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South Steyne

$$ - $$$
Australian, Seafood
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1 Harbourside Jetty | Cockly Bay Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 5999
12:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spenr mine and our Daughters Birthday here , we would reccomend this to anyone the food and the staff where beyond excellent and i couldnt thank them enough for the experience . and to top it off every saturday night there are fire works just to add that extra bit atmosphere cant wait to go back xx

Thank Belinda R
Lakes Entrance, Australia
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131 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We had a few days in Darling Harbour, and visited this restaurant on a warm clear night. Service was excellent, and all the meals were very good. The restaurant is situated on the old ferry, or on the jetty. We ate outside, and it was a very pleasant experience. Prices were reasonable, and the quality was good. Recommended.

Thank ppcp19792015
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We sat on the ship, not the wharf, arrived early & received a warm welcome. Staff were all very pleasant. Amongst our 4 mains there was Barramundi (delicious) lamb (remarked upon as being wonderful) & a steak (very nice). In fact we all snuck a hot chip from the steak side, very moreish. If you like things a little different,... More 

1 Thank geoff7162
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Our initial experience was not 100% but thanks to Hannah, the Manager she redeemed her staff. Hannah was brilliant and refused to accept a tip from us. We both had steaks and they were cooked to perfection. For dessert I just had the strawberry and ice cream, whilst my friend had the lime tart. The tart had just the right... More 

1 Thank TheAdmiralW
David-SSManager, Manager at South Steyne, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed the evening! Thank you so much for your kind words, I really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we're doing and I would love to see you back again! Many Thanks, Hannah. More 

Blue Mtns NSW
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108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

A dear friend booked his Birthday Party here for a small group of family and friends. It was very interesting being on the old ferry again and not having to worry about rough water going past the Heads - only a gentle rocking. The room where the party was held was just the right size for the group, enough chairs... More 

Thank Marjie781
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We visited on Good Friday with 2 children (12 & 9) for dinner, and shared the seafood platter for 2 - there was enough for the four of us to enjoy a lovely meal and feel full. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank ReynoldsTeam
David-SSManager, Manager at South Steyne, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves whilst you were here and I've passed your comments onto the staff. More 

New South Wales, Australia
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189 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Warmly greeted as we arrived and were taken to our table. Service was friendly and helpful. Menu offered several lovely dishes to choose from, and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Would definitely return. Saturday night fireworks, a lovely surprise!

Thank M007J
David-SSManager, Manager at South Steyne, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we really appreciate your feedback and I'm so glad you enjoyed your evening! More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

So, its late on a Sunday night at Darling Harbour and our group of 10 are hungry. Whenever I visit Sydney, the South Styne has always caught my eye with the well priced menu at the front. This time, I put away all the fancy bars and we decided to have a look, and we were really impressed with the... More 

Thank Darren366
David-SSManager, Manager at South Steyne, responded to this review

Hi Darren! Thank you so much for your glowing review, we really appreciate your lovely comments! I've let both the wait staff and the kitchen staff know how much you guys enjoyed yourselves on your last night in Sydney, and they're very happy to hear it. You'll be glad to hear Gemma's foot is healing nicely! Thank you so much... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

The food was OK and the drinks modestly priced. The service was great. I'm an ex-seafarer and so really enjoyed looking around the old girl. It was a really enjoyable lunchtime visit.

Thank 473adriant
David-SSManager, Manager at South Steyne, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we're glad you enjoyed yourself & we look forward to seeing you back on board! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Went for a quick dinner with our young son on a Tuesday night and found the staff to be delightful. The food didn't take long to be served and was great. Would definitely recommend to anyone passing by, the specials are very good value and what a view! Thanks !

1 Thank globet2013
David-SSManager, Manager at South Steyne, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review! We really appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Australian, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harbourside Jetty | Cockly Bay Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 5999
Heritage listed, unique art deco styled venue specialising in tour groups and Function events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?