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4204 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Dimmi Score

8.7
4204 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(8.7)
Service
(8.8)
Value for money
(7.9)
Atmosphere
(9.0)
Jess Goodey

dined on Sat, 13 Oct 2018

(10)
Amazing. Food. View. Service.

dined on Sun, 7 Oct 2018

(10)
Amazing views, fresh beautiful decor, wonderful service and delicious brunch menu with great variety. My children adore the pancakes.
Hi Joanne, Thank you so much for your 'glowing' review! It's always nice to receive such positive feedback. Hope to see you and the kids back for more of those delicious pancakes sometime soon!
Mark McLoughlin, Public Dining Room responded on Mon, 15 Oct 2018

dined on Fri, 28 Sep 2018

(9)
Beautiful setting on Balmoral Beach. Food and service was excellent. We’ll definitely be back!

dined on Thu, 27 Sep 2018

(10)
Beautiful restaurant and delicious food. Service is top notch too. Highly recommended.
Hi Neisha Thanks so much for your most complimentary review! We are so pleased that you had such a positive experience and look forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon!
Mark McLoughlin, Public Dining Room responded on Mon, 1 Oct 2018

dined on Thu, 27 Sep 2018

(9)
Dined on my birthday month and was impressed with the service. The food was great and delicious. Our waiter, Mitchell was excellent. I reccomend this restaurant to anyone.
Hi Gloria, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience at Public Dining Room. I will be sure to let Mitch know that you thought his service was 'excellent' - he will be thrilled! We look forward to seeing you again sometime soon!
Mark McLoughlin, Public Dining Room responded on Mon, 1 Oct 2018
Justin Ong

dined on Thu, 20 Sep 2018

(8)
Good atmosphere, great service
Lorin Sahin

dined on Wed, 19 Sep 2018

(10)
Went there for my birthday and made a note on the booking it was for that occasion along with my birthday voucher. Only downside is that they could have prepared the ‘birthday surprise dessert’ a little better prior to paying for the bill and about to leave.. but it was a lovely gesture regardless! always have a wonderful time here, thank you.

dined on Fri, 24 Aug 2018

(10)
Great venue and staff and management really make you feel welcome. This is my favourite restaurant in Sydney
Hi Ray, We are soooooooo pleased to be your FAVOURITE restaurant - yeh!! It's great to receive positive feedback about our staff - I will be sure to pass on your kind words. Hope to see you back again sometime soon!
Mark McLoughlin, Public Dining Room responded on Mon, 3 Sep 2018
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Specials

Lets Do Lunch - $38pp

Join us at Public Dining Room in October to celebrate Good Food Month! For just $38 you can enjoy a delicious piece of Tasmanian salmon paired perfectly with a glass of New Zealand Pinot Gris.
When
02 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Melbourne Cup Lunch

3 course Choice menu with a glass of champagne on arrival for $150 per person We request that you provide your credit card details to secure your reservation with a 50% deposit of $75 per person. If you fail to show up, number decrease or cancel without at least 7 days notice, your payment will become non-refundable.
When
06 Nov 2018
Tue 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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About Public Dining Room

A Balmoral Beauty... If you’ve made it to Balmoral Baths, then you’ve pretty much got the location sorted. Tick one for Public Dining Room. As you sit in this bright, contemporary room with huge dome lights punctuating the open space, floor-to-ceiling windows and warm timbers throughout, spirits and instantly raised. When heart-warming, tasty food is served you know you’ve hit a winner. Tick Two for Public Dining Room.The focus here is on casual fine food – supporting Australian ingredients, suppliers and sustainable seafood wherever possible. Breakfasts of smashed avocado on Sonoma toast with Yarra Valley fetta and seasonal Portobello mushrooms covered with grana padano are a popular choice. Lunch and dinner options run from oyster selections, to gin-cured trout or Thirlmere duck (confit and smoked). It’s good for the soul type food served in a picture perfect setting - the kind of dining experience that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Who doesn't want a bit of that? Best dish: gin-cured trout

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