Restaurants in Outside Sydney
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.
Yhe fresh Italian dishes (pan-fried whiting wrapped in lardo; pappardelle with wild-boar ragù) are as stunning as the Pacific vistas.
Housed inside the Woollahra Hotel, Bistro Moncur is a favorite gathering spot among locals in the Sydney suburb of Woollahra.
Seaplanes make dramatic landings right in front of this restaurant, a modern glass-and-steel space on the eastern harbor foreshore in Rose Bay.
Frequented by tourists and local chefs (after their workday ends), this Chinatown institution serves authentic Cantonese cuisine in a no-frills dining room. The two-story interior is furnished with worn wooden tables, surrounded by a handful of traditional Asian paintings.
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.
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 Sydney institution, this small bakery across the street from the Powerhouse Museum is the supplier of the famous Harry’s Café de Wheels pie cart.
“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 diners to talk and eat.
Serving some of the spiciest cuisine in Chinatown, this traditional Sichuan restaurant is the flagship of what is now a six-branch chain.
Come for the bacon served with a harbor view.