Sydney, New South Wales

Situated above North Sydney Olympic Pool, Aqua Dining is an elegant restaurant that offers one of the most impressive cityscape views in Sydney with views that sweep from Luna Park to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Combined with its refined modern Australian menu, Aqua Dining offers a quintessential Sydney dining experience.

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Corner of Paul and Northcliff Streets
Milsons Point NSW 2061


Milsons Point



Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$


Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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Aqua Dining uses the freshest Australian produce to create an inventive and contemporary menu, infusing Italian flavours with depth and integrity. An extensive award winning wine list matched with seamless and friendly service completes this sophisticated dining experience.

Aqua Dining is a fully licensed restaurant but offers BYO for Saturday lunch, Sunday lunch and Sunday dinner.


Some restaurants spend years investing their time and energy to be part of the exclusive chef hat club, while others prefer to devote their resources in keeping their customers happy, such is the case at Sydney's Aqua Dining. The restaurant, which opened in 2000, is part of the AQUA Dining Group, owned by Bill Drakopoulos. As well as Aqua Dining, Drakopolous also owns the four restaurants that bare the "Ripples" moniker at striking waterside locations such as Milson's Point and Chowder Bay.

Aqua Dining offers 180-degree water views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Photos just don't do the vista at this restaurant justice. To one side, you can watch as fitness fanatics energetically swim lengths of North Sydney Olympic Swimming Pool. Or, for those who have forgotten to exercise that day and prefer to eat their meal and sip their wine guilt-free, guests can angle their seats out towards Sydney Harbour, where the Harbour Bridge and the iconic Sydney Opera House loom impressively overhead. Renovations by renowned architect Sidney Koh in 2011 have transformed the dining room into a fresh, uncluttered space with pearl white tables and chairs with natural beech framing. Drenched in natural light, with a relaxed and casual vibe, Aqua Dining combines everything that a waterside restaurant should.

The effort that the Aqua team invests in ensuring that the restaurant stays at the cutting edge of the hospitality industry shows. From the dining specials to the restaurant's sleek aesthetic, all elements of the Aqua experience have been well researched and professionally implemented.

For a special treat arrive by water taxi.

Anna Lisle

Specials & Events

Fathers Day @ Aqua Dining
Dates Sun 01 Sep 19 to Sun 01 Sep 19
Location Milsons Point, New South Wales
Category Fathers Day
Description Treat Dad to a delicious meal on the harbour this Father's Day. Aqua Dining will be open on Fathers Day for ...
Weekend Delights @ Aqua Dining
Dates Sat 26 Jan 19 to Sun 22 Dec 19
Location Milsons Point, New South Wales
Category General
Description Enjoy three courses selected from Aqua Dining's a la carte menu for $79 (third course must be a dessert). OR enjoy ...
Bubbles by the Bridge @ Aqua Dining
Dates Sat 26 Jan 19 to Sun 26 Jan 20
Location Milsons Point, New South Wales
Category Weekend
Description Enjoy three courses from the a la carte menu (the third course must be a dessert) with sparkling wine or champagne flowing for two hours. ...
EOFY @ Aqua Dining
Dates Mon 03 Jun 19 to Thu 27 Jun 19
Location Milsons Point, New South Wales
Category End of Financial Year
Description Celebrate the EOFY at Aqua Dining & you'll enjoy a 4.5 hour premium beverage package, eight canap├ęs, two substantials, no venue hire and a complimentary ...
Margan Wine Dinner @ Aqua Dining
Dates Thu 27 Jun 19 to Thu 27 Jun 19
Location Milsons Point, New South Wales
Category Special Event
Description Join Aqua Dining and Margan Wines for a special wine dinner. Margan wines, established in 1996, are all Estate Grown and Estate ...


Please contact the restaurant for further information.
108 pax


Accessible by ferry
Accessible by water taxi
Function for 50-100
Harbourside Dining
Outdoor Dining
Romantic / Intimate
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Weddings
This restaurant does not have any awards.


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brooke baldwin - 11/03/2012
I luckily had the chance to do one week of work experience through my school, I had the best time. EVERYTHING is freshly even their own pasta and bread. They are all excellent and talented chefs. Beautiful location.