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Doyles on the Beach

Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 2007
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (327 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (40 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (31 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

6 of us went for Sunday lunch, won’t rush back for a number of reasons. Food ok. Service terrible, seemed very disjointed and the place looked tired and old. Took 15 min for all the entree’s to come out from when they served the first...More

Thank INB17
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My best friend came from Melbourne together with other friends more local to have a meal back at Doyle’s where 36 years ago we were considered as locals. As senior nursing staff at a nearby major teaching hospital we would gather for the time if...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I have visited Doyles on every trip to Sydney for 20 years and the food has always been excellent. This time we both ordered John Dory, I wanted mine grilled and was given a plate 3/4 filled with chips and three lumps...More

Thank Margo1029
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a visit that we had waited for and we were not disappointed. It was great to have lunch at this iconic place. The lunch was outstanding and the wine list to go with it was fantastic. It’s a great trip over on the...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was described by an Australian tour guide as a 'fish and chip restaurant' - well how wrong was she! This is a fresh caught fish restaurant offering excellent quality food - at a high price - but the service was excellent and the food...More

Thank WinchyTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just managed to sneak into this iconic restaurant for a late, light lunch before the kitchen closed for the afternoon (3pm). The menu is entirely seafood-based. I had an excellent chowder with plenty of mussels, prawns and fish in a tomato-based, moderately spicy and...More

Thank gaiteiro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had eaten here some 40 years ago and have been wanting to return since then. I was not disappointed. My partner and I took a friend with whom we were staying in Sydney as a "thank you". Ideally we should have booked a table...More

Thank Bronwyn T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had taken the ferry out of Sydney Harbor. The boatride included a stop at Watson's Bay for about 1/2 hour. While, we had a quick and enjoyable lunch at Doyle's on the Beach. My wife and I had Calamari and Chips with a Coca...More

Thank Trip-Review01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Doyle’s for our anniversary dinner Saturday night. Ordered the $195 hot and cold seafood platter. On the platter there was One crappy curry sauce that doesn’t go with anything flavour wise. No effort or taste to any of the seafood except the lobster...More

Thank Vanessa O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice.the first time we had the seafoodplatter it was generous and tasty .the second time was a disappointment the food and the service.so pot luck.the restaraunt is to large to large to be intimate.better suited to a familly

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Response from Sylvia315 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know but if I were you I would contact the restaurant. It is huge so they may have them!
9 March 2018|
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Response from ADSA2 | Reviewed this property |
It is about 15-20 mins by ferry from Circular Quay (where the Opera House is) which is close to Darling Harbour. Enjoy Sydney...
Ben G
7 January 2018|
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Response from Paul E | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$140
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9337 2007
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