Honeycomb buzzes on an otherwise quiet street corner in Darlinghurst, its patrons sitting in its light-filled dining room or al fresco, to watch the passers-by. The restaurant's inventive Italian-sty...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-honeycomb.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.
Moving further into the Inner West, those that brought you the Norfolk and The Carrington have opened up shop in Petersham. With a beer garden, barbecue serving ribs, brisket and pulled pork and a dec...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-theoxfordtavern.aspx
Vamps is a reasonably priced restaurant in the heart of pricey Paddington, that has kept its high standard and consistency for more than ten years. One of the most popular BYO restaurants in the easte...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-vampsbyobistro.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
The Sydneysider is luxurious and stylish, the ideal way to experience the delights of Sydney Harbour. A 62 foot ketch rigged motor cruiser built to Lloyds of London’s strict specifications, the ...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-sydneysidercruises.aspx
Housed in a lovely sandstone cottage in the centre of Pyrmont's Union Square, Café XXII is a lively Mediterranean eatery and bar. Whether you're a regular or first-timer here, Cafe XXII ensures t...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-cafexxii.aspx
This purist Japanese restaurant on Crown Street is worth waiting for, which, you’ll have to inevitably do if you arrive on a weekend night. With branches already across Sydney, Zushi has establi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-zushisurryhills.aspx
Awarded Two Chef Hats - The SMH Good Food Guide 2014
Another piece of Merivale magic, Mr Wong is a Cantonese restaurant, located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Spread over two levels, t...
In the heart of Sydney’s Little Italy, Napoli in Bocca serves some of the best Italian food in town. With red-and-white check table cloths, a giant terracotta pizza oven and a lively, bustling a...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-napoliinbocca.aspx
Bento boxes, fresh sashimi and a range of dons with brown rice can be found at this lovely little restaurant in buzzy Darlinghurst, just a five minute cab ride from the CBD. Affordable with friendly s...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-harumi.aspx