About North Bondi Fish

The restaurant is a relaxed space, which personifies beachside chic and is the perfect spot for lunch, dinner and everything in between. Owned by restaurateurs Matt Moran and Bruce Solomon, the kitchen opens at midday and the full menu is available all day and late into the evening.

Located a few short steps from the sand and surf, North Bondi Fish is Bondi at its best. The North Bondi Fish menu features fresh, simple, seafood dishes using the best quality produce. The focus is on casual dining with light, fresh food. The menus offer a selection of small bites, summer salads and simple grilled fish dishes charcoal-grilled on the kitchen's Inka Grill.

120 Ramsgate Avenue
Sydney, AU-NSW 2026
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood

Hours of operation:
Lunch: 7 days: open
Dinner: 7 days

Dress code:
Business Casual

Price range:
$40 and under

Payment options:

Phone number:
(02) 9130 2155

Website:
http://www.northbondifish.com.au/

Parking Details:
Street parking only

Executive Chef:
Toby Archibald

North Bondi Fish Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.2

Service

3.7

Ambience

4.1

Value

3.6

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

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Sunday Lunch (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Good for a Date (11)
Casual (10)
Child Friendly (10)
People Watching (10)
Fun (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Brunch (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
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·Dined on 13 October 2017

Great spot - busy on a Friday night - as you’d expect. Service is a bit hit and miss - they kinda forgot our drinks orders but our waitress was awesome so that made it fine. Food was delicious - sashimi entree very nice - ocean trout filo was excellent. You pay a bit more but for a treat night - it was date night - highly recommended.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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·Dined on 7 October 2017

We have been many times before and always enjoy the food and atmosphere.
This time however, we were approached by 3 different staff to let us know our table was required in 2 hours, then by another to say that it was required in 1 hour 45 minutes.
This was without asking for drink orders. It really annoyed us all from the start of the evening.
I had already signed off to the 2 hour table when booking on line.
It seems that the more you pay for a meal in Sydney, the faster you have to leave your table.
All wrong.

Tags: People Watching, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 2 October 2017

This was a terrible venue, disgustingly, intensely overpriced even for Sydney!!! The portions were the smallest I've ever seen, poor and rude custemor service!! Felt unwelcome and didn't enjoy it at all!!

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·Dined on 22 September 2017

Perfect day with friends with yummy food to share and enjoy, thank you.

Tags: Seasonal, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on 10 September 2017

Half of the menu unavailable. Rude greeting staff. Crazy prices

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·Dined on 10 September 2017

We had a really good evening: it was a bit busy when we arrived (6pm on a Sunday) and then it calmed down a bit and was a good atmosphere for the rest of the evening.

Food was excellent - well-cooked fish, and some really interesting dishes, with nice touches - and the service was great - really helpful and friendly. (Everyone, and particularly Meggy!)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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Food2
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·Dined on 2 September 2017

Vastly overpriced, poorly executed food served by erratic staff. Bondi Beach has so many great restaurants... suggest you look elsewhere.

Tags: Scenic View
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Food4
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·Dined on 1 September 2017

Nicely prepared meal, friendly staff, efficient service

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on 26 August 2017

Every single course was absolutely perfectly cooked and so delicious. Flawless seafood, we would go back in a heartbeat.

Tags: People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Fun
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·Dined on 12 August 2017

The food was out of this world .
The brussel sprouts were exceptional

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 5 August 2017

Our first visit last Saturday. We're a group of 6 and had a late lunch booking at 230pm. To our surprise when we're there it's still packed and we had to wait almost 15 minutes before getting the attention and being seated. We ordered three sides to share: potato scallop is average, chips are good, miso cauliflower is the standout winner and the whole table just love it. For Mains, half the table ordered the bug linguine; it's a bit salty but the bug meats are really declious. The flounder is a bit undercooked. The rump is pretty average. Friendly service and good vibe, quite different from the other eateries around the area.

Tags: Waterfront
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Food5
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·Dined on 5 August 2017

It's always a pleasure coming back to North Bondi Fish. Whether it be a casual lunch, date night or a catchup with friends - it never disappoints! My wife and I together with our kids had a really enjoyable time. Lunch was delicious, staff were helpful and the sun was shining!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 29 July 2017

Great spot for a girls' lunch. Fun vibe, unbeatable view, friendly staff. However it is very loud.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Fun
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·Dined on 29 July 2017

Very good food!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on 21 July 2017

Very welcoming. The cuttlefish entree was fantastic. The Chablis and Malbec were enjoyable. Staff were great

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 16 July 2017

Subject to making a prior booking this restaurant is great.

The food is fresh and well cooked and presented.

The flavours are well balanced.

It can be busy and as such noisy but such is the buzz of Bondi.

The parking is expensive,even at a council meter it was $14.80 for two hours!

We were lucky to find a spot right out front but don't count on it.

The walk will do you good anyway!

We will return!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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Food4
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·Dined on 16 July 2017

Great food - horrendous service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 28 June 2017

From the moment we entered the restaurant we were warmly welcomed and the service was like that for the entire time we dined there. It was a cold winter not so busy Wednesday lunchtime so perhaps we experienced a little more attention than the norm. Food was terrific and a great menu. We loved it! Thanks to the waiting staff, great service with a smile - no attitude.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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Food5
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·Dined on 23 June 2017

Great food,panoramic views!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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·Dined on 14 June 2017

The food was tasty, the staff were friendly and professional. The only criticism I have is the amount of salt addded. This is a personal taste. Perhaps ask them to add less.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on 28 May 2017

The service was okay but they knew nothing about the menu and the food was very disappointing. The prawns and mussels were both overcooked and the sashimi was just a version of what you would get at local Japanese, everything from a bottle, nothing made in house. Shame

Tags: Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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Food5
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·Dined on 28 May 2017

We had a wonderful lunch here! Would recommend to anyone wanting a special time and delicious food in a beautiful setting.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 25 May 2017

Close to the beach, perfect weather, related service, good food

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 24 May 2017

Really liked it, I've been here many times. It's a little different on a weeknight, best to go on an afternoon I reckon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 20 May 2017

Alway's nice to dine with a view... Eat Seafood accompanied with great wine and enjoy friendly service.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on 6 May 2017

An ideal location, with stunning views, capable and friendly service delivering amazing food and wine.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on 30 April 2017

Great spot for a Sunday lunch with family and friends

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (London)·Dined on 27 April 2017

Went to this restaurant because of previous good reviews on the food and service and it lived up to expectations. My family and I had a wonderful dinner. Ambience and food were excellent, and staff were exceptional. Ben our waiter was approachable and knowledgeable and made some great recommendations. Restaurant was not pretentious and we were made to feel very welcome. Would highly recommend this restaurant for food and service.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Spicy, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on 24 April 2017

It's just lovely sitting there looking out over Bondi. Our waitress was lovely.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Groups
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Food5
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·Dined on 23 April 2017

The food was fantastic, the service exceptionally poor - I think they were all sucking on lemons! The view was beautiful but seemed to be available to the local walk ins rather than to those who had booked in advance. The place was heaving so the noise level was very high and the view impossible to see with all the people.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 19 April 2017

Food was good, but overshadowed by terrible service. Went here for 'date night' and got consistently ignored and served the wrong food. Would not recommend.

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 (London)·Dined on 16 April 2017

Great location with great food. Definitely recommend

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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·Dined on 14 April 2017

This was our second dining experience at NBF and the consistency of quality of food was perfect! Nothing was too much trouble for the wait staff. The freshness of the produce, presentation of the dishes and reasonable prices made for a truly wonderful Good Friday dining experience! Highly recommend!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 8 April 2017

I have had many meals at North bondi fish and normally love it. The service from the front of house manager was appalling. We queued - despite booking. We were told we'd have to share a table with another 2. Had to wait for table to be reset. Our meal was given to the wrong table as we watched on. It was picked up and given to us without apology. Trying to pay we waited 10min while the FOH manager was on phone ignoring us. He gave us the wrong bill twice then got annoyed at us!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 7 April 2017

Came here with a small group for my birthday. The food was great but the service was average. We physically had to get up from our seats and go up to the wait-staff more than once to be served, for basics such as drinks, and to get menus. For a Friday lunch time, and with prices like these, we would have expected a higher level of attentiveness and timelier service as well as more staff on the floor.
It's a shame, as the food was really good but we felt ignored and not looked after service-wise

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on 1 April 2017

We had a wonderful lunch, very well looked after by the waiting staff and divine food.
An afternoon well spent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 31 March 2017

We had a wonderful time at North Bondi Fish. Apart from a mistake on the bill, the food, service and ambiance was exceptional! Would highly recommend

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 27 March 2017

What a downfall in twelve months. Cane back for dinner this week.
Extremely slow service, needed to prompt them for nearly everything.
Entree arrived and it looked like something from Junior Masterchef, fought whiting fillets in large soft taco with a blob of supermarket coleslaw st the base. Hardly any fish within the batter, and very expensive for the quality.
Main arrived and the spanner crab omlette was dark brown and without flavour (except burnt egg).
Didn't bother with dessert, and three glasses of wine in total we were hut with a $180 bill.
Won't be back Matt Moran. What's changed? Is it the jack of Sullivan style me thinks?

Tags: Casual
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 27 March 2017

TUNA TARTARE ! Ordered it twice, was amazing! Beautiful sunset, oysters, wine and atmosphere. Well done. defiantly the best in Bondi.

W Storey

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Healthy, Great Beer, Waterfront, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Scenic View
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·Dined on 27 March 2017

The food was excellent but unfortunately the whole experience was brought down by the poor service.
The staff were new and possibly training last Monday night.
They made plenty of mistakes - bringing us the wrong dishes to the table, ordered prosecco and given Verve and then told to return this glass because we would be charged more for the champagne.
The staff didn't know the menu when asked about particulars.
Overall very disappointed with the service that's its hard to recommend this plac

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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