Where Chefs Eat in Sydney

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Restaurants:Restaurant Hubert, Bennelong Restaurant, LP's Quality Meats
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Modern Australian, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Sydney CBD, Chippendale

Restaurant Hubert

$$$$·French·
Sydney CBD
548 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
“Descending the wood-panelled staircase into this cavern of a restaurant, you feel as if you are going back in time to 1920s Paris. It is huge, grand and unapologetically old-schooRead more
98% recommended
Best Ambience in Sydney / New South Wales
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Bennelong Restaurant

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
556 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
“It's one of the world's most iconic buildings, and now it boasts one of the best restaurants in the country.” – Karl Firla
92% recommended
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LP's Quality Meats

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chippendale
294 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings
  • Neighbourhood Gem
“Luke's fine-dining training shines through in the incredible technique he uses to make fun, tasty, and approachable food. It's much, much more than just meat.” – Mitch Orr
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Sydney / New South Wales
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Quay

$$$$·Modern Australian·
The Rocks
271 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
“Quay is a must-visit when coming to Australia. Peter Gilmore's focus on the growers and farmers of this country are inspiring and that shows through the entire restaurant. His lovRead more
87% recommended
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Spice Temple Sydney

$$$$·Chinese (Sichuan)·
Sydney CBD
470 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
“Spice Temple for the authenticity of flavors and the variety of Chinese cuisines offered.” – Peter Gilmore
89% recommended
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Momofuku Seiōbo - The Star

$$$$·Caribbean·
Sydney CBD
676 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
“The most unique, tasty and fun food in the city. Amazing service, baller wines.” – Mitch Orr
89% recommended
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The Unicorn Hotel

$$$$·Bistro·
Paddington
48 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
  • Group Bookings
Recommended by Chef Tomi Bjorck from Blanca
98% recommended
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Firedoor

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Surry Hills
269 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
Recommended by Chef Ross Lusted from The Bridge Room
84% recommended
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Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
697 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Romance
“Living in London, I would happily fly halfway around the world for a David Blackmore wagyu at Rockpool Bar and Grill. I've only ever had the best service, the best food and a veryRead more
100% recommended
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