Restaurants in Review
■ 360 BAR AND DINING. Modern Australian. This stylish and intimate restaurant offers guests an indulgent culinary experience with 360o revolving views of the city. With dark mahogany wood finishes and soft ambient lighting, 360 Bar and Dining provides a breathtaking setting with an unbeatable backdrop. In the kitchen, traditional techniques are combined with contemporary flair to create seasonally changing menus utilising the best in fresh produce.
Reception Level 4, Sydney Westfield Centre, between Pitt and Castlereagh Streets, Sydney. Lunch Mon–sun 12pm–2pm and dinner Mon–sun 5.30pm–9pm. 8223 3883. 360dining.com.au
■ ANANAS. French. Say Bonjour to Ananas! Inspired by the original Ananas Bar and Brasserie, Ananas is a slice of Southern France in the heart of Sydney’s historic Circular Quay. Boasting a light and spacious interior with views of the Harbour Bridge and just a short walk from the Opera House, Ananas offers pre- and post-theatre dining options using seasonal ingredients all prepared with a touch of French flair.
2 Phillip Street, Circular Quay. Daily, lunch 12pm–3pm, bar menu 3pm–5pm and dinner 5pm–10pm. 9259 5624. ananas.com.au
■ BOTANIC GARDENS RESTAURANT. Modern Australian. The picturesque Botanic Gardens Restaurant is an enchanting venue offering open-air dining in exquisite garden surrounds. Enjoy a lunch during the week, or long breakfast on the weekends, and indulge in quality food with their seasonally changing menus. The café provides an excellent casual spot for lunch with a selection of gourmet sandwiches, salads, baked goods and excellent coffee.
Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney. Restaurant: Lunch daily 12pm–3pm. Breakfast Sat and Sun 9.30am–11.30am. Cafe: Daily 8.30am–4.30pm. 1300 558 980. botanicrestaurant.com.au
Atlantic lobster from Ananas.