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“Lack lustre and dissapointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Glimpse Bar + Kitchen - CLOSED

Glimpse Bar + Kitchen
Price range: $9 - $37
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating
Description: Glimpse Bar + Kitchen is a local restaurant offering a relaxed dining experience with a full menu of great value food, wine and coffee.Located in Watsons Bay, 2 minutes walk from the Watsons Bay Wharf, directly across from Robertson Park and at the start of the walk to The Gap scenic walk.The restaurant features wall to wall and floor to ceiling windows with views over Robertson Park and glimpses of Sydney Harbour.Glimpse Bar + Kitchen is a cafe/restaurant that sells great value food to a casual dining market. Lunch and dinner offers full service dining and take-away menus. Breakfast is available on weekends.
Gosford, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Lack lustre and dissapointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2012

The best thing to say is that the food was adequate. Service was slow despite the place being almost empty and considering that it was 5 days before Christmas, the ambience was totally flat.
Based on the deal being a Spreets voucher, value for money is as good as average.
The thought of playing full prices for this restaurant ($120-$150 per couple) would fill me with horror.
We love going to Watsons Bay but will avoid this place in future.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank harryinoz2
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English first
sydney
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Not impressed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

We had one of those dinner vouchers and after I read some of the reviews which positively praised the place, I was really looking forward to the dinner since we love visiting Watsons Bay anyway...
Well...the quality of the food was good enough I suppose, but very, very forgettable, and if I may say...very plain....the main did not come with any salads or vegetables, you had to order that separately, and the appetizers were quite dry too...
The service was ok, but I think there are better places with better food and ambiance in the surrounding area worth visiting more than this one...

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank maci0202
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Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“poor waiter”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

....although the food was good I felt sorry for the waiter who had to apologise about numerous dishes and wines not being available on the night we ( 7 diners) were there. He stated the owner was not well so no one did the buying. Shame about that!
But thumbs up to the lovely gentleman....sorry I did not get your name but you've got a great sense of humour :)

Visited November 2012
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Thank Anitafromoz2010
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Excellent, excellent, excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great food, great service - highly recommended. Able to easily change menu for food allegies - wonderful!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank siobhan l
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northern territory
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“"Warm and friendly" is right!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

We went there for dinner with kids. The food was great, the staff/owner/chef (not sure who was who) were working so hard and I could tell that they are proud of what they do! It was more a cafe than a restaurant but the menu was extensive and filling. It was a shame we went there after dark, because the location is wonderful with a look-out at the back. It would be the best if you went there for brekky or lunch or before sunset for dinner!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank holifam
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