Three Blue Ducks
The story of Three Blue Ducks all started here in Bronte. Helmed by a trio of former fine dining chefs, the café serves innovative, modern Australian food that shines the spotlight on local produce. It even has its own garden with herbs, vegetables and a chicken coop for eggs. On weekends, there’s almost always a wait, but it’s worth it.
The Bogey Hole Cafe
A local favourite, the Bogey Hole Café is named after Bronte’s famous rock pool, and it captures the suburb’s vibe perfectly. The space is airy and light-filled, with colourful walls, beach paintings, and unparalleled views of the real thing. The menu features a bunch of simple yet moreish dishes: think eggs benedict, avo smash, and banana crepes for breakfast (which runs all day – score!), then prawn tacos and veggie burgers for lunch. There’s also a daily spread of freshly ...
Located in the thick of the bustling Bronte Road strip, Café Salina is bright and breezy spot. Thanks to glass doors, the café spills out onto the street so patrons can enjoy the salty air and excellent people-watching. It’s a great place to go to if you’re feeling virtuous – the menu is mostly healthy, with a few well-chosen indulgences.
Broth Bar and Larder
The brainchild of a health coach, Soulla Chamberlain of Star Anise Organics, Broth Bar and Larder shines a spotlight on the benefits of broth, and it does it in a creative way. Along with steaming bowls of soup and chicken broth, it also offers a range of smoothies and raw treats you’d never guess contained bone broth. Sure, it’s unusual, but half the fun of healthy eating is experimenting, so give it a try! There's also a small (maximum four ...
Favoloso Cafe Deli Store
A slice of Italy in Bronte, Favoloso is a local go-to. The Sicilian-inspired café has a lot going for it: a sun-drenched corner location, authentic food, incredible coffee, and a friendly feel. Do as the locals do and go in the morning for a caffeine fix and crunchy panini.
The Corner House
Run by the same guys behind Panama House, Corner House knows exactly what locals want: a relaxed, casual atmosphere, simple and seasonal food, and space to move around. The dining room dishes up fancier Italian fare, while the upstairs bar is all about pizzas, cocktails, charcuterie and cheese boards. There’s also an outdoor area that beckons on balmy nights.
Totti’s, Merivale’s new casual Italian concept at The Royal, serves up hand-crafted pastas, meats and classic Italian cocktails in a relaxed eatery, courtyard and bar on Bondi Road. Led by two heavy-hitting chefs, Mike Eggert and Khan Danis, the menu is fun, simple and delicious, suited to all ages and designed to share. The front end is built around Italian-style flatbread, cooked to order and accompanied by small plates of local and housemade charcuterie, Italian cheese and seasonal fruits. Drinks ...
Up South Bondi
A prime corner location with head turning street art, you can’t miss Up South. Formerly known as Bondi @2026 this brunch spot has a great vibe. The streetside tables are a great place to sample one of their wholesome smoothies and inventive brekkies. Their motto is 'there is no love sincerer than the love of food', and eating here couldn't make that any more true..
Anything you order at Laurie’s Vegetarian is guaranteed to be brimming with goodness. There’s limited seating, so you’re better off popping in to order from the simple menu on your way home. If you’re craving something sweet, try one of the vegan desserts – they're really yummy!
François Artisan Baker
This French bakery serves up bread straight from the oven as well as all sorts of buttery, delicious goodness, such as pastries and tarts. All of which pairs nicely with your coffee of choice. The pastry chef and owner, Francois Galand, is French-trained and it shows in his attention to detail.
The TinPin Bakery
There is something quite homely about this Bondi bakery. From the rustic interiors to the old school furniture, The TinPin Bakery really sets the scene for its baked goods. It’s a meeting place for locals, and why wouldn’t it be with its hearty breakfasts and speciality coffee.
Vegan Lebanese Street Food
The world’s first vegan Lebanese restaurant dishes up delicious fast-food, but not as you know it. What is traditionally a meat-heavy cuisine, the guys here have created innovative twists on Lebanese classics. Carnivores and vegos alike will love the healthy and fresh flavours, without missing the meat. For an epic plant-based spread, order the falafels, kibbe, kafta or mixed plate. Vegan Lebanese Street Food have the whole planet-friendly menu down pat, they also have eco-friendly packaging and a waste-free philosophy. ...
Society Pizzeria Di Catania Bondi
Located on the Bondi Junction end of the strip, this teeny-tiny pizzeria dishes up authentic wood-fired pizzas to the masses, who often spill out on the footpath. The team of pizzaiolos know what they’re doing, so anything you order is guaranteed to be good. Gluten-free dough is also available.
Bennett St Dairy
This trendy cafe is a local go-to, thanks to its specialty coffee, farm-to-table food, and generous servings. The seating may be limited at Bennett St Dairy, but if you can, nab a seat on the wooden counter or a streetside table, soak up the sunshine and indulge in some serious people-watching.
XS Espresso Bondi
Now calling Bondi Beach home, XS Espresso has opened up their decadent dessert bar ready to satisfy all your sweet tooth cravings. This latest venture is XS fourth’s instalment and they’re ready to show the locals what the fuss is all about. Specialising in all things extravagant, XS Espresso has you covered from waffles and crepes, to dessert pizzas and their signature loaded shakes - try the Golden Gaytime if you’re looking for something extra. Couple that with chic interiors ...
XS Espresso Bondi
Calling Bondi Beach home, XS Espresso has their decadent dessert bar ready to satisfy all your sweet tooth cravings. This latest venture is XS fourth’s instalment and they’re ready to show the locals what the fuss is all about. Specialising in all things extravagant, XS Espresso has you covered from waffles and crepes, to dessert pizzas and their signature loaded shakes - try the Golden Gaytime if you’re looking for something extra. Couple that with chic interiors and you have ...