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The Squire’s Landing - Sydney

4.3
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600 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Modern Australian
The most recent partnership between MGH and James Squire is The Squire’s Landing in Sydney, a restaurant and brewhouse located within the Overseas Passenger Terminal at the iconic Circular Quay. The Squire’s Landing is James Squire’s flagship Brewhouse, epitomising the James Squire legend through a two-story fitout with panoramic views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Multiple external decks and terraces boast an open air dining experience where customers can also enjoy a
glass of James Squire beer.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 600 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.1
food
4.3
service
4.5
ambience
3.9
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JamieC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Went here randomly on a Tuesday night for a casual bite after some cocktails at Blu Bar at the Shangri-La. I had booked earlier that day with no difficulty (online - pretty normal in the current Covid status).

Staff were friendly and happy to engage in a brief chat, all Covid-safe rules were being adhered to, food and drinks were served very quickly, and the quality of our meals satisfying.

Two pints of beer and two pub-style mains with a side of Arancini balls came to $98 - this sounds expensive, but let's be honest, this place is in an absolutely world-class location, so paying close to double what you might pay at another pub anywhere else is 100% to be expected.

Place probably had about 50 people all up eating and drinking indoors and outdoors, all in socially-distanced groupings, so there was enough buzz and chatter to make it enjoyable (nothing worse than going somewhere so quiet that you feel like you are in a Library).

All this for 8pm on a non-descript Tuesday night in the middle of a Pandemic? Can't fault it.

Support local business! (Yes, even the bigger chains too! Everyone is doing it tough)

Def recommend for a Monday-Wed cosy night out. Book ahead just to be safe x

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded a day ago

Thanks for dining with us JamieC, and thank you for your great recommendation. We look forward to seeing you again!

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NaderN
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend the margarita and shrimp pizza’s!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded a day ago

Thanks for dining with us NaderN, we’re glad to hear you enjoyed Pizzas! We look forward to seeing you again.

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GayleE
Sydney / NSW
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Staff were exceptional. I had booked a table a couple of weeks' prior then when we turned up we were upstairs outside on a chilly evening. I asked if we could move downstairs inside to where the live music was and much more of a vibe. Not a problem at all. Staff were very friendly, professional and quick to act - so very much appreciated as it was my son's 23rd birthday. Food was great and service quick. Love this place!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded a day ago

Thanks for dining with us GayleE, we look forward to seeing you again!

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JOHNB
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My only disappointment was no table service upstairs. I thought upstairs was a proper restaurant not a bar. Otherwise happy.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded a day ago

Thanks for dining with us JOHNB, we look forward to seeing you again!

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KateB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food4service1ambience1

The host on the day was extremely rude. Would not go back again because of her. Terrible attitude and no customer service!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded a day ago

Hi KateB, thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service, so this feedback is extremely important to us. We are disappointed that your experience with us did not meet expectations. We will pass on your feedback to our team to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Sincerely, TSL

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TracyW
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent view. Service was good. Drinks are expensive but then so are most places these days

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded a day ago

Thanks for dining with us TracyW, we look forward to seeing you again!

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VickiD
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful iconic views. Food was good. Wine and beer was great!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 11 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us VickiD, we look forward to seeing you again!

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Nicole
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Amazing views!
Perfect for date night. Highly recommend

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us Nicole, we look forward to seeing you again!

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SeanA
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue views. So easy when you’ve already made a booking.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us SeanA , we look forward to seeing you again!

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vipLeoA
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Great location, but not making the most of it.
Live music plus. But being barely at even half capacity and food taking 40mins? And that too cold (even fries?) left me super shocked 🙄
Beers as on untappd are 3 out of 5.
So nothing really exciting about the place unless you wanna get big group together in this fab location to sip on some sparkling water.

Please do better! Beers & food :)
Good ambience and selection of live musician :)

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Hi LeoA, thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service, so this feedback is extremely important to us. We are disappointed that your experience with us did not meet expectations. We will pass on your feedback to our team to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Sincerely, TSL

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Jk999
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Best chicken burgers on the Quay! Great views of the harbour

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us Jk999, we look forward to seeing you again!

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vipJuliaP
London
21 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fantastic live music and amazing views.
Food was delicious! We love this venue for all different occasions - birthdays, date night, family catchups and so on.

Even better outside on a lovely day!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us JuliaP, we look forward to seeing you again!

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KymP
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Food portions were good except for the fish of the day. I'm not a big eater, but I ended up eating my meal and the chips and salad from my sons plate.
The brisket burgers were a little dry as well. Other than that, the food was good, the atmosphere was great for fathers day and the big boys enjoyed the beers

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us KymP, we look forward to seeing you again!

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wendyw
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely outlook over the harbour. Food good and service great. Really good beers of course.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us wendyw, we look forward to seeing you again!

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JeamesH
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience4

Staff absolutely uninterested in being at work. The floor staff and bar staff were generally unattentive, unhelpful, and generally uninterested. The kitchen staff obviously forgot to pick up the groceries. Half of my party's food choices were not available. Why offer smoked pork if it isn't smoked and available for the lunch rush? also if your menu says premium rump why are you serving rib eye. For the premium prices charged for food, you would expect the service to match. Very disappointing

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Hi JeamesH, thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service, so this feedback is extremely important to us. We are disappointed that your experience with us did not meet expectations. We will pass on your feedback to our team to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Sincerely, TSL

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NickiD
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic place to enjoy a great lunch with a wonderful view of the Harbour, with the Opera House and Harbour Bridge in full view! Family of 4 for a Father’s Day lunch and I couldn’t have asked for anything better! Will be back.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us NickiD, we look forward to seeing you again!

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DemiR
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Booked a table with Squire's Landing for Saturday night. Had a great night!

The staff were super understanding when the booking had to be altered day of. The location was absolutely fantastic!

Everyone was following appropriate protocol with Covid safety regulations. Service was delightful and very welcoming.

Security were very helpful when advising our group to move locations when certain sections of the bar were closing. My party and I stayed all night and definitely enjoyed ourselves!

Will definitely book again!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us DemiR, we look forward to seeing you again!

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KarlS
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great experience had, fun night out. Good environment, nice vibe.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us KarlS, we look forward to seeing you again!

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MickComi
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue, great atmosphere.
Awesome variety of tap beers and cocktails.
Will be back.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us MickComi, we look forward to seeing you again!

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Varghese
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot with Sydney Harbour views to enjoy the flagship store of James Squire. Top notch brews.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us Varghese, we look forward to seeing you again!

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LynneS
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful spot, well covid protected with social distancing etc. would be good to continually have a few more people actually serving when the queues get long at the bar but other than that the food is always nice and the staff are pleasant.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us LynneS, we look forward to seeing you again!

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GrahamM
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night great atmosphere sevice was great meal serving also greatl

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us GrahamM, we look forward to seeing you again!

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ShaliniK
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and perfect even during covid , great food and good wine

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 9 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us Shalinik, we look forward to seeing you again!

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PDMA
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Decent food, lovely views, service not the best but adequate.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us PDMA, we look forward to seeing you again!

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KnickerbockerLoz
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Should be table service as they do have a barcode on the tables however it’s only to look at the menu not to order which I found a bit strange.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us KickerbockerLoz and thanks for the feedback, we look forward to seeing you again!

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous table in the sun

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us, we look forward to seeing you again!

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Juliano
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Nice location 😎
Higher recommend check it out during the warmer months

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us Juliano, and thank you for your great recommendation. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Jorge
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful birthday lunch thank you for having us

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us Jorge, we look forward to seeing you again!

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StephM
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Best views ever. Food is edible and tasty. Nothing fancy.
Live music made for a great atmosphere.
Perhaps slightly overpriced for the drinks.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us StephM, we look forward to seeing you again!

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MichelleS
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us MichelleS, we look forward to seeing you again!

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JanR
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Made a booking well in advance. Thought we would have been given a preference with a table. Maitr d /receptionist, was extremely unhelpful.
Plonked us at the doorway if the restaurant or said go outside. We watched others sit at tables for 6 when there were only ever 2/3. Very unsatisfied with her attitude.
Music good
Food good
Ambience good

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Hi JanR, thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service, so this feedback is extremely important to us. We are disappointed that your experience with us did not meet expectations. We will pass on your feedback to our team to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Sincerely, TSL

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SandraC
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best food ever ❤️ I tried Barbacoa plate, it was delicious.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us SandraC, we’re glad to hear you enjoyed Barbacoa Plate! We look forward to seeing you again.

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Harvey
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience2

Didn't have food so not sure why I'm forced to rate that.
But wasn't overly friendly servíce sadly. Asked if we could sit elsewhere as placed inside on a table near the entrance but was told "no, we're fully booked". Heaps of other tables about that were still empty the whole 2 hrs we were there... For our apparent 2 hr booking.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Hi Harvey, thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service, so this feedback is extremely important to us. We are disappointed that your experience with us did not meet expectations. We will pass on your feedback to our team to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Sincerely, TSL

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ScottK
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

really good, but there was no desert. that was very sad,

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us ScottK and thanks for the feedback, we look forward to seeing you again!

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nickd
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place good location good service clean place welcoming

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Responded on 30 August 2020

Thanks for dining with us nickd, we look forward to seeing you again!

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MonC
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

It was good overall.
Ordered the sliders and to my big surprise they were very spicy 🌶- not mentioned on the menu. 👎🏻
Music a bit loud - hard to have a conversation around a big table w music blaring just above your head.
View amazing, beers great and overall a good experience- will definitely be back!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 28 August 2020

Thanks for dining with us MonC and the feedback, we look forward to seeing you again!

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Caroline
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Amazing location and good food but poor service by the front door staff.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 26 August 2020

Hi Caroline, thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and customer service, so this feedback is extremely important to us. We are disappointed that your experience with us did not meet expectations. We will pass on your feedback to our team to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Sincerely, TSL

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TanyaH
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great views, delicious food and reasonably priced.
We will definitely be back !!!

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 26 August 2020

Thanks for dining with us TanyaH, we look forward to seeing you again!

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely pub environment in a beautiful location with gorgeous views of the harbour. Nice range of food options with the full range of James Squire beers.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 2 September 2020

Thanks for dining with us, we look forward to seeing you again!

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StormR
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Your menu is not friendly to individuals with dietary requirements. I recommend adding more vegetarian and vegan options, maybe in the form of a beyond meat burger or vegan cheese on the pizza.

Overall, we had a great experience but a few of the people we came with were unable to eat dinner.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney
Responded on 26 August 2020

Thanks for your feedback StormR. Cheers!

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The Squire’s Landing - Sydney offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (02) 8014 5663.

The Squire’s Landing - Sydney is rated 4.3 stars by 600 OpenTable diners.

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