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FISHERMAN'S WHARF SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

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City West
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
9660 9888
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Gold Coast, Australia
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have written a few reviews on Yum Cha restaurants around the world and this is by far up there with the rest. My normal disappointment is the overwhelming disgust with what tastes like wholesale purchased frozen dumplings etc. The Fisherman's Wharf Seafood Restaurant did not disappoint in that it was clearly home made, on the spot and very delicious.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 647 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn't come here on my own, this was my brother's suggestion A large chinese seafood restaurant on top of the fish market at pyrmont. Misleading name as fisherman's wharf is at darling harbour instead The dim sum is average to good. Nothing fancy but nothing bad tasting. The seafood is very expensive. Mud crabs at AUD70 each , stone/king/snow crabs... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The food is okay here, and the ladies pushing the trollies for Yum Cha, delightful, so it is most disappointing to report, but when I'm 60 cents, yes, 60 cents short on a spend to enable parking validation after frequenting the restaurant every couple of weeks, forget it! Very, very disappointing to say the least, even when pointing out to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived at around 11:30 and were seated immediately. The yum cha was just okay, but seafood seems fresh as expected. We also ordered lobster and it was cooked nicely with the noodles. I wasn't very happy with one of the waiting staff. The elderly waiter was very inpatient and rude even when there's not many customers around. It seems... More 

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Thank Shawn Z
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Pros Big place so you can get a seat reasonably easily but come by 12 pm to ensure you do not have to queue at lunch time. Very good range of yum cha offerings - with seafood being a speciality - unsurprisingly always fresh. My boys love the noodles and pork buns while we enjoy the prawn and garlic chive... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch in June - the weather was unbelievable and rain coming down sideways - we were happy to be out of the rain. The restaurant was very busy and we were seated along way away from the entry. The dumplings were quite nice, the scallop and prawn dumplings especially enjoyable. Some of the dumplings seemed a little... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Food served here is always tasty. Seafood is always fresh and of excellent quality. Service is good. This is the restaurant to go to for tasty Chinese seafood. Good value for money!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This restaurant has the best yum cha that I have had in Sydney. The food was fresh and the variety is fantastic. They had lobster in the shell and also crab that was simply delicious. The dumplings were also great and came in a variety of flavours. Their pork belly was soft and very tasty. Cant wait to go back.... More 

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Campbelltown, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Wow the last reviewee said its all deep fried. That has never been my experience here ever at yum cha! My partner and I had 8 different dishes all awesme bar the gai lan in oyster sauce which was stringy n hard to chew and flowering, not good! The bbq pork was so beautiful we ordered another one lol. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We had a light lunch, all of it deep fried. Long queues, be prepared to wait. Crowded, messy. At least the food arrived hot. Was edible but unless you want to eat a lobster salad at $50 for half or a mayonnaise soked seafood salad, it will be fried.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City West
  • Neighbourhood: City West
  • Phone Number: 9660 9888

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