We offer you eat in and take away service
Enjoy an idyllic location to eat breakfast or lunch by the water, pick up a take away for a picnic or during your walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National park near Turramurra, or pull in on your boat.
We have weatherproof and open shaded waterfront tables so you can sit by the water in Sydney’s North Shore at Waterside Bistro.
Located within the impressive yet welcoming Empire Marina Bobbin Head in the pristine
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, our location is second to none.
Our location allows you to grab a takeaway on your walk/cycle/kayak or for your picnic in the park, on your way to your boat, when out on your boat,
or enjoy breakfast or lunch with us overlooking the water.
Our menu is tasty and generous in portions, and our coffee is created with love
by trained baristas.
We are open 7 days
Monday to Thursdays we offer an all-day menu from 8.30am to 3.00pm, coffee and cake until 3.30pm
Friday 8.30-11.45 Breakfast menu and Lunch 11.45-3.00 Coffee and cake until 3.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8.30-11.45 Breakfast menu and Lunch 11.45-3.30 Coffee until 4.00pm
Please note we do not take cash
We can also help with picnic packs for your boat or to have in the park
Please note, some of the large catering options require minimum 48 hours notice
Please also note your booking MAY be limited to 90 minutes in duration if we are busy.
We limit our online bookings so if we are booked out online call us just in case we can fit you in.
You can book online HERE or call us on 02 9457 9011.
Make a Bistro Booking
We have plenty of seating outside by the water so we hope
you'll visit to enjoy your own waterfront dining experience
in Sydney. These tables are not booked so may be
available if our bookings are full.
We also take bookings for tables,
simply call us on 02 9457 9011 or
book directly below.
Please note larger table bookings will require a deposit to be paid.
We can't wait to see you!
Casual berths are limited but sometimes available to stay for breakfast or lunch and you can even pay a fee and stay overnight in your boat to attend one of our special evening events if we have availability.
As the marina is so popular though, we recommend arranging well ahead, not on the day of your visit.
We recommend you book these well ahead by calling the marina on 02 9457 9011.
Order Ahead With Our New App
You can also use our app so that you can order lunch or breakfast from the park or your boat and then pick up when ready to ensure there are not too may ordering at the bistro at any one time.
Simply search in the App store or Google Play
for “Waterside Bistro” and download.
We also offer 10 pts in our loyalty programme on our app for every $1 spent so that you can build credit with us.
OUR COVID POLICY
We have stringent practices in place for hygiene and social distancing for Covid 19 and ask that you pay by card, we do not accept cash. Please respect the rules and remain at appropriate distances, in appropriate numbers as
You can order ahead on our App to avoid waiting for your order in the bistro area and we recommend using our ME&U ordering system on the tables for the quickest and most Covid safe way of ordering.
Fresh white professionally laundered tablecloths are provided for each guest for your safety and we have strict Covid 19 hygiene policies in place. Some things because of all of the regulations will take longer than usual – like seating you at a table after other guests have left - we thank you for your patience and understanding as we all do our best to make sure you are safe. Covid can also occasionally affect our staff numbers without notice so please be kind to the ones that are there, they are doing their best.