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Dinner with a View: The Best Restaurants in Kirribilli

This glamorous harbourside neighbourhood claims top spot for location, with uninterrupted views of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Set a little back from the shore, you’ll find a wealth of dining options along the buzzy restaurant strip. Every style and budget is well catered for, from cheap eats to fine dining spots – Kiribilli never ceases to deliver. 

The Botanist

The Botanist delivers beautifully decorated, colourful dishes that are equally as delicious. As expected, this restaurant-slash-bar goes all out on the botanical theme – from the indoor plants to the wallpaper.  Famed for its creative cocktails and classic eats – think gourmet sliders, pizzas, tacos, and share plates – it’s lush and a little bit quirky, and attracts a relaxed crowd. The best bit? The restaurant offers a ‘group feasting package’, which gives you a selection of the best share plates.

17 Willoughby Street

Small Bar Kitchen

Small Bar & Kitchen may be small, but they get the big things right – delicious drinks, tasty food and friendly service. Ideal for a date or a casual dinner, the space is warm and inviting and serves eclectic tapas style dishes, perfect for sharing, or not. 

1/1-3 Broughton Street


Garfish Kirribilli has earnt it’s reputation as one of the best seafood restaurants in Sydney for serving classy seafood, in a relaxed and intimate setting. Their food philosophy means you’ll only be getting the freshest seasonal fish, oh and they’ll cook it anyway you like! BYO or choose from their varied wine list to add a perfectly matched drop to your meal. 

2/21 Broughton Street, Kirribilli 


Residing in Australia’s oldest open boat sailing club, the Sydney Flying Squadron, is contemporary Australian restaurant, Foys. It is a stunning place to dine with open-air seating and exceptional waterfront views. The space is Nordic inspired with a tasteful touch of maritime memorabilia.

76 McDougall Street

Street Market Asian Tapas Restaurant

Asian fusion restaurant has adopted the Spanish tapas approach to dining, with a plethora of petite, mouth-watering dishes available for you to graze on all evening long. While sitting on wooden crates topped with cushions, select dishes from the cold, hot or charcoal tapas offerings

Shop3/12 Fitzroy Street


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