Dining establishments, commonly known as restaurants, are dedicated spaces where culinary artistry comes to life. These establishments meticulously prepare and serve an array of delectable food and beverage offerings, inviting patrons to partake in a gastronomic journey either within their cosy confines or through convenient take-out options. As integral components of the hospitality and food service sector, restaurants play a pivotal role in shaping the cultural and economic fabric of society.

Restaurants are in a perpetual state of evolution, adapting to shifting consumer preferences, technological advances, and societal changes. Beyond nourishment, they serve as cultural hubs, incubating imaginative culinary explorations and fostering community engagement. In your search for Sydney’s premier dining, we’ve curated a selection of the city’s best restaurants. Discover more than nourishment; experience a symphony of flavours, creativity, and communal harmony.

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1 Aria Restaurant Sydney

Aria Restaurant Sydney
Aria stands as a remarkable embodiment of culinary excellence, seamlessly weaving together a symphony of diverse elements within an unparalleled harborside setting. It holds an esteemed position among Australia’s top-tier dining establishments, having been bestowed with numerous awards and accolades over the years. Founded upon the visionary partnership of owners Matt Moran and Bruce Solomon, Aria unites the pinnacle of seasonal produce with an extraordinary world-class wine selection. The menu is a testament to the dedication and passion of its creators, a meticulously crafted symphony of flavours that celebrate the essence of each season. With an emphasis on utilising the freshest and finest ingredients, every dish is a masterpiece that pays homage to the rich tapestry of Australian produce and culinary traditions.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5:30am - 12:00pm
Thursday 12:00am - 3:00pm
5:30pm - 12:00am
Friday 12:00am - 3:00pm
5:30pm - 12:00am
Saturday 12:00am - 3:00pm
5:30pm - 12:00am
Sunday Closed

Review on Tripadvisor –  “Absolutely amazing food with excellent customer service. Spectacular views! Highly recommend this for any occasion”- Canarydownunder

2 Bennelong

Bennelong
Bennelong is a culinary tribute to the iconic Sydney Opera House, a testament to its remarkable architecture and cultural significance. With a menu curated by Executive Chef Peter Gilmore, Bennelong embarks on a journey of celebration, presenting a menu that stands as a masterpiece of Australian gastronomy. This culinary symphony harmoniously combines the finest local ingredients with an exquisite selection of wines, encapsulating the essence of Australia’s culinary and cultural heritage. In this splendid orchestration of flavours and aesthetics, Bennelong pays homage to the Opera House’s grandeur while creating a truly memorable and inspiring dining experience.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5:30am - 8:45pm
Thursday 5:30am - 8:45pm
Friday 5:30am - 8:45pm
Saturday 12:00am - 2:00pm
5:30pm - 8:45pm
Sunday 12:00am - 2:00pm
5:30pm - 8:45pm

Review on Tripadvisor – “This was such a beautiful restaurant to visit with amazing food. The staff were so friendly and explained the dishes and drinks really well”-MissWellington

3 The House of Thai

The House of Thai
Experience a fusion of modern Thai cuisine at The House of Thai, where culinary innovation meets a captivating Thai menu. Delight in a culinary journey that blends tradition and creativity, offering an array of delectable options that capture the essence of Thai flavors. Elevating your dining experience further, we present the choice of two exquisite private rooms, each ideal for hosting special occasions or relishing in a personalized dining escapade. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the intimacy of your own exclusive dining space, where every moment is tailored to your comfort and enjoyment.

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Monday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Thursday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Friday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Saturday 12:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday 12:00am - 9:30pm

Review on Tripadvisor-“We had friends over from melbourne and we all loved the service. The food was fantastic and affordable”- emanmak

4 Ragazzi Wine And Pasta

Ragazzi Wine & Pasta, a culinary gem nestled in the heart of Sydney, invites you to embark on a journey of flavor and refinement. This vibrant restaurant is a haven for those who appreciate the art of pasta-making and the nuances of exquisite wines. The focus is on craftsmanship. Handmade pasta takes center stage, meticulously crafted to perfection, offering a symphony of textures and tastes that pay homage to traditional Italian culinary heritage. The menu is a testament to the art of simplicity, where quality ingredients shine and each dish tells a story of devotion to the culinary craft. Complementing exceptional pasta creations is an expertly curated wine selection that elevates the dining experience. From crisp whites to robust reds, each wine is carefully chosen to harmonize with the flavors of the dishes, allowing you to explore the marriage of food and wine in its purest form.

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Monday 11:30am - 12:00pm
Tuesday 11:30am - 12:00pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 12:00pm
Thursday 11:30am - 12:00pm
Friday 11:30am - 12:00pm
Saturday 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sunday 11:30am - 5:00pm

Review on Tripadvisor-“The food was absolutely fantastic. Not the standard Italian but with a bit of a twist which made it even more delightful.”- JoanneA1675

5Planar Restaurant

Planar Restaurant
Planar Restaurant, an exquisite culinary destination situated in the vibrant heart of Sydney, beckons you to embark on a captivating gastronomic journey. With its sleek and modern design, Planar offers a chic and inviting atmosphere that sets the stage for an unforgettable dining experience. The menu at Planar is a symphony of flavors that draws inspiration from global influences while celebrating the finest local ingredients. From delectable starters to mouthwatering main courses and indulgent desserts, each dish is a masterpiece that tantalizes the senses and showcases the culinary expertise of the chefs. Whether you’re seeking a leisurely lunch, an intimate dinner, or a gathering with friends, Planar offers a versatile and welcoming space to suit every occasion.

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Monday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday 8:00am - 9:30pm

Review On facebook– “I went to the restaurant with a friend, we loved it, the food was very good, the drinks too. And we love vanesa’s service.”-Adriane Thomas

6Quay Restaurant

Quay’s dedication to the art of dining extends beyond mere sustenance; it is a celebration of gastronomy as an art form. The progression of ingredients and the meticulous curation of wines culminate in an experience that goes beyond the plate. It is a symphony of sensations, a journey of discovery, and an invitation to appreciate the intricate dance of flavors that define Quay’s unparalleled dining experience. Each dish is a masterpiece, meticulously designed to captivate the senses and transport you to a realm of culinary bliss. With a reverence for nature’s bounty, Peter Gilmore’s creations embody a harmonious fusion of flavors, colors, and textures that delight and inspire.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 6:00am - 8:45pm
Friday 6:00am - 8:45pm
Saturday 6:00am - 8:45pm
Sunday 6:00am - 8:45pm

Review On Facebook– “Fantastic experience at Quay. Definitely a recommended must-do in Sydney if you are into fine dining, amazing dishes, great wine pairings and fantastic service.The views are amazing and it’s probably the best overall dining experience I ever had in Sydney”-Jeannou Van Ogtrop-Stijns

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