Gourmet Traveller’s National Restaurant Award Winners for 2018

Mat Lindsey, Ester

Mat Lindsey, Ester

Gourmet Traveller’s National Restaurant Awards 2018

Each year Gourmet Traveller host their National Restaurant Awards.  This year the event was hosted at the newly opened Chin Chin in Sydney.  Sydney was well represented in the winner’s circle, with Fred’s even taking out 2 awards!

Here are all the national winners of Gourmet Traveller’s Restaurant Awards for 2018:

Restaurant of the Year – Orana, Adelaide

Chef of the Year – Mat Lindsey, Ester, Sydney

New Restaurant of the Year – Fred’s, Sydney

Best New Talent – Josh Niland, Saint Peter, Sydney

Regional Restaurant of the Year – Igni, Geelong

Bar of the Year – Bar Rockford, Canberra

Maitre’d of the Year – Chris Young, Café Di Stasio, Melbourne

Wine List of the Year – Kisume, Melbourne

Sommelier of the Year – Caitlyn Rees, Fred’s, Sydney

Outstanding Contribution to Hospitality – Ronni Kahn, OzHarvest


Three Star Winners in the Gourmet Traveller 2018 Restaurant Guide:

  • The Bridge Room, Sydney
  • Quay, Sydney
  • Vue de Monde, Melbourne
  • Cutler & Co., Melbourne
  • Brae, Birregurra
  • Momofuku Seiōbo, Sydney
  • Attica, Melbourne
  • Orana, Adelaide

Congratulations to all the winners, but especially to the Sydney recipients!

Image courtesy of Gourmet Traveller.