The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2016 – The Hats & Awards

Good Food Guide 2016



The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide has released their 2016 Hatted Restaurants & Award winners, announced at a glittering awards ceremony in the Ivy Ballroom.

Check them out below.  How many you visited, or how many do you need to add to your wish-list?

Three hats

The Bridge Room, Quay, Rockpool est. 1989, Sepia.

Two hats

ARIA, Bennelong, Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Berowra Waters Inn, Cafe Paci, Cottage Point Inn, est., Ester, The Four in Hand Dining Room, Guillaume, Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Lucio’s Italian Restaurant, LuMi Bar & Dining, Marque, Momofuku Seiobo, Mr. Wong, Ormeggio at The Spit, Oscillate Wildly, Pilu at Freshwater, Porteño, Rockpool Bar & Grill, sixpenny, Spice Temple, Tetsuya’s.

One hat

10 William St, ACME, Ajo Italian Restaurant, The Apollo, The Bathers’ Pavilion, Billy Kwong, Bistro Moncur, Bistrode CBD, The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, Bodega, Buon Ricordo, Catalina, China Doll, Cho Cho San, Felix, Firedoor, Fratelli Paradiso, Gastro Park, Glass Brasserie, Izakaya Fujiyama, Jonah’s Restaurant, Kepos Street Kitchen, Longrain, LP’s Quality Meats, Monopole, Moon Park, MoVida, Ms.G’s, Nomad, Osteria Balla, Osteria di  Russo & Russo, Otto Ristorante, The Restaurant Pendolino, Sagra, Sake Double Bay, Sean’s, Sokyo, sushi e, Three Blue Ducks, Uccello, Ume Restaurant, Vini, Yellow.

Award Winners

  • Vittoria Coffee Restaurant of the Year: The Bridge Room
  • Citi Chef of the Year: Pasi Petanen
  • Best New Restaurant: Bennelong
  • Santa Vittoria Regional Restaurant of the Year: Fleet’ Brunswick Heads
  • Vittoria Coffee Legend: Janni Kyritsis
  • Citi Service Excellence: Cam Fairbairn, ACME
  • Josephine Pignolet Young Chef of the Year: Lauren Eldridge
  • Food for Good Awards: Rob Caslick
  • Best Bar Food: Rockpool Bar And Grill Restaurant
  • Wine List of the Year: Bentley Restaurant & Bar
  • Best Bar: Monopole
  • Champagne Pol Roger Sommelier of the Year: Sebastian Crowther MS, Rockpool est. 1989
  • Regional Wine List of the Year: Monster Kitchen and Bar
  • Best Cheap Eat: Chaco Bar
  • People’s Choice: Catalina Rose Bay

We suggest you stick this list to your fridge and spend 2016 ticking off every last one!  Dining inspo for 2016 – sorted.

Image:  supplied.