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The Boathouse Palm Beach

) #1 of 12 Restaurants in Palm Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Seafood,
Governor Philip Park, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9974 5440
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Governor Philip Park, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place for lunch. A wonderful place for lunch, great gluten free options! The chocolate milkshakes were a big hit with our friends! Very busy, so arrive early to avoid disappointment

Thank Tuck31
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I visited the Boathouse for morning tea on a lovely sunny day. The setting is beautiful and there are tables outside and in. We sat inside and had a view over the water. We had a milkshake, latte and shared a carrot...More

Thank jaynic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local & haven't eaten there for over 10 years. My last meal was an egg & bacon roll, sitting on the wharf. So, recently we thought, hey let's see what why this place is so popular now. A mid-week lunch of Chicken Salad...More

Thank TerryPaula
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hate to recommend The Boathouse as it is hard to get a table there now. However, on our latest visit, it could not be faulted. Friendly, helpful staff & delicious food. The salads were outstanding, the kids loved their hamburger & chips & milkshakes....More

Thank Ookie23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a lot. Local tip is to come mid week when it's not so busy. Also the back deck bar means if it only drinks you're after no line!! Even if you stand in line for a bit, the food always comes out well....More

Thank Dean9876543210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere for lunch and coffee on the waterfront. Nice coffee and food presentation are wonderful. We went to have coffee or lunch few times and staff are always friendly too.

Thank Mayumi Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive to Palm Beach though Sydney traffic can be a challenge but on a sunny winters day all is well again when you stop and admire the scenic waterside views from on high. The Boathouse is well known by many making the trek. Food...More

Thank MJT195600
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located at the end of the golf course on the left. We had lunch and there was space on the terrace. Service was very good. Menu offers not too many choices. But the view on bay and lighthouse are overwhelming. We had...More

Thank drbertram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy. Lovely winters day stop after our walk to barrenjoey lighthouse. Found a two seater. Hint: have someone queue while the other finds a seat. Heaters all round so lovely and warm. I had the beef burger with chips. My wife had the boathouse...More

Thank Wayneaa
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you take the L90 from Wynyard or drive along the coastal beaches this restaurant is the perfect destination for a visitor to Sydney. I recommend you first take the walk along the bay beach and climb Barrenjoey Headland to the lighthouse for one of...More

Thank Malcolm060
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Jane L
17 May 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
12 April 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
1 October 2016|
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Response from Yan669902 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
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.
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