Boasting awe-inspiring views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the world-famous Opera House, Waterfront offers guests the finest harbour front dining position in Sydney.
Set in the Rocks precinct in the original Campbell's Storehouses built in 1839, Waterfront is in the heart of Sydney, close to CBD hotels and public transport. A team of dedicated chefs serve a range of fresh Australian cuisine, delivered with impeccable service. A distinctive replica of a square-rigged colonial sailing ship mast adorns the outside paved dining area of the restaurant, a fine tribute to the restaurant's colonial history. Within its three-levels Waterfront presents a range of private rooms furnished with nautical decor for both small and large groups.
Waterfront is a charming Sydney location for weddings, business events, dinners and family celebrations. Waterfront exudes the grandeur and charm of the past, which is matched by its lavishly crafted cuisine.
Dockside Group’s Thomas Hawley, Head Chef at Waterfront and Wolfies Restaurants boasts a diverse and successful culinary career. Completely self-taught, Hawley learnt everything he knows from working in kitchens, with no formal training.
Hawley has gained experience working as a chef for over ten years in a range of local and international restaurants in England, France and Australia. He’s worked at many of Sydney’s top restaurants including Level 41, Catalina, Swiss Grand Hotel Bondi and overseas at London’s, La Pont de la Tour and Richard Branson’s Roof Gardens.
Having spent the past four years at Dockside Group’s restaurants at The Rocks, highlights of his tenure include:
Hawley's approach to his cooking revolves around sourcing the freshest ingredients available. He possesses a creative approach to his craft and is committed to delivering highly-favourable and aesthetically pleasing cuisine.