Recommended restaurants close to Darling Harbour Convention Centre, CBD and The Rocks


There are 20-30 restaurants within 5 minute walking distance from the Sydney Convention Centre at Harbourside, Cockle Bay and King Street Wharf. The monorail will take you into the CBD, where you are able to walk or catch a taxi or bus to Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. For groups of ten or more we recommend that bookings are made in advance. Simply go to www.bestrestaurants.com.au, choose the restaurant and send a booking request. This site will give you phone number, email address, a short description and approximate costs. There is also an excellent selection of cafes, pubs and bistros scattered throughout the city and on the waterfront where you do not need to book.

Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour


CYRENS

The newest restaurant to open at Darling Harbour. This spacious restaurant has views from every table; wood-fired pizzas and seafood is their speciality. Average cost of main $36.
(complimentary glass of wine or beer with main course)

CRINITIS

Spacious restaurant specializing in great pizzas, with a good selection of Italian dishes. Average cost of main $24.
(10% off bill, minimum of 4 people)

EAT PLAY PIZZA

This exciting new restaurant is family-friendly, theatrical and fun! Serving traditional gourmet pizzas cooked in a super-fast WOW oven as well as mezze plates for sharing, seafood and meat dishes and an impressive kids menu, EAT LOVE PIZZA has something for everyone.
(10% off bill)

I’M ANGUS STEAKHOUSE

Sizzling steaks in a lovely setting overlooking Darling Harbour. Average cost main $38.
(complimentary glass of wine or beer with any main course)

KAMIKAZE

Kamikaze is one of Sydney’s most popular themed restaurants. Guests enjoy the flames and theatrics at this modern Japanese eatery while seated up-close at the teppanyaki station.
(receive 15% off bill)

THE MEAT AND WINE CO

The Meat & Wine Co specialises in superb steaks complemented by the finest selection of wines and sweeping water views over Cockle Bay. Average cost main $36.
(complimentary glass of wine or beer with any main courses)

NICKS SEAFOOD

Capture the essence of Sydney dining and indulge in a tempting seafood menu at Nicks. . Their seafood platter showcasing the best seafood that Sydney has to offer. Average cost main $34.
(complimentary glass of wine or beer with any main course)


CBD

City/CBD


AESOPS

Fabulous Greek food and a great big Greek welcome in the heart of Sydney is what you can expect at Aesop's Restaurant. Get a group together, you'll dance, sing, smash plates and have the best fun ever
(special banquet menu of only $49.00 for groups of ten or more)

360 RESTAURANT BAR

Located at the top of Sydney Tower, this is one of the world’s most stylish, contemporary fine-dining destinations where the unique rotating floor ensures breathtaking, uninterrupted 360 degree views of Sydney. Average cost of main course $38
(receive 10% off bill)

SYDNEY TOWER RESTAURANT

Sydney Tower Buffet brings class and cuisine to the skies of Sydney where diners can choose from two restaurants and international cuisine while 310 metres above ground. Cost $32-$38.
(receive 10% off bill)

SUMMIT

47th Level of Australia Square. Superb service, a chic bar, a fine-dining restaurant plus a new tapas lounge and private dining area elevate this restaurant ever higher.
Average cost of main course $38.


CBD

The Rocks


FISH at the ROCKS

Fish at the Rocks has a great reputation for serving excellent selection fresh seafood including crab and lobster.
(2 course early bird special for $45 per person – 6.00-8.00pm)

WOLFIES/WATERFRONT

With breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House, Wolfies and Waterfront are a must for any visitor to Sydney. Set in a Sydney’s historical converted stone warehouse. Average cost of main $36.
(10% off meal)

WILDFIRE

Wildfire brings the theatre of the kitchen to the table, and is Sydney’s leading Brazilian-inspired Churrasco restaurant. Average cost of main $38.
(discount to advise)


CBD

Award Winning Restaurants Recommended


Expect to pay $40-$50 for a main course at an award winning restaurant.

ARIA

Sydney’s most awarded restaurant, 5 minutes walk to the Sydney Opera House.

GUILLAUME AT BENNELONG

Located right in the Sydney Opera House. Award winning French cuisine.

CATALINA

15 minutes from the CBD, Catalina is right on the water’s edge and serves exceptional Modern Australian cuisine.

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

You can choose to dine in one of Sydney’s best restaurants Guillaume at Bennelong alternatively there is a good selection of casual cafes and takeaways. Opera Bar is one of Sydney’s best bar. Here you can enjoy a light meal and a glass of wine right on the water’s edge with stunning views.

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