BENTLEY RESTAURANT + BAR
27 O’CONNELL ST, SYDNEY 8214 0505; THEBENTLEY.COM.AU Dinner at Bentley is a worldclass experience: a symphony of inventive food, sublime drinks and polished service in a sleek, design-led space.
The theatrical dining room sets the scene for chef Brent Savage’s innovative food, while sommelier Nick Hildebrandt draws from a globe-trotting cache of over 1000 wines for his unique pairings.
An eight-course tasting menu begins with a selection of high-end ‘snacks’: pretty morsels of millet crisp topped with whipped dory roe and wafer-thin grissini bound in house-cured wagyu.
The bites are a prelude to a meal that showcases exceptional ingredients and elevated cooking. Savage is especially adept at seafood. Thin slices of raw alfonsino, a rarely used fish from the Northern Territory, float in a yellow pepper sauce deftly garnished with finger lime and marigold flowers.
Bentley has maintained its acclaimed position through brilliant consistency, maturity and adaptability.
■Must-eat dish Alfonsino with
■Cuisine finger lime Modern
■Chefs Australian Brent Savage
■Price & Aiden Stevens $$$$
■Open Yes Lunch Mon-Fri; dinner Mon-Sat;