About Life Cammeray
A wholefood store and café that stocks it shelves with natural, organic, ethical and sustainable food, as well as eco-friendly household products. Their indoor-outdoor café offers guilt-free breakfast and lunch options, with a huge selection of fresh juices, smoothies and quenchers. Before running off, grab a healthy snack from inside.
The authority on culinary good taste, Simmone Logue’s Cammeray deli-café is an homage to impeccable food. Good luck prying your eyes away from the glass cabinet lined with treats, let alone departing the store without armfuls of edible souvenirs. But there is no need to rush, stay awhile because their café offering is seriously good.
The Balmoral Beach Kiosk
The Balmoral Beach Kiosk is not so much of a conveniently located takeaway joint as it is a community institution. It's the only place on Balmoral Beach open everyday of the year! These guys know how to satisfy the hordes of hungry people who frequent the adjacent Balmoral ocean pool.
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.
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.
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.
The Boathouse Balmoral Beach
For alfresco dining beside the sea, The Boathouse in Balmoral literally juts out over the water. It’s heaving on weekends, and for good reason; the rustic chic, beach shack vibe comes complete with good food and incredible waterfront views. They don’t take reservations, so get in early for a table outside.On Thursday the 8th of November, all Boathouse venues (Balmoral, Shelly Beach and Palm Beach) will be offering diners a complimentary glass of prosecco to celebrate their 10th birthday!
Lil Lane Eatery
The latest café to open up on Longueville Road, Lil Lane Eatery is all about quality brews and friendly service. Serving up a range of specialty coffees, cc: cold brew, pour over and espresso, the Five Senses beans keep the locals coming back for more. In terms of the menu expect delicious brunch style bites with a Japanese twist. Also can't forget to mention the binge-worthy Butterbing cookie sandwiches – totally moreish.
Pasture of Balmoral
Pasture of Balmoral, located just up from the sandy shoreline of Balmoral Beach, offers up a seasonal menu curated by acclaimed chef, Justin Naudi. Boasting impressive views and an extensive menu, it’s easy to see why it’s quickly become the North Shore’s most popular hangout. A ‘pasture to plate’ philosophy underpins every dish, including the truffled eggs with pecorino shavings and truffle oil as well as the confit pork belly with apple. The space itself evokes effortless relaxed beach living ...
Located on Military Road, this is the second outpost of the famed Brookvale bakery. The Lower North Shore carb-lovers line up to get their fix of mouth-watering Berkelo sourdough, but this isn't your regular loaf. It's wholesome and honest – no refined sugars, artificial sweeteners, bleached or commercial flours. Grab it to go, or stay a while and enjoy it with house churned butter and heirloom honey.
A lush oasis in the heart of Lane Cove, The Alcott looks after all your dining needs. On the food front, their Mediterranean-leaning share plates deliver on flavour, whilst their dedicated spritz bar will quench your thirst in the most delicious way possible. Make sure to snag a seat on the cosy terrace – complete with fairy-lights and blankets.
Jack & Co Northwood
Not your average servo coffee here! Jack and Co is bringing a new kind of convenience to the Longueville peninsula. In a complete contrast to your regular petrol station, they make gourmet sandwiches, serve freshly ground coffee made by baristas and freshly squeeze orange juice in front of your eyes. They even bake their bread in house each morning.
The Riverview deli is probably the only corner store we’ve ever seen with a chandelier in it, which is a reflection of the up-market area in which it resides. Located on York’s Corner in Riverview, this convenience shop has been serving locals for years, with their gourmet sandwiches, coffee and pantry staples.
The Social Room.
Social Room café is exactly that, it’s a social space perfect for catching up with friends over an insta-worthy meal. Photos aside, the space is so aesthetically pleasing you'll feel relaxed just being there. Think white walls, white tiles and fiddle-leaf-figs atop wooden benches. On the food front think dessert-like breakfasts adorned with edible flowers.
The North Spoon
This white-washed, sun-drenched café in Blue’s Point is open and inviting, with a canopy of hanging green foliage creating a lush brunch destination. The indoor/outdoor terrace has bifold windows which are always wide open and perfect for people watching on a lazy Sunday morning. The menu is anything but lazy though, with effort being put into every item from the savoury and sweet French toast to the poached eggs.
The Owls Cafe
Listen very carefully at The Owls café, because the food speaks for itself. Creative and innovative dishes are served in picture-perfect style alongside quirky owl-themed décor. Menu items are playful such as the Get F.A.T, a sourdough number with fetta, avocado and tomato.
Charlie & Franks
Good quality burgers are teamed with ethically sourced coffee which make the office workers of North Sydney flood into this hip hangout come lunchtime. You'll find their Pablo & Rustys blend used in your espresso shot or if you’re after another type of shot, try their cold-pressed tonics for a dose of health.
Gin lovers will find their spiritual home at this café come gin sanctuary. The coffee by day, gin bar by night concept means that the menu turns from poached eggs to pulled pork sliders come 5pm. The atmosphere is that of a retro milkbar, with vintage collectibles and tasteful op-shop finds.