2017 Restaurant Awards

Chef Hat Awards 2017

We are proud to announce the Australian Good Food and Travel Guide Chef Hat award winners for 2017.

408 restaurants have been awarded Chef Hats around the country this year and now it’s your turn. Vote for your favourite restaurants in the AGFG Readers Choice Awards. To vote simply click the 'VOTE NOW' button on your restaurant(s) of choice.

  • Readers Choice 2017 - Fine Dining

    Sepia

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    Sepia’s slick Sydney CBD location is reflective of its desire to reflect a bustling city atmosphere, with a dining setting of sophistication and finesse found in the likes of...

  • Brae

    Birregurra Restaurants VIC

    Modern AustralianLicensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants $$$$$

    Dan Hunter formerly of the Royal Mail Hotel has opened this exciting restaurant. Subscribe to Brae's newsletter for latest updates.

  • The Bridge Room

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    EuropeanLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Momofuku Seiobo

    Pyrmont Restaurants NSW

    AsianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    Look out for world renowned chef David Chang's bold and innovative flavours as his magic happens inside Momofuku Seiobo, unveiled at The Star, Sydney in 2011. Slick, d...

  • Quay

    The Rocks Restaurants NSW

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service $$$$$

    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 fi...

  • Lake House

    Daylesford Restaurants VIC

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    A team passionate about hospitality delivers beautiful cutting edge, seasonal food matched with an internationally acclaimed wine list. Under the direction of Executive C...

  • Readers Choice 2017 - Chinese

    Flower Drum

    Melbourne City Restaurants VIC

    ChineseLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    Flower drum has a well known history amongst foodies and Melbournians alike. An unlikely building is the venue for this Cantonese culinary delight, which is accessed...

  • Bentley Restaurant & Bar

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    EuropeanLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service $$$$$

  • Readers Choice 2017 - Fine Dining

    Esquire Restaurant

    Brisbane City Restaurants QLD

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    A sophisticated yet unpretentious degustation restaurant, Esquire aims to provide an unforgettable taste experience where taste meets creativity. The result i...

  • Sixpenny

    Stanmore Restaurants NSW

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    Recommendations may include: Degustation $115 (small), $135 (large) with matching wines, $170 per person (small), $210 (large) with matching wines

  • Ormeggio at The Spit

    Mosman Restaurants NSW

    ItalianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service $$$$$

    Escape the chaotic CBD and venture to Rockpool Bar & Grill in the 1936 Emil Sodersteen American style art-deco skyscraper and be awed by the towering ce...

  • Provenance Restaurant

    Beechworth Restaurants VIC

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service $$$$$

    Filled with character, soul & original pieces from its past Provenance Restaurant is located in Beechworth. With high ceilings, a large fireplace and polished ...

  • Cutler & Co. Dining Room

    Fitzroy Restaurants VIC

    EuropeanLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    There’s a sense of industrial eeriness meets underground glam at Cutler & Co. in Fitzroy. Past wallpaper prints & paint jobs have been scrubbed away to reveal ...

  • Minamishima

    Richmond Restaurants VIC

    JapaneseLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Eleven Bridge

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    InternationalLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service $$$$$

  • Igni

    Geelong Restaurants VIC

    Modern AustralianLicensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants

  • Bennelong

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service $$$$$

  • Dinner by Heston

    Southbank Restaurants VIC

    BritishLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Orana

    Adelaide City Restaurants SA

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds

  • Biota Dining

    Bowral Restaurants NSW

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth

    Burswood Restaurants WA

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    Rockpool Bar and Grill Perth is located at the Burswood Entertainment Complex and brings a new level of dining to Perth. The menu may include: West Australi...

  • Ester Restaurant and Bar

    Chippendale Restaurants NSW

    ItalianLicensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants $$$$$

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