2018 Restaurant Awards

Chef Hat Awards 2018

We are proud to announce the Australian Good Food and Travel Guide Chef Hat award winners for 2018.

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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • The Bridge Room

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    EuropeanLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Urbane

    Brisbane City Restaurants QLD

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

    In a quiet corner of Brisbane’s CBD is Urbane, a trendy yet elegant restaurant. With dim lighting & banquette style seating, Urbane is romantic & intimate but casual enoug...

  • Bennelong

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

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

  • Orana

    Adelaide City Restaurants SA

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds

  • Tetsuya's

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

    InternationalLicensed Restaurants in Elegant Surrounds with Grand Traditional Service

    One of the worlds most highly awarded restaurants, Tetsuya’s is located right in the heart of Sydney. The stunningly heritage listed building is complete with private din...

  • Minamishima

    Richmond Restaurants VIC

    JapaneseLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Lake House

    Daylesford Restaurants VIC

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • Dinner by Heston

    Southbank Restaurants VIC

    BritishLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds $$$$$

  • 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 ...

  • Bentley Restaurant & Bar

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

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

  • Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant

    Magill Restaurants SA

    Modern AustralianLicensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds

    Sitting above five hectares of Shiraz vines at the glorious Penfolds Winery is the Magill Estate Restaurant, one of Adelaide’s premier dining destinati...

  • Igni

    Geelong Restaurants VIC

    Modern AustralianLicensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants

  • 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 ...

  • Grossi Florentino Restaurant, Grill & Cellar Bar

    Melbourne City Restaurants VIC

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

    With a colourful history spanning over a century, the Chef Hat awarded Grossi Florentino Restaurant, Grill & Cellar Bar has cont...

  • est.

    Sydney City Restaurants NSW

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

    From the magnificent heritage architecture to Peter Doyle’s beautifully orchestrated dishes, Sydney’s est. makes just the sort of impression you’d expect of one of the nation’...

  • 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...

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