Inner Sydney Surrounds restaurants

  1. Rosso Pomodoro

    Renowned across Australia for its authentic pizza, Rosso Pomodoro is a stalwart in the Balmain dining scene. Awarded the best "BYO Restaurant of the Year" in the 2012 Good Food Guide, Rosso Pomodoro is great for families and large groups fo…

  2. Royal Exhibition Hotel

    Located directly opposite Central Station, The Royal Exhibition Hotel is perfectly a positioned meeting place. Built in 1870, the hotel retains an old worldly charm and period features, including a wrap-around verandah with views over Princ…

  3. Royal Hotel Paddington

    The Royal Hotel Paddington has been a long-standing favourite among the locals with its warm and refined pub-like ambience. After recent renovations, the hotel has taken on a new lease of life with fresh and bright furnishings and a rooftop…

  4. Ruby L'otel

    From the boys behind the Norfolk, Ruby L'otel is an unpretentious restaurant and bar that appeals to Balmain's young things and families alike. The menu is a blend of American and modern Asian, with hefty burgers like the philly cheese stea…

  5. Rubyos

    Housed in an elegant terrace, Rubyos stands apart from the pack of Newtown restaurants lined up along King Street thanks to its top notch grazing menu. With dishes like spiced king prawn wontons, charred lamb kofta and goat's cheese arancin…

  6. Rumah

    Housed in the ever booming food district of Surry Hills, is the Malaysian-inspired cafe Rumah. Walk into a realm of minimal timber finishings, tables with simple vases with fresh blooms of colour and a lofty space that comes to life in the …

  7. Runcible Spoon

    Runcible Spoon is a humble cafe tucked away under the old Weston biscuit factory in Camperdown. Golden Cobra coffee is the blend of choice, extracted to perfection by charming baristas and best enjoyed outside on the pot-plant studded terra…

  8. Rustic Pearl

    This Rustic Pearl is a shining gem in the Crown Street of Surry Hills. People eat with their eyes, and your peepers are in for a treat. Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes seduce. Glistening gnocchi slides among seafood, lemon zest and …

  9. Sagra

    Inside this brick terrace on Stanley Street, Sagra offers a quintessential Italian dining experience that focuses on homemade, seasonal ingredients. The menu changes weekly, and almost everything is prepared in-house; from the butchery to t…

  10. Sahara at the Republic

    Sahara at the Republic breathes a little Moroccan flair into Parramatta Road, Annandale. The menu offers some Moroccan staples, like seafood, lamb and chicken tagines, but also calls upon Spanish dishes, like paella, a reminder of the Spani…

  11. Saint Michiba

    Saint Michiba on Phillip St, Waterloo, puts an inventive spin on the classic pizza. Rather than your average margherita, Saint Michiba's menu features toppings such as scotch fillet, béarnaise sauce and iceberg lettuce. Perch on funky Itali…

  12. Sample Coffee

    Holt Streets bustling food scene is now home to Sample, a delightful espresso coffee bar nestled neatly alongside Vini's. Coming from a background of roasting at Mecca Espresso, Rueben is well versed in coffee milieu, showcasing brews from …

  13. San Churro

    Just 10 minutes from the CBD in Sydney's Inner West, San Churro is a Spanish café and chocolateria where chocolate addicts can pay tribute to the Spanish monk who spread the good word about chocolate by making a pilgrimage to San Churro for…

  14. Santorini on Oxford

    You know exactly what you're in for when you dine at Santorini on Oxford. If the name doesn't give it away the blue and white dining room and the bouzouki players certainly do. Santorini is steps from Taylor Square at Darlinghurst and it's …

  15. Sappho Cafe & Tapas Bar

    For booklovers, pre-loved bookstores have a magical atmosphere about them and at Sappho Books, Café and Tapas restaurant in Glebe, you can enjoy it with coffee, wine, tapas and a good read.Perhaps grab a story on your way out to the courtya…

  16. Scrambled Cafe

    The locals swear by Scrambled for top-notch breakfasts. You might have to wait for a table on weekends, but rest assured that it's worth it.There is no doubt that Scrambled backs the community that supports it; the walls are plastered with …

  17. Sea Cow

    Sea Cow is the type of restaurant that you can visit night after night. It's healthy (if you want it to be), casual, BYO and value-for-money. The seafood-dedicated menu comes battered or fried, with sides of chips or salad. Perch on the sid…

  18. Seed Cuisine

    Seed Kouzina offers Sydney-siders a seat into the traditional world of Greek style food and hospitality right in the heart of Petersham. Step into the welcoming, modest and rustic style restaurant where you will feel like you are greeted by…

  19. Shady Pines Saloon

    Craving a little bit of southern charm? Head to Darlinghurst's Shady Pines Saloon, order a whiskey on the rocks, listen to Johnny Cash and allow this little bar to take you to the wild, wild west for a night.…

  20. Shenkin Espresso Bar

    With queues trailing onto Erskineville Road at the original Cafe Shenkin, The Haikin brothers and their dad have now opened an Espresso Bar in Newtown. Occupying what was previously The Old Fish Shop Cafe, the timber laden space is offering…