For traditional homestyle cooking in the heart of Sydney, take a trip to Gloria’s Portuguese Restaurant in Petersham. The rich colours and dusty brown bricks transport diners to Portugal and kee...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-gloriasportugueserestaurant.aspx
Food and wine in Sydney
Where to eat in Sydney
Treat yourself to a mouth-watering taste of Sydney's best food and wine, served in stunning locations around the city. An ever-growing list of gourmet restaurants, boutique cafes and casual pubs means you'll never be short of inspiration on where to eat in Sydney. If you enjoy stylish venues with excellent food, wine and service, make sure you visit some of the restaurants that feature on the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants list: Tetsuya's, Quay, Marque and Momofuku Seiobo.
In this diverse, multicultural city, you'll find an amazing range of food and wine experiences. Discover the delicious cuisines of Italy, Greece and Turkey on a tour with Gourmet Safaris, or meet local producers from boutique brewers and coffee roasters to spice merchants and smallgoods specialists on an Ultimately Sydney Gourmet Tour. Food events and weekly farmers markets give you the chance to buy local produce, become a master chef at a short cooking class or visit the Sydney Fish Market Seafood School.
Looking for a unique Sydney dining moment? Visit the funky noodle bar at Ms G's, or try the legendary fish and chips from The Boathouse at Palm Beach, modern Vietnamese at Luke Nguyen's Red Lantern in Surry Hills, and organic, biodynamic and sustainable fare at Billy Kwong, also in Surry Hills. Want dessert? Adriano Zumbo's Rozelle Cafe produces a sublime chocolate cocoon, a chocolate forest is on offer at Sepia in the city and Black Star Pastry in Newtown has fabulous chocolate eclairs and cakes.
Enjoy spectacular Sydney views at many locations around the city. Dine by the water at Quay on Sydney Harbour, The Bar at the End of the Wharf in Walsh Bay, The Boathouse at Palm Beach, The Bucket List in Bondi, The Sailor's Club at Rose Bay, Hugos Manly and The Bathers' Pavilion at Balmoral Beach. Jonah's at Whale Beach is also well worth the trip to the Northern Beaches.
The pub scene in Sydney is buzzing in winter. Visit The Rocks for a heritage feel at the Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, Orient Hotel and The Glenmore. The Tilbury Hotel in Woolloomooloo, The Welcome Hotel in Rozelle and the Marlborough Hotel in Newtown are also all great spots to visit.
Sydney food and wine
In recent years, Sydney has become a world-class dining destination. Acclaimed chefs are committed to producing beautiful food served in the stunning natural locations for which Sydney is famous – by Sydney Harbour, overlooking a golden beach or idyllic waterway. Three Sydney city restaurants are included in the S.Pellegrino World's Best Restaurants list – Tetsuya's, Quay and Marque. Book ahead and you'll enjoy a unique dining experience in Sydney.
In Sydney, you'll find a world of cafes, bars and pubs thriving in a city that has a temperate climate and casual lifestyle, perfect for rooftop bars and alfresco dining. You can also learn to cook, join a gourmet safari tour and taste the best of global cuisine from yum cha and dumplings to fresh pasta and mezze plates to share. There are some exciting food events in Sydney throughout the year - but Crave Sydney International Food Festival in October is the biggest and most mouth-watering event. Weekly farmers markets supply seasonal produce for keen chefs and diners while gourmet produce shops, gelato shops and bakeries supply the best of the basics.
The Tilbury Hotel may be set back from the famous Woolloomooloo Wharf but this elegant restaurant keeps up with its neighbours....www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thetilburyhotel.aspx
Spanish tapas, Japanese izakaya and international wines combine to form a delicious blend at Neutral Bay’s ambient, handkerchief-sized restaurant, Japaz. Perfect for an after-work drink or dinne...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-japaz.aspx
Spencer Guthrie seems out of place in Newtown. This smart and petite 30-seater has polished wooden floorboards, romantic lighting and a posh Modern Australian menu. Dishes such as grilled eggplant and...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-spencerguthrie.aspx
A rare gem on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Mezza Grill Lebanese Cuisine introduces its exotic flavours, authentic-meets-modern decor and super friendly and efficient service to an ever-growing and...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-mezzagrilllebanesecuisine.aspx
You only need to see the lines snaking down Haberfield’s Ramsay Road and into Pasticceria Pappa to know this cafe’s Italian delicacies are highly sought-after. On offer are fresh gelato, c...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-pasticceriapappa.aspx
Parramatta’s original fine diner Courtney's Brasserie on Phillip Street boasts a classy restaurant menu and a wine list that puts some of the big boys in the city to shame. With a heritage datin...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-courtneysbrasserie.aspx
As part of the new entertainment complex in Chatswood, The Concourse, Shanghai Stories is a contemporary restaurant offering authentic Chinese cuisine. While the restaurant’s space is modern ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-shanghaistories.aspx
With a newly revamped Italian inspired menu, Star Bar has transformed into an excellent venue for a work lunch or pub meal before a movie. Pastas, pizzas and burgers like herb and parmesan beef pattie...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-starbar.aspx
It's a world away from Hollywood, but this fresh cocktail bar takes its name from Tinseltown's most famous director. Located just off Crown Street, Sydney's hippest shopping and restaurant drag, Kubri...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-kubricks_bar.aspx