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The Public Dining Room

₹₹₹₹Seafood, , International
2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9968 4880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“broccolini” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took 8 family and friends here for my wife's 70th birthday having visited Balmoral Beach many times previously and eaten at the local competition but never having eaten here. Great location, great staff, great menu and a simply excellent wine list. We had a...More

Thank smithfastjet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a truly wonderful lunch to celebrate our granddaughters birthday. The food was all delicious and the children were catered for well. The restaurant is a beautiful space to be in ,with the views of Balmoral Beach reflected in mirrors along the back wall..so...More

Thank Dianne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating here on our first night in Mosman. A little out of the way but worth the walk we thought. Reliable food, wine and service. Dependable choice for any occasion in a great spot - go before sun down or you’ll miss out...More

Thank jillyann_atherton
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite place, all year round they provide delicious food and a fantastic wines and champagne list. The view of the water helps relax and the staff are very pleasant.

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for our last night in Sydney. Fantastic service, great staff, beautiful views and an extensive range of gluten free options (most things can be made gluten free). The food was amazing! There was great communication between the wait staff, because when I told...More

Thank greysofa
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This restaurant is hard to fault. Plenty of free parking after 6.00 pm Excellent wine selection Engaging staff Sensational roast lamb shoulder Worth travelling from anywhere to enjoy the view Well done!

Thank mastermuzz
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

You can't beat Balmoral Beach for the best place to walk and dine. This restaurant is bright and airy and has an outside dining porch area. We had the barramundi special which was fantastic. Perfectly cooked with cabbage and potato side. Oysters are sold individually...More

Thank Madebes
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We went to The Public Dining Room for Let's Do Lunch and had a superb meal. Great view and excellent service. The a la carte menu looks really good so we will go back.

Thank Mal B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Book early for a window seat for a great outlook over the beach. Seafood was fresh and innovative. Great wine selection. Our service was very good.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The wait staff are quite personable and friendly when it is not too busy. They have the top champagne and the kingfish sashimi or scallops as an entree are amazing! Extensive wine list and creatively placed food on the plate when served... I’m a regular...More

Thank Daniel E
With a variety of outdoor attractions, the
sophisticated harbour suburb of Mosman has something
for everyone. Shoppers can stroll Military Road for
its unique offering of antiques, designer labels, and
hip restaurants and cafes. Nature lovers can take in
spectacular bushwalks like the Taronga to Balmoral
walk, while families can enjoy snorkeling in the
sheltered beaches of Balmoral Beach or scuba diving at
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4 May 2016|
Response from Luke8012 | Property representative |
Hi dear guest, BYO is only allowed on every Wednesday. Hope to see you there soon. Luke, Restaurant Manager,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Mosman>  > Mosman
  • Neighbourhood: Mosman
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9968 4880
  • E-mail
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