Sydney Restaurant Guide


Sydney city offers everything from harbourside restaurants to a never-ending list of cheap and cheerful eateries. Whether diners head out in search of supreme seafood, flavoursome Asian fare, authentic Italian dishes, modern Australian meals or simply a relaxed outdoor setting, the abundance of culinary choices provides something for everyone. Restaurants are also well-equipped to cater for private dining events through to large-scale functions. Travellers from around the globe are drawn to buzzing nightlife precincts in King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour and Circular Quay, where stunning waterfront locations are just as spectacular as award-winning restaurant meals. Meanwhile, exploration of late night dining spots including Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Bondi and Manly reveal a plethora of intimate wine bars, ethnic eateries, live entertainment and much-loved neighbourhood haunts.

Recommended Restaurants


The Tea Room QVB

Restaurant - The Tea Room QVBThe Tea Room QVB was established in 1997 by owner operator Manuel Spinola. In the past ten years The Tea Room has evolved into one of Sydney’s most beautiful restaurant establishments. Located in what [more...]

Dish, a restaurant

Restaurant - Dish, a restaurantThe signature restaurant of the Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, Dish, takes a deliciously fresh new look at hotel dining in more ways than one. Accor's Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour Dish a rest [more...]

Xage Restaurant

Restaurant - Xage RestaurantVietnam-born Minh Nguyen is creating some of his childhood favourites as well as interpreting modern Vietnamese dishes at his new restaurant in Surry Hills. Xage has a casual, smart interior with glos [more...]

El Circo Blanc

Restaurant - El Circo BlancFor a change of scene this Winter, lose yourself in the theatrical phenomenon of Slide’s El’Circo Blanc. Described as a ‘Russian Winter Fairytale’, the event is a unique collaboration, consisting of a [more...]

GPO Cheese and Wine Room

Restaurant - GPO Cheese and Wine RoomWith 270 wines and close to 100 cheeses, GPO Wine and Cheese Room presents a sophisticated European-style space, perfect for decadent appraisals. A large painting depicts a woman who oversees each scr [more...]

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Restaurant - Biota Dining

Biota Dining
Awarded Two Chef Hats - The SMH Good Food Guide 2011-2014
Biota Dining has brought high-quality food and service to the Southern [more...]

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Latest Restaurant Reviews


What high Tea? about  Gardener’s Lodge Café:

This high tea was a gift and I was extremely disappointed in the quality of the food served at High Tea for the price. I have been to a number of high tea venues in Sydney and was expecting to rece [more...]


Lele about  Gertrude and Alice Cafe Bookshop:

Definitively my favorite place in Bondi... What is more pleasurable than having a good coffee being surounded by books? [more...]


The Saber Family about  Blue Fish Cafe:

We have been attending The Blue fish for 10Years +, We could never say a bad thing about the quality, service or prices. [more...]


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