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We asked George to share with us his three must-see places and must-eat dishes when visiting the homeland, just in time for Greek Independence Day, March 25....
The cooler weather has us craving anything candied! Just like this candied grapefruit cocktail....
"Experience a world of rosé"
Mother's Day Rose Brunch

Rose Royale

French    $$$$$   Open Now

Potts Point

Mother's Day Rose Brunch  $50
Take Mum out for a very special 3-course Rosé Brunch on Mother's Day. Versailles garden, Oeuf Cocotte, Croissant Surprise, French Toast and 70 shades of pink wine... Did we also mention all mums get a...
"Next level Mexican!"
An Evening in Argentina

Tequila Mockingbird

Latin American    $$$$$   Open Now

Paddington

An Evening in Argentina  Malbec DInner
As winter edges closer, spend a cozy evening savouring the bold and warming flavours of our favourite Argentinian Malbecs. We’ll also be hopping the border over to Chile to offer a little ‘compare & c...
At 14 growing up on the Greek island of Kefalonia, curiosity led Natalia Gaspari to grab a kitchen pan and start cooking. Now Head Chef and Owner of Ble Greek Kouzina Restaurant in the Sydney suburb o...
Wide Range

Appethai Restaurant

Thai    $$$$$   Open Now

Darlinghurst

Wide Range Wine Selections
Did you know our wide range of wine selections are hand-picked from the best local wineries in Australia and from Europe? A must try is our very own Appethai house wine Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio, to...
"Great spot to people watch"
June Beer Class

Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

June Beer Class Just $99 pp
On this Queen's Birthday long weekend, we've put together a collection of international beers that we are sure her Majesty would love! Join us on Sunday, June 9 for a very special long weekend beer cl...
Turbo Trivia with Portia Turbo

Despana

Tapas    $$$$$   Open Now

Glebe

Turbo Trivia with Portia Turbo Special Event
The Pichos Bar is hosting Turbo Trivia. Portia Turbo will host the fun-filled trivia night. This is not your average trivia night! This is bound to be a cheeky, laughter-filled night. Bar service & fo...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
Function Venue

Miguel's Tapas Bar

Tapas    $$$$$   Open Now

Gladesville

Function Venue Book with Us
Book your next function here with us at Miguels Tapas Bar, we can cater for up to 40 people in our outdoor area. For more information, or to book call (02) 9879 7880....
"Fine Italian Fare"
All you can eat

Pizzeria Da Alfredo

Pizza    $$$$$   Open Now

Glebe

All you can eat Set Menu $45
Are you up for tonight’s pizza challenge??? Eat till you drop with our $45 special. Including degustation antipasto platter, all the pizza you can eat and desert! Call now to reserve your table (02)...
Come Monday, March 25 more than 400,000 Australians with Greek ancestry will be celebrating their National Day with Ouzo, souvlaki and music....
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Official Nominee for World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2019

Zahli Restaurant

Middle Eastern    $$$$$   Open Now

Surry Hills

Official Nominee for World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2019 Voting Now Open!
Voted Australia’s Best Restaurant, rated as Sydney’s greatest Lebanese restaurant and being awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence year after year, we are proud to announce yet another accola...
Functions at Manta

Manta Restaurant and Bar

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Woolloomooloo

Functions at Manta  Enquire Today
Have an upcoming hens, birthday, engagement, baby shower? Why not enjoy a dining experience at Manta in our private dining space? Talk to our reservations team today about your celebration - (02) ...
"Uncomplicated, yet memorable cusine"
Celebrate Australia Menu

Mode Kitchen & Bar

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Celebrate Australia Menu  South Australia
Join us on a culinary journey that explores the tastes, flavours and produce of South Australia. Click on more info to view the menu and book online: ...
"Best Indian in Sydney"
Drinks Specials

Spiced by Billus

Indian    $$$$$   Open Now

Barangaroo

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Drinks Specials Come and Enjoy
Join us for Happy Hour Monday to Sunday from 3pm-5pm and 12pm-4pm on Saturdays for $5 house wine and beer, with cocktails just $10. For more information, or to book your table call (02) 9046 0979....
New Tapas Alert!

The Stables Restaurant & Bar

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Paddington

New Tapas Alert! Come & Try
We have a new menu which has drawn crowed favourites already! Come and enjoy delicious food and drinks in a laid back atmosphere. Click on more info to view our new menu. Call to book on (02) 9360 009...
Moon’s Wine Dinner

Restaurant Moon

Thai    $$$$$   Open Now

Darlinghurst

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Moon’s Wine Dinner Special
Beef short ribs with chili basil sauce extra fried egg.Moon x Mitchell wine. 26th March. Click on more info to book online or Call us on (61) 2 9357 6084....
"2019 Readers' Choice - French"
Loluk Does Brunch!

LoLuk Bistro

French    $$$$$   Open Now

Surry Hills

Loluk Does Brunch!  New Menu
Treat yourself to Brunch at Loluk Bistro! Available every Friday and Saturday from 10 am - 3 pm. Click on more info to view our menu. Call to book on (02) 7900 6251...
"great function space & catering"
Renovation Special

Bar Cupola

Modern Australian    $$$$$

Sydney CBD

Renovation Special *20% Discount
Yes, our building is being renovated BUT we are still open! So for now we are offering 20% discount on lunch from Monday to Friday 12pm to 2pm. *This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other...
Function Venue

Fish Cafe Balgowlah

Seafood    $$$$$   Open Now

Balgowlah

Function Venue Special Events
Fish Café Balgowlah is an ideal venue for your special event, whether you are entertaining 20 guests, or organising an event for 60, we can easily accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on friendl...
"delicious sangria"
Our Famous Ribs

El Toro Tapas & Pizza Bar

Tapas    $$$$$

Maroubra Junction

Our Famous Ribs Slow-cooked for Hours!
Come in and try our famous ribs, with a choice of smoked BBQ, teriyaki, miso, spicy mayo or black pepper glaze; plus one choice of side - coleslaw, corn on the cob, chips or wedges. For more informati...
"Unique venue with quality food"
Wednesday Specials

Firehouse Hotel

Modern Australian    $$$$$

North Sydney

Wednesday Specials $15 Burgers
Join us on Wednesdays in the downstairs bar for Happy Hour…$15 burgers from 5pm, $6 local pints, house spirits and wine from 6pm-8pm. To book your table, or for more information call (02) 8904 9696....
Party Plates Pronti

La Panchina

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Surry Hills

Party Plates Pronti We Take Private Bookings
Talk to us about private bookings for birthday parties of all ages, team work functions and big family get-togethers. We'll work with you on menus, hours and seating to ensure your event is a memorabl...
"Authentic Classic Italian cuisine"
All you can eat Pizzas and Pastas

Via Della Spiga

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

North Sydney

All you can eat Pizzas and Pastas $25 per person
...
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

Wharf Teppanyaki

Wharf Teppanyaki

Japanese    $$$$$   Open Now

King Street Wharf

Need to spice up your waterfront dining? Look no further than the chic and charming Kobe Jones venture, Wharf Teppanyaki, situated on Sydney's King Street Wharf. The newest and largest teppanyaki tabl...

Fantastic. A must, best teppanyaki I have ever had. Takeh the chef is a card!!...
Love2eat

Q Dining

Q Dining

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Situated on the edge of bustling East Circular Quay, Q Dining offers an evolving culinary journey in an iconic Sydney waterfront setting. Impressive floor to ceiling glass windows provide an outlook t...
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...
City Extra-Circular Quay

City Extra-Circular Quay

Modern Australian    $$$$$

Circular Quay

Offering around the clock meals and an ever-changing view of one of the nation’s most famous icons, the celebrated City Extra in Circular Quay is a must try at any time of the day – or night. Overlook...
The Rocks Teppanyaki

The Rocks Teppanyaki

Japanese    $$$$$   Open Now

The Rocks

Tucked in the heart of The Rocks you'll find the shining Kobe Jones venture, The Rocks Teppanyaki. Situated in a heritage listed building built in the 1880s, The Rocks Teppanyaki retains its original,...

What a great restaurant. The best and most authentic teppanyaki I have been to...
lyndal945719

Kobe Jones Sydney

Kobe Jones Sydney

Japanese    $$$$$   Open Now

King Street Wharf

Ask any Sydney foodie where to find modern Japanese cuisine in the city and you'll most likely get the response, Kobe Jones. Stylishly upmarket and situated on King Street Wharf, this contemporary res...

Best dining experience in years! Wagyu hot-rock was the standout! Thanks Kobe :)...
trent44288

Hacienda Sydney

Hacienda Sydney

   Open Now

Circular Quay

Rise above it all and take in stunning harbour views at Hacienda Sydney in Circular Quay. Watch the glistening water with a glass of wine in hand at this luxury, yet playful bar, nestled inside the Pu...
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...
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 location to enjoy spectacular Cockle Bay Wharf sunsets, Cafe Del Mar’s atmospheric Balear...

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

Manjits Wharf

Manjits Wharf

Indian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

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Situated in the bustling heart of Sydney with magical views of Darling Harbour, Manjits Wharf is the latest dining sensation offering a culinary journey to reimagined Indian cuisine. Immerse yourself ...

Beyond Authentic I have been a fan of Indian cuisine throughout my adulthood and have lived in England and visited Singapore, two major hubs. Yet it is in Sydney that I have found my favourite. Manjits flavours are to...
richard90369

Mach2 by Machiavelli

Mach2 by Machiavelli

Italian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

Inner-urban cool restaurant Mach2 by Machiavelli 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 ...

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 dining experience under green foliaged beams and fairy lights,...

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...
District Brasserie

District Brasserie

Modern Australian    $$$$$   Open Now

Sydney CBD

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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

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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 ...

Awesome foods! Good dining experience and will definitely visit again for great foods!...
daniel12830

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 ...

Love the food! Highly recommend for all your special and unique events. Not only the food looks amazing it taste like heaven....
nes13554

Paired with peanut brittle, salted caramel, chocolate and raspberry, this is the ultimate dessert for peanut lovers! ...
This is a delicious, hearty and always satisfying combination: plump mussels from Taranto’s port and earthy, creamy legumes in a flavourful, fragrant broth...
Byron Bay hinterland restaurant Harvest is all about seasonal, fresh, organic produce presented in stunningly plated dishes, created by Head Chef Alastair Waddell, embodying root-to-stem cooking at it...
Australia’s highest recorded bottling temperature was needed to create this gin at 50.7%, just another nod by the Larrikin team to our unique environment....
AGFG travelled to Paso Robles (5 hours travel from San Diego) to visit Croad Vineyards, and we've never tasted Zinfandel like this before!...
After one of the hottest Australian Summers on record when we sweltered under unrelenting days of 30- and 40-degree heat, there is a cool change coming (hopefully)… Autumn is here!...
This is David Ellis' last STRUTH! column. David passed away on Friday, March 1. Our thoughts are with his family and we say thank you to David, who lived an amazingly full and adventurous life....
“Heirloom recipes tell a story about family through food – the sort of food that, ironically, doesn’t come out of a cookbook.” – Emiko Davies....
Experience and celebrate the very best produce the high country has to offer at Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa’s Savour Food and Wine Weekend from Friday, March 22 to Sunday, March 24....
From Brazilian churrasco to Peruvian ceviche, there is something for all taste and appetites… we’ve put together five recipes to try at home for a South American fiesta of your own....
In his last year of high school in Argentina, Mauro Callegari was required to complete an assignment on Australia. The more he researched our land Down Under, the more he was drawn to it....
If you’re not sure what to cook this week, one of these four recipes, if not all, will fill in your meal plan gaps....
Haven't heard of Stonyridge? It's where the celebrities hang out when visiting Auckland....
5 wines you need to try for more memorable meals....
He’s young, full of ambition and energy, and he’s just come back from three years with renowned, two-Michelin-star Chef, René Redzepi in Copenhagen....
Pick up a glass, swirl the vino around and contemplate some of our favourite haunts to wine and dine at during harvest time....
Let’s live life through rosé tinted glasses… no, not the ones you wear on your face, but ones you can drink from! Here are our top five rosé drops to sample this wine harvest season....
80 Collins will provide the stage for one of Australia's most revered Chefs, Martin Benn, as he joins forces with visionary restaurateur Chris Lucas. Due for completion in 2020....
Inside Symbol you’ll find an artist collective and exhibitions, a yoga space and a modern daytime eatery with a conscious....
The recent trend of ‘mapo ramen’ in Tokyo: a combination of a traditional Chinese dish (mapo tofu) with a Japanese version of a Chinese dish (ramen), the result of which is very Chinese in terms of fl...
In 1927 a baker named Toyoharu Tanaka began selling filled and fried ‘Western bread’, and it’s likely that kare pan was born from this....
With earthy mushroom flavours and the savoury bliss of puff pastry, this is the ultimate Autumn dinner party main...
Spring meets Autumn in this Asian inspired dish from The Loft, Lismore...
Absolutely delicious just out of the oven, still warm....
The best part of this recipe is perhaps the sauce, richly flavoured with pancetta and the polpette themselves, which is used to dress your favourite pasta, and is to be eaten as the first course...
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