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Blackbird Cafe

#1,057 of 5,119 Restaurants in Sydney
$$ - $$$, Pizza,
Wheat Rd | Balcony Level 1, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9283 7385
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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Closes in 24 min
Bar, Pizza, Grill, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wheat Rd | Balcony Level 1, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Met some friends here and the view and atmosphere was very good. We did not eat here but looking at the crowd it must be okay

Thank jeff_fay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here on a date with my partner and it was amazing. We ordered the Arancini balls, Fettuccine Palermo and Chili Prawn Stir Fry. And the cocktails are to die for 🍹🍹😍 Woulf recomment %100!!!!!!

Thank Abdel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What used to be a great casual dining spot proved to be very disappointing. Terrible non existent service in a virtually empty restaurant. Won’t be returning.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from this café are lovely out across Darling Harbour. Unfortunately the service from one of the wait staff was less than desirable when every request seemed to be too much trouble or was not accepted in a positive manner. The wine ordered was...More

Thank eileen m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a going away party for one of our friends and went with the buffet menu which seemed appropriate as there were about 20 of us. My wife who has celiac called earlier in the day to advise them on her dietary...More

Thank bmeadows15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 that went to Blackbird for brunch on a Saturday. We had read up online about it and expected it to be amazing but sadly it was anything but. One of the group enquired about gluten free options which our...More

Thank Glynnie18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Average food, Very bad service , we sat ourselves down and told the waitress ( who by the way wasn’t on this planet even the table next to us said the same ) that we are waiting for another guest 3 times. She came back...More

Thank janetmI2770MC
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Booked blackbird for a special birthday. We were seated in a beautiful spot with a great view. At 7.30pm loud music began to play and our table conversations stopped as no one could hear!! My son wanted to use the bathroom and was told he...More

Thank 65julz
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This area of Sydney is generally quite busy, regardless if there is an event happening or not. My partner and I had attended the Sydney Boat Show and after walking around all morning just wanted a nice big lunch and some drinks. The waiter sat...More

Thank Lilly R
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for a coffee and lunch, got seated ended up going to the bar to order drinks as we did not get served. My friend ordered chips for the kids. Half an hour later someone asked if we were ready to order.... by this...More

Thank Shell8484
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 29
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheat Rd | Balcony Level 1, 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 9283 7385
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Restaurant located in the heart of Darling Harbour serving modern Australian cuisine with a an extensive cocktail list. Perfect spot for birthdays, hens and group bookings. Blackbird also offer cocktail classes and pizza making classes
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