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Dunbar House

9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were recently at Dunbar House for a delicious brunch with friends. I've seen Dunbar House for years set in the park at Watson's Bay for years but this was the first visit. There are a variety of breakfasts to suit all tastes. The prices...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a revelation. I have been here before for breakfast and afternoon tea and loved it; from the proper bone china cups and selections of teas, delicious food beautifully presented and professionally served, I have always meant to try lunch and finally did yesterday, what...More

Thank 45viv
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Dunbar House many times and this time was no different. Good menu, exceptional service, and great views of the bay. Wine choice was good. It could be noisy with large groups but we were in another room so it did not...More

Thank Amanda0400
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch here with two friends before a wedding up the road. I had the SLAT and it was fantastic. My coffees were also very nice. Wait staff were attentive and kept our water glasses full and opened the umbrellas once the sun came around....More

Thank spuffy_c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the best breakfast money can buy you outside your own home. Now sometimes the service is not always 100% becusss they get extremely busy, but this is made up for by the qaulity of the food and the beautiful surrounds while you are...More

Thank Nadia S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I always love my visits to Dunbar House particularly on a beautiful sunny day and seated on the wrap around sandstone verandah. Being upmarket, the prices are quite steep though the food is very good, as is the coffee. Recently I had the Devonshire tea....More

Thank Beaverlea_10
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Not only does this restaurant have marvelous views of Sydney Harbour, it's staff and food are just as good. We went by ferry from Circular Quay, which is a great trip on the harbour for visitors, for lunch. What a fabulous day in this setting....More

Thank M G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

A charming sandstone building with a veranda looking onto Watson's Bay, provides a perfect breakfast venue. It is quiet, surrounded by parklands, fronting onto a harbour beach, with all the colour and movement of a waterway. Breakfast is unhurried. The menu is diverse. The health...More

Thank nigel c
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Thank the girl at the pier at the drink kiosk for steering my friend and I to your establishment. One of the best experiences of our trip. Food is fantastic, service is exceptional view from the porch makes the cappuccino experience pure bliss. The setting...More

Thank Kent M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Beautiful old house in a lovely setting on the shore of Watsons Bay. The stately fig trees add to the attraction of this great venue. The wedding we attended was very traditional but modern and the Staff and friendly service was exemplary.

Thank Carol H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there baggage keeping service available!? We'll need to go straight to the airport for a flight after attending friend's wedding...this means we have no choice but bringing all our baggages with us there. Your advice would be much appreciated:-)
20 September 2015|
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Response from Holidaygr | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, I would give them a call and find out. I would say that they would be quite accommodating as this would be a fairly common occurrence.
Emma W
What's the parking like? Is there much of a carport or fight for street parking?
10 June 2015|
Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Difficult parking. You can get lucky street parking. But bus or ferry is the way to go
Can I take a ferry to Dunbar house from circular quay?
4 June 2015|
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Response from sweetafton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. that's what we did. Catch the ferry to Watsons Bay.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: 9337-1226
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