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Simpson cottage bundeena

The lucky ladies of Audley Dance Hall have just had the absolute pleasure of an overnight stay at the beautiful Simpson’s cottage in Bundeena. 

Perched on a hill with sweeping views of the Port Hacking river it was truly breathtaking from the moment we arrived. First things first, we popped open the bubbles and took our Audley Dance Hall delicious Antipasto platter of local cheeses and artisan meats down to the rustic picnic table to take in the insanely picturesque views whilst watching the sun go down over the water.

Back inside the historical sandstone homestead, we spent plenty of time ‘oohing’ and ‘aahing’ over every detail which has been so thoroughly thought out. From the eclectic mix of handmade pottery to the stylish hand sewn muted linens in every room no detail has been missed. 

Once darkness fell, we retired to the wonderful cosy lounge room with a glass of red in front of the fire and finished off the Antipasto leftovers. The entire place is so incredibly warm thanks to the heated concrete floor throughout. Even the bathroom with it’s free standing tub and carefully selected locally made toiletries is an absolute treat.

After a restful night’s sleep tucked up under the crisp white linen sheets we woke to enjoy a Nespresso coffee and the super tasty house made granola, greek yoghurt, fresh berries and banana bread courtesy of our Audley Dance Hall brekkie package. 

The experience really was total perfection from start to finish and we are now working out our next excuse to book another stay. 

Do not hesitate to contact the lovely Tara ( to experience her amazing property for yourself. Delicious artisan and house made Antipasto Platters and Breakfast Packages using fresh, local ingredients are available to collect from Audley Dance Hall cafe on your way past. Simply email or call George to place your order 02 9542 6066

Simpsons cottage
Simpsons cottage
Simpsons cottage
Simpson cottage
Simpsons cottage
Simpson cottage



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Please call 02 9542 6066 for all cafe enquiries. We are currently operating as a takeaway cafe. We have some seating for you to use or you can bring a picnic rug and explore the Royal National Park. We are open 7 days 8:30am - 3:30pm.


The Audley Dance Hall kiosk will remain open for takeaway everyday from 8:30am to 3pm. Come and grab our epic coffee, tea, home made sandwiches, cakes, sausage rolls, pies and our famous freshly pressed OJ. Finished off by a walk in the beautiful Royal National Park.

Audley Dance Hall Menu

Muffins & Cakes made in house daily. Ask for today’s selection.

Chargrilled Toast Sourdough or fruit toast with raspberry & apple jam $7.5 (gf bread +$2.5)

Bacon & Egg Roll Bacon, fried egg, tomato chutney mayo on a soft milk bun $12 (gfo)

Pistachio & Almond Granola Seasonal berries, blackberry panna cotta $16

Free Range Eggs Poached, scrambled or fried eggs, chargrilled sourdough $14

Extra egg $3.5

Cumin & paprika roast tomato $4

Avocado | Bacon | Halloumi | Maca feta (vg) $5                                                      

Confit garlic & thyme swiss brown mushrooms $5

Basil & sun-dried tomato chipolatas $5

Tea smoked rainbow trout $7 

Swap for gluten free bread $2.5 (vg option)

Smashed Avo Macadamia feta, fermented chilli, hazelnut dukkah, chargrilled miche $20 (vg, gfo)

Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes Fresh banana, candied orange, honeycomb butter, pure maple syrup $22

Big Brekkie Two eggs, bacon, basil & sun-dried tomato chipolatas, halloumi, roast tomato, mushrooms, chargrilled sourdough $28

BLT Bacon rashers, cos leaves, spiced tomato salsa, lime aioli, chargrilled sourdough $14

Fried egg $3.5

Avocado $5

Vegan Bowl Chargrilled pumpkin wedge, kale, mushroom, broccolini, macadamia feta, avocado, house relish, sourdough $25 (vg, gfo)

Grilled & Chopped Salad Cos hearts, shallots, roasted beetroot, grilled corn & zucchini, cabbage, cherry tomato, edamame, crunchy chickpeas, tahini dressing $18 (vgo, gfo)

Halloumi | Avocado | Chicken $5

Tea smoked rainbow trout $7

Marinated Chicken Club Bacon rashers, avocado mayo, rocket, cumin roasted tomato, on an olive oil panini served with chips $22

Beef Burger Bacon jam, cheddar, salad of cos lettuce, tomato, zucchini pickles, herbed aioli, on a soft milk bun served with chips $22 (gfo)

Double beef & cheese $7

Fish ’n’ Chips Beer-battered flathead, radish & fennel salad, chips, tartare $25

Confit Garlic & Chilli Prawn Linguine Wild rocket, parsley, lemon $26

Herb Crusted Salmon Green tea noodles, sesame, red radish, snow pea sprouts, citrus ponzu sauce $28

Open 7 days 8:30am-4:00pm (8am-4:30pm on weekends)

We take reservations for groups of 8 – 20 guests. if you are a smaller group we have plenty of seating available. 

Please maintain social distance and utilise the hand sanitisers supplied. If you are ill or show ANY symptoms such as coughing, running nose, fever please choose another time to visit the cafe.