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The Dining Room

93 Macquarie St | Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 4600
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
06:30 - 10:30All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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93 Macquarie St | Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I dined here and I must say, I was very impressed. The food was really good, staff were attentive and it is a very quiet and cosy restaurant. Would definitely recommend for fine dining.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 35 people, we arrived early & room was not ready at midday. Once we finally they finally opened the door it was only set up for 15 people. Then we had to wait for another 1 hour & 15 mins before we could...More

Thank Idalina F
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We ate here pre-theatre. We enjoyed a tasty dinner in a lovely quiet environment before a short stroll to the Opera House. There weren't many staff working and we were nearly late for the show. Nice food - we started our meal at 5.30 and...More

Thank wendyk65
Michael T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear wendyk65, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. We do offer a pre-theatre menu which has been specifically designed for people wanting 2 have 2 or three courses and still make the...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were staying at the Sir Stamford and had the buffet breakfast on two mornings. The old time feel of this room was lovely with antique furniture. Choices are quite limited but good enough to get you started for the day. We found out on...More

Thank tommomelbourne
Michael T, Food and Beverage Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear tommomelbourne, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our Dining Room with the "old time feel". We do offer a combination of both buffet breakfast as well as ala carte options as we try...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

My lady and I enjoyed a quiet meal here with a waiter who really knew his job. He served the meals at a steady pace and when we had finished checked that we were ok.More

Thank wizardoldman
Michael T, Food and Beverage Manger at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear wizardoldman, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We pride ourselves here at the Sir Stamford on our high level of service and I am happy to hear we didn't disappoint. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Dining...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Lovely hotel and food but rude staff and lack of customer service. Went there for High Tea but the tea order was taken once and we didn't see anyone until we had to ask for water at the end of the course. No top ups...More

1  Thank H J
Michael T, Food and Beverage Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear H J, We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. It troubles me to hear that you did not enjoy your experience when you joined us for high tea. We take all feedback seriously and this will be followed up with the...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

I've had high tea in the Sir Stamford in the past and have always loved the luxurious old world atmosphere. So when friends told me about the Travelzoo deal, we jumped at the chance to revisit. We were not disappointed. The service was quietly professional...More

Thank Roz L
Michael T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear Roz L, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are certianly are proud of the service our staff in The Dining Room provide and I am thrilled you were well taken care of. I trust we will see you again in the...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Dined here with a Travelzoo voucher. Loved the old world feeling which gave the restaurant a great feel. Really lovely food, entree main and dessert. Staff very helpful and friendly. Great value for money and would love to dine there again. Also had wine in...More

Thank Robyn2212
Michael T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Dear Robyn2212 I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Our old world feel is what sets us apart from other restaurants - a plush escape from the bustling CBD surrounds. As for your riesling we have two on the menu...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Nice breakfast buffet. Waitstaff is not outstanding - only OK. What more can be said? It took overt action to get a coffee refill.More

Thank Oceansmith
Michael T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Oceansmith Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the food and your comments regarding our wait staff with be filtered back through to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again....More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Located inside Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney in the Bar & Dining Room. I was given Tea for Two for my birthday so it was a special treat. I loved the old decor and the staff made us feel welcome and important. Champagne...More

Thank Skeney57
Michael T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Skeney 57 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed our famous high tea in the plush surrounds of 'The Bar'. You can never have enough of our clotted cream and house...More

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tommomelbourne
4 May 2017|
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Response from Michael T | Property representative |
Dear tommomelbourne, We have recently introduced happy hour in The Bar which runs from Monday - Thursday 5pm - 7pm. We hope to see you there soon. Kidn regards, Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 31
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 11:00
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Macquarie St | Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, 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 9252 4600
  • E-mail
Description
The Dining Room at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay hotel is perfect for dining before heading to a show at the Sydney Opera House or anywhere in Sydney's CBD. The Dining Room is a great location for a special occasion or just a place to meet and catch up with friends. The Dining Room at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay hotel's hand cut chandeliers, high backed chairs, attentive service and a creative menu means you are in for a dining treat in a convenient location.
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