Tucked away in a Paddington terrace, this chic wine bar-slash-restaurant is perfect for date nights and catch-ups with friends. Run by the Fratelli Paradiso brothers, it gives its chefs room to experiment. The result is an ever-evolving menu that’s Italian, with an Australian and/or Asian twist.
Inspired by the Australian elements, 12 Micron endeavours to bring an air of sophistication to Barangaroo. Only open for exclusive events, you will be able to take in 270-degree views of the harbour as you celebrate with your nearest and dearest.
A new, modern Vietnamese eatery has just opened in Sydney’s South West, with locals queuing for a taste. 14 North 108 East is a nod to the geographical coordinates of Vietnamese city Pleiku, it incorporates a vibrant Vietnamese and Pan-Asian inspired menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Combining stylish interiors and an epic floor-to-ceiling graffiti mural by Sydney artist Sophi Odling, with flavoursome food and world-class coffee, 14 North 108 East is a cultural dining experience that seduces all the senses.
Perched above Tatler (the speakeasy), 169 Darlinghurst is a café by day, and wine bar by night. The sleek fitout is all timber and brass, and the wine list is just as sophisticated, thanks to ACME sommelier, Gavin Wright. Breakfast focuses on crowd favourites, while dinner is creative, and touches on a few cuisines.
A Methodist Church turned library turned fine-dining restaurant, 1908 celebrates coastal dining with an Australian twist. Their striking interiors alone will have you posting across social, but wait until the dining experience begins. Influenced by the flavours of Asia, Europe, South America and the Pacific Islands, the food is downright delicious. For a real treat, order the gueridon flambe, where your chef will cook your meal in front of you from a trolley. 1908 also has a bar where you relax before or after your meal.