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The Public Dining Room

) #4 of 104 Restaurants in Mosman $$$$ Seafood, , International
2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9968 4880
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife, two children, friends and I ate breakfast here during our visit to Sydney in July 2017. My wife and others had the avocado smash. My son had pancakes and bacon. I had porridge which was very good and filling. This is a really...More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go past having a special meal at The Public Dining room whether it's for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The views are amazing and the food lovely too. It's popular with locals and tourists alike. Easy to park ( unless in the height of...More

Thank Travelbug49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here on a Tuesday evening. Everything exceeded our expectations. My wife had the Huon Valley salmon and I had the eye fillet, both of which were cooked to perfection, very succulent and served with unusual but wonderful accompaniments. We had...More

Thank Jasfof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My view is this is the best value for money in Sydney the view the staff the food is incredible only problem I had was that I didn't want to leave they have done a wonderful job

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

me and my partner often visit this restaurant for either breakfast or a fantastic dinner. This venue has a great view, is relaxed and is an environment you can enjoy with friends. The food never lets us down. Highly recommend. We are locals.

Thank Sandham01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch yesterday at Balmoral was just about perfect. The weather was amazing and the view from The Public Dining Room is always breathtaking. Certainly Sydney at it best with excellent service and beautifully prepared food.

Thank mmhsydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited PDR for my husband's birthday. Calamari starter was lovely. Waiter was friendly. Barramundi (market fish menu option) was visibly raw. Waiter admitted they too thought it looked a bit off colour. Received the bill and the broccolini side was 'complimentary'. $78 for uncooked fish...More

Thank AmandaRES
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wednesday nights let you enjoy the magnificent food on offer here with your BYO. Wonderful main courses of salmon, veg linguini, steak followed by amazing desserts of passion fruit ravioli and choc pudding. A shiraz from the cellar and an organic tempranillo from Mudgee finished...More

Thank Lizzum
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Impromptu trip down to Balmoral resulted in a quite fantastic dinner. Oysters were seriously amazing and featured three different areas. Calamari simply yum. I had chicken beast - A1. Brussel sprouts with prosciutto made the angels sing - really And the service was friendly and...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Visited in May 2017. I had the roasted scallops with fennel for starter, beautifully light gently seared so they are still cooking to perfection as they are delivered to the table. For mains my friend had the market fish - which was Dory crisp kale...More

Thank marksmail
With a variety of outdoor attractions, the
sophisticated harbour suburb of Mosman has something
for everyone. Shoppers can stroll Military Road for
its unique offering of antiques, designer labels, and
hip restaurants and cafes. Nature lovers can take in
spectacular bushwalks like the Taronga to Balmoral
walk, while families can enjoy snorkeling in the
sheltered beaches of Balmoral Beach or scuba diving at
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4 May 2016|
Response from Luke8012 | Property representative |
Hi dear guest, BYO is only allowed on every Wednesday. Hope to see you there soon. Luke, Restaurant Manager,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Mosman>  > Mosman
  • Neighbourhood: Mosman
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9968 4880
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