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Flying Fish Restaurant & Bar

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19-21 Pirrama Road Pier 21, Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9518 6677
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18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

All in all this is a great spot. A little off the beaten path from central Sydney but has a great modern atmosphere with delicious food and a nice wine list with great bottles from all over Australia and NZ. Additionally, the views toward the harbor and the bridge are really nice and our server was quite friendly and made... More 

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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The food was decent - only the sniffy condescending staff undermined this to be honest. We hadn't booked a table but it was literally half empty on a mid-week afternoon. We asked if we could have a table and the waiter literally looked us up and down and said he'd need to go and check. Hilarious!!!! We weren't wearing business... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

I went with my family to celebrate my mother's birthday (a zero!). It was a beautiful sunny Sunday and the perfect place to be celebrating. We arrived and were seated at a nice table (not a window) but still nice. The menu was explained and wine orders taken. Our entrees were served and were delicious. Four of us had the... More 

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Thank DJGSydney
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

For a special night out, you can't beat this specialty seafood restaurant. It has beautiful views of Pyrmont with the Harbour Bridge and city lights in the background. The Chef's Table menu is to die for! The Chefs personally come to your table and explain each degustation-style dish as they serve it to you - each course even more delicious... More 

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Thank CattleClassTraveller
Port Macquarie, Australia
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150 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Had lunch at this seafood restaurant located in an old wharf on Sydney Harbour. As my elderly father was coming, a table downstairs was requested. This request was confirmed and we were surprised on arrival that lunch was only served upstairs. Fortunately there was a lift. Our party of 8 had three courses and every plate was empty when we... More 

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Thank HW08
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants. It's located at the end of Jones Bay wharf in a cool part of Sydney. The food was excellent but the atmosphere was the winner. indoor and outdoor options and a short walk to darling harbour or the casino.

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Thank binDunc
Glen Iris, Australia
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113 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We ate here with friends and I must say the restaurant was very accommodating when our afternoon activity ran way overtime. They changed our booking on a Saturday to 2 and a half hours later. Setting is great and so is the food. The scallops entree was perfectly cooked and full of interest whilst the fish main was perhaps the... More 

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Thank Alan S
Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

We have dined here twice in the past 6 months. Having been here regularly over the years, we decided to try the degustation menu (for lunch). In hindsight, we regretted it. Many of the dishes are simply pared down versions of their larger brothers on the menu. Most were fantastic, some were misses (soured milk emulsion that still gives me... More 

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Thank Oliver R
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Ok. How to start?. This night out was given to me by my fantastic employees. Thank you. Sure, I have been here a couple of times. Venue is great, position sensational, eye for detail gorgeous, service and staff remarkable. But! Yes, there is a but. The food not so sensational this day. Pretty average at best. I am not going... More 

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Thank Paololulu237
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Could not fault this place. We enjoyed the Lychee cocktails - yum & every dish was very enjoyable. Everything was spot on!! From service, food, drinks & location! We will definitely return!

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Thank Canturi77
FlyingFish_AU, Manager at Flying Fish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Cantun77, we are so glad that you loved our cocktails and meals; we agree, they're pretty spectacular! We look forward to seeing you again. The Flying Fish Team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Pirrama Road Pier 21, Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City West
  • Neighbourhood: City West
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9518 6677

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?