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The Grounds of the City
(1965)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD
Mercado
(422)
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Spanish | Sydney CBD
Employees Only
(115)
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Contemporary American | Sydney CBD
OFFER
Glass Brasserie - Hilton Sydney
(477)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD
Continental Deli CBD
(188)
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Continental | Sydney CBD
OFFER
China Lane
(524)
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Asian | Sydney CBD
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Momofuku Seiōbo - The Star
Momofuku Seiōbo - The Star
(517)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Had a free night in Sydney and took the opportunity to try out Momofuku. Had recently dined at Momofuku Ko so was interested to see how they compared. First impressions. The restaurant is in a casino, but fortunately you can’t really tell - it’s near a quiet back entrance and doesn’t feel like you’re on a gaming floor. Better ambience than the restaurants at the casino in Melbourne, which I actively avoid. The room is slightly unusual and long - a small dining bar at the front, then tables and then the counter surrounding the kitchen. The counter is the place to be. Reggae music and slightly brighter than I was expecting - it feels fun, as opposed to Ko which is enjoyable but has a more serious feel. Ko does feel like more of an occasion. Staff welcoming and professional. The chefs do the thing from Ko where they show you the star dish of the evening beforehand - in this case a live marron (langoustine) enjoying the last moments of life... Good wine list, not as encyclopaedic as Ko but then I wouldn’t expect it to be. They have the same ethereal Zalto wine glasses as Ko, beautiful. On to the food. Things began with what for me was the only miss of the night, a mortar and pestle arrangement with plaintains and other items that you grind up yourself, along with a savoury soup to sip separately. Interesting but not really to my taste. After that a succession of dishes, 12 in all including a couple of off-menu extras. A range of flavours and textures I hadn’t had before reflecting the chef’s Caribbean theme. All were very good to excellent (on a tough grading scale), with highlights including the pork slice (off menu), the sweet potato dumpling and the polenta/ocre with caviar. Would recommend to those willing to try new things. Ko is less challenging but also less interesting. More

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Bella Brutta Pizza
Bella Brutta Pizza
(156)
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Pizza Bar | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Amazing food, wine and service. Every time I’m here I’m so impressed. One of the best casual dining places in Sydney :) More

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Restaurant Hubert
Restaurant Hubert
(275)
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French | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great food and service as always! More

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Continental Deli Newtown
Continental Deli Newtown
(269)
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European | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The staffs were friendly. Great food and drinks. We had a great time celebrating my partner’s birthday More

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Blue Oasis
Blue Oasis
(4)
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Fusion / Eclectic | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

It was a really fun experience. It's amazing that even after you have eaten something for years, if you don't see what you are eating then you really have a hard time guessing what it is. The smell, taste and texture is familiar to you but it is hard to name the ingredient. I really enjoyed the experience. The blindfolds were fun, the ingredients I did guess in my vegan dishes were hummus, beetroot, I don't know if I had carrot or sweet potato but it was one of the two, no matter what it was I ate, it was fresh and delicious and I am sure the presentation would have been a feast for the eyes but alas my blindfold was on :) More

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Intermezzo Italian Restaurant - Sydney
Intermezzo Italian Restaurant - Sydney
(32)
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Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

We dined at 12 top tier Sydney restaurants during our two week visit. Intermezzo was tied for 1st place. It is located in a marvelous building with interior atrium tables, exterior colonnade tables and a small interior dining room. All were appealing. We chose the small dining room. The food was very good. The service was outstanding. The wine and cocktails were very, very good with many options/selections to choose from. Our server, Eduardo, was the most charming and attentive server I've ever encountered. Which puts him atop a list of over one thousand servers in our 50 years of fine dining. His recommendations were excellent and on budget. We rarely seek server advice. All of us were glad we did in this case. I'll always ask for him going forward. Such a very nice place. Highly recommended. I wish it were in my home city as I'd dine there often. More

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Alberto's Lounge
Alberto's Lounge
(36)
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Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Highly recommend Alberto's Lounge! Great vibe and intimate with delicious pastas and a wide range of wines to choose from. More

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China Lane
China Lane
(309)
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Asian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Loved China Lane, food was amazing, staff were super helpful and the location is lovely. More

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Door Knock
Door Knock
(34)
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Gastro Pub | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

A great little bar, tucked away beneath the streets of Sydney. Well worth a visit! More

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Employees Only
Employees Only
(40)
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Contemporary American | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great service and the best cocktail in Sydney forever! I love the music there . But they don’t have too much choice for main , so I will say it is a great place to have cocktail in such a nice bar but not enough place for fine dining. More

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Fortune Village Chinese Restaurant
Fortune Village Chinese Restaurant
(63)
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Chinese | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

We regularly choose this restaurant on a Saturday for lunch in town. The staff and the food are a delight. JK More

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Le Petit Flot
Le Petit Flot
(6)
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French | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

So impressed we had a great night! Our waiters Flavio and Milos both were so great -made it such a fun time but so attentive,both very good ads for Petit Foot. It was our first tine but will be back - the food was delicious , wine and drinks great and good value for our experience. We have been telling friends since our visit. Thank you More

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The Wilmot at Primus Hotel - Sydney
The Wilmot at Primus Hotel - Sydney
(174)
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Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

This is my favourite place to eat in the CBD. I have been there 3 times now and it never disappoints. The service is excellent along with the food. I will be going back on my next trip to the City. More

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The Gallery Tea Lounge - Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
The Gallery Tea Lounge - Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
(87)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Had a lovely time celebrating my daughters 15th birthday. The staff were lovely, even went out of their way with a special little birthday cake for my daughter and joined in singing happy birthday. Would definitely recommend and will be coming back soon. More

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Rosetta Sydney
Rosetta Sydney
(17)
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Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Loved dinner and the service. Must have the meat balls and the calamari. Ask for a table away from the main door. More

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Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney
Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney
(679)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

except for the crab pasta which was a bit too salty , the rest of the dishes were very delicious. More

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Cafe Sydney
Cafe Sydney
(1921)
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Seafood | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Everything about the place was excellent. The waiter asked as part of opening conversation what were we celebrating. We said our friend's birthday. As dessert was served so was a candle and Happy birthday written in chocolate sauce on his plate. It made his day. I am sure all his friends now know about Cafe Sydney. It was a beautiful touch. More

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Prime Restaurant
Prime Restaurant
(18)
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French | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

We dined at all top Sydney steakhouses during our two week visit. Prime is tied for 1st place. We've dined at Prime before and the experience is essentially the same. On each visit the server became overwhelmed (on a slow night with about 50-60% tables occupied). The bar and management staff ultimately came to the rescue. We were in no hurry, and service is not an Aussie specialty anywhere except one other Sydney steakhouse, so not a problem. At least the service level was not unexpected. Food was very good. Be sure to avoid the toilets just outside the restaurant (in favor of the ones inside) as they were very far below acceptable. Otherwise, the building is beautiful even with the exterior under renovation. More

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Uncle Ming's
Uncle Ming's
(2)
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Chinese | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Love Uncle Ming's. Fun bar with great cocktails. Try the Moshi Moshi Bubble Tea cocktail or share a pot of Bruce Lee More

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Alpha Restaurant
Alpha Restaurant
(675)
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Greek | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

It was a so good experience for my birthday, the service in this restaurant is very good, but sometimes they are so busy, and we need to wait for waiters, but it is Ok. Desserts are good More

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Mercado
Mercado
(521)
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Spanish | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Lovely venue was well looked after... the brie and truffles and the Kingfish were to die for, the service was a bit intrusive to the dining experience. Clearing of plates when not completed felt like we were in a rush which we weren't. The waiter whilst lovely made a point of asking many times whether we wanted more dishes when we really didn't need anymore than we ordered. Overall ambience and experience was very good though having said this. More

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Bodega 1904
Bodega 1904
(187)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

amazing food (especially the brussel sprouts!) and extremely attentive staff. great value for money and a lovely atmosphere. More

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Devine Sydney
Devine Sydney
(15)
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Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great food and service. Comfortable and warm setting. More

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Mode Kitchen & Bar
Mode Kitchen & Bar
(42)
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Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

I love the t bones will go back and try it again! Cheers More

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Momofuku Seiobo Pre Theatre Menu - The Star Sydney
Momofuku Seiobo Pre Theatre Menu - The Star Sydney
(30)
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Caribbean | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The staff were just lovely, the food tasted great but mostly we just felt so welcome and comfortable. Loved the birthday card for my friend. Thank you! More

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Continental Deli CBD
Continental Deli CBD
(66)
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Continental | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The pasta with lamb ragu was excellent with a glass of Pinot noir. A seat by the window to watch the passing parade of lawyers on Phillip Street. Very enjoyable. More

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Social at Verandah
Social at Verandah
(30)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The food is always great, and the staff are fantastic. I highly recommend Social at Verandah. More

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Sydney Cove Oyster Bar - Circular Quay
Sydney Cove Oyster Bar - Circular Quay
(580)
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Seafood | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Venue is second to none and service staff are excellent, friendly and knowledgeable. The food is great and I will definitely be back. More

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Forty Licks
Forty Licks
(12)
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Vietnamese | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

What a wonderful experience we had. The food was just divine! Exceptional. Bursting with flavour. We had to go back and order more. The staff were beautiful. So attentive and thoughtful. They made us feel important even though we were just normal people. We had the owner serving us and giving us individual attention. We definitely will be back and I have already recommended them to multiple people. I drive Uber for a side job and I’ve been raving about this new restaurant people must try. Thank you. More

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Glass Brasserie - Hilton Sydney
Glass Brasserie - Hilton Sydney
(836)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Wonderful meal and service. Really enjoyed our dining experience. More

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The Dining Room - Park Hyatt Sydney
The Dining Room - Park Hyatt Sydney
(122)
$$$$
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

We were so well looked after by the amazing staff at the Dining Room. I booked lunch for my mum's 60th birthday. We were given a complimentary upgrade to a semi private dining area. The view is just stunning and service was impeccable start to finish. The menu is so flexible so you can have mains as entrees and vice versa. Food was delicious. My two preschool aged children also had a great time colouring in their menu and eating their specially made meals so we were able to enjoy a nice family lunch. I would definitely recommend the Dining Room More

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Cafe Opera - InterContinental Sydney
Cafe Opera - InterContinental Sydney
(119)
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Seafood | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The weekday seafood buffet, for a long Friday lunch, is particularly good value currently, with 20% off the buffet price. I enjoyed copious amounts of prawns, and there were also marinated mussels and fresh oysters, and pleasant and friendly service. The cheeses, salads, hot foods and desserts were plentiful, but I had eyes mostly for the seafood. The one minor issue was the amount of shell I needed to remove from my mouth after every oyster. More

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Portside at Sydney Opera House
Portside at Sydney Opera House
(507)
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Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

We chose the 3 course pre-theatre menu and were delighted with our choices - pumpkin soup and chicken liver pâté to start, barramundi and orichiette for mains with apple-rhubarb crumble and chocolate fondant for dessert. IMHO the soup bowl used for outdoor service in winter was too wide, causing heat loss during consumption and making access to the last drops of a delicious soup difficult. Our side order of roasted parsnip was delectable and my Barra was superbly cooked and served. More

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The Grounds of the City
The Grounds of the City
(1306)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

There's no toilet in the venue, I had to go upstairs in the shopping mall and find one. A bit annoying paying $70 for a breakfast and going to a public toilet. Despite of that, my experience was good. More

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The Squire’s Landing
The Squire’s Landing
(290)
$$$$
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

One of the best restaurants I have had the pleasure of dining in recently, the food was amazing and the staff extremely efficient with awesome customer service. The position gave you one of the best views while dining. A must while in Sydney More

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Happy as Larry
Happy as Larry
(32)
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Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Have been coming here for take-away and dine in since it opened. Amazing food at a great price! Best pizza in Sydney :) More

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The Langham Sydney
The Langham Sydney
(270)
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Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Beautiful atmosphere and first class service. Can not fault. More

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Hurricane's Circular Quay
Hurricane's Circular Quay
(171)
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Steakhouse | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Food as always was excellent, however our waiter asked us do you want sparkling water or still water we said just normal table water. Water came out it was in a clear bottle no label no cap so obviously we thought that was table water. Bill comes and there was about 5 items on our bill which were not ours plus they charged us $7 for still water. We spoke to management and they sorted everything out and didn’t charge for the water. All in all a great rib place probably my favourite in Sydney for pork ribs!!! It was a little worrying that all these extras were on our bill but management fixed the issue so all good, highly recommend. More

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Bistro Guillaume - Sydney
Bistro Guillaume - Sydney
(428)
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French | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Classy venue for a business lunch. Food was excellent and the wine advice was superb. Deft, unobtrusive service by the wait staff. More

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Steersons Steakhouse
Steersons Steakhouse
(46)
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Steakhouse | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Enjoyable place with delicious food and friendly atmosphere More

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Yebisu Bar & Grill
Yebisu Bar & Grill
(4)
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Japanese | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Good vibes and amazing good, they serve big variety of items sushi sashimi yakitori etc. We especially love their new item shabu shabu hotpot. We ordered seafood which is so tasty, when we finish the seafood, EXTRA order a ramen in the broth base, superb excellent. They provide a plenty of sake choices , love them so much. More

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Spice Temple Sydney
Spice Temple Sydney
(464)
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Chinese (Sichuan) | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Fabulous restaurant that never fails to impress with a menu that is distinctive, delicious and consistently surprising. More

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Central Quarter - Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park
Central Quarter - Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park
(4)
$$$$
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Nice cosy Resteraunt. My husband who is very fussy about his steak loved it. The Salmon was great. As it was my birthday, I asked for a champagne cocktail and the drink waiter made one of the best I’ve ever had. The waiter was amazing and no request was too difficult. I was blown away when the waiter came out with a chocolate cake with happy birthday written on it and a candle. It was the most delicious cake. Would definitely go there again. A truely amazing Resteraunt and a great place to have a quiet birthday / special dinner More

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Postales Spanish Restaurant
Postales Spanish Restaurant
(7)
$$$$
Spanish | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great food and ambiance. Even though there was new staff on the night and it showed, they tried hard and still made it a pleasurable night. More

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Bacco Osteria
Bacco Osteria
(182)
$$$$
Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Fabulous food and incredible service. We will be back More

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Botanic Gardens Restaurant - Sydney
Botanic Gardens Restaurant - Sydney
(75)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Gardens were just beautiful, the food was good and wine selection adequate More

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Sailmaker at Hyatt Regency Sydney
Sailmaker at Hyatt Regency Sydney
(23)
$$$$
Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

If you are a seafood person I recommended!! It doesn’t worth your money but other line foods didn't have much choice. Stuff so nice such a good memory. More

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Fratelli Fresh Bridge Street
Fratelli Fresh Bridge Street
(140)
$$$$
Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Food is consistently good, wine was good value for the price point we selected. Table was in a nice position (we had booked in advance) - a convenient city dinner spot More

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Esquire Drink and Dine
Esquire Drink and Dine
(6)
$$$$
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Had an early 5.30pm booking after attending Saturday Night Fever:) From the moment we walked we were made very welcome by all staff & more so by our American waiter Patrick who was simply the best in looking after us & fully explaining each course as it arrived. The whole ambience of the restaurant & bar was lovely. We had the Chefs Tasting for two which was a whopping seven courses & dessert plus salad & mash - each dish was well presented & very tasty. Also finished off with two glasses of Giant Steps Pinot Noir thanks to Mr Sommelier Fabio then Espresso Martinis -WOW! Thank You again for a great experience - we will be back More

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Feast - Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
Feast - Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
(242)
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Seafood | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The food is always delicious although some of the prawns had been frozen and were quite soggy. There is always a great choice of food and also delicious sweets. More

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Caminetto Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Caminetto Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
(24)
$$$$
Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Busy place with good seating outdoors and the food is good. The staff are a bit stretched but we had a lovely dinner on a warm evening sitting outdoors. More

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Duck & Rice
Duck & Rice
(1)
$$$$
Asian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great People, amazing fitout and in tune staff Dont like having to write a mimium length review. No time for silly things lik that More

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Reign at the QVB
Reign at the QVB
(1)
$$$$
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Sydney’s new premium Champagne Parlour & Bar has arrived at the iconic Queen Victoria Building. Reign serves up over 150 Champagnes and sparkling wines alongside an array of seasonally-driven share-plates. From lunch to late night dining and weekend brunch, Reign is the ultimate destination for queens and kings to play.More

El Camino Cantina The Rocks
El Camino Cantina The Rocks
(121)
$$$$
Tex-Mex | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Fabulous lively restaurant with very friendly staff. They had a problem with our open table booking, as they never received it, but found us a table anyway. More

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Fratelli Fresh Darling Harbour
Fratelli Fresh Darling Harbour
(1)
$$$$
Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Fratelli Fresh Darling Harbour is a vibrant Italian food and dining emporium with high-quality, affordable, family-friendly menus, innovative bar offerings and hands-on gastronomic experiences that perfectly encompassing the tagline ‘Fratelli Fresh, A Place For Everyone’. Casual counter seating is available around a rotisserie, pizza kitchen, fresh pasta station, house-made dessert and gelato counter, and several bars, all showcasing premium produce. The breakfast, lunch and dinner menu showcases heroing partners, including Vannella Cheese, Salumi Australia, Sonoma Bakery, Mecca Coffee, as well as Italian hero brands, Baci chocolate and Campari, and iconic American craft beer pioneer, Goose Island Beers.More

Babylon Rooftop and Garden Bar
Babylon Rooftop and Garden Bar
(1)
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Middle Eastern | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Amazing food and service. Can’t wait to come back again and again. More

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Cortile - InterContinental Sydney
Cortile - InterContinental Sydney
(3)
$$$$
Afternoon Tea | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Lovely experience however could have been 2hrs as opposed to 1.5. More

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Bar Patron by Rockpool
Bar Patron by Rockpool
(5)
$$$$
Mexican | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great location on Circular Quay. Book a spot at the bar counter with the Harbour Bridge view. More

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Fratelli Fresh Westfield Sydney
Fratelli Fresh Westfield Sydney
(58)
$$$$
Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

We went to the theatre and needed a restaurant close to our venue. Fratelli Fresh Westfield Sydney was recommended. The food was very good and the service was excellent. We were able to enjoy a lovely meal and still be on time for the show. More

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The Carter Sydney
The Carter Sydney
(42)
$$$$
American | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The Carter is the only club I go to ! Excellent happy hour selection, friendly staff, great atmosphere and the beats are amazing. Great for small to large groups looking to party a night away !! Oh and you HAVE to try the fried chicken and waffles ! More

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The Pavilion at The Domain - Sydney
The Pavilion at The Domain - Sydney
(46)
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Afternoon Tea | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Really enjoyed our Christmas lunch as did everyone else at the table. I have lunched here several times and it is always lovely. Good food and great atmosphere. More

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Abb Air Thai Cuisine 1982
Abb Air Thai Cuisine 1982
(1)
$$$$
Thai | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

ABB AIR offers a thai authentic unique traditional dining experience through an intimate family-friends oriented atmosphere in the heart of Thai Town. The restaurant has 50 seats inside and approximately 20 Seats outside. We offer a wide range of menu, from freshly baked toasted, traditional Thai beverage, homemade dessert and many various main courses.More

Subterranean Bar and Grill
Subterranean Bar and Grill
(3)
$$$$
European | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Went twice during a recent business trip to Sydney - both time the food was great and the service excelent. Friendly staff. More

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JB's Bar and Grill - Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
JB's Bar and Grill - Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

After a day of exploring our great city or endless business meetings JB's is the perfect place to catch up with good friends, family or colleagues. Be tempted with one of a decadent cocktails or a beer or wine from our extensive local and international collection. Either will go down well with our tasty Bar Bites or our unique Stone Grill Dining Menu. JB's is open daily from 11.00am and is a great place to meet, relax and watch the world go by.More

The Bavarian World Square
The Bavarian World Square
(3)
$$$$
German | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The staff looks like not aware that we made a reservation through open table. As no table has been prepare when we arrive More

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Ohbar Thai Cuisine 1982
Ohbar Thai Cuisine 1982
(22)
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Thai | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Good Food Good Service Efficient and helpful staff More

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Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse
Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse
(13)
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Steakhouse | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Family gathering. Everyone were so impressed with everything. We are still talking about it. More

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Grain - Four Seasons Sydney
Grain - Four Seasons Sydney
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Sydney spirits and cocktail bar Grain is all about the fine craft of drinking.

It’s a celebration of the passions, people and products that have come together to create Sydney’s local, in the heart of The Rocks.

With a team of expert bartenders, we love to share our passion for locally brewed and craft beer, Australian and international wine, a discerning variety of whisky, creative cocktails, and some of the best bar food in Sydney.More

The Bavarian Beerhaus York Street
The Bavarian Beerhaus York Street
(136)
$$$$
German | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Good food, nice ambience and of course great drinks. More

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Bar Cupola
Bar Cupola
(3)
$$$$
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great food but service a bit too slow during busy lunch hour. More

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Burrow Bar
Burrow Bar
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

A hidden basement in the heart of Sydney, escape the bustle and unlock nostalgic sensations. We aim to tantalise and remind you of simpler times. Whether you prefer a cocktail, craft beers, boutique spirits, or a glass of wine... every visit is a different experience. Strap yourself in. We're going on an adventure. The Burrow Team are as passionate about what they do as they are happy to do it. Burrow Bar was not born overnight, but represents the exhaustive efforts of 3 close friends driven to provide the best bar experience they could. Pop down and you might catch any of the lovely smiley faces of Bryce, Chau, Alan, Nakul or Michelle.More

Croft Restaurant
Croft Restaurant
(1)
$$$$
Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Croft Restaurant, located on Level One of Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, offers modern farm to table options showcasing locally sourced produce. It boasts plenty of natural light with its floor to ceiling windows, is spacious, modern and inviting. The restaurant is perfect for all occasions, whether it be a breakfast meeting or to linger over dinner with colleagues. More

The Dining Room at the Law Society
The Dining Room at the Law Society
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Located on Level 2 of the Law Society Building, the Law Society Dining Room is a restaurant open to all solicitors and general public. The perfect place for lunch, the restaurant offers great value, efficient service and a stylish ambience. The contemporary modern Australia menu changes seasonally with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce. We are fully licensed with excellent wine available by the glass.More

Kitchens on Kent
Kitchens on Kent
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International | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Kitchens on Kent; a multi-station dining venue where tradition meets innovation.More

Kitchen by Mike
Kitchen by Mike
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Kitchen by Mike is acclaimed chef Mike McEnearney’s canteen-style eatery, serving simple, nourishing dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Famed for his knowledge and respect for ingredients, Kitchen by Mike is a delicious insight into the heart and soul of everything Mike represents. The menu changes daily depending on best-at-market, delivering both intensity of flavour and nutrition. Evenings see the canteen transform into a more refined experience with the same generous, warm approach.More

117 Dining - InterContinental Sydney
117 Dining - InterContinental Sydney
(4)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The restaurant is impossible to find without assistance, as it can only be reached by walking through another restaurant. The host had no record of our OpenTable reservation but still seated us promptly. Curiously, despite lamentations that our surprise presence created an oversold situation, more than one table remained empty for the duration of our stay. Once seated, service was adequate but less attentive than expected given the price range. We would've purchased at least two more glasses of wine had they noticed our empty glasses earlier. The food was eclectic and artistic and satisfying. A pleasant evening, nonetheless. More

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Bennelong Restaurant
Bennelong Restaurant
(552)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

It was a lovely day out, lovely food, attention to detail, the service was all fantastic and thoroughly enjoyed by us. Our waitress - Ashlyn was very professional in her service, very friendly and courteous. We wish her well for the rest of her stay in Australia. I advised the restaurant that a member of my party was celebrating a special birthday and we were given a table with a lovely view and a cupcake as a birthday cake complete with a candle. And all very discretely done too - beautiful! More

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GPO Cheese & Wine Room
GPO Cheese & Wine Room
(2)
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European | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

A definite must . Staff couldn’t do enough to make out night great More

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Door Knock
Door Knock
(34)
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Gastro Pub | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

A great little bar, tucked away beneath the streets of Sydney. Well worth a visit! More

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Bella Brutta Pizza
Bella Brutta Pizza
(156)
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Pizza Bar | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Amazing food, wine and service. Every time I’m here I’m so impressed. One of the best casual dining places in Sydney :) More

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Momofuku Seiōbo - The Star
Momofuku Seiōbo - The Star
(517)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Had a free night in Sydney and took the opportunity to try out Momofuku. Had recently dined at Momofuku Ko so was interested to see how they compared. First impressions. The restaurant is in a casino, but fortunately you can’t really tell - it’s near a quiet back entrance and doesn’t feel like you’re on a gaming floor. Better ambience than the restaurants at the casino in Melbourne, which I actively avoid. The room is slightly unusual and long - a small dining bar at the front, then tables and then the counter surrounding the kitchen. The counter is the place to be. Reggae music and slightly brighter than I was expecting - it feels fun, as opposed to Ko which is enjoyable but has a more serious feel. Ko does feel like more of an occasion. Staff welcoming and professional. The chefs do the thing from Ko where they show you the star dish of the evening beforehand - in this case a live marron (langoustine) enjoying the last moments of life... Good wine list, not as encyclopaedic as Ko but then I wouldn’t expect it to be. They have the same ethereal Zalto wine glasses as Ko, beautiful. On to the food. Things began with what for me was the only miss of the night, a mortar and pestle arrangement with plaintains and other items that you grind up yourself, along with a savoury soup to sip separately. Interesting but not really to my taste. After that a succession of dishes, 12 in all including a couple of off-menu extras. A range of flavours and textures I hadn’t had before reflecting the chef’s Caribbean theme. All were very good to excellent (on a tough grading scale), with highlights including the pork slice (off menu), the sweet potato dumpling and the polenta/ocre with caviar. Would recommend to those willing to try new things. Ko is less challenging but also less interesting. More

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Continental Deli Newtown
Continental Deli Newtown
(269)
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European | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

The staffs were friendly. Great food and drinks. We had a great time celebrating my partner’s birthday More

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Restaurant Hubert
Restaurant Hubert
(275)
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French | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Great food and service as always! More

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Alberto's Lounge
Alberto's Lounge
(36)
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Italian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Highly recommend Alberto's Lounge! Great vibe and intimate with delicious pastas and a wide range of wines to choose from. More

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Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney
Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney
(679)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

except for the crab pasta which was a bit too salty , the rest of the dishes were very delicious. More

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Cafe Sydney
Cafe Sydney
(1921)
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Seafood | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Everything about the place was excellent. The waiter asked as part of opening conversation what were we celebrating. We said our friend's birthday. As dessert was served so was a candle and Happy birthday written in chocolate sauce on his plate. It made his day. I am sure all his friends now know about Cafe Sydney. It was a beautiful touch. More

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Bodega 1904
Bodega 1904
(187)
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Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

amazing food (especially the brussel sprouts!) and extremely attentive staff. great value for money and a lovely atmosphere. More

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China Lane
China Lane
(309)
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Asian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Loved China Lane, food was amazing, staff were super helpful and the location is lovely. More

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