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Doyles on the Beach

$$$$
Australian, Soups, Seafood
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Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 2007
Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant has been family owned for a long time and they take pride in their food and presentation. All seafood is very fresh and cooked as ordered. There is a wide selection from oysters, fish, prawns and crayfish to choose from and their platters are a very good selection of seafood to test your taste-buds. Children are welcome and... More 

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Thank rbegg
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had reserved a table for 5.30, when Doyle's reopens for dinner, but arrived 15 minutes early and were not allowed to sit and wait. Bad start. When we returned we stood in a growing line while the receptionist chatted excessively to another customer. Hmm, have we made the right decision. Finally seated we enjoyed good food: a whole snapper... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While on holiday in Sydney went went to Doyle's on the Beach. We booked on line and our booking was initially acknowledged and then Doyle's sent confirmation of the reservation email on the day of our booking. We caught a fast ferry to Watson's Bay, it was a great way to travel to the iconic restaurant. We had booked an... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelling out to Watsons Bay for the first time by ferry was a treat in its own right. A great opportunity to see more of Sydney Harbour. Doyle's location right on the beach was perfect with a great view out over the water from our table. Our seafood lunch with starters was excellent and very tasty. Oysters, massive prawns, fish... More 

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Turkey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Need reservation+100 AUD per person,wonderful sight at sunset,fresh seafood plate 172 AUD for 2,good apetite:)

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Thank drbulenteraslan
Broadbeach, Australia
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very average today. Meals were luke warm. Service was slow. Atmosphere non existent. Dont think i will be back in a hurry. A historical place that is missing the love.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was to be a farewell and thank you Lunch to my friend who was leaving to fly to Abu Dhabi that evening. I decided to find a table at the beachside rather than on the wharf as it was a special occasion and we ordered a beer before we chose. We had fresh prawns and barramundi for 3 days... More 

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Adelaide River, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed three course meal fabulous fresh oysters, light delicate fresh fish served by very friendly and professional staff. Shared dessert and good selection and variety of wine. Perfect location right on the beach. Highly recommend for anyone who love fresh seafood.

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Thank Kathy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So basically! I injured my ankle last night...very painful and swollen but I came to watch the sunset at Watson's Bay tonight to get out the house! I came into Doyle's at 9pm just to use the bathroom - took me a while to get to the door and I was so warmly welcomed by a waiter (I want to... More 

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Thank Harriet A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a pleasure. Good food, well selected wine list, attentive staff and Sydney Harbour .. what more could we ask for.

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$150
Cuisine
Australian, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9337 2007

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