Crows Nest Restaurant

Crows Nest Restaurant

Enjoy Australia’s best seafood restaurant while you soak up the cafe culture

Situated in the heart of Crows Nest, our lower north shore restaurant has a distinct cafe feel. Whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner, a place to escape the office or somewhere to meet up with friends, relax, sit back and enjoy the buzz of surrounding Crows Nest while you enjoy Australia’s best seafood restaurant.


02 9966 0445


6/29 Holtermann Street, Crows Nest (off Alexander Street).


Our Crows Nest restaurant is right next door to the Holtermann Street council car park, with the first 2 hours parking free. A second council car park is in Hume Street, which is a 4 minute walk to the restaurant. On street metered parking is also available.

Opening Hours:

Garfish is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between!
Breakfast 8 am (Sundays from 9am) to 11 am (lighter options available until 12pm).
Lunch 12 noon to 3 pm (bar food available until 5.30pm).
Dinner from 5.30 pm. View our restaurant booking policy.

Public Holidays:

Garfish Crows Nest is open on all public holidays, with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Please check our seafood restaurant blog for opening hours and special menus for public holidays and special events throughout the year.

North-shore-seafood-restaurant-GarfishOur philosophy is simple: we serve the freshest fish and you choose how you’d like it prepared, with our constantly changing blackboard menu featuring only the freshest market fish sourced that morning.

Our menus promise you the best seafood from each season, as well as renowned favourites like our Snapper pie with mouth watering thick fillets of fresh snapper, that keep the locals coming back for more. We also offer a varied wine list so you can add a perfectly matched drop to your meal.

The lower north shore’s best cafe style breakfasts

Garfish Crows Nest is the perfect place to start your day. Soak up the cafe culture while enjoying our cafe style breakfasts, from Belgian waffles and coffee to our hot breakfasts, you won’t be disappointed.

Australia’s best seafood restaurant: The perfect business setting

If you work on the lower north shore, our Crows Nest restaurant is only a short walk away. We’re ideal for that informal business meeting and we’ll have your business clients talking you up or your team leaving energised. We’re always here for those times you need to escape the office as well – our free wi-fi means you can get some work done while you enjoy an uninterrupted break.

Garfish Crows Nest is easy to get to – there’s a ample parking, buses on the nearby Pacific Highway or we’re a short walk from St Leonards station – either way you’ll be enjoying the cafe culture at our Crows Nest restaurant, Garfish style, in no time.

Crows Nest Restaurant in photos