Welcome to


Ponte is a modern waterfront restaurant in Nowra set alongside the southern bank of the stunning Shoalhaven River. With vast water views from all tables, Ponte boasts an enclosed balcony, an atmospheric dining room, and a bar/lounge area seating up to 120 guests.


As we continue to navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, our priority remains the safety and wellbeing of our customers, employees, suppliers and the wider community. We have implemented a COVID-19 Safety Plan and are registered as a COVID safe business. Please support our commitment to keeping everyone safe by cooperating with the measures we have in place. We can't wait to welcome you back to Ponte!

Whats On At

Ponte Bar and Dining

Check out our upcoming events below.

All You Can Eat Father’s Day Lunch

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Brazilian BBQ Meats

(served at your table)
Salted Beef Rump Cap | Peri-peri Chicken Thigh | Chimichurri Lamb Rump | La Boqueria Mild Chorizo | Lime & Garlic Pork Scotch Fillet

Salads | Sides | Sauces

(self serve)
A selection of Fresh Seasonal Salads | Brazilian Style Black Beans | White Rice | Mustards | Salsas | Sauces


(self serve)
Yoghurt Panna cotta | Strawberry Sauce | Chocolate Mousse | Honeycomb | Brazilian Donuts | Caramel Sauce

The Story of

Our Restaurant

Sharon and Thiago Menezes moved back to Sharon’s hometown of Nowra in 2020 after running a wine bar on the North Shore of Sydney for seven years. Ponte Bar and Dining is their new adventure…

Stunning Waterfront Views

Enjoy a meal and a glass of wine while gazing out over the Shoalhaven River.

Modern Dining in Nowra

Light, modern interiors with clean lines create a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

Cocktail + Wine Bar

Try something new from our extensive wine list and impressive selection of cocktails.

Brazilian-Inspired Menu

Ponte serves Modern Australian cuisine with a focus on fresh produce, seasonal variations + international flavours.

We Believe

Food Is Important

Food is everything to us.
And that’s why we designed our menu to be shared. We want to encourage our customers to try something new and enjoy the conversations that flow when food is passed around between family and friends.


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Special Events & Functions

WHat's on at ponte

Whether you want to celebrate a special birthday with family and friends or chill out at one of our famous cocktail nights, Ponte Bar and Dining has something on almost every day of the week!