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Couple enjoying a meal at Bella Vista Café in North Head Sanctuary, Manly.

Places to eat and drink on Sydney Harbour

Discover a diverse range of food and beverage options across our extraordinary places on Sydney Harbour.

Whether you're looking to grab a quick coffee or to enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner, our destinations provide the perfect backdrop for your next dining experience. 

Cockatoo Island / Wareamah

Marina Café & Bar

Located alongside Camber Wharf at Cockatoo Island, this harbour-side hangout exudes country-style pub charm. Relax with a beverage or coffee in the beer garden and take advantage of a diverse menu that includes gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan options.

Cockatoo Overboard

Just a short stroll from the Cockatoo Island public ferry wharf, Cockatoo Overboard offers diners an opportunity to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner – as well as a selection of hot, cold and alcoholic refreshments – as they take in an incredible harbour view.

Chowder Bay / Gooree

Ripples Chowder Bay

Housed in the Submarine Miner’s Depot, a heritage naval building from the 19th century, Ripples at Chowder Bay offers Modern Australian dining as well as cocktails and wine in a historic, waterfront setting with views of Sydney Harbour and Clifton Gardens Reserve.



L'Heritage is an opportunity for visitors to Chowder Bay to enjoy a traditional French menu with matched wines in a heritage setting. The bistro is set within a historic naval building featuring high ceilings and panoramic views.


Drift Café Kiosk

Situated next to the scenic Bungaree Walkway at Chowder Bay, with views out across the harbour, Drift Café is a relaxed venue serving coffee as well as fresh, modern meals for breakfast and lunch.


Drift Café

The team behind Drift Café also operate a kiosk near Clifton Gardens Reserve at Chowder Bay. Located at the eastern end of the beach, Drift Café Kiosk serves sandwiches, pastries and beverages pulled from the parent venue’s menu. 


Georges Heights

Frenchy’s Café

Located in the thriving Headland Park Artist Precinct, this chic, French-themed café offers authentic Parisian brasserie food, outdoor seating with ocean views and great coffee.



Gunners Barracks

Bordered by coastal bushland on the plateau overlooking Chowder Bay, Gunners’ Barracks offers contemporary à la carte dining, high tea and unspoiled harbour views.


Middle Head / Gubbuh Gubbuh

Burnt Orange

Housed in a former Clubhouse for Mosman Golf Club, a beautifully renovated building dating back to the 1920s, Burnt Orange is a boutique restaurant at Middle Head with stunning harbour views from its wrap-around verandah.


Middle Head Café

Situated in coastal bushland at the tip of the Mosman peninsula, Middle Head Café is a pet- and family-friendly venue with sheltered decks. Gaze across the world’s best harbour as you enjoy a lazy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. The venue operates 7:30am to 3:30pm, Wednesday to Sunday, and is closed on Tuesdays and Mondays. 




North Head Sanctuary

Bella Vista Café

Located near the visitor centre at North Fort, Bella Vista Café marries traditional and modern Italian cuisine with sweeping views of Sydney Harbour. In addition to serving takeaway coffee, beverages and snacks, Bella Vista offers a popular dine-in experience.

Woolwich Dock and Parklands


Deckhouse is an award-winning café at Woolwich Dock and Parklands that pairs an inspired menu with immersive views of Sydney Harbour. Breakfast and lunch are served seven days a week and the venue also offers takeaway.

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