Sealevel Cronulla

A foodie’s guide to Cronulla  

Cronulla may be known for its idyllic beachside location, but the Sydney suburb’s food game has quickly become the area’s biggest drawcard. Located just a short drive from the CBD, Cronulla is a hub full of places to eat and shops stocked with the latest fashion and design; all of which sit a stone’s throw away from some of Sydney’s best beaches. Here, you’ll find everything from oceanside cafes serving up casual fare to some of most innovative dining Sydney has to offer.


There’s no denying that this glass-walled eatery has helped put Cronulla on the food map. With a focus on Mod-Aus cuisine and freshly caught seafood, Sealevel combines elevated cooking techniques with unsurpassed views of the coastline from every table. Just as good as the view is head chef Nathan Allouche’s menu. The menu reflects the freshest ingredients of the season, with dishes seared North Atlantic scallops, barbecued chermoula snapper fillets or pan fried green lobster tail.

2 Kingsway, Cronulla

Bobbys Cronulla

Bobbys radiates playfulness and elegance. With natural stone accents, and breathtaking north-facing views, Bobby’s invites you to savour moments of culinary delight against the backdrop of Cronulla Beach. At the helm of Bobby’s are Executive Chef Pablo Tordesillas, renowned for his expertise at Otto & Totti’s, and Head Chef Shaun Baker, whose culinary journey includes Pier, Yan Restaurant, and Bills Restaurants. Together, they’ve crafted a menu that epitomises a modern ocean-to-plate ethos.

1a Gerrale Street, Cronulla

Giro Osteria

Dimly lit, Giro exudes cozy, intimates vibes, with plates of pasta that scream romance. Start with their iconic Apple Martini, then make your way through some starters. Order the salumi board and pasta con ragu to bring home the satisfaction of good Italian food cooked well.

3/1 McDonald Street Cronulla

Queen Margarita

There is plenty of excellent pizza in the Shire but only one has earned the title of serving authentically Neapolitan pizza. Insert: Queen Margherita. The Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) has the task of verifying and authorising ‘true Naples’ pizza ensuring the traditional pizza-making methods are adhered to. If you’re struggling with taking your pick, we suggest the Prosciutto Crudo E Rucola. Thank us later.

Shop 9, 2 Surf Road Cronulla

Alphabet St.

Alphabet St. is a modern Asian restaurant and bar located on Cronulla beach. Their exquisite menu is designed to be shared – Betel leaf with tea-smoked trout and tomato relish; fish floss, sweet pork, green mango and nahm jim; steamed whole fish with a lime and chilli broth. These are a few of the dishes that are guaranteed to provide first-timers with a sensory overload at Alphabet St. Not to mention their famous Apple Martini.

5/8 The Kingsway Cronulla

El Rey

Offering tasty modern Mexican, a killer cocktail list and all-around good vibes. El Rey is perfect for a fun date night or get-together with your crew.

The margarita list has to be one of the best in the Shire, with the Jalapeño or Elderflower Marg essential on your first visit. As for the food, try the Tuna Ceviche, Spicy Halloumi Taco, Birria Beef Taco, Huarache De Camarones and of course, the Churros with Dulce De Leche.

1 Kingsway Cronulla

Next Door

Blurring the lines between café, restaurant, and bar, in a stunning location overlooking North Cronulla Beach. Visit Next Door for a coffee with friends, enjoy a cocktail over a long lunch, or a relaxing glass of wine whilst overlooking Cronulla Beach to wind down your day. 

Shop 2, 4-6 Kingsway, Cronulla

The Nuns Pool

The Nuns Pool takes its name from the ocean pool across the road at Shelly Beach where local nuns once bathed. With sweeping terrace views through the pine trees to the ocean and beachside esplanande, this restaurant, located down the southern end of the Cronulla peninsula is one of the most popular.  An Australian-style cafe is brimming with delicious fare made with high quality and locally-sourced ingredients

103 Ewos Parade, Cronulla


Vegetarians of the South Coast have long heralded the siren call of this café, which has served up plant-based dishes for close to forty years. Whether you make a pilgrimage to their Milton, Huskisson or Cronulla locations, the menu stays the same. For breakfast, opt for the homemade granola served with yoghurt, mixed berries and local honey, or grab one of their signature burgers with peanut sauce for lunch. Thursday to Saturday nights, they offer a Mexican inspired menu along with selected burgers and our non-alcoholic drinks from our day menu, as well as a fully licensed bar offering cocktails, beer, wine & house-made sangria guaranteed to delight your taste buds.

97 Gerrale Street, Cronulla

Cronulla RSL


Is this the most beautiful RSL in all the land? Located on the sandy shoreline of Cronulla beach panoramic ocean views, and recently renovated Deck Bar, it very well could be. Head inside to discover a host of venues for whatever your heart desires.  


38 Gerrale Street, Cronulla


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