A Guide to Sydney Harbour's Top Waterfront Restaurants Accessible by Electric Boat

Discover Sydney Harbour's top waterfront restaurants accessible by electric boat, including Catalina, Ormeggio at The Spit, Aqua Dining, and China Doll. Experience exquisite dining and stunning views as you travel in style with your Seb subscription, complete with a personal skipper for seamless dockings at each restaurant.


There's no better way to indulge in Sydney's culinary scene than by dining at one of the city's many waterfront restaurants. With stunning views of Sydney Harbour and world-class food to match, these dining establishments offer an unparalleled experience. To make your dining adventure even more enjoyable and sustainable, why not access these restaurants via an electric boat? With Sydney Electric Boats (Seb) subscriptions, you'll have the added convenience of a skipper, allowing you to dock, dine, and be picked up with ease. In this guide, we'll introduce you to some of Sydney Harbour's top waterfront restaurants accessible by electric boat.

Catalina Rose Bay

Located in the picturesque Rose Bay, Catalina is an iconic Sydney restaurant known for its exceptional food, service, and stunning views. Featuring a modern Australian menu with a focus on seafood, this establishment offers a truly memorable dining experience. Some of the signature dishes you must try include the pan-fried snapper with potato and garlic puree, or the roasted Cape Grim beef tenderloin with truffle jus.

Catalina Rose Bay

With your Seb subscription, docking your electric boat at the nearby wharf is a breeze. Your skipper will ensure a smooth arrival and departure, so you can focus on enjoying your meal and the beautiful surroundings.


Nestled between the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Quay is an award-winning restaurant that has been a favourite among locals and tourists alike for years. With a menu crafted by acclaimed chef Peter Gilmore, you can expect innovative and sophisticated dishes that showcase the best of Australian produce. Be sure to try the Snow Egg, a signature dessert that has become synonymous with the restaurant.

Thanks to your Seb subscription, accessing Quay by electric boat is both convenient and eco-friendly. Your skipper will dock the boat at Circular Quay, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the dining experience without worrying about transportation logistics.

Bennelong Restaurant

Situated within the iconic Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Restaurant offers a unique dining experience with breathtaking views of the harbour. This modern Australian restaurant, led by chef Peter Gilmore, celebrates the best of local produce with a menu that changes seasonally. Some of the standout dishes include the seared King George whiting and the suckling pig with black garlic and native greens.

With the help of your Seb skipper, arriving at Bennelong Restaurant by electric boat is a seamless and enjoyable experience. You'll be able to dock nearby, savour your meal, and be whisked away to your next destination after your dining experience.

Ormeggio at The Spit

Located in the picturesque Spit Bridge marina, Ormeggio at The Spit offers an Italian-inspired dining experience with stunning waterfront views. This contemporary restaurant, helmed by chef Alessandro Pavoni, combines traditional Italian cooking techniques with innovative and modern twists. The menu features dishes such as the handmade tortelli with buffalo ricotta and the wood-fired king prawns with lemon and chilli.

Chef Alessandro Pavoni of Ormeggio. Image thanks delicious.com.au

Your Seb subscription makes visiting Ormeggio at The Spit effortless. Your personal skipper will dock your electric boat at the nearby marina, allowing you to enjoy a relaxing and sustainable dining experience without any logistical worries.

Aqua Dining

Perched above North Sydney Olympic Pool, Aqua Dining offers a unique dining experience with panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, the Harbour Bridge, and the Opera House. The elegant menu showcases modern Australian cuisine with a focus on fresh, local ingredients. Be sure to try the seared scallops with cauliflower puree and pancetta or the slow-cooked duck with quince and chestnuts.

Aqua Dining, image thanks Sydney Restaurant Group

Arriving at Aqua Dining by electric boat is both convenient and environmentally friendly, thanks to your Seb subscription. Your skipper will take care of docking at Milsons Point, leaving you free to indulge in the exquisite food and breathtaking views.

China Doll at Woolloomooloo

Nestled along the iconic Woolloomooloo Wharf, China Doll offers a sophisticated dining experience that blends modern Asian cuisine with an idyllic waterfront location. The restaurant's stylish interior is matched by its innovative menu, which features an array of dishes inspired by the diverse culinary influences of China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Be sure to sample the Sichuan-spiced crispy pork belly or the delicate steamed prawn and scallop dumplings.

China Doll, image thanks Best Restaurants of Australia

With your Seb subscription, arriving at China Doll is a breeze. Your personal skipper will expertly dock your electric boat at Woolloomooloo Wharf, allowing you to effortlessly step off and immerse yourself in the vibrant flavours and stunning harbour views that China Doll has to offer.


Sydney Harbour is home to an array of outstanding waterfront restaurants, each offering its own unique dining experience. By choosing to explore these culinary gems via electric boat, you not only enjoy a sustainable and convenient mode of transportation, but also enhance your overall dining adventure. With a Seb subscription and your personal skipper, all you need to do is sit back, relax, and indulge in some of Sydney's best waterfront dining experiences.

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