The heart of the CBD in Sydney has some of the world’s best restaurants, offering everything from fine dining with waterfront views of Sydney harbour to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from one of our guides best city restaurants by speciality, location, cuisine, or use the “Quick Search” feature.


Find restaurants by location at Sydney CBD food precinct’s like at The Rocks, Darling Harbour or King Street Wharf. We make it easy to discover the perfect place for your next Saturday night out or group Sunday lunch. .


Find popular city cuisines like Japanese, Seafood, Italian, Spanish, Thai, Greek & Steak, all serving great food & many with a view to match.


Many of the CBD restaurants in Sydney listed also feature private dining rooms ideal to celebrate your next special event, birthday, engagement, cocktail, Christmas or corporate party. It’s that simple!


10 of the Best Restaurants view map

  • Map Booking Images Republic Dining
    Republic Dining

    Located on the corner of Pitt and Bridge Street The Republic Hotel site was first licensed in 1865. Originally a single storey hotel now a classically renovated pub encompassing four distinct levels and styles. Come and escape the worries of the day and watch the city rush by as you relax over ayour favourite drink in The Republic bar found on Street Level. Truly the ideal meeting point Sydneys classic pub culture revisited.

    Sydney, New South Wales
  • Map Booking Images Glass Brasserie
    Glass Brasserie

    glass brasserie is the definitive Sydney dining experience by celebrity restaurateur Luke Mangan with interiors by esteemed New York designer Tony Chi.The 240seat restaurant provides guests and Sydneysiders with an unprecedented dining experience in the heart of the city offering simplicity quality and consistency in all aspects of food wine and service. The restaurant features a 13 metre floor to ceiling glass wall which frames a captivating view of the historic Queen Victoria Building.

    Sydney, New South Wales
  • Map Booking Images O Bar and Dining
    O Bar and Dining

    Perched 47 floors above the city O Bar and Dining offers the urbane vibe of some of the worlds stylish venues with a spectacular view that is unmistakably Sydney.

    Sydney, New South Wales
  • Map Booking Images est. Restaurant
    est. Restaurant

    This exceptional contemporary Australian restaurant has been awarded three hats every year since 2004.est. not only maintained its status in 2011 Head chef Peter Doyle was also recognized with the exclusive SMH Good Food Guide Award for Professional Excellence.Add award winning service by hospitality legend Sam Di Stefano and a wine list personally selected by Paul Beaton and you just know est. is going to be a dining experience not to be missed and long remembered.

    Sydney, New South Wales
  • Map Booking Images Bambini Trust Restaurant
    Bambini Trust Restaurant

    A broodingly dark and handsome set of rooms in the heart of the CBD. This place is superb for a sophisticated city breakfast or just grab a coffee and a roll a working lunch or a leisurely dinner

    Sydney, New South Wales

Restaurant of the Month

Tetsuyas Restaurant
529 KENT STREET, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Welcome to Tetsuya's

Tetsuya’s Restaurant is located at 529 Kent Street, Sydney.

Tetsuya Wakuda refurbished an heritage-listed site, with influences of traditional Japanese-inspired style, to create a serene dining enclave in the city. The restaurant offers three main dining areas overlooking an exquisite Japanese garden, private yet atmospheric rooms for larger groups, and a bar at which guests may enjoy a pre-dinner drink before commencing their meal. Every room also features pieces from Tetsuya's eclectic art and ceramic collection, from delicate Japanese porcelain to bold Australian sculptures.

The cuisine is unique, based on the Japanese philosophy of using natural seasonal flavours, and enhanced by classic French technique.

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