Australia

Restaurants in Australia

Housed inside the Woollahra Hotel, Bistro Moncur is a favorite gathering spot among locals in the Sydney suburb of Woollahra.

Once known for its hearty “country” food, this Newtown restaurant is now dedicated to organic fare; Dr. Robert Warlow brought about the changes when he became owner.

This sandstone and glass banquet hall in Pokolbin specializes in Euro-influenced, Australian dishes by chef Andy Wright like braised baby octopus, seared scallops with smoked ham, and roast Berkshire pork chop with pommes parisienne.

Part casual beachside diner, part locavore’s mecca, this intimate, retro-chic eatery has a deserved cult following among Sydneysiders.

Chef Greg Doyle is single-minded when it comes to cooking top-notch Australian seafood (carnivores should consider themselves warned).

The Sugaroom Restaurant & Wine Bar, located on the site of a former sugar refinery, is surrounded by parklands with views of Johnston's Bay.

This tiny establishment of a few metal tables serves up squid salad with dried cherries, followed by pan-fried John Dory and vanilla-bean panna cotta with poached fruit.

This glorified Australian roadside pub has everyone from winemakers to rugby revelers spilling onto the lawn holding a drink.