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Blue Fish

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Darling Harbour
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Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 0315
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Portland, Oregon
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm going to give this place the benefit of the doubt because the service was decent and I liked the location on the harbour. I didn't love my fried calamari and fries mostly because it was so much fried food-I should have gotten grilled fish. The kangaroo was well done even though my friend ordered medium - it was very... More 

Thank Diane P
Parramatta, Australia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I arranged for a catch up with her sister and her husband in January. After having done a 'mystery escape room' session (see separate posting) we ventured into Darling Harbour because it was a gorgeous day. After a short walk around we decided that fish was on the menu. We were met with a polite french sounding... More 

Thank ScorpioIRC
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner Friday evening. Reception was warm and welcoming and that's it. Waiter unfriendly, rushed and not customer orientated. Main meal, an overpriced seafood platter was cold and fish was dry!! Only good thing was the wine. Typical tourist spot. Never again.

Thank Dirk H
Auckland, New Zealand
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location on Darling Harbour is great and I found the staff and service to as I would have expected from any restaurant. There is a limited wine selection by the glass but it wasn't a huge issue. We had the cold platter and I couldn't help think it tasted like the fish had been defrosted and wasn't fresh. The... More 

Thank David-A-Frazer
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a late lunch on a weekday. We were the only ones there, but service was lacking. We had the Paella and also fish and chips. Both dishes were satisfying, but not spectacular. Wine by the glass was extremely limited in selection. An advertised special of 15% off during the 3-5pm dining time was not applied to our... More 

Thank Terry P
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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98 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal here! Decided to splash out for the grilled seafood platter and some oysters. Everything tastes fantastic and fresh. The cocktail of the day was also great. Would dine here again!

Thank Avgoch
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We left after having them. They were either frozen or just not fresh. Whatever they were they weren't particularly good. I think a good rule to follow is if it doesn't tell you where the oysters are from, don't buy them.

Thank sebconn
Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first went in here I was a bit worried because it didn't look that good inside. That soon changed after we had ordered and the food arrived. We ordered the giant seafood platter and it was fantastic. All the food was fresh and there was plenty of it. In addition we ordered the BBQ Alaskan Crab. The crab... More 

Thank Paul M
Warrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had two meals here during a business trip and both excellent. Bucket of prawns an Seafood paella both excellent.

Thank Alan H
Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Blue Fish on a Saturday evening ,ate very well so decided to get back the next day,on a Sunday.When we got the bill we were surprised to find a 15 dollar surcharge that was NEVER mentioned before,nor written on the menu.Apparently it's normal practice in Sydney but I believe it should have been advertised somewhere. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, 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 9211 0315

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Darling Harbour

Neighbourhood Profile
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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