Cuisine: Contemporary, Modern Australian
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35
Ranked: #19 of 98 restaurants in Sydney

Escape to this beautiful retreat in the heritage grounds of the Sydney Harbour National Park. 

Fresh and modern Australian cuisine, served in a surprisingly creative location! The Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar is housed in the original boiler house building from the days of Sydney’s former Quarantine Station. Now refurbished into a uniquely styled restaurant, the Boilerhouse can be enjoyed while dining indoors in the mezzanine or relaxing in the outdoor terrace which has an incredible atmosphere of natural surroundings and overlooking one of the most magnificent views of Sydney. Al fresco dining is a must on a good weather day!

There’s a range of wines by the glass, beers and ciders available from the Engine Room Bar to accompany your meal. Gather close friends and family and enjoy a leisurely dining experience on the water’s edge like no other.

Getting Here: As the Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar is located on National Park land, there is limited driving on site. We offer free parking at the entrance of Q Station and a complimentary shuttle bus service to escort you from reception to the restaurant. Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your booking to allow time for this process.

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Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar
Q Station, 1 North Head Scenic Drive
Manly 2095

Open Hours:
Daily: 6pm - 10pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 12pm - 3pm & 6pm - 10pm

Phone: 02 9466 1511
Website: www.qstation.com.au/boilerhouse-restaurant--bar

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Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar
Cuisine: Contemporary, Modern Australian
Mains: $15 - $35

Reviews

Alasdair Russell

Excellent food and venue. Bit confusing as the google map location is different to the actual location of the restaurant however free shuttle bus was on hand.

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Our group really enjoyed the tasting plates and venue.
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The food is still good as i have been to this restaurant before
Service could be better however there were a lot of diners on that night

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Excellent food and service. Really enjoyed our evening here. Thank you for taking such good care of us!

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Karen Bilsborough

Very pretty setting, friendly accomadating staff always checking in on you. The food was 5 star would recommend. Absolutely delicious.

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Linda Allan

We dined here on a Monday evening, not expecting the place to be overly busy, however several other diners soon arrived and the place filled nicely.
Staff were fantastic, quite knowledgeable of the menu and helpful with recommendations.
Being shared plates we opted for:
Spiced macadamias - a generous serve of spicy/ savoury - nice amount of spice too!
Oysters in a finger lime zest - fresh & tangy.
Grilled peach with buffalo cheese - this was interesting as it didn't seem the peach had been grilled at all, but who cares, we loved it.
Then came the barramundi with a paw paw salad. If you come here, order this, it's so delicious.
The rocket & parmesan salad was a perfect compliment to the Barramundi.
Next up was the lamb fillet, followed by a delicious fried cauliflower with a hint of fish sauce and mint - delicious.
We didn't need dessert, obviously.....
Having booked a Ghost Tour at Q Station for 8pm, the staff made sure our dishes were served in good time, but not at all rushed.
We would highly recommend The Boilerhouse as a lovely restaurant with attentive staff and delicious food. The location is a hidden gem of Sydney, set in the expanse of Q Station, Many National Park - steeped in history.
We do hope to return again soon, and save some room for dessert.

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Laura Joseph

Great food and great service

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Sarah Apthorpe

Food was amazing and so was the service. Will definitely go back

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Location and ambience were great. Spacious, quiet and relaxed and also classy. Very nice place. We like that people are not crowded in.

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Dined on 27th February and had the shared menu. We had the oysters,spanner crab,and then the smoked trout. All were delicious especially the crab. For mains we lad the lamb rump and the mussels with focaccia (unfortunately this came late but our waiter James made sure it was coming and went out of his way to fix it.)What a happy place , the staff are so friendly and obliging.Could not fault food or service, would definitely recommend it.

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Julie Bernasconi Davis

My daughter and I had a lovely meal in a great environment ...thanks!

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Easy parking, easy shuttle from 'reception' and simply divine food and beverages! The new duck item on the menu is a must, however we were thrilled with everything - food, service, location. Glad we had the voucher, as it is expensive, however for a 5-star meal for a special occasion, this would be acceptable for most on the North Shore (known for being expensive for non-locals).

I was with a "North Shore local" that has lived here for decades, and she never knew this delightful Accor Hotel existed (nor did I). Will be back!

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The service was great and the food was even better. We haven't had a meal that good in a very long time! I would 100% recommend this restaurant

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Outstanding in all aspects. Location, service, atmospheres. Our second time here and the food has been outstanding each time

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From the time you are transferred to the restaurant through the special surroundings of the Quarantine Station till the time that you are transported back to the top the experience is amazing.
We had 6 different plates- macadamia nuts, barramundi, pork belly, and kofta.
All dishes were delicious, but the 2 best were the mussels in a Cambodian sauce and the amazing cauliflower.... Never thought that I would rate cauliflower on the top of my choices.
The suggested white wine complemented our meals and added to a perfect night.
Thanks.. Can't wait to come again and try some different plates!

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Warren Jones

Fantastic experience, great to come over on the ferry.
Tried a mixture of entree’s, mains, and deserts and each was high quality with many flavors in them all.
Loved the mussels in Cambodian curry, Steak and desserts.
Would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a night out to explore the many dishes on offer and share.
Outstanding

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We would highly recommend the Boilerhouse Restaurant, brilliant food and delightful service.

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Great environment and fabulous food - with the discount, it really is exceptional value. Arrive early - and walk down to the restaurant to maximise the enjoyment of the location .....and if you are up to it - walk back up to the car to walk off the delicious dessert! (There is a bus for those who prefer not to walk though!)

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Shannon Jayne

Always a great night at BoilerHouse. Service is fantastic and is food amazing. Location is truely impressive.

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A very enjoyable dining experience: great food and friendly service. Smoked rainbow trout rillette is a must.

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James Bonner

The food was excellent and the service was great. We had a wonderful evening at a unique location.

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Ilija Sanio

Great food, unique setting. Great service!!

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Beldon.Lo@ausomeasia.com Lo

Fantastic, Fresh, Delicious and super tasty. Highly recommended! We loved Heirloom Carrots and WA Marron pure perfection!

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We had such a wonderful experience at the Boiler House. Each dish was absolutely delicious, made with care and finesse. The staff were courteous and professional. They knew just when to bring out the next course but were never pushy or hovering.It’s an amazing place to go for a special night out and offers very good value for money.

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Jo Glazebrook

A quaint little place. Great, friendly service.

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Daniel O'Callaghan

Had a very enjoyable and decadent experience. Very high quality dishes with many subtle flavours and a very noticeable attention to detail.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our evening there. The food was delicious and the restaurant has a great feel. Definitely worth a visit.

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This our third time dining here and we have the reasons to coming back, i.e. Great Food!, Great Service!

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Jennifer Lugsdin

The food was some of the best I've ever had and the service was impressive too, I highly recommend this place

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Rosie Pike

Could be a really cool venue, food was beautifully presented. Good to know that you are required to take a shuttle down to the restaurant that requires a bit of a wait so factor that into arrival time. Staff didn't seem very happy and could have been a little more attentive.

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David Glazebrook

Great food matched by great service (shoutout to Nicola - friendly, professional, engaged) I hope to bring my family to enjoy this fantastic experience.

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Beautiful food, excellent service, and the ambience of the restaurant was great! We brought our 4 month old baby, and the staff were very accommodating, and she was able to fall asleep with no fuss, even though all the tables were full!
Thank you for a lovely evening, we will definitely be back.

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Darren Conway

The food was amazing and we enjoy the setting right by the water. Highly recommended.

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Great customer service!!
The food was very special.

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Great meal and great staff. Some quite interesting food, set within a historical part of Sydney's North. Was great to visit on Halloween, with a lot of people dressed up to go on the ghost tours of the Q station. Will definitely be back again!

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The food, service and atmosphere was sensational. Would go back in a flash

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Roslyn Jan

Great food & service. Gourmet style presentation & ingredients. The dinner menu was a range of tapas or entree sized servings to share with your friends. Nice for a special occasion. For a Sunday night they were quite busy.

I highly recommend you to my friends & love that you're expanding your network of restaurants. THANK YOU !! :-)

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Laura Cook

Amazing experience! loved the food and the staff were exelent

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Excellent service and beautiful food.

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Excellent location for privacy and romantic dinning

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Wonderful dining experience. Great food, excellent service and fabulous location.

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Had a fantastic arvo/night at Boilerhouse!!! Great venue to relax and chill out! Great views and loved sitting there watching the afternoon and ferries go by!! Also do a bit of history taking of the grounds.
And what was even better was the service and food at Boilerhouse! Everyone went above and beyond our expectations! Everyone was really friendly and helpful and the chefs did extraordinary! We ordered 4 dishes and 2 desserts and it was the best and soo tasty food we have had in a while
We will def be coming back to visit!!

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We had a lovely evening at the Boilerhouse. A very special part of the Quarantine Station with an industrial vibe and welcoming staff.

We had the chef’s menu and there was a huge quantity of food with about 8 or nine generous tasting plates. Plenty of seafood, including kingfish, and king prawns, zucchini fritter, Brussels, chargrilled asparagus and ending in a cheesy hanger steak.

Leave enough time to get the shuttle bus that will take you from the carpark to the restaurant.

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We had a brilliant anniversary dinner at the Boilerhouse restaurant.
Greeted with a friendly smile by Will as we arrived he was across our booking details and had us seated promptly. We were looked after by the wonderful Natalie who explained each of the menu items and the wine list. the service was exceptional and the meals just amazing. We would highly recommend the Boilerhouse for any of your special events or just a casual weekend lunch or dinner in a very unique location at the Quarantine station.

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Ness Simmons

Lovely experience, ambience, food, service and staff were all top notch! Can’t wait to come back

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Great food and service.

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Beta Oliveira

We had a great experience at Boilerhouse. Food was very good specially our steak. King prawns could be better but was ok too. The strawberry desert I could eat every day. Service was excellent. We will back.

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Sally Hayes

We loved our dinner at the Boilerhouse, everything was cooked to perfection. Make sure you have the Strawberries - they are AMAZING!!!

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Robyn Borrusos

The setting was delightful, the restaurant beautiful and the food delicious. Highly recommend.

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Kidding me?! This was a great experience. Set in unbeatable surrounds this restaurant served our table of 4 some great dishes and the staff were all super nice. Highly recommended!

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