Chippendale’s best Restaurants
The inner city suburb of Chippendale has become a new foodie hub with the refurbishment of the Old Clare Hotel and Kensington Street becoming a new restaurant hot spot. Whether you’re looking for degustation or hawker style dining, there’s something for everyone all within walking distance. Take your pick from Chinese, French, Italian or British cuisines. You really are spoilt for choice in Chippendale.
Here are our Top 10 restaurants in Chippendale:
- ESTER RESTAURANT & BAR
Chef and owner Mat Lindsay cottoned on early to the Chippendale foodie trend, paving the way for many more restaurants to follow. Innovative cuisine, with wood fire cooking a speciality.
Read our review of Ester Restaurant & Bar
46-52 Meagher Street, Chippendale
Chef Clayton Wells is serving up a sophisticated degustation menu in a converted warehouse.
Read our review of Automata
5 Kensington Street, Chippendale
- LP QUALITY MEATS
No fuss diner style restaurant and bar serving up smoked and cured meats with a changing menu.
Read our review of LP’s Quality Meats
U1, 16 Chippen Street, Chippendale
Mekong offers a share style Indochine inspired menu. One for curry lovers!
Level 2, 14 Kensington Street Chippendale
- KENSINGTON STREET SOCIAL
Michelin starred Chef Jason Atherton’s first Australian venture. Offering a relaxed British-Mediterranean share style menu.
Read our review of Kensington Street Social
3 Kensington Street, Chippendale
- OLIO KENSINGTON STREET
Sicilian born Chef Lino Sauro takes inspiration from the family dishes he grew up eating in Sicily.
Olio Kensington Street website
Level 2, The Old Rum Store, 2-10 Kensington Street, Chippendale
- SPICE ALLEY
Spice Alley consists of 6 hawker style lane way restaurants. Casual, alfresco dining under lanterns.
Spice Alley website
18-20 Kensington Street, Chippendale
- BISTRO GAVROCHE
Parisian style French bistro serving classic French fare.
Bistro Gavroche website
Level 1, The Old Rum Store, 2-10 Kensington Street, Chippendale
- HOLY DUCK!
Chinese street food is served at Holy Duck! Combining traditional and modern Chinese dishes.
Holy Duck! website
The Old Rum Store, 2-10 Kensington Street, Chippendale
- KOI DESSERT BAR
Chippendale’s only dessert bar, Koi is serving up tasty treats to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Koi Dessert Bar website
46 Kensington Street, Chippendale
Note: We regularly review our Top 10 Series to ensure we serve you current content.
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