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Doyles on the Beach

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Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
+61 2 9337 2007
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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New York City, New York
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was expecting a well-worn establishment by the beach, but what I found was a white-cloth dining place with fine-dining prices. That is not to say that the food wasn't good, but I sensed that the place has become a victim of its own success--soulless place catering to tourists from faraway land looking for a piece of "Real Sydney". The... More 

Thank AugustoMonteverdi
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best fish and chips I ever had. Doyle's was recommended to my friend Stacey and I at the Vancouver Airport by a friendly sole while we were having a libation and snacks at one of the bars awaiting our flight, and again by the couple we stayed with in our Air bnb. We had to try it and are glad... More 

Thank Kent M
Camberley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommended this restaurant by a friend as we were visiting Sydney for a few days. The location and service was very good however, a little shocked at the cost of our lunch. The exchange rate to GBP doesn't help. However, if you are sensitive to the cost check the menu before turning up.

Thank Craig333_13
Burleigh Heads, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with the family for a birthday lunch. Meals are expensive but it's quality food with a stunning view. I had the seafood pasta. Full of flavour perhaps a bit too much garlic. Everyone enjoyed their meals. A ferry ride over from Circular Quay is a must! Don't forget to have a look at the Gap.

Thank JonAndBec
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had booked this lunch 6 months in advance as it was a special birthday. When we arrived we stood for 5 mins at a sign waiting to be served when I eventually when to find someone she ignored me and walked to the line where my husband was waiting. We where taken to our table but told the stroller... More 

Thank amy l
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As always consistently good. Service outstanding, food well cooked, well presented and very tasty and the location is world class. Ticks all of the boxes and for what you get not expensive. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Russell T
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Doyles On the Beach Restaurant, Watsons Bay sits right on a small beach, with a walkway/esplanade in front where you can meander down past what used to be Fishermens’ Cottages in Sydney’s early settlement days. We sat outside (beware if it is windy, the sand can blow up in your eyes) and what an amazing view at sunset – the... More 

Thank Robin P
Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I flew from Adelaide to Sydney to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary at Doyle's. We were not disappointed. From the start of our meal to the end it was sensational. The fig and feta salad was sensational plus. The staff were excellent, could not do enough for you. Also, I must mention the view, spectacular, helped by... More 

Thank Graham D
Perth, Australia
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a friend there after visiting many years ago. The service was perfect, the view was just awesome and the food was perfect too. I had the scallops and my buddy has the mussels. Finished off with affogatos.

Thank Laritwoshoes
Udon Thani, Thailand
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to be invited for dinner by our friends for dinner, everything was just perfect. The restaurant were very accomodating to our accompanying kids. The legendary Fish and Chips were perfect. The kids all ate up their meals. I had pasta with Clams, while my wife had the Tuna. Oysters were so fresh and sweet which was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$152
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watsons Bay beach | Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales 2030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra  >  Watsons Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9337 2007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?