Food and wine in Inner Sydney
Bars and restaurants in Darlinghurst
Dining in Darlinghurst offers a diverse array of styles and flavours to choose from. Discover lazy breakfast venues, sip afternoon cocktails or have wine and nibbles in a tapas bar. Head to stylish restaurants and enjoy anything from late-night gourmet pizza to zesty Thai or classic French cuisine.
Discover Food and Wine in Inner Sydney
An advantage that comes with Sydney's multicultural population is the opportunity to enjoy cuisines from nearly every region in the world.
Sydney's inner precincts are the best place to go if you want to try new and exciting flavours. Watch flamenco dance performances while nibbling Spanish tapas served with jugs of Sangria at the Spanish Tapas Restaurants, followed by Spanish doughnuts drizzled in chocolate at San Churro in Glebe.
Try exotic West African dishes like fufu or coconut chicken tangine at the African Feeling Restaurant in Newtown or go to the Italian Forum in Leichhardt to find a fantastic range of Italian restaurants and cafes set among beautiful Tuscan-style architecture. On the weekends you can dine alfresco in the plaza while listening to ambient live music.
Located in a converted 100 year old corner butcher shop in Chippendale, 5 minutes from the CBD, Giulia Café is a no-fuss, friendly and homely local café, known to locals and university stude...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/chippendale/restaurant/giulia-cafe
Fancy a Tipple? Away from the congestion of Crown Street, across from Central Station, lower Surry Hills is delivering the goods with Tipple Bar and Bistro. The venture of two former hotel managers Lu...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/tipple-bar
Bamiyan is an unexpected Afghan treat in the inner-west suburb of Five Dock, an area best known for its Italian fare. Its expansive menu includes more than 50 dishes based around chicken, lamb, beef o...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/five-dock/restaurant/bamiyan-restaurant
Surry Hills fine dining stalwart Foveaux Street Dining has been reinvigorated with a new fitout and re-vamped dining style. The Modern Australian menu is still imaginative and exqusitely plated, but i...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/foveaux-st-dining
Tucked behind the fountain, Café La Vigna is about as close as you'll get to a romantic hideaway in the expansive plaza of Leichhardt's Italian Forum. With big booth seating and large wooden tabl...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/leichhardt/restaurant/cafe-la-vigna
Sydney's burgeoning cafe scene sometimes makes it hard to differentiate between the goodies and the not-so-goodies. But Joe Black is the exception. Tucked away on Commonwealth Street on the fringes of...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/joe-black
Balmain's Darling Street is home to specialty pastry shop, Balkan Bake. As its name suggests, Balkan Bake's artisan pastries are made from age-old recipes originating from the Ottoman Empire. Known fo...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/balmain/restaurant/balkan-bake
This purist Japanese restaurant on Crown Street is worth waiting for, which, you'll have to inevitably do if you arrive on a weekend night. With branches already across Sydney, Zushi has established a...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/zushi-surry-hills