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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.
Through Bistro 80, Paul Gaspa honours the foundations of Modern Australian style while adding his own accent that is influenced by French, Asian and Mediterranean cuisines. The menu of Bistro 80 draws...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-bistro80.aspx
If it's the crème de la crème of dine in or take away gourmet pizzas you seek, then look no further than Pizza Moncur on Queen Street Woollahra. Enjoy a pizza within the stylish, wooden and ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-pizzamoncur.aspx
The Australis Retreat at Wisemans, in the picturesque Hawkesbury River region is only an hour out of Sydney. While on a relaxing weekend break, dine at the lovely Riverbend Restaurant that overlooks t...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-theriverbendrestaurant.aspx
One of Sydney's best-loved beachfront cafes, Swell Restaurant offers breezy breakfasts and lunches overlooking serene Bronte Beach. In the evening Swell Restaurant delivers a fine-dining yet friendly ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-swell.aspx
The Watershed Hotel is framed by the dazzling city skyline and Sydney harbour. By day, The Watershed's dining options deliver Sydney’s pub food & wine menus with a mix of modern Australian c...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-watershed.aspx
Located in Sydney's Pyrmont, the Zebra Lounge by popular restaurateur, Craig Jarman is a hot spot for locals from nearby ad agencies, fashion boutiques and offices around the waterfront. Decorated in ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-zebralounge.aspx
Opening in October
What was once La Laconda is now Prego's Ristorante Italiano. Owner Rinaldo Boscaro, who has worked as executive chef at Shangri-La hotels from Beijing to Bangkok, will...
A Good Food Guide stalwart, Castle Hill's Cibo e Vino is an intimate little Italian restaurant with a lot of heart. This cosy neighbourhood eatery is unfussy and welcoming, specialising in artisanal p...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-ciboevino.aspx
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