Get out and try the best places in Australia this long weekend to taste the fruits of the sea. From shucking fresh oysters to juicy lobsters, there's an abundance of opportunities to sample Australia's world-famous seafood.
Climb up the grand weatherboard beauty and feel like you're visiting a friend's beach house at Pilu at Freshwater. With such natural blessings it could be all about the view; but Chef Giovanni Pilu handles his Sardinian-inspired menu with expertise and modern flair taking seafood to the next level. His crumbed smoked eel balls with baby mussels, tart grapefruit slivers and baby spinach is a masterful yet subtle combination. The sweet green friggitello peppers work beautifully with cured salmon, scattered with popcorn-like faro and oregano leaves. Though these are a few of his signature dishes there is a wide range of seafood to choose from, something to suit everyone.
Harbourfront Restaurant is the Illawarra's premier seafood restaurant. Boasting Wollongong's most famous and picturesque views of Wollongong Harbour, Harbourfront Restaurant is located on the water's edge, at the beautiful Belmore Basin. It's the perfect place to taste the freshest local produce and seafood, with a seasonal menu featuring not only the freshest in local seafood, but also a wide range of other delicacies. Dine in an intimate and modern setting enhanced by stunning views of the ocean and mountains.
On top of world-class dining experience, the fish house offers an ever–changing seasonal menu. The location gives clients a breathtaking view of Burleigh Beach in addition to other scenic views around Burleigh Heads and the Gold Coast. With a team of professionals led by their Head Chef, The Fish House has earned a reputation of high-quality services coupled with award winning recipes and fresh seafood cuisines that will ensure that you'll want to come back for more.
The Atlantic is inspired by the famous New York meat packing district and the hustle and bustle of the fish markets of years gone by, in New York and Chicago. With an uncompromising focus on excellence – the seafood is sourced from Australia's very best producers, it is this spirit that infuses every aspect of the restaurant, from its design and ambience to service and of course its cuisine- all in this magnificent waterfront location. The Atlantic experience is designed for all the senses and can be enjoyed in many ways, from the oyster bar and a la carte menus through to Donovan Cooke's signature degustation menus. A true ocean to plate experience!
Skyline Restaurant is located on the rooftop of Rydges South Park. With spectacular views over the Southern Park Lands and Adelaide Hills, Skyline restaurant serves modern Australian cuisine, fresh seafood dishes and showcases great wines from South Australia's famous wine regions. Skyline Restaurant sources the freshest South Australian produce serving up a menu that is sure to tantalise taste buds.
Leave home this long weekend and buy the Good Food restaurant gift card to experience the best of Australia's fine dining and service. Buy the Good Food Gift Card online today.