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The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay

End of Ferry Rd., Glebe (Taylor St.) Send to Phone
02 9518 9011
The view of the Sydney skyline and Anzac Bridge across Blackwattle Bay is pure magic by day or night --- as is the food.
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Lunch Thurs.-Sun., Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay Restaurant Review

: Enjoying a dozen oysters for dinner is not unusual. But finding 12 or more different oysters daily, sourced from around Australia, on a restaurant menu? It’s that sort of care for the basics that has made this place so popular. Established in 1997 and reflecting its background as a historic boat shed, The Boathouse’s moniker doesn’t truly express the gravitas behind this venture. Colin Barker is the head chef, and owner Tony Papas is himself a chef, too. With such a waterside ambience it is a foregone conclusion that the menu will feature seafood, and few restaurants do it better. The snapper pie is well known, its recipe a closely guarded house secret. Other options might range from seared hiramasa kingfish with saffron to pan-fried wild mulloway and much more. Something for meat-eaters such as Wagyu flank steak and a vegetarian dish will be on offer as alternatives. Expect to find some of the best hand-cut chips in town. It’s a hidden gem and locating it the first time may sound tricky, but no one forgets how to return.

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