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Barrenjoey House

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$$ - $$$
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1108 Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9974 4001
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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Coming home from the beach is always nice to pop in for a bite to eat. The food is nothing out of the ordinary but it is a joy to be able to sit and have some food and the service is ok too.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very average for the cost. We are locals but have not eaten there for a while, and will not be going back anytime soon.

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Ettalong and caught the Ferry across. Hubby and I enjoyed a relaxing lunch at Barrenjoey House. Service was great, food was even better. My husband was itching for some fresh seafood, the Seafood plate did the trick (king prawns, sydney rock oysters, scallops, morton bay bugs, fresh flathead fillets lightly battered, chips). I had the Moroccan... More 

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Ettalong Beach NSW
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistently good service, atmosphere and delicious food overlooking Pittwater. What could be better? Not much! A large airy room with a beachy Morroccan influence and open to the front with its inviting view is the perfect spot to while away a few hours on a sunny Friday afternoon. They have a great value 3 courses (all from the a la... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A true waste of money, the meal was expensive and of very poor quality. We have been spoilt by our home location in the vineyards of Pokolbin and the experience of fine dining and casual cafes are amazing in true comparison. The whole experience was truly disappointing- the view though was lovely.

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avalon
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were with friends ,enjoyed some per dinner drinks in this casually elegant bar/restaurant .The meals according to me as well as all my friends were very enjoyable ,careful some entrees are duplicated in the seafood platter ,staff was competent and service efficient and friendly .Nice wine menu and large cocktail selection hostess very charming recommend to give this one... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is always great, have never been let down. We particularly enjoyed the garlic and parsley bread this visit. However some of the staff displayed a special knack of making us feel not welcome. Yes we had a three and a five year old with us, so I can understand a bit of apprehension. "Have you got a... More 

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Sydney
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having dined at Barrenjoey House a few years ago, we booked with anticipation of another amazing experience. However it fell very short of our expectations. Its certainly shifted to a casual cafe and I honestly struggled to find anything that excited me on the menu. If your looking for more high end dining in Palm Beach this is not it.... More 

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Seaforth, Australia
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This maybe a bit harsh, but the chicken breast I had was ok - no more. However, I have eaten there before and it is very good...and would return. The location and decor is fantastic, with the sun dropping in the west, and an indoor outdoor aspect. Very relaxed but very attentive service. No complaints here. My only comment is... More 

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hamburg
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Good quality ingredients Nice staff Colonial style interior but no beach view Pricie but ok for quality on offer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 75
Cuisine
Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108 Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Pittwater  >  Palm Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9974 4001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?