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Restaurants in Australia

Restaurants in Australia are known for their variety of international cuisines. Their food has a certain British influence, but also many Asian styles have become popular in the urban areas. Saffron is known to be one of the best Indian places in Darwin. It is contemporary style with authentic Indian cooking. There is an array of vegetarian choices, but also great chicken dishes for the main course, lamb, and local caught barramundi fish. For local cuisine with a French twist, try Mojo’s in Queensland. Remi Pougeard-Dulimbert and Michael Hart joined forces for the restaurant at the gateway to the Daintree Rainforest. They do specialties as gnocchi with blue cheese, chilli soft shell crab, and pork belly spring rolls.

Australia restaurants offer excellent views. For the best views on Station Pier in Melbourne, dine at My Dog Café. The place serves great human food, and dog treats as well. The Stirling Hotel’s recent renovations make the establishment a beautiful place to dine. It offers a bistro with upmarket pub food, and a fine restaurant that serves regional cuisine. It is always packed and one of the best restaurants in Australia.

  • A Fish Called Coogee

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Just down the street from Coogee Beach, this cash-only seafood joint serves an unusually varied menu compared to the average fish-and-chips restaur... More
  • A Tavola

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    “To the table” is the meaning of this Darlinghurst restaurant’s moniker as well as the motto: a long, communal table of Indian marble invites diner... More
  • Acquolina

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Hearty northern Italian food including house-made spaghetti with fresh clams, mussels, and bottarga (tuna roe). More
  • Adriano Zumbo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Snack on the deliciously outré confections (rice pudding éclairs; Negroni macaroons) from Sydney’s flamboyant young pastry provocateur Adriano Zumb... More
  • Appellation

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Arthur's Pizza

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Arthur’s simply loves pizza. Case in point: the battle for the rights to Arthur’s Pizza went all the way to the highest court in New South Wales. F... More
  • Artisan Focacceria

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Darlinghurst visitors may drop by this small café for a cup of coffee or a snack, and end up staying for an Italian entrée. A bit like Starbucks, b... More
  • Asiana, Melbourne

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Assiette

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Assiette, the French term for "plate," serves French-inspired cuisine. The menu is arranged in groups of five entrées, five mains, and five dessert... More
  • Attica

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    New Zealand–born chef Ben Shewry’s “simple dish of potato cooked in the earth it was grown in” is surrounded by coconut-husk ash and saltbush leave... More
  • Bar Coluzzi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    An outpost of Darlinghurst’s iconic 50-year-old Italian café, this full-service restaurant is the perfect spot for a “flat white” (latte) and sandw... More
  • Barzura

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Just steps from Coogee Beach, this restaurant serves modern Australian fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The interior is simply designed with ... More
  • Baths

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A 10-year-old Sorrento staple with informal wooden tables and chairs, serves up piping hot fish-and-chips and chopped salads topped with calamari. More
  • BBQ King

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Frequented by tourists and local chefs (after their workday ends), this Chinatown institution serves authentic Cantonese cuisine in a no-frills din... More
  • Bentley Restaurant & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The home base of Brent Savage, one of the few Sydney chefs to embrace molecular gastronomy, Bentley offers up innovative takes on mostly European f... More
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