Outside Sydney

Restaurants in Outside Sydney

Set in an ivy-covered, slab cottage that dates back to 1876 and is situated among the vineyards of Hunter Valley, this eclectic restaurant by renowned chef Robert Molines serves multi-course menus of country-style dishes like ballotine of local quail, star anise glazed duck breast, and seared Tas

Located along Cowper Wharf in Woolloomooloo, Otto is among the top restaurants in Sydney. Head chef Richard Ptacnik has created a menu of modern interpretations of classic Italian fare. Dishes are decadently rich and utilize meats and produce from local sources.

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

Now operating out of its new location, the former home of Ottoman Cuisine, the Wharf Restaurant at Pier 2 serves Australian cuisine created by chef-owner Aaron Ross. Menu items include the smoky eggplant cigar and a parsley, sumac, tomato, and mint yogurt salad.

Every year, the Clyde River estuary supplies nearly 12 million Sydney Rock and Native Flat oysters to restaurants across Australia. Here, the farm that harvests the oysters also serves them.

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.

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

Not to be confused with the local vegetarian restaurant of the same name, this Chinatown restaurant serves traditional Taiwanese fare in a small, often crowded space at the end of the Dixon Street pedestrian mall.

Occupying a 1930’s beach-club changing area on breathtaking Balmoral Beach (about a half-hour ferry ride north from Sydney Harbour), Bather’s incorporates both a refined dining room and a more casual café.

Just down the street from Coogee Beach, this cash-only seafood joint serves an unusually varied menu compared to the average fish-and-chips restaurant.

If this Bondi Beach restaurant had a motto, it might be “by the sea and of the sea.” Opened in 2002, it's located by the sea, specifically atop the South Bondi cliffs in what used to be a swimming club.