Set amongst the beautiful décor of Garden Life garden design store, Twig Café is an inner city garden oasis offering both takeaway and dine in experiences, with a strong influence on homemad...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-twigcafe.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.
The best bars are hidden in the most unlikely places and this is exactly what people love about York Lane. Nestled between skyscrapers and a train station, York Lane is a chameleon; transforming from ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-yorklane.aspx
With a newly revamped Italian inspired menu, Star Bar has transformed into an excellent venue for a work lunch or pub meal before a movie. Pastas, pizzas and burgers like herb and parmesan beef pattie...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-starbar.aspx
The Point Hotel Bistro in Pyrmont is an unexpectedly swanky restaurant serving up top-notch modern Australian fare for a range of occasions. The Good Food Guide 2009 has labelled this groovy watering ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thepointhotelbistro.aspx
Perched on the corner of Liverpool Street and Dixon Lane in Sydney’s bustling China Town, Home combines the vibe of a trendy inner city cafe with authentic Thai cuisine. Upstairs is a coffee roa...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-homecafe.aspx
Small Bar of the Year - Australian Bar Awards 2013
Located on Surry Hills’ traffic –clogged Cleveland Street is Italian inspired rock’n’roll bar Vasco. Appropriat...
The name may be slightly unusual but Petrol Restaurant is a foodie’s paradise. Set amongst the leafy Potts Point streets, Petrol is packed all day long with mid-morning brunchers to late night d...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-petrolrestaurant.aspx
A little live music can turn an oversized, sterile area into a funky, hip bar in a heartbeat – and this is exactly what happens at Rock Lily. But beyond the music, Rock Lily’s interior fea...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-rocklily.aspx
Filled with goodies from all over the globe, Bowler Club of NSW’s restaurant, The Red Room, pleases Sydney diners as much with its cuisine as with its bright, vivacious decor and affordable pric...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-theredroom.aspx
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/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-theexcelsiorhotel.aspx