The locals have been waiting a long time for the Avalon Surf Club to take on a catering tenant. They finally have and the results are spectacular.
We had a birthday in the family last week and I never miss an opportunity to dine out to celebrate.
The Avalon on the Beach is the new kid on the Northern Beaches dining scene, so we took the opportunity to try it out. We have tried both the restaurant upstairs and the kiosk at beach level and neither disappointed in either quality of cuisine, or ambiance. The view is magical and pretty much speaks for itself.
Check out all the visual splendour and I shall share all the details you need to know, at the bottom of this post.
Whole Barramundi with Salsa Verde and Passionfruit Panna Cotta
Fennel and Raddish Salad
Kids Squid and Chips
So that's the restaurant and here's the kiosk at sand level.
Some people are good at capturing all the colour and movement of Avalon Beach.
Artist Stephen Mann doing his thing.
So here's what you'll need to know:
Location: Avalon Surf Club, Barrenjoey Rd Avalon Beach.
Distance from Sydney CBD: 27km from central Sydney and about 55 minutes by car via the Wakehurst Pwy.
Phone: (61) (2) 8023 7685
Reservations: Highly recommended
Open: The Restaurant: Tues- Fri midday-late. Saturday 8am-late and Sunday 8am-5pm
The Kiosk: Open daily for breakfast and lunch 7am -4pm.
Event bookings also taken.
The vibe: The restaurant is sublime. The big glass windows open right up and the salt air is palpable. It's all about the view and the fresh contemporary menu.
Restaurant and Bar: Yes
Kid's Menu: yes
The Bill: Cash and credit cards accepted.
Parking: Limited and ticketed for non Pittwater residents in the surf club carpark. Timed free parking in the carpark across the road.
Public Transport: Yes, Take the L90 or L88 from behind Wynyard Station..
Views: Yes stunning 180 degrees of the beach.
Other attractions: Great shops, golf course, cinema in Avalon Village.
In general: A stunning addition to an already vibrant community.
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