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3578 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Dimmi Score

8.7
3578 reviews
Recommended
(9.1)
Food
(8.7)
Service
(8.7)
Value for money
(7.8)
Atmosphere
(8.9)

dined on Fri, 11 Aug 2017

(9)
Great spot, great service and great food.

dined on Tue, 8 Aug 2017

(9)
The service was excellent; efficient, unobtrusive, very helpful and with a smile. Great suggestions on the menu and the wine. The sommelier was very informed and the recommendation on the red was spot as was the white wine recommendation by our waitress. Meal was well spaced, we never feel rushed and everyone enjoyed their choices. And lastly, finish the meal off with the Affogato!!!

dined on Mon, 7 Aug 2017

(9)
Superb food, ambience and views. Extensive wine list and professional service.

dined on Wed, 2 Aug 2017

(9)
We had the winter warmer and the food was amazing. I have been several times to this restaurant and I have always enjoyed the food.

dined on Sat, 29 Jul 2017

(10)
The food was lovely. The service was attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

dined on Sat, 29 Jul 2017

(9)
Beautiful location for breakfast, great food, service, coffee and location.
Kirsty

dined on Fri, 28 Jul 2017

(8)
Celebrated a friends Birthday and booked the Locals Lunch special, great value and service. What a beautiful location to celebrate!
Andrew Simon

dined on Fri, 21 Jul 2017

(9)
Phenomenal restaurant located right on the water at Sydney's gorgeous Balmoral beach. We had a window table with views of the water which was fantastic. Service was very attentive and friendly. Food was modern Australian done very well -one of the best examples I've seen of this. The highlight was the lamb for two - slow cooked that just melts off the bone. They also threw in free brocolini which was a lovely touch. Highly recommended, especially for lunch when you can enjoy the amazing view.

dined on Fri, 21 Jul 2017

(10)
Consistently terrific. A favourite.
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Specials

Local's Do Lunch

What’s better than a great lunch? A great lunch at a good price with a glass of wine! Swing by Monday to Friday and enjoy a main meal and a glass of wine to match for $33 per person
When
22 May 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Winter Feasting Menu

As the weather gets colder the dishes get warmer! Designed to share, enjoy a two course dinner midweek for $48 per person.
When
22 May 2017 - 07 Sep 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 6:00 PM - 8:45 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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