Top 10 Hottest Restaurant & Bar Openings in Sydney – 2017

Zephyr

Zephyr

Best New Restaurants in Sydney 2017

At the start of every new year we always eagerly anticipate the brand new bars and restaurants that will no doubt hit the Sydney dining scene over the coming 12 months.  Will we get a new small bar, a new seafood restaurant or a new rooftop cocktail bar?  Who knows!

As we do every year, we round up our Top 10 best bars and restaurants to open in Sydney.

Here is our list for 2017 (so far)!  Consider this your go-to list for the hottest new openings in town.

  1. CHIN CHIN
    Melbourne’s iconic Chin Chin restaurant finally makes its way to Sydney.  Serving up an Asian fuision menu.  Beware – you will need to be prepared to wait for a table and it is always pumping!
    Read our review of Chin Chin
    69 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills
  2. BLANCA
    Minimalist monochrome resto serving European, Japanese fusion cuisine.
    Read our review of Blanca
    UG 4, The Hub, 75-79 Hall Street, Bondi Beach
  3. MJOLNER
    Carvery and whiskey bar serving up whole roasted beasts fit for vikings.
    Read our review of Mjolner
    267 Cleaveland Street, Redfern
  4. MOLO BAR
    The outdoor space at Manta has been transformed into a pop-up Italian apertivo bar.  Try it before it’s gone!
    Read our review of Molo Bar
    6 Cowper Road Wharf, Woolloomooloo
  5. ROCKER
    Coastal cool chic is channeled at this buzzing cafe by day and resto/bar by night.  Innovative fare.
    Read our review or Rocker
    5/39-53 Campbell Parade, Bondi
  6. JOHNNY FISHBONE
    Romantic wine parlour with a sensational wine list and a bar snack menu.
    Read our review of Johnny Fishbone
    185 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst
  7. BACCO
    An Osteria and espresso bar serving Italian cuisine.
    Bacco website
    No. 1, 2-12 Angel Place, Sydney
  8. DEAR SAINTE ELOISE
    Intimate wine bar with over 400 drops on offer, complimented with a bar snack menu.
    Read our review of Dear Sainte Eloise
    5/29 Orwell Street, Potts Point
  9. BISTRO REX
    Smart French bistro serving classic French fare.
    Read our review of Bistro Rex
    Shop 1, 50-58 Macleay Street, Potts Point
  10. ZEPHYR
    Stunning rooftop bar with views over Darling Harbour and molecular cocktails.
    Read our review of Zephyr
    Level 12, Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney

We’re excited to see what 2018 has in store for us!

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