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Garfish

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U 2 21 Broughton St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
+61 2 9922 4322
Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 11:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 11:00
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to Garfish both at Crows Nest and Kirribilli a number of times. I was recently taken there by my children for my birthday and the meal we were served is the worst fish meal I have had. The fish was overcooked and very dry for three out of four of those at the table. However what got... More 

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Thank Elizabeth R
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are regular Garfish clients. We prefer Crows Nest and Manly to Kirribilli, but our friends booked here for a birthday dinner. We booked at least 3 weeks in advance. Upon arriving we were given a table in the thoroughfare on the sidewalk, on a slope, with 2 people looking at the wall. My husband is disabled and our friend... More 

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Thank Fi_B111
Oxford
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked, with a friend, across the Sydney Harbour Bridge (taking the easy route while my wife took the more difficult route over the top). We looked for somewhere to have a short break before repeating the journey in the opposite direction and settled on Garfish which looked inviting. At 10:30 in the morning we sought only refreshments which duly... More 

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Thank Johnjdonnelly
Warkworth, New Zealand
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the menu idea - choose your fish/seafood - then choose the side to accompany it. My choice of barramundi and asian noodle salad was a huge success - the others at my table were equally happy with their selections.

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Thank Sharon H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Garfish is extremely reliable. The fish is always fresh, cooked with expertise, always delicious and the service is always excellent. The menu is small but with several choices of fish, several cooking options, and several choices of accompaniments, there is something for everyone, even a couple of non fish items for those who don't eat fish. The wine list is... More 

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Thank Cynthia P
Hobart, Australia
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559 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised at how busy this place was on a Wednesday evening, luckily we had booked a table. My barramundi was grilled to perfection, still moist throughout. The garlic mash and spinach were great accompaniments. The fish pie is a signature dish and whilst tasty and with a good amount of fish it lacked that wow factor. Happy and... More 

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Thank Tina M
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No fancy recipes; just fresh fish cooked perfectly with simple accompaniments. And this is the way premium quality fish should be served, so as to appreciate the natural flavour. Their signature dish is the snapper pie. The staff are friendly and very professional.

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Thank Chesspoint
Adelaide, Australia
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302 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It pains me to have to say I no longer like this place, as I have had some lovely meals there over the years. Have always loved the various seafood options, and used to like the staff, but some unpleasant recent experiences with obnoxious waitstaff and some below par food have turned me right off. Maybe it's their expansion elsewhere,... More 

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Thank hogiebear33
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Albeit, as yet, I haven't eaten at Garfish, so therefore can not comment ! What I CAN comment on though, is the large Chai Latte ! Lovely ...... the coffee is great also. Not expensive, as some of the other cafes. Always a bonus ....... I will try the food and assess a comment at a later date ...... Till... More 

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Thank taylorjdowe
Newcastle, Australia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We revisited one of our favourite seafood restaurants to find that it's lost it's mojo. The staff were friendly and helpful but there seemed to be a lot of fuss made over "regular" diners who reserve the same table every Friday night. My partners meal was undercooked but was replaced promptly. The service was slow especially as we ordered our... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$97
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 2 21 Broughton St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Kirribilli
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9922 4322
Description
Located in Broughton Street opposite the Sydney Harbour Bridge stairs in Kirribilli, our focus is on serving the freshest fish available at a reasonable price for the ultimate seafood dining experience. We have daily blackboard specials as well as a great seasonal menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?