(02) 8068 8279




ester will be closed for australia day on the 26th of january and over the easter long weekend (from friday the 30th of march until monday the 2nd of april inclusive).


while reservations are recommended, we always save a little space for walk-ins!


ester is now open for saturday lunch!

saturday lunch will run all day from midday



saturday: 12:00pm onwards

sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm



monday to saturday: 6:00pm - late

open for drinks from 5:30pm monday - friday


ester is fully licenced

no byo


gift vouchers can be arranged by filling in the form using the link at the top of the page. alternatively they can also be arranged in person at the restaurant, or over the phone with a credit card.


please note that all credit card transactions will incur a processing fee: mastercard 1.1% / visa 1.3% / american express 3%


for information on making a reservation please click on the reservations link above


for other enquiries please contact us by email




ester sourdough / cultured butter  3 per pce

roasted rock oysters / sake / pepperberry  5 ea

corn / smoked, roasted, popped & fried   4 ea

crispy squid dumpling  5 ea

buffalo curd pie / fermented hot sauce  15

blood sausage sanga  9 ea


fermented potato bread / trout roe / kefir cream 22

cured bonito / sea lettuce / fingerlime  18

calamari & lardo on a stick   16

butter lettuce / coriander / macadamia   16

raw beef / fermented hot sauce / egg butter  24

eggplant / wattleseed / enoki   17

king prawns / fermented shrimp butter / capers  39

cauliflower / almond sauce / mint  15/22

whole king george whiting / bottarga  45

lamb rump / black garlic / anchovy / onion  52




the burnt pav  16

marshmallow parfait / buckwheat / coffee  16

coconut sorbet / sake   9

left over sourdough ice cream   5






fermented potato bread / kefir cream

roasted rock oyster / sake / pepperberry

corn / smoked, roasted, popped & fried

blood sausage sanga


fish collar / tomato dashi



koji marinated steak / onion / anchovy

cauliflower / almond / mint

butter lettuce / coriander / sesame praline


roast pineapple

chocolate / licorice

left over sourdough icecream