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Blackbird Cafe

#1,218 of 4,817 Restaurants in Sydney}
$$ - $$$, ,
Wheat Rd | Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9283 7385
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Grill, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Wheat Rd | Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 474 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

For the price there are many better options in the Darling Harbour area. The service was almost non existant despite the restaurant being fairly quiet. My husband ordered the lamb and it was very chewy and fatty. The food was just okay. Nothing special and...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a late lunch after our lunch plans fell through and noticed the specials board beside the walkway around the harbor which showed an express special menu. The meal price included a glass of house wine or soft drink, and the prices appeared very...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look this is a great location place and some good food but they need to assess how they staff the place. we really enjoyed it but the start was slow

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was part of a group deal for $45 which included a small enter, main and dessert. Good food excellent value. The only quibble was that the steak had to be cooked medium when get a group deal. But yep I'd go again.

Thank AdamLeaves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was really very good and staffs are friendly and good atmosphere. Salad and chips all came out quick and delicious.

Thank zara616
Black B, General Manager at Blackbird Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you "zara616' ! We are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had breakfast here on a Saturday morning and the service could not have been better. Although it was quiet, the waiter was very attentive and our orders/food delivery was very quick. The view during our meal was stunning, with most of Darling harbour being...More

Thank Samuel M
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Samuel, Thank you for visiting us at Blackbird Cafe, and taking the time out to review us! We are happy you enjoyed your experience with us, however we will pass along this feedback to our chefs in regards to extra chorizo! We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pork belly . The skin was not crispy at all . The risotto was okie though but not the bone marrow that comes with itMore

Thank Johntang1974
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi John, Thank you for visiting us at Blackbird Cafe, and taking the time out to review us! We appreciate all the feedback we get so we will make sure this is rectified and we do apologise! We hope to see you here again soon!...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Generally the food was well received. Except special dietary requirements were not very well catered for. The the DJ/Music was ridiculously loud. Spoilt the night.More

Thank Dawn W
Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Hi Dawn, Thank you for visiting Blackbird Cafe, we really appreciate all reviews and feedback we get. We will make sure this is acted upon to make sure our guests have the best evening! We hope to see you here again soon! Blackbird Management and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went for a socio-official dinner during a conference held at the ICC, Sydney. The restaurant is located on the 2nd level of Cockle Bay Wharf at Darling Harbour. The cocktail Basil Dog, a blend of muddled basil and lime with gin, Domain De Canton,...More

Thank Manas R
Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Hi Manas, Thank you for visiting Blackbird Cafe, and taking the time to write a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you here again soon! Blackbird Management and Team

Reviewed 6 August 2017

On a recent visit to Sydney, we had a wonderful lunch at the Blackbird Cafe. The restaurant, situated one level above the harnorside promenade, has wonderful views of Darling Harbour. Our table was on the outdoor (but covered) balcony, allowing us to enjoy the view...More

Thank njcavalier
Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you so much for visiting Blackbird and taking the time out to give us a lovely review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and appreciate the feedback about service we will definitely act upon this! We hope to...More

Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 32
Cuisine
Bar, Grill, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheat Rd | Balcony Level, 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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