Whether you’re after eye-catching interior design, the best-looking brunch spread, or the most clickable comfort food, there are plenty of eateries in Ku-ring-gai worthy of your Instagram. Here’s a list of the best ones to check out.
Don’t let Cafe Nate’s relaxed and cozy interior fool you. The Roseville eatery knows how to serve up some of the best-looking dishes in Ku-ring-gai for both breakfast and brunch. In fact, their desserts look like they’re straight out of a fairytale! So if it’s sweet treats, healthy food or a mean cup of coffee you’re after, the team behind the cafe will happily oblige.
Can’t go to Switzerland just yet? No problem. Shake up your ‘gram with a trip down to The Matterhorn Swiss in Turramurra to break up the monotony and give yourself some international travel feels. The ambience has a very authentic feel to it with subtle red accents, softly glowing candles and walls adorned with artwork. Plus, you’ll have the satisfaction of eating uniquely Swiss fare which is a rare find in the area.
You’ll be tasting rainbows at Goodfields Eatery with its feel-good and looks-good menu! They say their avocado toast, Goodfields’ Bowl, Lobster Benedict, risotto and bircher muesli go down a treat with customers. While you can do takeaway, their food’s best enjoy at the venue where you’ll be treated to lots of natural light, earthy tones and touches of green all around.
If your Instagram feed is missing comfort food goals, head down to Burger Hounds in Wahroonga for a great line up of fried chicken and beef burgers (and mouth-watering sides) that will bring your tummy all the happy vibes. Plus, who doesn’t love a good burger click that’s been designed to make you feel ravenous, especially with melted cheese oozing from the sides?
Missing Spoon’s Japanese and Korean menu twists are begging to be part of your ‘gram. Skip the chicken schnitty for chicken katsu steak instead. Bored of your usual egg roll in the morning? The eatery has a yummy looking Korean street toast you can start off your day with. For a salad-type fix, grab one of their poke bowls and enjoy fresh, healthy produce for a quick-fix lunch.
The Greengate Hotel is a darling of North Shore thanks to its 190-year-old heritage and the versatility of its space. It’s exterior alone makes for a great photo op! But besides the obvious, they do some great looking (and tasting) cocktails to make Happy Hour and drinks with your mates that much sweeter. These are best enjoyed on their terrace with views of leafy surroundings to help you relax.
Your casual neighbourhood cafe, Karoo & Co, offers rustic interiors and trendy vibes alongside wood-fired oven pizzas and a lovely breakfast menu. You’ll be treated to its beautiful Chainola and Brunch Bowls and plenty of other veggie and gluten-free options plus cold brew on the rocks for your daily dose of caffeine.
For authentic home-cooked Italian food that’s been laid out spectacularly, head to Marciano’s in Lindfield. Apart from their delightful looking plates of savoury dishes such as eggplant parmigiana, giganti ricotta gnocchi, and smoked salmon, avocado and goats cheese pizza, it’s their dessert specials that have caught our eye. They look deliciously indulgent and the perfect line up for your Instagram grid or story.