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₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1 Bulletin Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9259 7330
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 8 min
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Bulletin Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Silvester's
1. Spectacular Food..
"Excellent food and wine selection."
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2. Super Friendly Team..
"wait staff was professional, attentive, enthusiastic and friendly... "
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3. Fine Dining Experience!
"One of the best fine dining experience I have had so far!"
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Reviewed yesterday

Based upon prior reviews, we booked this restaurant confidently and after our dinner walked away confused and disappointed. Normally, our TA evaluations match well those of fellow contributors, but apparently we visited Silvester's on a down night or use a different standard. We found little...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Silvester's is located on ground floor within the Marriott Hotel on Pitt Street towards Circular Quay. The restaurant is a hidden gem. Unless you were staying at the Marriott, invited to the restaurant or looking for something nearby to you, I don't know if you...More

1  Thank BCME2010
MaganJeremy, General Manager at Silvester's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear BCME2010, Thank you ever so much for such an amazing review. So glad you enjoyed your anniversary dinner so much! Your comments were passed on to my team, we might have seen Chef Raphael blushing! We are all very humbled to be honest. Raphael's...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is located very close to Circular Quay train station, at most a 5 minute walk. The place truly is fine dining and the customer service is exceptional. All the staff were extremely nice and professional. Our waiter Brenda, she was extremely courteous, friendly...More

Thank George H
aaron g, Manager at Silvester's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello George, We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us, I will pass your feedback to the staff and to the chef. Silvester's looks forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff, the food and the wines - couldn't fault it. We had a beautiful long lunch and enjoyed the elegant setting for our catch up. The beetroot salad starter could have had the beetroot cooked a little more, also the accompanying vegetables were way...More

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Only three words: thank a lot. Big up to Chef Raphael and the team ( Barbara, Djenaba, Alexander and the others) for this wonderful food and great service. Au top!!!! A truly professional service with people knowing how to welcome a customer and make him/her...More

1  Thank Peumi
aaron g, Manager at Silvester's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Peumi, We are very happy you had a great time with us, ill pass on the feedback to the chef and the team. There's always and new thrill and delight with Chef Raphael's menus and we hope to see you back very soon

Reviewed 13 October 2018

A varied menu with many local entrees. Service was good which made our evening enjoyable. We also enjoyed a delicious brunch the next morning with many selections of food items available.

1  Thank Don H
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We went with my partner and ordered leather jacket Fisk cheeks and ghocchi and some side dishes and some wine, waiting time was ok The food was brought to our table and I noticed my dish was not what I ordered and told the waiter...More

1  Thank Hugo O
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Pleasantly surprised in so many ways! Being a restaurateur myself I would highly recommend this restaurant to guests staying at the Marriott Sydney Harbor hotel where it's located or staying elsewhere. It was my partner's birthday lunch and we were spoiled with great food and...More

2  Thank Regina S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Had breakfast here once during my 5 night stay at the Marriot for the sake of convenience. The buffet was what you would expect from a hotel of this standard, but at well over $40 was very expensive. Not value for money.

1  Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Very nice restaurant with excellent service. We had a dinner and it was delicious, including the original dessert and wine.The atmosphere is very nice too, one can see the cooks preparing meals but not too close either. We were also explained where their products come...More

1  Thank ulag2013
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Questions & Answers
Gail D
6 November 2018|
Response from aaron g | Property representative |
Hi there Gail, At Silvesters, our cuisine is modern Australian, paddock to plate with native ingredients in a relaxed and open environment to suit a range of occasions. We have a number of featured menus and great wines to... More
Jill C
12 September 2018|
Response from Regina S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about every night. I do know they have a set sharing menu for larger groups and a la carte. It did look like they were setting up for what could be a smorgasbord one evening when we were passing...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 51
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bulletin Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9259 7330
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Silvester's is a spectacularly designed, high-ceilinged restaurant; featuring a grand open space and front row seats to an open kitchen. Silvester’s offers an immersive dining experience featuring a creative, experimental take on contemporary Australian cuisine. Our menu showcases locally sourced all-Australian fresh produce with an intriguing and unexpected blend of flavours. The food is complemented by a vast selection of over 100 premium Australian and international wines. Parisian chef Raphael Szurek, a veritable master of the culinary arts, brings extensive Michelin star experience from across Europe, Asia, and Oceania, to craft a surprisingly unique and exciting contemporary Australian menu. History: Silvester’s unique story is inspired by the rich history of this very space. In decades gone by, one of Sydney’s finest butchers, the Silvester Brothers, served up local cuts from within these walls. Today, we honour their commitment to fresh food by sourcing quality ingredients b
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