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 Thursday we offer an all-day menu from 8.30am to 3.00pm.
From Friday to Sunday we offer take away plus a more extensive menu for eat in 8.30 to 3.30pm with coffee and cake until just before 4.
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.
OUR COVID POLICY
We have stringent practices in place for hygiene and social distancing for Covid 19 and ask that you pay by card to avoid cash handling. Please respect the rules and remain at appropriate distances, in appropriate numbers as
If you dine with us at a table we are required to take your contact details under the current Covid 19 health order (not required for take away). Please note tables in the undercover space and inside are provided for those enjoying our eat-in menu only. Fresh white professionally laundered tablecloths are provided for each guest for your safety and as of Tuesday 9th June we shall be back to proper plates, cups and cutlery when you dine with us in the bistro. 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.
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.
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.
Make a Bistro Booking
We also take bookings for tables,
simply call us on 02 9457 9011 or
book directly below
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.