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“Perfect Position”

Sydney Cove Oyster Bar
Ranked #94 of 6,519 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $57
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: Enjoying an excellent reputation as one of Sydney’s best seafood restaurants, the Sydney Cove Oyster Bar is the only seafood restaurant positioned right on the water’s edge at Sydney Cove. The menu has a modern feel with an abundance of Australian shellfish and selection on 6 different regional oysters all shucked to order. The atmosphere is relaxed and the views across Sydney Harbour are world class. This unique venue offers a truly amazing dining experience that will leave you wanting more.
Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have dined at this restaurant many times over the past several years, for lunch and dinner, all seasons, and always had a very pleasant meal. The service, whilst always friendly, is at times hit and miss as they seem to employ travellers who don't always know the menu or wine list well. However, having said that, all queries are always answered at some point and requests attended to. The open air venue lends itself well to having children at the table and the children's menu is good. The view is of course spectacular and as such is is a great place to while away a few hours in the sun drinking reasonably priced wine and eating delicious food. Watch out for the birds though, they are not shy in dive bombing unattended plates of food.

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Thank MonkeyFace6
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Delicious food, friendly staff, value for money but watch out for those Terns they;ll have the food off your plate if you turn your back.

Thank Julie C
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

Every time I visit Sydney, I have at least 1meal at SCOB. Food is consistently good, with some of the best oysters anywhere. Service from all the staff is welcoming, knowledgeable and unpretenious, ( unlike many, many restaurants in Sydney ). As I am usually dining alone, I am always made to feel very much at home. Good cross section of wines at quite reasonable prices. Not a bad view as well.

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went to the Oyster Bar , Circular Quay, Sydney, Cove and booked a table for 2pm and gave them a mobile number. Walked in on time to be told they had given the table to someone else and asked us to sit outside in the cold to wait for that table. They simply did not care about our booking, did not even bother to call us and we walked out and will NEVER return.

Go to this place at your peril is my advice.

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Thank fivestarsandbeyond
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

While not cheap, this restaurant is a fabulous place to eat oysters, drink sparkling wine and watch what happens on the harbour. But go on a nice warm sunny day, it can get very breezy down there on the harbours edge.

Thank Fiona M
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