Walsh Bay Food and wine

Highlights

A short walk from The Rocks, Walsh Bay is a splendid location to enjoy a signature Sydney attraction - waterside dining. Stylish bars and quality restaurants are on heritage-listed finger wharves on Sydney Harbour, offering postcard views of one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world.

  • Petuna sea trout at The Gantry, Image The Gantry, Omid Daghighi
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge and Pier 23, Image James Horan

Harbourside dining in Walsh Bay

For delicious waterside dining and world-class performances, Walsh Bay is a memorable destination near The Rocks. Savour delicious food on heritage-listed finger wharves on Sydney Harbour. Before and after a show, enjoy elegant wines and exquisite cocktails at bars with gorgeous harbour views.

Walsh Bay is home to theatres and performance spaces, quality restaurants and charming bars, as well as a marina and Pier One Sydney Harbour, a boutique hotel. The Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Dance Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs are in Walsh Bay.

Check out the dazzling events calendar, reserve your seats for a performance, and book a table at one of the mouth-watering restaurants in this vibrant arts precinct. The Gantry on Pier One creates Modern Australian cuisine using fresh season produce. The bar offers marvellous harbour vistas.

Walsh Bay Piers - Image James Horan

For more splendid harbour views, try the Theatre Bar at the End of Wharf on Pier 4/5. The Sydney Dance Lounge is also on this wharf. Along Hickson Road are more delightful spots to eat and drink, including Fratelli Fresh's Cafe Sopra, Hickson’s Food and Wine, and Seawall Restaurant and Bar.

Walk up the staircase near the Roslyn Packer Theatre to Millers Point, where you’ll find colonial pubs Lord Nelson Brewery and Hero of Waterloo and a luxury hotel, The Langham. Next to Barangaroo Reserve is Hotel Palisade, dating back to 1915. The rooftop bar Harry Deane offers stunning views.

  1. Seawall Restaurant & Bar

    Smack bang on the waterfront with direct views of the Walsh Bay pier, the owners of Seawall have pulled on some of Sydney's finest food talents to help bring to life the idea of paired back, rustic, harbourside luxury...

  2. Simmer Cafe

    Sydneysiders love nothing more than to sit back in the summer sun with the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House in the background sipping on an ice cold drink or freshly ground coffee. Tempting right? This picture...

  3. Sydney Dance Lounge

    As dancers hurry in and out from the spacious studios down the corridor, the atmosphere at the Sydney Dance Lounge remains cool and collected. Set on the historical Walsh Bay precinct, the contemporary dining space...

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