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Blackbird Cafe

#1,012 of 4,995 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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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, Grill, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wheat Rd | Balcony Level 1, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 582 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Landed up here as this was the only option on a rainy evening. Bland pizzas were the only they served then. Might not go back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rakhisyaman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing dinner. Nice balance of ambience for all types of groups yet feels very modern. Shade from sun at sunset is limited but quickly fixed by eating further inside.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 716aaronm
PlatinumRestaurant, Customer Service at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Aaron, we are glad to hear you enjoyed the food and views at the restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Blackbird Cafe

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the quirkiness of this venue and felt it needed a visit on this trip to Sydney. It has been a regular food stop for us over the past 15 years or so and is always consistently good. Great range of casual food on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank silverthreads101
PlatinumRestaurant, Customer Service at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear you continue to enjoy your experience at Blackbird Cafe, Darling Harbour. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards Blackbird Cafe

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Nice atmosphere overlooking the harbor. Lunch menu is limited in offerings. Fish and chips okay, as was burger and fries. Appetizer menu looked better, but a bit pricey for the offerings. This was recommended by our concierge for food, I was not impressed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marilyn D
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our views overlooking Darling Harbour and our lunch menu. Please don't hesitate to visit us again soon. Kind Regards Blackbird Cafe.

Reviewed 30 November 2018

My coworkers wanted to try this spot. They were actually disappointed, while for me it was ok, but not better. Service was adequate but we had trouble getting the drink orders made correctly. Food for me was average, my coworkers were disappointed.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pine129
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for providing your feedback regarding your visit. I have discussed your comments with all our staff at Blackbird Cafe. We hope you visit us again in the future and can ensure you will have an enjoyable experience. If you wish to contact...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Just home from a fantastic weekend spent in Sydney with friends. But the meal at this restaurant was definitely not one of the highlights. From the outset of ordering drinks to the meals this place disappointed in all aspects.the waiter that took our drink orders...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brooker73
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback at Blackbird Cafe. We are sorry to hear that your experience with us was not as you expected. I have discussed your comments with front of house staff to ensure on your next visit you...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018

We went here for a brunch during the weekend. I would never repeat this experience again. The service at this place is really poor, it even seemed that we were bothering the staff with our requests for food and beverages.... Of course you pay higher...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eva Z
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Blackbird Cafe. We are disappointed to hear this feedback. If you wish to contact us direct to discuss this matter please contact us on eat@blackbirdcafe.com.au. Kind Regards Blackbird Cafe Management.

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

This cafe was unable to supply the most fundamental aspects of an after party - Beverages, good music, and friendly service. Unfortunately, everyone left because they were unsatisfyied. Disappointing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charlie A
PlatinumRestaurant, Customer Service at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed to hear this feedback. If you wish to contact us direct to discuss this matter please contact us on eat@blackbirdcafe.com.au. Kind Regards Blackbird Cafe

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Hopelessly late (due to traffic congestion) we literally ran the last 500m to this place. Outside a huge queue waiting for their turn to enter. Explaining our predicament the lass outside, smiled, led us around the back up the elevator and straight to reception, Our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lyn I
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for providing your feedback and giving us 5 stars. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you dine with us again soon. Thank you Blackbird Cafe.

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Went in here to get out of the storm, and have a drink as happy hour was on and the storm was picking up, it turned out to be ok good 🍺 and we did not have food but others did and it looked ok...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BazzaKidwelly
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for providing your feedback and giving us 4 stars. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you dine with us again soon. Thank you Blackbird Cafe.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 29
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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