Leave your hunting rifle at home, although The Elk hints of a hunter's lodge, this Kings Cross restaurant/bar is very definitely a classy lounge with a great menu and a list of martinis that would mak...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/kings-cross/restaurant/the-elk
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.
For those looking for something a little different in their night out, head to The Major Oak Theatre Restaurant for a night packed full of live comedy fun. As well as comedy, Major Oak boasts live mus...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/st-marys/restaurant/the-major-oak-theatre-restaurant
Informal dining in an atmosphere as relaxing as it is vibrant. Seafood buffet menu features the freshest seafood with a variety that will cater for everybody's taste. Sydney rock oysters are shucked o...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/mascot/restaurant/the-grove
Touted as "the best beer garden in the world", Opera Bar is a must-visit for tourists and out-of-towners. With its enviable location overlooking Sydney's sparkling harbour, the city skyline and Harbou...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/circular-quay/restaurant/opera-bar
Nestled within the vibrant hub of Darling Street, inside one of Balmain's oldest hotels, The Unity Hall Hotel is an iconic Balmain figure. With recent renovations, Unity Hall Hotel has re-established ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/balmain/restaurant/unity-hall-hotel
Perched on the corner of Commonwealth Street, Brooklyn Hide Bagel Bar brings NYC's signature bake to the streets of Surry Hills. They're all that's on the menu, with fillings ranging from classic crea...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/brooklyn-hide
Watergrill, is located on the second floor of the establishment at the top of a grand staircase. It's a pay-at-the-bar job with a few different seating options available in the open, light-filled spac...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/north-sydney/restaurant/watergrill-at-the-kirribilli-club
Tucked away in sleepy Pyrmont, Gallon has the ambience of a chic NYC bar. With an extensive fine wine list and an understated, moody and sophisticated vibe, Gallon is a secret haven for the after-work...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/pyrmont/restaurant/gallon
With views over the sparkling vista of Sydney Harbour, The East situated offers Chinese fare in the bustling, central surrounds of Circular Quay. Glass floor to ceiling windows and abundant al fresco ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/circular-quay/restaurant/the-east
Walking into Yok Yor is like walking into a bustling Thai construction site but instead of building houses, the hard hatted chefs create delicious Thai meals. The menu is comprehensive, including Thai...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/haymarket/restaurant/yok-yor-thai-food-factory