Public Dining Room is another great eatery of Balmoral, near to the Bather's Pavilion and the Boathouse; it is sophisticated with an amazing and equally amazing views and has a perfect dining atmosphere and fine dining experience.

Public Dining Room provides exceptional modern food with seafood as a speciality and the presentation always on-point. The decor has a modern, minimalist providing a relaxed space complimented by the ocean views. View their menu here.

Suited For

The restaurant is perfectly suited for couples wanting a romantic meal or for special occasions with friends, or corporate events and functions. It's a very popular venue for wedding receptions and they cater for this extremely well. Public Dining Room is open for lunch every day from 12pm and for dinner every day but Sundays from 6.00pm. They also serve breakfast Saturdays and Sundays from 8am.

Price Range (as a guide)

Starters: $25
Mains: $40
Meal for 2: $150

Getting There

Getting to Balmoral is pretty easy. If you're coming by bus, there's are a few options.

  • Catch the 248 bus from the city and it will drop you right at the beach.
  • Get a ferry from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo and then catch the 238 bus.
  • Get a ferry from the City to Mosman South Wharf, then catch a 233 bus.



If you're coming by car, there is paid parking right on the Esplanade at the southern end of the beach. It's around $6 for the first 2 hours and $6 per hour after. Street parking is also available at $8 per hour. One last option is find free street parking outside of the area and then catch the Mosman Rider, a free bus, which will take you right into Balmoral.

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