Wine and Dine at Sydney’s Top Restaurants

Sydney’s best restaurants serve mouth-watering cuisine alongside award winning wines at spectacular locations. Find your fill at any of these top rated eateries.


This highly awarded fine dining establishment sits harbour-side, overlooking the Sydney Opera House. The view is matched by the outstanding modern Australian cuisine and expert service.


The Japanese inspired cuisine in this upmarket Darling Park restaurant will tantalise your tastebuds. Enjoy a five or nine course tasting menu from Tuesday to Thursday or a completely different nine course tasting menu on Fridays and Saturdays.

The Bridge Room

This upscale modern Australian eatery draws inspiration from Asia and Europe. Choose from two, three or four courses or indulge your taste buds with the tasting menu – with or without paired wines. Centrally located on Bridge Street, it is the perfect pre-theatre dining destination.


For creative cuisine at Circular Quay, brought to you by celebrity chef Matt Moran, head to Aria. Expect seasonal ingredients, elegant touches and harbour views at this popular Sydney institution.


Stunningly located in one of the Opera House’s rooftop sails, Bennelong presents the best of Australian produce and wine at one of Australia’s most iconic venues. Dine a la carte downstairs, have a snack at the bar or splurge on a seat at the Chef’s Table.


It’s all about the wine at this European style bar-come-eatery in Potts Point. There are over 500 varieties to choose from alongside a menu of wine-friendly dishes and an array of cheeses.

Icebergs Dining Room and Bar

Modern Italian cuisine is served overlooking the sweeping Bondi beachscape at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar. Come for Sunday brunch, an a la carte meal or indulge with the seven-course tasting menu.

Pilu at Freshwater

Escape the hubbub of the city and head to Pilu at Freshwater, just north of Manly for Sardinian fare overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Accessible via a private pathway from the beach, the team at Pilu are known for their stellar service and welcoming hospitality.

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