COCKLE BAY/ DARLING HARBOUR/ KING STREET WHARF
BLACKBIRD. Modern Australian. Set in Darling Harbour’s bustling Cockle Bay Wharf, Blackbird uses the freshest ingredients to create mouthwatering burgers, stone-oven pizzas and more. The menu is not only satisfying but also adventurous in an atmosphere that exudes sociability.
Balcony level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour. Daily 11.30am–late. 9283 7385. blackbirdcafe.com.au
CASA RISTORANTE ITALIANO. Italian. Head chef Romano has used his Italian history and heritage to create unique dishes to suit the taste buds of Sydney
locals and visitors alike. You will enjoy delicious classic Italian food made from Sydney’s freshest produce, with a great wine list to match. The woodfired pizzas are a must and will have you transported to Italy with every bite.
42–48 The Promenade, King Street Wharf, Sydney. Daily 11.30am–late, Sat–sun breakfast from 9am. 9279 4115. lovecasa.com.au
GEORGES MEDITERRANEAN BAR & GRILL. Mediterranean.
Georges Mediterranean Bar & Grill sources the finest produce to create their flavoursome dishes. Georges’ simple and unique concept mixed with their flare and ambiance stems from the heart of the Mediterranean, giving visitors a special dining experience. With stunning views of Darling Harbour, signature cocktails and unique wines, Georges will definitely seduce your tastebuds!
Wharf 3, The Promenade, King Street Wharf, Sydney. Lunch Mon–fri 12pm–3pm, dinner 5.30pm–10.30pm and lunch Sat–sun 12pm–4pm, dinner 5.30pm–10.30pm. 9295 5066. georgesrestaurant.com.au
HARBOUR BAR & KITCHEN. Modern Australian.
Spanning across the balcony level of Harbourside, Harbour Bar & Kitchen (HBK) offers stunning views of Sydney Harbour and the iconic Sydney city skyline from every seat in the house. HBK is a world class dining experience paired with a luxe outdoor bar scene. The menu offers the finest charcoal oven meats, seafood and vegetables, as well as innovative smaller share plates.
Shop 437 & 447, Level 2, Harbourside Shopping Centre, 2–10 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour. Mon–sun 9am–late. 9280 2029. harbourbarandkitchen.com.au
MEAT DISTRICT CO. Modern Australian.
At Meat District Co, the hanging cured meats, fall-off-the-bone ribs and fresh-made bread will leave nothing to be desired. Their menu features tender and juicy steaks, slow roasted ribs, succulent burgers, the freshest of salads, irresistible desserts.
Shop R3, 11 Lime Street, King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour. Daily 11am–late. 9299 9762. meatdistrictco.com.au
PLANAR. Modern Australian.
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the ICC Sydney in the heart of Darling Harbour, Planar is the perfect spot for a bite to eat any time of the day or night. From prawn lollipops and Texmex nachos to burgers, stone-baked pizzas and mains like American pork ribs and Australian shredded wagyu, there’s something on the menu to cater to everyone’s tastes. Tempting desserts and a wide variety of drinks are also on offer.
Shop C08, Ground Floor, ICC Sydney, 1A Harbour Street, Sydney. Daily 7am–12am. 9212 6789. planarrestaurant.com.au
SORENZO. Japanese. Sorenzo brings contemporary Japanese flavours to Darling Harbour for guests to experience whilst taking in the calming waterfront views of the harbour. Ranging from sashimi to wagyu steaks, Sorenzo encompasses the ever-changing Japanese cuisine by infusing
Japanese flavours into western ingredients to provide a fresh change of pace, whilst keeping some of the Japanese favourites for the traditionalists.
Shop 347, Level 2, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour. 9211 9550. sorenzo.com.au
STEERSONS. Steakhouse. Steersons offers premium quality in all aspects of their dining experience—from the restaurant setting to the excellent steak. Their steaks are second to none in quality, taste and texture; they are succulent and sumptuous and matched by an impressive and extensive wine list featuring Australian and imported wines. If you are a steak lover, then a visit to Steersons is a must.
17 Lime Street, King Street Wharf, Sydney. Daily lunch 12pm–3pm, dinner 5.30pm– 10.30pm. 9295 5060. steersons.com.au
Saké Restaurant & Bar.