The next Merivale destination will be opening on Oxford Street at The Paddington Arms Hotel, an Eastern Suburbs institution. The restaurant will be headed up by Danielle Alvarez (ex Chez Panisse), of...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/paddington-arms-hotel
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.
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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...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/christos-five-ways-pizzeria
Sea Cow is the type of restaurant that you can visit night after night. It's healthy (if you want it to be), casual, BYO and value-for-money. The seafood-dedicated menu comes battered or fried, with s...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/sea-cow
Establishing itself as a Paddington institution The Unicorn is a popular local watering hole, offering a cracking pub menu, nightly events and delicious cocktails. Also below deck, Unicorn Cellar offe...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/fringe-bar
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 ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/lucios-italian-restaurant
An Italian Bar is all about a great atmosphere and good music, where the best food and drink are nonstop served all day. The Franchi Brothers Italian Bar is creating a single place where you can socia...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/franchi-brothers-italian-bar
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 ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/sura-by-ku
One Moncur is a classy establishment for those who believe celebration must be undertaken with bubbles. One of Sydney's few champagne bars, One Moncur offers over 30 champagnes and snacks to match, in...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/one-moncur
Bringing a touch of Parisian charm to the Eastern Suburbs, Vincent is the latest restaurant from the team behind Woollahra icon, Buzo. This French brasserie features a range of house-made goods on its...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/vincent
Located in Woollahra Hotel, Bistro Moncur remains a favourite of eastern suburbs clientele for its rich Gallic fare and award-winning wine list. The special thing about Bistro Moncur is its comforting...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/bistro-moncur
10 William Street's somewhat incognito shopfront says a lot about its attitude; laid-back and sans the haughty attitude that is part and parcel of other Paddington establishments. The focus here is on...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/10-william-street
This restaurant is aptly named "good memories," which is exactly what diners have been taking away from Buon Ricordo since it opened its Paddington doors in 1987. Today, waiters in trim white jackets ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/buon-ricordo
The Royal Hotel located in trendy Paddington, is currently undergoing a major renovation. The bar and bottle shop are currently open however the upstairs restaurant is closed reopening in July.A local...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/royal-hotel-paddington
Named after a UK steeple chase, the Grand National Hotel is a local Paddington favourite hidden in a historic building in the suburb's backstreets. The front pub area is clean and simple with ample st...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/grand-national-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...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/big-mamas
Paddington's Toko restaurant refuels the Oxford Street shopping crowd with its upmarket sushi train offerings and a la carte menu.The ideal pit-stop for Oxford Street shoppers, this dimly lit restaura...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/toko-paddington
This Paddington haunt has long been providing locals with their daily sourdough fix. The first of the three Sonoma bakery cafes brought us is conveniently located at Five Ways, and is open for breakfa...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/sonoma-bakery-cafe-paddington
If in search of a terrific pub meal served with a cosy dose of British character, the Lord Dudley restaurant in Paddington has become a much-loved local....https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/the-lord-dudley-hotel