2021 Restaurant Awards

We are proud to announce the Australian Good Food Guide Chef Hat Award winners for 2021.

Quay

Quay

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 6:00:PM

The Rocks

19 Chef Hat Award
Located at Sydney's Overseas Passenger Terminal, with sweeping views from the Opera House to the Harbour Bridge, Quay Restaurant is found in what many consider to be Sydney's finest dining location. ...
"Attica At Home"
Attica

Attica

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Ripponlea

18 Chef Hat Award
Dining at Attica in Ripponlea is a commitment of time and money – there are beautiful, rare and unique ingredients and eclectic tunes, but most of all there’s Ben Shewry’s innovative and creative cuis...
Already at the height of Melbourne’s dining scene, Vue de Monde has raised itself even higher, to level 55 of the iconic Rialto. Rest assured, though, that Shannon Bennett’s distinctively imaginative...
Sixpenny

Sixpenny

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Stanmore

18 Chef Hat Award
Momofuku Seiobo

Momofuku Seiobo

Caribbean   $$$$$   Opens at 5:45:PM

Pyrmont

18 Chef Hat Award
Embrace the flavours and culture of the Caribbean at Momofuku Seiobo on Pyrmont Street in Sydney. Located within The Star casino and part of the David Chang worldwide phenomenon, Seiobo brings to life...
Tetsuya's

Tetsuya's

International   $$$$$   Opens Thu 5:30:PM

Sydney CBD

18 Chef Hat Award
One of the world's most highly awarded restaurants, Tetsuya’s is located right in the heart of Sydney. The stunningly heritage-listed building is complete with private dining rooms and two main dining...
Brae

Brae

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 6:00:PM

Birregurra

18 Chef Hat Award
Take the scenic route through Birregurra, along Cape Otway Road, south of Geelong in Victoria, to arrive at renowned restaurant Brae, perched hillside amongst 30 acres of lush organic farmland and lux...
A day of decadence in the Barossa Valley may be enjoyed in full with a visit to Hentley Farm, an award-winning establishment in Seppeltsfield. Spoiling guests with picturesque views, Hentley Farm’s in...
"Each meal is a culinary journey."
Ormeggio at The Spit

Ormeggio at The Spit

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Mosman

17 Chef Hat Award
Ormeggio at The Spit, one of Australia’s most progressive Italian restaurants since opening in 2009, has relaunched this June 2020 with an entirely new concept, look and feel. This buzzy Mosman seafoo...
Amaru

Amaru

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Armadale

17 Chef Hat Award
Cutler & Co. Dining Room

Cutler & Co. Dining Room

European   $$$$$   Opens Thu 6:00:PM

Fitzroy

17 Chef Hat Award
There’s a sense of industrial eeriness meets underground glam at Cutler & Co. in Fitzroy. Past wallpaper prints and paint jobs have been scrubbed away to reveal stripped brick walls. Peculiar but funk...
Muse Restaurant

Muse Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Pokolbin

17 Chef Hat Award
A team passionate about hospitality delivers beautiful cutting edge, seasonal food matched with an internationally acclaimed wine list. Under the direction of Executive Chef Alla Wolf Tasker and Head ...
Lumi Bar & Dining

Lumi Bar & Dining

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:PM

Pyrmont

17 Chef Hat Award
Sitting above five hectares of Shiraz vines at the glorious Penfolds Winery is the Magill Estate Restaurant, one of Adelaide’s premier dining destinations. The views are unparalleled and the Contempor...
Minamishima

Minamishima

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Richmond

17 Chef Hat Award
ARIA Sydney

ARIA Sydney

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Circular Quay

17 Chef Hat Award
In what has been described as Sydney’s prime position you’ll find Aria Restaurant in East Circular Quay. The classy spacious setting bestows diners with maximum views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and ...
Igni

Igni

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 6:00:PM

Geelong

17 Chef Hat Award
Bennelong

Bennelong

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Sydney CBD

17 Chef Hat Award