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 definitely want to join". T...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/10-william-street
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 environmen...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/bellevue-hotel
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/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/big-mamas
Located in the classic Woollahra Hotel, Bistro Moncur remains a favourite of eastern suburbs clientele for its rich Gallic fare and award-winning wine list. The restaurant's vaulted ceiling and experi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/bistro-moncur
This restaurant is aptly named "good memories," which is exactly what diners have been taking away from Buon Ricordo since it opened its doors in 1987. Today, waiters in trim white jackets fuss over p...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/buon-ricordo
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 in so...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/cafe-1812
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 restaurant"...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/cafe-nino
Located in the stunning surrounds of Chiswick Gardens in Woollahra, Chiswick is the mastermind of celebrity Chef Matt Moran and Peter Sullivan. The menu embraces a simple approach with a range of dish...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/chiswick
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/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/christos-five-ways-pizzeria
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/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/cipri-italian
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/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/eat-thai-at-five-ways
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/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/flat-white
Located in trendy Paddington, Four in Hand's dining room melds a warm, bistro-style atmosphere with European-inspired fare. Every dish has a purpose – be it sustainable seafood or nose-to-tail e...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/four-in-hand-dining-room
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/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/la-scala-on-jersey
With authentic Italian cuisine and a dining room adorned with fabulous artwork, Lucio's Italian Restaurant is one of Paddington's proudest achievements. Owner and chef Lucio Galletto OAM hails from a ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/lucios-italian-restaurant
An unusually unpretentious restaurant in upmarket Woollahra, Nostimo is a local favourite for lazy brunches and people watching. The breakfast menu offers everything you'd expect of a cafe, but come l...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/nostimo
A bunch of young chefs have been given the reins to Pinbone,(formerly Buzo's) to have some fun. A menu full of whimsical dishes such as chocolate crackles with daubs of chicken liver parfait is the re...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/pinbone
If it's the crème de la crème of dine in or take away gourmet pizzas you seek, then look no further than Pizza Moncur on Queen Street Woollahra. Enjoy a pizza within the stylish, wooden and ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/pizza-moncur
Housed in the former Claude’s space on Oxford Street, Sura by Ku presents the polar opposite of its French fine dining predecessor. The restaurant’s focus is on modern Asian cuisine, with ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/sura-by-ku