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Shark Hotel

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The Shark Building 127 Liverpool St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 6364
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10:00 - 04:00
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Sun 12:00 - 04:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 04:00
Fri 10:00 - 06:00
Sat 12:00 - 06:00
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly good Thai food given a pub venue. Everything on the menu very well cooked, great flavours, generous servings and a good price !

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Thank KathyM_Travelnews
MaloneyHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Holy Basil, and hope that you visit us for a drink or two at Shark Hotel soon! Thank you. More 

Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is as if the waitstaff did not want to be there. Any time we needed something, like water and our order to be taken, we had to wave someone down. Notwithstanding this, the staff were very rude and unaccommodating when there was an issue with a dish. We ordered a dish where chilli was NOT listed as an ingredient... More 

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Thank josephBates
MaloneyHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Joseph, We are very disappointed to hear about your dining experience at Holy Basil and have passed on this review to the restaurant. We hope that this doesn't turn you off coming over to Shark Hotel for a few drinks! Thank you! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Didn't let me enter - I have an idea why , but I leave it up to you all to decide . Dated 7 PM Friday feb 10 2017 Security : show your ID card ( very rude tone ) Me : showed him the id which had a DOB on it Security : looked at it for a couple... More 

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1 Thank Sanjay M
MaloneyHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sanjay, Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry to hear that you felt like you were not allowed to come into our venue due to your ethnicity. However if you visit our Facebook or Instagram pages, you will discover that we have a very multicultural clientele. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly... More 

Greater Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

was taken to this resteraunt by a sydney local. would not have found it as it is upstairs the food was ecconomical,good serves and each dish had its own flavour. the staff are a little on the reserved side and had to called to the table but that was not a big problem.

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Thank cakedesignshop
MaloneyHotelGroup, Marketing Department at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Holy Basil and hope you return for a drink or two at Shark Hotel! More 

Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I organised a work function at the Shark Hotel, held in the Ante Bar with a 'Casino' theme, and once again they did not disappoint. I have organised a number of functions at the Shark Hotel, and the staff are always very accommodating and Friendly. We had a couple of staff assisting us to setup, Jason and Lucy, and they... More 

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Thank Glenn S
MaloneyHotelGroup, Marketing Department at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Glenn S, Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy to hear that your function was a success at Shark Hotel and have passed on your feedback to management. We look forward to your next event with us! Thank You. More 

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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

this place is located in a hotel second floor. Travellers may miss it eadily. Lucky we have a local friend to recommend us to there. The Thai food they make is decent. The environment is also well decorated. To anyone who's reading this, please remember to try their fried ice cream too.

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Thank Anakin H
MaloneyHotelGroup, Marketing Department at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Anakin, Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy ot hear that you enjoyed your experience at Shark Hotel and Holy Basil. We have passed on your feedback and would love for you to visit us again soon! Thank You. More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Would not have thought to have ventured in here but a friend recommended it and a work group went for lunch - it was fantastic. The food offers a very broad Thai menu and every dish was excellent - good ingredients and great flavours. The price was also very good, every one enjoyed their lunch !

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Thank KathyM_Travelnews
Sydney Australia
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108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I try not to visit the Shark Hotel too often because when I do I just stuff myself way too much!I love their food and am specially fond of their fried ice cream.Service is also fast and efficient.I can't find anything negative to say about this place

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Thank salsaholic
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The desert was very good.the environment was nice, but weekends are very crowded. I like the fish dish there.

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Thank easyrace2016
MaloneyHotelGroup, Marketing Department at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi easyrace2016, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. The restaurant situated in Shark Hotel is called Holy Basil and is definitely an excellent venue. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Went here for a work night out and the manager spoke to myself and a fellow colleague like we were members of her staff. If she spoke the way she did to us for leaning on a wall which had no sign to indicate that you were not allowed to lean on this wall I can only imagine what she's... More 

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Thank DarrenR84
MaloneyHotelGroup, Marketing Department at Shark Hotel, responded to this review

Hi DarrenR84, Thanks for taking the time to leave valuable feedback on our page. We are very sorry to hear about your experience at Shark Hotel. We have taken your comments on board and have informed management. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly on promotions@maloneyhotels.com to discuss further. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Thai, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 04:00
Monday
10:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 04:00
Thursday
10:00 - 04:00
Friday
10:00 - 06:00
Saturday
12:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Shark Building 127 Liverpool St, 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 6364
Description
Situated in the heart of the CBD's entertainment district between George and Oxford Street, the hotel is located in the original Coles store building, encompassing two spacious levels of the art deco building. Since opening in 1998, the Shark Hotel has established itself as an institution in the CBD with multi functional facilities that cater to a diverse clientele.

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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 or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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