About The Cookhouse

A Randwick icon, both in terms of what’s on offer and the pub and bistro’s beautiful 19th-century setting down Belmore Road, The Cookhouse runs a tight ship packed with modern Australian gastropub fare and entertainment, making it a top destination for the good life in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Craft beers figure big on the drinks menu here, while The Cookhouse’s express lunch selection and a la carte menu, regularly changed, ensures a steady flow of custom throughout the week. Best to book, especially to head off the after-work and weekend rush.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Address

The Cookhouse
141 Belmore Road, Randwick
Sydney 2031

Menu Highlights

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Tapas

Charcuterie Platter

with duck prosciutto, delitalia basturma, salami veneto, goat’s curd, kiss peppers, artichoke
A$30.00

Habanero & Papaya Chicken Wings

with buttermilk, ranch & cucumber
A$14.00

Ratatouille Arancini

with fior de latte & saffron aioli
A$13.00

More about The Cookhouse, Randwick

The Cookhouse’s drinks menu begins ambitiously, offering at pole position a tempting selection of signature cocktails. You’ll often see slightly worse for wear but effortlessly chic and sunglassed gaggles sipping on the house Bloody Mary come the weekend, but we like the litre jug of Pimm’s, peach bitters, dry ginger ale and lemonade to share on sunny Sydney days. And, hop heads rejoice, The Cookhouse’s sandstone castle down Randwick’s Belmore Road is known as a stronghold for international craft beers, on tap and bottled. A big list of boutique wines round off a peerless selection of liquid refreshment.

Lunch and dinner is served seven days a week at The Cookhouse, with share plates and tapas particularly popular at this Randwick social hub. Rustic and international, The Cookhouse keeps tapas simple, as it should be, but makes the most of the modern Australian cuilnary approach to present plates brimming with fresh and carefully matched ingredients. Making the most of Sydney’s seafood bounty, dishes like the scallops with morcilla, pea and mascarpone, cauli and Manchego cheese are divine for a light lunch or to share. Sidle up to sliders and sides like lamb shoulder with harissa or the polenta chips with truffled pecorino before attacking The Cookhouse’s larger plates: big appetites will go for the superlative steak selection, while light dishes like the young chicken with ancient grains, pomegranate, green beans and smoked yoghurt add a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean tinge to proceedings.

138 The Cookhouse Reviews

Excellent
4.7/6
138 Reviews
Food:Great
Value for money:Good value
Service:Great
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Atmosphere:Pleasant
"Excellent"6/6
GALINA L.a month ago · 1 review

Excellent lunch value - best in the area. The service, which used to be slow in recent years, seems to have drastically improved. Great value for money.

"Excellent"6/6
Peter M.2 months ago · 1 review

Fabulous food and service. A real neighborhood gem. We had a fair bit of trouble finding on street parking, the is a parking station just up the road though.

"Excellent"6/6
Nathan C.2 months ago · 1 review

Had a great experience at The Cookhouse for dinner. It has been the second night I've been here and will be back again. Food was great, there is a good selection of drinks and the service was good