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Sydney Cove Oyster Bar

) #34 of 4,736 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Lot 1 Circular Quay East, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9247 2937
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (310 reviews)
“oyster shots” (10 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lot 1 Circular Quay East, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place to eat and take in the fantastic sites. The staff were friendly, well done. The food is great and obviously the oysters were excellent. Highly recommend to sit down and enjoy. I found the Pambula Oysters the best

Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great time at the oyster bar great service great view we had coffee and oysters best you can get great place for overseas guests to visit .

Thank egg6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sydney Cove Oyster Bar is located on the waterfront near the ferry terminal overlooking the harbour Bridge. Seating is outside on the terrace. Service is friendly and helpful. Ordered Merimbula Oysters followed by large shrimps in a spicy sauce ( Tamarino ) The quality of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a local Sydney family and love to come here often - reminds us of what's great about Sydney - open skies, harbour action views, tourists strolling by, great seafood - Australian fare - it's a relaxed venue with attentive friendly service - and...More

Thank JayRRR
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Party of 6 for lunch and even though the food is a little expensive, it was well worth it . Oysters , scallops,calamari,garlic prawns ,salad and fish and chips were all equally delicious and extremely fresh .All cooked to perfection melt in your mouth ....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never had trouble just turning up here with a a few tourists or friends, although it is better to book ahead. Even in winter it's a great spot. The service is excellent and of course the prized tables are the ones next to the...More

Thank MonoFelizPanama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service, friendly knowledgeable attentive staff, wonderful views across Sydney harbour, great food.

Thank Auditman2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just about every time I go to Sydney I have lunch here. Whether your eating steak, seafood or just settling into a dozen rock oysters and a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc ... the experience is great. Right on the waterfront you can see the majestic...More

Thank madnomad2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't understand the oyster bar name as only natural or Kirkpatrick on offer. Very standard fare. Nice outlook but most restaurants in the area are in a picturesque setting. Was very disappointed given the reviews and wouldn't return.

Thank pixie001Cairns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on circular quay showing a friend around. We looked at several places but decided on this one as it looked like there were tables free. It was a cool evening but the gas heaters warmed us nicely. Andy, the waiter was very efficient...More

Thank barrye09
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Rae-anne S
24 March 2017|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would have taken mine, not sure if they have a childrens menu, didn't look, but I guess you could check the website.
28 February 2017|
Response from Stacy R | Reviewed this property |
Prices vary, starting from $20 au for entree. :) the location is amazing though! harbour bridge view.
Therese B
8 July 2016|
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Response from William Alexand... B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how strong the rain is and in how tolerant are you with cold weather.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$62
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 1 Circular Quay East, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9247 2937
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