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GPO Oyster Bar

€€ - €€€
Central Business District
Seafood, Australian
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Lower Ground Floor, 1 Martin Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9229 7700
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This restaurant is located on the lower ground floor of the Westin Hotel. I ordered a grilled barramundi. It was tasteless and very oily. A lot of work to be done here.

Thank Janne L
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1,477 reviews
670 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

While they were very good, this was the most expensive plate of chips I've ever had. Quick service and plenty of seating.

Thank Tony W
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016

GPO Oyster Bar offers casual dining. You order at the counter then collect your meal when it's ready. We had tempura fish & chips and tempura prawns& chips, both served with leafy salad. The seafood was good and fresh, but we found the meals rather greasy with too much oil absorbed into the tempura batter and the chips. The meal... More 

Thank merops1112016
Sydney, Australia
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383 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I always trust their food, any time ive ordered their rainbow trout, it has been tasty and a big portion (with lovely salad and fries). And when at the GPO for drinks, i normally get their fries and calamari. I'm not normally a calamari fan but these have to be the best and freshest ive ever had!

Thank Farnaz A
Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

When looking for a quick dinner in the Sydney CBD we chanced on the GPO eateries. Initially we were going to have pizza but then decided the seafood looked great and was reasonably priced. My grilled barramundi with a side serving of salad and chips was fresh and tasty and hubby enjoyed his salt and pepper calamari. With a couple... More 

Thank Rosemary L
North Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We only ever have the grilled barramundi which comes with the freshest salad leaves you'll find anywhere (including your own vegie garden) and chips that are never oily or overcooked. The wine is reasonable and you'll always be greeted with a smile. If you don't mind collecting your own cutlery and the meal when it's prepared, this is a convenient... More 

Thank Lynette H
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2016

It's a happening place and for a quick lunch it's a great place to be and the atmosphere is always good, from the early morning coffee to your lunch time rush to the evening drinks.. Lots of different food to choose from and there a quite a few pop up bars to crap a drink.

Thank chantelletelef
Level Contributor
32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We went here after we finished after work drinks on a Thursday night, we were planning to go elsewhere for dinner but the weather sealed our fate. Rain fell hard and fast. Not wanting to go far from Martin Place station and having our backsides uncomfortably wet we resigned to eat here in GPO. I have to say my food... More 

3 Thank DirtyDewang
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Tonight I went to the GPO Oyster Bar for dinner. The service was shocking. First of all we tried to order the medley mixed oysters selection however they only had the natural selections!! They said "the Grill broke" and we are talking about an "Oyster Bar!!? So we ended up ordering just the natural oysters, the food menu was shocking!... More 

1 Thank MissNomNom
Sydney, Australia
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149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We have eaten here for both lunch and Saturday night dinner. The food is always very fresh and extremely good. Fast and easy. Highly recommended if you want quality food at a reasonable price.

Thank babydollq

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Seafood, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Ground Floor, 1 Martin Pl, 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 9229 7700
GPO Oyster Bar brings you quality Sydney Rock and Pacific Oysters in a comfortable casual setting and with an affordable price. Situated on the lower ground floor of the Historic GPO, The Oyster Bar menu also offers a variety of fresh seasonal seafood including: Grilled Fish, Octopus, Salt & Pepper Squid, Tempura Fish and Crispy Light Tempura Prawns for a quick enjoyable lunch or dinner.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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