Enjoy distinctive and delectable cruisine that will delight the palate and inspire the senses.

Shearwater Restaurant

Shearwater Restaurant offers an enticing evening menu, themed buffet lunches and a vast array of breakfast selections. Those looking at healthy options will be impressed, as will those looking for creative desserts and indulgent flavours. 

The restaurant has an attractive north-facing verandah area from which you can see the reef peeking over a lush carpet of local flora.

Friendly, professional staff explain the changing evening menu to guests and help match meals with wines (drinks are not included during your stay).


View or download our:
Lunch menu
Dinner menu
Kids menu
Sample Carvery Buffet Menu
Sample Buffet with Seafood Menu

Our Bed & Breakfast package includes breakfast only. Lunch is served a la carte daily and for dinner, we offer a la carte menu 5 days a week and a buffet 2 days a week (subject to change) on Wednesday and Saturday nights from 6pm.

It’s also possible to order a picnic hamper for that special lunch on the beach (at additional cost).

All dietary requirements can be catered for with adequate notice prior to arrival.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 7.30 am - 9.30 am - Served buffet style
Lunch: 12.00 noon - 4.00 pm - Served a la carte 
Dinner: 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm - Served a la carte or buffet style

Baillies Bar & Pandanus Lounge

The bar and lounge takes relaxation to the next level, offering an expansive area in which to relax with a cold drink, catch up with friends or watch or read the latest news. The complex is designed to make the most of panoramic reef views and has an outdoor terrace with a giant chessboard. Inside are two pool tables, a cocktail bar (very popular during happy hour), entertainment loungeband a mezzanine- level library area. Sports fans can watch the big games on one of three televisions and Wi-Fi is available for those with their own laptops or smartphones (charges apply). Alternatively, there are two computer terminals located on the mezzanine-level.

Watching the sunset from the lounges lining the terrace with cocktail or beer in hand is a must-do activity on Heron Island.

All day dining: 12.00 noon - 8.00 pm
Download our bar menu.