Sydney

Restaurants in Sydney

This restaurant is located on the ground floor of the 3 Weeds Hotel in Rozelle, a building that also houses a multi-room entertainment center with a bistro, lounge, and wine bar. Furnishings in the dining room include recycled timber tables, velvet banquettes, and antique sofas.

Located in Chinatown’s Prince Centre, this no-frills restaurant is known throughout Sydney for its flavorful, homemade noodles and affordable prices.

Perched high above Circular Quay, this elegant fine-dining restaurant has some of the best mealtime views in the city: to one side is the Opera House; to the other, the Harbour Bridge; and in between are dozens of bright bobbing boat

This U.K.-based noodle chain specializes in pan-Asian-style dishes, such as ramen with beef, chiles, coriander, lime, and red onion; otsunaaji salad of avocado, spinach, and sweet potato in a soy-lime dressing; and excellent prawn gyoza dumplings.

This Vietnamese kitchen in Surry Hills places an emphasis on environmental sustainability, from its menu of organic ingredients to its use of eco-friendly Tasmanian rain mineral water.

Tuck into a sublime Queensland spanner crab and buckwheat risotto served under a frothy bubble of pink shellfish essence at this confident new venture from Tetsuya’s longtime chef de cuisine Martin Benn.

A large paper menu on the wall details the night's specials at this casual Italian restaurant in Surry Hills. The space is small, with several additional outdoor tables that are ideal for people watching.

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.

This delightful restaurant in Newtown boasts an extensive menu of salads, dips, mix plates, meats, and wraps. Don’t worry about dietary requirements, either: Al Aseel can cater a meal to just about anybody, from vegans to those looking for a gluten-free meal.

Nada’s is another fine choice on Cleveland Street. What it lacks in atmosphere or a modern interior is more than made up for by the scrumptious dishes: stuffed vine leaves, roasted eggplant, green beans in tomato sauce…it’s all here.

This sparkling new eatery in Surry Hills—formerly a branch of the popular Al Aseel restaurant—boasts that it serves “modern Middle Eastern,” but truth is, these are the same delicious classics everyone loves.

Head chef Mohamad Zouhour has been cooking up authentic Lebanese cuisine for more than a decade at Arabella, an Inner West eatery that offers a mix of subtle and spicy dishes.