The Best Restaurants around the Sydney Opera House

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The best chefs. The most iconic Australian views in Sydney. Wine and dine your way at the best restaurants around the Sydney Opera House, and get a taste of Australia's best culinary delights; choose from German, Seafood, Asian with a modern twist, amongst many others, as well as the uniquely Modern Australian cuisine.

Restaurants:Portside at Sydney Opera House, Sydney Cove Oyster Bar - Circular Quay, Bar Patron by Rockpool
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Australian, Seafood, Mexican
Neighborhoods:Sydney CBD

Portside at Sydney Opera House

$$$$·Australian·
Sydney CBD
617 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
Great dinner catch up with friends and to see the QM2 ocean liner in port. Servings were just the perfect size, food quality and presentation very good, and staff were really excelRead more
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Sydney Cove Oyster Bar - Circular Quay

$$$$·Seafood·
Sydney CBD
978 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Balmain bug was sensational. The little potato scallops that came with the meal so scoop up the sauce were outstanding... I joked with the waiter asking for a special service of tRead more
95% recommended
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Bar Patron by Rockpool

$$$$·Mexican·
Sydney CBD
12 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Gluten Free Options
Great food, super yummy drinks, very attentive service! Tucked a little bit off the Quay path, but once you get up there, the views are great!
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The Meat & Wine Co. - Circular Quay

$$$$·Steak·
Sydney CBD
5 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Great having a room for a group of 10-14! It was a nice surprise & good for a work Christmas gathering. I would recommend especially during these challenging covid times?
100% recommended

Hurricane's Grill - Circular Quay

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Sydney CBD
291 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Food and ambience were great. Would recommend to go there at night for a better view outside, was a bit dull during the day.
88% recommended
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Mode Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Australian·
Sydney CBD
128 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Great place to dine with family. We had a great time last weekend. Thank you.
88% recommended
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Appetito

$$$$·Italian·
The Rocks
130 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasions
Dined with friends on a Saturday night, the food was very good and came out quickly. You are able to split the bill which was helpful, however make sure you have your totals figureRead more
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The Squire’s Landing Restaurant - Sydney

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
715 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Group Bookings
  • Waterfront
I hosted my birthday dinner at The Squire’s Landing restaurant last week. I had 10 guests, and every single person at my party was very impressed with how special our dinner was - Read more
88% recommended
Scenic View in Sydney / New South Wales
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Graze MCA

$$$$·Modern Australian·
The Rocks
8 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Waterfront
Great service, generous portions and great views of the harbour
86% recommended
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Munich Brauhaus The Rocks

$$$$·German·
The Rocks
265 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
The venue was busy and I doubt they had enough staff to cater. It took a while to get any table service. But finally when we did the drinks came short. There was a delay in gettingRead more
87% recommended
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Bennelong Restaurant

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
556 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful venue for a special occasion dinner. My fine dining experiences in the past have been different than the experience I had at Bennelong. That doesn’t mean that the restaurRead more
92% recommended
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Quay

$$$$·Modern Australian·
The Rocks
271 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
Everything was flawless!!!
87% recommended
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6 HEAD

$$$$·Steak·
The Rocks
10 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals
  • Cosy
Good steaks, great service, and an excellent view.
100% recommended