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Sydney Bars and Restaurants That Are Undeniably, Unabashedly Romantic

Low lighting, jazz playlists, opulent cocktails — this is not casual first date territory.
By Concrete Playground
February 11, 2020
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Sydney Bars and Restaurants That Are Undeniably, Unabashedly Romantic

Low lighting, jazz playlists, opulent cocktails — this is not casual first date territory.
By Concrete Playground
February 11, 2020
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    Mimi's

    This restaurant at Coogee Pavilion serves bumps of caviar and hand-rolled pipi pasta — and has its own cocktail bar.

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    Bistecca

    An underground CBD restaurant specialising in one cut of steak.

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    Nick & Nora's

    Enjoy incredible views, a luxe 30s-inspired fit-out and a covetable Champagne collection.

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    Dear Sainte Éloise

    Snack on mussels on toast and choose from over 350 wines at this Potts Point bar.

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    Ragazzi Wine and Pasta

    A CBD wine and pasta bar from the Love, Tilly Devine crew.

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    The Cumberland

    This Manly cocktail bar is hidden behind a fridge — with 250 different whiskies, creative cocktails and melty raclette.

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    Peppe's

    Bondi's all-vegan gnocchi bar by the Paperbark team.

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    Little Felix

    Merivale's 60-seat 1920s Paris-inspired cocktail bar in the CBD.

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    Love, Tilly Devine

    One of Sydney's first small bars, this Darlinghurst wine bar never gets old.

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    Eau de Vie

    While not technically a speakeasy, this cocktail bar is about as close as you can get to the guilty pleasures of Boardwalk Empire.

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    Restaurant Hubert

    High-class French food in a subterranean space on Bligh Street. The chicken fricassée is the stuff of legend.

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    Monopole

    Discover a 500-strong wine list, international cheese platters and simple, delicious share plates from the Bentley crew.

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    Charlie Parker's

    Cosy basement bar at Fred's with exposed sandstone, seasonal cocktails and killer bar snacks.

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    Cho Cho San

    In a minimalist, well-designed setting, you’ll enjoy Japanese cuisine in a reimagined izakaya style.

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    Alberto Lounge

    A 70s-inspired Italian enoteca from the Restaurant Hubert crew.

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    10 William Street

    This lively Paddington stalwart has a new star chef at its helm.

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    Don Peppino's — CLOSED

    This Italian restaurant in a former Oxford Street nightclub is here for a good time (not a long time).

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    Bennelong

    Bennelong is more casual and relaxed than ever before — but that doesn't mean the food isn't show-stopping.

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    The Gidley

    An underground steakhouse by the Bistecca team.

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    Mary's Underground

    As well as a full French-style bistro menu, this CBD restaurant from the Mary's crew has a seafood bar and jazz running six night a week.

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