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Coogee Pavilion

The Coogee Pavilion is a great place to hang out either for a friendly lunch with sea view during the day or for drinks and a good party at night with nice vibes, as Merivale knows how…

I would recommend this place much more for the atmosphere and the amazing proximity to the beach than for the food, even if it is rather good. The menu features the usual winners such as burgers, fish and chips and pizzas (which are homemade woodfired), but also seafood, a good selection of meat and a few desserts.

My 2 regrets are : it is a bit pricy and there are too many menus in too many areas, so for instance, on the rooftop, the food options are limited, which is frustrating.


  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and currently rated #2 out of 70 restaurants in Coogee.
  • Recommended by Concrete playground and Good Food
  • Perfect place to hang out by the beach
  • Rooftop bar with beach view
  • Very big space with 2 different floors and atmospheres.
  • Homemade and Woodfired pizzas
  • Family friendly – outdoor space.
  • One of Merivale’s most iconic venues
  • Games area with petanque, ping pong and giant scrabble.
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Seafood : oysters, smashed crabs, raw fish, seafood platter.
Sashimi platter : $32 to $59

Main menu: Salads, burgers, pizzas, fish and grill.
Shaved raw Brussel sprouts, hot smoked salmon, avocado and boiled egg salad $23.

Bar Menu: Snacks, rolls, salads and pizzas.

Pizzas $20 to $26: 18 different homemade and woodfired pizzas

Desserts $12 : Panna cotta, flan, ice cream…

Chef: Jordan Toft


Open Hours:
Ground Floor – Mon – Sun, 7:30am til late
Rooftop – Thursday – Sunday, 12pm – 12am
Breakfast from 7:30 to 11 am

Kids Menu available

Address : 169 Dolphin St, Coogee, NSW, 2034

Phone: 02 9240 3000


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