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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Lounge
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“No better spot! Local hang out, right on the water, good times, yummy food. ”
  • 287 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“North Bondi Fish - There are very few venues in Sydney that are truly beachfront, but North Bondi Fish is in as close in proximity to Bondi Beach as the grassy knoll. As you walk in there’s sand on the doorstep – this isn’t decorative, it’s just what happens when you’re 12 metres away from one of the world’s most popular shorelines. Given it’s prime NoBo position, this bright and breezy seafood palace has been the spot for many long lunches since it opened back in 2013.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Bar
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“Hotel Ravesis - There are four ways to drink at Hotel Ravesis – post-swim, downstairs with a cold schooner or cider; late night on a packed dancefloor with a vodka lime and soda or bubbles; on the side balcony with a crisp rosé (which they've got on tap here) that'll match the facade's pink paint job; or on the front balcony, perhaps exploring more of the wine list or diving into the fruit-heavy cocktail menu. ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Open for Lunch and dinner. The Sushi here is beautiful . The View is amazing .”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bar
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“The best view of Bondi beach with cheap drinks and good food. Join other Bondi locals to watch the latest footy game or watch the sun set over a few drinks. They also have a great trivia night.”
  • 149 locals recommend
Café
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“It’s like your private dining room :-) Located literally downstairs! They have really good selection of menu! Pretty famous for brunch, especially weekends! And for dinner they also very popular especially their fish pie!! Renounce for it and people come from all over the place for this infamous fish pie 🥧 ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Excellent staff, excellent food, excellent atmosphere. Great destination for a dinner for two or for small to medium groups, highly recommended. You must try one of their signature cocktails!”
  • 92 locals recommend
Café
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“Probably my favourite eatery in Bondi - delicius food and a cool relaxed but buzzy place to hang out. Its brilliant for breakast and lunch as well as dinner Tip - book for dinner”
  • 87 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Bondi Hardware - Good tunes, mini hot dogs and a kick-arse Hardware Maria made with a splash of beetroot juice and a sesame-salt rim are reasons enough to visit this Bondi bar set up in the old Thrifty Link Hardware store.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Bills - Why Granger waited up till now to open in Bondi is a total mystery. The queue’s a mile long, but nobody seems to care – partly because it’s a scene in itself waiting for a table and everyone seems to know each other, and partly because the turnaround is unusually quick. It's even easier if you pop in for dinner and order miso salmon, a high-end schnitzel or something off the barbecue menu. ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Modern Australian cuisine in a light-filled space with wood-panelling, sea views & a casual vibe.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Think of Neighbourhood, the Bondi bar offering excellent cocktails in fairly modest surrounds, as the late, great Bayswater Brasserie in board shorts. It’s quite a team knocking around in the 100 capacity space. Panama and the Corner House’s Josh Evans is behind the snacks menu and Simon McGoram (last seen at Gardel’s Bar) is on the cans.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Order the Woodsman This little café up the north end is very popular, but also very good at dealing with the queues outside on weekends. Order the ‘Woodsman’ even if you earned your breakfast by splashing about in the water rather than felling sequoias. There is no room for sides when you’re facing down a dish of two golden squares of polenta cake, pan-fried mixed mushrooms, a swipe of goat’s curd and a soft boiled egg rolled in dukkah. Feeling dusty? Add a Bloody Mary. It’s basically a meal in itself, with cucumber, celery, pickles, tomatoes and lemon as a garnish.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Bar
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“China Diner offers a cross-pollination of Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. They're doing a menu that’s been designed with big groups in mind, which might explain the caveat at the bottom of the snacks section. And that is ‘a minimum order of two per item’. There are Vietnamese sandwiches (the smoked tofu with pickled carrot, cucumber and coriander is the winner here) and sticky, sweet Malaysian-style Marmite chicken wings. Puffy and addictive rice crackers flecked with seaweed go strangely well with a side of Cantonese-style pickled red cabbage.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Harrys - Forget everything you think you know about cured fish – at this beautifully appointed café in North Bondi they are curing, smoking and dry aging their salmon in house and the result is ribbons of smoky, pink fish that has a proper meatiness about it. They lay the fish like shingles over toast topped with a dill yoghurt, with a fresh tangle of bitter leaves, cherry tomatoes and shaved fennel on the side. A squeeze of lemon juice and freshly ground pepper and that’s a five-star start to your day right there.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“A personal favourite and a huge hit with the locals. Sean’s is freshness, simplicity and fun on a plate – it’s the antidote to every bad meal you’ve ever had. Chef and owner Sean Moran cooks his own food his own way. And has done since he opened the restaurant in 1993. The restaurant looks straight out over Bondi Beach – it’s some of the best real estate in the country. The breezy coastal friendliness, the welcoming room and the fiercely produce-driven menu (very often specials will change depending on the week, or even the day) is an all-seasons win. Make sure to book ahead for some of Sean's beautiful farm grown produce right across from the beach. ”
  • 80 locals recommend