Potts Point and Woolloomooloo Food and wine


Admired for its art deco buildings, Potts Point has some of Sydney’s most innovative restaurants, hip cocktail bars and the Bourbon, an institution. Build up your appetite by walking the tree-lined streets of Potts Point and then enjoy a drink at a bar and lunch or dinner in a restaurant, or walk to Woolloomooloo for more great dining options.

  • Dining at The Tilbury Hotel, Woolloomooloo
  • Dining at The Tilbury Hotel, Woolloomooloo

Bars, restaurants and nightlife

Known for enterprising and innovative cuisine, some of this area's award-winning restaurants include Gastro Park, Billy Kwong, The Apollo, Monopole, Ms G’s and Yellow. There are also old favourites such as Macleay Street Bistro and Café Sopra. A popular ‘eat street’ is Llankelly Place where you’ll enjoy various delicious cuisines.

Walk under the towering plane trees along Macleay Street on Saturday mornings to the Kings Cross Organic Food Markets, across the road from art deco residential jewels Franconia and Cahors. You can buy fresh produce as well as delicious cooked food from various stalls.

The Finger Wharf, Woolloomooloo

The Butler, in Victoria Street, is a delightful restaurant with impressive views of Hyde Park, the Domain and the city. Nearby is Café DOV, a local favourite that sources fresh produce from farms and growers in the Sydney region. Walk to Orwell Street for Chester White Cured Diner, which has a retro vibe.

Up the road is art deco cocktail bar and restaurant The Roosevelt, a historic and stylish venue which has a portable drinks trolley. Nearby is Velluto, a champagne and cocktail bar, and Gazebo, a wine bar.

The Tilbury, Woolloomooloo

In Woolloomooloo, you can't miss Harry's Cafe de Wheels, Sydney's iconic pie cart. You'll also find budget and fine dining options at The Tilbury on Nicholson Street and at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel, opposite Woolloomooloo Wharf, one of the longest timber wharfs in the world.

The historic wharf offers many delights. Whether you've got an appetite for pasta at Otto Ristorante, duck pancakes at China Doll, or a long lunch or dinner with friends, the historic wharf is a popular for waterfront dining and is near the Art Gallery of NSW and the Royal Botanic Garden.

  1. Room 10

    Room 10

    This trendy espresso bar and café fits in perfectly with the fast paced Potts Point crowd. It takes the art of the local friendly coffee shop back to basics with genuinely good service, great coffee and tasty light...

  2. Sienna Marina

    Sienna Marina

    There aren't many places around Woolloomooloo Wharf where you can lunch for under $20 with your own bottle of wine. Lunchtimes see it packed with local office workers after the $15 lunch specials which feature...

  3. Sunrise Asian

    Sunrise Asian

    Sunrise Asian is an Asian ingredient providore and specialist Asian kitchen, run by accomplished chefs. The Elizabeth Bay store offers Australian-grown, native and rare produce including saltbush, sweet leaf,...

  4. Sweethearts Rooftop Barbeque

    Sweethearts Rooftop Barbeque

    Located on the rooftop, above Kings Cross' infamous nightclub Sugarmill, is Sweetheart's Rooftop Barbeque. From the team behind The Winery, Gazebo, Cargo Bar and Bungalow 8, Sweetheart's offers a funky outdoor space...

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