Old-school Parisian glamour has arrived on the corner of Danks Street, Waterloo, with The French House. The dining room is a jewel box of French-inspired treasures, from the crystal chandeliers to the...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thefrenchhouse.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.
Don’t let the soft candlelight and inviting ambience fool you – Teras Bali Restaurant is a Walsh Bay restaurant close to the Sydney Theatre, that knows how to baffle indecisive souls, with...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-livingroomonthebay.aspx
Azuma restaurant is blessed with one of Sydney's finest Japanese chefs, Kimitaka Azuma. This culinary genius brings his own unique craftmanship to a varied menu of traditional Japanese dishes, includi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-azuma.aspx
Located on student hangout Glebe Point Road, Guerrilla Bar and Restaurant is the mastermind of former British Band5ive singer, Richard Neville Dobson, co-owner Tim Pullen, formerly of Cowra Smokehouse...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-guerillarestaurantbar.aspx
Mejico is sure to do a roaring trade, if only from customers who are too hungry to wait for a table at Jamie’s Italian just next door. Unlike the throngs of new Mexican restaurants to open in Sy...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-mejico.aspx
Chippendale is brimming with poor uni students out for a good time. And the Lansdowne pitches to its clientele perfectly. The kitchen serves pub food, and you can choose a meal for even the most meage...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-thelansdowne.aspx
Located in the heart of Sydney on Castlereagh Street, Emperor’s Choice Tea House opened in 2000 as the first traditional Cantonese Yum Cha to reside in Sydney CBD. Layered with timeless antique...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-emperors_choice_tea_house.aspx
Miro Tapas Bar is an underground venue on Liverpool St, in the city’s Latin Quarter. The restaurant is centred around the long bar, where you can sip exclusively stocked Spanish wine, beer and l...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-mirotapasbar.aspx
A French-inspired patisserie in Dulwich Hill is part of the new wave of cafes to roll out through the Inner West. Sitting behind the Commonwealth Bank on Marrickville Road, Strawberry Fields Patisseri...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-strawberryfieldspatisserie.aspx
Smack bang in the centre of Sydney’s CBD, The Fairmont Restaurant is ideal for client meetings, long power lunches or an after-work celebration. The modern Australian menu features oysters, Peki...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-Sydney-fairmontatoccidentalhotel.aspx