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Watsons Bay Tea Gardens

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Cafe, Australian
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8 Marine Parade | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
(02) 9337 6733
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for lunch in response to a groupon voucher and were very pleasantly surprised. The service was excellent and the food very good. I can recommend the fish n chips and tiramisu! Its byo with corkage charge. Unfortunately it rained so we had to eat inside but look forward to eating outside next visit.

Thank happy4615
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveled on ferry tower watsons bay. Walked the scenic path to the lighthouse and found this place on trip advisor. Just had and hour before closing do no kitchen food but cakes and coffee on offer. Very well presented cake and delicious coffee with great views across the bay.

Thank Graham F
Hobart, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Getting off the ferry at Watsons Bay, one is faced with the chaos of the queueing crowds who have made the pilgrimage to sample the well-known fish and chips there. We were keen to enjoy the ambiance of this beautiful location in a quieter manner, so wandered a couple of hundred metres along the shore and stumbled upon a delightful... More 

Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I had the tuna salad! It was perfect! Crunchy beans, sweet tomatoes, salty olives, oregano and olive oil! The tuna perfectly pink inside 😍

Thank MissPandaP
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed nice coffee and a great afternoon view of the Sydney harbour. The coffee was brewed with very nice beans and very reasonable prices too. Recommended cafe for all.

Thank Galen A
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I made a booking for lunch for today (Mother's Day). I was told that it was fully booked for lunch 12:30, but I could have a booking at 11:00am and would have to leave by 12:30am. OK. When my daughter arrived at 11:00 she was only offered a breakfast menu and told the lunch menu started at 12:30. There is... More 

2 Thank Anthony S
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have been here twice with friends and found the relaxed atmosphere to be friendly and spectacular views over Watsons Bay. The food was delicious and abundant. They have no liquor licence but happily cater for those who "bring your own" which is readily available from the Watsons Bay Hotel at the pier. A wonderful destination 17 minutes in the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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110 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and tasty food at Watsons Bay Tea Gardens Cafe. The choice of food is varied and has an Italian influence with pasta and paninis available as well as seafood, salads and breakfast options. Servings are quite large and it is good value for money. Staff are very friendly.... More 

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Lovely shaded outdoor tea gardens. Good panini with chicken and salad. Lovely views over Watsons Bay.

Thank DWHandMJH38
Bondi, Australia
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Can’t understand the reviewer who only gave this café 1 star. A group of us have been coming here regularly for over 3 years for morning tea and have had nothing but great food, friendly service by staff and owners and a spectacular view. I really look forward to my generous serving of French toast with maple syrup, bananas and... More 

Thank RosBondi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Marine Parade | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: (02) 9337 6733

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