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Pontoon Bar

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Darling Park 201 Sussex St | Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park The Promenade North, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 7099
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“burgers” (8 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
Darling Park 201 Sussex St | Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park The Promenade North, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was good, nice and quiet during the day. Great traditional type food, nothing over the top or nothing over priced either. Great. Comfortable too.

Thank Vanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered two pizzas at the bar and handed over my card to pay with PayPass. However, the amount the lady charged me seemed a bit odd. I asked for the receipt and saw she had added a schooner onto my order and already had...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day of being tourists, we were just looking for a place open with happy hour, and found it in Pontoon. Large open seating, semi outdoors area looking out on the Harbor and a hopping Friday night with all ages and forms of dress...More

Thank Nytex1130
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a couple of meals from here during our short stay in Darling Harbour and was impressed with both food and service. Good atmosphere and great view of harbour.

Thank robertptyltd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Felt unwelcome as soon as I ordered my food and drink. I ordered the Caesar salad which I can’t fault but my partner ordered the lamb kebabs and waited ages for it to arrive. Heard a scream from the kitchen from one of the cooks...More

Thank MFDB92
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with all of my friends tonight, we all ended up leaving because the staff were super rude. One of the people at the party is sick and had watery eyes and was kicked out because "he looks like a little Sook" another friend...More

1  Thank wwwwwayne
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Similar to most of the easily accessible Bars throughout Darling Harbour well organised seating Footy on the screens Basic Food and Cold Beer.

Thank irve2016
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Pontoon's al fresco dining area offers a beautiful view of the Darling Harbour. Unfortunately, your food falls prey to the wild birds that populate the area just like how they viciously attacked my friend’s burger (thankfully, the restaurant quickly replaced it). Fortunately, it had spacious...More

Thank milcah889
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Cheap booze and food but you WILL get attacked by seagulls to the point of annoyance. Nice food and pleasant staff .. just watch your food like your in prison.

Thank adfot1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great spot on darling harbour to kick back with friends and enjoy a few drinks and an easy meal. The burgers were delicious as too were the pizza's I'm told by my friends. I would definitely return to this venue.

Thank Jodie S
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darling Park 201 Sussex St | Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park The Promenade North, 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 9267 7099
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