On The Menu: Neutral Bay

Updated: May 2

Cafes and restaurants serving the lower north shore and how to order


Words: Emily Elvish Pics: Instagram

Information correct as of April 2020

Bourke St Bakery

Open every day 7am-4pm

Takeaway available, order in-store or online.

Order by calling +61 2 9953 5555 or online

Find their menu here


You can still grab all your Bourke St faves by ordering online, over the phone or in-store. Open from 7am till 4pm all week, Bourke St Neutral Bay's beautiful artisan breads and cakes are available for takeaway. Sandwiches, salads and coffees are all still on the menu and their handmade pies and sausage rolls are also available for you to reheat at home. If you order online, keep in mind that orders must be placed the day before to ensure there’s plenty of delicious treats prepared.

The Oaks Hotel

Bottle-shop: Open all week 10am – 9:30pm

Takeaway food: Friday & Saturday 1pm – 8pm; Sunday 12pm – 3pm

Order by calling 02 9953 5515

Find their menu here

@theoakshotel


The legendary courtyard at the Oaks Hotel might be closed, but the iconic Military Road pub is still offering up the works! The newly refurbished bottle shop is open all week offering craft beers and a huge range of wines and is no stranger to offering a range of fresh produce at cost prices. If you’re lucky, you may even spot a spare keg or two up for sale on their Facebook page…The Oaks dining experience is available to enjoy at home too on weekends thanks to their new takeaway menu. Get your hands on the award-winning steak sandwich, a truffle toastie, rich oven-baked camembert or duck nachos - all perfect for an Oaks-inspired night in.

Thelma and Louise

Open every day 7am – 3pm

Takeaway breakfast, lunch and dinner options available.

Find their menu on the @heyyou.app or their instagram @thelmaandlouisecafe

Order by calling 0416224479 or 99537754


The famous harbourside cafe has delicious takeaway coffee, cakes, brekkie and lunch available by ordering at the Hayes Street window, over the phone or through the heyyou app. But that's not all! The team have been busy in the kitchen cooking up a mouthwatering weekly dinner menu too. From fish pie to spicy dhal and a decadent chicken cassoulet, there's a different dish served each day, along with a couple of desserts, take home bottles of vino and even a cheeky Aperol spritz or two...Be sure to order the day before and collect your dinner between 11am–2pm. There's also a mega isolation grazing-platter, ideal for a long night of Netflix. Check out their social media to see what's on offer.

Aristotles

Open Wednesday - Sunday 6pm – 9pm

Takeaway available.

Order by calling 8969 6900 from 6pm or texting 0412 297 575 anytime

Find their menu here


Enjoy modern Greek cuisine at home from Aristotles. As well as their small and large plates, the popular restaurant has value packs catering for two or four people. Choose from dishes such as half or whole lamb shoulder, lamb moussaka and fish of the day with a variety of side dishes including classic Greek salad and roast potatoes.


5 Loaves 2 Fish

Open Monday-Friday 6am–2pm; Weekends 7am–2pm

Takeaway and delivery available

Order via Uber Eats or call Andrew 0447117777

Find their menu here


@5l2f.cafe (instagram)

A breakfast burrito packed with fluffy scrambled eggs, crispy bacon and black beans and spicy fish tacos for lunch? Yes please! Grosvenor Street cafe 5 Loaves 2 Fish are now offering all your favourite menu items for takeaway with free delivery to anyone in the Neutral Bay, Mosman or Crows Nest areas. Collect it yourself and you'll get a sweet 10% discount.

Honey Rider Bar & Brewery

Bottleshop open Thurs - Sat, 10am – 4pm

Takeaway and delivery available.

Order by ringing 0403 345 555

@honeyriderbar


Neutral Bay small bar and micro brewery Honey Rider have got your Zoom happy hours and weekend iso parties covered! Head over to the Military Road bar-turned bottle-shop Thursday to Sunday for some well-priced bottles of takeaway vino, bottled craft beer straight from the tap and cans from Dad & Dave’s Brewing. If cocktails are more your tipple, their infamous Pornstar Martinis, Bloody Marys, Negronis and Margaritas are all available to take home too. Deliveries are available too so make sure to give them a call to see some friendly faces!

Smoky Sue's

Open Tuesday 5:30pm–9pm; Wednesday–Sunday midday–9pm

Takeaway and delivery available

Order via the Bopple app, call (02) 9908 3909 or order at www.smokysues.com.au

Find their menu here

@smokysuesofficial Instagram


Iso life doesn’t mean you have to skip cheat day, right?! Rangers Road barbecue joint Smoky Sue's are catering for the carnivores by offering their mouth-watering burgers, meat platters and street eats for takeaway and delivery via the Bopple app or their website. They sometimes have a sneaky promo code deal going, so keep an eye on their social media.


Italian Street Kitchen

Open Sunday–Thursday 11am–9:30pm; Friday–Saturday 11am–10pm

Takeaway and delivery available.

Order via Uber Eats, Doordash or https://italianstreetkitchen.com

Find their menu here


Mamma mia! Italian Street Kitchen are offering 10% off your dinner if you order takeaway through their website. Deals for ordering via Uber Eats and doordash also occasionally appear on their Facebook, so pizza for dinner is the obvious choice. You can also dive into to some of their gorgeous sides, roast meats, salads and vino.