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“The best fish pie”

The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay
Ranked #249 of 6,032 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Glebe
Reviewed April 21, 2014

I hadn't been here in a while and happy to report it's still very good and the snapper pie is still superb, worth the visit alone. Good service and a fair wine list round out a good restaurant, albeit they ran out of crab the night we went. The selection oy oysters is also excellent.

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1  Thank Drew M
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Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

The location is great, looking out over the water towards ANZAC bridge and Pyrmont. The food was great, lovely fresh seafood and produce. The desserts were delicious. Everyone in our dinner party had a great evening. We had oysters to start, the river ones were our favourites. The staff were attentive and friendly.

2  Thank RobL74
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

Excellent food. Very interesting of fusion ingredients BUT IT WORKS! Beautiful location overlooking the harbor provides the right ambience for a delightful evening. Service was friendly, efficient and very helpful, including taking the initiative of ordering a taxi for us at the end of the meal.

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Reviewed April 11, 2014

I have been an irregular at Boathouse for many years. Their fresh menu and preparation of meals remains excellent. Their presentation and range of oysters shucked to order is the best I have experienced in Australia.
That said, the service has deteriorated dramatically. An exquisitely disdainful Maitre d', and nice, friendly wait-staff who desperately needed guidance. They forgot the menus, had to be asked for a wine list, left the first wine pour with half the table unserved, were clearly uninformed about the daily menu, and were unable to address the table, etc.

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1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed April 8, 2014

Very disappointed with the service and the wine list is overpriced. Return visit after 18 months and the service is now non existent. Dessert selection is very poor and no provision made for anyone who is lactose intolerant, surely a soufflé can made without lactose.

2  Thank Peter P
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