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FOOD & DRINK

These Are the Sydney Restaurants and Cafes Reopening for Dine-In Service from May 15

Pints and parmas are back on the table.
By Samantha Teague
May 12, 2020
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These Are the Sydney Restaurants and Cafes Reopening for Dine-In Service from May 15

Pints and parmas are back on the table.
By Samantha Teague
May 12, 2020
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  • Food & Drink

    Nilgiri's

    A long-running lower north shore favourite.

  • Food & Drink

    Alala's

    A leafy garden bar at the back of The Oaks.

  • Food & Drink

    Oh My Days

    A cafe in Glebe baking 'buttery' vegan croissants and pastries.

  • Food & Drink

    La Palma

    Head to the leafy courtyard, order a daiquiri and devour a plate of jerk chicken.

  • Food & Drink

    Pizza Fritta 180

    Order calzone-like pizza frittas filled with pork cheek and burrata-topped pies from this Surry Hills restaurant dedicated to fried pizza.

  • Food & Drink

    DOC Sydney

    You'll find crisp pizzas made with top-notch Italian ingredients and lots of cheese on Campbell Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Gram Cafe & Pancakes

    Try fluffy soufflé pancakes at the Chatswood outpost of this Japanese cult-favourite.

  • Food & Drink

    Cadenza Floral Cafe

    A North Sydney cafe serving up extravagant Korean brunch fare in a preserved flower store.

  • Food & Drink

    Nakano Darling

    This Haymarket izakaya serves up highballs and free karaage chicken during happy hour.

  • Food & Drink

    Tokki

    This Surry Hills izakaya combines Korean and Japanese flavours with minimal-intervention Aussie wines.

  • Food & Drink

    Outfield

    A parkside cafe with a picnic-appropriate menu and A-plus coffee.

  • Food & Drink

    Bitter Phew

    Oxford Street's craft beer and natural wine bar.

  • Food & Drink

    The Boatshed La Perouse

    Go for a dip then down oysters a plenty at this beachside cafe in La Perouse.

  • Food & Drink

    Flying Tong

    Newtown's BYO go-to for authentic Korean fried chicken and bibimbap from a family recipe.

  • Food & Drink

    Sonora Mexican

    Wagyu burritos, handmade tortillas and lots of mezcal in Potts Point.

  • Food & Drink

    Kuro

    A Japanese cafe, bar and restaurant inside a historic CBD sandstone building.

  • Food & Drink

    Kurumac

    A Marrickville cafe selling Japanese comfort food for breakfast and lunch.

  • Food & Drink

    Thirsty Bird Newtown

    Sweet potato waffle fries, craft brews and some of Sydney's best fried chicken.

  • Food & Drink

    Ciccia Bella Italian Osteria

    A fun Italian restaurant in Bondi by Acme's Mitch Orr and Icebergs' Maurice Terzini.

  • Food & Drink

    Ragazzi Wine and Pasta

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

  • Food & Drink

    Uncle Kurt's

    You'll find Parramatta's first small bar hidden away in a non-descript car park.

  • Food & Drink

    Isabel

    Head to this Bondi izakaya for skewers of baby octopus and wagyu and cocktails made with finger lime, pickled cabbage and burnt miso.

  • Food & Drink

    The Cumberland

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

  • Food & Drink

    Coogee Wine Room

    This wine bar is pouring 400 wines just one block from the beach.

  • Food & Drink

    Auvers Cafe Darling Square

    A Rhodes favourite comes to the CBD with the same arty aesthetic and creative cafe fare.

  • Food & Drink

    The Fenwick

    Balmain's historic Fenwick building is now a harbourside cafe and gallery space.

  • Food & Drink

    Dimitri's Pizzeria

    The beloved inner-city pizza joint has huge new digs on Oxford Street — and the pizza is the best it has ever been.

  • Food & Drink

    Prince of York

    At this multi-level CBD venue you can start with bone marrow toasties and naturally fermented prosecco for dinner, then head downstairs to dance on tables under a disco ball.

  • Food & Drink

    Bush

    Redfern's new Australiana-inspired restaurant with top-notch burgers and fairy bread pudding.

  • Food & Drink

    Quick Brown Fox

    A Pyrmont cafe with Single O coffee and food by an ex-Fat Duck chef.

  • Food & Drink

    Franca Brasserie

    The former Fratelli Fresh site is now home to an elegant French bistro with steak frites, truffle ice cream and 250 wines.

  • Food & Drink

    Ho Jiak

    This authentic Penang-style spot serves up some of the best laksa in town.

  • Food & Drink

    Métisse

    French fine dining that won't break the bank.

  • Food & Drink

    The Sausage Factory

    Australia's first sausage cellar door also brews its own native ingredient-spiked beer.

  • Food & Drink

    Peppe's

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

  • Food & Drink

    10 William Street

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

  • Food & Drink

    Hills Bros

    The CBD sibling to Surry Hill's beloved Reuben Hills cafe.

  • Food & Drink

    Golden Gully

    Leichhardt's new neighbourhood bar with an all-vegetarian menu.

  • Food & Drink

    Devon Cafe North Sydney

    The third outpost of the Devon crew's popular cafe chain is on the lower north shore.

  • Food & Drink

    RaRa

    Redfern's 28-seater neighbourhood ramen joint.

  • Food & Drink

    Neptunes

    Brighton Le Sands' stalwart all-day eatery has had a multimillion-dollar revamp.

  • Food & Drink

    Poly

    The Ester team's highly anticipated Surry Hills restaurant and wine bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Bella Brutta

    A Newtown pizza joint from the minds behind LP's and Porteño.

  • Food & Drink

    Continental Deli Bar Bistro CBD

    A shrine of cocktails, charcuterie and canned stuff in the CBD.

  • Food & Drink

    Sang by Mabasa

    Artfully plated, delicate Korean fare in a quiet corner of Surry Hills.

  • Food & Drink

    Don't Tell Aunty

    $10 lunch specials, retro Bollywood films flickering on the walls and a self-serve beer fridge in the old 4Fourteen site.

  • Food & Drink

    Edition Haymarket

    Pair quality cuppas with innovative, Japanese-inspired brekkies at this inner-city cafe.

  • Food & Drink

    I Maccheroni

    Authentic Italian fare from an ex-10 William Street chef in Woollahra.

  • Food & Drink

    Circa Espresso

    Middle-Eastern influenced brekkies and small-batch roasted coffee.

  • Food & Drink

    Yulli's Brews

    A 100 percent vegan taproom and restaurant.

  • Food & Drink

    Lankan Filling Station

    O Tama Carey's Sri Lankan hopper eatery.

  • Food & Drink

    Apera

    This impressive Castlecrag restaurant heroes quality Australian produce from the house-made vermouth through to the red gum-roasted dessert.

  • Food & Drink

    A1 Canteen

    Clayton Wells' diner doles out an all-day offering, from breakfast doughnuts to lamb shoulders and batched cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Barbetta

    Drop in for cannoli pancakes, a porchetta panini or a pasta making class.

  • Food & Drink

    Matinee Coffee

    Marrickville's bold NYC-inspired cafe heroes local producers and big flavours.

  • Food & Drink

    Carbon Mexican

    This hacienda-inspired restaurant has taken over the old Rum Diaries space.

  • Food & Drink

    Mark + Vinny's

    It's not all about neon spaghetti at this new Surry Hills restaurant.

  • Food & Drink

    Brick Lane

    Contemporary Indian fare and some of the best meal deals you'll find in Sydney.

  • Food & Drink

    Marta Osteria

    A Roman osteria and bar from the team behind Popolo.

  • Food & Drink

    Matteo

    A 150-seat eatery from Orazio D'Elia with a pizza oven, an Italian cocktail list and an outdoor aperitivo deck.

  • Food & Drink

    Wings and Tins

    Buffalo wings and cans reign supreme at this Darlinghurst bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Bart Jr

    This neighbourhood Redfern bar is perfect for catch-ups with mates.

  • Food & Drink

    LoLuk Bistro

    A quaint Provençal bistro on Bourke Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Dear Sainte Éloise

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

  • Food & Drink

    Handpicked Cellar Door

    Chippendale's wine and cheese haven (and they deliver).

  • Food & Drink

    Annata

    A gem of a restaurant stepping up North Sydney's fine dining game.

  • Food & Drink

    Down N' Out Sydney

    Sydney's In-N-Out-inspired burgers have found a permanent home inside a CBD pub.

  • Food & Drink

    The Warren View Hotel

    A great neighbourhood pub with one of the best kept secret gardens in the area.

  • Food & Drink

    Long Chim

    Prep your chilli tolerance for a visit to David Thompson's Thai fine dining restaurant.

  • Food & Drink

    Zushi Barangaroo

    The Sydney sushi masters' third offering brings their acclaimed offering to Barangaroo.

  • Food & Drink

    Cornersmith Annandale

    Marrickville's most sustainable cafe expands to Annandale.

  • Food & Drink

    Bar M (Formerly Bar Machiavelli)

    A massive Italian eatery from the CBD establishment Machiavelli Ristorante.

  • Food & Drink

    Tequila Mockingbird

    A Paddington terrace filled with tequila and tasty South American morsels.

  • Food & Drink

    Bar Ume

    Bourke Street's Ume has gone casual with burgers and a sizeable whisky and sake selection.

  • Food & Drink

    Big Poppa's

    Oxford Street's late-night cheese, wine and hip hop bar.

  • Food & Drink

    The Dolphin Hotel

    Maurice Terzini's revamped version of the Crown Street pub.

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Hubert

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

  • Food & Drink

    Stanbuli

    The Porteño team pulls off a menu modelled on the meyhanes of Turkey.

  • Food & Drink

    Single O Surry Hills

    This Surry Hills coffee stalwart now has self-serve filter on tap.

  • Food & Drink

    Bibo Wine Bar

    Double Bay gains another quality vino spot, helmed by an ex-Guillaume head chef.

  • Food & Drink

    Blackwood Pantry

    Hearty cafe fare made by a chef with Michelin star training.

  • Food & Drink

    Sample Coffee Pro Shop

    Sample the world's best coffee without leaving St Peters.

  • Food & Drink

    The Paddington

    Roast chook, parmesan custard and a cocktail bar — this is the Oxford Street pub like you've never seen it before.

  • Food & Drink

    Maybe Frank

    Your new Surry Hills go-to for everything from caprioskas to capricciosas.

  • Food & Drink

    The Carrington

    Another old school pub gets new life.

  • Food & Drink

    Continental Deli Bar Bistro

    Where drinking cocktails gets that much better because they're served in cans.

  • Food & Drink

    Mecca Alexandria

    Where Darkhorse blend is roasted out back, brewed out front and sometimes comes fizzy from a tap.

  • Food & Drink

    Catalina

    Casual diners now have a place at waterfront Catalina, with the bar having undergone an invisible transformation.

  • Food & Drink

    Shuk

    Mediterranean breakfasts and lunches that capture the imagination and deliver on the plate.

  • Food & Drink

    Chester White Cured Diner

    Dig into moreish cured meats, cheese-wheel caccio e pepe and wines from the Buffalo Dining Club team in this charming converted cottage.

  • Food & Drink

    Yellow

    The owners of Bentley and Cirrus are serving up vegetarian fine-dining in Potts Point.

  • Food & Drink

    Paramount Coffee Project

    Paramount to those that surround it, this Surry Hills cafe does ripper coffee and fabulous food.

  • Food & Drink

    LazyBones Lounge

    Marrickville is good for more than just a damn fine pork roll, with this cosy jazz bar keeping the inner-west party going late into the night.

  • Food & Drink

    Efendy

    Turkish food icon Somer Sivrioglu offers both casual meze and a formal Turkish feast in Balmain.

  • Food & Drink

    Golden Age Cinema and Bar

    Old-school charm to lure you off your couch.

  • Food & Drink

    Mary's

    A rock 'n' roll Newtown stalwart, with standout Maccas-style burgers and natural wines.

  • Food & Drink

    Four Ate Five

    Yes, on the weekends you'll be hard pressed to bag a seat straightaway, but it's definitely worth waiting it out.

  • Food & Drink

    Mr. Wong

    A classic CBD eatery loved for its dim sim, mud crab and vintage setting.

  • Food & Drink

    Reuben Hills

    A cafe that encapsulates the slick inner-city vibe of Surry Hills (particularly with it's seriously good coffee roasts).

  • Food & Drink

    Yulli's

    The quintessential Surry Hills vegetarian experience.

  • Food & Drink

    Low302

    Darlo bar hoppers may not be starved for their pick of small bars, but Low’s got a little something the others don’t.

  • Food & Drink

    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.

  • Food & Drink

    Love, Tilly Devine

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

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