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Sydney offers a wide selection of exceptional restaurants, catering for every appetite and budget. Whether you’re planning a special dinner, enjoying lunch with friends or simply want to get out and try something new, the restaurants of Sydney will never disappoint.


The restaurants of Sydney always aim to please and with a large range of great places to eat, we have provided a list of the best Sydney Restaurants to help visitors make choosing where to dine, just that much easier.



 Aria Restaurant

ARIA Restaurant
Situated on the edge of Sydney Harbour with astonishing views of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, Aria Restaurant encapsulates the Sydney Lifestyle with it’s fantastic dining style. Providing a delicious contemporary menu along with an award winning wine list, Aria Restaurant has many people flocking to this restaurant day in, day out (So get in quick!).
1 Macquarie Street, Sydney Ph: 02 9252-2555  View Map


Tetsuya’s caters for a traditional Japanese-inspired style. This restaurant offers three main dining areas overlooking an awe-inspiring Japanese garden, private rooms for large groups and also a bar which guests can enjoy some of the fantastic wines from the list. With a unique cuisine based on Japanese philosophy, using natural seasonal flavours, this truly is one of the top Sydney Restaurants.


529 Kent Street, Sydney Ph: 02 9267-2900  View Map


 Waterfront Restaurant

Waterfront Restaurant
Boasting amazing views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the famous Opera House, Waterfront Restaurant provides a perfect dining experience which caters for couples, families and large groups. This restaurant is easily accessible and is located in the heart of Sydney, close to CBD Accommodation. If you’re looking for a venue for your wedding, business event, dinner or family celebrations, Waterfront Restaurant is the ideal choice!

27 Circular Quay West, The Rocks Ph: 02 9247-3666  View Map


 Botanic Gardens Restaurant

Botanic Gardens Restaurant
This spectacular restaurant is located in the sensational Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney. The Botanic Gardens Restaurants provides picturesque sights from each and every table offering open-air dining in impressive garden surroundings, it’s the perfect place to dine with family and friends!

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Ph: 02 9241-2419  View Map


 Rockpool On George

Rockpool On George
Located in the historic Rocks area of Sydney is the fine dining jewel, Rockpool on George. Rockpool on George is a classy and elegant dining hotspot for locals and tourists alike. This restaurant pride themselves on the use of Australia’s best produce and their extravagant award winning wine list. Come along and meet the friendly staff whilst dining over one of the many delicious meals.
107 George Street, The Rocks Ph: 02 9252-1888  View Map


Created by dear friends Lido Russo and Giovanni Pilu with a vision for Cavallino to become a true rustic Italian pizzeria and ristorante. This restaurant offers traditional antipasti, pizza and pasta which sees many flocking back for more. As well as a restaurant, Cavallino offer a pizza bar, a place where Lido and Giovanni have mastered the art of wood firing pizza!
1 Yulong Avenue, Terrey Hills Ph: 02 9450-1777  View Map


Quay is a classy restaurant situated in the hear of Sydney on the dress circle of the harbour, providing amazing views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the world famous Opera House. This restaurant provides beautiful meals with food cooked by the 2012 Chef of the Year, Peter Gilmore, and with so many fantastic options, you’ll be spoilt for choice!

5 Hickson Road, The Rocks Ph: 02 9251-5600  View Map



Surry Hills finest restaurant would be the wonderful Assiette, an intimate and stylish restaurant catering for foodies, gourmands and casual diners alike. The relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere compliments the outstanding choice for food cooked to perfection by none other than award winning chef Warren Turnbull. Not only do they serve up delicious tasting food, but they provide an extensive wine list too.


48 Albion Street, Surry Hills Ph: 02 9212-7979  View Map


 District Dining

District Dining
A colourful and popular dining venture amongst the Sydneysiders is District Dining of Surry Hills. This restaurant caters for high energy with a modern and stylish feel. District Dining doesn’t disappoint when it comes down to the food, with many delightful meals on offer from chicken, fish, steak, lamb or seafood.

17 Randle Street, Surry Hills Ph: 02 9211-7798  View Map


 Grissini Ristorante

Grissini Ristorante
Grissini Ristorante is one of the more relaxed options for dining in Sydney. With a beautiful tranquil surrounding of bush lands, lunch and dinners here are very enjoyable and peaceful. Experience a moonlight evening in the gazebo alfresco dining area which can cater up to fifty people. On selected nights you can visit Grissini and enjoy free live music.

2/72-80 Allison Crescent, Menai Ph: 02 9543-1666  View Map