Explore Collaroy and Surrounds

As you explore the beautiful coastal suburb of Collaroy, you will find amazing views, historic buildings and a wide-range of accessible shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.

The Northern Beaches Council is committed to making our local precinct 100 per cent wheelchair friendly. There have been recent upgrades to the beach facilities and surf lifesaving club (including a lift, adult change table and hoist) as well as the area directly in front of Sargood on Collaroy which now has accessible toilets and paths.

Our local businesses are also committed to making the Collaroy precinct wheelchair friendly and have adapted their shops, restaurants and cafes where necessary.

The interactive map below will help guide you through the accessible options, which are just moments from Sargood on Collaroy.

You can also take a look at the Collaroy accessible precinct.

Accessible cafes nearby

Alfresco Emporium (400m)

This café serves Allpress coffee, gourmet sandwiches and a selection of cakes and pastries.

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Sat: 9am – 4pm
Sun: 10am – 3pm

Contact:
1021 Pittwater Rd | 02 9919 0619

Chillax

Coffee, food and friendly table service. Located off the main road.

Access: 
Ramped access to outdoor seating area. Small step to access inside café.

Toilets:
Accessible toilet located next door to Dragonfly Restaurant through glass sliding doors (see map).

Opening Times:
Mon – Fri 6am – 3pm, Sat 6.30am – 3pm, Sun 7am – 3pm

Contact:
7/1 Alexander Street, Collaroy 2097 | 9982 1631

Collaroy Bake House (350m)

For pies, cakes, coffees and great service.

Opening Times:
Daily: 6am – 4pm

Contact:
1119D Pittwater Rd | 02 9981 7848

Pelican Pavillion @ The Collaroy (400m)

Enjoy delicious dishes using the freshest produce, mouth-watering milkshakes and healthy fresh juices by the beach.

Opening Times:
Sat & Sun: 8am – 12pm

Contact:
1064 Pittwater Rd | 02 9982 3924

SideStreet Café & Bar (400m)

Little café/bar serving great food and drinks for breakfast and lunch.

Opening Times:
Daily: 6am – 3pm

Contact:
4 Collaroy St | 02 9982 1548

Stay Grounded (230m)

This café and bar has an emphasis on local produce, quality seasonal ingredients and wholefoods, with plenty of health conscious and fun options

Access:
Level access from footpath

Getting around the facility:
Accessible tables located inside and outside

Toilets:
Accessible toilet located next door to Dragonfly Restaurant through glass sliding doors (see map)

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri: 6am – 3pm
Fri-Sat: 7am – 4pm

Contact:
1093 Pittwater Rd | 02 9984 1222

The Beach Club Collaroy (350m)

Upper and lower beachfront balconies to dining, functions, craft beer and free weekly live entertainment. “The Club on the Beach” has views of the coast extending from the Central Coast to Long Reef.

Access: 
Lift access inside venue between ground and first floor. To operate lift, the button has to be held down. Bar, gaming and casual dining downstairs accessible. Ample circulation space. Bar, balcony and some dining areas accessible upstairs.

Toilets:
Accessible toilet located on ground floor near gaming room: Level front entrance, carpeted floors

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat: 12pm – 3pm
Mon-Sat: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Sun: 8am – 8pm

Contact:
1058 Pittwater Road | 02 9971 5355

White Rock Cafe @ Long Reef Golf Club (650m)

White Rock Café overlooks Fisherman’s Beach and Long Reef Headland with spectacular views right up to Palm Beach Headland.

Access: 
Club house and pro shop level access. Ample circulation space inside and out.

Toilets: 
Accessible toilets can be found on entry level of club house.

More info: 
Paragolfer available here: http://longreefgolfclub.com.au/paragolfer/

Opening Times:
Breakfast
Sat & Sun: 8am – 10:30am
Lunch
Mon-Thu: 9am – 4pm
Fri: 9am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 5pm

Contact:
Anzac Ave, Collaroy | 02 9971 8113

Accessible restaurants nearby

Beachgrill @ The Beach Club Collaroy (350m)

Upper and lower beachfront balconies to dining, functions, craft beer and free weekly live entertainment. “The Club on the Beach” has views of the coast extending from the Central Coast to Long Reef.

Access: 
Lift access inside venue between ground and first floor. To operate lift, the button has to be held down. Bar, gaming and casual dining downstairs accessible. Ample circulation space. Bar, balcony and some dining areas accessible upstairs.

Toilets:
Accessible toilet located on ground floor near gaming room: Level front entrance, carpeted floors

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat: 12pm – 3pm
Mon-Sat: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Sun: 8am – 8pm

Contact:
1058 Pittwater Road | 02 9971 5355

Dragonfly Collaroy (200m)

A local favourite, with Indonesian, Malaysian & Singaporean food.

Access: 
Ramp access

Toilets: 
Accessible toilet located next door, through glass sliding doors

Getting around the facility:
Small indoors however spacious area with tables located outside (heaters provided)

Opening Times:
Tue-Sun: 5:30pm – Midnight

Contact:
1073 Pittwater Rd | 02 9982 8808

Periyar Indian Restaurant (450m)

This Indian Restaurant overlooks Collaroy beach. It offers authentic Indian food of the Periyar region and South India. Serves dinner, drinks and coffee.

Access:
Accessible entry via IGA entrance

Opening Times:
Wed-Mon: 5:30pm – 10pm

Contact:
1135 Pittwater Rd | 02 9972 0972

Sloppy Tee's (350m)

Slow food, fast – authentic street food using fresh produce and unique cooking methods. Burgers, fresh pastries.

Opening Times:
Thu-Sun: 7am – 4pm
Fri-Sat: 7am – 9pm

Contact:
1058 Pittwater Rd | 02 9971 6054

Stella Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria (210m)

Italian style pizza, Italian style tapas, antipasti, pastas, seafood, meat dishes and Italian desserts.

Access:
Ramped access to enter

Getting around the facility:
All tables located inside, enough room to ambulate

Toilets:
Accessible toilet located next door, through glass sliding doors

Opening Times:
Daily: 5:30pm – 9pm

Contact:
1073 Pittwater Rd | 02 9982 2188

The Collaroy (400m)

The Collaroy has three different venues including the Pelican Pavillion, the bistro and a dining room. Each offers a menu inspired by locally sourced seafood, drinks and snacks.

Access:
The venue has been refurbished and is now wheelchair friendly on both levels. High tables were replaced with lower tables, a lift operates from ground floor to first floor, ensuring the entire venue is accessible. Entry from the main road is wheelchair accessible; the upstairs floor was levelled completely to remove a step-up platform.

Modified cutlery is available

Toilets:
Accessible toilets are on site.

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Sat: 9am – 4pm
Sun: 10am – 3pm

Contact:
1064 Pittwater Rd | 02 9981 7333

White Rock Café @ Long Reef Golf Club (650m)

White Rock Café overlooks Fisherman’s Beach and Long Reef Headland with spectacular views right up to Palm Beach Headland.

Access: 
Club house and pro shop level access. Ample circulation space inside and out.

Toilets: 
Accessible toilets can be found on entry level of club house.

More info:
Paragolfer available here: http://longreefgolfclub.com.au/paragolfer/

Opening Times:
Breakfast
Sat & Sun: 8am – 10:30am
Lunch
Mon-Thu: 9am – 4pm
Fri: 9am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 5pm

Contact:
Anzac Ave, Collaroy | 02 9971 8113

Accessible bars nearby:

Beachgrill @ The Beach Club Collaroy (350m)

Upper and lower beachfront balconies to dining, functions, craft beer and free weekly live entertainment. “The Club on the Beach” has views of the coast extending from the Central Coast to Long Reef.

Access: 
Lift access inside venue between ground and first floor. To operate lift, the button has to be held down. Bar, gaming and casual dining downstairs accessible. Ample circulation space. Bar, balcony and some dining areas accessible upstairs.

Toilets: 
Accessible toilet located on ground floor near gaming room: Level front entrance, carpeted floors.

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat: 12pm – 3pm
Mon-Sat: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Sun: 8am – 8pm

Contact:
1058 Pittwater Road | 02 9971 5355

SideStreet Café & Bar (400m)

Little café/bar serving great food and drinks for breakfast and lunch.

Opening Times:
Daily: 6am – 3pm

Contact:
4 Collaroy St | 02 9982 1548

The Collaroy (400m)

The Collaroy has three different venues including the Pelican Pavillion, the bistro and a dining room. Each offers a menu inspired by locally sourced seafood, drinks and snacks.

Access: 
The venue has been refurbished and is now wheelchair friendly on both levels. High tables were replaced with lower tables, a lift operates from ground floor to first floor, ensuring the entire venue is accessible. Entry from the main road is wheelchair accessible; the upstairs floor was levelled completely to remove a step-up platform.

Modified cutlery available is available

Toilets:
Accessible toilets are on site.

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Sat: 9am – 4pm
Sun: 10am – 3pm

Contact:
1064 Pittwater Rd | 02 9981 7333

White Rock Café @ Long Reef Golf Club (650m)

White Rock Café overlooks Fisherman’s Beach and Long Reef Headland with spectacular views right up to Palm Beach Headland.

Access: 
Club house and pro shop level access. Ample circulation space inside and out.

Toilets: 
Accessible toilets can be found on entry level of club house.

More info: 
Paragolfer available here: http://longreefgolfclub.com.au/paragolfer/

Opening Times:
Breakfast
Sat & Sun: 8am – 10:30am
Lunch
Mon-Thu: 9am – 4pm
Fri: 9am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 5pm

Contact:
Anzac Ave, Collaroy | 02 9971 8113

Accessible shops and services nearby

IGA express supermarket

Access: 
Level access at entrance. Ample circulation space. Wide aisles. Access to higher shelves may be an issue.

More info: 
Will deliver groceries to Sargood on Collaroy and you can order over the phone.

Contact:
1135 Pittwater road, Collaroy | 9971 2218

Long Reef Golf Club

White Rock Café overlooks Fisherman’s Beach and Long Reef Headland with spectacular views right up to Palm Beach Headland.

Access: 
Club house and pro shop level access. Ample circulation space inside and out.

Toilets: 
Accessible toilets can be found on entry level of club house.

More info: 
Paragolfer available here: http://longreefgolfclub.com.au/paragolfer/

Contact:
3 Anzac Ave, Collaroy NSW 2097 | 9971 8113 or (Pro Shop) 9982 2943

PharmaSave

Access: 
Level access through wide open doors. Able to access all aisles, some items located high on shelving.

Opening Times:
Mon to Fri 8.30am – 8pm, Sat 8.30am – 5pm, Sun 9am – 4pm.

Contact:
1117 Pittwater Rd, Collaroy 2097 | 9971 5052

United Cinemas Collaroy

Access: 
Wide opening heavy doors, 120mm lip – facility has wedge ramp and can provide if needed. There are two cinemas located in the facility, with the upstairs cinema inaccessible. All movies screened in the downstairs cinema are underlined in the session times. The cinema has a carpeted surface and there is ample manoeuvrability and space to park your chair.

Toilets: 
There are no accessible toilets in the facility. Nearest accessible toilet is located next door to Dragonfly Restaurant 50m south along Pittwater Rd.

Contact:
1097 Pittwater Rd, Collaroy, NSW, Australia | 9971 8668

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Accessible facilities nearby and places to visit

Collaroy Beach adjoins Narrabeen Beach and is part of a long stretch of coastline. Facilities include an all-abilities playground with a liberty swing, accessible picnic areas, paths and rock pool. There is also a FreeWheeler wheelchair available through the surf club, which provides access on to the sand and surf.

Accommodation Options

Long Reef Headland Track, beginning at the end of Beach Road, is a 3km loop track with gentle hills. You will be rewarded with the best views on the Northern Beaches. Enjoy the ocean views, view the sculptures near the top lookout and enjoy whale watching from May to November.

Long Reef Golf Course itself is the home of the Paragolfer all-terrain wheelchair for golf enthusiasts.

Nearby Narrabeen Lagoon is surrounded by an 8km accessible loop track perfect for using Council’s recumbent cycles.

World renowned Manly beach is only a short bus ride away and is home to two accessible promenades – one that leads to Queenscliff beach and another heading the other way along to Shelly Beach.

From Manly, you can take a scenic ferry ride to Circular Quay for spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and iconic Sydney Opera House. You can visit nearby Darling Harbour, where there are numerous family attractions, such as Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Wild Life Sydney Zoo and Madame Tussauds. There is also a wide selection of restaurants and bars in Darling Harbour. In addition, you can catch the local ferries from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo in Mosman, Luna Park at Milsons Point and Watson’s Bay for fish and chips at Doyles. For more local travel tips and suggestions ask one of our friendly staff.