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“Take a ferry ride across the harbour to Doyles Seafood Restaurant”

Doyles on the Beach
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Watsons Bay
Price range: $16 - $157
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Doyles is a must to visit a fresh seafood restaurant while in Sydney. A family owned business for years this restaurant right on the beach at Watson Bay is an ideal trip across the harbour in a ferry, lunch with seafood caught by Doyle's own trawlers right out of the ocean & onto the plate.

Doyles is so confident of their fresh seafood they even offer you a free 2nd plate. It's impossible to eat as your 1st dinner is so much.

If you would like to see some of the northern parts of the harbour you can catch a bus from Sydney & travel along the shoreline taking in the sights of King's Cross, Edgecliff, Double Bay & Rose Bay then finally onto Watson's Bay. The Gap is where you catch the bus back from so you get to view the Heads at the top of the hill where all the ships enter the Harbour.

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

Attended 18/06/2013 and ordered two seafood baskets at takeaway. Everything tasted horrible. We had ferried to Doyles from Circular Quay after travelling to Sydney from Brisbane. We were expecting a great take-way, but chips, fish etc was rubbish, Batter was tasteless and cooked in old oil. Very fatty meal and we could only eat half and felt off after the meal due to the fat content.

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

Places like this can often disappoint as they can tend to rely on the setting to provide the experience. Doyles however backed up the fabulous venue with reliable food and good and attentive service.

It's an extremely child friendly place and has a good mix of crowd from slightly snobbish looking locals to cheery tourists. Overall a great spot for lunch and with reasonably priced wine. It's probably a bit expensive for 'posh' fish and chips but the setting more than compensates.

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Reviewed June 3, 2013

A favourite spot to eat during the Vivid festival with 180 degrees views of the Opera House and the Rocks displays. As always we booked, service was excellent and the meal served of a seafood salad was wonderful.
Despite a huge crowd waiting to get in (they did not book) your did not feel hurried and the waiters were on the spot for all our needs.
The views do not get any better than this on a wet and miserable night!

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Very expensive, unfortunatley view obscured by P &O liner docked in front, however, I faced North West which gave panoramic views of Harbour Bridge.

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