All of the New Sydney Openings That You Need Add to Your Must-Visit List in 2024

Discover your next favourite dish or drink at one of these fresh Sydney haunts.
Concrete Playground
March 28, 2024
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    Pleasure Club

    6 Wilson Street, Newtown

    Pleasure Club is the Odd Culture Group's hedonistic underground live music and cocktail bar, open until 4am below King Street.

  • Restaurant


    359 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

    Tita is a love letter to homely Filipino breakfasts from the Donut Papi team.

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    Casa Esquina

    79 Elliott Street, Balmain

    Courtyard cocktails and exceptional grilled cuts are the star of the show at Balmain's sophisticated but lively Argentinian-inspired restaurant.

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    1-3 Moore Road, Freshwater

    An ex-Bella Brutta head chef leads this BYO pizzeria serving up "rebellious" Napolitana-style rounds.

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    The Caterpillar Club

    92 Pitt Street, Sydney

    Swillhouse brings another moody underground haunt to Sydney with this walk-in only record and cocktail bar — with a must-try cheeseburger.

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    Centro 86

    88 Pitt Street, Sydney

    Head down a hidden fire escape to discover the Cantina OK! team's most ambitious bar to-date.

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    The Magpie

    156 Enmore Road, Enmore

    The big game's always on live and loud at this tiny Enmore Road sports bar from the Earl's Juke Joint team.

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    180 George Street, Sydney

    This intimate Korean omakase experience serves just eight people each night.

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    Snack Kitchen

    95 Macleay Street, Elizabeth Bay

    Maurice Terzini teams up with his son Sylvester for a crowd-pleasing wine, aperitif and snack bar in Potts Point.

  • Restaurant

    MAIZ Mexican Food

    33 Enmore Road, Newtown

    Maiz has moved its city-best Mexican into a bigger and brighter new home on Enmore Road.

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    Bay Street, Double Bay

    Come for a few drinks or settle in for an inventive Southeast Asian feast from an ex-Tetsuya's chef at this Double Bay hot spot.

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    37 Bay Street, Double Bay

    The Matteo team's Japanese restaurant and sake bar delivers a multi-facetted spot for fun group dining and al fresco hangs.

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    50 Bridge Street, Sydney

    This vibrant restaurant in Circular Quay is dedicated to reflecting the city's multicultural landscape through an innovative menu, fantastic cocktail list and luxe dining experience.

  • Bar

    Henry G's

    11 The Corso, Manly

    This intimate Northern Beaches bar is levelling up Manly's wine and snack game.

  • Restaurant

    King Clarence

    171 Clarence Street, Sydney

    Acclaimed chef Khanh Nguyen leads the impressive Clarence Street restaurant serving up fish finger bao and whole grilled lobster.

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    The Waratah

    308-310 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst

    A welcoming ground-floor pub and a romantic diner with a love of native ingredients come together at this impressive Darlinghurst venue.

  • Restaurant

    Splash Coffee

    2A Station Street, Petersham

    The Soulmate team has reinvented the pool canteen with this nostalgic cafe right by Petersham Park and the Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre.

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    Masala Theory Bondi

    79 Hall Street, Bondi Beach

    Bondi's sunny food precinct, The Hub, has welcomed this eccentric, rule-breaking eatery starring flavour-filled neo-Indian eats.

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