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The Playfair Terrace Restaurant

7.5/10
42 reviews

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Restaurant menu

The chef recommends...

Ribs
$28

Lamb Ribs basted and grilled until tender, served with Rosemary Potatoes and Salad

Steaks (250g short cut sirloin)
$29.5

Cooked to your liking and served with Red Wine Jus, Seasonal Steamed Vegetables and your choice of Roast Potato, Chips or Mash.

Steaks (250g prime eye fillet)
$29.5

Cooked to your liking and served with Red Wine Jus, Seasonal Steamed Vegetables and your choice of Roast Potato, Chips or Mash.

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Ratings & Reviews

7.5/10
based on 42 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :6.9/10
Service :9/10
Setting :7.3/10
  1. Linda Y.
    Linda Y.
    • 2 reviews
    5.5/10

    Service was great but food was disappointing.

  2. Hilda W.
    Hilda W.
    • 28 reviews
    8.5/10

    Really good food and excellent service.. Great welcome from the waitress... Very helpful... Good atmosphere as well... Not too crowded, very good for meeting

  3. Mimi Z.
    Mimi Z.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Welcome and friendly service, we had a nice time there, I would recommend to all my friends and certainly will going back again soon!

  4. Augustine W.
    Augustine W.
    • 8 reviews
    5.5/10

    Had a worst meals ever. The lamb rack was too fatty. The steak so dry too. Desserts very disappointing, seems coming from frozen package. The service was good though, friendly servers, I really appreciate the team members apologising to us for the awful meals we had. Won't be back there again.

  5. Kate R.
    Kate R.
    • 4 reviews
    4.5/10

    One of the worse meals I’ve had. Salad was limb, browning lettuce and drenched in unappetising dressing. Risotto accompanying barramundi fillet was actually dense, luke warm reheated rice with a bit of tomato sauce. Cheesecake was stale and served with cream from a can and drizzled with syrup from a bottle rather than promised berry coulis. The chef should not be allowing such poor quality food to leave kitchen. Stay away!

  6. Shannon P.
    Shannon P.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    Lovely venue for a quiet dinner for 2 ;) tasty food - great selection.

  7. Lynne L.
    Lynne L.
    • 97 reviews
    7.5/10

    I was disappointed with my meal. I ordered the barramundi with risotto, it was too dry needed a sauce and the risotto was probably precooked and was hard and dry. My friend ordered the mixed meat platter, again very dry with no sauce on the side. The positive was we were served by a lovely friendly waiter

  8. Jamie C.
    Jamie C.
    • 4 reviews
    8/10

    The atmosphere was quaint, being located within the Holiday Inn itself, however it made for a quiet environment for my friends and I. The food was delicious (we shared the Mediterranean Plate, Eye Fillet and Risotto), and for dessert we had sticky date pudding and mango cheesecake (a must try!). Besides the mash potato on the eye fillet plate tasting packaged, it was definitely a nice place to relax and eat with friends ????

  9. Herman L.
    Herman L.
    • 3 reviews
    5/10

    Happy with the service but foods are not good. The steaks are overcooked and the fish is not fresh. I wouldn’t pay full price for sure. Overall the foods are worse than pub foods.

  10. Philippa B.
    Philippa B.
    • 6 reviews
    8.5/10

    Nice restaurant & lovely customer service

  11. Ed J.
    Ed J.
    • 211 reviews
    10/10

    Great food fantastic service a easy location. Not to be missed.

  12. Ed J.
    Ed J.
    • 211 reviews
    10/10

    Great! try the soup either one is fabulous. Food is great and service is spectacular.

  13. Nida G.
    Nida G.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Wonderful surf and turf included a Delicious glass of Australian wine your choice of red or white we tried the Chardonnay by Tedchinni(?) I cant remember the name of the winery, but it’s well known in Australia and easy to drink- not a heavy Chardonnay but easy to drink! I’m a foodie originally from California and Seattle, now Maui& I love Indian food so I tried their butter chicken which wasn’t as spicy as I would normally like it but it was fine. My mother took the surf and turf which was only 3995 including the six dollar wine glass (The head waiter was nice enough to give us a 50% off coupon even!!! Because we had booked two days in advance for a 630 dinner through this site call the fork) my mango cheesecake was good with several strawberries on it the presentation was pretty but the US pilot for cheesecakes is a bit different and here the cheese is more mild and fluffy. The cake was not too sweet so I think that is a healthier option and it was certainly large enough to share! Prices are amazing considering this is the location where a hotel is 350 a night on Saturdays but only 135 a night on a Sunday night if you pre-pay without any cancellations allowed. It’s a little bit more for a room with a view or with a second bed which we needed so we ended up having to stay somewhere other than this holiday inn where the Playfair Terrace is located. The value is definitely there and the service friendly and perfect

  14. Sam S.
    Sam S.
    • 3 reviews
    2.75/10

    The food is terrible and with no taste .We had told this to Rest Mgr ....Not even worth 50% off .Will never go back .They need Gordan Ramsay to change their menu .

  15. Adam N.
    Adam N.
    • 15 reviews
    6.5/10

    Good place for meal, nice dish options, friendly service.

  16. Adam N.
    Adam N.
    • 15 reviews
    6.5/10

    Great steak and soup, friendly service.

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 277 reviews
    8/10

    It's located inside Holiday Inn Old Sydney, the Rocks, superb location. Food is so so but good value. However the service is excellent.

  18. Ed J.
    Ed J.
    • 211 reviews
    10/10

    Awesome food and service. Both soups are especially good and the wine is affordable. Going again for sure. Great location in the Rocks. not to be missed.

  19. Ed J.
    Ed J.
    • 211 reviews
    10/10

    Awesome, second visit and they did not disappoint. We shared the soups and they are brilliant. food is great and service is over the top. Nice surprise for a hotel eatery.

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 293 reviews
    8.5/10

    Hotel restaurant, great service & value for the area

More information

How to get to the restaurant

55 George St, 2000, Sydney, Australia

About the restaurant

In the heart of the historic Rocks, Playfair Terrace can be found in the heritage listed charm of old Sydney. The Modern Australian menu features mouthwatering locally sourced seafood, crisp salads and tender, juicy steaks. Overlooking the hotel’s expansive atrium-style lobby, soak up the relaxed atmosphere for buffet breakfast and à la carte lunch & dinner 7 days a week.

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