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...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/la-scala-on-jersey
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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Fast, healthy fare has made its way to Paddington in the form of Thaina Box, a no-fuss restaurant and takeaway dishing up budget-friendly Thai favourites. Starting with a Bondi Beach eatery 10 years a...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/thaina-box-paddington
Officially called Arts Bar, this Oxford Street pub is better known as the Rose Shamrock and Thistle, or The Three Weeds. Whatever you choose to call it, it remains one of Sydney's dependable hangouts ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/arts-bar
Located in the stunning surrounds of Chiswick Gardens in Woollahra, CHISWICK is the mastermind of Matt Moran and Peter Sullivan. The menu embraces a simple approach with a range of dishes – fro...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/chiswick
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
Located in trendy Paddington, Four in Hand's dining room offers a warm, bistro-style atmosphere with European-inspired fare. The restaurant is the stomping ground of superstar chef Colin Fassnidge and...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/four-in-hand-dining-room
The Terrace is in Woollahra where trees frame the streets and the fragrance from the florist over the road seems to float along the footpath. As you walk into the Woollahra Hotel, a polished charcoal ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/theterrace
Boutique wines and international vintages are shelved in Woollahra's Wine Library where a drop can be appreciated for the labour of love behind it. Modern European style defines the casual space that ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/the-wine-library
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
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...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/woollahra/restaurant/nostimo
If your tastes are on the side of classic over trendy, the refined Print Room in the centre of Paddington's fashion district will have you feeling right at home. A glamourous cocktail bar with a worn ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/print-room-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
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
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
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
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
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
After a major revamp, the Imperial Hotel has opened its doors once again. The new fit out is modern and sophisticated and includes an upstairs lounge, outside courtyard, function spaces and a new priv...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/the-imperial-hotel
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...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/paddington/restaurant/jackies-cafe