Sydney has seen a flurry of new restaurant openings from the CBD to the every growing Barangaroo site, to some fabulous suburban gems; and not to forget one of the hottest tickets in town, the Tramshed which has just opened in Harold Park with an exciting array of vendors; including Butcher and the Farmer, Fish and Co, Flour, Eggs and Water and the legendary Gelato Messina to name just a few.
With the long weekend ahead of us and the last quarter of the year seeing us step up our dining out for work and play, here is our guide to the newest restaurants to add to your dining diary.
Saint Peters – 362 Oxford St, Paddington
Owner and Chef Josh Niland has opened Saint Peters (named after the Patron chef of fishermen) in Paddington with a seafood based menu inspired by years spent working at now closed Fish Face.
Bistro Guillaume – 259 George Street, Sydney
This fabulous bistro will transport you to the streets of Paris, you can either have lunch in the bistro or get take away for the time-pressed office workers who still enjoy a little indulgence.
Zambo – 355 Crown St, Surry Hills
New wave of Italian cooking in Surry Hills serving casual and traditional while pushing the boundaries and serving modern Italian food based on Italian traditions.
Tramshed – 1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge Harold Park
The history, architecture and community of Harold Park has been bought to life with the dynamic food destination The Tramsheds. Vendors include Mama’s Buoi, Moe and Co, Fish and Co, Naked Food, Medical Centre, Belles Hot Chicken, Bodega and a lot more – worth a visit.
OPENINGS AT BARANGAROO
Cirrus Dining – Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrant the restaurateurs behind Bentley Bar and Restaurant, Yellow, Monopole have recently opened Cirrus with a menu focused on sustainable seafood, native Australian ingredients with international flavours.
Zushi – Well known in the streets of Darlinghurst for the authentic Japanese food and vibrant atmosphere are serving a great range of bento boxes for lunch and shared plates for dinner.
Anason – Opened earlier this year serving fuss free shared plates with fresh flavoured Turkish cuisine.
OTHER HOT SPOTS THAT OPENED DURING THE YEAR TO ADD TO YOUR ‘MUST TRY LIST’
Hubert – 15 Bligh Street, Sydney
Time travel back to another time straight from mid century Europe, Hubert’s served roasted meats, sultry music and a feeling of old fashioned dining romance that have Sydney siders queuing and food critics raving.
Mercado – 4 Ash Street, Sydney
Great date night restaurant, sleek, seductive and Spanish style food designed to share.
No. 1 Bent Street – 1 Bent Street, Sydney
Following his huge success and much missed Kitchen by Mike at Rosebery, Mike McEnerneys opened No.1 Bent St in May this year. Serving fish cooked on terracotta tiles in the wood fired oven, chicken cooked in the Rotisserie and is own hand made bread.
Long Chim – 14 Martin Place, Sydney
David Thompson has bought fiery Thai street food to the street of Sydney at Long Chim.