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Dunbar House

) #2 of 9 Restaurants in Watsons Bay €€ - €€€ , , Gluten Free Options
9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely first experience at this stylish restaurant in Watson's Bay. The setting is very elegant, with great harbour and park views. The Devonshire tea was absolutely delicious, with light and fluffy scones served with quality jam and fresh cream. So nice to...More

Thank 677sally
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had lunch here and experience has been very good: we had the sea food risotto, which was excellent, staff was friendly and ambiance quite pleasant. Highly recommended!

Thank Nicolas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lets call a spade a spade...if you add up the unique location,the majestic mansion,the exquisite food,the friendly service,the extremely down to earth food / quality prices,the lack of pretentiousness found in the would be if they could be " first class " Sydney eateries,you end...More

1  Thank frank r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recently at Dunbar House for a delicious brunch with friends. I've seen Dunbar House for years set in the park at Watson's Bay for years but this was the first visit. There are a variety of breakfasts to suit all tastes. The prices...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a revelation. I have been here before for breakfast and afternoon tea and loved it; from the proper bone china cups and selections of teas, delicious food beautifully presented and professionally served, I have always meant to try lunch and finally did yesterday, what...More

Thank 45viv
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We have been to Dunbar House many times and this time was no different. Good menu, exceptional service, and great views of the bay. Wine choice was good. It could be noisy with large groups but we were in another room so it did not...More

Thank Amanda0400
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Had brunch here with two friends before a wedding up the road. I had the SLAT and it was fantastic. My coffees were also very nice. Wait staff were attentive and kept our water glasses full and opened the umbrellas once the sun came around....More

Thank spuffy_c
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is the best breakfast money can buy you outside your own home. Now sometimes the service is not always 100% becusss they get extremely busy, but this is made up for by the qaulity of the food and the beautiful surrounds while you are...More

Thank Nadia S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I always love my visits to Dunbar House particularly on a beautiful sunny day and seated on the wrap around sandstone verandah. Being upmarket, the prices are quite steep though the food is very good, as is the coffee. Recently I had the Devonshire tea....More

Thank Beaverlea_10
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Not only does this restaurant have marvelous views of Sydney Harbour, it's staff and food are just as good. We went by ferry from Circular Quay, which is a great trip on the harbour for visitors, for lunch. What a fabulous day in this setting....More

Thank M G
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Is there baggage keeping service available!? We'll need to go straight to the airport for a flight after attending friend's wedding...this means we have no choice but bringing all our baggages with us there. Your advice would be much appreciated:-)
20 September 2015|
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Response from Holidaygr | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, I would give them a call and find out. I would say that they would be quite accommodating as this would be a fairly common occurrence.
Emma W
What's the parking like? Is there much of a carport or fight for street parking?
10 June 2015|
Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Difficult parking. You can get lucky street parking. But bus or ferry is the way to go
Can I take a ferry to Dunbar house from circular quay?
4 June 2015|
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Response from sweetafton | Reviewed this property |
Yes. that's what we did. Catch the ferry to Watsons Bay.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Marine Pde, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: 9337-1226
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