Yes, we are open for take away and sit down!​​​


Enjoy an idyllic location to pick up a take away or

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 freshly roasted on the premises and 

served by trained baristas.



We are open 7 days

Monday to Thursdays we offer an all-day menu from 8.30am to 3.00pm, coffee until 3.30pm

Friday 8.30-11.45 Breakfast menu and Lunch 11.45-3.00 Coffee until 3.30pm 

Saturday and Sunday 8.30-11.45 Breakfast menu and Lunch 11.45-3.30 Coffee until 4.00pm

We also offer a wonderful selection of catering options and a take home menu to enjoy on your boat or at home.

Please note, some of the large catering options require 48 hours notice.

We recommend booking ahead if you can. You can online HERE or call us on 02 9457 9011.

Maximum number on one table is 10.

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Make a Bistro Booking

We also take bookings for tables,

simply call us on 02 9457 9011 or

book directly below


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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.


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.


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How's the weather today in Sydney's boating paradise?

With our own beautiful eco system, we find the weather at the Marina is often very different to the rest of Sydney.

Check out a snap shot of our weather in real time

Special Occasions

If you are looking for a truly unique venue for a wedding, birthday or other special occasion

we can cater for these in the evenings.

We have ample parking and of course the option to arrive by boat.


If you would like to know about our evening events, simply sign up your email below and we will invite you to exclusive events and update you on exciting new menu items.

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