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The Public Dining Room

) #4 of 105 Restaurants in Mosman €€€€ Seafood, , International
2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9968 4880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2a The Esplanade | Balmoral Beach, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday 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 5 days 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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Public Dining for the first time with a group of ladies and was not disappointed- every meal looked delicious and my bouillabaisse did not disappoint. The strawberry soufflé was also perfectly made. If i were you, grab a hungry mate and order the...More

Thank grizz77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a lovely lunch time yesterday at The Public Dining Room... and extremely enjoyable too! Received a warm welcome at the door, seated at a table at the window (really nice and relaxing décor) and immediately felt happy and relaxed - looking outside (full glass...More

1  Thank Suzanne Maree F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personally much prefer the venue at night when the broadwalk is devoid of beachgoers. We attended a wine dinner and there were a number of small portioned courses which left me and my partner a little hungry at the end especially with the amount of...More

Thank Swimsteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first meal out in Oz. Lovely location overlooking Balmoral Beach. Attentive staff. Good selection of all courses. Happy to adapt dishes to suit out individual requirements. Not the cheapest meal but well worth the money. Would go back again without any hesitation.

Thank Lesleyh409
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fine dining for lunch or dinner. Great breakfasts on weekends but prices aren't cheap. Great view, right on the water. Lovely spot. Been a few times and the service varies, needs to be better for this type of location I think.

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous setting, excellent food and service! We were there for a hens lunch and had a share plate option. The food was delicious and the presentation was excellent. Will definitely be back.

Thank amandacollin70
Nearby
Mosman
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
...More
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Is this byo
4 May 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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