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Can't wait to find your next "top" Restaurant? Have a look at these new Restaurants worth noticing, tasty menus, inspiring chefs, creative artsy venues and much more! Get inspired with our top 10 picks of new Restaurants you can't miss!
May 2021
Can't wait to find your next "top" Restaurant? Have a look at these new Restaurants worth noticing, tasty menus, creative venues and much more! Get inspired with our top 10 picks of new Restaurants you can't miss!
May 2021


Thinking about buying a loved one or colleague a Best Restaurant Gift Card and not sure where they could use it? Or have you been given one and need help finding the perfect restaurant? We’re proud to partner with some of Australia’s best restaurants, from family-friend locals to award-winning, fine dining establishments, here’s a breakdown of some of our favourites, based on various categories.
October 2020
Jet-setting overseas may be off the cards. Wine tastings and vineyard hopping is not. From organic and biodynamic vineyards in Mudgee to best restaurants in the Hunter Valley, here are our top picks.
October 2020
A long boozy lunch is all about living your best life and here we’ve rounded up Sydney’s best. From a bottomless boozy brunch in Surry Hills to an Asian banquet on the harbour, celebrate the start of summer with our top picks.
October 2020
If there's one way to celebrate the warmer days and balmy evenings in Sydney it's on a rooftop. Get inspired with our top 10 picks of sunny rooftops in Sydney.
September 2020
From sunlit rooftop bars overlooking the harbour to cosy cocktail bars nestled in city laneways, get ready to explore our top 10 places for a girls night out in Sydney.
September 2020
Sydney is abundant with juicy steak restaurant options. Whether it's scotch fillets overlooking the harbour or ribs straight from the flaming grill, these are our Top 10 Sydney steak restaurants.
August 2020
The Hunter Valley is not just home to some fantastic wineries they also have a vast number of award-winning restaurants to choose from showcasing local produce and world-class wines.
July 2020
On a cold winter’s day, there’s nothing like soaking up the warmth of a roaring fire as you sip a glass of red and fill your belly with a hearty meal. Sydney has an abundance of pubs, bars, and restaurants with fireplaces as well as mouth-watering winter menus to complement them. Here are ten of the best.
July 2020
Looking for a table for two that will impress your loved one? Here’s a short list of Sydney’s best destinations, worthy of anniversaries, birthday celebrations or, even to drop the knee.
February 2020


Forget the fuss and dine out at some of Sydney’s best restaurants this Christmas. Spoil friends and family at a waterside location or enjoy a seafood feast in style, here are our top 10 restaurants.
November 2019
With Christmas just around the corner, the gift-giving pressure is on. With over 430 restaurants to choose from across Australia and available as either a physical card (which can be sent in a gift box with a Christmas card) or a digital card (sent to a mobile phone with a personal message), the Best Restaurants Gift Card really is the perfect gift. Whether it’s a family-friendly restaurant or a romantic dinner for two, here’s a selection of some of our favourite restaurants.
October 2019
Nothing says summer quite like the best of Sydney’s seafood. Here are the hottest places to devour a plateful of XO pippies in Haymarket or soak up the harbourside view in Circular Quay with freshly shucked oysters.
October 2019
Make your meal extra special with a jaw-dropping water view. Here’s our pick of Sydney’s best, from Woolloomooloo Wharf and Barangaroo to Rose Bay and Milson’s Point.
August 2019


Sydney-siders are well and truly spoilt for choice when it comes to the variety of Asian cuisine, with Chinatown, Little Korea, Thai town and many other gourmet Asian restaurants scattered throughout the whole of the city. Whether you are craving a comforting bowl of laksa, steamed dumplings straight from a yum cha cart or the crispy freshness of san choi bao our top 10 of Sydney's Best Asian Restaurants covers all bases!
June 2017
It's a mixture of the cooler climate, the pristine waters and crisp air that make Tasmania home to some of Australia's best vineyards and wineries. Surrounded by pastures of fresh produce from land and sea, our top 10 best winery restaurants were hard to narrow down with so many worthy places to choose from!
June 2017
New South Wales; It is one of the fastest growing states for vineyards and new wine varieties being created and is just one big playground just waiting to be discovered. With destinations like the Hunter Valley, the South Coast, Southern Highlands and Central West, pack an overnight bag, a hearty appetite, a camera and get out and explore our Top 10 winery restaurants of NSW.
May 2017
One of the most popular ways to reconnect with friends for an afternoon, high tea is no longer an extended pinkie affair with lace tablecloths and baby pink cupcakes. Whilst still maintaining an elegant air, high tea has become a trendy afternoon activity with many restaurants and cafes adding a dash of their own personality to create a unique experience. Here’s our top 10 high teas in Sydney, perfect for spoiling mum on Mother’s Day or a girls day out.
April 2017
It's the latest dining precinct to be scraping the Sydney skyline, and the International Towers of Barangaroo are every bit as cosmopolitan as they sound with restaurants serving cuisine from all over the world. There's a bit of everything from mezze plates that take you straight to the streets of Istanbul, Japanese-inspired burgers, and some of Australia's finest fried chicken. With so many exciting restaurants to select from, we decided to narrow it down in our Top10 must visit restaurants of
March 2017
Searching for some romantic dining inspiration this Valentine's Day? Look no further with our Best Restaurants Top 10 romantic restaurants to dine NSW. From Barangaroo to Bowral celebrate at some of New South Wales most charming and intimate dining destinations. This Valentine's Day swap flowers for filet mignon and treat your someone special to a dining experience they will treasure forever. 
January 2017


With the Rio de Janeiro games just around the corner, what better way to get in the Olympic spirit than to head to one of Sydney’s best South American restaurants. Here, we’ve pulled together our top ten.
June 2016
One of Australia’s most spectacular landscapes, the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains is the place to discover breathtaking natural beauty, luxury hotels and some of the best regional restaurants this country has to offer. Here’s our definitive out-of-towner restaurant guide.
April 2016
As a new generation of ambitious chefs make organic and artisanal produce their focus, inspired regional restaurants are popping up across the state. And what does that mean for us? Two words: destination dining. We’ve scoured the NSW countryside for the regional eats you can’t afford to miss.
February 2016


People flock from every corner of the globe to visit Sydney in Summer, so it would be criminal not to do it justice. Here’s our official Sydney summer bucket list that will appeal to locals and tourists alike.
December 2015
Don’t fancy stuffing that turkey? Take the stress out of Christmas and leave it to the professionals. From five course tasting menus to family share plates by Sydney Harbour, here’s our roundup of the best venues for a Christmas Day feast.
November 2015
From pristine beaches and near-perfect weather to a paddock-to-plate food philosophy and a luxe boho culture, Byron Bay has a magnetic pull. This seaside town used to be a lot sleepier than it is now, but with an influx of hipsters, sustainably-bent folks and passionate foodies, things are changing — and fast. Forget tourist traps, here’s where the locals dine.
October 2015
The beach may be its greatest claim to fame but Bondi’s latte-life and restaurant scene comes a very close second. From jaw-dropping views to fresh seafood, superfood smoothies and old-school fine dining, Bondi will have you fed, watered and sunned to perfection.
September 2015
Forget about crumbs in the keyboard, the power lunch is back. For those not after an hours-long, booze-soaked lunch, get familiar with our bang-for-your-buck options or for those hungry for power, book a table at one of our sought-after destinations.
August 2015
Anyone who knows me understands how seriously I take my coffee. A perfectly executed, smooth, creamy flat white is often the highlight of my day, however there is so much more to coffee than the actual substance. It is the friendly banter from my bearded and tattooed barista, the smell of ground beans that seem to surround the café and the simple ‘Have a good day’ as I’m handed my paper cup of happiness. This top 10 list features the crème de la crème of the coffee scene.
August 2015
Ten years ago, the suburbs of Rosebery and Alexandria were regarded as Sydney’s industrial neighbourhood, only frequented when on the hunt for discounted designer clothes or on the way to the airport. Just six kilometres from the CBD, these suburbs have emerged as one of Sydney’s trendiest areas, filled with organic cafes, rustic Italian restaurants and speciality coffee roasters. Here’s our top 10.
July 2015
There’s no need to mess with the classics when they’re done well and that’s the best thing about Local Burger Co. There’s no false advertising when you order an Old School Cheese Burger or a Classic Beef Burger. Grab your burger, you sweet potato fries, maybe a salted caramel shake, and picnic like you did as a kid, in the park across the road.
July 2015
The only way to get your body into shape for summer is to go hard on the American barbecue food. Forget bikini bodies, Sydney is a city rapidly falling for ribs of a different variety. Here’s a meat-eater’s dream list of the city’s best American BBQ restaurants.
July 2015
As a city worker, city dweller or just a city lover, you’re traversing George and Pitt Streets quite a bit, right? Little did you know there’s a whole realm of edible goodness from some of Sydney’s favourite restaurants hidden in the dining/retail precinct that is World Square. For the love of food, don’t walk past the centre again without knocking these dishes off your foodie bucket list.
June 2015
Once the late-night last-resort option for weary travellers, Sydney’s hotel restaurants are now dining destinations in their own right, with some of our top chefs leading the charge. We love that if you’re too full to go home, you can simply check in, or if you’ve already eaten your way through your weekly wage, just lounge in the lobby and imagine you’re a guest at these luxurious establishments.
June 2015
Once upon a time in Sydney, the good old steak was where the pub menu began and ended. Not any more. We’re pleased to say pub dining has had a foodie resurgence and these kitchens are now pumping out some of the best nosh in the city. So where do we go for a beer and a plate of comfort food after a long day in the office? Read on for our picks of Sydney’s best pub food.
May 2015
Double Bay has always been known as the best place to spot pouty-lipped celebrities sipping almond lattes and eyeing off its designer boutiques. In recent months, however, this high-end shopping mecca has emerged as one of Sydney’s leading foodie destinations thanks to an influx of notable chefs and hospitality moguls swinging open their doors. And the best bit? You don’t need a Prada-friendly bank account to dine here.
April 2015
Thai is Sydney’s favourite cheap eat, which explains why Thai restaurants outnumber foodies with their cameras in the city alone. But don’t settle for oily noodles and boring broths, we bring you a guide to the top Thai restaurants in Sydney, so you can order Thai the way it should be: fresh, fast and packed with flavour.
March 2015
With well-known chefs moving into town from across the globe and innovative local concepts finding newfound fame there’s never been a more exciting time to eat out in Sydney. So let us get you up to speed on some of 2015’s most notable restaurant debuts.
March 2015
Brunch may be Sydney’s favourite meal of the day, but too often the perfect brunch experience is hankered by long lines, weak coffee and stodgy eggs. But come one, come all you hungover (or just hungry) urbanites. This list is your golden ticket to the hippest and most dependable brunch spots in town.
March 2015
Want to know where to get your taco fix? Don your sombrero and get ready to sip some margaritas because here’s our list of where to find Sydney’s best taco, burrito, tamale and bowl of guac. We’ve braved the spiciest salsas to compile this roundup of the best Mexican grub in Sydney.
January 2015
2015 is set to be a big year in NSW with new hotels, restaurants and experiences opening and ready for action. Destination NSW has compiled a list of 10 of some of the hottest for 2015.
January 2015


Sydney’s fine dining institutions rival Michelin-starred venues across the globe. Here is our list of once-in-a-life-time restaurants that should be on every foodie’s must-try list. Just try focus on the dining ‘experience’ rather than the bill.
December 2014
It's the season to party… and Best Restaurants are here to help. We've put together the Top 10 Christmas Day restaurants in Sydney so that you can not only have your Christmas celebration, but enjoy it too (sans the washing up)!
November 2014
Are you a sweet tooth? We've recruited one of our favourite bloggers, Johnny Bhalla of, to help us discover the best dessert restaurants in Sydney. As Johnny says, are you ready to see Sydney like Charlie in the Chocolate factory?
November 2014
A weekend in Sydney just isn't complete without brunch. There's something so utterly liberating about waking up late, having eggs all day and cocktails before noon. After reading this list, you'll be seasoned with the self-satisfaction of knowing the hippest and best brunch spots in town.
October 2014
Going out this weekend? We've put together our list of the best restaurants that have swung open their doors this September. From a degustation dinner at Guillaume to a BYO yakitori restaurant in the backstreets of Surry Hills, these are our favourite newbies.
September 2014
Whether you're a budding chef or passionate home cook, cooking classes are a great way to meet new people, indulge in delicious food and earn some serious cred at your next dinner party. Here are our top picks for getting a casual culinary education in Sydney.
September 2014
There's a reason why Sydney's harbour is so famous – drinking a glass of champagne while the water glitters below you is truly something special. Try one of these restaurants to enjoy the magical experience.
June 2014
Who says hotel dining has lost its charm? Certainly not us; these fabulous restaurants are leading the way with opulent designs, charming service and beautiful food. If you're too full to go home, we won't tell if you stay the night.
May 2014
Tuck in without forking out - here are our favourite meals for under $20.
May 2014
From grain-fed, marbled sirloins to $12 scotch fillets and even cook-your-own, we've put together the top 10 steak joints in Sydney.
April 2014
We do the hard job of eating at the most exciting restaurants all over Sydney so we can pass it on to you. These are the meals we keep coming back to.
April 2014
Sydney is home to some of the most exclusive private dining restaurants in Australia. Whether it's for business or pleasure, we've put together our top 10 picks.
March 2014
Pub dining no longer means just steak and mash. Sydney is leading the way with gastro pubs that are modernising our favourite pub dishes that you can still enjoy a beer with.
March 2014