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Drink & Dine

Savour seasonal dishes by the sea

Our Austinmer restaurant and bar offers beachfront dining seven days a week.

Come by for a casual meal, celebrate with your favourite sundowner or stay nourished on your coastal escape with luxury accommodation only a stone’s throw away. We welcome you to enjoy a variety of fresh food and beverage options in our serene seaside setting, from farm-to-table dishes and succulent seafood to woodfired pizza and dumplings. Sit back, soak up the views and delight in every bite at Headlands Austinmer Beach.

Explore our Menu

Discover our delicious menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner at our waterfront restaurant in Wollongong. 

Breakfast 7:30am – 11:00am | Lunch 11:30am – 3:30pm | Snack Menu 3:30pm – 5:30pm | DInner 5:30pm – 8:00pm (8:30pm Fri & Sat)


Mushroom, Spinach & Feta Omelette (V)

with slow roasted tomatoes & hash browns

Belgian Waffles

with vanilla macerated strawberries, Nutella & ice cream

Crunchy French Toast (V)

brioche loaf with crushed corn flakes, berries, roasted almonds & maple ricotta

Acai Smoothie Bowl (Vegan, GF)

with rice granola, banana, berries, toasted almonds & peanut butter

Breakfast Burger (GFO)

bacon, fried eggs, american cheddar, roquette & sweet chilli with hash browns

Breakfast Burrito

scrambled eggs, bacon, cheese, avocado, chilli beans & hash browns

Eggs Benedict (GFO)

poached eggs, wilted spinach, bearnaise & toasted sourdough with bacon or smoked salmon or ham

Smashed Avocado Toast (V, GFO)

with Danish feta, roasted tomato & bagel seasoning

Toasted Bagel

with feta spread, smoked salmon, Spanish onion, herb aioli & toasted bagel seasoning

Big Fry (GFO)

fried eggs, bacon, mushrooms, chilli beans, toasted sourdough, roasted tomato, hash browns & wilted greens

Small Fry (GFO)

eggs your way with bacon, toasted sourdough & roasted tomatoes

Toasted Sourdough (V,GFO)

with spread of choice

Lunch & Dinner

To Start

Garlic bread (V)


Chips (V, GF, DFO, VGNO)

with herbed aioli & lemon

Pacific Rock Oysters (DF, NF)

served natural or with tamari, tabasco dressing
$30.00 (1/2 Doz) - 48.00 (Doz)

Souvlaki Bread (GFO, V)

with jalapeno lime hummus, tzatziki & marinated olives

Bucket Of Tiger Prawns (GF, DF)

with herbed aioli & lemon

Salt & Pepper Fried Squid (NF, DFO)

with mixed leaf salad, herbed aioli & lemon

Whipped Ricotta Crostini (V)

with date, rhubarb compote, honey & crushed pistachios

Korean Gochujang Sticky Chicken Wings

with cucumber yoghurt

To Share

Seafood (NF, DF)

6 oysters, 1/2kg tiger prawns, smoked salmon, chips, battered dory & fried squid with herbed aioli

Charcuterie (GFO)

San Daniele prosciutto, chilli salami, smoked pork neck, brie, beetroot relish, olives, lavosh crispbread, grissini, house pickles & lime hummus

Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder (GF)

with shawarma spiced carrots, spring greens, chimichurri & tzatziki


NT Barramundi Fillet (GF, NF, DF)

with stir-fried mushrooms, Asian greens & shallot oil

Chargrilled Chicken Supreme (GF)

with roasted shawarma spiced carrots, mash & mushroom crème

250G Rump Steak (GF, NF)

with mash potato, spring greens & choice of sauce

Panko Chicken Schnitzel (NF)

with chips, ranch slaw & sauce of choice

Chicken Parmigiana (NF)

bacon, tomato sugo & mozzarella with chips & leaf salad

Crispy Skin Salmon (GF)

with cauliflower purée, roasted shawarma spiced carrots & lemon

Roast Porchetta (GF)

with mash potato, spiced carrots & smoked apple relish

Fresh Pappardelle Pasta

with spring onions, chilli, lemon & garlic butter prawns

Battered Dory & Chips (NF)

with leaf salad, herbed aioli & lemon


Smokey BBQ Burger (GFO)

beef patty, smoked oak BBQ chorizo sauce & American cheese

Steak Sandwich (GFO)

mixed leaf, beetroot relish, red onion & chimichurri aioli on a turkish roll

Grilled Chicken Sandwich (GFO, NF)

red pepper kewpie mayo, cheese, kimchi & ranch slaw on a turkish roll

Bhaji Burger (V)

cumin seed & chilli crisp Bhaji, mix leaf, corn, mango chutney & cucumber tzatziki

Salads & Sides

Headlands Caesar (NF)

mixed leaf, bacon. parmesan, fried egg, croutons & garlic herb dressing

Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower Salad (V, VGNO, GFO)

pickled carrot ribbons, roasted almonds & tahini yoghurt

Mixed Leaf (V, VGNO, GFO)

feta, roasted pumpkin seeds, sugar snap & red onion with lemon sumac dressing

Little Nippers

Cheeseburger & Chips (GFO, NF)


Fish & Chips (DF, NF)


Grilled Chicken & Chips (GF, NF)


Chicken Nuggets & Chips


beachside dining

Discover laidback beachside dining, day and night.

Drink, dine and unwind by the waves at our Austinmer restaurant and bar. Whether you are a local patron, day tripper or guest at Headlands Austinmer Beach, we invite you to indulge in an assortment of cuisines and refreshments. Perched above Little Austinmer Beach are our Bistro, Sundowner Lounge, Main Bar, Sports Bar, Beer Garden, Sundowner Terrace, and The Airstream food truck.

Reserve a Table or Host An Event

Gather all your family and friends to experience a wonderful feast in front of the beautiful Pacific Ocean.

Hire an exclusive space for your social event, complete with optional food & drink enhancements to elevate the oceanfront experience. We accept group dining reservations for parties between 10 & 30 people. To book, please contact us.  

Meet our Head Chef

Head Chef, Jake McConnell-Clague.

Jake is committed to creating a relaxed dining experience at our Austinmer restaurant, drawing inspiration from our proximity to the Pacific Ocean and his passion for paddock-to-plate produce.