Doyles on the Wharf, Watsons Bay

Doyles on the Wharf at Watsons Bay stands testament that fish and chips always taste better when you eat them by the sea.

Doyles Fishermans Wharf, Watsons Bay
Doyles on the Wharf, Watsons Bay

The takeaway shack is located near the ferry’s jetty and the Watsons Bay Hotel and offers indoor and outdoor seating. Your order from the large menu and pay, and once your number is called you can choose to eat at its indoors or outdoors premises, or anywhere along the park.

Doyles Fishermans Wharf, Watsons Bay
Seating Area

Not everything is fried and you can choose from a selection of fish and seafood from the grill, such as grilled barramundi, salmon and sole, indulge in a hot seafood platter for two or choose something light such as king prawn salad and pacific oysters.

Doyles Fishermans Wharf, Watsons Bay
Fish and Chips with a View

Expect long queues on weekends and hot days but once your number s called, there is nothing left to do but choose your spot and tuck in while keeping an eye out for hungry seagulls.

Doyles on the Wharf
Watsons Bay Wharf
Watsons Bay, NSW

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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.


  • “fish and chips always taste better when you eat them by the sea”
    this doesn’t say much about doyles .
    I went there recently with a group age between 35-50 about 11 people and the general vibe was that it was a bit ordinary .