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The Original Harbour View

#698 of 5,193 Restaurants in Sydney
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
18 Lower Fort Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 4111
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  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“balcony bar” (3 reviews)
“bridge” (22 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
18 Lower Fort Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

A friend and I caught up over a few drinks on the balcony bar on the top level and also stayed for dinner. The food was great and views were lovely. All was well priced. The only drawback would be the noise when the trains...More

Thank GypsyMonet
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Thiis atmospheric pub is well a visit if you are exploring the Rocks area. My wife and I had one of the sharing platters which was generous with a good selection of meat which we considered to be good value. The staff were attentive and...More

Thank Carolyn Y
Reviewed 11 February 2018

My hubby and I had lunch here today after some disapointing service at the Hero of Waterloo. What a difference, the staff were lovely, roast dinner and burger & chips were really good and very good value. We will definately be back, cant fault the...More

1  Thank carolinnes2011
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Went her as it had been recommended as one of the places to go near the bridge. The upstairs bar was fine even though a little expensive we also decided to eat which in itself was a mistake, had the fish and chips and to...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lovely location, beautiful building and really lovely staff ... but the food was horrible. I was there last Friday (8/9/17), 3 of us ordered fish & chips which looked and tasted like it had been fried in dirty oil - or even re fried, the...More

Thank SMW933
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We lunched here whilst exploring The Rocks. The owner was really friendly and helpful and suggested we dine upstairs on the balcony. The food was good (steak and fries) and the cool drink was very welcome on a hot day. This is "one" of the...More

1  Thank PamNottingham_UK
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went to the Harbour View for Lunch while in Sydney. The view from the deck was wonderful. It is literally in the shadow of the Harbour Bridge. We watched and waved to group after group of climbers as they returned from their climb. The service...More

Thank tommn1
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had lunch here before going to a show. We were impressed with the location, right under the Sydney Harbour Bridge with some views of the harbour. You can even wave to the bridge climbers as they make their way back from their walk. They...More

3  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stopped here after our bridge climb excursion to eat dinner. Outdoor seating where you can watch more bridgeclimbers completing their climb. Otherwise nothing spectacular for views.

Thank Lorry L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Dropped in for a drink after seeing a play on Saturday. It was not at all crowded, and pleasantly quiet while the city buzzed around us. Right under the bridge, the service was friendly and helpful, and made it enjoyable to just sit and chat....More

Thank GFWSydney
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lower Fort Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly The Original Harbour View Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 4111
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