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PITTWATER LIFE DINING GUIDE

The best of Pittwater's restaurants, cafes and food suppliers as advertised in PITTWATER Life. To advertise call 0438 123 096 or email pittwater_life@wordcountmedia.com.au

 

Pittwater Life Dining Guide

Restaurants, Cafés & Bistros

The Avalon on the Beach Bistro 61 Jonah's
Club Palm Beach – Palm Beach RSL Hong Kong Chinese – Newport Little Bok Choy
Oceanviews Restaurant Royal Motor Yacht Club  
     

Food Suppliers

Avalon Village Meats Lakeside Fish Market
     

bistro 61

aVlon beach RSL

1 Bowling Green Lane, Avalon Beach

open 7 days

lunch 12 – 2:30PM

Dinner 5.30 – 8:30pm

Bookings: 9981 2201

Avalon Beach RSL’s new Bistro 61 is a great place to head for a local meal, offering tasty modern Australian dishes at affordable prices.

Bistro 61 has been named to commemorate the opening of the Club in 1961. The kitchen – led by experienced Northern Breaches head chef Mitch Blundell, boasts all fresh, house-made meals, with locally sourced ingredients used when possible.

Open for lunch and dinner seven days, with extensive outdoor dining areas, Bistro 61 offers a different special (lunch and dinner) every weekday, including $15 steak chips and salad (Mon), $12 tacos (Tues), $15 Chicken Schnitzels (Wed), 2-4-1 pizzas (Thurs), and a $20 burger + beer (Fri).

Seniors are well catered for – there are daily Seniors specials, including beer-battered flathead – plus they do a $5 kids meals on Sundays! (There’s a playground, too.)

Bistro 61 will continue to serve breakfast on weekends until late in April.

From the menu, chef Mitch recommends his twist on nachos - pulled beef and blackbeans with chipotle, corn chips, guacamole, Danish fetta and coriander.

Member’s get discounts on meals purchased. Membership starts from $5.50.

The club is licensed, with no BYO. Bookings online or call 02 9918 2201 – large groups welcome.

Visit www.avalonrsl.com.au/bistro61

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Jonah's Restaurant & Boutique hotel

69 Bynya Road, Whale Beach.

Breakfast: 7:30am-9:00am
Lunch: 12 Noon-2:30pm
Dinner: From 6:30pm

BOOKINGS: 9974 5599

Jonah’s Restaurant and Boutique Hotel has announced some great dining options for couples over the colder months, including a Winter Tasting Menu and a warming Shared Dish.

Chef’s Tasting For Two $98pp (min 2)

Available lunch and dinner Monday – Friday.

Essentially this is Jonah’s degustation menu presented in a different way – featuring 6 seasonal dishes selected by Executive Chef Logan Campbell. Presentation-wise, chefs will present 2 entrees on one plate as a starter, 2 mains in the middle of the table to be shared, two desserts in the middle of the table to be shared. * Dishes may change at chef’s discretion, depending on seasonal produce available.

Shared Dish For Two $55pp (min 2)

Available lunch and dinner Monday – Friday.

Enjoy Braised Beef Rib with seared Queensland prawns, served with a side of mash.

* Until sold out.

Both offers will be available through 31 August.

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little bok choy

palm beach rsl

82 Mona Vale Rd, Mona Vale

Open 7 days
Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm (3pm Fri, Sat, Sun)
Dinner 5:30-8:30pm (9:30pm Fri, Sat)

Bookings: 9446 9613

Little Bok Choy are still celebrating their first birthday – book now for 10 per cent off your meal
(mention the ad in the printed edition of Pittwater Life on page 62)

Have you discovered this hidden gem? Conveniently located inside Pittwater RSL, with plenty of on-site parking and public transport, it’s the ideal location for locals to get together to share great Asian food.

With a vast range of menu options, you won’t know where to start in this Asian Fusion restaurant. Some of the secrets of LBC’s finest eats include traditional favourites, like Shao Long Bao – it’s the perfect starter; the juicy mini pork buns will get your taste buds excited for the coming courses.

Tuck in to Yum Cha favourites including delicious Prawn Dumplings, BBQ pork buns, Spring Rolls and popular Thai entrees like Thai Curry Puffs.

For mains, all the popular Chinese dishes are included, from Sweet and Sour Pork, Honey Chicken, Sizzling Mongolian Beef and Seafood Stir-fry. Plus, they have plenty of fried rice and fried noodles also available in kids’ size!

Prices are very reasonable – Chinese mains start from $15.80, with gluten free and vegetarian options available.

If you prefer Thai, be sure to check out their latest addition – Tom Yum Fried Rice, a modern twist on a classic favourite. And their range of Thai soups, salads, curries and stir fry noodles are fresh and exciting, all prepared by their skilled Thai chef.

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The avalon on the beach

avalon beach, avalon

Cuisine: modern australian/seafood

bookings: 8023 7685

Enjoy the last of summer at The Avalon on the Beach, so close to the sea you can dip your toes in the sand! Located on the upper level of Avalon Beach Surf Life Saving Club, this modern restaurant space boasts stylish designs and picturesque 180-degree ocean views. Their summer menu has
some exciting dishes and
enticing themes.

Great dishes include The Avalon fish and chips, the ‘Round Table’ burger (with Black Angus beef, shoestring fries and onion rings), chicken katsu drumsticks, fresh fish of the day, pasture fed rib eye and spice rubbed flat iron steak.

And what better way to enjoy their new menu than with a weekly BYO Wednesday dinner, where your private collection is raided and you can bring your favourite drop – with no corkage fee!

Make the best of Daylight Saving with more time to enjoy the downstairs Kiosk, now with extended trading hours and more seating with table service. With direct access to Avalon Beach and the nearby reserve, the Kiosk is an open, contemporary and relaxed beach-side experience. Grab your friends and head down for Happy Hour on Friday to Sunday, 4pm-6pm, including a glass of house red, white or sparkling for $5, plus $5 Coronas, $5 pre-mixed spirits and $8 mojitos.

More info visit www.theavalononthebeach.com.au

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Oceanviews Restaurant

Shop 4, 120 Narrabeen Park Pde, Warriewood Beach

OPENING HOURS
Open 7 days lunch and dinner

BOOKINGS 9979 9449

Book now for a great table for lunch or dinner at this friendy, authentic Vietnamese eatery.

Ocean views across Warriewood Beach may be enjoyed from the restaurant which offers one of the most popular of Asian cuisines.

Eat in and take-away meals are available; plus they offer free home delivery for orders over $35.

Tantalising lunch specials from $2 to $10.80 include egg custard buns (two for $4.40), Money Bags (four for $5.80), prawn dumplings, fresh rice paper rolls, beef noodle soup, noodles with veggies and chicken, or beef with rice for just $10.80.

Chef’s specials include Basil Mint Pork, Honey King Prawns, Sizzling Tofu Hot Pot and Chicken Laksa.

Each day there is a half-price deal for evening diners-in (limit of one deal per table of diners).

They include: on Thursday satay king prawn for $10.40, on Monday salt and pepper squid for $10.40 and on Saturday lemongrass chicken for $8.90.

Prices reduced across the board, as well as lunch specials and the daily half-price deals.

Find Daniel and his friendly team at 120 Narrabeen Park Parade, Warriewood Beach.

Prices reduced across the board, as well as lunch specials and the daily half-price deals.

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Royal Motor Yacht Club
 

ROYAL MOTOR YACHT CLUB

46 Prince Alfred Parade, Newport

Bookings: 9997 5511

RMYC’s restaurant Salt Cove on Pittwater’s menu offers affordable meals and generous servings including a variety of starters and share plates, seafood, burgers, grills, salads, desserts and woodfired pizza.

In June, Friday night entertainment kicks off

in the Lounge Bar from 7.30pm. Great acts appearing this month include Jim Gannon (2nd), Jesse (9th), Geoff Kendall (16th), Keff McCullough (23rd) and Joe B (30th).

Trivia is held every Tuesday night from 7.30pm (great prizes and vouchers).

Book for the Ladies Lunch with guest speaker, fundraising awareness campaigner Floyd Larsen,
on June 7; 2 courses $65 for members ($75 non-members).

And don’t miss the ‘Steely Dan & The Best Of The West Coast’ music tribute show on June 10, capturing the sounds of Boz Scaggs, Toto, the Doobie Brothers and more; bookings essential.

www.royalmotor.com.au

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Barrenjoey Bistro

BARRENJOEY BISTRO

Club Palm Beach

Palm Beach RSL 1087 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach

Phone: 9974 5566.

Hours: Open 7 days, lunch and dinner.

Licensed. Parking: car parks.

Head to Club Palm Beach, conveniently located just a short stroll from Palm Beach Wharf, for great meal specials in July.

There’s a special encore screening of Tim Bonython’s ‘The Big Wave Project’ on Saturday July 8 – tickets are available online at asmf.net.au; don’t miss out!

There won’t be a better venue to soak up the great atmosphere of ‘The Decider’ – State of Origin III – on July 12.

The Members’ lucky badge draw is held Wednesday and Friday night (every 30 mins between 5pm-7pm), and jackpots by $100 each week.

Wednesday and Sunday are meat raffle nights, with a whopping 14 trays to be won.

Enjoy Trivia Night from 5.30pm on Wednesdays, plus Bingo at 10am on Fridays.

The club’s Barrenjoey Bistro is open for lunch (11.30am to 2.30pm) and dinner (6pm to 8.30pm) seven days. The Bistro serves top-value a la carte meals plus daily $13.50 specials of roasts (Mondays), rump steak with chips and salad (Tuesdays), chicken schnitzel with chips and salad (Wednesdays), homemade gourmet pies with chips and salad (Thursdays) and fish and chips with salad (Fridays), except on public holidays.

Entrees on the a la carte menu range from $10.50 to $17.50 (mains $14.50 to $25).

The club has a courtesy bus which meets the 11am ferry from Ettalong at the Palm Beach Wharf at 11.20am daily, returning on request.

It also makes regular runs Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 4.30pm to 9pm. Ring to book a pick-up.

*Club Palm Beach celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2017; the call is out for locals to contribute their stories about the early days. P: 9974 5566.

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HONG KONG CHINESE RESTAURANT

332 Barrenjoey Rd, Newport Bookings: 9997 4157

Cuisine: Chinese & Asian. Open Tues-Sun for dinner only.

Also take away & home delivery service Whale Beach to Narrabeen (9997 8379).

Licensed. Cards: all. Parking: street, car park.

Book a table at this popular Newport eatery in July and your family is guaranteed a great night out with a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds.

Order ahead for their wonderful Peking Duck which is offered as a dine-in-only special Thursdays through Sundays.

There are two traditional courses: Peking Duck pancakes & duck sang choy bow (bookings essential; mention the ad when you call).

This long-established restaurant on the eastern side of Barrenjoey Rd has an extensive menu based on traditional flavoursome Cantonese with touches of spicy Szechuan and other Asian dishes and fresh seasonal vegetables.

Entrees start at just $5 while mains are reasonable too, starting at $12.90.

The menu ranges from adventurous, like a Mongolian chicken hot pot, to contemporary, spicy salt and pepper king prawns, to traditional, fillet steak with snow peas and bean sprouts.

New dishes are introduced regularly so check out the blackboard specials.

The team are only too happy to home deliver your meal, with a range that takes in Narrabeen to the south to Palm Beach in the north.

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Avalon Village Meats

30 Avalon Parade, Avalon

Contact: 029918 3282

It’s still winter and the time for warming, slow-cooked meals – Lasse and his team have a range of great cuts to choose from.

For cooler weather entertaining this Avalon butcher has lots of practical ways to help. Ask about BBQ packs with meat, salads and condiments, or a picnic pack for the beach, park or boat. Let the guys know the numbers and they’ll pack the lot including the meat, condiments, bread, sauces, salads, plates and cutlery.

Also useful for boating and camping, or perhaps a weekend away, are cryovac vacuum-
sealed bags to maintain the freshness of your meat.

Find all the cuts your family needs or pick up a ready-to-cook meal like lasagne, seasoned lamb straps or chicken pieces stuffed with spinach and fetta.

Having a party for 50 or more over the coming months? A spit roast is a great way to go, with a choice of pork, beef, lamb and turkey cooked fresh on site plus salads, fresh baguettes, condiments and optional dessert. The spit roast crew will cook, serve and clean up!

www.avmeats.com.au

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Lakeside Fish Market

1485 Pittwater Road
North Narrabeen

Phone: 9913 8318

Huge range of fish and seafood, fresh and cooked For more than 20 years.

Lakeside Fish Market has been supplying customers with a wide range of whole and filleted fish, prawns, oysters, scallops and other seafood.

You can be sure you are buying Australian and New Zealand fish. A full range of Huon products includes salmon fishcakes, hot smoked salmon portions in lemon and pepper, sweet chilli or traditional style.

Choose your 'muddy' from their live mudcrab tank or their marinated fish for grills. Their takeaway fish and chips is second to none and the takeaway salad bar completes your meal.

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