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Nicks 103

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Darling Harbour
Seafood, Australian
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The Promenade Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 4404
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Monroe, New Jersey
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my tour group for our farewell dinner in Sydney. We were one of several groups that night but I noticed on subsequent days there were also many groups in the restaurant. However, the food was very good and the service was attentive to our group. There was always someone around when you needed a server. Watching the... More 

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Thank BronxWanderer
Kuching, Malaysia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food ok, service was lacking, ask for this ask for that, And not even too busy !!! The previous night at cristini was far better. Shame!! Even the wine we pour ourselves. Really not attentive in the service offered. We prompted the drinks order, the wine order - to be honest they only poured the first glass. Request the menu... More 

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Thank Jon_skat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is good, great looking for outside but unfortunately I had to wait over 20min for the starter and another 20min for the main. So poor service. Regarding the food it was not tasting seafood and my fish was far below my expectations. There is much better restaurants in the neighborhood to test.

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Thank Morgan G
Green Valley, Arizona
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was average the service was a little slow. We went for their happy hour discounts. $5 beer and $17 fish and chips

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Thank Erwin G
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Initial impressions were good, greeted promptly and bar staff were friendly. Food served fairly quickly, after that point service was poor. Noone checked to see if meal was ok, or for additional drinks. Staff were not well coordinated, and seemed flustered. It took several attempts to get a waiter to stop for the bill, once paid, the staff then did... More 

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Thank asmallfamily
Hampshire, UK
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261 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely location and the tables were laid nicely so our expectation was high, but service was not that great and the food was greasy. We had the salt & pepper calamari, which is usually lightly dusted and crisp, but this had barely any tasty coating and little flavour. I ordered the tempura prawns for mains and the... More 

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Thank Luxtraveller66
Sydney Tourist
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We had a top meal at this legendary Sydney restaurant. A great location with a relaxed friendly vibe. The food is good and reasonably priced. We stopped in for a bite to eat before seeing a concert at the opera house. I am a fan of seafood and they offer great prices on baby lobster. The staff are fun and... More 

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Thank knob18
Wyckoff, New Jersey
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108 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We found this lovely looking place on the Promenade on a sunny day. Unfortunately, the dishes proved very average. We saw later that several better rated establishments were nearby.

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Thank bill19742015
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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204 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a lovely dinner here. We were seated at a table that was at the end, so we had a nice view of the harbor and the crowds on the boardwalk. The food was very good, especially my husbands mushroom risotto. I had the sea food chowder, which was also nice. We had a lovely waitress and good service.... More 

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Thank cliffview12
Perth, Australia
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I'm glad we chose this place when wandering along. A great selection and can recommend the platter! You won't be disappointed. We (2 x large males) struggled to finish it.

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Thank Jay W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 4404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Darling Harbour

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Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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