Have you checked out Manly's bar scene lately? It’s pumping. Almost as wildly as Chica Bonita – a tiny 20-seat Mexican eatery nestled off The Corso promenade. Mates Luke and Sean are behin...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-chicabonita.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.
Italian for ‘The Hills’, this family restaurant opened in 1989 and is well and truly a part of the furniture on the Castle Hill dining front. Daniel Manccino Head Chef at La Collina, was t...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-lacollina.aspx
Located within the elegant five-star Langham Sydney in the historic Rocks district, Globe Brasserie & Bar serves Modern Australian cuisine in a charming, old-world atmosphere. With its timber-pane...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-globebar.aspx
There is something comforting about returning to the same restaurant, for the same dish, night-after-night and while most dining chains aren’t worth your while, Brown Rice Sushi, with four locat...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-brownricesushinorthbridge.aspx
The locals swear by Scrambled for top-notch breakfasts. You might have to wait for a table on weekends, but rest assured that it’s worth it.There is no doubt that Scrambled backs the community t...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-scrambled.aspx
The Rocks is home to some of Sydney's best pubs all with stunning heritage features, great bistros and funky bars. The Rocks is where modern Sydney began. Traditionally the home of the Indigenous Cadi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-therockspubs.aspx
Being able to truly serve local produce, Sassafras Creek Café’s menu is drawn from the local farmers. Despite living in an old-fashioned village, meals here can be enjoyed in a contemporary...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-sassafrascreekcafe.aspx
Warm, inviting and a little loud, Revesby Workers Club’s family-friendly restaurant, Family Table, shares many fun qualities with its moniker. It isn’t lacking in tables, good quality food...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-familytable.aspx
Just off the main drag of Newtown, Hoochie Mamma cafe and restaurant dishes up lip-smacking mod Oz fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its quirky interior and breezy atmosphere encourages leisurely ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-hoochiemamma.aspx
Step off the sand and into Lush on Bondi, a quintessential beach cafe which pays homage to the tradition of Australian beach culture. Lush doesn’t like to over complicate the beach so the menu i...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-lushonbondi.aspx