Restaurants

Top Choice French in City Centre & Haymarket

Restaurant Hubert

The memorable descent into the sexy old-time ambience plunges you straight from suity Sydney to some 1930s cocktail movie. Delicious French fare comes in old-fashioned portions – think terrine, black pudding or duck…
Top Choice Chinese in City Centre & Haymarket

Mr Wong

Classy but comfortable in an attractive, low-lit space on a CBD laneway, this has exposed-brick colonial warehouse chic and a huge team of staff and hanging ducks in the open kitchen. Lunchtime dim sum offerings bri…
Top Choice Cafe in City Centre & Haymarket

Pablo & Rusty's

Busy and loud, with close-packed tables, this excellent cafe is high-energy. The inviting wood-and-brick decor and seriously good coffee (several single-origins available daily) is complemented by a range of appeali…
Top Choice French in City Centre & Haymarket

Tetsuya’s

Concealed in a villa behind a historic cottage amid the high-rises, this extraordinary restaurant is for those seeking a culinary journey rather than a simple stuffed belly. Settle in for 10-plus courses of French- …
Top Choice Japanese in City Centre & Haymarket

Azuma

Tucked away upstairs in Chifley Plaza, this is one of Sydney's finest Japanese restaurants. Sushi and sashimi are of stellar quality and too pretty to eat – almost. Other options include sukiyaki and hot-pot DIY dis…
Top Choice Steak in City Centre & Haymarket

Rockpool Bar & Grill

You'll feel like a 1930s Manhattan stockbroker when you dine at this sleek operation in the fabulous art-deco City Mutual Building. The bar is famous for its dry-aged, full-blood Wagyu burger (make sure you order a …
Top Choice Ramen in City Centre & Haymarket

Gumshara

Prepare to queue for some of Sydney's best broth at this cordial ramen house in a popular Chinatown budget-price food court. They boil down over 100kg of pork bones for a week to make the gloriously thick and sticky…
Chinese in City Centre & Haymarket

Golden Century

The fish tank at this frenetic Cantonese place, a Chinatown classic, forms a window-wall to the street, filled with fish, crabs, lobsters and abalone. Splash out on the whole lobster cooked in ginger and shallots or…
Cafe in City Centre & Haymarket

Grounds of the City

Peddling everything from takeaway snacks and scientifically roasted coffee to fuller meals and cocktails in a striking curiosity-shop interior, this scion of its Alexandria parent represents a significant hipster co…
Steak in City Centre & Haymarket

Prime

This impressive carnivores' paradise in the depths of the GPO building was doing top-quality steaks way before the current craze put a Wagyu in every burger. The meat is seriously impressive and you'll have a hard t…