SEAN'S PANAROMA
Sydney, New South Wales

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With its casual atmosphere and produce-driven menu, Sean's Panaroma has been a local favourite for over two decades. This restaurant feels more like you're having a meal at your best friends' place - if only your best friend could cook this well. The tiny open kitchen, headed by Chef Sean Moran, churns out a handful of innovative Australian dishes that change daily. Sean's is homely, unpretentious and best enjoyed with close companions and a bottle of boutique Australian wine or a French vintage.
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General info

Address:

207 Campbell Parade
Bondi Beach NSW 2026

Suburb:

Bondi Beach

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Cuisine:

Italian, Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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DETAILS

Sean's dining room is small, homely and quaint, with an eclectic collection of art on the peg-board walls and the odd knick-knack, lending the restaurant a distinct beach shack feel. The homeliness is enhanced by the tiny open kitchen where the tantalising scents of seasonal Australian cuisine waft freely through the air.

PROFILE BY BEST RESTAURANTS

Is this the most unpretentious hatted restaurant in Sydney? Sean's Panaroma (note: say, and spell, ‘pan aroma') is a Sydney institution which opened on Bondi's Campbell Parade, way back in 1993.

A man before his time, Sean Moran was one of the first chefs to implement a paddock-to-plate eating philosophy. He's against genetically modified foods and he, together with partner Michael Robertson, have designed their Bondi restaurant with a closed loop system that involves composting and recycling. Aside from the ethical eating to be done there, one of the big draw-cards of this restaurant is view. Stunning vistas of Bondi's coastline can be observed from the dining room and it's a landscape that doesn't disappoint, regardless of the weather.

Anna Lisle

Specials & Events

This restaurant has not scheduled any event.

Functions

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Features

Award Winning / Hatted
Breakfast
Outdoor Dining
Suitable for Families with children
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AWARDS
SMH Good Food Guide Awards - 2016
One Chef Hat
SMH Good Food Guide Awards - 2015
One Chef Hat
SMH Good Food Guide Awards - 2014
One Chef Hat
Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards - 2014

Reviews

CHEF RECOMMENDATIONS
Jonathon Barthelmess on 16/12/2014
Sunday lunch for a feel good food Sunday roast
Andrew Barkham on 18/11/2014
Depending who is visiting I'd have two choices. If the visitors were my parents or similar it would be Sean's Panoroma in Bondi or if it were close friends we would go to Porteno in Surry Hills for a meat feast.
Robert Crichton on 27/08/2014
Great restaurant with relaxed vibe using local and seasonal produce. I had my post wedding dinner there.
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foodcritic - 14/08/2012
The definition of Modern Australian food. By far the best food in Bondi, with wonderful views of the Bondi Beach. Beet raviolis are a must, it has a hint of orange and horseradish and topped with crunchy beet chips and fried eshallots. If your keen for an Australian fish experience, the pan seared whiting is beautiful covered with a olive oil and lemon sauce that tastes almost buttery on the palate. Everything was delicious! The rosemary nougat is flawless and was great way to finish the meal.