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Dunbar House


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Dunbar House operates a chic daytime café for alfresco a la carte breakfast and lunch or high tea on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as an exclusive venue for private celebrations and corporate events Monday – Sunday.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Australian, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch. Will definitely be returning. Charming older building with great atmosphere. A view ot the water and boats. Also interesting watching the passing parade of people.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank lizziec360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely cafe/restaurant serving breakfast and lunches. The location is amazing and everything about the place cries out for a visit. Service is very discreet and efficient. Two minutes walk from the ferry landing.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

We had a delicious breakfast at Dunbar House and the most amazing light pancakes. Waiters are very friendly and helpful and the setting is beautiful.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Tinkymia
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Corner seat overlooking the beach and park, great setting for super antipasto hummus and salad lunch, allure super cold plates for 4, absolutely delicious, thoroughly recommended!!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Matt W
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

First, I tried to book a table outside by phone and I was told that was not possible, since it was just walk in for outside. When I arrived, there were 4 tables available outside, but two them were exposed to the sun. I asked...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank Ana B
Reviewed April 6, 2019

If you're lucky enough to get a table on the verandah overlooking the park and the bay, grab the opportunity. As well as the view, it also means you don't have too many people around you. Brunch was ordered and delivered quickly, although wait staff...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MeredithAussie
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The location is great. Watson bay, close to the ferry terminal. But then... The tables were not cleaned quickly for new comers to sit. I sat on a table and waited to be served, the table cleaned and I could order. It took some time...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gregorwolf
Reviewed March 24, 2019

This would have to be the nicest wedding reception I have been to. Staff were great. Food was excellent. The whole evening was just magical.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank emis95
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Food was amazing. Our advice, just go there and see for yourselves. We sat outside and it was so very relaxing.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank damseldi
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We treated ourselves to breakfast at this glorious restaurant right on the water front in the park by the pier. the food was delicious and we both went for dishes we hadn't had before my wife had hot fruit on French toast and I had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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September 20, 2015|
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Response from Holidaygr | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, I would give them a call and find out. I would say that they would be quite accommodating as this would be a fairly common occurrence.
June 10, 2015|
Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Difficult parking. You can get lucky street parking. But bus or ferry is the way to go
June 4, 2015|
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Response from sweetafton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. that's what we did. Catch the ferry to Watsons Bay.
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