Restaurants in Sydney

Australia’s most famous chef for close to a decade, Tetsuya Wakuda continues to wow foodies with his deft, eclectic Japanese-by-way-of-French cuisine.

Not far from the central business district, this tiny Surry Hills restaurant is renowned for its authentic Thai 

This Spanish-inspired restaurant is what you might consider the antipodean version of New York’s Momofuku: it’s got rock-starrish, bad-boy chefs—Australians Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz—a foodie cult following, and the same hours-long wait for a table (sorry, no reservations).

One of the latest additions to the airport’s revamped food court is this excellent Nepalese restaurant, which serves the country’s traditional spicy curries.

Australia's Sydney Rock is a small oyster with a big, sweet-salty taste.

Located in the Overseas Passenger Terminal overlooking Sydney Cove, Cruise is divided into a first-floor bar and second-floor restaurant, both of which provide sweeping views of Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour, and the Sydney Opera House.

Snack on the deliciously outré confections (rice pudding éclairs; Negroni macaroons) from Sydney’s flamboyant young pastry provocateur Adriano Zumbo at his namesake patisserie.

Assiette, the French term for "plate," serves French-inspired cuisine. The menu is arranged in groups of five entrées, five mains, and five desserts, with offerings changing quarterly.

Located inside the Galeries Victoria shopping center, this cash-only Japanese restaurant attracts large crowds throughout the day with its menu of traditional, straightforward dishes.

The home base of Brent Savage, one of the few Sydney chefs to embrace molecular gastronomy, Bentley offers up innovative takes on mostly European flavors.

It may not be the healthiest snack food, but it surely is the tastiest: a meat pie from the legendary Harry’s, a take-out restaurant that began in 1938 as a late-night food truck parked outside the Woolloomooloo naval dockyard.