Outside Sydney

Restaurants in Outside Sydney

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.

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

Come for the bacon served with a harbor view.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.