2019 saw an abundance of new books come across our desks at AGFG. We've picked 12 to suit every family member or friend, from seafood aficionados to the baking queens....
"2019 Readers' Choice - French"
New Years Eve

LoLuk Bistro

French    $$$$$   Open Now

Surry Hills

New Years Eve From $94 pp Ring in the New Year in style at LoLuk Bistro. Enjoy a delicious 4 course menu and glass of Champagne for $94 pp or opt to add wine pairings for $149 pp. Click on more info to view our menu. Call to b...
"Experience a world of rosé"
Happy Second Birthday!

Rose Royale

French    $$$$$   Open Now

Potts Point

Happy Second Birthday!Drink Specials from $2We've turned two! Come celebrate with us on Sunday the 22'nd of December with $2 glasses of rosé and $22 for 2 cocktails from 1-5 pm. *Not available in conjunction with any other offers and it must be...
We show you how to make your own bonbons (crackers) this Christmas....
"Superlative views and food to match"
New Year's Eve

Manjits Wharf

Indian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

12 Chef Hat Award
New Year's Eve From $69 pp We have two great options for New Year's Eve. Choose from our Merrymaker session from 5:00 -8:00 pm, perfect for those wanting a delicious meal before walking down to watch the 9 pm fireworks. Our Rev...
"Sleek setting with authentic fare"
Award Winner

Aristotle's Neutral Bay

Greek    $$$$$   Open Now

Neutral Bay

Award WinnerCome and TryWhat a surprise and honour…we won 2019 Most Outstanding Restaurant North Shore at the Local Business Awards. Come and try our delicious Greek food for yourself, call (02) 8969 6900 to book your table....
Plate it Forward

Colombo Social

Sri Lankan    $$$$$   Open Now

Enmore

Plate it ForwardCome Join UsThis Summer we have partnered with our mates at Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Newtown to bring you ‘Plate it Forward’. For every guest who enjoys an Amma’s Table Banquet, we will donate a meal to an a...
We've got 70 of the Best Restaurants around Australia to Celebrate Christmas Day. See what's near you here...
"Your new local pizza place."
Monday 30% Discount

Terrazza Pizzeria

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Chatswood

Monday 30% Discount Book Now Open Mondays from 12:00 pm - 9.30 pm, enjoy 30% discount on our main menu items (excluding drinks), every Monday in December! Call to book on (02) 9419 5304...
Just remember, Christmas calories don’t count, so treat your tastebuds these holidays....
We've got more than 20 suggestions. Filter your search via your location this holiday season, whether you're staying local or travelling to visit family and friends...
"Their Menu is a Gastronomic Journey"
ANNATA CHRISTMAS FEAST

Annata

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Crows Nest

12 Chef Hat Award
ANNATA CHRISTMAS FEAST10 Courses $99 per personGet into the Christmas spirit by joining us for our annual Christmas degustation on Saturday, 21 December. $99 per head for a sumptuous menu developed by our Head Chef, Jordon Garcia. And Christian...
CHRISTMAS ON KENT

Kitchens on Kent

Buffet    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

CHRISTMAS ON KENTJingle and CelebrateGather the family and friends for an extravagant, stress-free Christmas celebration at Kitchens on Kent this year. Sydney’s finest array of Christmas dining offerings right at your doorstep. Our Langh...
Weekend Lunch

The Rocks Teppanyaki

Japanese    $$$$$   Open Now

The Rocks

Weekend LunchCome Join UsWith a chic cocktail bar, private Chef and room, The Rocks Teppanyaki is perfect for all occasions, business or pleasure. If you’re looking for great food, service and location for a weekend lunch, co...
Festive Fare

General Charlie Cafe

Cafe    $$$$$

Crows Nest

Festive FareCome and TryWe’ve worked on something festive with Christmas just around the corner, with special menu items like this matcha and avocado eggy bread with apple slices and berries. Come in today and try it…to book...
Lunch Never Tasted So Good!

First Drop Cafe

Cafe    $$$$$

Redfern

Lunch Never Tasted So Good!Crispy Roast Duck RollClassic and delicious – Redfern’s favourite lunch time roll with succulent pieces of roast duck breast, pickled carrots, cucumber, shallots, coriander, chilli and house hoisin sauce on a crispy roll. ...
From Chardonnay to Vermentino, our suggestions will make your holidays even better....
"Great spot to chill with the kids"
New Pancake Alert

Zanya's Cafe

Cafe    $$$$$

Kingsgrove

New Pancake AlertCome and TryNew pancake alert – this banoffee pancake stack is absolutely delicious - buttermilk pancakes with dulce de leche, fresh banana, Gaytime ice cream, fresh cream and caramel sauce. Come in today and try...
New! Tumeric Latte

The Local Mbassy

Cafe    $$$$$

Ultimo

New! Tumeric Latte Our new Turmeric Latte is absolutely delicious, give it a go next time you're in. Call us on (02) 9660 3716. (Photo: Spooning Australia) ...
Xmas Events

Sails Waterfront Bar and Grill

Mediterranean    $$$$$   Open Now

Sandringham

Xmas Events EVENTSXmas is fast approaching. Have you got your Xmas party plans locked in yet? If not, the function team are dedicated to help you plan your best party yet! Email is on info@sailswateefront.com.au and le...
What happens under the mistletoe, stays under the mistletoe – especially if there’s wine involved!...
Open Slow Cooked Pork Omelette

Cucina Espresso

Cafe    $$$$$

Concord

Open Slow Cooked Pork OmeletteTopped with fresh shaving of fennel, freshly picked watercress, goats cheese, apricot jam and garnish with shaving of crispy pork belly. Served with toasted Italian bread ...
"Fast becoming a destination cafe"
New Summer Menu

Silver Fox Cafe

Cafe    $$$$$

Mortdale

New Summer MenuThis menu focuses on freshness, quality and pure deliciousness, but still has the favourites ???? See all you FOXES soon ??...
Monday's All You Can Eat

Alba Salentinian Restaurant

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Newtown

Monday's All You Can Eat$30 All you can eat MenuEnjoy a $30 all you can eat, choose any dish you like from the regular menu! ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Italian"
Because Christmas is all about pasta!!

La Favola

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Newtown

Because Christmas is all about pasta!!15% OFF 15% OFF YOUR CHRISTMAS PARTY!! Christmas is all about giving… and so at La Favola Newtown. We want to give a little back to all our special customers, with this very special offer: For any Chri...
NOW AVAILABLE

Moxhe

Seafood    $$$$$   Open Now

Bronte

NOW AVAILABLEBOOK ONLINEWith a concept of serving wild species to diners, staff head to the market to hand pick the best for daily changing menus, delivering plates like asparagus tart, goats' curd and school prawns; trumpet...
Flatbread and Coffee

Skull and Rose Cafe

Cafe    $$$$$

Leichhardt

Flatbread and Coffee$5 OfferCome in and grab our manoush – baked flatbread – with a St Dreaux coffee for just $5. To book your table, call (02) 8310 5168....
The Tilbury Restaurant

The Tilbury Restaurant

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Woolloomooloo

For smart casual dining in Sydney, be sure to stop in at The Tilbury Restaurant in Woolloomooloo. A crisp, clean design typified by varnished wood, linen draped tables and soft leather banquettes adds...
Machiavelli Restaurant

Machiavelli Restaurant

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Hidden away just beneath Clarence Street down a set of flagstone steps, Machiavelli Restaurant has been serving West Sydney locals for more than 30 years. Cured meats hang from sturdy crossbeams suppo...

Great food, fantastic night! Expect to pay $35 for a dish of pasta, but its well worth it. With the entrées made in front of your eyes. We were so full with the antipasto plate that we had to share th...
mcdxm9

JPB

JPB

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Located directly across from the State Theatre on Market Street, JPB Restaurant at Swissotel Sydney is an urban oasis in the heart of the bustling city. This refined venue exudes contemporary style th...
Bar Cupola

Bar Cupola

Modern Australian    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

The pleasant hum of conversation amidst an energetic working day ambience greets diners at Bar Cupola on Pitt Street in Sydney’s CBD. Corporate chic meets casual dining at this restaurant, where a spa...
All Hands Brewing House

All Hands Brewing House

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

King Street Wharf

For the best beer garden and Mod Oz fare on King Street Wharf, Sydneysiders head to All Hands Brewing House on The Promenade. Some say too many hands spoil the brew, but at this hip, micro-brewery and...
Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe

Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

When lunchtime cravings start for an ice cold craft beer, head to Sydney’s city centre along Clarence Street to discover Redoak Boutique Beer Café. Opt to be seated kerb side for a spot of people watc...

im coming back a group of fellas and I came in with out booking and was greeted with a smile and before asking was told a table for 5 was ready recommendation was delightful honey ale n seared chicken waitress knew...
gregory76

Cafe Del Mar

Cafe Del Mar

Mediterranean    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Discover panoramic water views of Darling Harbour at Café Del Mar restaurant on Wheat Road. Providing an ideal rooftop location to enjoy spectacular Cockle Bay Wharf sunsets, Cafe Del Mar’s atmospheri...

I had Valentines day at cafe del mar, great value and amazing food, Staff so friendly and knowlegable, will go back again, great place for a romantic catch up
foodcritic93932

Hotel Coronation

Hotel Coronation

Asian    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

Hotel Coronation is a Sydney institution frequented by locals and tourists alike, conveniently set on Park Street in the CBD. Enter to find the modern Park St Bar, ideal for an after work drink with f...

Hospitality at its best Great location, awesome staff, good value ...
jules95445

Mach2

Mach2

Italian    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

Inner-urban cool restaurant Mach2 is a hipster haven for Sydneysiders looking to escape CBD hustle and bustle. Located on the corner of Clarence and Barrack Streets and spread over two levels, Mach2 i...

Gnocchi Heaven Consistently the best gnocchi in Sydney !...
glenn85907

Graffiti Lounge and Restaurant

Graffiti Lounge and Restaurant

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Encapsulating Italian street food and art, find Graffiti Lounge and Restaurant on level one of Sydney’s Arthouse Hotel. Enjoy an intimate experience under green foliaged beams and fairy lights, almost...

lizzie7

P.J.O'Brien's Sydney

P.J.O'Brien's Sydney

Pub Food    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

Find a taste of Ireland in the heart of Sydney's CBD at P.J.O'Brien's Irish pub. Located on the corner of King and Clarence Streets, the warm glow of an open fire and traditional music drown out the h...
Spiced by Billus

Spiced by Billus

Indian    $$$$$   Open Now

Barangaroo

12 Chef Hat Award
When sightseeing at picturesque Sydney Harbour, jump straight off the ferry and head to Spiced by Billus to experience modern Indian cuisine at Barangaroo. Step inside an extravagant interior with an ...
District Brasserie

District Brasserie

Modern Australian    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

12 Chef Hat Award
Sydneysiders seeking early morning coffee and pastries, long business lunches or post-work cocktails drop into District Brasserie, on the ground floor of Chifley Tower. This 200-seat venue, designed b...

Fantastic food and service Going out to dine is an experience. We want to sample good food and service in a restaurant with atmosphere and decor. District Brasserie delivered in spades. The funky New York vibe with the leather ...
ThomasK

Silvester's Restaurant

Silvester's Restaurant

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Circular Quay

13 Chef Hat Award
An intriguing fusion of global techniques and flavours await diners at Silvester's Restaurant on Bulletin Place in Circular Quay. Step into moody surrounds of dark wood, granite table tops and richly ...

Delicious cuisine with a service to match.
reggiePV

Mode Kitchen & Bar

Mode Kitchen & Bar

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Great food, great drinks and great company... Sydneysiders celebrate the simple things in life at Mode Kitchen & Bar on George Street in the heart of the CBD. Delivering uncomplicated, yet memorable M...
The Smoking Panda

The Smoking Panda

Fusion    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

Fusing LA hip with the charm of a retro Chinese eatery, The Smoking Panda on Park Street is where cool Sydneysiders gather for a good time. This fun and quirky venue, located in The Hotel Coronation, ...
Passion Ate the Chef

Passion Ate the Chef

   Open Now

East Sydney

For an unforgettable experience, seek out the catering services of Passion Ate the Chef. As a Sydney based caterer and cooking school, Chef Jason Ludwig and his team have managed numerous events from ...

A special experience I had Passion Ate the Chef cater my wife's surprise milestone birthday. Not only was she surprised, she was absolutely delighted by the experience. The food was exquisite and servings were very gene...
michael72081

Canton Canton

Canton Canton

Chinese    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Paying homage to the vintage street markets of China, Canton Canton on George Street in the heart of Sydney's CBD dishes up delectable plates to suit all occasions, from long business lunches to intim...

Jayden88

Forty Licks Vietnamese Restaurant & Bar

Forty Licks Vietnamese Restaurant & Bar

Vietnamese    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Occupying a subterranean space in the heart of Sydney's CBD, Forty Licks restaurant and bar on York Street brings a new dimension to the city's Vietnamese food scene. Fine interweaving of rattan throu...
Corso Brio

Corso Brio

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Barangaroo

Bringing the nostalgia of exclusive supper clubs to the heart of Barangaroo, Corso Brio is part of the unique food and wine lovers' emporium Bel & Brio, designed to suit the needs of the growing local...

Amazing food and absolutely outstanding service 10/10
KRS70F

Combining two great beverages – Poonawatta the Eden Riesling and your favourite vodka – the Poontini is a fresh new twist on the traditional martini, dry, crisp, vibrant and pure....
Having dessert as a Christmas aperitif? Why not…a refreshing cocktail for a hot Summer’s day....
“Christmas Day cooking can be stressful, that’s why I’ve come up with this really quick, simple yet delicious dessert! The best part about this recipe is that all the elements can be made in advance a...
This recipe is for the more gifted home cooks, but the effort is well worth the result and it will make a stunning main dish for your Christmas lunch with perfectly cooked steak, complemented by the s...
For those who aren’t naturally-gifted in the kitchen, Otway Pork shares their tips and tricks they’ve mastered over the years, to prepare, score, glaze, cook and store the perfect Christmas ham....
American by birth and Australian by choice, Chris Sidwa turned his back on investment banking and accidentally started a craft beer enterprise that is taking this country by storm. You name the variet...
Just in case you don’t know what they're all talking about – here’s LCHF nutrition, in a nutshell, thanks to the team behind best-selling book What the Fat? How to live the ultimate low-carb healthy-f...
Mighty morsels of lamb mince with Napoli sauce, marinated feta and toasted baguette, that are sure to make any party a success....
Tantalisingly crisp and crunchy chicken thigh bites, with roasted garlic mayo that will have party guests asking for more....
Andalusian cuisine is dictated by the fish in the sea, the animals in the fields and the wilds of the mountains, and the fruit and vegetables grown in orchards and gardens....
In Graeme Stockdale's new book, Red Hot & Smokin! this bearded and tattooed Chef takes readers on a whirlwind tour of fried chicken, BBQ and burgers with all the extras and sides thrown in...
Sit back with a cocktail, drop of vino or icy cold beer and contemplate what the rest of the world is doing as you soak up holiday vibes at some of our favourite bars around the country....
Dips are essentially sauces on steroids, while the dipper whether it’s a water cracker or a stick of capsicum, is really just a way of transporting the dip into your mouth...
Bringing the Bhangra to your BBQ, The Spice Tailor’s new Fast Paste range doesn’t disappoint....
The journey from Stuttgart to Bowral has taken German-born Chef Thomas Ege on many different tangents – including stints in Vienna and the Cayman Islands, before landing on our shores....
For almost two centuries Australians have been growing grapes and making wine – generations of the same families have made their livelihood from the some of the country’s finest vineyards from the far...
Everyone loves pasta, so why not for Christmas lunch? This light and enticing dish of Mooloolaba King prawns, cherry tomatoes, chilli, linguine and white wine is as pretty on the plate as it is on the...
A healthy, flavoursome dish using Canadian scallops with a Mediterranean twist, this is an ideal entrée to kick start your Christmas lunch....
“I like to kick back and enjoy these tasty toasts with a cold beer, but they are also a great appetiser. Throw them on top of a simple spinach salad, which will wilt from the heat in a most delicious ...
It’s the ideal time to head for air-conditioned comfort at one of our favourite restaurants, where menus turn to light, delicious fare to suit the season and temperature....
Take a breath, do some yoga and have a drink with one of these six rosés, content in knowing that we've taste-tested them all!...
Catering to the ‘adventurous foodie’, his Sydney venue serves up plates that are works of art, bursting with flavours you are unlikely to have tried anywhere before....
Restaurants come and go. Food trends peak and trough and those who take the risk on new fads often don’t last the test of time like these eight venues that are pushing half a century...
Easy gift voucher shopping, all-inclusive party packages and cleanup-free feasts, memorable experiences, endless pampering and sublimely beautiful timeout zones – the Blue Mountains is a stress-free...
Pairing wine with seafood can be daunting… what is the perfect drop to serve with those plump Coffin Bay oysters or grilled fish is the question on many lips as the Summer entertaining season...
“Lesser cuts of meat such as pork belly and lamb shoulder are part of the cool kids’ gang at butchers these days, but it can be daunting to be faced with a thick slab of belly fat. Use the following t...
“Eat this as a stand-alone dish when you want something filling and flavourful without the carbs, otherwise the solo serve lettuce cups also work brilliantly as part of a spread.” – Charlie Carrington...
“Go big, or go home. Tomahawk steak, sometimes called ‘cowboy steak’, is rib eye with an extra-long bone left on so it resembles (you guessed it!) a tomahawk. It’s a prime cut and a chunk of grass-fed...
“On the streets of Jerusalem, at a stall open from 5am to 10am and run by a 15-year-old boy and his Dad, I ate the best hummus of all time. It was mind-blowingly fresh, served hot with shite onion cut...
Ideal cocktail for a hot Summer’s day with gin, lemon juice and sparkling wine served ice cold with a lemon twist garnish....
Classic flavours of gin and lemon combine with champagne syrup and Prosecco to make this French-inspired cocktail....
This cocktail takes a little more preparation than normal, with the Gold Brick Pu’er Baijiu made a week in advance, but it is worth the effort!...
Citrus flavours, vodka, anise-flavoured Pastis and sparkling wine, topped with lemon and thyme sherbet, make this a refreshingly simple champagne cocktail....
A stunning dish of vibrant colours and textures, with battered and stuffed zucchini flowers sitting in a bouillabaisse emulsion, garnished with baby herbs. Mussels can be salty, so don’t add any salt ...
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