Destinations Eat Your Way Through Sydney with This Quick Guide to The City’s Delicious Offerings

Eat Your Way Through Sydney with This Quick Guide to The City’s Delicious Offerings

From upscale fine dining establishments to insightful masterclasses, delicious experiences await in Sydney.


By Bayar Jain Published on Jul 25, 2023, 12:30 PM

Eat Your Way Through Sydney with This Quick Guide to The City’s Delicious Offerings

From upscale fine dining establishments and markets celebrating local produce to insightful masterclasses, delicious experiences await in Sydney.

Sydney boasts of being one of the world’s most multicultural destinations, with more than a third of its residents born overseas. It comes as no surprise, then, that the city is a gourmand’s delight.

Gastronomic Adventures in Sydney

Sydney’s Coffee Culture

Lillipad Cafe in Glebe
Staff serving lunch to patrons at the Lillipad Cafe in Glebe. (Photo Courtesy: Destination NSW)

On landing in Sydney, immerse yourself in the city’s coffee culture. The rooftop cafe at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Circular Quay serves brews with harbour views; Artificer Coffee in Surry Hills focusses solely on its caffeine creations; and Paramount Coffee Project not only rotates its beans every six weeks, but also offers free tasting sessions.

Luxe Dining Affairs

For a luxurious meal, head to Quay, a hatted restaurant located at The Rocks. The nature-inspired modern Australian menu here is an interplay of textures and colour. Bentley Restaurant + Bar offers chef Brent Savage’s innovative European food menu paired with boutique international wines. SSavour classic French flavours at Restaurant Hubert, or gorge on an 11-course degustation menu that changes every 10 weeks, at NEL.

Culinary Experiences

 Sydney Fish Market
The Sydney Fish Market offers tours and cooking classes for visitors. (Photo Courtesy: Destination NSW)

In Newtown, a neighbourhood southwest of Sydney CBD, join a guided Newtown Chewtown foodie safari with Local Sauce Tours to get a taste of Egyptian, Indian, Turkish, Thai, and Australian flavours.

Book a brewery tour at the Basement Brewhouse, before hopping over to Chippendale for a dinner at Ester, that celebrates locally sourced ingredients with flair. Make time for Dave’s Brewery Tours where experts bring you closer to the best local craft beers around the city.

For some behind the scenes adventures, head to Sydney Fish Market; get a lesson in the art of fish butchery from hatted chef Josh Niland at his new Fish Butchery Waterloo outlet; or learn how to make traditional Italian delicacies at Pasta Emilia in Surry Hills.

Getting to Sydney

Singapore Airlines
Fine-dining on board Singapore Airlines, 30,000 feet in the air.(Photo Courtesy: Singapore Airlines)

Singapore Airlines, renowned for its luxurious and world class inflight experience, is the apt choice to fly to Sydney. It has outstanding dining options made better with the highest quality of ingredients and an enviable selection of wines and champagnes. Book The Cook, a pre-order meal service, offers premium passengers a wide selection of dining options, including creations inspired by the Singapore Airlines International Culinary Panel. Moreover, the airline’s signature Singapore Sling and other cocktail creations are a must-try for passengers on board.

Related: 5 Reasons Why We Love Sydney For Family Holidays

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Bayar Jain

Bayar Jain

Senior Content Manager

Equipped with a degree in Sociology (Honours) from the University of Delhi and a postgraduate diploma in English Journalism and Mass Communication from Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai, Bayar enjoys sharing stories of people, places, and different cultures. When not typing her travel tales, you can catch the hobbyist photographer capturing ..Read More

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