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  • Sydney is the home to beautiful beaches, iconic buildings, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, and a vibrant culture. If you are in Sydney, then it’s always hard to beat the fresh seafood, waterfront views and diversity of cuisines here. You ought to try these restaurants in Sydney for having an overwhelming experience:

    This restaurant believes in country style cooking using fresh products. If you are a foodie and looking for nothing, just only food, then the Farmhouse Kings Cross will be a heavenly paradise for you. There are special food items for vegetarians also as chefs are there to take care of every taste bud.

    If you are searching for a place with great ambiance and delicious food, then est. is the best place for you. Designed with a beautiful heritage dining room with soaring white columns and luxurious accoutrements, est. delivers dining on a grand scale. 

    Here are the Best Restaurants In Sydney:

  • 01Craft Beer and Food Tour in Sydney

    Craft Beer and Food Tour in Sydney
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    About the Activity:
    • Taste a wide range of great beers and food learn about craft brewing in Sydney on a tour with a knowledgeable guide.
    • Start your tour after meeting at 10.30 AM outside Customs House.
    • Hear first hand from the Beer Sommelier, Redoak manager's view into beer and food, evaluate and appreciate different beer qualities and its match with food.
    • Understand the essential qualities, styles, aromas and flavors of individual beers in a unique way paired with different dishes.
    • Also understand how to match beer with food, be able to choose glassware that suits beer styles, enjoy anecdotes from history of beer or different countries, and understand beer ingredients, brewing process and what makes a good beer.
    • End this exciting tour at 1.00 PM.

  • 02Farmhouse Kings Cross

    If you are looking for nothing but the food then Farmhouse Kings Cross will be a heavenly paradise for all of you. If offers some amazing Australian Gluten free food. The rustic ambience which complements the food just enhances the overall beauty of the place.

     Highlight: The restaurant believes in country style cooking using fresh produce. The communal table on which the sitting is arranged becomes a true show stealer of the place. The service of the staff  makes the place worth a visit.

     Price:A$110 for 2 people approximately but the portions are ridiculously big for 2. Absolutely everything from the start to the finish has been quite effortlessly presented to all its customers.

     Location: 4/40Bayswater Road, Potts Point, Sydney.
  • 03Est

    A perfect marriage of great food with an amazing ambience. This place is best for people of all class, no matter whether you want to impress your client or mend a broken relationship, the food is sure going to melt everyone’s heart. You can definitely spoil yourself with some amazing champagne. The place offers both vegetarian and gluten free food along with many other European and Modern cuisines. And almost everything is done with perfect precision which makes it the perfect place for you to dine and experience the finest food. You can try the grilled scallops and macadamia parfait which is considered to be one of the most delightful dishes for the occasion.

    Price: A$320 for 2 people.

    Location: CBD, Level 1, Establishment, 252 George Street, Sydney.

  • 04Twenty 8 Acres

    If you are in a perfect hungover early in the morning then this is the best place to satiate your taste buds. The café serves some amazing breakfast menu which has couple of interesting names in the list too. You can simply can’t resist yourself from ordering a few things from the menu especially the ‘Dirty Chai’.

    Highlights: It is the Irish breakfast which makes the most of the orders. The café is run by 2 chefs who have a good sense of taste which makes this café a popular one in Sydney. And if you want to try something exclusively from the Irish menu then you shouldn’t miss the chance to taste black pudding and soda bread which is a huge hit amongst customers.

     Price: A$55 for 2 people.

     Location: Shop1, Corner of Boundary Street and Ivy Lane, Darlington, Sydney.
  • 05The Baxter Inn

    A perfect amalgamation of some good music, ambience and some sparking cocktails then you are in for a treat. It has a vintage appeal and serves some ridiculously incredible range of whiskies. You can also try some impressive pretzels which is sure to make most of the customers happy. The atmosphere of the place is completely relaxing making it the best place to wipe off your boredom.

     Highlights: If you are quite keen to have whiskies and beer then you simply can’t miss this place, as it will be your perfect paradise.

     Price: A$60 for two people.

    Location: Basement 152-156, Clarence Street, CBD, Sydney.
  • 06Fortune Village Chinese Restaurant

    If you still aren’t interested in Chinese food then this place will take you fall in love with it. A place which serves Chinese like no one else in Sydney, hence, it attracts a lot of tourists. The restaurant bring out the authentic character of the Chinese. No matter, whether you are looking for some heavy lunch or light dinner this restaurant has something for everybody. You can also have an option some vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options which comes as an ultimate delight for many customers.

     Price: A$80 for 2 people. Although it may seem a little pricey but it is worth a visit for authentic Chinese food.

     Location: CBD 209 Clarence Street, Sydney.
  • 07Medusa Greek Taverna

    For Greek food lovers, mark our words, you simply can’t miss out on this restaurant which serves some amazing Greek food. You can enjoy the outdoor sitting with your favourite Greek food. You can try Taramasalata and pita bread and soutzoukakia along with some delectable lamb which are some of the highly recommended items from the list. For desserts one should stick to Galaktoboureko which is just delectable to tickle your taste buds. All the recipes have some generous portions to offer which makes a complete meal for the day.

    Price: A$70 for two people and provides some huge portions to the customers.

     Location: 2 Market Street, CBD, Sydney.
  • 08Alegrias Spanish Tapas

    Not many people have the luxury to try Spanish food as it has always been the hidden gem till date. If you have ever tasted Spanish cuisine then the taste of the recipe that this restaurant offers will make you feel that it has been homemade with all love and affection. And moreover the chefs believe that ‘Tapas’ is not just small plates in which the food is served but it is considered to be the finest local ingredient to be enjoyed by your friends and families over meaningful conversations.

    Price: A$90 for two people and serves some amazing portions too.

    Location: Shop 9, 332 Darling Street , Balmain, Street.
  • 09The Spice Room

    You will be completely spell bound with special antiques and glamorously done interiors. You get a chance to dig deeper into the Indian tastes. It showcases a wide variety of street food, platter and some tandoori delicacies which are not supposed to be missed. The mesmerizing aromas of the food will make your stomach crave for it more and more. A delectable treat for all your five senses and stands as a place which has some grand memories of the residents of this place.

    Highlights: The lunch is served in tiffin boxes that the Dabbahwalas used to once deliver it to the while collared people.

    Price: A$80 for 2 people.

    Location: Ground Floor, the Quay building, 2 Philip Street, CBD, Sydney.
  • 10Tetsuya's

    It is a small quaint house where you will find strokes of art overlooking Japanese Garden which makes this place so beautiful and is also blessed to have an acclaimed a perfect blend of both French and Asian menu. You will find the place to be fully dominated by Japanese style of art to let you have one of the finest dining experience. You can definitely try some Soy Cured Tuna with Sea Lettuce and Wasabi.


    Highlight: The place serves you degustation menu which uses the freshest possible ingredients in perfect amalgamation of seasonal flavors and French technique which has let the place gather international reputation for its clients.

    Price: $230 per person.

    Location: Tetsuya’s restaurant, 529 Kent Street, Sydney.
  • 11Mr Wong

    Blessed with absolute colonial furnishings the restaurant is an ideal place to have some meaningful conversations with a friend or relative. The place has a strong Chinese influence and provides Cantonese style menu. If you have a flair for having some delectable dimsums then you can definitely be at Mr Wong which offers the finest Chinese fusion which is not that oily.

    Highlight: You shouldn’t miss the chance to taste Fried Ice-Cream which has been everybody’s favourite. You can also try Sweet and Sour Pork Hock which is surely a contemporary fit out for many.

    Price: A$120 for two people.

     Location: 3 Bridge Lane, CBD, Sydney.
  • 12China Doll

    If you have the finest culinary sense then you should definitely visit China Doll which is harmonious blend of authentic flavours which attracts many tourists. You can try some modern Asian dishes which has been restaurant’s USP. Moreover, you can relish the food outdoors where you can enjoy the mesmerizing city views along with some seasonal cocktails. Highlights: It has picked up traditional cuisine from China, Hong Kong, Japan and South East Asia. If you visit this place one of the recommended dishes would be Shu Mai Dimsum.

     Price: A$120 for 2 people.

    Location: Woolloomooloo, shop 4 and 6 Cowper Wharf road, Sydney.
  • 13Thai Pothong

    A place which is Thai in every sense of the term is Thai Pothong which serves some authentic Thai food in the Newtown district in Sydney for the past 20 years.

     Highlight: The place also has a gift shops which has some popular gifts imported from Thailand. One could get simply spell bound with its golden interiors with some amazing statues. The artworks that you will find in the place is NSFW which is why you should be little cautious while bringing your kids along. You can try some amazing Thai curries which will leave you with a delectable tastes in your mouth.

    Price: A$75 for two people.

    Location: 294 King Street, Newtown, Sydney.
  • 14Playfair Cafe & Sandwich Bar

    If you are looking for some of the freshest food available in Sydney, you should definitely stop by the Playfair Café & Sandwich Bar which can be the best place for your breakfast and lunch. And moreover it provides you an escape from the usual hustle and bustle of the city by providing you an outdoor seating.

    Highlights: You cannot miss the chance to treat yourself with home-made quiche and fritattas which is accompanied by some equally amazing sandwiches, burgers, soups and great coffee too. You can try Flat White Coffee which is highly recommended.

     Price: A$35 for two people.

    Location: Shop 21, the Rocks Centre, Playfair Street, Sydney.
  • 15Fish At The Rocks

    Your trip to Sydney wouldn’t be complete without a visit to this restaurant. One shouldn’t be expecting some flashy décor but what the restaurant promises to provide is an amazing sea food. The sea food which is served there is not just fresh but flaky and delicious too.


    Highlights: Fish becomes the highly delighted food to be tasted. However, one can also try mussel, calamari, prawn and salmon. It also offers some modern and Australian food.

    Price: A$140 for two people. The food served comes with good portions which is sure to fill your stomach.

    Location: 29 Kent Street, The Rocks, Sydney.
  • 16Cafe Sydney

    The mesmerizing view from the café is sure to leave you truly spell bound. It has a rooftop view which allows you to have some amazing harbour views. It captures the true essence of Sydney which allows you to witness some of the most amazing locations. The contemporary interiors just adds to the beauty of the place. One can be simply swayed by the mild and appealing lighting. You can get an amalgamation of both French, Australian and some Indian inspired dishes too. If you love to have some of the finest wine which is available at a good price.

    Price: A$160 for two people.

    Location: Level 5, Custom House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney.
  • 17La Renaissance Cafe

    If you are a cake lover then you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to taste some amazing fresh pastries and imaginative cakes. It comes with some amazing macrons too which you can try with an amazing cup of coffee. The café has a Parisian style set up which makes the place even more beautiful. Don’t forget to try the pistachio macaroons which can be tried with some other amazing pastries and desserts. All the cakes are prepared with premium quality of ingredients. Take a place somewhere at the back of the courtyard so that you can get a narrow escape from the usual hustle and bustle of the crowd with which this café is usually filled.

     Highlights: Pork, Veal Sausage Roll, Le Roi Soleil and Goya Cake amongst others.

     Price: A$40 for two people. Location: 47 Argyle Street, The Rocks, Sydney.
  • 18Felix Bar & Bistro

    A perfect place for all the wine lovers which is well complemented with some finest French cuisine. A beautiful restaurant which is located in a small alleyway and has both outdoor and indoor dining spaces which is going to be the ideal treat for you. A perfect place for romantic dinner or some nice conversation with friends. You should try duck even though you are not a meat lover because it serves some nicely cooked duck. But if you are the one who is blessed with a sweet tooth, you should try the nice and fluffy soufflé.

    Highlights: You shouldn’t miss out on the exquisite fine collection of wines.

    Price: A$120 for two people.

    Location: Ivy, 2 Ash Street, CBD, Sydney.
  • 19Guillaume Paddington

    Get a chance to have a five star experience in Guillaume Paddington. It has a stunning setting which is both calm and peaceful. You can get some divine food with some good seasoning and is complemented with a beautiful presentations too. The restaurant offers French cuisine which had once become stale in Australia.

     Highlights: You can have dining from the Opera House which provides some of the most unforgettable memories. You can try passionfruit soufflé with some nicely done interiors and offers degustation experience which is hard to find.

    Location: 92 Hargrave Street, Paddington, Sydney.

    Price: A$350 for two people.
  • 20Zahli

    Housed in the Elizabeth Street the Zahili restaurant serves one of the finest Lebanese cuisine. It has a beautiful marble bar which gives you a feel of both modern and traditional Lebanese décor. When in this place the flooring can bring back memories of Alhambra. If you get a chance to visit this restaurant you shouldn’t miss out on the Fattoush Salad and the Shish Tawouik. And as for a mild cooler stick to lemon and mint drink which is quite delightful to have. It serves you an array of middle-eastern cuisine which is hard to find anywhere else.

     Price: A$90 for two people.

     Location: 529 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney.
  • 21Home Thai Restaurant

    A modern and sleek designed restaurant with an open kitchen can never fail to catch your attention. To add more the restaurant also has a colorful dessert bar station which is surely going to take you by your feet. A perfect place for all the dessert lovers. It is usually jam packed during the peak hours but if you happen to find some space in the 2nd floor seating you can enjoy the interesting look of the open kitchen.

    Highlights: If you would like to grab a seat, it is best to visit around 5pm. The food served here will make you feel that you are having some of the authentic flavours of Thailand.

    Price: A$60 for two people.

    Location: Shop1-2, 229 Sussex Street, CBD, Sydney.
  • 22Lotus Dumpling Bar

    If you are fond of Dumplings then this is the place to be. The restaurant lies in the heart of the city and you should definitely stop by to these place to taste their dumplings which is surely going to transport you to a heavenly feeling. Besides dumplings the place also serves some amazing Chinese and Japanese Food. And if you are fond of drinking then you the place also offers a huge collection of both wine and beer too. As soon as you enter the place, you will be completely bowled by it funky décor but has a traditional Asian look too.

    Price: A$85 for 2 people.

    Location: Shop 3, 16 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, The Rocks, Sydney.
  • 23ARIA Restaurant

    If you love water then this place offers you spectacular water views and lets you have an amazing fine dining experience too. The place will offer you luxury to its core and offers a contemporary fine dining experience by the riverside. What adds to the beauty of the place is its impeccable services which never fails to delight its guests. You can hog onto some amazing Modern Australian food. The food provides and an amazing blend of flavours and textures which makes the restaurant a must visit when in Sydney.

    Highlight: The place has an array of Australian Boutique wines too.

    Price: A$250 for two people.

    Location: Eagle Street Pier, 45 Eagle Street, Brisbane, CBD, Sydney.
  • 24Billy Kwong

    If you have the guts to try not just different but unusual flavours of wines, cocktails and mixers then this is the place to be. It has an open kitchen which a perfect delight for most of its customers. You can try the lamb buns which are not just extremely delectable to have but at the same time comes with a powerful seasoning which enhances the overall taste of the food. If you are fond of dumplings then you can even give a chance to the ones which comes with warrigal greens. Besides these you can try some divine chines food too. The immaculate service coupled with the pleasant ambience let this place attract a lot of people.

    Price: A$100 for 2 people and A$8 for a pint of beer.
  • 25Sydney Cove Oyster Bar

    If you have a nag for European and Asian food then you should definitely visit Sydney Cove Oyster Bar. It serves some great seafood, Modern and authentic Australian food too. You should definitely try the seafood platter which serves some generous portions too. One can even have a chance to have some lovely oysters. The seafood is freshly served and as a nice view too. It has a prime location since the place overlooks the Sydney Harbour Bridge which makes your visit even more worthwhile. It has the best polento chips too.

    Price: A$140 for two people.

    Location: 1East Circular Quay, Sydney.