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Nicks 103

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Darling Harbour
Seafood, Australian
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The Promenade Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 4404
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch, girl at the front seating people needs a personality injection. Don't understand why restaurants put people like this as there first point of contact for customers. Waitress wasn't much better never asked how our food was, barely a thank you when we paid & left. Unfortunately bad service taints the whole experience .

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Thank Yayleen H
Mackay, Australia
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with hubby and kids. Choices were sandwiches or burgers or wraps.. the food was average but not awful, and overpriced. Mainly all pre prepared food

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Thank Kasey G
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Dinner. Valentines Day. Frantic staff. Over flowing with people. Seafood platter for 2 was average - more chips and lettuce stacked at the bottom to make it look bigger than it was. Presentation was great but that was it. Lovely location, but underwhelming food.

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Thank ShahnazSahuKhan
Melbourne, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We went for Sunday brunch, however brunch wouldn't be their speciality. Their staff were good, doing the best they could. Food was nice, what you'd expect from a small cafe. Cost was that of a normal brunch so we were a little underwhelmed. Certainly seemed popular for dinner when we walked past the night before, will try for dinner if... More 

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Thank Louise M
Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great food, superb service at a great location overlooking Cockle Bay. Had a great night with relatives who all want to come back.

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Thank BRIANm255057
Greater Sydney, Australia
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135 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Booked for a group on Saturday Night. Arrived early but told our table would not be avail till nearly 7-30pm (30 mins late) We were seated at 7-25pm and ordered wine and before we even got the wine the wait person was asking for our orders, Within the hour we had our Entrees and Mains , than wanted desserts but... More 

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Thank bretthiltonjones
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Grab your boat buddy and book into Darling Harbour Mariner , best at night, and order from the Nicks Mariner Menu any of the hot and Cold scrumptious fresh Seafood Platters which they deliver to your Berth. Magic location and most weekend nights capped off with Fireworks!

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Thank Hubieone
Chipping Norton, Australia
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137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We chose this restaurant due to its location. I went to the counter to ask about seating. I was greeted with a big long over exaggerated explanation about how rough their day had been and it would be at least 25 minutes wait on any food.. So we sat down, looked at the menu and proceeded to order a salmon... More 

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Thank HUSSMAN1980
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed with this restaurant, we thought we would enjoy the surroundings at darling harbour... Service was ordinary, no table service, food came out quick but the eggs were cold, coffee was cold.... Overall very disappointing

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Thank Lovesholidays59
Vicenza, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We spent here last night of long business trip in Sydney It is nice place with good food We ordered interesting bottle of NZ white wine People are friendly and you do not have to wait a lot We were there during Vivid Sydney 2016 and it is great to have dinner with show of water, music and lights I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 4404

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Darling Harbour

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Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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