We are now taking bookings subject to COVID-19 social distancing regulations as follows:
Thursday-Sunday: lunch & dinner
Breakfast for hotel guests only

During our peak season Sunday 19th December 2021 – Sunday 9th January 2022 the hotel will be open 7 days. The restaurant will open for lunch and dinner Wednesday to Sunday.

“The ultimate dining experience overlooking Whale Beach located just around the corner from Palm Beach”

Perhaps the only feature that can divert your attention from the stunning view at Jonah’s is the exceptional food and wine offering. The award-winning Hatted Restaurant offers excellent Contemporary Australian cuisine under the direction of Executive Chef Matteo Zamboni in collaboration with Food and Beverage Director Niels Sluiman.

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The Restaurant

Jonah’s main dining room offers uninterrupted views of the ocean with floor to ceiling glass windows. Our multi award winning restaurant showcases a seasonal menu offering the finest local produce.

The Terrace

Jonah’s Terrace balcony is perched on the cliff overlooking Whale Beach and the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy a special menu of lighter, grazing items. Currently only available to those with a restaurant or hotel booking.

The Bar

Jonah’s intimate, cosy and relaxed bar is the perfect environment to unwind. Open daily from noon offering light snacks from the Bar & Terrace Menu. Enjoy enticing cocktails using Jonah’s house-made syrups, house made lemonade and iced tea or select from our award winning wine list. No alcohol is permitted to be served before midday.

Award Winning Food & Wine

We have proudly earned many awards including a ‘Chef’s Hat’ from the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide for the past ten years, along with being awarded Australia’s Wine List of the Year in 2017 at the Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year Awards.

Group Bookings

Groups of no more than 10 due to COVID-19 restrictions


Don’t feel like driving? Jonah’s recommends On Q car company as a cost effective chauffeur driven, local, friendly and efficient way to travel. Please call Deborah on 0407 027 119 to discuss your transportation options.

Dress Code

We maintain a smart-casual dress code in the dining room at Jonah’s. We do not allow swimwear, men’s singlets/tank tops and/or flip-flops. Should the Manager on duty find your attire does not meet our dining room dress code standards, we reserve the right to request a clothing change or recommend our casual dining area, on the Terrace or Lawn.

Public Holidays

A surcharge of 10% applies when dining on Public Holidays

The Team


Matteo Zamboni

Executive Chef

Italian born Matteo Zamboni’ impressive career has included opening his own restaurant Zambo previously located in Surry Hills, prior to that he worked at 2 Hatted Pilu in Freshwater as Head Chef, 2 Hatted Ormeggio at the Spit, 3 Hatted Quay Restaurant Sydney, 3 Michelin Star RyuGin in Tokyo, Head Chef for the royal family in Qatar, Doha. Matteo has worked at some of Italy’s finest Michelin star restaurants including 2 Michelin Star Cracco Ristorante in Milan, 3 Michelin Star La Pergola dell’Hotel in Rome and 1 Michelin Star La Terrazza dell’Hotel Eden in Rome.

Niels Sluiman

Group Head Sommelier

Niels Sluiman brings a wealth of experience to Jonah’s having worked as a sommelier in some of the worlds most outstanding Michelin star restaurants. With a passion for wines, and the overall dining offering at Jonah’s, he is dedicated to maintaining the highest of standards and providing impeccable service for every guest. Niels strives to deliver a flawless dining experience, leaving guests with irreplaceable memories and looking forward to their next visit.

Riccardo Molfetta

Head Sommelier

Riccardo Molfetta originates from the Southern Italian region of Puglia where he developed his interest in wine from an early age. Before excelling in his position at Jonah’s, he worked as a sommelier in the UK and the US for a number of years at the Maine Relais and Chateau property. Riccardo hopes to encourage guests to discover lesser known rare international wine and spirits. Since immersing himself in this role, he desires to keep our award-winning wine list alive, dynamic and accessible for everyone to enjoy. The wine list currently features as many as 1600 Australian and international wine labels.

We Accept Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, China Union Pay credit cards. 

Jonah’s reserves the right to make changes to reservations on the basis of changed business circumstances in the period up to 3 months before the booked date.
Any deposit paid will be fully refunded (with interest at 7% p.a.) at the election of the patron.  This has only been implemented on two occasions in the last 3 years.

Dining @ Jonah's

Matteo Zamboni’s Gnocchi with Prawn and Zucchini Recipe

House made gnocchi is a favourite dish on the menu among our guests at Jonah’s. Our Executive Chef Matteo Zamboni shared his recipe for gnocchi... Read More

Get to Know- Vino Volta Wine Producer

At Jonah’s we are very proud of our wine list which has won many awards over the years and is now part of the Gourmet... Read More

Matteo Zamboni’s Spiced Christmas Cake

Tired of the same plum pudding every year? Spice up your Christmas lunch and impress your guests with a special dessert from our Executive Chef... Read More