2019 NSW Readers' Choice Awards

Prepare yourself for harbourside dining with a sunset cocktail in hand as boats glide by at The Landing Bar & Kitchen on Honeysuckle Drive in Newcastle. With expansive, casual and chic outdoor spaces,...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Rise above it all and take in stunning harbour views at Hyde Hacienda Sydney in Circular Quay. Watch the glistening water with a glass of wine in hand at this lux, yet playful bar and lounge, inside t...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
The Mill Restaurant

The Mill Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Pokolbin

Set among the lush, thriving grounds of rolling vineyards and a panorama of the Brokenback Ranges, The Mill Restaurant plates up a refined Mod Oz menu using seasonal Hunter Valley produce. The Mill’s ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
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 ...
"Panoramic Views of Batemans Bay"
For those seeking modern dining when visiting Batemans Bay, make for award-winning The Sandbar Lounge and Dining residing in Quays Hotel. Enjoy sprawling water views from the balcony, before entering ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
Wheelers Seafood Restaurant

Wheelers Seafood Restaurant

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Merimbula

Wheelers Seafood Restaurant offers a dining experience full of fresh seafood, swift service and serene views of Merimbula Lake, where their quality oysters are nurtured and grown. Wheelers carefully p...
Bistro Selle

Bistro Selle

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Albury

12 Chef Hat Award
For mood-lit European gastronomy, stop by Bistro Selle on Olive Street in Albury. This casually elegant dining spot delivers a cosy, intimate ambience where blond wood tables and black iron chairs mel...
"2018 & 2019 Chef Hat Award"
The French Pan Tree

The French Pan Tree

French   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Yamba

12 Chef Hat Award
Bringing Parisienne style to Yamba, The French Pan Tree on Clarence Street is a hidden paradise. Embracing European charm, this restaurant exudes a soothing ambience with sea green colours, honey-hued...
Frenchies Bistro and Brewery

Frenchies Bistro and Brewery

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Rosebery

Parisian fare and craft beer await at Frenchies Bistro and Brewery on Mentmore Avenue in Rosebery. As two Frenchies living in Oz, Thomas and Vince deliver home brand bistronomy culture to the plate an...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
The Bay Cafe

The Bay Cafe

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Toowoon Bay

Located within a stroll of the waters of Toowoon Bay, The Bay Café is a favourite with locals for serving fresh seafood from their welcoming venue on Bay Road. Enter to discover a contemporary vibe st...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Italian"
La Favola

La Favola

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Newtown

When cravings call for what only authentic Italian can deliver, make your way along the bustling and vibrant King Street of Sydney’s prominent suburb Newtown, to discover La Favola. Wide, bi-fold fron...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Table 426

Table 426

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Corrimal

A hidden culinary gem in Corrimal, Table 426 is dedicated to offering a dining experience that reflects just how passionate they are about fresh food. This family-run restaurant has a relaxed, welcomi...
"2019 Readers Choice Award"
Dove & Olive

Dove & Olive

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Surry Hills

For craft beer and quirky pub fare, Surry Hills locals drop into Dove & Olive on Devonshire Street. Step through the door and be enveloped in a warm, rustic vibe with hanging leadlight lights, pale wo...
Perched on Lake Crackenback in the spectacular Snowy Mountains, on the edge of Kosciuszko National Park, sits natural playground Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa. Ideal for ski holidays or quiet escapes,...
Pins on Lurline

Pins on Lurline

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Katoomba

Originally built as a guest house at the turn of the century, Pins on Lurline nestles in the heart of picturesque Katoomba. This grand house is heralded as a unique dining experience by locals and tou...
"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
Velvets Restaurant

Velvets Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Nana Glen

Soak up sweeping vineyard views while wining and dining at Velvets Restaurant on Orara Way in Nana Glen. Located at Two Tails Wines in the heart of the Orara Valley, Velvets entices guests with indoor...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Zahli Restaurant

Zahli Restaurant

Middle Eastern   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Surry Hills

Take a sensory journey to the Middle East at the suave Zahli Restaurant, nestled on Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills. Adopting both name and vibrant culture of an area in Lebanon, Zahli radiates the en...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Indian"
Urban Tadka

Urban Tadka

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Terrey Hills

12 Chef Hat Award
For authentic Indian cuisine in Terrey Hills, take to award-winning Urban Tadka on Mona Vale Road. Enveloping diners in warm tones of red and black and submerged ambient mood lighting, this relaxed re...
"2019 Readers' Choice Award"
Tapas Tapas Bodega

Tapas Tapas Bodega

Spanish Tapas   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Turramurra

For nosh on the North Shore, take to Tapas Tapas Bodega authentic Spanish restaurant and deli, on Pacific Highway in Turramurra. With the warm touch of an exotic palette and intimate table settings, t...
"Hidden Gem away from the crowds."
Embracing the laid-back coastal lifestyle, Jonsons Restaurant Bar is the place to be seen in Byron Bay. Located on Jonson Street, this chic restaurant mixes sleek black subway tiles with rose pink wal...