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About The Bridge Room

The Bridge Room is housed on the Ground Level of a low-rise 1930’s Heritage Listed building, located on the corner of Bridge and Young streets, moments from Circular Quay. The 60 seater designed by Nick Tobias features an open kitchen with custom built charcoal grill. With hand-made ceramics, solid oak tables and Autoban’s iconic Deer Chairs, the dining room’s relaxed aesthetic is paired with informed and attentive service.

“I love this restaurant. It’s hospitable, mature and adventurous.” JOHN LETHLEAN. THE WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN MAGAZINE

44 Bridge Street
Ground Level
Sydney, AU-NSW 2000
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary French / American, Contemporary Asian, Contemporary European

Hours of operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross street:
Young Street

Dress code:
Smart Casual

Price range:
$101 and over

Payment options:
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(02) 9247 7000

Website:
http://www.thebridgeroom.com.au/

Parking Details:
The Bridge Room is within close proximity to Intercontinental Hotel Car Park

Public Transport:
Just a 200m walk from Circular Quay passenger ferries.

Executive Chef:
Ross Lusted

Additional:
Banquet, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
PRIVATE HIRE available - contact The Bridge Room on 02 9247 7000 for further details.

The Bridge Room Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.7

Service

4.4

Ambience

4.1

Value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Birthdays (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Neighbourhood Gem (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
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Seasonal (3)
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Healthy (1)
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Food5
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Service5
Value4

 
·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent.
Staff were amazing.
Not overbearing or pretentious at all

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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Food3
Ambience4
Service2
Value1

 
·Dined 3 days ago

we were very disappointed
we didn't get offered wine or sommelier didn't come
food was mediocre.
service was mediocre
ok,,,,,,, but nothing special.
wouldn't go back
too expensive for what is was.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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Food5
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined 4 days ago

A sensational way to celebrate a special birthday. Food was absolutely delicious and the staff wonderfully helpful. The only gripe I have is the 1.5% surcharge on credit cards. From a customer point of view an easy way to increase pricrs. I don't know many people who have hundreds of dollars in their wallet.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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Food5
Ambience3
Service3
Value4

 
·Dined on 10 February 2018

This was my 2nd time to TBR and the food has definitely improved.
All 4 courses were very delicious. The Grilled Pork, Beef (course 3) and Black Sesame (course 4) dishes were very tasty & the highlights.
Ambience was quite casual and simple for a fine dining restaurant.
The letdowns were that there was no non-alcoholic drink menu; no description of the tasting menu, and the service was a bit snooty/snobby. Dishes came out quickly and the staff were professional, but not one bit friendly at all.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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Food5
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Service4
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 (Melbourne / VIC)·Dined on 3 February 2018

We were in Sydney for the weekend. This was our second time dining there. The food was totally awesome and we loved every dish even the bread. We didn’t choose the tasting menu as we like to try varieties. Service was good though a little curt but not rude. We did have wait a while before our bread were served. The ambience was nice. We will definitely dine here again the next time we are in town.

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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 3 February 2018

We attended the restaurant to celebrate my partner’s birthday. The staff were most welcoming and attentive throughout service. There was a great atmosphere and the food was an incredible experience especially the desserts. I’d highly recommend the tasting menu with the premium wine pairing.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 1 February 2018

Amazing food, great service. Perfect for a business lunch or special occassion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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Food5
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Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 27 January 2018

This is a fantastic restaurant. Food and service were excellent
Great for a special night out.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 27 January 2018

Greatly enjoyed our tasting menu, although we found their wine list a bit on the limited side.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 24 January 2018

Nice venue
Well run restaurant with nice creations from the chef and matching wine pairing.
Good location in CBD
Restaurant can become noisy.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 23 January 2018

Warm a friendly greeting from the staff, with top notch service. We had the tasting menu option with the matching premium wines and was wowed from the first dish to the last. Staff were very attentive, although one waiters was new and unsteady with his description, but remembered everything, so no big deal. A fantastic evening all round.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 20 January 2018

An unpretentious, fine dining experience - in the best sense ! The service was impeccable. We particularly liked that we were able to share our individual dishes among the two of us.

Highly recommend the wagyu shoulder.

Thanks for having us !

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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Food5
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Service5
Value5

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 17 January 2018

Fabulous food. Prompt, attentive but unobtrusive service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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Food5
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Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 16 January 2018

A lovely mid-century modern room and amazing food. Four of the most inventive and beautifully presented courses I have had. Excellent in all respects.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 23 December 2017

Always fantastic. Unpretentious elegance, where the food is the main event. Terrific wines and cocktails.

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Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on 22 December 2017

Good food and great service. Staff are friendly. Average interior decoration for a 3 hats Restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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Food3
Ambience1
Service1
Value2

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on 20 December 2017

Service was snobby and unnecessarily so. They had run out of several wines from the wine list and made no apologies for not being able to recommend alternatives.

The maître d was the most dismissive claiming that we had the wrong time even though we had spoken to him twice to confirm our booking .

We have eaten at Bridge Room twice before and something has definitely changed and unfortunately for the worse.

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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 19 December 2017

An absolutely outstanding lunch yesterday, from the attentive service through to the food which was superb, I was almost emotional eating the quail entree, it takes a very fine chef's hand to balance so many flavours and textures that well. (insert applause) Thank you.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

 
·Dined on 16 December 2017

Very disappointing experience. Food was average and the ambience essential to any fine dining restaurant was non-existent. Prices do not align with the quality of the food or service. Many better hatted restaurants in Sydney. Will not be returning.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
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·Dined on 15 December 2017

We dined here for my partners birthday and the food was absolutely amazing! Could not recommend this place any higher. The staff were extremely helpful and made our experience one to remember! We’ll definitely be back, the food was insane!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 13 December 2017

Absolutely loved the food and the service. Probably wouldn't go back as our experience of waiting outside on the street until the restaurant doors were opened at 12noon for our 12 noon booking was definitely an unwelcoming start to ourlunch.
Fit out and ambience don't match the food experience and we felt this also detracted from an otherwise superb meal. Tables seemed cheap and tacky for a restaurant of this caliber.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on 12 December 2017

Nice restaurant for special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion
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Food2
Ambience3
Service1
Value2

 
·Dined on 1 December 2017

Unfortunately a disaster. Service timing poor - asked for wine order when food menu wasn't yet available, bread/olives only served when starters came out, lengthy delays, wine glasses removed before bottle was finished (final serve at bill). Food unimpressive . "John Dory" clearly wasn't that - probably flathead - and overcooked, salmon skin very bitter. Waiters nice but ill-trained.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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Food5
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 1 December 2017

Beautiful, tasty food that was prepared exquisitely, with thoughtful presentation and an emphasis on the food taste rather than the food theatrics. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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Food4
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·Dined on 1 December 2017

Overall, the food was beautiful, esp. the zingy flavour of the Yabbies with tamarind and chill paste.

The first thing you noticed though was how cold it was in there. a gentleman next to us requested the aircon turned down a little and there was perhaps a minor reprieve.

The service was moderate for this level restaurant and inconsistent. The anticipatory element of noticing a empty wine glass and offering another was not there, we had to get the attention of staff 3 times to order more.

Tags: Special Occasion
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Food4
Ambience3
Service5
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 29 November 2017

Very happy with everything. The staff was very accommodating when I wanted to change my table to a location that was had less draft. Food was as always fabulous but I did miss my pork's tail starter which was no longer on the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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Food5
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Service3
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·Dined on 25 November 2017

Food was great although we did have to wait over an hour between the second and third course.
We decided to leave due to the wait without saying anything the restaurant acknowledged the delay and apologized by asking us to stay for complimentary desert which we did.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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Food5
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Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 25 November 2017

Amazing dining experience. The duck main and black sesame dessert were stand out. Highly recommended.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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Food5
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Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 22 November 2017

Fabulous and beautifully prepared food. Excellent service but would have liked to see more Australian and local wines on the menu...especially by the glass. Pricey but great for a special occasion. Highly recommended.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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Food5
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·Dined on 18 November 2017

We had the tasting menu, although the portions were small I was full by the end of the night.

Tags: Special Occasion
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Food5
Ambience2
Service2
Value3

 
·Dined on 15 November 2017

Excellent quality of food and preparation.
Unfortunately, the wait between the courses was very long (more than 40 mins between first and second course), and the noise levels were very high, negatively impacting on the enjoyment of the excetionally good food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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Food5
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·Dined on 11 November 2017

A lovely restaurant with delicious food and very attentive staff! A great place to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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Food5
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Service5
Value5

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 4 November 2017

Staff were friendly and had knowledge about the menu. Food tasted amazing. Food I thought I would never eat were served and tasted amazing. Each meal looked it was delicately made to perfection.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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Food5
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Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on 31 October 2017

The food was excellent, with every ingredient complimenting one another perfectly. The staff we're fabulous and the overall atmosphere was great.

To all food lovers I would definitely recommend this golden gem!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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Food5
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Value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 11 October 2017

Exceptional food, service and presentation!
Fantastic dining experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic
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Food5
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Service2
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·Dined on 6 October 2017

The food was delicious and the wine was excellent. The sommelier did a great job selecting wines to pair with all of our courses, and was very pleasant as well. Couple of critiques- the rest of the staff needs re-training. We had an array of staff showing up at various points to take orders/bring food/clear/etc.. and it was sort of unclear who was doing what or had which roles. Our waitress was oddly unprepared for basic questions about the menu, never introduced herself, and...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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Food5
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·Dined on 5 October 2017

This was our first time at the Bridge Room and despite my very high expectations, the restaurant delivered on all accounts - and then some more. Food was out of this world - amazingly presented and beautiful flavours.

We were most impressed with the level of service and how the staff interacted with us - always with a keen eye on empty glasses to fill up or plates to clear.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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Food5
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·Dined on 3 October 2017

Great food. A unique take on quality ingredients, delivered beautifully.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Melbourne / VIC)·Dined on 29 September 2017

Outstanding food, creative and delicious with excellent service

Tags: Worth the Drive
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Food5
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·Dined on 28 September 2017

Simply wonderful experience from the quality of the food to the professional service. We had a great time and will happily return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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