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Serving punchy street food flavours, Me Pho Vietnamese on bustling Belgrave Stre...
Those craving the exotic flavours of Vietnamese cuisine head to Tre Viet on King...
Sydney is home to many of Australia’s best restaurants. From pocket cafes to internationally renowned Chefs, Sydney Restaurants are as diverse as they are numerous. Long gone are the days when Sydney gastronomic reputation was all but favourable. Today Sydney’s Restaurants stand proud, attracting a plethora of connoisseurs from around the world in search of the ultimate in culinary inspiration and indulgence; and Sydney does not disappoint!
Numerous award winning restaurants are scattered throughout Sydney and surrounding suburbs providing for a veritable gastronomic paradise. Australian Good Food and Travel Guides Chef Hat’s have been awarded to discerning Chefs around Australia since 1982 (see Our History). These awards are the result of careful deliberation. Inspectors appointed by AGFG dine anonymously. Their reviews and the opinions of the dining public, who generously send in their comments throughout the year, determine these results.You will find a concentration of Sydney’s Awarding Winning Restaurants in and around the City, in the Rocks area, throughout Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and along the Northern Beaches. There are numerous other restaurants that have been awarded Chef Hats, dotted all over Sydney, and as you might expect they all produce exceptional cuisine!
The number of Chef Hats awarded to Sydney Restaurants each year is limited! There are numerous other outstanding Restaurants found right throughout Sydney to suite all occasions and styles; Many of these restaurants you will find featuring on the Australian Good Food & Travel Guide (AGFG) website as Feature Listings.
Australian Chefs are recognised to be among some of the words best. Today many of Australia’s young chefs are highly sort-after and can be found honing their skills in kitchens around the world. Back home, the Sydney Restaurant scene is privileged to be home to many of Australia’s best Chefs including Peter Gilmore; Mark Best; Martin Benn; Neal Perry; Matt Moran; Ben Greeno; Peter Doyle; Sean Moran; Guillaume Brahimi; Brent Savage; James Parry and many others. Numerous other talented Chefs whose names are synonymous with gastronomic creativity and excellence also call Sydney home. A number of the Sydney Chefs we have profiled are owners and partners in the Restaurants they work in.
Be inspired by some of Australia’s culinary greats with recipes and tips by Award Winning Sydney Chefs including Tetsuya Wakuda, Neil Perry, Peter Gilmore and Mark Best. Browse through our complete range of restaurant recipes and learn how to prepare dishes that have won their Sydney Restaurants culinary acclaim.
Reader Reviews are a great way to find out what other passionate diners just like you think of the Sydney Restaurants they visited. The views and the opinions of our readers are the guiding principles behind our approach. We encourage all comments! The Australian Good Food and Travel Guide invites you to indulge your inner critic and vote for your favourite Sydney Restaurants.
Sydney restaurant range from bustling harbour-side hubs to quite suburban eateries, there is not a suburb in Sydney that does not radiate its own distinctive character and culinary individuality. Some more so than others sure; but all have something special to offer.
Sydney’s CBD – a bustling metropolis of cafés, bistros and fine dining establishment of every cuisine and style; Darling Harbour – Right on the water showcasing some of the best restaurants Sydney has to offer; Haymarket – this is Sydney’s China town; Surry Hills – avant-garde, hip and unpredictable dishing up some of Sydneys finest examples of culinary genius; The Rocks – Where Sydney began with spectacular views over the harbour and historical significance, the Rocks remains one of Sydney's great dining and entertainment destinations; Woolloomooloo – exciting and vibrant dining precinct located right on the harbour.
Balmain – offering a melting pot of boutique and exotic dining options and a lively pub scene; Glebe - an inner Sydney suburb notable for its distinct village character and heritage streetscapes; Leichhardt & Habberfield – commonly referred to as Little Italy for their numerous Italian Restaurants; Newtown – with a large student and its many pubs there exists a thriving music and theater scene.
Bondi – Australia most famous beach has an abundance of restaurant to suit any occasion; Darlinghurst - a bohemian approach with a number of jewels; Paddington, Double Bay and Woollahra is home to a number of Sydney’s long time Award Winning Restaurants.
Sydney's Crows Nest – on Sydney’s North Shore is a local’s district with some hidden treasures; The Northern Beaches – including Manly, Dee Why and Palm Beach offers a agreeable concentration of quality restaurants; Neutral Bay - is another dining hub.
Cabramatta – has a distinct Vietnamese influence; Lakemba – many restaurants in the area have Middle Eastern influences; Parramatta – the western hub of Sydney’s Metropolitan are and home to numerous restaurants.
Brighton Le Sands – has a wonderful relaxed coastal feel; Cronulla – right on the beach, has a plenty of casual, cheerful dining establishments.
1Kogarah Restaurants NSW
Serving punchy street food flavours, Me Pho Vietnamese on bustling Belgrave Street in Kogarah, is a local favourite. Literally meaning ‘infactuated with Pho’,...
2Newtown Restaurants NSW
Those craving the exotic flavours of Vietnamese cuisine head to Tre Viet on King Street. Located along Newtown’s busy retail strip, this restaurant offers a serene haven for d...
3Macquarie Park Restaurants NSW
Set along the bustling streets of the Macquarie Centre in the sought after Sydney region of Macquarie Park, resides the little yellow restaurant with a big perso...
4Marrickville Restaurants NSW
Tucked into Marrickville’s bustling streets is Hello Auntie restaurant providing a trendy take on Vietnamese inspired cuisine from a venue on Illawarra Road. Steel pi...
5Crows Nest Restaurants NSW
It seems Crows Nest has been lured by the simply sweet I Love Pho – tucked neatly in the bustling hub of Willoughby Road – just as smoothly as the broth itself...
6Castlecrag Restaurants NSW
A fusion of Asian style tapas finds a home in Castlecrag at Yang and Co restaurant, located along Edinburgh Road. A trendy interior is warmed by the glow of exposed drop...
7Paddington Restaurants NSW
Find the fragrant delights of modern Vietnamese cuisine in Paddington with a visit to Mr. T Vietnamese Restaurant on Glenmore Road. Warm and inviting in appearanc...
8Waterloo Restaurants NSW
Spreading the vibrancy of Vietnamese cuisine to outer-Sydney suburb, Waterloo is Mr T Vietnamese Restaurant on Potter Street. Sleek and trendy inside, Mr T’s is fit o...
9Balmain Restaurants NSW
Experience an explosion of exotic flavours at Pho Xpress Foodhouse, a trendy restaurant tucked into Balmain’s busy Darling Street precinct. Drawing in a crowd of s...
10Balmain Restaurants NSW
11Green Valley Restaurants NSW
12Crows Nest Restaurants NSW
13Canley Vale Restaurants NSW
14St Leonards Restaurants NSW
15Chatswood Restaurants NSW
16Canley Heights Restaurants NSW
17Surry Hills Restaurants NSW
18Darlinghurst Restaurants NSW
19Cremorne Restaurants NSW
Vietnamese food. No reservation due to limited tables. Walk in only.
20Pyrmont Restaurants NSW
21Waterloo Restaurants NSW
22Redfern Restaurants NSW
23Glebe Restaurants NSW
24Chatswood Restaurants NSW
25Mascot Restaurants NSW
26Mosman Restaurants NSW
27Neutral Bay Restaurants NSW
A hearty menu featuring all your favourite dishes and a relaxed,...
Find foodie haven, Luddenham Village Café tucked behind the Caltex o...
Just off of the Pacific Highway and a short walk from Gordon Station is tradi...
When seeking a trendy spot to meet friends for a bite to eat, look no furt...
Restaurants St Leonards
The Wooden Whisk on Albany Street has fast become a St Leonards hotspot ca...
For over a decade, Bijolias Indian restaurant in Seaforth has won a multitu...
Those looking for a child friendly cafe in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs need onl...
The magnificent headland location and harbour views are distinctively Sydney...
Restaurants Sydney City
Sydneysiders looking for tacos and tequila rock into Mejico CBD on Pitt Street. ...
A staple dining destination in the heart of Cabramatta, Pearl River Bistro garne...
Housed in a character-filled sandstone cottage, Barrels and Ashes on Windsor Str...
Traditional Lebanese share plates infused with modern, unique twists is the focu...
Bringing a wave of authentic flavours to Meadowbank, Anema e Core delights with ...
Perched on the edge of Sydney’s sparkling harbour overlooking Woolloomooloo Whar...
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