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Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 2007
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12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sydney, Australia
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190 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Many complained about how expensive the food is, especially in the restaurant at Doyles. It may be true when you are charged for the seaview and service. Go for the queue is my advice so you can either sit down later to eat the meal at self service lounge with seaview too or bring the meal to nearby park to... More 

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Thank Good_Partner
Stockholm County, Sweden
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our third visit to Sydney - and to Doyle's on the Beach. As usual, an excellent fish and chips lunch in a superb location. Couldn't be better.

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Thank Eddie1938
Reno, Nevada
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123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good seafood menu and a great variety of items. Outside seating and seating for our group of 10. Wonderful service.

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Thank Ilogjr
Los Angeles, California
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered the seafood platter for two and an entree and drinks. Our family had told us how great the restaurant was for special occasions so we spent the money and enjoyed the meal, until the bill came and we saw that we has paid nearly $19.00 in a weekend surcharge. Unreal!!!! Really? After paying well over $200.00 for lunch... More 

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Thank alwaystravelling1973
United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch on our recent visit to Australia. We had heard so much about this famous seafood restaurant and were keen to try it out. We went with family (7 in total). If you aren't a fish eater then all they offer is one choice ... steak... which came with no vegetables. The fish meals were good ...... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Doyles has a great reputation for their food and the location at Watson's Bay is wonderful. As usual the food was great and I have no complaints on that score. On the down side be prepared to queue at the door until opening time i.e. 12 noon even though the staff are there a plenty they literally wait until the... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a group of 20 celebrating a special birthday. We chose Doyles for it's high reputation and great location. The location was still superb but the standard of food and service has deteriorated badly since our previous visits - while the prices are still very high. My $45 fish was tasteless, others complained of tough calamari and dry overcooked... More 

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Thank 22Carmel
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Accessible via a ferry from Circular Quay, Doyle's will give you a sumptuous seafood meal everytime. You have a choice of the cheaper "to-go" Doyle's right off the Watson's Bay dock or do as we did and go for Doyle's fine dining a few steps away. The choices are of course more upscale in terms of the seafood offerings and... More 

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Thank Bobby D
Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We first visited Doyle's on our honeymoon in 2013, and it was a memorable experience. We intended to mark the occasion with a return to Doyle's every year. On this occasion, 13 May 2017, the welcome was ambivalent and we felt that it was almost a production line. Waiter was friendly but clearly not enough attention given to pacing the... More 

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Thank Peter D
Darwin, Australia
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132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Doyles is an institution and iconic in Sydney. This was my second visit, we are tourists. What I expected was super fresh fish, served simply in an awesome location and that is exactly what I got. Yes, there's a price tag attached and I have to admit that I don't think I would enjoy the atmosphere of an indoor table,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$149
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?