Sydney Restaurants


From the sparkling blue of Sydney Harbour to famous beaches such as Bondi and Manly, you’ll find a delectable range of restaurants near iconic Sydney attractions. Savour authentic flavours from around the world across this vibrant multicultural city, where innovation and tradition meet.

  • The Tilbury Hotel, Image; Anna Kucera
  • Afternoon at the Newport, Image; The Newport

Delicious experiences in Sydney

Taste the delights of Sydney for a world of delicious experiences. With an abundance of fresh produce, great seafood and multicultural influences, Sydney is a melting pot and restaurants cater for a range of tastes and budgets. Treat yourself to authentic flavours and mouth-watering cuisines.

The city offers many eating options, from casual and affordable cafés and pubs, to award-winning restaurants on Sydney Harbour. Seafood is caught daily in the clean waters of the Pacific Ocean.

With a temperate climate and lots of sunshine, eating outdoors is popular year round. There are many cafés and restaurants in Sydney with outdoor dining, pubs with enticing courtyards, and rooftop bars with harbour and city skyline views.

Image credit; North Bondi Fish

Some of the best “eat streets” are to be found in Sydney’s vibrant inner city neighbourhoods, such as Potts Point, Chippendale, Surry Hills and Newtown, where there are numerous exciting cafés and restaurants offering creative menus.

From north to south and east to west, check out the enticing variety of places to eat:
• Sydney City, home to the iconic Sydney Opera House
• Inner Sydney for new dining and taste sensations
• Sydney East for beachside dining at Bondi and Coogee
• Sydney North, home to Taronga Zoo and Manly Beach
• Sydney West for sports and international flavours
• Sydney South, home to the Royal National Park

Each year The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide reviews restaurants in Sydney and awards one, two or three chef’s hats to the best, similar to Michelin stars. For waterside dining, take a Sydney Seaplane for a memorable day. Brunch in Sydney is popular, too.

  1. Automata

    Automata is Head Chef Clayton Wells' first solo restaurant, bringing a movable approach to a frequently changing five-course menu. Components stem from Clayton’s varied background at some of Australia and Europe’s...

  2. Cirrus

    Fresh, sustainably-caught seafood in Sydney’s newest dining precinct, Barangaroo.From the multi award-winning team behind Bentley Restaurant + Bar, Monopole and Yellow, Chef Brent Savage and Sommelier Nick...

  3. Garfish Manly

    Our philosophy is simple: we serve the best seafood, you choose how you’d like it prepared. Grilled, spiced or wood roasted, with a garnish of your choice, we also offer a varied wine list so you can add a perfectly...

  4. Giro Osteria

    Former La Scala chef Ruben Martinez has branched out to create Giro Osteria, an Italian-inspired restaurant that places Cronulla on the fine dining map. Enjoy delicious seasonal options and the range of fine wines...

  5. Jazushi Restaurant

    Jazushi offers Sydney’s best blend of exquisite Japanese fusion cuisine, professional service and the finest live jazz entertainment every night. The main dining room provides an ambient atmosphere to best enjoy live...

  6. Marigold Restaurant

    The management of Marigold Restaurant has been delighting Sydney with Cantonese cuisine for over 30 years. Beginning in 1982 with “old Marigold”, the first Hong Kong style Chinese restaurant in Sydney, at 299 Sussex...

  7. North Bondi Fish

    Located a few short steps from the sand and surf of one of the world's most famous beaches, North Bondi Fish is Bondi at it's best. The casual restaurant is a relaxed space, which personifies beach-side chic and is...

  8. Opera Kitchen

    Soak in the views and relax in the sunshine. Perched underneath the most famous sails in the world with uninterrupted views of both the famed Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour, Opera Kitchen provides some of the most...

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