With restrictions continuing to ease in Sydney, our team update this blog each week on Sydney restaurant re-opening to capture restaurants re-opening, offers and opening times.
Here is a list of Sydney restaurants that are opening their doors ready for your bookings.
Corner Pitt Street & Angel Place, Sydney | P: 9223 7999
David Thompson has bought fiery Thai street food to the street of Sydney at Long Chim.
Lunch: Monday – Friday 12pm-3pm | Dinner: Monday – Saturday 5pm-late
Takeaway available for pick up & delivery:
Lunch: Monday-Friday 12 -4pm | Dinner: Monday-Friday 4.30-8pm
Surry Hills – 2A, 285A Crown Street| P: 9380 8830
Barangaroo – 10/33 Barangaroo Avenue | P: 8072 7383
Zushi’s Philosophy is to create a no-fuss, value-for-money Japanese dining experience, coupling the subtlety and beauty of Japanese food with a modern twist.
Lunch: Monday – Sunday 12-3pm | Dinner: Monday – Thursday 5-8pm & Friday -Saturday 5-9pm
Takeaway orders are still available for pick up or delivery
10 Neild Avenue, Rushcutters Bay | P: 9357 7750
The younger expression of the Italian cuisine the Toppi family is famous for, sourcing the best produce and prepared under the skillful guidance of second-generation head chef and owner, Paola Toppi.
Lunch: Monday – Sunday from 12pm | Dinner: Monday – Saturday from 5.30pm
Takeaway is still available Monday-Sunday 9am-9pm (last order 7.30pm)
15 Bligh Street, Sydney | P: 9232 0881
Restaurant Hubert is a French Restaurant located in the heart of downtown Sydney. The Huberts team have a strong passion that is evident from the moment you step in the door, that a fine restaurant is as much about the ambiance, good conversation and laughter as it is the quality of the wine and food. Hubert’s soft lighting and warm space along with its French cuisine brings it all together.
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday 5pm – 1am
Lyne Park, New South Head Rd, Rose Bay | P: 9371 0555
Focusing on Mediterranean flavours, and complemented by one of the best wine lists in the country, Catalina is one of Australia’s great destination restaurants situated on a landmark Rose Bay on Sydney Harbour’s eastern foreshore
Lunch: Monday – Sunday max 2 hour sittings, 12 or 2.30pm
Dinner: Monday – Sunday max 2 hour sittings 6 or 8.30pm
Takeaway food & beverage available for pick up & home delivery Monday – Sunday 12 -9pm (last orders 8.30pm)
3 Bridge Ln, Sydney | P: 9114 7317
Mr. Wong does Cantonese-style food in a larger than life way, yet still the restaurant manages to feel intimate with dim lighting and moody jazz.
Lunch: Wednesday – Sunday | Dinner: Monday – Sunday (Min. spend of $150 p.p. applies dining in)
Mr Wong At Home is available – these fresh meals are semi-prepared and easy enough for any home cook to prepare and enjoy within 48 hours.
Bibo Wine Bar
7 Bay St, Double Bay | P: 9362 4680
Bibo wine bar is a collaboration between former Guillaume at Bennelong Head Chef Jose Silva and former Guillaume Paddington Restaurant Manager Jonathan Mallet. An elegant yet relaxed wine bar, offering high quality and affordable Mediterranean food.
Lunch: Sunday | Dinner: Thursday – Sunday
Takeaway still available Wednesday – Sunday 4.30-8.30pm
Rockpool Bar & Grill
66 Hunter St, Sydney | P: 8099 7077
Located in the stunning City Mutual Building, a 1936 American style art deco skyscraper, Rockpool Bar and Grill emphasis is on excellent produce for uncomplicated dining by Chef Neil Perry.
Dinner: Tuesday – Thursday 6pm-9pm Friday 6-10pm & Saturday 5.30-10pm
23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills | P: 8204 0800
Firedoor work instinctively with fire in all its forms – no gas or electricity. Chef and owner, Lennox Hastie’s fascination and focused approach with fresh seasonal ingredients over two wood-fired ovens, three grills and a wood-burning hearth results in a daily menu of precision and subtlety
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday 5 courses $120 per person
65 Ocean Street, Woollahra | P: 8388 8688
Nestled in Sydney’s picturesque Woollahra, Chiswick Restaurant with its charming interior, glass-panelled French doors wtih views and working kitchen garden. Menus designed by owner Matt Moran and head chef Tom Haynes. With many ingredients grown outside the window in the garden, the menu is focused to the seasons, the selection is elegant simplicity and perfect for sharing.
Lunch: Wednesday – Friday 12 – 2.30 pm| Saturday&- Sunday 11.45 am – 3 pm
Dinner: Wednesday – Friday 5.30 – 9 pm | Saturday & Sunday 5.45 – 8.30 pm
Chiswick at Home Menu is available for pick up:
Lunch: Saturday-Sunday 11.30am-2pm (orders placed by 5pm the day prior)
Dinner: Wednesday – Sunday 5.30-8pm (orders placed by 4pm), order via Mr Yum
8/6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo | P: 9368 7488
Otto is a modern Italian cuisine that reinvents the flavours of Italy in stylish new forms. The ristorante is dressed stylishly in white to take best advantage of its coveted waterfront location.
Lunch: Wednesday to Sunday 12pm – 3pm| Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday 5.30pm – 9pm
Ivy Precinct, 330 George Street, Sydney | P: 9114 7379
There are plenty of house-made antipasti, Italian wines and cocktails to choose from, with Mike Eggert’s menu of delicious and delightful modern Italian.
Monday – Wednesday 11am – 4pm & Thursday – Friday 11am-8pm
Takeaway is still via Merivale at Home for pick up and delivery
Ground 2/10 Kensington St, Chippendale | P: 9280 3285
A casual eatery imagined by Clayton Wells located on the ground floor of The Old Rum Store in Chippendale, offering breakfast, lunch, takeaway coffee, pastries, and sandwiches along with a small selection of pre-batched cocktails and wine list.
Breakfast and Lunch: Monday – Sunday 8am-3pm
Takeaway is available for pick up and delivery Breakfast and Lunch Monday – Sunday 8am-3pm
4/6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo | P: 9380 6744
China Doll has long been a dining hotspot for Sydney diners, located on the wharf with water views of Sydney Harbour and a menu that presents a modern take on culinary traditions from China, Hong Kong, Japan and South East Asia.
Lunch: Monday – Sunday from 12pm | Dinner: Monday – Sunday 2pm
Takeaway is still available pick up, Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday 5-8.30pm
35 Bettington Street, Millers Point | P: 9018 0123
This rooftop bar is the crown jewel of Hotel Palisade and shows off its panoramic 270-degree views over Western Sydney, an impressive list of cocktails, boutique spirits and a sexy menu of share plates.
Lunch Sittings: Friday 12pm-2pm & 2pm-4pm
Dinner Sittings: Thursday & Friday 4pm-6pm, 6pm-8pm, 8pm-10pm
Takeaway is available, Dinner: Thursday – Sunday (order day prior 9am-3pm)
11 Hickson Road, Dawes Point | P: 8298 9910
The Gantry Restaurant is a destination of sensory discovery, perfectly framed against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour. Experience the effortless craftsmanship and storytelling woven into our honest and uncomplicated approach to freshly foraged food
Lunch: Friday & Saturday 11.30am -4pm | Dinner: Thursday 5-10pm & Friday – Saturday 5.30-10pm
Three Blue Ducks
141/143 Macpherson St, Bronte | P: 9389 0010
1/85 Dunning St, Rosebery | P: 9389 0010
Having learnt from the best in world-class restaurants, acclaimed chefs Darren Robertson and Mark LaBrooy, along with Head Chef, Andy Allen, source superb local produce to create an innovative menu for your celebration.
Breakfast: Monday-Sunday 7-11.30am | Lunch 12-2.30pm | Dinner: Friday-Saturday 5.30-9pm
Takeaway is available for pick up Friday – Sunday 8am -1pm and delivery Friday 12-5pm
Breakfast: Saturday – Sunday 7-11.30 am | Friday – Sunday: Lunch 12 – 2.30 pm | Dinner 5.30 – 9 pm
The Tramsheds, 1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge | P: 86243133
At home in the historic Tramsheds, Bodega is a local tapas restaurant, bar and wine store serving their patrons fresh simple food inspired by the Growers Markets at the Tramsheds.
Monday – Sunday 10am-8pm
Takeaway is available for pick up or home delivery through Bopple
Pilu at Freshwater
Moore Road, Freshwater | P: 9938 3331
Pilu at Freshwater is renowned for its authentic, contemporary regional Italian cuisine, its accomplished service, and its stellar wine list. With a variety of spaces set to accommodate your group Pilu is stunning example of a space that has become integral to the way of life of the many Sydneysiders.
Lunch: Wednesday- Sunday | Dinner: Friday – Saturday
Takeaway is available Thursday – Saturday
Public Dining Room
2A The Esplanade, Mosman | P: 9968 4880
Public Dining Room is one of Sydney’s most magical beachside restaurants with an enviable position on the banks of Mosman’s historic Balmoral Baths. Offering casual fine dining in a luxurious but relaxed setting feature fresh local ingredients with global culinary influences.
Lunch: Monday – Friday 12pm – 3pm | Saturday & Sunday 11.45am – 3pm
Dinner: Monday – Friday 6pm – 9pm | Saturday 5.45pm – 9pm
4 The Esplanade, Mosman | P: 9969 5050
The Bathers’ Pavilion is an historic building sensitively renovated to modern comfort. The Restaurant at The Bathers’ Pavilion is an impressive affair in a warm setting with impeccable food and service to match the stunning view. Situated in a striking building on Balmoral Beach, the Restaurant sits on one side of the pavilion while its sister Café is on the other.
Bistro Lunch & Dinner: Tuesday-Sunday | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Saturday & Sunday
Restaurant Lunch: Thursday – Saturday | Dinner: Thursday – Sunday
Corner Pitt + Hunter Streets, Sydney | P: 8214 0505
The Bentley, move from its original home in Surry Hills to a bigger, grander space at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sydney’s CBD. With its majestic façade and contemporary interior designed by award-winning Melbourne architect Pascale Gomes-McNabb, Bentley Restaurant + Bar found the perfect home. Bentley is a place where the food could challenge and inspire you, but in a relaxed atmosphere.
Lunch: Friday from 12pm, 3 course menu $110 per person
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday from 6pm 5 course tasting menu $180 per person
Takeaway is available, each menu is designed to serve 2.
Basement, 161 King Street, Sydney | P: 9169 6898
An opulent steakhouse where fine dining meets semi-respectable displays of gluttony.
Lunch: Thursday & Friday | Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday
Skittle Lane, Sydney | P: 0434 633 378
Owner Ussi Moniz Da Silva set out to create a “futuristic oasis” in the heart of the city and the result… an extraordinary mix of a waterfall, a firepit and French food. Book the dining space ‘Giselle’ for a 5 course degustation delivered by your own chef for private dining experience.
Lunch & Dinner: Wednesday – Sunday 12pm-12am
Buffalo Dining Club
116 Surrey Street, Darlinghurst | P: 9332 4052
Buffalo Dining Club is all about Buffalo Mozzarella. Imported 3 times a week fresh from Campania Italy, dishes are revolved around it but there is also other cheeses available on the menu as well as pasta’s, proscuitto, salads and desert.
Thursday 6 pm – late | Friday 1 pm – late -| Saturday 6 pm – late
Toppi Martin Place
60 Martin Place, Sydney | P: 8080 7765
Sophisticated Italian dining at the top end of town, where you can watch chefs prepare pasta from scratch while also watching the created of carefully curated cocktails.
Lunch & Dinner: Monday – Friday 11.30am -11 pm
Takeaway is available for pick up Monday – Friday 12-9pm
5/39-53 Campbell Parade, North Bondi | P: 8057 8086
With sights of one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Rocker’s the perfect place for drinks and snacks. With a focus on small producers that create natural wines and craft beer, you’ll also find beverages popular around the world and enjoy a menu with a European feel that focuses on the best from sea and land.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner : Wednesday – Saturday 9.30am -5pm | Private dining for groups of 10 guests available everyday for lunch and dinner with a set 5 course menu for $100 per person
North Sydney Olympic Pool, Corner Northcliff St & Paul St, Milsons Point | P: 9964 9998
Enjoy contemporary interpretation Italian cuisine from Head Chef and Co-Owner Davide Reeccato, inspired from local produce and dine with unrivalled waterfront views of Sydney Icons – Luna Park, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
Lunch: Monday – Sunday from 11.30am | Dinner: Monday – Sunday from 5.30pm
Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel
1 Military Rd, Watsons Bay | P: 9337 5444
Beach Club is all about lazy lunches that turn into afternoon cocktails. Feast on chilled seafood and oysters designed to complement a crisp summer wine.
Beach Club, Lunch & Dinner: Monday – Thursday 12 – 9pm |Friday – Sunday 10am – 10pm
Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks | P: 9251 5600
Quay is one of the country’s most celebrated restaurants and recognised in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Quay is the creation of the Fink Group and Executive Chef, Peter Gilmore, it is an immersive dining experience overlooking Sydney Harbour.
Lunch: Saturday & Sunday, Bookings 12 – 1.30pm | Dinner: Thursday – Sunday, Bookings 6 – 8.30pm
6 course menu lunch or dinner, $240 per person | 4 course menu available lunch only, $160 per person
Sydney Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Sydney | P: 9251 8683
From the rooftop of Customs House, Cafe Sydney captures the essence of Sydney with stunning harbour views, delicious food, an outdoor terrace, cocktail lounge and a relaxed, contemporary interior.
Lunch & Dinner: Monday – Friday: 12 noon – late |Saturday: 11.30am – late| Sunday: 11.30am – 5pm Note: maximum seating of 2 hours per booking
85 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills | 9280 3395
Local prepared delicious Middle-Eastern and Spanish dishes using only the best local produce around.
Re-opening from 1 September with days and times to be advised closer to opening date
Takeaway is available for pick up and delivery Tuesday – Saturday
The Grounds of Alexandria
7a/2 Huntley Street, Alexandria | 9699 2225
Located in a former industrial precinct from the 1920s, The Grounds of Alexandria is a landmark coffee roaster, café, bar, Eatery and kitchen garden known for its abundance of fresh produce and hands-on experiences.
Cafe: Monday – Friday 7.30am-3.00pm | Saturday-Sunday 7.30am-3.30pm |
You have the opportunity to have The Grounds exclusively for a private dining experience.
Takeaway Ready Made Meals are available for delivery to select Sydney suburbs every day until 7pm or collected from The Grounds of Alexandria between 11.30am and 3pm.
18 College Street, Darlinghurst | 8318 8618
Madam Shanghai is an eatry and bar servicing contemporary Chinese with a cocktail area overlooking Hyde Park.
Wednesday – Friday 5.30-7pm & 7.30-9pm | Saturday Lunch: 12-1.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm
Dinner: 5.30-7pm & 7.30-9pm | Sunday 12-1.30pm & 2-3.30pm
Takeaway is available for delivery to select Suburbs or pick up Wednesday – Saturday 4.00 – 8.30pm
Lotus Dumpling Bar
3/16 Hickson Road, Dawes Point | 9251 8328
A local favourite housed in historical Walsh Bay amongst the theatre scene.
Friday 5.30-7pm & 7.30-9pm | Saturday – Sunday Lunch: 12-1.30pm & 2-3.30pm
Dinner: 5.30-7pm & 7.30-9pm
Takeaway is available for delivery to limited Suburbs or pick up Friday & Saturday 5.00 – 8.30pm
Museum of Contemporary Arts, The Rooftop 140 George Street, The Rocks | 9245 2400
Take in the impressive views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge from the MCA rooftop cafe and Sculpture Terrace while enjoying a flavourful menu.
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm (last orders at 3.30pm). Note the cafe does not take reservations.
Museum of Contemporary Arts, Ground Floor 140 George Street, The Rocks | 9245 2452
A perfect spot for a relaxed casual lunch of fresh, seasonal Australian produce with views of Circular Quay and the Sydney Opera House.
Tuesday – Sunday 12 – 3pm
Level 2, Hilton 488 George Street, Sydney | P: 9265 6068
Combining unique culinary creations, exquisite décor and superior service, glass brasserie provides a truly definitive dining experience in the heart of Sydney.
From 27 June, Saturday & Sunday 7.30 – 11.00am
From 2 July, Dinner by Luke Mangan Thursday – Saturday 6.00pm – late | Glass Wine Bar Thursday – Saturday 4.00pm – late
1 Macquarie Street, Sydney | P:9240 2255
A synergy of many elements, in an unrivalled harbourside location, Aria is one of Australia’s finest restaurants. Aria brings together the vision of owners Matt Moran and Bruce Solomon, the creativity of Executive Chef Joel Bickford, the best seasonal produce and a world-class wine list in a stunning, art-filled space with sweeping Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge views.
Dinner: Tuesday – Thursday 6pm-10pm, Friday & Saturday 5.30pm – 10pm
Lyne Park, Rose Bay | P: 9388 3884
Built over the glistening waters of Rose Bay, Empire Lounge is the ideal brunch spot. Envision sitting on the deck in the sunshine and enjoying brunching on sourdough, assorted pastries and spreads, olives, halloumi chips, baked eggs Shakshuka, fresh honeycomb, crackers, house made pickles, assorted dips and choice of bacon, smoked salmon or sautéed mushrooms.
Friday – Saturday 12 – 10 pm | Happy Hour Friday from 4 – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
Brunch Saturday & Sunday from 10 am
The Restaurant Pendolino
Shop 100 Level 2, The Strand Arcade, 412-414 George Street, Sydney | P: 9231 6117
Specialising in regionally-inspired Italian cuisine featuring some of Australia and Italy’s most prestigious food and wine products, The Restaurant Pendolino also has a dedicated pasta kitchen where up to 15 different varieties of hand-made pasta are prepared each day. In its first year, The Restaurant Pendolino was named Best New Restaurant in Australia by Restaurant & Catering Australia, and was soon after awarded one Chef’s Hat in the SMH Good Food Guide, which it has held for 11 consecutive years. In 2018, it was named Australia’s Best Formal Italian Restaurant at the Restaurant & Catering Australia Awards for Excellence.
Lunch: Wednesday – Saturday 12pm – 2.45pm
Dinner: Tuesday – Friday 6pm – 9.30pm | Saturday 5.30pm – 9.30pm
REGIONAL NEW SOUTH WALES
The Wild Flower Bar & Dining
Bells at Killcare, 107 The Scenic Road, Killcare Heights | P: 4349 700
The Wild Flower Bar & Dining is inspired by the food of the sun, from the Mediterranean to Morocco. The new menus are grounded in the core values of authenticity, simplicity and freshness, featuring seasonal dishes inspired by the produce grown and harvested in the Bells at Killcare famous vegetable garden.
Turn your meal in a mini escape and enjoy the fruits of the restaurant for longer. The Bells at Killcare cottages, suites and villas evoke the ambiance of summers past, with a palette of washed back blues, bleached linens, driftwood walls and wide striped awnings.
Rick Stein at Bannisters
147 Soldiers Point Road, Soldiers Point | P: 4919 3800
Indulge in each of the iconic Bannister dining options from seafood restaurant Rick Stein at Bannisters feasting on freshest local produce or if you are after a more relaxed vibe choose gourmet pizza and cocktails at Bannister Pool Bar with spectacular clifftop views or even swing into the treetops at Bnnosters Pavilion Rooftop Bar & Grill.
Why not extend your dining experience and check into Bannisters by the Sea and dine out at all three icons – who wants to choose between them anyway – and round your stay out with a spa treatment at Bannister Day Spa and return home relaxed and well fed.
Spicers Guesthouse, 57 Ekerts Road, Pokolbin | P: 4022 1801
Hatted Executive Chef Cameron Matthews, has created modern contemporary Italian one of a kind dishes for the Éremo experience complemented by a well-travelled wine list, including some of the Hunter Valley’s best vintages. Why not gather your friends and have a more exclusive dinner in their stunning private dining room.
Now that you are in the beautiful winery region, stay a night of two and explore and taste the local produce – Kick off with some chocolate covered strawberries from Peterson House Chocolate Company, then head out to gorgeous wineries like Tulloch Wines, Lakes Folly Vineyard, Hungerford Hill.
Marramarra Lodge, Fishermans Point | P: 0435 891 111
Budyari restaurants Michelin starred Executive Chef, Meyjitte Bougenhout and his talented and creative team have carefully crafted menus to highlight fresh, organic local produce native to the Hawkesbury Region. Amongst classic combinations with clever twists, you will find produce from fishing trawlers that pass Marramarra Lodge daily, to local bush tucker the team have foraged for and native fresh produce grown onsite in our kitchen garden.
Escape the hussle and bustle and take in the relaxed beauty of the Hawkesbury River. Stay in Marramarra Lodge’s Peninsula Tents or Hawkesbury Bungalows to be immersed in serenity and the bush experience. Pop over to Broken Bay Pearls for history of Australian Pearls with friendly local pearl farmers and bring home some stunning local grown pearls.
If you need any inspiration for your date night at home, planning to take you date night out of town with a sleep over or a ‘dining at home’ gift voucher for your clients, speak to our Lifestyle Team.