Right in the heart of Surry Hills, just up the road from El Loco, Soirie is a cheap and cheerful Japanese restaurant. Guests are packed in like a tin of sardines but nobody complains because the food ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-siorie.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 Cooper’s Hotel Restaurant in Newtown hits pub-grub right on the nose, serving up genuinely delicious food in surprisingly attractive surrounds....www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-coopershotelrestaurant.aspx
Found in a cobblestoned street that's steeped in history, Italian eatery Caminetto is one to visit on a trip to Sydney. Housed in one of the original terrace houses in Sydney's old quarter, guests to ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-caminetto.aspx
CBD workers will be happy to know that Fratelli Fresh has opened on Bridge St. Featuring a retail area, the renowned Café Sopra, an aperitivo bar, pizzeria and mozzarella bar, a private dining ar...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-cafesoprabridgelane.aspx
Almustafa's Restaurant was established by Ian and Salwa Loghmji in 1995, to create a relaxed and family friendly dining experience where everyone would feel welcome. The colourful premise on Glebe Poi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-almustafa.aspx
Sometimes, when you need to escape work, you have to do it quickly – Bar Luca is right in the heart of the CBD, but the atmosphere is worlds away from the 9-5. Come here for the tight wine list ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-barluca.aspx
THIS RESTAURANT DOES NOT TAKE BOOKINGS
Bill Granger has successfully turned brunch into the most fashionable meal of the day, providing delightfully decadent dishes destined to go down in hi...
What’s kept this family-run Darlinghurst establishment going for nearly 30 years is good, honest food and a philosophy of constantly improving and refining what they do. Raquel's Spanish Kitchen...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-raquelsspanishkitchen.aspx
Head to nightlife central on Oxford Street and enjoy modern South American fare at Dick’s Diner. Located inside the Stonewall Hotel, Dick’s Diner will offer a tasty bar menu, at reasonable...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-dicksdiner.aspx
This trendy espresso bar and café fits in perfectly with the fast paced Potts Point crowd. It takes the art of the local friendly coffee shop back to basics with genuinely good service, great cof...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-room10.aspx