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Altitude Restaurant

176 Cumberland St | Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9250 6123
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“swordfish” (13 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
176 Cumberland St | Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food - good, yummy and pretty plating. View - unless you book a year in advance you won’t get a perfect view but you will still get a decent view even if you don’t sit by the windows. Service - the restaurant was not full,...More

1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I cannot fault anything about this place. From our reception, table, service, view and food. If you need an experience that comes close to perfection this is damn close. Small, intimate tables with spectacular views over the quay greet you. A mouthwatering array of meals...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you haven’t got a head for heights this may not be the best restaurant for you, as Altitude is located on the 36th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel. Having said that if you have the views of central quay, the Harbour bridge and the...More

Thank Timelea
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table at 5.30pm on a Saturday night. Advised on the phone that we'd have to vacate by 7.30 but they'd try and reserve a window table for us. Arrived on time, we were the first guests to arrive. As we were shown...More

1  Thank DML
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the widely talked about view and the Vivid degustation menu. There was no view - it appeared that additional tables had been added at the back of the restaurant - and the ‘view tables’ were beautifully presented with gorgeous unique candles etc whilst...More

1  Thank JoRainbowBear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 4 course menu was varied and delicious.Our wine -one of the best reds we have had. Vivid was on..so added to the lovely views from our window table...which we had to request weeks in advance.A special evening and very enjoyable.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived for our reservation, made weeks in advance, lead to our table, past several vacant tables, to what could only be described as the worst table in the place. Many reviews speak about the view being the defining point, we really didn’t even have that....More

Thank adrianwalker2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Altitude was an ideal location for us to celebrate our important occasion. The staff made us feel special and helped us enjoy the occasion in a most welcoming atmosphere with magnificent views. Yes the portions were small but the food was delicious. We thoroughly...More

Thank JandPF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sommelier Matt was excellent. Cherish our waitress good. Food was ho hum and expect very small portions if you visit. The marron looked like a very small yabbie. Sirloin tender but the accompaniments and garnishes were tasteless. "Chef's hors d'oeuvres" were croutons with a squirt...More

Thank Hjk88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us lucky to get a table for this Vivid Festuval week at fine dining estery on the top floor of Shangrila. . We were sit promptly at 545 pm on a window table over looking the Bay bridge and Opera House . The...More

Thank 69tiger888
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Rachel G
28 September 2016|
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Response from Paul F B | Reviewed this property |
Figure on about $150+ for two, including a glass of wine for two. The menu varies frequently, so your dinner choices will dictate the final amount. We have found it to be a 'nice treat". Service is wonderful, food is... More
29 December 2014|
Response from GudrunSmith | Property representative |
Hi cath42. Dogs are not allowed up in Altitude. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Cumberland St | Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9250 6123
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