Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Paddington & Centennial Park

Saint Peter

Fish has sometimes been left behind in the race for nose-to-tailery, pulled meat and burgerization of any land-based beast. It reclaims its deserved preeminence here, with an inspiring, innovative changing menu. Age…
Top Choice Seafood in Newtown & the Inner West

Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay

The best restaurant in Glebe, and one of the best seafood restaurants in Sydney. Offerings range from oysters so fresh you’d think you shucked them yourself, to a snapper pie that’ll go straight to the top of your f…
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…
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…
Seafood in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Mohr Fish

Hans Mohr started this fishy takeaway and diner decades ago, plating up fancy fish and chips with Euro stylings. The interior is more East End London eel-and-mash shop than hip Sydney, but the food is brilliant. The…
Seafood in Northern Beaches

Limáni

With its peaceful outlook over the Narrabeen lagoon, upstairs Limáni (there's a lift) is especially lovely at sunset. It's a cheerful, likeable place specialising in quality seafood with a distinct Mediterranean acc…
Seafood in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Bondi's Best

In an appealing block of cafes close to the beach action but more peaceful, this little square place has more kitchen than customer space, but it's worth finding a spot for all-day fish 'n' chips as well as more ela…
Seafood in Sydney Harbourside

Doyles on the Beach

There may well be better places for seafood, but few can compete with Doyles’ location or its history – this restaurant first opened in 1885. Catching the harbour ferry to Watsons Bay for a fishy lunch is a quintess…
Seafood in Sydney Harbourside

Regatta

With a luminous, romantic location on a pier jutting out into Rose Bay, Regatta offers relaxed but quality service and well-presented contemporary seafood cooking. The fish dishes are reliably delicious and good win…
Seafood in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Fish Shop

Decked out in bright Hamptons style, this brings a coastal breeze to Challis Ave with casual but high-quality fish dishes served all day, and some nice wines to accompany them. It's also great for a quick snack – so…