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27 Circular Qy W | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 1300 115 116
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this restaurant. The food and service in this restaurant are always excellent. Great for a Sunday lunch.

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a cocktail & canapes company event at this venue. The food and service was exceptional. Wait staff was very professional and worked without fuss. No request was too difficult or hard to do. Kudos to the wonderful staff. The flow of food and drinks was adequate and there was a steady flow with no guest was left without... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with friends to celebrate a birthday. Fantastic atmosphere, friendly and efficient staff. Food was excellent and the drinks package well worth it.

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Thank gordonfjb
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been a fan of this restaurant for many years but on this occasion they dropped the ball. I booked online to dine for two at Waterfront so I could have a pleasant evening with my girlfriend. Upon arrival I was seated in the establishment next door (Wharfies) which doesn't have the same ambience including a vinyl table cloth and... More 

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Melbourne
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As the name says, it's right on the waterfront at The Rocks, looking out across the harbour - bridge on the left, Opera House on the right; a great sight at night. Fabulous food. Open air seating (but covered). Might be too noisy for an intimate dinner but good for a get-together with friends.

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Aveiro, Portugal
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's not the best place to eat, but is god enough for a lunch and it has a great view. Justo in front of the bay (the hard rock caffe) is just in front - in the other side of the bay - I think it worth a visit as long as you don't want a very long meal. Although... More 

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went there with a party of people for lunch, and a seafood platter had been pre- arranged for us. We started with some very nice Bruschetta. The choice of seafood on the platter was extensive, covering shrimp, crab. lobster etc.etc. and was a very nice meal. My husband does not eat seafood and therefore was given a large and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very well known. Food always good. Huge choice. Can be rather pricey. Good idea to book a table always.

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Adelaide, Australia
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant with a groupon deal. Expected it not to be as good as if you had just booked without a groupon. It was quite the opposite. Very very good service, great food. View was to die for. Lovely night. Couldn't do enough for you.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good restaurant. They have very good seafood and the meat is also excellent. You can dine inside but if you can get a table outside I believe it is better. You have a great view of the bridge and the opera house.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 38
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Circular Qy W | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 1300 115 116
Description
Waterfront's authentic menus are inspired by the classics with seafood being our specialty. Oysters are shucked to order, and long-standing relationships with Sydney's leading suppliers provide us with the best line-caught fish.Situated within the historic Rocks precinct with views across Sydney Harbour and the Opera House, dining at Waterfront is a truly unforgettable experience.

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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