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Published June 4th 2017
Cafe with an incredible view
Sydney's northern beaches boast some of the most beautiful ocean views and what better way to enjoy them than over well-brewed coffee and catch up with family and friends.
Paradise Cafe is the perfect location to enjoy both, delicious cuisine and stunning views of Palm Beach. With its open indoor/outdoor setting, the cafe has plenty of room to move around and is ideal for families even with young children.
Located directly across the road from Palm Beach, the views are simply stunning. During winter months, the café is very quiet in the mornings but can get busy during lunch hours. So if you are looking for a peaceful start to the day, head over for breakfast or brunch.
During summer months, the café gets busy in the morning and at lunchtime, but it never feels too crowded.
For breakfast, enjoy all time favourites such as Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Yoghurt with granola and seasonal fresh fruit plate or a Healthy Breakfast plate. Breakfast is served until 1pm, so even if you have a slow start in the morning, you have plenty of time to come in for your morning meal.
Lunch menu includes soup or pasta of the day, sandwiches, pulled pork rolls, salads, burgers and other dishes such as teriyaki chicken and nachos.
If you are after a light snack, you will find a variety of toasties, slices, cakes and muffins. All meals are reasonably priced – muffins and slices start from $5, breakfasts from $12, and full meals from $16.
Parking is available on the beach, although during summer, it can get a little busy, so you may need to park onside streets. If you are coming by bus, then L90 is the best way to go.
Although Palm Beach is popular, it doesn't get as busy as Manly or Freshwater Beach and is mainly frequented by locals and fans of Home and Away TV show, which is filmed on its shores.
There are several great spots at Palm Beach to enjoy a fabulous day out – for those with young children, check out Governor Phillip Park on Beach Road, Iluka Park on Iluka Road or go swimming in the calm waters off Waratah Road. If you prefer to surf or body boarding then, the surf beach across the road from Paradise Cafe is ideal. There is no shade on the beach, so make sure you bring a beach umbrella or tent, especially if staying all day.
For incredible views of Palm Beach and the surrounding area head over to the Barrenjoey Head Lighthouse, located at Sydney's most northern point.