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The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay

Average price $105
9.1/10
1,527 reviews

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Meet the Chef

Award winning chef Colin Barker, has been with The Boathouse for over 12 years. Early in his career, Colin worked with Liam Tomlin at Banc before winning the NSW Lexus Young Chef of the Year Award in 2005. He then spent time in the UK as Senior Chef de Partie under Brett Grahame at The Ledbury, a Michelin Star restaurant in London. A keen fisherman, Colin has a passion for sustainable seafood and enjoys preparing unusual species of fish in unique combinations with seasonal ingredients.

Restaurant menu

  • Average price $105 Special request

Chef Colin Barker recommends…

Roast coffs harbour sopotted Mackerel whipped roe, zucchini flowers
$42
Roast Bermagui Bassourdoug groper sweetcorn, basil, shellfish oil
$44
Pan fried wallis lake flathead fish soup, curry leaves, pippies
$42

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent
9.1/10
based on 1527 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :9.1/10
Service :9/10
Setting :9.2/10
  1. Peter Y.
    Peter Y.
    • 19 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent food!

  2. Steven E.
    Steven E.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    We invited two visitors from the US to dinner and they very much enjoyed the evening. Overall the food was great, the wine list was priced well. We had central otago pinos with a little age.

  3. Wendy L.
    Wendy L.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Snapper pie was a winner as always

  4. Roberto C.
    Roberto C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    The staff were extra polite, service was impeccable and the food’s just as amazing. The view of the water, along with the skyscrapers in the background set the tone for what turned out to be the loveliest date.

  5. Kerry K.
    Kerry K.
    • 14 reviews
    10/10

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  6. Vivien S.
    Vivien S.
    • 5 reviews
    8/10

    Lovely staff. Great produce, but the oysters are sublime. Very nice spot for lunch or dinner. Around sundown, there is a glow over all you survey.

  7. Michelle G.
    Michelle G.
    • 14 reviews
    10/10

    We went back for the Snapper Pie. As good as the first time. Great atmosphere as usual. Even better this time around with 50% off food through TheFork :)

  8. CHERRY  S.
    CHERRY S.
    • 27 reviews
    10/10

    Really nice view and delicious seafood . We really enjoyed.

  9. Chris W.
    Chris W.
    • 8 reviews
    9.5/10

    Murray cod and squid are must haves

  10. Tai U.
    Tai U.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Amazing food, location and service. In love with the seafood and dessert option. The portions were also very generous. Would definitely come back here next time

  11. Steven B.
    Steven B.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    What a treat. We happened to be staying close by and grabbed an early lunch. It was sublime. Beautiful location, great wait staff and stunning food. Perfect!

  12. Tak Ping H.
    Tak Ping H.
    • 31 reviews
    9/10

    We came for the seafood and this does not disappoint! My friends had prawns and they look amazing while our octopus and kingfish sashimi were done nicely. souffle is really nice too.

  13. Daisy F.
    Daisy F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Extremely great sea view with great food & service.

  14. Gregory F.
    Gregory F.
    • 11 reviews
    9/10

    Excellent food and setting.

  15. Mabel T.
    Mabel T.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Lovely food, we really enjoyed the entrees (king prawns) & fresh oysters. The snapper pie was great too! Attentive but not pushy service. The view is good too.

  16. Alan C.
    Alan C.
    • 16 reviews
    7.5/10

    Nice views of Anzac bridge and city, delicious bread.

  17. Paul P.
    Paul P.
    • 37 reviews
    10/10

    Enjoy every time there

  18. Ashley L.
    Ashley L.
    • one review
    10/10

    Food was cooked to perfection! Prompt and friendly service. Beautiful set up. Can’t fault anything here. Will definitely be back again! Thank you!

  19. Wilson T.
    Wilson T.
    • one review
    10/10

    Waiter was very attentive. He overheard that it was a birthday dinner. Next he had the wording - Happy Birthday written in chocolate on my dessert plate!!! :-O

  20. Lily T.
    Lily T.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    A very neat place that overlooks the water and the Anzac Bridge. We went for lunch and started with oysters that were super fresh and plump we just had to order extras! The king prawns and octopus were both full of flavour and cooked perfectly. For mains we had the bass groped and snapper pie. Both were also very fresh, but our favourite would have to be the pie! Saucy and buttery. We finished off with the banana soufflé and it was super duper light and fluffy! Highly recommend this restaurant and our favourites were the oysters, snapper pie and banana soufflé!

More information

How to get to the restaurant

123 Ferry Rd, 2037, Glebe, Australia

Directions to get there

Forest Lodge, Glebe, Sydney Inner West

About the restaurant

Whether you're celebrating or just want to treat yourself, The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay is a beautiful venue that must be seen to be believed. Located right on the water in Glebe, this spot is famous for its seafood menu. Think chargrilled Mooloolaba Swordfish or Snapper Pie with smoked tomato and mashed potato. You’ll wonder why you haven’t come sooner!

Best dish: Chargrilled Mooloolaba Swordfish

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