Best Eco-Friendly Restaurants in Australia

Get your green-on in these restaurants going above and beyond to do good for Mother Earth. From using sustainable ingredients to reducing their energy usage, these spots are serving up incredible dishes with an ultra-light carbon footprint. Book today to do your part.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Lake House - Daylesford, love.fish - Barangaroo, Press* Food & Wine
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Modern Australian, Seafood, Grill
Neighborhoods:Daylesford, Barangaroo, Adelaide City Center
Party Size
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Date
Time
7:00 PM

Lake House - Daylesford

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Daylesford
773 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List

At Melbourne’s Lake House, produce grown on its own 38-acre farm is very often hand-picked the morning before it’s served to guests for lunch of dinner. Lamb, rare-breed pork, grass-fed beef, local se...

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love.fish - Barangaroo

$$$$·Seafood·
Barangaroo
1,097 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View

The Love.Fish brand aims to be “the fish bar with a green heart,” serving fresh and sustainable seafood to Sydney diners. The restaurant presents a wide array of locally sourced Australian oysters, ra...

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Press* Food & Wine

$$$$·Grill·
Adelaide City Center
867 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu

At Press* Food & Wine in Adelaide, executive chef Andrew Davies and head chef Joshua Lansley create their elegant, contemporary dishes around the freshest seasonal bounty of South Australia.

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Red Gum BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Australia
1,393 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
  • Child Friendly

Red Gum BBQ is a pioneer of low-and-slow cuisine prepared using quality, sustainable ingredients; all the meat used in classic southern U.S.-inspired barbecue creations is free-range and grass-fed. Th...

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The Grounds of Alexandria Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Alexandria
1,554 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions

The organic garden at the Grounds of Alexandria Café, the source of much of the fresh produce used in the kitchen, is augmented by compost made from kitchen scraps. The restaurant’s green efforts also...

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Brunch in Sydney
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Vue de monde

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Melbourne CBD
1,123 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance

Vue de Monde, an elegant fine-dining restaurant in Melbourne, has fitted its space with recycled furniture and low-emissions fixtures. Acclaimed chef Shannon Bennett has evolved the restaurant’s award...

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Scenic View in Melbourne
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W Brisbane - Three Blue Ducks

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Brisbane CBD
1,076 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies

Three Blue Ducks in Brisbane is committed to ethical and sustainable business practices on all levels, which includes working with trusted local suppliers to source sustainably grown and raised ingred...

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Healthy in Brisbane
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Zinc Port Douglas

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Port Douglas
760 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance

The contemporary Australian cuisine served at Zinc is inspired by the abundance of quality products available in Port Douglas, especially the local reef fish, tropical fruit and tableland-grown vegeta...

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Best Overall in Tropical North Queensland
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Eden's Table - The Westin Brisbane

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Brisbane CBD
60 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals

All the fresh seafood served at Eden’s Table, the signature restaurant of The Westin Brisbane, is sustainable, and the meats and produce are all sourced from local suppliers. Further, the restaurant’s...

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Revel Brewing Co. Bulimba

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Bulimba
81 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Great Beer

In presenting its craft brew and wood-fired pizza offerings, Revel Brewing Co. uses locally sourced ingredients in order to minimize its food footprint and support small, local businesses.

Child Friendly in Brisbane

Cafe Catalina - Gold Coast

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Australia
217 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch

Café Catalina, which serves modern Australian cuisine in a casual setting, uses only environmentally sustainable products. The Gold Coast café turns its coffee grinds into mulch, uses bamboo straws an...

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Cecconi's Flinders Lane

$$$$·Italian·
Melbourne CBD
525 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Cecconi’s, a chic Italian restaurant in Melbourne, works closely with a network of small, independent suppliers to source its highly seasonal, organic produce, meats and fish. It was one of the first ...

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Business Meals in Melbourne
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Higher Ground Melbourne

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Melbourne CBD
767 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

Higher Ground, an all-day café-restaurant hybrid in Melbourne, holds itself to a very high standard in terms of sustainability. The restaurant space includes an aquaponic farm-wall installation that g...

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Most Booked in Melbourne
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