About - Bathers Pavilion



Set on Sydney’s Balmoral Beach overlooking Middle Harbour, the much-loved Bathers’ Pavilion combines beachside elegance with a 1920s art deco soul and Mediterranean charm. Bathers’ is the perfect Sydney restaurant with a view for special occasions, life’s celebrations, a family meal or even the ultimate beachside fish and chips.

Owners Ian Pagent and Jessica Shirvington deliver the best of Australian coastal dining, from beach snacks through to fine dining, across a variety of different spaces within the grand heritage building. All with spectacular views over Balmoral Beach.

It’s classic. It’s coastal. It’s Bathers’.

Spaces at Bathers'


Bathers’ Pavilion Restaurant

Elegant fine dining with Balmoral Beach views from every seat.
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Bathers’ Bistro

Relaxed all-day bistro dining by the beach.
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Kiosk at Bathers’

Coffee, artisan ice-pops and more to-go.
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Private Dining

Intimate spaces and dining options that celebrate the best of Bathers’.
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The Louis Terrace

Champagne and Balmoral Beach people-watching.
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Event Spaces

Elegant and flexible spaces for weddings, parties and more on the Balmoral beachfront.
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Bathers’ Pavilion offers a unique dining experience for all occasions. There are a series of spaces from the relaxed to the formal, with dining options for all times of the day and all with that beautiful Balmoral Beach view.

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The Bathers’ Pavilion team is a collective of passionate and very talented individuals, both in the kitchen and front of house. They bring a wealth of experience working in the most revered restaurants in Australia and internationally.

Dedicated to creating exceptional dining experiences for our guests, our team ensure every guest is treated with warmth and a relaxed elegance. We welcome you to our lovely grand home on the beach, Bathers’ Pavilion.

Our Team


Cameron Johnston, Restaurant Head Chef

Cameron returns to Bathers’ after four-years spent honing his craft in the fine dining kitchens of St Claude’s and Jonah’s Whale Beach.
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Ty Bellingham, Betel Leaf Head Chef

With more than 20 years experience globally, Ty Bellingham, is a world authority on Thai cuisine.
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Dominy Vaughan, Betel Leaf Manager

Dom goes above and beyond for each and every guest, nailing approachable, friendly and professional service.
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