Fratelli Fresh Alexandria
Fratelli Fresh is synonymous with Italian dining with a twist. Located across Sydney, each one of Fratelli Fresh’s locations are that little bit different. Here in Alexandria they are a restaurant-slash-retail store, where after dining-in, you can stock up on gourmet Italian products and freshly baked goods.
A funky local watering-hole that loves their craft beer and pinball machines, the Lord Raglan has stood the test of time by staying true to its roots. The hotel retains many of its original features and the food is classic yet hearty and pairs nicely with the craft beer on offer.
After the success of its North Curl Curl location, Cooh expanded to Alexandria, and the space is lush. When you’re with your furry friend, head to the verandah (dedicated to dogs), and feast on the menu of organic, wholesome dishes. COOH sources organic produce, and makes almost everything else in-house, so their dishes are bursting with flavour and nutrition.
Sushi Jones Japanese Bistro
A local eatery that is all about seriously good Japanese dishes. Sushi Jones covers all the bases – from sushi to rice bowls to Japanese-style curry and everything in-between. They’re family-friendly, dog-friendly and offer plenty of options for vegetarians and those with gluten intolerances.
The Carter Sydney
After recently undergoing a massive million-dollar makeover, The Carter is opulent, lavish and glamorous – just how Jay-Z and Beyonce would like it. The luxurious bespoke interiors feature everything from hot pink neon lights, custom pink carpet and wallpaper, mammoth murals of Queen B and J, and lyrics from the Grammy Award-winning duo’s hit songs adorning the space. Couple this with their delectable cocktail offering, signature eats and nightclub atmosphere, and you have the makings of an amazing night out.
Recently opened Canton! Canton! is a lively 68-seater restaurant specialising in traditional Cantonese cuisine. Inspired by a vintage street market in Canton, everything from the booths to decorative tea crates once used by Chinese merchants for shipping, the interiors reflect a rich culinary history and attention to detail. Look forward to traditional home-style Cantonese cooking, including dim sum and roast meats lovingly prepared by Executive Chef Chan and his committed team. Make sure to go hungry!This Easter, Canton! Canton! have ...
A Manly favourite that has finally crossed the bridge, Chica Bonita has now set up shop on Clarence Street. Expect their signature raucous mingling of Mexican fare and Baja California charm. The menu is divided between smalls, tacos, shares and dessert, with a huge focus on modern classics and dietary friendly options. While dining make sure to peruse the drinks menu, because their tequila and mezcal menu is worth a taste test.
Sash Japanese Sydney
A taste of Melbourne has arrived in Sydney with the opening of SASH Japanese. Calling Surry Hills home, this Japanese-fusion restaurant draws inspiration from the NYC dining scene with it's industrial warehouse vibe and sleek modern furnishings. Since opening its first digs on trendy Chapel Street in Melbourne, SASH has become synonymous with creative dishes like Sashimi Pizzas, Japanese Sliders and Dessert Tacos.
Blending stunning sandstone interiors with modern Middle Eastern cuisine, Tayim brings a touch of the exotic to the heart of Sydney's iconic Rocks. Forming part of the boutique Harbour Rocks Hotel, this Middle Eastern gem features a mouthwatering menu designed by Israeli-born Head Chef Ran Kimelfeld (ex-Nour). Fans of Israeli cuisine are in for a treat with Ran's creative collection of showstoppers.Look forward to an array of traditional regional dishes with a modern twist, each plate packed with flavour, character ...
Located next to a kebab shop in Redfern, behind an unassuming glass door is Ron's Upstairs. You might get the feeling you've stumbled into somewhere you're not supposed to, but rest assured - if the bright red and green neon sign says OPEN, then you're good to go. The Mediterranean eatery is decked out in nostalgic kitsch reminiscent of a 70's diner (think fairy-lit plastic grape vines strung from wall to wall, lacquered tables and red carpet.) Order the rotisserie ...
The Dining Room
With floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views over the Sydney Opera House, The Dining Room wows guests as soon as they walk in. The menu is Modern Australian with a French twist and showcases local, seasonal produce. If you can’t decide, opt for the four- or six-course Tasting Menu, and ask the in-house sommelier to pair each course with a matching glass of wine. The Dining Room’s latest concept sets a new standard for group dining and dessert in Sydney’s culinary ...
Saint George is an exciting new wine bar and eatery in Sydney’s CBD offering an all-day dining experience. Located in the heart of Broadway, the bar and eatery is a relaxed hangout by day and a sophisticated wine bar by night. The menu reflects contemporary flavours with local, seasonal influence, where quality meets light-heartedness. And the drinks menu boasts a hand-crafted cocktail menu and a comprehensive wine list of over 70 different drops.
Arthur Surry Hills
Good food brings people together, and that’s exactly what newly opened Surry Hills restaurant, Arthur does with it’s exciting 11-dish menu. It’s elegant, it’s exciting and uses seasonal ingredients in ways that are as unexpected as they are delicious. Made for family and friend group dinners, the sleek eatery will only offer a $70 set menu, taking out the decision-making of ordering with a crowd.
Lankan Filling Station
For the past few years, Chef O Tama Carey has been popping up all over Sydney to serve up her signature Sri Lankan delights. Now, she’s found a permanent home on Riley Street in Darlinghurst. The menu is bursting with flavoursome favourites like sambal (dips) and spicy curries, plus the show-stopping hoppers: soft, bowl-shaped crepes with crispy edges. Just be sure to go early to grab a seat – this place fills up fast!
Bopp & Tone
A tribute to the Applejack founders’ grandfathers, Keith ‘Bopp’ Evans and Anthony ‘Tone’ Adams – who at the ripe old age of 94 have built up quite the restaurant reputation with the likes of The Butler and Della Hyde under their belts. With a nod to the nostalgic, Bopp & Tone’s luxuriously vintage fit-out has been designed to mimic the post-World War II era that Keith and Tone were part of. Inside this wooden-clad sanctuary, opulence and grandeur abounds. A ...
Don't Tell Aunty
The chef behind Babu Ji in Melbourne and New York, Jessi Singh, is bringing his brand of ‘unauthentic Indian fare’ to Sydney with Don't Tell Aunty. Like the other venues, Don’t Tell Aunty will maintain the signature fun and cheeky atmosphere that Singh is distinctly known for, whilst putting a twist on tradition by using ingredients that aren’t typically found in Indian cooking. The beverage program complements the kitchen's efforts with a strong wine menu and a playful gin and ...
This rooftop bar is nestled among the gleaming buildings of Barangaroo, offering a new oasis for you to settle in to come Friday afternoon. Taking a cue from the vibrancy of Australian Tropicana, you’ll be treated to a smart smattering of cocktails – we’re looking at you ‘Flamin Galah’ as you tuck in to share plates, including barramundi tacos or the pork croquettes. Vegans of Sydney – you're well catered to as well! Untied have just launched a 100% Vegan ...
Bang Bang Izakaya Bar
Enter through the bullet-sprayed roller doors into the open kitchen, and experience Bang Bang's authentic Japanese street-style food. Not your average izakaya, the fun doesn't stop with their delectable share plates and cocktail offering. To get amongst the action grab a stool behind the curtains of the yatai stall, or escape the hustle and bustle in the hidden traditional tatami room. For the more advenuturous, sing your heart out in the glass karaoke box.
Inspired by the lively, all-day dining haunts of Milan and Rome, Matteo Downtown is dishing up pastries in the morning, an express lunch for busy bees, before seguing into aperitivo hour, dinner and drinks. Chef D’Elia was brought up in Southern Italy but honed his cooking skills in the north, so expect a mouthwatering mix of favourites.
Just when we thought the Paramount House Hotel complex had it all, it added a wine bar-slash-restaurant. The laidback industrial interiors match the menu, which is made up of 20 wines by the glass, 10 sakes and 8 cocktails, including the bar’s spin on a Negroni with a splash of tequila. Unlike its sister venue, Ester, the food here is meant to be eaten with your hands.
Central Quarter Restaurant
Central Quarter, in the heart of Chippendale's foodie precinct, is more than just your average hotel restaurant. This modern Australian eatery combines premium, local produce with a relaxed setting. The menu is centered around seasonal produce and is presented in a creative yet simple way.
From the team behind Sagra, Ortzi serves up Basque country cuisine with a paddock to plate focus. In the classically minimal space, the inventive yet rustic dishes do all the talking. Focused on the best quality, local produce, the daily menu is all about sharing- so don't be shy and feel free to use your hands.
This distinct, underground Italian restaurant, bar and wine shop oozes European style from the dark wood interiors to the dim lighting. When it comes to the restaurant menu, less is more. Bistecca is solely dedicated to the art of the classic Tuscan steak dish, bistecca alla Fiorentina. Diners are invited to inspect their cut of meat, which is weighed tableside, while they peruse the long list of sides that can be paired with their steak.