This restaurant has all the theatre of an authentic teppanyaki experience minus the fear of food being thrown in your face. A decidedly classy establishment, Rocks Teppanyaki is housed within an 1840s...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-rocksteppenyaki.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.
Novices who dream about opening a neighbourhood bistro probably envision one like this: polished pine floor boards, high ceilings and open glass windows. But when it gets right down to it, the best th...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-boothstbistro.aspx
Occupying the old site of Noble House restaurant in Bent Street and run by the same people behind the street-level Barrafina upstairs, Contrabando carries on the Latin theme but in a more casual stree...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-contrabando.aspx
With its seductive name and prime position, located just below Hugos Lounge on Bayswater Road, Love On Top offers fancy cocktails, fine wine and Chinese inspired share plates. The lush setting feature...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-loveontop.aspx
One of Sydney's landmark locations, The Pavilion is a stylish venue, with an emphasis on exceptional cuisine, fine wine and service excellence. Seated on the edge of Sydney's Royal Botanic and Domain ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thepavilion.aspx
With its prime location on Crown Street, The Clock Hotel is a Surry Hills icon. The upstairs balcony is always buzzing with happy drinkers, watching the world go by on the street below. The Clock aims...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-the_clock_hotel.aspx
Antoine's Grill is an unpretentious diner on Concord's Majors Bay Road restaurant strip that delivers quality dishes in the relaxed surrounds of a Parisian-style terrace. The menu is an unusual combin...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-antoinesgrill.aspx
Are you addicted to chocolate? If you’re bobbing your head up and down, then Princess Coco is for you. This chic French-style cafe located on Day Street is the height of cocoa hedonism. With for...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-princesscocochocolaterie.aspx
Bay Hong restaurant has strayed from the typical, bringing a fresh and authentic interpretation of Vietnamese cuisine to the streets of Surry Hills. The matriarch of the family has brought all her sec...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-bayhong.aspx
There’s certainly a touch of Manhattan nights about this waterside hot spot. Surrounded by city lights and the sparkling harbour, Bungalow 8 a glitzy venue that punters will happily queue for. T...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-bungalow8sydney.aspx