Looking for that perfect venue to spoil the one you love (or entice the one you’re after)? Look no further. We’ve compiled our Top 10 list of the most romantic restaurants in Sydney. From a first date, to an anniversary celebration, there’s something to suit every occasion. Pucker up people we’re about to get cosy…
Check out our list, in no particular order:
- A TAVOLA
Skip the communal table and ask for a table for 2 at the back of Italian gem A Tavola. Enjoy a romantic meal and to cap off the night, why not share the Cremino al Cioccolato for dessert? Cosi romantico.
Read our review of A Tavola
348 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst / $$
- CHINA DOLL
Dine alfresco at China Doll at The Finger Wharf for an elegant and intimate setting and enjoy exquisite modern Asian cuisine. Just imagine feeding each other with chopsticks…or not.
Read our review of China Doll
Shop 4, 6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo / $$$
Monopole’s intimate space provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic meal for 2. Plus, their share plate menu means you’ll be cosying up in no time. Oh, and they offer over 500 rare and boutique wines, so why not splurge on a bottle of something special.
Read our review of Monopole
71A Macleay Street, Potts Point / $$
- THE BRIDGE ROOM
Soak up the understated, elegant decor at The Bridge Room and experience stunning fine dining dishes you’ll be raving about for years to come.
Read our review of The Bridge Room
44 Bridge Street, Sydney / $$$$
- TOKONOMA LOUNGE
The plush interior of trendy Tokonoma Lounge offers a chilled setting to enjoy the famous Toko Japanese cuisine. We suggest requesting a booth seat, ordering some Shochu tonics, and kicking back.
Read our review of Tokonoma Lounge
490 Crown Street, Surry Hills / $$
- SEPIA RESTAURANT
For something extra special, we love the elegant Art Deco jazz feel at Sepia Restaurant. A glass of bubbles in the bar is the way to start, before moving to your table to enjoy a superb evening of fine food. If you really want to lash out – go for the degustation!
Read our review of Sepia Restaurant
201 Sussex Street, Sydney / $$$$
- FRATELLI PARADISO
The dark interior of Fratelli Paradiso makes this a perfect spot to cosy up for date night. Bonus – you can bond over trying to decipher the Italian blackboard menu.
Read our review of Fratelli Paradiso
12-16 Challis Avenue, Potts Point / $$
- PILU AT FRESHWATER
Elegant restaurant with prime beach frontage serving up quality Italian cuisine. The food is sure to impress and the stunning view creates the perfect romantic backdrop.
Read our review of Pilu at Freshwater
On the beach, Moore Road, Freshwater / $$$
- BOATHOUSE AT BLACKWATTLE BAY
With stunning waterfront views and exquisite seafood, this one is sure to impress. Want to score extra brownie points? Arrive by water taxi. Now we’re talking.
Read our review of Boathouse at Blackwattle Bay
123 Ferry Road, Glebe / $$$
- CLAIRE’S KITCHEN AT LE SALON
The French are the ultimate romantics and the glamorous, decadent interiors of Claire’s Kitchen at Le Salon frame the perfect romantic evening. Plus, we guarantee the cheese and dessert trolley will make you swoon. Ooh la la!
Read our review of Claire’s Kitchen at Le Salon
35 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst / $$
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