 9985 7510
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fresh seafood” (17 reviews)
“salad” (57 reviews)
“oysters” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Dangar Rd, Brooklyn, Hornsby, New South Wales 2083, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for a Sunday lunch family get together - very enjoyable. Fish was well cooked and very fresh. We had the fresh plate of oysters, prawns and crab and the seafood platter as well as grilled prawns. Salad was generous and chips were nicely cooked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sydneygirl056
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Cant talk enough about how good Lifeboat is. Visited today and had fresh oysters and prawns then prawn cutlets, all were nice but prawns cutlets were exceptional. Next had the grilled Gurnard with chips and salad, the Gurnard was excellent, chips are just beautiful, hand...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Craig V
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Great serve of flathead and chips and grilled prawns, nicely cooked, fresh and simple. A great relaxing place to visit and enjoy simply prepared fresh seafood.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Christine T
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We were not disappointed after the reviews we had read. The flathead was tasty and very fresh. My husband was excited by the choices of fish that existed and chose jewfish it was amazing. The only confusion occurred as we sat down and were awaiting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bridget W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Flathead and chips, busy little place very popular, outside seating only, had take away, got in our boat and drifted on the river eating it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JOHN H
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I ordered the special with a glass of wine. The fish perfect the chips to die for the service10/10 A must for lunch in Brooklyn

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 191terrym
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Whilst travelling from Newcastle and Sydney, by train, my brother-in-law and I stopped off at Hawkesbury River. A short walk from the station is the Lifeboat Seafood Restaurant. We both found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We had a 1/2 doz fresh oysters...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Hendo510
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we want the best fish and chips we always head here. Lunch today was battered barramundi, chips and salad for me and my wife had battered flathead, chips and salad. I had a glass of house Chardonnay and half a dozen fresh Sydney Rock...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank X7317EVdavidc
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected find in Brooklyn. The food was delicious, but a little pricey. Great for a special occasion. The service was friendly but not as polished as some charging these prices. I hope this restaurant succeeds!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JG885
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Based on tripadvisor reviews came with the family to eat. Online (including trip adviser) it says the place closes at 4 PM. Called before arrival (at 3 PM) to check if there is a TA option and they said yes. Arrived at 3:30 PM and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rel L
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January 10, 2017|
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Response from 342ruth | Reviewed this property |
There is the Mooney Mooney Workers Club which is on the river - great location, cheapish and regular (not brilliant but not too bad) food. There is also a restaurant called The Estuary which is meant to be good but I... More
Joan K
February 27, 2016|
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Response from Penny G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but one website indicates only Saturday nights, in Summer and no nights in winter. Worth phoning to check, they have a website with details for contacting. Worth booking as it is popular.
Judy C
February 8, 2016|
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Response from Chris P | Reviewed this property |
Mains anywhere between $18 to $25. Really depends on what fish are running. There's a seafood tower/platter for 2 which is more expensive. Fish served battered or fried. Local prawns and oysters when available... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Dangar Rd, Brooklyn, Hornsby, New South Wales 2083, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9985 7510
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