Best Modern Australian Restaurants in Sydney / New South Wales

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The Grounds of the City
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD
Glass Brasserie - Hilton Sydney
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD
Spanish | Sydney CBD
Employees Only
Contemporary American | Sydney CBD
Continental Deli CBD
Continental | Sydney CBD
China Lane
Asian | Sydney CBD
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Employees OnlyEmployees Only
34 reviews
Contemporary American | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

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Outstanding customer service, amazing food & Cocktails. Would definitely return to Employees Only. More

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Mjølner SydneyMjølner Sydney
1225 reviews
Modern Australian | Redfern, Sydney / New South Wales

I always love coming here. Thank you so much for the birthday present. It truly made my 30th amazing! I love how you can dress up or down at its not awkward at all. The atmosphere just works! I always recommend my work affiliates and social friends to visit. Thank you so much again Mjolner Sydney xx More

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Dead RingerDead Ringer
264 reviews
Modern Australian | Surry Hills, Sydney / New South Wales

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I love Meat Free Mondays. Being Coeliac and vegetarian, it's a delight to have a gorgeous, gourmet meal in a lovely setting. More

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The Squire’s LandingThe Squire’s Landing
251 reviews
Modern Australian | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

What a fabulous venue - and I had guests from the US who were blown away with the view. The food and service was fabuous. More

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176 reviews
Spanish | Surry Hills, Sydney / New South Wales

We had a group of 6 and really enjoyed the evening. The service was very good and the food and wine was lovely. The only thing was that it was noisy and we had to talk louder to hear each other which would have made it even noisier. More

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Brown Sugar1. Brown Sugar
137 reviews
Mediterranean | Bondi Beach, Sydney / New South Wales

Consistently great yummy food. Our waiter was fabulous and very helpful. I go back time and time again and aiways fabulous. Local fav!!! More

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Eau De Vie Sydney2. Eau De Vie Sydney
44 reviews
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Darlinghurst, Sydney / New South Wales

To drink cocktails at Eau de Vie is like being at a theatrical performance. The waiters greet you with enthusiasm and explain the menu of around 90 drinks. Depending on what you order, may may experience shownanship at your table. More

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Sake Restaurant & Bar - The Rocks3. Sake Restaurant & Bar - The Rocks
577 reviews
Japanese | The Rocks, Sydney / New South Wales

Amazing food but unfortunately once we got given the food we were left and forgotten about . Had to ask for the drink menu several times. Could upsell a lot more in that way More

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Zushi - Surry Hills4. Zushi - Surry Hills
38 reviews
Japanese | Surry Hills, Sydney / New South Wales

It is our go to, such a great local gem!! More

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Sugarcane Coogee5. Sugarcane Coogee
380 reviews
Asian | Coogee, Sydney / New South Wales

Amazing food and great value. Highly recommend the ‘trust me’ menu. Every dish was delicious! More

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Alchemy Polish Cafe RestaurantAlchemy Polish Cafe Restaurant
Polish | Surry Hills, Sydney / New South Wales

Alchemy is a cosy, elegant, yet unpretentious place known for its choice of delicate and light meals from the traditional Polish cuisine.

Restaurant is famous for its freshly-made traditional Polish dumplings (pierogi), goose, duck, polish borsch (barszcz czerwony) stuffed meat. Fresh flowers,
tables covered by embroidered tablecloths, soft light and unobtrusive smooth jazz music create a very special atmosphere.

After the sunset, soothing candle lights and romantic chandelier lights deepen the inimitable atmosphere of this place. Alchemy is more than a restaurant.
It is an invitation to meet Polish cuisine-fine, intelligent, drawing on tradition, and at the same time served in contemporary setting.

Alchemy may be called an embassy of Polish cuisine and Polish soul.More

Forty LicksForty Licks
Vietnamese | Sydney CBD, Sydney / New South Wales

Contemporary Vietnamese bar and restaurant. Justin North of Concept Hospitality, restaurateur Tony Mowad and the Forty Licks team have created a menu showcasing traditional Vietnamese dishes rich in flavour and textures, and adding a modern flair of French cooking techniques. The menu is designed to be shared with dishes including Canh chua hải sản (hot and sour seafood soup, ocean jacket cheeks, scallop and king prawn, tomato and tamarind dumplings) and Xúc xích Lào xôi chiên (Lao spicy pork sausage, 40’s fermented chilli and fried sticky rice). Award winning Sydney-based bartender, Kurtis Bosley has created an eclectic cocktail list that play on the Forty Licks’ theme, and Vietnamese ingredients such as Sesamum made up of Bacardi Carta Blanca, pandan syrup, lime and cucumber. The wine list features a collection of some of Australia’s best biodynamic wines along with international favourites.More

Saté HausSaté Haus
Indonesian | Surry Hills, Sydney / New South Wales

Best Chicken Satay in Sydney

Our Satay Chicken Skewers are absolutely mouth-watering you'll keep wanting to come back for more.

At Saté Haus, we serve up delicious, fresh, Indonesian Saté (Satay) skewers with house made ingredients. Saté Haus Satay Skewers stand out from the rest. We start with locally sourced chicken which is flavoured with traditional marinades, grilled to perfection and complemented by fresh sides such as Indonesian Pickled Vegetables (Acar), fried shallots, and our to die for Satay Sauce.

While Satay Skewers is our Hero dish, we have a variety of other appetising dishes including our spicy Pork Saté, Satay Fries, Vegetarian Gado Gado salad and a line up of top selling beers found in South East Asia which includes Tiger, Asahi, Heineken, Corona, Prost and our hero Beer Bintang.

Come with friends, family, or after work drinks and see what the fuss is all about.More

Terminus HotelTerminus Hotel
Modern Australian | Pyrmont, Sydney / New South Wales

‘The pub that Sydney forgot’ Terminus Pyrmont is reborn after 30-year hiatus. Shrouded in mystery after it called ‘last drinks’ three decades ago, the iconic vine covered façade of the Terminus Pyrmont finally lifts to reveal a stylish alfresco courtyard, cocktail lounge and terrace, a boutique hotel and traditional public bar, launching in March 2018. More

The Old City by The Bearded BakersThe Old City by The Bearded Bakers
Palestinian | North Strathfield, Sydney / New South Wales

The old city of Jerusalem will be transported to the streets of Sydney. And the duty of recreating the magic of one of the most indescribably fascinating places in the world lies in the very responsible hands of Sydney’s The Bearded Bakers.

Drawing on their own cultural heritage, a passion for inimitable hospitality and an illustrious reputation for transforming the Australian culinary landscape, The Bearded Bakers have partnered with OpenTable to create an exclusive dining experience.

For one night only, guests will have intimate access to an evening of “food theatre” - the signature style of The Bearded Bakers and iconic to their most popular project “Knafeh” - set against the backdrop of an interactive souk and open air communal table.

Designed to captivate diners and lead them to the old streets of Jerusalem, the event is also a celebration of The Bearded Bakers’ five year anniversary, and a fitting way to kick off Knafeh’s upcoming plans for an International tour.More