Chinese + Japanese from two of Australia’s leading chefs.
A corroboree of natives and science.
Sydney’s best Japanese food, for breakfast and dinner.
Proudly styling Emilia-Romagna on a plate.
Tuscan elegance, and ‘real’ food.
Scott Pickett takes on fire.
Dinner by Heston has a new history-based menu, but maybe it should bring back the past.
Creative deli eats with a hand-canned-do attitude.
Clean and natural farm flavours.
Detailed and thoughtful creativity in modern and miniature, degustation style.
Farm-to-table in a personal, Bondi way.
Smoke and mirrors (or some sort of magic).
Three hats off to thee, Peter Gilmore, Master of Cream and Custard.
Technical, traditional and fresh Japanese excellence.
Sushi doesn’t get any better IN THE WORLD. And neither does the produce.
Premium Australian and Japanese ingredients, turned into a 12-seater, edible show.
Playful, world-topping Japanese.
Sustainable Japanese artwork.
The closest you can get to Tokyo-level omakase dining in Sydney.
Moderately Mexican flavours in modern Japanese style. Honourable mention.
Modern Australian, fresh, water dining. In my top 20.
Greek without the grub.
Luxury Italian-Japanese fusion executed with style. In my top 20.
Modern Japanese bites in Barangaroo.
Intimate Italian. Wine wonderland.
Come for the steak, stay for the sides.
Italian at its most innovative. In my top 10.
British food at the height of sophistication, without the pretentiousness. In my Melbourne top 3.
On-trend, fresh, contemporary, fire-driven, Australian food. In my Melbourne top 3.
Big flavours in a dark room.
Japanese with flair and flavour.
Truly Australian contemporary food with French foundations. My favourite restaurant in Melbourne.
Sydney’s most flavour-packed seafood. The Masters of Ratios. Vegetarian food also ideal.
Some call it Sydney’s best restaurant. ‘Cool’, upmarket, basic Italian.
Elegant Cantonese. Street spot with a fine feel.
Simple, quality, fresh (often wood-fired) food.
Extremely professional, clean, yet casual degustation.
Sardinian food with extreme taste and finesse, overlooking Freshwater. MUST ORDER Culurzones (if you haven’t tried them before); risottata VALUE 8/10 AMBIANCE Beach-backed indulgence SERVICE Ideal WOULD I GO BACK? Definitely. Especially good for couples I absolutely love the fit-out of this restaurant. The fabric on the chairs was very comfortable for a long lunch, and…
Wood-fired, seasonal menu. MUST ORDER Artichokes; potato bread; blood sausage sanga; burnt pav; calamari & lardo skewer VALUE 8.5/10 AMBIANCE Dim, intimate (squishy), better for couples or very small groups SERVICE Good WOULD I GO BACK? Yep. Especially for the potato pasta (if they bring it back) I have been back to Ester enough times…
Coastal poster child for adults.
Where flavour greets art as an equal.
An equal fusion of comfort and fine Italian dining.
Traditional, cosy, dainty Japanese.
Fresh, quality Mexican. Heavy on the black beans and pickled onion.
Rich, romantic and indulgent French food.
Wood-fired, technically superb Italian from the guys at Ormeggio.
Precision and innovation.
ACME is now permanently closed.
Fish to the fullest.
Luxury, seafood, warmth and style.
Fresh, small, sweaty and Australian. Barangaroo House is the place for after-work schooners and cocktails.