Sydney Restaurants - Outdoor dining

The historic wharf at Woolloomooloo offers stylish outdoor dining with spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy delicious Italian delicacies at Otto. Try artful Indian dishes, such as lamb cutlets hot from the tandoor oven, at Aki's

Also on the wharf you will find Manta Restaurant, known for superb seafood such as the Mediterranean-style roasted John Dory. The award-winning China Doll offers an innovative menu of modern Asian food and cocktails.

Finger Wharf, Woolloomooloo

Experience the iconic views of Bondi Beach from the famous balconies of Bondi's Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, where you can experience uninterrupted views and Italian-inspired cuisine.

In nearby Coogee, you will also find the Coogee Pavilion Rooftop Bar. Relax with a Mai Tai or Pina Coladas and enjoy grilled lamb skewers, crunchy flatbreads sprinkled with spices and other treats from the Mediterranean-inspired menu. 

For those wishing to settle into a long afternoon of views, cocktails and the warm bustle of a friendly crowd, the Beach Club and the Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel are great waterside venues in Sydney's beautiful Eastern Suburbs. Enjoy superb waterfront views with great seafood and a relaxed ambience. 

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

On the beautiful northern beaches, Manly's 1933-built bathing pavilion is now home to The Bistro at Manly Pavilion

Perched over the water, this eatery combines Mediterranean dishes with amazing views out to the harbour and its dramatic headlands.

Nearby, Hugo’s Manly makes the most of the panoramas from Manly Wharf with luxurious outdoor seating and plenty of window tables inside. Enjoy the view over an Italian-inspired dish from the menu. 

Hugos, Manly

Located on the waters edge of Darling Harbour, only a short walk from the city centre and with magnificent views of the city's skyline, Harbourside also offers a unique outdoor dining experience.

Sit back, relax and enjoy Harbourside view of the water and city. You can even watch the fireworks every Saturday night, overlooking the city skyline. With retail stores open from 10am to 9pm, Harbourside also offers late night shopping every night.