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Doyles on the Beach

) #1 of 9 Restaurants in Watsons Bay ₹₹₹₹ Seafood, , Soups
Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 2007
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (308 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (34 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a short boat trip across the harbour takes you to this attractive beach resort where Doyles family run restaurant specialises in a wide variety of attractively presented seafood dishes. The setting with its views over the beach and water to the distant city skyline...More

1  Thank roggy2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to order fish and chips but sadly as is that case with many places the chips were frozen. I have no idea when peeling potatoes became too difficult, but sadly there appears to be a global issue with this and I refuse to...More

Thank An_Expat_Wife
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of 17 from our Probus Club for their winter special. Had booked well in advance but were seated in a cramped area at separate tables so was not very social which was the reason for the outing. The place was crowded...More

Thank Glenda J
Reviewed 1 week ago

To enjoy the view of Sydney Harbour whilst dining you need to sit outside under the covered verandah which usually means booking well in advance. For lunch, which begins at 12 o'clock, even if you have a reservation you wait in the " people with...More

Thank smithfastjet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch after reading so much hype about the place. The setting and ambience were good but very average food. Ordered the special grilled red emperor and salad $46.00. The meal arrived 2 pieces of fish, one quarter of lemon and a small bowl...More

1  Thank Ross C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doyles on Watsons Bay was a nice setting for a late lunch after viewing The Gap. The service was particularly attentive and the food good. We had white wine with our dishes of scallops and grilled John Dory. Even the veggie pasta for the non-seafood...More

Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What is there not to love? A ferry along the length of the Harbour whisks you to and from Doyles which is a few metres from the quay. It sits beachside with stunning views and this evening stunning sunset which had customers and staff out...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the name suggests, dining at Doyles on the Beach means enjoying a meal on the beach with a view of Sydney's skyline!

Thank Nesian89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Winter Special of chowder, fish & chips plus glass of wine for $32. Given its unrivalled location you can't ask for more.

1  Thank HarrisFamilyHolidays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a rare treat to be on the harbour looking right at the bridge and not a tossa in sight such a fantastically grounded venue ain't trying to be anything it's not

Thank Anthony R
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15 February 2016|
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Response from Anne A | Reviewed this property |
Personally I prefer outside but have only been for lunch. Tell them it is your anniversary & I am sure they will help. If inside try upstairs you might get more of a view if you are near a window
Anita O
7 October 2015|
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Response from Tp C | Reviewed this property |
Try checking their website. Menus usually posted there. Or you can call them and ask to be faxed.
Linda B
13 September 2015|
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Response from Resource_inspector | Reviewed this property |
We telephoned the day before whilst in Sydney and asked for a downstairs, outside table by the waterside - and that is what we got! It was wonderful. Hope it goes well Linda.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 158
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9337 2007
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