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


Chat Thai Randwick

Restaurant - Chat Thai RandwickIf you’ve ever eaten in Randwick you’ll be familiar with the bevy of Thai restaurants that crowd every street corner, but not all Thai restaurants are created equal. Chat Thai has quickly become a fav [more...]

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 Cut Bar & Grill

Restaurant - The Cut Bar & GrillHoused in a heritage cellar in the heart of the Rocks, the Cut Bar & Grill twists the traditional dining concepts of New York with contemporary Sydney style. Magnificent cuts of slow-cooked meats are  [more...]

The Bourbon

Restaurant - The BourbonHead to the iconic Bourbon Hotel, in the heart of Kings Cross, for a 1920's New Orleans-inspired affair. The Darlinghurst Road pub is now home to an elegant restaurant, headed by hatted chef James Met [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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