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Garfish

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29 Holtermann St, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 9966 0445
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 11:30
18:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 11:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 11:30
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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there very recently and were greeted in a friendly way and shown to our table. Our waiter was superb, efficient and friendly throughout the evening, which added to the effect to us on the day. The entrees came quickly and were delicious, we both had snapper pie for the main course which really is a staple on the... More 

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Thank Idine365
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, Great service, as you would expect from true professional Restauranter's like Garfish. Pat on the back to the waiters, the chefs, the manager. Had dinner their with my wife on Saturday the 26/11/16, could not fault the place. You should go there,it's great dining, and great value for money.

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Thank Frank E
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We keep going back to both this Garfish and the one in Kirribilli. The seafood and service are always great, there is a nice yet relaxed atmosphere and we always end up having a great night. We have often taken out of town guests to both locations for dinner and they have always thanked us for a great choice. The... More 

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Thank laleone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times over a few years and Garfish never fails to impress. Service is great, the food is wonderful. I had the fish. My wife had the bugs which seemed a little small in portion but probably to be expected. Certainly with a visit.

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Thank Adrian G
Garfish_Restaurants, Manager at Garfish, responded to this review

Adrian, good to hear that you're a regular:) Thanks for your feedback. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong at Garfish over a business lunch. The service impeccable and the Signature Pie was a great dish. Plenty of parking next door in the council carpark makes it even better for bringing clients. All these made the atmosphere perfect and the deal was done. I'd do it every time an important deal is on the table.

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Thank restaurantbug
Garfish_Restaurants, Manager at Garfish, responded to this review

The snapper pie has been a favourite for many years! Thanks for your review :) More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Located in bustling crows nest this restaurant to little bit special, BYO is fine and the food is always consistently great, I have been there for lunch and stayed for dinner. Try the fried oysters which are little bit different and taste great. Beetroot salad is a must, and unfortunately so are the chips. Great choice of fresh seafood, but... More 

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Thank mickd851
Garfish_Restaurants, Manager at Garfish, responded to this review

thanks Mick for your review! More 

Sydney
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Eat at Garfish regularly, always choosing one of their 'best at market' fish options and one of the day's always changing garnishes. It is a rare occasion that I leave without commenting that the food was outstanding and the place punches above its weight. Remains a favourite.

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Thank DewiRosie
Garfish_Restaurants, Manager at Garfish, responded to this review

Very happy to be one of of your favourites! Thanks for the review :) More 

Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

As a local, Garfish is a regular restaurant we visit. Their food is always fresh and tasty. Their changing market available fish list always provides good variety. I must say their printed menu is becoming a little repetitive - some new seasonal variety would be a good idea. All the same, we always come back and enjoy every meal.

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Thank Frenchbd
Garfish_Restaurants, Manager at Garfish, responded to this review

HI there, Our menus are changing more frequently now. In the past we had changed menus with the seasons but all three restaurants are updating the menu more regularly. Thanks for your feedback. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Still friendly, efficient service, nice atmosphere (not so much in winter as its quite open, though as it is getting warmer, its a great place to sit) - still amazingly fresh, well cooked fish - though the salads and sides are not of great quality as in years gone by. The beetroot and feta/pine nut salad has gone from being... More 

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Thank Berlize_Chen
Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Garfish in Manly over the years and enjoyed. This was a great night. Everyone had great meals and wine list was good. Service was excellent.

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Thank Michael C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$38
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Holtermann St, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9966 0445
Description
Our focus is on serving the freshest fish available at a reasonable price for the ultimate seafood dining experience. Free parking (2 hrs Mon - Sat and all day Sun) is available in the council car park 50 metres from our Crows Nest restaurant.

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