Booked out months in advance, this is the 'foodie experience' of a lifetime. Internationally recognized chef, Tetsuya Wakuda is a maestro of his craft. He has cooked all over the world and impressed palates everywhere. His award winning restaurant is a fusion of French and Japanese and offers a single degustation menu. The menu changes from time to time and offers such specialties as slow-cooked trout, seared scallops, venison and quail.
It does not get much sleeker, chicer, nor more expensive than this haven for romance. The crowd is as sophisticated as the décor, which is as exceptional as the wine list, menu and faultless floor team. And then there is the overseas passenger terminal you could not get much closer to the seagulls and Opera House. The menu consists of French favorites such as quail breasts and seared yellowfin for dinner, and souffles and apple tart for dessert. This is one of the city's most awarded restaurants.
Enjoy an elegant evening out featuring modern Australian cuisine, as well as stunning views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, at Aria Restaurant. You'll have the chance to savor a wide range of dishes, and there is also a seven course tasting menu available on request. Choose from an extensive award-winning wine list of local and imported wines. Lunch is also available at Aria seven days a week though reservations are still recommended given the restaurant's popularity. No matter when you go, be sure to bring your appetite.
Dine with a fabulous view of Bondi Beach at Icebergs. This trendy restaurant and bar is the place to see and be seen! With main courses like Spaghetti with Clams and Zauchini Flowers, its tasty Mediterranean cuisine is a definite draw. You can hang out with a chilled cocktail at the trendy 1970s inspired bar, or sip on some wine as you enjoy the scenic surroundings. Icebergs can also be hired for exclusive events and private dining. Despite the name, this is one venue that is definitely hot!
This award-winning Italian restaurant is the favorite haunt of Hollywood stars visiting Australia. President Bill Clinton, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sir Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Natalie Imbruglia, and Jerry Springer are just a few of the famous names that swear by the culinary delights of this restaurant. Allow Chef James Kidman to entice your taste buds with his prized offerings.
Giving the feel of an NYC steakhouse in Sydney is the Prime Steak House of Martin Place. This restaurant is considered a landmark place in the area for its full rack of ribs, wagyu pies, and delicious food menu. Apart from their regular preparations, the desserts here are also very well known. With sandstone walls and a rustic interior decor, the place bounces off the vibes of an old school place with a touch of contemporary pieces. For the connoisseurs of meat, this place is a must-visit.
It is no wonder that this cool, minimalist space poised on a pier in Rose Bay's Lyne Park is one of Sydney's best, award winning restaurants. Catalina's harbor views and ambience are hard to beat; the open French windows provide a sea breeze and the sound of water lapping. The perfect setting for well-heeled locals and visitors. The specialty is seafood, including salmon smoked on the premises, scallops and oysters.
Keeping up with the traditional dishes at this cute, little restaurant, you must eat in a traditional way too, using only your right hand. Set back from Anzac Parade, you cannot miss this little Nasiuduk Jakarta cottage with its arched roof and covered patio for eating outside. The staff are friendly and the clientele mixed. Dishes revolve around chicken, tofu and tempeh, and are cooked to order. Everything is served with a sauce for dipping, coconut rice, and a dish of raw vegetables.
Lou Hunt started Joseph Hyde to cater to the palate of the common man and has a variety of food options like vegan, vegetarian, dairy or gluten-free on the menu. This small, quaint, all day breakfast eatery gives a wonderful taste of Sydney’s variety and choices. Their dedication and sincerity towards coffee is displayed in every cup they serve. This eatery is adorned in subtle colors, with long tables and benches which add to its cozy setup. The carrot cake waffles (What’s Up Doc), the cured trout (Hokey Poké), and the Croque Madame (The Croque and Jack) are only a few of the deliciously prepared offerings here. The ingredients are locally sourced and are as fresh as can be.
A quaint little bakery imbued with warmth and friendliness, Adri's Cocina specializes in baked goods of all kinds; be it crunchy biscuits and cookies or creamy cakes you'd relish licking off your fingers, this establishment provides a number of options when it comes to baked treats crafted to perfection. This place also caters for birthdays, weddings, tea parties, private events, and functions of any kind, adding a sprinkle of sweetness to any and all occasions. Or if you'd like to bask in the aromas wafting in the air as the goods are picked freshly out of the oven, you can come along with friends and family and indulge in sweet treats as well as savory snacks like sandwiches at this comfortable spot!
Ichibang restaurant at Surry Hills is known for its sushi varieties. With options like Crunch Prawn Roll, Lion King Roll, Chicken Katsu Roll and more, you will be spoilt for choice. A variety of sake, beer, and wine gives you plenty of choices which act as a perfect companion for the delicious dishes. The restaurant itself is a quaint little shop, with tasteful decor and small wooden tables. With a cozy setting and great food, Ichibang makes for a great meal at affordable prices.
A family-friendly establishment serving delicious varieties of gourmet and traditional pizzas and pastas, Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is one of the most popular Italian joints in the area. Featuring a comfortable interior which exudes welcoming vibes, the restaurant is famous for whipping up authentic Italian treats imbued with tantalizing flavors. Pick from an assortment of pizzas garnished in mouth-watering toppings, and pastas cooked to perfection in tongue-tingling sauces. These are all derived from traditional Italian recipes, albeit tweaked to present something unique and fresh to regale you. Drop by with friends and family, and gorge on delicious foods, the taste and memory of which will linger for a long time to come!