Overseen by chef-of-the-moment, Dan Hong, has brought an edge to the recently revamped Excelsior Hotel. Hong showcases his usual eclectic and edgy food stylings whilst injecting them with some Mexican...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/the-excelsior-hotel
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.
On top of Botany View Hotel at the south end of King Street in Newtown, Darley Street Bistro is a local gem. With three restaurant/cafes in Sydney, husband and wife duo Danielle and Kevin Harris have ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/newtown/restaurant/darley-street-bistro-newtown
Located in North Sydney, Safi Dining is an elegant dining room serving the best of middle-eastern cuisine. Unlike your standard middle-eastern restaurants, Safi's menu includes dishes from not only Le...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/north-sydney/restaurant/safi-dining
There are food courts and then there is the Level 5 Westfield Sydney food court. It's like comparing apples and oranges. You can't. And Sassy's Red – a Malaysian coffee shop obsessed with jazz &...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/sydney-cbd/restaurant/sassys-red-at-westfield-sydney
This culinary institution was introducing intrepid diners to Nonya fare long before Sydney's love affair with spicy Asian food began.The Malaya is among Sydney's most exalted Asian restaurants, and wi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/king-street-wharf-sydney/restaurant/the-malaya
A blink-and-you'll-miss-it bar where an intimate atmosphere and luxe decor hark back to an era of 1950's glamour. Pan-American flavours dominate the tapas-style menu, coupled with luscious cocktails a...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/manly/restaurant/miss-marleys
The Apollo is proof that a Greek taverna can be hearty and classy at once. Here, ancient and modern Greek flavours meet over a contemporary dining ethic. The Apollo's pared-back dining room features u...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/potts-point/restaurant/the-apollo
The Local Taphouse is a beer lover's paradise where all manner of boutique brews are available on tap, by the bottle and even in hearty alcohol-infused meals....www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/darlinghurst/restaurant/the-local-taphouse
Just up from St Leonard's station, The Moody Chef offers well-presented Modern Australian cafe fare in relaxed, comfortable surrounds. The Moody Chef is popular for mid-week power lunches for the surr...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/st-leonards/restaurant/the-moody-chef
Vietnam-born Minh Nguyen is creating some of his childhood favourites as well as interpreting modern Vietnamese dishes at his new restaurant in Surry Hills. Xage has a casual, smart interior with glos...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/surry-hills/restaurant/xage-restaurant