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The Boathouse Palm Beach

Governor Philip Park, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9974 5440
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“burger” (47 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Governor Philip Park, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We frequent the Boathouse in Balmoral quiet frequently and went up to the Palm Beach location for the second time last weekend. The food is exceptional. Great variety, consistently and perfectly executed (which is incredible given that they seem to be constantly busy!) and able...More

Thank MMCSydney
Reviewed yesterday

Went here for brunch. No reservations but we were lucky enough to nab a table on the deck. Really nice being on the water. A bit of a queue to get food but generous serves and very good when it arrived. A bit pricey but...More

Thank windmilltop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to dine surrounded by the beauty that Pittwater has to offer. Whether here for just a refreshment or breakfast or lunch The boathouse offers a variety of food on its simple menu. Best avoided on weekends as it gets stupidly busy. Weekday or...More

Thank Juggy333
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten breakfast here a couple of times and it is a fabulous spot to enjoy. One of Sydney's nicest and worth the drive up. It's busy, but it's a relaxed venue and everyone's there to enjoy the setting and the great food. Set right...More

Thank BondiRescued
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had awesome food in such a beautiful setting. The restaurant is almost in the water. We saw a beautiful sunset from there. It has awesome mini cakes, must try the orange cake.

Thank Aparna G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff in this often busy restaurant. Good healthy food, large portions, and a fantastic view. No bookings, but worth the wait.

Thank serena m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch on the water, tranquil views all around, delicious and generous burgers , hard to find a better spot.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee won't disappoint you. I am a daily regular here. Outstanding food and exceptional service. Sit within the boat house by Sydney's pittwater. Plenty of paid parking available. Views as far as you can see. Burn off your meal with a walk up to...More

Thank Libby W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This café has the best location and is superb on a sunny day. The service is excellent despite the crowds. The food is delicious, I particularly enjoyed the fish with cauliflower. It is busy and noisy yet has a great vibe. I do find lining...More

Thank tripellen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful location. Especially on a autumn glorious day. A busy and popular venue. Service efficient and timely. All meals enjoyed. I had the burger which was very nice but tricky to eat. Great chips. The small cakes were yummy.

Thank K2K62
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Jane L
Can i bring my dog?
May 17, 2017|
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Response from fionakt | Reviewed this property |
I think to get to the outdoor seating section you have to go into the restaurant. there were no dogs when I was there
Yvonne T
Is there close by parking for disabled
April 11, 2017|
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Response from DDTravellerSydney | Reviewed this property |
There is, but the spots might not be free. My advice? If you need close parking be ready with Plan B in case you can't park close. Or go with someone who can drop you at the front and then park. There is a ramp at the side... More
Do you have gluten-free options?
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Yan669902 | Reviewed this property |
Yes :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Governor Philip Park, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Pittwater  >  Palm Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9974 5440
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The Boathouse Palm Beach is set on Pittwater in Sydney's Palm Beach. Established in 2008, The Boathouse features world class water views, abundant floral and produce displays, and The Boathouse interior styling. With a fresh, modern Australian menu designed by The Boathouse chefs, The Boathouse is known to locals for its seaside charm and casual waterside dining.