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Sydney Cove Oyster Bar

) #39 of 4,749 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Lot 1 Circular Quay East, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9247 2937
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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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 2 days ago

Table at sunset with a view of the bridge, a little blanket to keep me warm, fantastic fresh seafood platter for two with mussels, oysters, scallops, moreton bay bugs, bottle of wine, selection of chocolates, coffee and my best friend/hubby/love by my side. What a...More

Thank seattletolondon
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sydney Cove Oyster bar is situated right on the shoreline of Sydney Harbour. It i a small outdoors restaurant, so ensure you wear warm clothes if it is cold. It is in a perfect location to enjoy an afternoon eating and watching the local...More

Thank stiffle2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want location, location, location maried with excellent Oysters (they also offer many other dishes) then this is the place, located between Circular Quay & the Opera House on the waters edge looking towards the Harbour Bridge. Its a great place to have a...More

Thank WayandBev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the seafood and really appreciated the privilege of dining on the water-side, right opposite the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Add to this the excellent service, and our dining occasion is made perfect! Went for lunch as well as dinner -- found both visits equally...More

Thank Santorin3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a colleagues farewell lunch here. The food exceeded expectations with a varied selection of oysters and seafood on offer. We ordered a range of share plates and oysters to start along with a main and we were all well fed. The service was...More

Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked into a restaurant for dinner, but have been wanting do something at this venue for a long time, but had not. So we rocked up and asked for a table for an entre' only. They were very busy as it was a...More

Thank valentinetyson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at Circular Quay to see Vivid and had dinner at this place after looking at the lights but could continue to take in the atmosphere as we dined. We had been here a few years ago. Food was good.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at Sydney Cove Oyster Bar a number of times over the last couple of years and this is a Restaurant that is at the top of its' game. Our most recent dining experience was for lunch to celebrate our wedding anniversary ....More

Thank NewieTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed a delicious lunch on a Sunday afternoon prior to boarding a cruise. The location is superb with great views of the harbour and the bridge. We shared a seafood platter which was perfect as all the seafood was extremely fresh and nicely...More

Thank DeborahLBrisbane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last Sunday for my wife's birthday, and the whole experience from start to finish was exceptional. The staff are all friendly and attentive, and quick to bring out your order, the food was all amazing (we had grilled squid, fish arancini, oysters and...More

Thank Sashabrrp
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
Can you take children to the restaurant? Our kids are 2 and 4
25 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.
menu price list
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
Have booked for lunch and it looks as though cold rainy weather - should I choose somewhere else?
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
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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