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19° & SUNNY ON MONDAY 23 SEPTEMBER IN SYDNEY
By Shannon Connellan
September 07, 2019
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New Sydney Openings to Put in Your Diary

By Shannon Connellan
September 07, 2019
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  • Food & Drink

    Lower North Shore Institution The Oaks Hotel Is Undergoing an Ambitious Makeover

    It'll launch three new offerings this spring, including a retro sports bar, a Parisian-style patio and a bottle shop with hot roast rolls till 1am.

  • Food & Drink

    A Sprawling Bar, Restaurant and Gin Distillery Called Mullane's Hotel Is Coming to The Hills

    You'll find pasta, Italian coffee, 200 wines and gin distilled on-site when it opens this spring.

  • Food & Drink

    The Cumberland Is the New Speakeasy-Style Bar Opening Behind a Fridge Door in Manly

    The hard-to-find bar will have 250 different whiskies, wheels of baked camembert and melty raclette.

  • Food & Drink

    Coogee Wine Room Is the New Bar Opening Just One Block from the Beach This September

    The new post-beach go-to will boast a 400-strong wine list and appropriately summery snacks.

  • Food & Drink

    Surry Hills' Beloved Dimitri's Is Reopening as a Three-Level Pizza Joint and Bar on Oxford Street

    The location is six times the size and the pizza is the best it has ever been.

  • Food & Drink

    A Ten-Seat Degustation-Only Japanese Restaurant Is Coming to Sydney's CBD

    Kuro will open in a heritage-listed building on Kent Street, alongside a more casual Japanese restaurant and bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Sydney Ramen Favourite Chaco Bar Is Opening a New Yakitori Joint in Potts Point

    It'll serve up a range of Fukuoka-style skewers, while the OG Darlinghurst location will focus exclusively on ramen.

  • Food & Drink

    El Camino Cantina Is Set to Open Its Third Colourful New Tex-Mex Joint in Sydney

    The 350-seat eatery will bring giant margaritas and a slew of Tex-Mex dishes to the Entertainment Quarter.

  • Food & Drink

    Ester's Mat Lindsay Is Opening a Tiny Ten-Seat Shawarma Bar in Surry Hills

    It will have just four menu items: lamb, falafel, a breakfast wrap and a 'not' halal snack pack.

  • Food & Drink

    Merivale Is Set to Open Four New Bars and Restaurants in Sydney's CBD This Year

    It'll include a Felix-style cocktail bar, a casual Middle Eastern eatery, a sister to Bondi's Totti's and a new Mexican joint.

  • Food & Drink

    Dan Hong Is Set to Resurrect Merivale's Award-Winning Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Lotus

    After 11 years, Lotus will return to its Potts Point digs for a pop-up later this year.

  • Food & Drink

    A Pokemon-Inspired Bar Is Popping Up in Australia So You Can Catch 'Em All Over a Cocktail

    The Pokebars will pop up in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with themed food, cocktails and 'battles'.

  • Food & Drink

    The Good Place Is the New Completely Gluten-Free Eatery Set to Open Across Australia

    The dietary requirement-friendly spot has opened in Sydney's south — and four more stores are planned for NSW and Queensland.

  • Food & Drink

    The World's Best Chef Massimo Bottura Is Opening a Restaurant in Sydney

    He's teaming up with OzHarvest to open a restaurant for the city's vulnerable communities — and possibly the general public.

  • Design & Style

    Green Square Is Getting a Futuristic Residential Development with Its Own Food-Filled Laneway

    The Japanese-designed Infinity by Crown Group will be home to a noodle house, sashimi restaurant and all-day European diner.

  • Food & Drink

    The CBD's Next Food-Filled Laneway Is Set to Launch Alongside Steam Mill Lane in Darling Square

    Wander down Electric Treat Street and you'll soon find Filipino fare, a new store by the Devon cafe team, doughnuts and bubble tea aplenty.

  • Food & Drink

    Sushi E Chef Nobuyuki Ura Is Opening a New Japanese Restaurant in The Rocks

    Located in a heritage-listed sandstone building, the restaurant will have panoramic harbour views and next-level Japanese fare.

  • Design & Style

    Marrickville Metro Will Score a Massive New Dining Precinct as Part of a $140 Million Upgrade

    A neighbouring abandoned warehouse will be transformed into a new food precinct with fresh food markets and a Coles 'black label' concept store.

  • Food & Drink

    US Bakery Chain Cinnabon Is Bringing Its Sticky Scrolls to Australia

    The first two outposts will open in Queensland later this year, with many more to follow in other states.

  • Food & Drink

    Doughnut Time's Comeback Has Started with the Opening of Two New Brisbane Stores

    It's also opening two Gold Coast spots and three Melbourne stores before the end of 2018.

  • Design & Style

    Waterloo Is Getting a New Five-Building Residential Development with Its Own Japanese Dining Precinct

    Mastery by Crown Group will have a diverse spread of eateries to complement its luxury, Japanese-designed residences.

  • Food & Drink

    This Is What the Huge New Sydney Fish Market Will Look Like in 2023

    The new $250 million precinct will boast a curved scale-like roof, a waterside promenade and a new ferry stop.

  • Food & Drink

    Darling Square's Exchange Building Will Soon Be Home to Five New Eateries from Top Sydney Chefs

    Including Andy Bowdy's Saga and a Japanese pasta joint by the Ume crew.

  • Design & Style

    Surry Hills Shopping Village Is Set to Undergo a Drastic Modern Redevelopment

    The designs for the redevelopment — which includes the addition of 157 apartments — have just been released.

  • Food & Drink

    Taco Bell Will Open 50 New Stores Across Australia in the Next Three Years

    With new stores expected to open before the end of the year.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Surry Hills Is Getting a New Multimillion-Dollar Boutique Laneway Hotel

    The 12-storey hotel will have a basement swimming pool, plant-filled rooftop and in-house restaurant and bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne Hamburger Haven Huxtaburger Will Open 20 New Stores Across Australia

    It's aiming to open more stores in Vic, WA, the ACT and NSW over the next four years — and has plans to expand across Asia, too.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Sydney Could Soon Be Home to an Ambitious 61-Storey Hotel at The Star

    The proposed Ritz-Carlton hotel tower would have three swimming pools and a rooftop terrace.

  • Food & Drink

    Japan's Much-Loved MOS Burger Is Set to Open More Stores Across Australia

    After testing the waters with six stores in Queensland, the Japanese chain will open 100 eateries in the next five years.

  • Design & Style

    This 79-Storey Sydney Skyscraper Could Soon Be the City's Tallest Residential Building

    The 270-metre-tall mixed-use tower will be constructed in the current George Street Event Cinemas space.

  • Travel & Leisure

    W Hotel Is Returning to Sydney as Part of a Luxury Darling Harbour Development

    The development, set to open in 2020, will house an IMAX theatre and an infinity pool with views across the city.

  • Food & Drink

    Sydney's Archie Rose Is Expanding Its Gin Empire and Opening a Second Distillery

    The new Botany distillery will allow the distillers to produce even more bottles of its gin, whisky and vodka.

  • Design & Style

    Sydney's CBD Is Getting a 50-Storey Glass Skyscraper

    The 200-metre-tall tower is part of a $2.7 billion Quay Quarter Sydney precinct.

  • Food & Drink

    Castlecrag's Shopping Village Is Set to be Redeveloped into a Major Food Precinct

    The lower north shore shopping centre will be revamped by the developer of Chippendale's Kensington Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Italian Institution Bill & Toni's Is Opening a Second Sydney Restaurant

    After 50 years in Darlinghurst, the business is expanding Cronulla, as well as Melbourne and the Gold Coast.

  • Design & Style

    Sydney's Three-Storey Jacksons on George Will Be Rebuilt as a Pub of the Future

    The new structure — developed by Lendlease — will be wrapped in ceramic tiles and feature an open-air terrace that opens up onto Circular Quay.

  • Food & Drink

    Hyde Park Is Getting a New Indoor-Outdoor Cafe

    It will replace the old kiosk at Museum Station.

  • Food & Drink

    Rockpool and Sake to Open New Restaurants in Parramatta

    Australian hospitality empire Rockpool Dining Group will open two of their cornerstone restaurants at upcoming dining and entertainment precinct 8 Phillip Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Sydney's Inner West Is Getting a New Foodie Precinct

    A curated mix of eating, dining and shopping options is coming to Summer Hill's old flour mill.

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