Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

LuMi

This wharf spot sits right alongside the bobbing boats, though views aren't quite knock-me-down. Hidden just steps from the Star, it offers casual competence and strikingly innovative Italian-Japanese fusion cuisine…
Top Choice Japanese in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Sokyo

Bringing an injection of Toyko glam to the edge of the casino complex, Sokyo serves well-crafted sushi and sashimi, delicate tempura, tasty robata grills and sophisticated mains. It also dishes up Sydney's best Japa…
Seafood in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Cirrus

The curved glass windows of this excellent new Barangaroo seafood restaurant offer a water view more ambient than spectacular, but the tinny (simple fishing boat) suspended from the ceiling hints at another focus. S…
Modern Australian in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Momofuku Seiōbo

The first restaurant outside the US opened by New York's gastronomic darling David Chang, Momofuku Seiōbo is a key foodie favourite. Bringing together the techniques, concepts and ideas of Japanese kaiseki (multi-co…
Seafood in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Flying Fish

On a lovely Pyrmont wharf, this is everything a seafood restaurant should be, with crisp white tablecloths, gleaming glasses and water views. Romance and city lights work their magic here, aided by excellent food an…
Modern Australian in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Bea

Looking like a double-decker salad burger with its concentric rings and verdant planter boxes, Barangaroo House is a striking addition to Sydney's waterfront. Halfway up, this upbeat bistro offers super outdoor seat…
Malaysian in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Malaya

There's something really life-affirming about quality Malaysian cooking, and what you get here is certainly that. Dishes bursting with flavour and spice make it a very authentic experience, while fabulous views over…
Sweets in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Zumbo

The man who introduced Sydney to the macaron keeps indulging his Willy Wonka fantasies in this open shop in the Star complex, where baked treats are artfully displayed. The macarons (or zumbarons, as they're known h…
Turkish in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Anason

Outdoor eating is a pleasure of the new Barangaroo strip, and this is one of the best places to do it. Modern takes on generous Turkish flavours are upbeat and delicious, with plenty of breads and dippable dishes al…
Cafe in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Cafe Morso

On pretty Jones Bay Wharf, this makes a fine venue for breakfast or lunch (though it gets busy, so you may want to book). There's a mixture of Channel 7 workers and yacht skippers. Sassy breakfasts – try the bacon g…