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The Island Bar, Eastern Apron

The Island Bar, Eastern Apron

Wood-fired pizza, The Island Bar

Wood-fired pizza, The Island Bar

Societe Overboard, Parramatta Wharf

Societe Overboard, Parramatta Wharf

Societe Overboard, Parramatta Wharf

The Marina Cafe, Camber Wharf

The Marina Cafe, Camber 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 (weather dependant):

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Societe Overboard food menu (PDF - 138.3 KB) Beverages menu (PDF - 142.89 KB)

Please note: due to licensing regulations, bottled wine will be opened at time of purchase.
To contact Societe Catering, call (02) 9555 5586, 0434 372 260 or email: societecatering@bigpond.com


Cockatoo Island Marine Centre, Camber Wharf

Check out the Marina Cafe located at Camber Wharf Marina on the Southern Apron. This is a family friendly environment serving wraps, salads, dumplings, cakes and a range of snacks, along with coffee, tea and cold drinks including beer and wine.

Opening hours (weather dependant):
Weekends & public holidays: 10am – 5pm
School holidays: Saturday, 19 September to Monday, 5 October 10am - 5pm

Please note, alcohol purchased from the Marine Centre must be consumed within their licensed area. 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.

Opening hours (weather dependant):

September  
Fri - Sun 12.30pm - 7.30pm
October  
Thurs and Sun 12.30pm - 7.30pm
Fri and Sat 12.30pm - 9.00pm
November   
Wed, Thurs, Sun 12.30pm - 7.30pm
Fri and Sat 12.30pm - 9.00pm
December - January  
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sun 12.30pm - 7.30pm
Fri and Sat 12.30pm - 9.00pm

The Island Bar hours are weather dependant - for up to date information and opening hours visit The Island BarThe bar and kitchen close 30 minutes prior to closing time. Please note, alcohol purchased from The Island Bar must be consumed within their licensed area.


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. Please note, you can not bring alcohol onto Cockatoo Island, beer and wine can be purchased from Societe Overboard located near Parramatta Wharf. Read more about the Cockatoo Island alcohol rules.

Public barbeques
Located in Memorial Park, opposite the Visitor Centre, these are available for public to use.  For groups larger than 10 people, a booking is required due to demand.
To make a booking contact licensing@harbourtrust.gov.au

Campground kitchen
The campground kitchen is not available for public use. However for groups of up to 30, it can be booked for use from Monday – Thursday 12pm – 3pm. Fees apply.
To book contact the Accommodation Office, ph (02) 9700 4100 or email stay@cockatooisland.gov.au
For groups of 30+, please contact our Venue Hire team for alternative locations licensing@harbourtrust.gov.au

BBQ packs
BBQ packs can be ordered in advance from Societe Overboard located near the Parramatta Wharf. Download the BBQ packs menu (PDF - 135.18 KB)
To order, call Societe Overboard on 0434 372 260 from Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Vending machines
There are vending machines located near the cafe, in the campground kitchen and on the upper island near building 10. There is also a coffee machine located in the campground kitchen and tap water on Cockatoo Island is Sydney water and is drinkable.

Please note alcohol cannot be brought onto Cockatoo Island.