Bar Asia (Annandale)
Bar Asia dishes up authentic Asian street food in the main hub of Annandale. Their menu is teeming with classic Vietnamese and Thai flavours and they also offer gluten-free options. Take a seat in the minimalist restaurant that has cool wall art or take your meal to go.
The Annandale Hotel is one of the most iconic pubs in the Inner West and is known for its friendly and welcoming vibe.There’s always something happening at The Annandale with great tunes providing the soundtrack to a typical night at the pub. The classic pub fare has been curated by Burgers by Josh and no visit to The Annandale is complete without sampling one of their cocktails.
Booth St Bistro
Booth Street Bistro brings modern European cuisine to the streets of Annandale. This local eatery is not only known for its beautifully plated dishes but its chic interiors. Serving all-day breakfast and lunch 6 days-a-week, at dinner be sure to upgrade your experience with wine and dessert.
The Bathers' Pavilion Restaurant
A Mosman stalwart, Bathers Pavilion overlooks the picturesque Balmoral Beach and across to Manly’s North Head. The seaside esplanade is dotted with elegant dining options, yet the Pavilion holds a charm that none have successfully managed to replicate. Offering set menus of Modern European cuisine, the restaurant part of Bathers Pavilion is intimate and chic.
Public Dining Room
Nestled by the sand of Balmoral Beach, there is an inexplicably refined air about Public Dining Room. The elegant, coastal style of the restaurant along with a faultless menu of Modern Australian cuisine features plenty of seafood. Then there are the views. Floor to ceiling glass windows lookout over Balmoral Beach and the harbour.
Beach House Balmoral Restaurant & Café
This charming bar and grill on Balmoral Beach combines contemporary Italian fare with friendly and welcoming service. The space is open and bright, with floor to ceiling windows perfect for people-watching. Can't score a table? Grab one of their antipasto picnic boxes and head straight to the beach.
Radio Cairo Restaurant
For North African and Middle Eastern fusion fare, it’s hard to go past Radio Cairo in Cremorne. Everything is eclectic, from the décor to the dishes. Opposite the iconic Orpheum Cinema, the restaurant is buzzing most nights of the week, so go early to score a seat or join the post-movie debrief at the bar while you wait.
Four Frogs Creperie
Dedicated Francophiles can satiate their cravings for an authentic Crepe bretonne at Four Frogs Creperie, just off Military Road. They mill their flour on site to ensure the paper-thin delights are cooked to perfection and the extensive menu covers all basis – sweet and savoury crepes and galettes.
The Burger Shed
The Burger Shed serves fast food with a Momsan twist. The chefs here know that a burger is only as good as it’s patty, so theirs consists of a blend of grass-fed Wagyu and Angus beef. With the kitchen led by fine-dining star Justin North, these burgers are a little bit fancy.
Chiosco by Ormeggio
Chiosco is a kiosk-style cafe with nautical embellishments, water views and Italian street food. Their ‘barefoot and BYO’ attitude goes hand in hand with their Spit Bridge location. With a breakfast menu of classic Australian fare and a la carte menu featuring house-made pastas with all the trimmings, what more could you ask for?
Yachiyo Japanese Bistro Mosman
While faced with stiff competition from the reams of Japanese restaurants in neighbouring Neutral Bay, Sushi Bar Yachiyo sets itself apart not only through their impeccable array of fresh rolls, delectable aburi sushi and tempura dishes, but their signature hot-pot of wagyu or scampi options.
Woollahra’s Bistro Moncur now boasts a buzzing outpost within the much-loved walls of Mosman’s Buena Vista Hotel. Straddling Middle Head Road and Bradley’s Head Road, the Bistro offers French classics created with fresh seasonal produce. The light-filled dining spaces and understated modern décor has proved a hit with locals.
Ormeggio at The Spit
With two Chef’s Hats to its name and uninterrupted views of Middle Harbour, Ormeggio is the epitome of fine dining. The restaurant takes diners on a trip through the regions of Italy and Spain. There are four-, six- and eight-course degustation’s on offer, as well as an a la carte and vegetarian menus.
Perched in a prime location on the Esplanade at Balmoral Beach, La Repubblica is a family owned trattoria serving up traditional Italian favourites with a modern twist. They also roast their own blend of coffee daily, so it's no wonder locals flock here for their morning macchiatos.
Renowned for their High Tea, Gunners Barracks is located in Georges Heights, the Tea Room boasts views across Sydney Harbour, as well as the biggest selection of Ronnefeldts teas in the Pacific. The cakes, finger sandwiches and scones are served with tea, coffee, champagne or a cocktail.
A celebration of Mediterranean cuisine in the heart of Mosman, Grecian Blue has to be one of Mosman’s best kept secrets. Once inside, the lively atmosphere fills the room and you’ll be treated to good old fashioned Hellenic hospitality. Food wise, substantial meat options complement lighter seafood dishes and mezzes. This cooking is as good as it gets, just don’t tell your yiayia that!
Mosman’s The Fernery is a cool hangout with sweeping views of Sydney Harbour. Boasting a rooftop garden and a rosé bar, guests are spoilt for choice when entering the green oasis. Rose (obviously) takes centre stage here, in both the drinks list and food menu. Yes, some food items have been infused with rose – sounds pretty hard to pass up.
Kazzi Beach Greek
You would be excused for thinking you’ve been transported to a harbourside fishing village on one of the Greek Islands when dining at Balmoral's Kazzi Beach Greek. Located just back from the beach, this Hellenic hideaway serves Mediterranean crowd favourites to beachgoers and boaters alike.
Pizza Pesce Bene Mosman
Pizza Bene has a closely guarded family recipe for their pizzas and after dining here once, you’ll understand why it’s too good to share. Their signature thin pizza is irresistibly crispy and the topping ingredients are freshly sourced from the Rossetti’s family farm in the Southern Highlands.
Hotel Mosman, known as “The Duck” by locals serves up superior pub grub till midnight, every night. On the first-floor is an upmarket dining area called The Upperduck. Leather chairs and an outdoor terrace make for an ideal location to dig into the cheapest steak in this neck of the woods.
Middle Harbour 16' Skiff Club
Located right on the water at the Spit, Middle Harbour16ft Skiff Club boasts incredible waterfront views perfect for a lazy Sunday lunch, or you know, a wedding. Yep, this yacht club is home to Zest Weddings at the Spit, an event venue where you can celebrate in style amidst rustic boathouse interiors.