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Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

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Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

I am a Perthite travelling over to Sydney to meet with some friends I haven't seen for 20 years. They arrive at their hotel in Darling Harbour around 1pm and I'd like to take them somewhere iconic (in terms of views or experience but hopefully not price!) for lunch- but it is Good Friday. Any ideas? I had thought of a trip over to Manly but not sure whether we can get there directly from Darling Harbour. I have a flight to catch that evening. help!

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1. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

No direct ferry from DH to Manly, you would need to go to CQ & then catch the Manly ferry (would make it avery late lunch by the time you get to Manly!)

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Ripples at Milsons Point which is on the DH ferry loop would be an option if they're open on Good Friday.

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2. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

Just tried Ripples, and they're closed on Good Friday - you'd hope that a few restaurants where you could get a decent feed of fish would be open :-)

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A few years back I had rellies here from the UK and we met on Good Friday for lunch - went to the Blackbird cafe at Darling Harbour. There were quite a few places open, but not the LIndt Cafe (I would have thought they'd be open .... chocolate/Easter and all that LOL)

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4. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

Flying Fish could be worth trying

http://www.flyingfish.com.au/index.htm

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http://www.cafesydney.com/

Zaaffran

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5. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

Fish & Chips at Manly beach?

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6. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

The 16 ft skiff club at Manly will be open . We were going to meet cousin Sue there for lunch but she said it'll be rammed so she's doing us lunch at her gaff. We'll go there another day.

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7. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

whitesnowflakecat - any luck with a booking?

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8. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

If you want iconic places and great views, I suggest you take the ferry from Circular Quay to Watson's Bay and go to Doyles. Both the flash restaurant, the pub next door and the pier cafe (all part of the same chain) will be open. Only the restaurant takes bookings, here's the link http://www.doyles.com.au/12243+0+reservations.htm

If you decide to do this, I suggest you go early (obviously not possible) or late - after 2:30 - as the place is heaving on public holidays especially if the weather is good.

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9. Re: Lunch for OS visitors Good Friday

I ended up booking at the Botanical Gardens restaurant as we could walk there from Darling Harbour, have lunch and then mooch around a little. Thanks for all the advice and sorry for not getting back to the site to update!

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