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“Best dinner of our trip” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cyren Bar - Grill - Seafood

Cyren Bar - Grill - Seafood
Ranked #176 of 5,822 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: Cyren Bar Grill Seafood creates nostalgia to those who knew Cyren back in the late 1970's. Nick Manettas has re-invented this restaurant in Harbourside to replicate his previous successes with Cyren. Boasting unbelievable views of Sydney CBD whilst being on the water's edge, Cyren at Harbourside is the perfect location for a relaxing meal and drinks. The venue encompasses all aspects you look for in a restaurant including culinary brilliance, the freshest seafood, mouth-watering meats and exciting cocktails. It undoubtedly has the most spectacular view of Darling Harbour. Come and experience the excitement and energy of Cyren and see why it's the most talked about venue of Harbourside.
Truro, United Kingdom
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“Best dinner of our trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We went to Cyren for dinner on 31st Jan and was very impressed! It was a busy friday evening and only waited about 15 minutes at the bar for an outside table..

The menu had lots to choose from and although busy the staff were friendly!

The special I had for starter was crab salad, probably the tastiest thing I have had in ages! Then I had salt and pepper callamari (starter) for main which was also lovely and served with an amazing sweet chilli and coconut sauce!

My fiance had the T bone steak which was also way above average and served with chips (& only chips)

Not cheap but reflected in the quality!

Definately recommend!

Visited January 2014
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Just not an excellent experience....average to below average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014

Took some business partners out to this place. Really, an average experience. They are very much understaffed, it takes ages to get served etc. Due to this my steak was cold when served. I think there are enough other places around in Darling Harbour to try, and will not go back to Cyren.

Visited January 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Happy hour not to be missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Cheap drinks at happy hour ($5 coronas were our pick). We were greeted by a very friendly hostess and made to feel welcome. Nice and shady under the sails out the front. Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon.

Visited January 2014
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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Average at best”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner on Australia Day, and although they were packed, the service was very good. We had the Captains seafood basket, and it was all deep fried. The food was decent, but quite average. If you are looking for fresh seafood, this is probably not your place. Dessert of creme brûlée was average as well.

Visited January 2014
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Singleton, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Been twice in 2 months”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014

First visit was part of a large group (50+) and everything went smoothly (alternate drop menu), was a little slow to get started but overall a positive experience.
Recently had our second visit, which was just a family affair (wife + 15 month old).
Food was great on both occasions, although the kids menu was very limited.
I definitely recommend booking and requesting an outside table, it is very noisy inside.
Is a little pricey but only as expected in a high tourist area

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