The atmosphere of the 10 William Street wine bar was described in Gourmet Traveller as feeling like “you’ve just stepped into a party you’re not sure you’re invited to, but def...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-10williamstreet.aspx
With trendy cafes, art galleries, fashion boutiques and terrace houses lining the streets, Paddington is undeniably chic. Home to some of Australia's best emerging fashion labels, Paddington is also the location of some of Sydney's finest restaurants. There is a great combination of elegant restaurants and casual dining in Paddington, alongside a number of fine local drinking establishments.
If you're looking for a luxurious dining experience, there are a number of restaurants in Paddington that have been awarded one or more 'chef hats'. Set in green gardens, hidden amongst the terraces, or along the vibrant Oxford Street, a fine dining experience in Paddington can be found to suit any plans you make.
With Oxford Street bustling to the west, you can find casual dining in Paddington to suit an early meal or a late night bite. There are loads of inviting and quick meal options at Five Ways, with pizza and Thai being local favourites. Heritage pubs appear on almost every corner, with delicious bistro meals and great vibes.
Paddington is also home to a large number of relaxed cafe style dining options. Serving great coffees and interesting variations on all your favourite cafe meals (including big breakfast cures for hangovers), cafes in Paddington are great for a spot of people watching.
One of Paddington’s beloved heritage pubs, the Bellevue has undergone a serious makeover. Tucked away at the back of the Bellevue, the light and airy dining room has a relaxed and welcoming envi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-bellevuehotel.aspx
Big Mama's restaurant in Woollahra is a home for families and celebrities alike, serving robust Italian meals just like mama used to make. With a cosy, fitout reminiscent of the trattoria's you'd find...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-bigmamas.aspx
Awarded One Chef Hat - The SMH Good Food Guide 2009-2014
Located in the classic Woollahra Hotel, Bistro Moncur remains a favourite of eastern suburbs clientele for its rich Gallic fare and...
Awarded Two Chef Hats - The SMH Good Food Guide 2013-2014
This restaurant is aptly named “good memories,” which is exactly what diners have been taking away from Buon Ricordo s...
Housed above Berkelouw bookstore on Oxford St, Paddington’s Café 1812 facilitates the winning combination of good food, and a good book. Nurse a morning cup of Campos coffee whilst you read...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-cafe1812.aspx
Cafe Nino is the sort of restaurant everyone wishes was just around the corner. Located in the heart of trendy Woollahra, Café Nino is described by their loyal regulars as a “gem of a rest...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-cafenino.aspx
Awarded One Chef Hat -The SMH Good Food Guide 2013
Located in the stunning surrounds of Chiswick Gardens in Woollahra, Chiswick is the mastermind of celebrity Chef Matt Moran and Peter Sull...
Friendly and cosy, neighbourhood eatery Christo's has been putting the Italian flavour in to Five Ways for over 20 years. Offering a classic pizza and pasta menu plus a number of gourmet options, Chri...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-christosfivewayspizzeria.aspx
The Cipri brothers are well-known among Sydney foodies and their latest restaurant, Cipri Italian, is another great eatery to add to their repertoire. Combing the extravagance of Milan and the taste o...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-ciprirestaurant.aspx
Just across from the Paddington Inn on Oxford Street, Crate is an Italian-inspired café by day and a pizzeria and bar by night. Diners perch on (you guessed it) crates to enjoy cafe favourites su...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-cratebarpizza.aspx
A function of many to an intimate dinner for two, Eat Thai at Five Ways in the heart of Paddington, opposite the Royal Hotel, is a flexible restaurant with a modern take on Thai....www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-eatthaiatfiveways.aspx
Flat White is a chic and trendy Eastern Suburbs hangout. Tucked under an art gallery in Woollahra, Flat White is renowned for serving some of Sydney's best chicken sandwiches. Beyond sambos, there is ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-flatwhite.aspx
Awarded Two Chef Hats - The SMH Good Food Guide 2011-2014
Located in trendy Paddington, Four in Hand’s dining room melds a warm, bistro-style atmosphere with European-inspired fare. Ev...
Named after a UK steeple chase, the Grand National restaurant is a local Paddington favourite hidden in a historic building in the suburb’s backstreets. The main restaurant is no longer fine din...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-grandnationalrestaurant.aspx
Chef Justin North is set to take charge at Oxford Street favourite, Hotel Centennial. The Hotel contains two bars and a restaurant; the latter offers casual, brasserie-style dining mostly for adults d...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-centennialhotel.aspx
This Paddington restaurant, owned by the vivacious Jackie herself, is an Eastern Suburbs icon. Offering Japanese dishes, from the outside sushi bar, and also Modern Australian staples such as scotch f...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-jackiescafe.aspx
L'ETOILE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
Housed in a charming Victorian terrace on Paddington’s Glenmore Road is chic and sophisticated L’etoile Restaurant and Bar. The mastermind of cel...
La Scala on Jersey is a sophisticated Modern Italian Restaurant and cocktail bar, located above the iconic Light Brigade Hotel in Paddington Woollahra. The grand travertine staircase leads you up to a...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-lascalaonjersey.aspx
THIS RESTAURANT IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Diners won’t miss La Vucciria – standing proudly on Flinders Street with a red lacquer door marking its entrance. The restaurant’s n...