We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Empire Lounge

Reserve a Table

Ratings and reviews



Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

Location and contact

Reviews (50)
Filter reviews
50 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews edamame tartare sydney seaplanes indoor and outdoor seating fabulous location overlooking the water ferry terminal watson lyne harbourside diners
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 50 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a warm February evening. Amazing views watching the sun go down on the deck. Great wine list and cocktails. Staff friendly and service was fast, especially as it was very busy on the day we visited. Lot of options on the menu, reasonably...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Toospiky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2nd lunch here and not disappointed. Great service, food cooked to perfection and lovely glass of Pinot Grigio. The view from the restaurant is truly amazing. The restaurant and facilities are immaculate.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CVR8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had brunch. Service from our waitress was inattentive and surly. She incorrectly described items from the menu and told us we couldn’t order something we later saw another table order and receive. We were served and charged for food we didn’t order but ate...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 224oxford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cam here on recommendations from the owners who of Pilgrim Sailing after taking an excellent trip with them. Wow what poor attitude and service we experienced which if you read other reviews you can see the trend! In a delightful setting but we were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lavandoulover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed with two of Watson’s Bays waterfront restaurants so decided to catch the ferry to Rose Bay. It took the ferry just 6 minutes to get to Rose Bay and immediately we felt we’d left the busy hordes of tourists behind! The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SilverfoxQld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenic water and beach views. They even have a ramp that you could sail up to and dock a small boat or yacht. Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Next to a family friendly Lyne Park. Extensive menu with a DJ playing during our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Savvytrave11er8
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We visited as a group of 11 as a family for New Year’s Eve and couldn’t have wished for a better experience. The restaurant is in a stunning location on the water (with a great view of the fireworks for New Years). The staff were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emilysG5090HS
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful spot to eat for locals and tourists... great food and great service with the exception of one particular wait staff who has served me a few times now and the same experience ... think dumping a plate on a table, no eye...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 983mingw
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

We reserved a table online for 8:30pm to say our farewells to our daughter that currently lives in Australia. We were greeted at the door by the manager to be told the bar licence was until 10pm. The whole experience was rushed, impersonal and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Orlagh1234
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a long lazy lunch by the water right on Rose Bay - the views are amazing, coupled with the fine food and helpful staff - we would highly recommend adding this to your Sydney must see list. Bottoms up to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank warrenjacksondrums
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Edgecliff Lodge Motel
54 reviews
1.81 km away
Sydney Lodge Motel
44 reviews
1.81 km away
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
632 reviews
1.97 km away
Beach Road Hotel
51 reviews
1.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 55 nearby restaurants
Catalina Restaurant
1,073 reviews
.05 km away
Jewel on the Bay
133 reviews
.43 km away
Perfection Chocolates & Sweets
29 reviews
.55 km away
Den Sushi Dining
30 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 15 nearby attractions
Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours
123 reviews
.79 km away
Explore Sydney Harbour
77 reviews
.16 km away
Sydney Seaplanes
405 reviews
.02 km away
Macquarie Lighthouse
31 reviews
1.48 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Empire Lounge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing