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The Island Bar, Eastern Apron

The Island Bar, Eastern Apron

The Island Bar, Eastern Apron

Societe Overboard, Parramatta Wharf

Societe Overboard, Parramatta Wharf

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Societe Overboard, Parramatta Wharf

Societe Overboard offer a great range of breakfast and lunch options including fresh sandwiches, salads and burgers, accompanied with a selection of hot and cold drinks including beer and wine. Perfect for your next visit to Cockatoo Island.

Opening hours:

Sunday - Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 7:00pm

Download the menu (PDF - 181.27 KB)

Cockatoo Island Marine Centre, Camber Wharf

Check out Cockatoo Island's newest cafe located at Camber Wharf on the Southern Apron. The Pop-up Airstream Cafe is a family friendly environment serving a variety of sandwiches, snacks, coffee, tea and cold drinks including beer and wine.

To complement the Airstream Cafe you will also find Captain Sausage and Friends, serving original German gourmet sausages and condiments!

Opening hours (Until 17th March):

Thursday - Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Captain Sausage,
Saturday - Sunday:
11:00am - 4:00pm 

Please note, alcohol purchased in licensed areas, must be consumed in the licensed areas.

More information about CIMC.

The Island Bar, Eastern Apron

Enjoy signature cocktails and drinks that are perfect over an Italian style lunch, dinner or evening snack, watching the sun go down over Sydney Harbour.

The Island Bar has a small family friendly area which closes at 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Please note that the children are not allowed in The Island Bar after this time.

March opening hours (weather permitting):

Thursday: 12.30pm - 8.00pm
Friday - Saturday: 12.30pm - 9.00pm
Sunday / Public holidays: 12.30pm - 7.30pm

April - 9th June opening hours (weather permitting):

Thursday: 12.30pm - 8.00pm
Friday - Saturday: 12.30pm - 9.00pm
Sunday / Public holidays: 12.30pm - 7.30pm

For more information about The Island Bar.

Picnic spots and BBQ areas

Visitors are welcome to pack a picnic and soak up the vistas in one of our scenic picnic spots, both the lower and upper island have a range of shady spots.

Barbeques available for the general public to use are located in Memorial Park, opposite The Island Office. The Campground Camper’s Kitchen is closed for general public use from 4.30pm Friday to midday Sunday, due to peak demand by overnight campers. Outside these hours this venue is available for hire, groups of 10 or more people require a booking, please contact The Accommodation Office, located on the lower island, ph (02) 8898 9774.

BBQ packs can be ordered in advance for Societe Overboard located near the Parramatta Wharf. Download the BBQ packs menu (PDF - 31.58 KB)

There is a drinks machine near The Island Office, and tap water on Cockatoo Island is Sydney water and is drinkable. Please note alcohol cannot be brought onto Cockatoo Island.