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Dolphin Hotel

££ - £££
Surry Hills
Bar, Pub, Australian
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412 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9331 4800
10:00 - 00:00
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99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the ambiance is amazing but noisy, bookings are necessary, food is to die for with sharing plates to best. We had Prawn enttree, grilled octopus, rocket salad and salumi pizza which was plenty for the three of us

Thank taxi_driver50
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually go there for work celebrations with a large group. The foods are amazing, especially pizzas, and the drink is even better. Their Vodka with grape fruit juice rocks! don't miss it.

Thank amiri455
Sydney, Australia
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212 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I met a few friends here for Easter Sunday drinks. The venue is very good modern and trendy. The bar staff friendly and efficient. The drinks reasonably priced for Sydney. I will be back.

Thank benandmuffin247
Seattle, Washington
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had a meet up with friends and family. It was crowded and noisy. The service at the bar was very good. We liked the drink special that was advertised as "on tap". Children were everywhere bit happy with their plates of fries. There were also side rooms that were private parties and nice space but also noisy. If you... More 

Thank lady58_11
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've eaten in the Dining Room twice and front bar once in the last month. The dining room is open and decorated in a clean white theme. The room has a lively energy but can be a little loud when it's full. The food and service are amazing. Try the burrata - it's the best I've ever tried.

Thank Robbie77
Sydney, Australia
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296 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Sharp venue. The oysters were delicious. The Bloody Mary had heaps of Worcester Sauce. Yum. The kingfish was lovely and the risotto special was well received. Chardonnay by the glass. All good. Cool mixed crowd. Looked like worker bees grab offices lunches there.

Thank spiceylulu
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I took my two girls out for dinner, the place was very busy, with all areas of the place bulging. We got a table near the open kitchen. The problem I had this is one of the noisiest places I have eaten, struggled to hear the waitress, who did a very good job serving us and waiting our table despite... More 

Thank Murray G
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A glass of natural wine in one hand, the delicious menu of The Dolphin Wine bar in the other hand and the amazing waiters and waitresses looking after us. Thats my favourite place to unwind and enjoy and afterwork or a dinner with friends. I have been to The Dolphin probably 50 times since they opened and I have never... More 

Thank Julie B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My wife and I was meeting our son who was staying at The Adina Apartments for a few days. We decided to meet a the Dolphin Hotel for a meal. BIG MISTAKE... No Corona Beer at all only Italian Beer ,No good white wines for my wife. Then there was the meals in the restaurant. Overpriced rubbish I King prawn... More 

Thank MerinoSydney
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

When you arrive at the Dolphin Hotel you are greeted with the classic signs that you are entering a pub except for a few things... The store sign outside is covered in fabric/canvas (?) & fairy lights, don't worry you'll see plenty more of this inside. Plain clothes security guards are hovering near the door as, and you're supposed to... More 

Thank Sean A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9331 4800

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

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