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Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9251 8683
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef tenderloin” (44 reviews)
“oysters” (117 reviews)
“barramundi” (73 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent restaurant, service, food, wine etc. The only thing stopping me giving a 5 rating was that some staff were not friendly and borderline rude. Apart f on that, perfect.

Thank Cholomley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate lunch here on a Sunday, the view was nice and the food was delicious. The food is a little expensive, I paid $26 for a buffalo mozzarella and tomato salad, don't get me wrong, it was delicious, but I thought it was a little...More

Thank AussieOzOz
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visted the Cafe Sydney during an Australian Holiday. It was our anniversary, and I emailed them well in advance asking for the “best possible table”. Our table on the night was perfect, right at the front and central, with great views of both the...More

Thank Stu151
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our bell boy and worth the visit. Shame it didn't open for breakfast but go for a special lunch

Thank gordonsmummy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great modern architecture perched atop historic custums house affords great views of harbour, ferry and city. Excellent seafod and accompanying wine. Attentive service. A great experience

Thank johnU8879NX
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were taken to this excellent establishment as the guests of family and enjoyed a wonderful meal with stunning views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House from the best seat in the house. Just a brilliant evening.

Thank andrewlgc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

this place is absolutely amazing. Food, service, atmosphere is just brilliant. Pretty impressive view too. We went as a group so unsure if we had a special menu but I had oysters, beef for main and a cheese plate for dessert. It couldn’t have been...More

Thank MissKirstsTravels
Reviewed 5 days ago

DO NOT GO HERE. Gone way downhill. They are rude, totally "up themselves" and only care about taking your money. No care for their customers. They rely on the view but there are far better places to eat with as great a view. Check your...More

1  Thank sherrytara
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is an extremely popular place. Must book early, even before leaving for Sydney. We did through recommendations and my Sister-in-law did the arrangement. I was not disappointed at all. Great food and for the price, worth every value. Food - 5 stars. Ambience -...More

Thank JNKH
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cannot fault this place the views are legendery and I could have just sat there all day. Had a birthday celebration so started with cocktails and then mains and decadent dessert. The staff were attentive but not intrusive and even sang Happy birthday to the...More

Thank Leanne M
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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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Questions & Answers
Nikki D
26 July 2017|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
if you want a table outside on the wall with the view I'd book NOW to ensure you get it :)
27 August 2016|
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Response from Roswyn S | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, 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 9251 8683
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