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


InterContinental Sydney

Restaurant - InterContinental SydneyInternationally acclaimed as one of the world's best hotels, InterContinental Sydney is a true expression in luxury. Combining timeless elegance with a spectacular location and outstanding facilities, [more...]

The Nuns Pool

Restaurant - The Nuns PoolPerched overlooking Shelley Park with glimpses of the beach in sight, The Nuns’ Pool is one of Cronulla’s most elegant and refined dining establishments. A white modern interior with ‘beachy’ trimming [more...]

Altitude at Shangri-La Sydney

Restaurant - Altitude at Shangri-La SydneyAwarded One Chef Hat- The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2010-2011
A first class dining experience awaits from the dizzy heights of the Shangri-La’s 36th floor at Altitude. Overlookin [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...]

The Cortile

Restaurant - The CortileSample the delights of the hotel’s renowned High Tea or tantalise your tastebuds with some unique cocktails all in the magnificent surrounds of the Cortile Lounge. The Cortile offers an enchanting su [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


Toni about  Strawberry Fields Patisserie:

Strawberry Fields is a beautiful Patisserie. The oreo mouse is my favourite. It is sensational. I think Simon and all of his staff are friendly, professional and extremely talented. This is a fantasti [more...]


ChrstopherW about  Whitefire Grill & Bar:

Great old family favourite, new management and new fit-out has revived this old lady next to Lane Cove River. Their wood fired grill produced some very yummy skewers of pork & seafood, and the aged 90 [more...]


Brad L. about  Out of Africa:

One of the best dining experiences I have ever had. The dishes were both delicious and beautifully presented. Staff was friendly and helpful. Atmosphere quite good. Highly recommended. [more...]


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