With a rich ethnic background that offers diners a never-ending array of food from around the world, eating out can be so much fun when you’re down under. With cultural diversity comes a spread of both European and Asian influenced bars and restaurants spread all over town! Read Where to Eat in Sydney – Part I for more ideas of where to go!
Here are 5 more unique must tries!
1. Adria Rybar & Grill
Situated on Cockle Bay Wharf, this restaurant boasts spectacular water views and stunning architecture as it sits in one of the world’s premier dining and entertainment locations. Offering seafood dishes, spit roast meats and pastas, Adria is an upscale restaurant that has a warm atmosphere with a laid back and stylish feel any time of day. Capturing the flavours of the Adriatic seaside region from Venice to Crete, the restaurant is ideal for both family and business luncheons. Adria is located at 108 The Promenade, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney.
2. Maya Tandoori
Visit Maya Tandoori for authentic Indian cuisine catering both to vegetarians and non-vegetarians . Offering a variety of dishes, some of the recommended tries are tandoori, biryani, naan, rogan josh, butter chicken, kofta curry or prawn jalfrezi. Their menu is impressive and their flavours are fresh and well balanced. End dinner with savoury or sweet Indian treats at Maya Sweets next door. The restaurant also provides home delivery services. Maya Tandoori is located at 468-472 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills, Sydney.
3. Fortune of War Bar
With 15 beers on tap, both local and imported, the Fortune of War is Sydney’s oldest continually-licensed pub. Located at The Rocks, home to the city’s first buildings, the bar retains its old charm. Opened in 1828, this heritage bar has built an enviable reputation with tourists and locals alike for providing warm traditional service and cosy ambience. Catch traditional live jazz on Sunday afternoons from 3pm to 6pm. Fortune of War is located at 137 George Street, The Rocks, Sydney.
4. Rockin Burger
Located just a few blocks away from Fortune of War is a delightful burger joint! The burgers are hefty and ooze in flavour with every bite. With layers upon layers, each meal produces an explosive complexity of gustatory sensations. Interesting toppings are what keep many of its patrons coming back for more. One of their stand outs on the menu is the Roo burger that comes with a variety dressings options. Rockin Burger is located at George Street, The Rocks, Sydney.
5. Park St & Mezz Bar
Situated inside Hotel Coronation, Park St.’s contemporary décor is a great venue to enjoy drinks with friends during rush hour. The Mezz Bar on the other hand, is a great meeting place that doubles during the week as a restaurant and cocktail lounge. The food is lovely and of decent value. Both bars are located at 5-7 Park Street, Sydney.
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