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Meet the Chef

Picture of Thom Gorringe.

Thom Gorringe

Our Head Chef Thom Gorringe hails from the Southern Highlands, and worked as head chef at Eschalot before moving to Bentley and more recently, The Gantry in 2016. He was a finalist in the Electrolux Young Chef of the Year in 2017 and took over The Gantry top role in 2018. Thom's effortless craftsmanship and storytelling is woven into an honest and uncomplicated approach to sustainably sourced and fresh foraged ingredients.

1032 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

9
1032 reviews
Recommended
(9.2)
Food
(9.1)
Service
(9.0)
Value for money
(8.4)
Atmosphere
(8.8)

dined on Sat, 12 May 2018

(9)
It was great. The only thing that as we went to the last sitting for lunch they got us started too quickly and couldn't have a glass of wine beforehand.

dined on Sat, 12 May 2018

(10)
Amazing. Robin our waiter was great who was attentive and explained about our dishes. Great food and delicious Great wine list Amazing view Definitely will be back.

dined on Thu, 10 May 2018

(9)
Great service, nice food

dined on Wed, 9 May 2018

(10)
Regarding the atmosphere, we sat outside and the umbrellas, fairy lights etc were not of the sophisticated nature that the interior of the restaurant was. As well, although there isn't anything that could be done about this, the very bright lights from the wharf across the water adversely impacted on the atmosphere from where we were sitting.

dined on Wed, 2 May 2018

(4)
Weak service, confused. Not attentive. It seems most of the waiters are not pleased doing what they do I was expecting much more about the food as well. In my regards, some mixtures of ingredients was overwhelming. Comparing to some other restaurants’ experiences in SYD - such as Automata, The Bridge Room, Bennelong and Momofuko- The Gantry did not reach our expectations. We were three guests, and all of us left the restaurant not satisfied. Not recommendable.
Shane Chidgzey

dined on Mon, 30 Apr 2018

(7)
Food was wonderful and beautifully presented however the table service was well below a standard expected for a ‘hatted’ restaurant. The atmosphere was also not what I expected but the food was on point.

dined on Sun, 29 Apr 2018

(10)
Great experience, food was amazing!
Ron

dined on Sat, 28 Apr 2018

(10)
Food was very good and we love the vegetarian degustation option. We will be back.
Michael

dined on Sat, 28 Apr 2018

(9)
The gantry is always amazing before a show. All courses have a unique array of flavours that compliment everything on the plate. The chocolate dessert is a stand out
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Specials

Pre Show Menu

Enjoy an abridged a la carte menu, specifically designed by our chefs for faster service to allow you to make it to the theatre on time.
Max. people
7
When
03 Jan 2018 - 30 Dec 2022
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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6-Course Truffle Tasting - $160

A six-course dining experience featuring locally sourced truffles. Menu is $160 pp – option to add matching wine at $89 pp. Min of 6 guests per booking - Require a 48 hrs notice and not available on the booked date - No discounts applicable - Due to the requirement to prep the food on a booking basis, a credit card is required to secure the booking and cancellation fee for booking that cancel within the 48 hr and No Show of the full amount of $160 pp.
Min. people
6
When
25 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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SATURDAY: 6-Course Truffle Tasting $160

A six-course dining experience featuring locally sourced truffles. Menu is $160 pp – option to add matching wine at $89 pp. Min of 6 guests per booking - Require a 48 hrs notice and not available on the booked date - No discounts applicable - Due to the requirement to prep the food on a booking basis, a credit card is required to secure the booking and cancellation fee for booking that cancel within the 48 hr and No Show of the full amount of $160 pp.
Min. people
6
When
25 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Sat 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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GROUP: 6-Course Truffle Tasting $160

A six-course dining experience featuring locally sourced truffles. Menu is $160 pp – option to add matching wine at $89 pp. Min of 6 guests per booking - Require a 48 hrs notice and not available on the booked date - No discounts applicable - Due to the requirement to prep the food on a booking basis, a credit card is required to secure the booking and cancellation fee for booking that cancel within the 48 hr and No Show of the full amount of $160 pp.
Min. people
8
When
25 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Christmas Tasting Menu - EARLY BIRD $299

Celebrate Christmas in relaxed style at The Gantry, with a very special four-course menu at one hat harbourside dining destination, The Gantry Restaurant. Perfectly framed against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour and Walsh Bay, The Gantry Christmas set menu has been especially crafted by Head Chef Thom Gorringe for the festive occasion. The four-course journey features some of Australia’s best produce with the best local seafood – ending on a sweet note of exquisite dessert. Your Christmas menu will be expertly paired with quality Australian wines and a range of beers, making it a Christmas to remember. Upgrade to Premium Beverages for +$60 per person or Champagne for +$99 per person. Must apply to all adult guests at the table. *Please note, a two-hour dining time applies. Full pre-payment required to confirm reservation. A 2.5% Credit Card fee applies. No cancellations or refunds.
When
24 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
When
25 Dec 2019
Wed 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Christmas Tasting Menu - $349

Celebrate Christmas in relaxed style at The Gantry, with a very special four-course menu at one hat harbourside dining destination, The Gantry Restaurant. Perfectly framed against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour and Walsh Bay, The Gantry Christmas set menu has been especially crafted by Head Chef Thom Gorringe for the festive occasion. The four-course journey features some of Australia’s best produce with the best local seafood – ending on a sweet note of exquisite dessert. Your Christmas menu will be expertly paired with quality Australian wines and a range of beers, making it a Christmas to remember. Upgrade to Premium Beverages for +$60 per person or Champagne for +$99 per person. Must apply to all adult guests at the table. *Please note, a two-hour dining time applies. Full pre-payment required to confirm reservation. A 2.5% Credit Card fee applies. No cancellations or refunds.
When
24 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
When
25 Dec 2019
Wed 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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NYE Dinner - EARLY BIRD $699

Celebrate NYE in comfort and style with a very special six-course NYE menu at one hat harbourside dining destination, The Gantry Restaurant. Perfectly framed for NYE against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour, The Gantry menu has been specially crafted by Head Chef Thom Gorringe to showcase the best of Australian produce, with special touches for the festive occasion.  Your New Year's Eve will be perfectly accompanied by quality Australian wines and a range of beers, making it a NYE to remember. Upgrade to Premium Beverages for +$60 per person or Champagne for +$99 per person. Must apply to all adult guests at the table. Upgrade your ticket for +$200 to join the celebrations at the NYE @ Pier One Party* after your dinner. Witness stunning views of the Sydney NYE Fireworks over the Harbour Bridge – a once in a lifetime moment! *Full pre-payment required to confirm reservation. A 2.5% Credit Card fee applies. No cancellations or refunds. The NYE @ Pier One Party is restricted to ages 18+ only.
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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NYE Dinner + Party - EARLY BIRD $899

Celebrate NYE in comfort and style with a very special six-course NYE menu at one hat harbourside dining destination, The Gantry Restaurant. Perfectly framed for NYE against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour, The Gantry menu has been specially crafted by Head Chef Thom Gorringe to showcase the best of Australian produce, with special touches for the festive occasion.  Your New Year's Eve will be perfectly accompanied by quality Australian wines and a range of beers, making it a NYE to remember. Upgrade to Premium Beverages for +$60 per person or Champagne for +$99 per person. Must apply to all adult guests at the table. This ticket includes access to join the celebrations at the NYE @ Pier One Party* after your dinner. Witness stunning views of the Sydney NYE Fireworks over the Harbour Bridge – a once in a lifetime moment! *Full pre-payment required to confirm reservation. A 2.5% Credit Card fee applies. No cancellations or refunds. The NYE @ Pier One Party is restricted to ages 18+ only.
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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NYE Dinner - $799

Celebrate NYE in comfort and style with a very special six-course NYE menu at one hat harbourside dining destination, The Gantry Restaurant. Perfectly framed for NYE against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour, The Gantry menu has been specially crafted by Head Chef Thom Gorringe to showcase the best of Australian produce, with special touches for the festive occasion.  Your New Year's Eve will be perfectly accompanied by quality Australian wines and a range of beers, making it a NYE to remember. Upgrade to Premium Beverages for +$60 per person or Champagne for +$99 per person. Must apply to all adult guests at the table. Upgrade your ticket for +$200 to join the celebrations at the NYE @ Pier One Party* after your dinner. Witness stunning views of the Sydney NYE Fireworks over the Harbour Bridge – a once in a lifetime moment! *Full pre-payment required to confirm reservation. A 2.5% Credit Card fee applies. No cancellations or refunds. The NYE @ Pier One Party is restricted to ages 18+ only.
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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NYE Dinner + Party - $999

Celebrate NYE in comfort and style with a very special six-course NYE menu at one hat harbourside dining destination, The Gantry Restaurant. Perfectly framed for NYE against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour, The Gantry menu has been specially crafted by Head Chef Thom Gorringe to showcase the best of Australian produce, with special touches for the festive occasion.  Your New Year's Eve will be perfectly accompanied by quality Australian wines and a range of beers, making it a NYE to remember. Upgrade to Premium Beverages for +$60 per person or Champagne for +$99 per person. Must apply to all adult guests at the table. This ticket includes access to join the celebrations at the NYE @ Pier One Party* after your dinner. Witness stunning views of the Sydney NYE Fireworks over the Harbour Bridge – a once in a lifetime moment! *Full pre-payment required to confirm reservation. A 2.5% Credit Card fee applies. No cancellations or refunds. The NYE @ Pier One Party is restricted to ages 18+ only.
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Father's Day Lunch - $99pp

Experience harbourside dining this Father’s Day with a delicious four-course tasting menu and your choice of one of the following: – A glass of sparkling wine on arrival – A beer on arrival – A whiskey on arrival – A cognac to end your meal Add matching wines to each course for $80 per person. Please note, Club Marriott Members will receive 10% off the ticketed price. Terms and Conditions: A credit card is required to confirm your reservation. A 50% cancellation fee applies if cancelled within 7 days.
When
01 Sep 2019
Sun 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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About The Gantry Restaurant

The Gantry Restaurant Located within the luxurious Pier One Sydney Harbour Hotel, this hatted venue offers Modern Australian al fresco dining with sweeping views of Walsh Bay and Sydney Harbour. Paying homage to The Rocks’ heritage charm while simultaneously adopting a modern vibe, The Gantry is very dapper indeed. The intimate industrial inspired space is fitted out with solid timber floors, weathered wooden columns, mellow blues, off whites, floor-to-ceiling- glass windows and a number of tables out on the pier maximising the extraordinary water views. Executive Chef, Thom Gorringe, has created a tasty menu focusing on freshly foraged produce and punters can dine a la carte, or opt for the degustation feast. Think of it as laid back fine dining! Great for intimate dates or small friendly get togethers, The Gantry is a great addition to Sydney’s dining scene. Recommended favourite: partridge – rhubarb – radicchio

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