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Watsons Bay Tea Gardens

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Cafe, Australian
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8 Marine Pde | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 6733
08:30 - 16:00
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had brunch - nicely presented, lovely food. The service was friendly and professional and the location is gorgeous. Definitely recommend.

Thank Angela M
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We.dropped in for morning tea on a family holiday. The drinks were nice and well presented, with a mix of coffee, tea, milkshake and lemonade between us. A scone each with jam and cream completed an enjoyable break.

Thank David G
Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No fuss tea gardens with excellent food and service. King prawns were amazing. The waitress who served us was very pleasant and obviously trying hard to do a good job. The place doesn't serve alcohol but has a good selection of drinks nevertheless. Would recommend for a very good lunch with a view.

Thank richard h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Watson's Bay for lunch was perfect with my son & my wife who has just come out of hospital after contracting pneumonia. The perfect day for recuperating with a lunch that was perfect in beautiful surroundings. The food, Grilled king prawn salad and flathead fish, chips & salad was delicious & very filling. Staff were courteous, polite... More 

Thank Ian P
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A favourite of ours for lunch at Watson's Bay. Very child friendly with delicious food. I can recommend the King Prawns and the Ravioli.

Thank K C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Oh dear I usually go here and have so for years this visit had to walk out due to terrible service , the waitress took my coffee order and 15 min later nothing she was not the usual waitress and obviously has no experience whatsoever she went on to serve people who arrived after me I tried to get her... More 

Thank oskardog
Mandurah, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great service, friendly and efficient staff in a wonderful scenic spot. Wedges x 2, i ed coffee x 2 and a camomile. We didnt oder anything fancy but people around us did - all looked sumptuous. Would love to come again.

Thank womblewa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch there on Sunday, have not been since I was a kid. I remember eating a Rueben sandwich with sauerkraut (now they a fashionable sandwich). Decor has not changed much pieces have but so have the times. The menu has something for everyone very kid friendly. I had the fish and chips came with salad four pieces of flat... More 

Thank Jared J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a local favourite which never fails to deliver fabulous food andcoffee with a great view.Do not miss this spot with warm friendly staff.

Thank Darryl S
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a casual cafe for coffee, lunch or afternoon tea, without blowing the budget, this could be the place for you. There are many expensive restaurants & cafes nearby (it's an affluent Harbourside suburb of Sydney) but this one is more for families &/or those using the baths (in harbour/bay right across from cafe...see photo) or day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Marine Pde | 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 6733

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?