Encasa is Spanish for “at home” and that’s exactly how you’ll feel in this comfy Sydney restaurant where authentic and satisfying tapas will tickle your tastebuds. It tends to ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-encasa.aspx
Travellers' Choice favourite restaurants
Thousands of restaurants, hundreds of reviews...find out which Sydney restaurants everyone's talking about on TripAdvisor. "Yum" is one comment that sums up the view of dining out in Sydney for many food fans.
Sydney Restaurants Travellers choice
Acclaimed chefs, great local produce, smart service and stunning designs are the key features of many Sydney restaurants in 2012. Sydney has established its credentials as one of the hottest dining destinations on the planet – now it's time to see what the diners think.
TripAdvisor has just released its annual Travellers' Choice Awards for 2012. Generally, the award-winners are the same as the winners of chefs' hats in the Sydney Morning Herald's Good Food Guide for 2012.
If you're visiting Sydney and looking for insider tips on where to eat, check out the following list of winners - Tetsuya's, Sake Restaurant, Longrain, China Doll, Quay, Pendolino, Marque, Rockpool Bar and Grill, Jonah's Whale Beach, Flying Fish Restaurant and Bar, The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, Spice I Am, Nomads, Fratelli Fresh, Bodega Tapas Restaurant and Bar, Spice Temple, Sepia, The Malaya, Glass Brasserie, Aria Restaurant, Billy Kwong, Cafe Sydney, Otto Ristorante.
Diners' comments range from "Great food in a great atmosphere" to "Deserves its best restaurant in Sydney title" to "innovative food -- faultless service".
Some restaurants can be defined by a dish, a location or a unique style. For example, "best snapper pie" is The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, "best seat in town" is Café Sydney, and "this place is hot" is Neil Perry's Spice Temple.
Couple enjoy dinner at Sydney Cafe, overlooking Sydney Harbour. Image James Horan
The Bathers Pavilion restaurant, Balmoral
The Bathers Pavilion restaurant, Balmoral, Sydney (north). Image The Bathers Pavilion
Waterfront dining, Darling harbour
Waterfront dining, Darling harbour. Image Tony Yeates
'Oxley's Boathouse', Hawkesbury River
'Oxley's Boathouse', Hawkesbury River. Image John Hawkes
Cocktails, Darling harbour
Cocktails and dinner, Darling harbour. Image Tony Yeates
beachside dining at Bondi Beach
beachside dining at Bondi Beach. Image Hamilton Lund
The Wharf Restaurant, Sydney
The Wharf Restaurant, Sydney. Image Stephen Ward
Aqua Dining restaurant, Milsons Point
Harbourside dining at Aqua Dining restaurant, Milsons Point - North Sydney. Image Tony Yeates
Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf
Lunch at Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf, Sydney inner east.
Another one from the Bourke Street Bakery Boys, Wilbur’s Place has transformed the the team from day to night. Don’t worry, bread is still a feature but they also offer a casual lunch and ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-wilbursplace.aspx
Saint Michiba on Phillip St, Waterloo, puts an inventive spin on the classic pizza. Rather than your average margherita, Saint Michiba’s menu features toppings such as scotch fillet, béarna...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-saintmichiba.aspx
The Bar at Park Hyatt Sydney is a contemporary and sophisticated lounge setting featuring warm interiors and striking mood lighting. It serves a selection of fine beverages, boutique Australian and in...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-parkhyattsydneythebar.aspx
Paddington’s Toko restaurant refuels the Oxford Street shopping crowd with its upmarket sushi train offerings and a la carte menu.The ideal pit-stop for Oxford Street shoppers, this dimly lit re...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-tokopaddington.aspx
Photos of the English monarchy adorn the walls, while health food cookbooks and vintage teapots fill the surrounding shelves. It's not your average South American/Asian fare, Nourishing Quarter caters...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-nourishingquarter.aspx
Jump in the glass elevator and escape the hustle and bustle of George Street at Hilton Sydney’s glamorous Zeta Bar. Stylish, sleek and sophisticated, Zeta Bar is a progressive cocktail bar with ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-zetabar.aspx
Smack bang on the waterfront with direct views of the Walsh Bay pier, the owners of Seawall have pulled on some of Sydney’s finest food talents to help bring to life the idea of paired back, rus...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-seawall.aspx
For a change of scene this Winter, lose yourself in the theatrical phenomenon of Slide’s El’Circo Blanc. Described as a ‘Russian Winter Fairytale’, the event is a unique collab...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-elcircoblanc.aspx
Cafe Ish owners Josh and Ai Nicholls have shut shop in Surry Hills and landed in Redfern with their new concept cafe – an old-style milk bar. All the trimmings are here - classic arcade game mac...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-milkbarbycafeish.aspx