Coogee Restaurants

Coogee Beach is a coastal oasis where sun, surf, and exquisite dining converge. Nestled along the iconic shoreline of Sydney, the best restaurants in Coogee Beach offer a dining experience that pairs the soothing sounds of waves with exceptional culinary delights. The suburb's gastronomic landscape is as impressive as its coastal charm, incorporating everything from beachside cafes serving fresh seafood to upscale restaurants with panoramic views. Head to Coogee Bay Road for some great choices.

Coogee Pavilion Ground Floor

The 'Pav' as locals call it is an institution in Coogee. While it comprises several venues across different floors, the ground-floor restaurant is the perfect destination for families to enjoy a relaxed meal. It has a varied menu featuring everything from burgers and sashimi to freshly shucked oysters and wood-fired pizzas, catering to everyone.

Coogee Pavilion, 169 Dolphin St Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Modern Australian

La Spiaggia

It's fair to say the owners of La Spiaggia are very accomplished at what they do, having owned more than a dozen restaurants in Sydney before settling in the Coogee location in 1993. Serving up some of the best Italian pasta mains and wood-fired pizzas in the city, this venue is known for its communal tables, buzzy vibe, fast service and stylish decor.

248 Coogee Bay Rd Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Italian

Little Jack Horner

It's worth coming to Little Jack Horner just for the sensational views of Coogee Beach and Wedding Cake Island you get from every table in the venue. But when you also consider its superb culinary offerings, terrific wine and cocktail list and the fact it hosts live music, it's only a matter of time until it becomes your favourite place to eat in Coogee.

270/274 Coogee Bay Rd Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Modern Australian


Residing on the ground floor of the Coogee Pavilion, you'll find Mimi's, a stunning venue with a deep connection with the coast. Through its arched windows, diners can enjoy exceptional ocean views while enjoying an exquisite meal curated by the genius that is Jordan Toft, executive chef. While it's a bit pricey, the standard of food justifies the cost.

Coogee Pavilion, 130a Beach St Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Modern Australian

Osteria Coogee

The delightful Osteria Coogee is a place where the charming essence of rural Italy merges perfectly with the vibrant beach-side ambience of coastal Sydney. A casual and relaxed venue, it serves up excellent food and tasting menus of Italian classics that highlight the flavour and quality of seasonal, locally sourced and garden-fresh ingredients.

31 Alfreda St Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Italian


Situated within the Crowne Plaza at Coogee Beach, Shutters is a popular venue that serves a delicious food menu which transitions from breakfasts to lunches and dinners with a Mediterranean twist. Set within a light and airy space with quaint decor, the venue offers an inclusive menu - 90% of which is or can be made gluten-free - and great coffee.

Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach, Lvl 1/242 Arden St Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Modern Australian

Sugarcane Restaurant

Located steps away from the golden sands of Coogee Beach, Sugarcane is a fantastic ocean-side restaurant that attracts a hip crowd. Taking diners on a culinary tour of Southeast Asia, their menu features a superb range of flavoursome dishes from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. They also have an excellent wine list of 100+ labels.

1/56 Carr St Coogee 2034

Cuisine: South East Asian

The Lucky Cat

Looking for a place to enjoy delicious dumplings in the Eastern Suburbs? Then head on over to The Lucky Cat. Situated adjacent to the beach, this hip venue is run by Ben Nott, a successful international DJ and Coogee local. It serves a delicious range of cocktails and craft beers, while its tasty food menu boasts favourites like lamb gyoza and BBQ duck.

252 Coogee Bay Rd Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Asian

Una Más

Una Más is another terrific seaside restaurant on the Coogee Pavilion Ground Floor. Sitting alongside Mimi's and Wills, this trendy joint dishes up a terrific tapas selection made from a plancha (flat-top grill) and some hearty mains. Enjoy a plate of Spinach croqueta with a house cocktail or the lamb rump with a Byron Bay as you take in ocean views.

Coogee Pavilion, 130a Beach St Coogee 2034

Cuisine: Spanish