Nestled between the greenery of the Botanical Gardens, the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour and the historical Finger Wharf and Andrew “Boy” Charlton pool, the Poolside Cafe complements ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-poolsidecafeatandrewboycharlton.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.
You would be hard-pressed to find someone who had been to one of the Fratelli Fresh restaurants and didn't like it. The combination of well-priced, simple Italian food that is always of excellent qual...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-cafesopraalexandria.aspx
Crane is a sophisticated Bayswater Road restaurant, bar and VIP hangout. The decor is as swish as the well-dressed clientele, with sleek wooden finishes, exposed brick walls and a large outdoor terrac...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-crane.aspx
Located in the centre of Balmain, just a short cab ride from Sydney’s CBD, Le Pub Balmain offers a casual and relaxed dining space. With live music and bar and function areas, Le Pub is a popula...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-le_pub_balmain.aspx
There's no pub food classics in sight at the new diner upstairs at The Norfolk on Cleveland Street. Instead, expect lots of crab and other crustaceans, served simply with a choice of sauces and sides ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-houseofcrabs.aspx
Touted as a contemporary adaptation of the New York style steakhouse, Chophouse Sydney is a meat-lover’s delight. Hemmed in by the blinking high-rises of the city, with the interior fitted out w...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-chophouse.aspx
Sydney’s beer lovers are flocking to inner-city hops heaven Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe and restaurant for award-winning beers and hearty pub fare. It’s a warm, cosy space on a wintry evenin...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-redoakboutiquebeercafe.aspx
A meal at Menya Mappen is self-serve, tasty and cheap. Expect a crowd at this Japanese noodle and rice bowl bar. For those who have not been indoctrinated into the cult of Menya Mappen, the restaurant...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-menyamappen.aspx
Prepare to have your perceptions of Lebanese food disproved with the earthy flavours and rich textures of Embers Mezze Bar. This Darlinghurst eatery serves the traditional dishes - a rare find in Sydn...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-embersmezzebar.aspx
The Tilbury Hotel may be set back from the famous Woolloomooloo Wharf but this elegant restaurant keeps up with its neighbours....www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thetilburyhotel.aspx