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

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.

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

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

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

Yhe fresh Italian dishes (pan-fried whiting wrapped in lardo; pappardelle with wild-boar ragù) are as stunning as the Pacific vistas.

Darlinghurst visitors may drop by this small café for a cup of coffee or a snack, and end up staying for an Italian entrée.

Come for the bacon served with a harbor view.

An institution in Paddington, the bar and grill at the Royal Hotel has been serving locals for over 30 years.

Owned by Bosko Vujovic, the man behind the former iconic Sydney restaurant Arthur’s Pizza, Love Supreme continues to capitalize on the popularity of pizza in the Paddington area.

Housed in a heritage building near Freshwater Beach, Pilu serves Italian cuisine and fantastic water views. The chef is originally from Sardinia, and the menu marries this Italian influence to local ingredients; consider such dishes as battered zucchini flower and Claire de Lune oysters.

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.

The Tilbury Hotel, located amids the restaurants along the wharf, is quite possibly one of the most popular pubs in Sydney.

A Sydney mainstay for more than 30 years, Claude’s has flourished under the influence of chef Chui Lee Luk, who has worked at the restaurant since 2004.