Sydney, New South Wales

Quay's superb location, between the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, is not all that makes this restaurant such a success with discerning diners. Its dishes will seduce you with high quality produce and impressive technique. The new incarnation of Quay brings a welcome change; a chance to create a more personal, interactive passage for diners through Peter Gilmore’s culinary evolution
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Circular Quay West,
Upper Level Overseas Passenger Terminal
The Rocks NSW 2000


The Rocks



Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$


Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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Specials & Events

VIVID Dining @ Quay
Dates Fri 24 May 19 to Sat 15 Jun 19
Location The Rocks, New South Wales
Category Fairs and Festivals
Description Quay's six and ten course menus will be available throughout the VIVID Festival. There is no better place to take in the sights of VIVID ...


Please contact the restaurant for further information.
250 pax
Quay Restaurant
Quay Restaurant, with its floor to ceiling glass walls, is a spectacular setting for all modes of corporate entertainment, wedding receptions and cocktail parties. The restaurant seats up to 150 guests, or can accommodate 250 guests for a cocktail party. Exclusive use of Quay Restaurant does not require a hire fee, however there is a minimum spend of $15,000 on food and beverages for lunch. For an exclusive dinner, the minimum spend requirement starts from $25,000.
The Upper Tower
Quay’s Upper Tower is Sydney’s most spectacular dining room and a delightfully intimate setting. Floor to ceiling glass walls provide jaw-dropping views of Sydney Harbour. The space can be hired out exclusively for a sit down lunch or dinner for 32 people. A minimum spend requirement for exclusive use of the Upper Tower starts from $3,500 for lunch and $5,000 for dinner.
The Green Room
The Green Room at Quay is situated upstairs from the restaurant. Named after the famous Sydney Opera House Green Room, it offers 240 degree harbour views. The venue is suitable for press launches and media interviews, private parties, corporate functions and international business meetings. It can accommodate a sit down lunch or dinner with dance floor for 100 people or a cocktail soiree for 180. The minimum spend for an exclusive function in Quay's Green Room starts from $6,000 for cocktails, $4,000 for lunch and from $6,000 for dinner.


Accessible by water taxi
Award Winning / Hatted
Function for 50-100
Private Dining Room
Suitable for Corporate functions
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Weddings
Waterfront Dining
This restaurant does not have any awards.


Gary Mehigan on 15/10/2014
I'm split on this one but maybe The Lake House, Daylesford or Brea Restaurant in Birregura if you are up for a pleasant drive or Vue de Monde for Melbourne's city skyline. Or let's be honest you can't beat Sydney for spectacular harbour views and Quay is one of this country's best restaurants
Damien Brassel on 10/10/2014
Quay - This restaurant is brilliant for the whole package. The incredible food, impeccable service and of course the view. All of this creates a very special experience.
Daniel Puskas on 7/10/2014
For something special it would have to be Quay, Marque or Sepia.
Ross Lusted on 29/09/2014
The mud crab congee at Quay is quintessentially Australian so this would be top of my list.
John McFadden on 24/09/2014
You want to impress then you can't go past Quay.
Jeremy Clarke on 11/09/2014
Quay, Sydney or Sepia, Sydney. Great food done in a cutting edge way…you read the menu and expect a dish one way and it comes in a totally different form, texture or presentation.
Lyndey Milan on 28/08/2014
For this you need great food and also a great view – Quay offers both, as well as superb service. The menu changes often but there is usually a version of Peter Gilmore's famous snow egg on there. He is a chef who stays at the top of his game
Shierly Anonymous on 28/08/2014
Special occasion restaurant would have to be Quay - the berkshire pig jowl, maltose crackling is out of this world
Alvin Quah on 25/08/2014
If you think the views are breathtaking, wait till you sample the food. Chef Peter Gilmore regularly creates new and inspiring dishes but a constant feature is the snow egg. A must-have!
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