Like its predecessor (A Fish Called Paddo), The Paddo Grill is not your traditional steak-and-chip grill joint. Located in Paddington’s trendy five ways, this smart casual diner allows guests to...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-afishcalledpaddoseafoodemporium.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.
Perched on the corner of Commonwealth Street, Brooklyn Hide Bagel Bar brings NYC’s signature bake to the streets of Surry Hills. They’re all that’s on the menu, with fillings ranging...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-brooklyn_hide.aspx
Grab a kebab on the run if you’re in a hurry, but for a thoroughly satisfying feast take a seat at The Sultan’s Table. The menu at this Enmore restaurant draws entirely on authentic Turkis...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thesultanstable.aspx
Forget Surry Hills, Alexandria is the latest Sydney suburb booming with eclectic food stores and cafes. Leading this wave is Bread & Circus. One of the first things that you need to know about Bre...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-breadandcircus.aspx
With Sydney’s York Street basements slowly filling up, it was only a matter of time before bar owners started looking upwards. The savvy Keystone group are leading the pack, and their bar, The R...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-therook.aspx
Din Tai Fung restaurant, meaning “small eats”, is wowing Sydney with its inconceivable dumpling know-how and delightful signature Chinese/Taiwanese dishes; art and science combined. Pork a...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-dintaifung.aspx
A Chippendale nook serving Little Marionette and spinning vinyl. Who else is excited? Hidden on the corner of Knox and Shepard Street this lilliputian espresso bar is grungy but oh so sweet, just like...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-housespecialtycoffee.aspx
Glebe Point Road’s Despana is where you will find authentic Spanish tapas, served from breakfast through to dinner. The fitout is simple, with just a few red lights and bull heads on the walls, ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-despana.aspx
Gigis is a family owned pizzeria operating in the heart of Balmain for over 20 years. Serving traditional Italian food, all ingredients are fresh, with pasta and pizza dough made in house. Perch al fr...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-starsatgigis.aspx
Get hot and spicy at Shalom Restaurant with an extensive menu of traditional and Westernised Indonesian dishes of spicy curries, soups and noodles suitable for the entire family. All dishes are served...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-shalomrestaurant.aspx