61. Celsius Coffee Co
Commuter Wharf, Holbrook Avenue, Kirribilli NSW 2061
If you’re looking for a great coffee spot with a stunning view, Celsius Coffee Co at Kirribilli is definitely worth checking out. This charming cafe has a cosy and friendly vibe and is situated right on the water, so you can relax and watch the ferries and boats go by while sipping on your coffee.
The coffee here is delicious and they have a great selection of food if you’re feeling hungry. Plus, the staff are super friendly and always happy to help. There’s also a tempting selection of baked goods on offer, so be sure to save room for dessert!
87 The Grand Parade, Brighton Le Sands NSW 2216
Nestled across the beach at Brighton le Sands, Neptune’s Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a meal with friends and family. The menu features a wide variety of seafood dishes, as well as traditional Mediterranean staples such as pizza and pasta.
The restaurant has a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, and the staff are always on hand to offer advice and recommendations.
Neptune’s is licensed and offers a range of cocktails including favourites such as cosmopolitans, martinis and mojitos as well as beer and wine and for non drinkers delicious mocktails.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two or a fun night out with friends, Neptune’s is sure to please.
63. Thelma & Louise
1 Hayes Street, Neutral Bay NSW 2089
Thelma & Louise Cafe is a great spot for breakfast and lunch. The cafe is located right on the water and overlooks Hayes beach. The food is simple but delicious and the service is friendly and helpful.
Most of the tables are located inside, however there is some seating on the balcony, but regardless of where you are sitting, you can enjoy the stunning water views.
On a sunny day, there’s nothing better than sitting out on the balcony with a coffee and a good book. If you’re looking for a relaxed and affordable restaurant in Neutral Bay, Thelma & Louise Cafe is definitely worth checking out.
64. Pavillion Beachfront
Marine Parade, Maroubra NSW 2035
The Pavilion restaurant at Maroubra Beach is a great place to enjoy delicious food and beautiful views of the beach. I was expecting simple cuisine, but was pleasantly surprised by the flavours of the dishes.
The Pavilion offers a wide variety of menu options including steamed dumplings, cauliflower gratin, pil pil prawns, salad bowls, burgers, pasta and so much more.
The service was attentive and polite, and the staff went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable and happy with our meal.
The Pavilion is licensed and the perfect place to enjoy a meal with friends or family, or to simply relax and take in the stunning views of Maroubra Beach. Highly recommend!
65. Botanic House
1 Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
Botanic House is a unique dining experience located in Sydney’s renowned Royal Botanic Gardens. With stunning views of the gardens and pond, plus glimpses of Sydney Harbour, the setting alone makes it worth a visit – and the cuisine certainly doesn’t disappoint.
Offering a range of delicious Modern Australian dishes inspired by nature, Botanic House serves up an array creative delights with seasonally available ingredients and specialties from land and sea. From lunch to intimate dinners, you’re sure to find a menu item that captures your taste buds at this one-of-a-kind restaurant.
66. The Surf Deck
1064 Pittwater Rd, Collaroy NSW 2097
If you’re looking for a great place to relax and enjoy some delicious food, then the recently renovated Surf Deck café on Collaroy Beach is just the spot! With a beachfront location and a menu that offers tasty tacos, pizzas, burgers and much more, this seaside café is an ideal spot to relish in the stunning scenery while indulging in mouthwatering treats. The warm and inviting atmosphere makes it even more attractive – whether you are planning to have coffee, breakfast or lunch with your family or friends, you will definitely love the vibe here.
67. The Brightside by Nine Yards
1 Surfview Rd, Mona Vale NSW 2103
Located right on Mona Vale Beach, the new Brightside by Nine Yards café is a foodie haven. With a wide array of inventive dishes, delicious drinks and stunning views, it has become a go-to spot for locals and visitors. Whether you are in the mood for simple comfort food or want to try something exotic, there’s something for everyone on the menu.
68. Wanda Beach Cafe
2 Marine Esplanade, Cronulla NSW 2230
Located on the grounds of Wanda Beach Surf Life Saving Club, Wanda Beach cafe is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Overlooking the crystal blue waters and white sand of Wanda Beach, it provides a haven for visitors to unwind and relax in peaceful tranquillity. The casual cafe serves a selection of Aussie favourites including wraps, toasties and salads as well as delicious coffee, milkshakes and smoothies. You can enjoy the wonderful atmosphere while having a meal or sipping a drink on the open terrace.
69. Bianchini’s Espresso
80 Mitchell Rd, Cronulla NSW 2230
For the perfect cup of espresso, Bianchini’s at Cronulla is the place to go. The cafe not only features absolutely stunning beach views, it also has experienced baristas and high-quality espresso beans to ensure each cup of coffee you make is full of flavor. In addition to regular espresso, Bianchini’s also serves cappuccinos, macchiatos, lattes, iced coffees, and so much more. If you’re feeling a little extra hungry during your trip there, I recommend the grilled chicken wrap or the zucchini and carrot fritters.
70. Next Door
4/6 Kingsway, Cronulla NSW 2230
A trip to the Next Door Cafe at Cronulla is well worth it. Right on North Cronulla Beach, the cafe offers sublime views and a perfect spot for a relaxing afternoon. With plenty of shade and comfortable indoor and outdoor seating, this restaurant is equipped for a delicious meal no matter whether you’re there for breakfast, lunch, brunch or anything in between. If you don’t have time to stay out and appreciate the atmosphere, there’s an option for takeaway. I highly recommend the King Prawn Spaghettini or the Dark Chocolate Brownie if you are after something sweet. And if you are after a liquid lunch, you will find a selection of delicious cocktails.
71. Sea Level
2 Kingsway, Cronulla NSW 2230
If you’re looking to take a break from the everyday routine and experience beautiful views along with modern Australian-Cuisine that is influenced by French & Italian cooking (with a focus on seafood), then the Sea Level Restaurant at Cronulla is where you want to go. Their constant supply of the freshest produce means you will always get seasonal dishes, so each visit brings something new. Can’t go wrong with their superior quality food & wine, plus trusted friendly & efficient service; it’s dining out without ever needing to leave home.
Ivana Katz is a Sydney based website designer and travel blogger. Having her own business has given her the freedom to explore the world. She believes travel is the best teacher and her passion for adventure, writing and photography has taken her and her son to some amazing places, including Hawaii, Canada, Fiji, Greece and Czech Republic. Ivana’s favourite thing about travelling is learning, discovering hidden gems and creating memories. She loves nothing more than inspiring other women to chase their dreams and explore the world with their families and friends.