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The Dining Room by James Viles, Sydney, AU-NSW

The Dining Room by James Viles

4.4
4.4
866 Reviews
$100 and over
Modern Australian
Located right on the edge of Sydney Harbour with the Opera House just beyond your fingertips…it doesn’t get any more Sydney than The Dining Room.

Our produce-driven menu is paired back, sustainable and unmistakably Australian, and shares center stage with unrivalled harbour views. Relaxed and elegant, enjoy the freshest of
seafood, seasonal Australian ingredients, and a selection of fine wines and locally crafted beers and spirits.

Lunch and dinner reservations are highly recommended. Our popular window tables are available at a surcharge when booking and subject to availability. Dress code is smart casual.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $100 and over
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Australian
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Mon–Sat 06:30–10:30 Sun 06:30–11:00 Lunch Thu, Fri 12:00–14:30 Sat, Sun 12:30–14:30 Dinner Wed–Sun 17:30–21:30
  • Phone number
    (02) 9256 1663
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    James Viles
  • Catering
  • Private party facilities
    Located on the edge of the Harbour, with the Sydney Opera House just beyond your fingertips…it doesn’t get any more Sydney than The Dining Room.
  • Private party contact
    Andrea Enkhbold: (02) 9256 1661
  • Area
    Sydney CBD
  • Cross Street
    Closest cross street is George Street and Hickson Road
  • Parking Details
    Street parking is available nearby on Hickson Road
  • Public Transit
    Circular Quay 700 metres Overseas Passenger Terminal 450 metres Ferry Terminal 650 metresTaxi available from our bell desk
  • Additional
    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 866 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseEnergetic

867 Reviews
  1. BigJ

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Experience was generally quite good. Couples should be placed away from family and group tables. We were place inboard having to look over groups commanding the best view. This was despite the groups spending more time inwardly focused with conversation. Being inboard takes away from the ambience and experience. More considered and thoughtful table placement for a couple would have been appreciated. The restaurant had quite a few children in it, which took away from us as a couple having a child free moment. Decor and environment is tasteful and as you would expect for a Hyatt.

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  2. Page

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We dined there previously with old menu that were full of vegetarian dishes. Most of them have been removed from the current menu, however the chef and service staffs were going above and beyond to accommodate our requests and made it such a pleasant night for us. We highly recommend to everyone!

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  3. AntoineS

    Gold Coast

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sauce was excessive.it took away the taste of the lovely prawns and the king George whiting.

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  4. Dissappointed

    Sydney

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    I felt like I was on a scene from Ramsays' Kitchen. All I can say is make sure they can accommodate any special dietary needs, via phone before going. This may be the Hyatt and you would think they could accommodate. But, definitely do not assume this as they will not! The waiter/s were lovely, but what came out of the kitchen and chefs attitude was a different story.

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  5. JamesAmber

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wonderful and beautiful friend Amber and I had lunch there . We had the 2 and 3 course option. The food was superb,nice and tender. We would recommend this place for lunch if you happen to be considering a meal in The Rocks ...

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent location, view and ambiance. I truly enjoyed the dinner.

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  7. Rose

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was amazing and foods were worth it. well seasoned well cooked on everything.

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  8. IanR

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The venue was chosen for our 67th. Wedding Anniversary. We sought ambience, a harbour view and a special menu. We received this and more. The visit exceeded all our expectations. We thank the staff for making our day.

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  9. KarenC

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food. All dishes were executed well. Service was very good and friendly. The semi-private area was well suited for our party. Excellent view of the Sydney Opera House too.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Faultless service. Exceptional food. Fresh and stimulating variety of combinations on the palate.

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Hickson Rd, The Rocks, Sydney, AU-NSW 2000

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Closest cross street is George Street and Hickson Road
  • Area
    Sydney CBD
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Mon–Sat 06:30–10:30 Sun 06:30–11:00 Lunch Thu, Fri 12:00–14:30 Sat, Sun 12:30–14:30 Dinner Wed–Sun 17:30–21:30
  • Price
    $100 and over
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Australian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street parking is available nearby on Hickson Road
  • Public Transit
    Circular Quay 700 metres Overseas Passenger Terminal 450 metres Ferry Terminal 650 metresTaxi available from our bell desk
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    James Viles
  • Additional
    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (02) 9256 1663
  • Catering
  • Private party facilities
    Located on the edge of the Harbour, with the Sydney Opera House just beyond your fingertips…it doesn’t get any more Sydney than The Dining Room.
  • Private party contact
    Andrea Enkhbold: (02) 9256 1661
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