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


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...]

Doyle's on the Beach

Restaurant - DoyleA favourite with celebrities, Doyle's on the Beach has been family operated for over five generations and the fish and chips has been a sydney must-do for just as long. Enjoy the freshest and best sea [more...]

Sokyo

Restaurant - Sokyo Awarded One Chef Hat - The SMH Good Food Guide
Everything old is new again at Sokyo at The Star. Chef Chase Kojima brings together traditional Japanese craftsmanship with innovative flavou [more...]

Cafe Morso

Restaurant - Cafe MorsoWith an enviable position across the water from East Balmain and with views of North Sydney, Cafe Morso inhabits the shell of its heritage-listed building. Luring both suits and the de-suited, this di [more...]

Manta Restaurant

Restaurant - Manta  RestaurantSituated in a prime position on Woolloomooloo Wharf, Manta boasts beautiful views across the Marina to the Botanic Gardens and the city skyline. Manta Restaurant has long been an iconic seafood dining [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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