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Cruise Restaurant

Level 1-3, Overseas Passenger Terminal
West Circular Quay
The Rocks NSW 2000
Tel : +61 2 9251 1188
Fax : +61 2 9252 8988
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Price Range: $$$
License: Fully Licensed (no BYO)
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Flanked by the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay is the destination for posh dining - with an equally hefty bill to match. At Cruise Restaurant however, you don’t have to take out a personal loan to finance your fine dining habit. With its approachable Modern Italian menu and premium location, Cruise is a perfect dining destination for those who appreciate quality, in relaxed and comfortable surrounds.

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Occupying the southern end of the Overseas Passenger Terminal on Level 2, Cruise Restaurant enjoys breathtaking views of Circular Quay and the Sydney Opera House, as well as the commanding skyline of the lower CBD.

Cruise is a classy waterfront venue with a range of dining, entertainment and event options to entice. With live DJs on Fridays and Saturdays, Cruise Bar is perfect for after work drinks given its central location and views. Cruise Bar offers casual alfresco dining by day and regular entertainment with no cover charge in the evenings. Thursday evenings Cruise presents “Salsa on the rocks” presented by DJ Dwight 'Chocolate' Escobar, providing the best salsa from New York, Latin beat and Reggaeton . Sweet Jamm Le Saxx mixes it up Friday evenings from 8pm. Cruise Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge, on Level 2 provides a Modern Australian dining experience.

It is not the view of the Opera House that first steals attention at Cruise Restaurant, but the bright red chandeliers and leather chairs. This vibrant hue may not be a typical accent colour for a waterside restaurant that overlooks cyan skies and indigo waters, but Cruise brings a vivacious edge to this area of safe, tourist-focused eateries. This fire and water setting is offset with dark banquets and walls.
Passion and colour abound unashamedly in this space where the enthusiasm of waitstaff is contagious. Cruise Restaurant stands out from Circular Quay’s tourist dominated strip with fine dining standards at less pretentious prices.
The split level restaurant hovers over the water, where diners have the best seat in the quay for drinking in the view. Cruise’s cocktail lounge is worth a tipple, too – the bartenders have a way with spirits that will ease you into the evening with style.

Cruise Events on Level 3 is one of Sydney's premier event spaces. This versatile venue provides an elegant function space for conferences, private parties and weddings, by day or night. It has a capacity for up to 270 guests, 120 inside and 150 on the terrace. There are set function package options available or alternatively everything can be customised to suit your personal tastes.

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Coffin Bay Oysters (1/2 Dozen) | $22.00

Crab Gazpacho | $19.00

Bourbon-cured Ocean Trout | $22.00

Atlantic Scallops | $26.00


West Australian King Prawns | $39.00

Pasture-Fed Beef Fillet | $40.00

Pan-seared Snapper Fillets | $38.00

Peasant Fish Stew | $36.00


Warm Soft Centred Whisky Chocolate Fondant | $16.00

Honey and Lavender Brulee | $16.00

Australian Cheese Plate | $29.00

Dessert Tasting Plate for Two | $44.00

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white wine selection

Molly`s Cradle Verdelho , Hunter Valley, NSW
bottle | $40.00
glass | $11.00

Heggies Riesling , Eden Valley, SA
bottle | $48.00
glass | $12.00

Yering Station Chardonnay , Yarra Valley, VIC
bottle | $51.00
glass | $13.00

Mahi Sauvignon Blanc , Marlborough, NZ
bottle | $49.00
glass | $14.00

red wine selection

Palliser Pencarrow Pinot Noir ,Martinborough, NZ

glass | $12.00

Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot ,Margaret River, WA

glass | $12.00

Pepperjack Cabernet Sauvignon, Barossa Valley, SA

glass | $13.00

Mt Langi Ghiran Cliff Edge Shiraz , Grampians, VIC

glass | $13.00

sparkling wine selection

NV Jansz Cuvee, Piper River, TAS
bottle | $60.00

Yarrabank Cuvee Brut, Yarra Valley, VIC
bottle | $75.00

NV Devaux Grand Reserve, Reims, France
bottle | $130.00

‘00 Pol Roger Vintage,Epernay, France
bottle | $180.00

dessert wine selection

Diamond Creek Estate Botrytis Chardonnay, Southern Highlands, NSW
bottle | $55.00
glass | $10.00

DeBortoli Noble One Botrytris Semillon, Griffith, NSW
bottle | $65.00
glass | $12.00

Heggies Botrytis Reisling, Eden Valley, SA
bottle | $59.00
glass | $11.00

Inniskillin Oak Aged Vidal Ice Wine , Niagara Peninsula, Canada
bottle | $162.00

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Restaurant Specials

All Year Round Specials/Events
Dance the night away and enjoy the stunning surrounds of Cruise Bar as you shake and move to the funky sound of Salsa on the Rocks Presented by DJ Dwight 'Chocolate' Escobar Thursdays 8.30pm

Restaurant Features
Accessible by water taxi
Bar / Wine Bar
Function for 100-300
Function for 50-100
Function for over 300
Harbourside Dining
Late Night Dining
Outdoor Dining
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Pre Theatre
Suitable for Product launches
Suitable for Weddings
Waterside Dining

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