Food and Wine

Dine at one of Sydney’s top-rated restaurants - best to book your table in advance. Sample Australian wines at delightful bars. Enjoy lunch in a pub beside Sydney Harbour. Picnic in the Royal Botanic Garden, next to the Sydney Opera House, or on the beach at Bondi or Manly.

Visit one of the NSW wine regions; sample wines at the cellar door and eat locally grown fresh produce. Enjoy top restaurants in winegrowing areas such as the Hunter Valley, Orange, Mudgee and the Southern Highlands. You’ll also find award-winning restaurants on the South Coast, Central Coast and North Coast.

Efendy, Balmain
Anason, Barangaroo

Delicious food and wine in Sydney

Talented chefs, superb fresh produce, and cultural and culinary influences from across the world, have established Sydney as a top food destination.

The city offers many eating options, from casual and affordable cafés and pubs, to award-winning restaurants on Sydney Harbour. Seafood is caught daily in the clean waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Skilled winemakers produce a wide variety of award-winning wines. You’ll discover quality restaurants in the vineyards serving fresh local produce matched with local wines.

The beautiful countryside and waterways of NSW complement the dining experience, whether you are in Sydney or exploring one of the food and wine trails in regional NSW. You can buy fresh local produce from farmers markets and farm gates, and even pick your own fruit.

With a temperate climate and lots of sunshine, eating outdoors is popular year round. There are many cafés and restaurants in Sydney with outside dining, pubs with enticing courtyards, and rooftop bars with harbour and city skyline views.

Some of the best “eat streets” are to be found in Sydney’s vibrant inner city neighbourhoods, such as Potts Point, Chippendale, Surry Hills and Newtown, where there are numerous exciting cafés and restaurants offering creative menus.

There’s a thriving small bar scene in the city, and breweries, large and small, attract beer lovers in Sydney and country NSW as well as along the coast north and south of the city.

Gourmet Dining, Sydney

Gourmet Dining

Reserve a table at one of Sydney's top­ranked restaurants and enjoy exquisite flavours inspired by the city's cultural diversity. In regional NSW you'll find top restaurants, incredible settings and fantastic local flavours. And all within a few hours' drive from Sydney.

Eau de Vie, Darlinghurst

Cafes and Bars

You’ll find Sydney’s cafes and small bars a great place to relax and mingle. Savour delicious food and taste Australian wines around Sydney Harbour and by beautiful beaches. You’ll discover numerous sophisticated cafes throughout the city and neighbouring suburbs.
Eveleigh Farmers markets at Carriageworks, Sydney

Fresh Produce

Visit Sydney's neighbourhood farmers markets and enjoy fresh produce and stalls selling cooked food. Or follow a designated food and wine trail on Sydney's fringes, in the Southern Highlands, on the south and north coasts and in country NSW.