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Fine Dining for Less: Where to Score a Hatted Lunch in Sydney for $45

Bentley Restaurant & Bar

If a hatted lunch is high on the agenda during October, luck is on your side. Good Food Month has teamed up with an array of Sydney’s top restaurants, along with Church Road wine, to offer a mouth-watering meal and glass of wine or beer for just $45. Sample as much of this curated offering as your schedule permits…


At this popular dining destination, guests will enjoy two signature dishes and a glass of Church Road wine for just $45 during Good Food Month. Indulge in NOMAD's cannellini bean hummus with cumin burnt butter and wood-fired flatbread, followed by BBQ spatchcock with harissa, toum and guindilla, while sitting on their iconic kitchen bar, watching the action in the kitchen unfold.

Wednesdays - Fridays, 12pm-1:45pm


16 Foster Street, Surry Hills

Bentley Restaurant
Bentley Restaurant
Bentley Restaurant + Bar 

Sydney legends Bentley are serving up a delicious dish for their Let's Do Lunch offering this October. A roast with a diference, the roasted corn-fed chicken with wood ear mushrooms and kabu turnip will have your taste buds wishing the meal would never end.

Mondays - Fridays, 12pm-3pm


27 O'Connell Street, Sydney


Throughout October, treat yourself to a two-hatted lunch at Barangaroo's Cirrus. Amongst the opulent space, dine on gold band snapper, radish shoot, vegetable broth and kelp oil, accompanied by a glass of Church Road wine. 

Mondays - Fridays, 12pm-3pm


23 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo

Pilu at Freshwater 

Good Food Month provides the perfect opportunity to experience the incredible, beachside views at Freshwater's famous Pilu restaurant, without the chef's hatted price tag. The plat du jour is the slow-cooked Borrowdale pork neck with braised fennel and salsa verde. Flavoursome and indulgent, it's the kind of meal that will convince you to stay on till dinner.

Tuesdays - Fridays, 12pm-2:30pm


Moore Road, Freshwater

Bistro Guillaume
Bistro Guillaume
Bistro Guillaume Sydney 

Opulent interiors and a stunning French menu make Bistro Guillaume the perfect lunch locale, guaranteed to impress the most discerning of diners. Throughout October, you will be able to sample the Vol-au-Vent of confit chicken, Jerusalem artichoke, broad beans and Paris mash, with a glass of wine for under $50. Now, that is a deal.

Mondays - Fridays, 12pm-3pm


259 George Street, Sydney

Sagra Restaurant
Sagra Restaurant
Sagra Restaurant 

When it comes to homely Italian cuisine, Sagra knows a thing or two. During Good Food Month at Sagra, $45 will get you a delicious two-course lunch each Saturday. For both the antipasti and secondi courses, you will have four diferent dishes to choose from. Although a tough decision, we would definitely be going for the beef rump cap crudo with Jerusalem artichokes and black truffle, followed by the pumpkin and ricotta tortellini, with burnt butter and sage.



62 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst

The Restaurant Pendolino 

Inspired by head chef Nino Zoccali's cookbook Venetian Republic, The Restaurant Pendolino is celebrating all things Veneto cuisine this October. With a delicious glass of Church Road wine, you will be spoiled for lunch with Nino's salt fish and prawn ravioli with sage brown butter, and prawn reduction. 

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 12pm-2:45pm


Shop 100, Level 2, The Strand Arcade, 412-414 George Street, Sydney


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