Best New Sydney Restaurant & Bar Openings – March 2015

Autumn has arrived and the dining and bar scenes continue to entice with their inspiration and passion.

Best New Restaurant & Bar Openings


Moxhe (pronounced Mox) is named after the Belgian village where Chef David Coumont is from. Offering a la carte and degustation menus with Australian and European feel served with local and wines from around the globe. Read our review of Moxhe here.

Moxhe, 65 Macpherson St Waverley, NSW 2024

Tim Ho Wan

The famed Baked Buns with BBQ Pork of Tim Ho Wan are now available in Sydney in a menu of 25 dishes at the first eatery opened here from the Michelin starred Hong Kong dim sum emporium. Read our review of Tim Ho Wan.

Tim Ho Wan, Corner of Victoria Avenue & Railway Street, Chatswood NSW 2067

Little Jean

Little Jean serves breakfast and lunch daily with a bistro menu available for dinner Wednesday through Saturday. With a philosophy to serve fresh, seasonable and sustainable produce, the cafe is a new Double Bay destination. Read our review of Little Jean.

Little Jean, K1 Kiaora Place, 1 Kiaora Rd, Double Bay, NSW 2028

Nel Restaurant

In its subterranean home Nel Restaurant delivers food that is inspirational in flavours and presentation. Chef Nelly Robinson’s menu changes monthly to highlight the available seasonal produce and the matching wines option provides two different profile wines per dish. In one word – go. Read our review of Nel Restaurant.

Nel Restaurant, 75 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney NSW 2000

Dead Ringer

The award winning team from Bulletin Place are spreading their wings with the recently announced Dead Ringer. With a menu of share plates, a cocktail list with updates, wines and vermouths, this will be a definite destination whether you wish to sit at the bar or relax with table service. Read more on Dead Ringer.

Dead Ringer, 413 Bourke St Surry Hills, NSW 2010

The Swinging Cat

The Swinging Cat brings New Orleans to Sydney in both feel and flavour. Signature cocktails including four variations of the Sazerac will have you thinking your on Bourbon St. If you are feeling a little peckish there is a menu to tempt and live music is coming soon. Read our review of The Swinging Cat.

The Swinging Cat, 44 King St, Sydney NSW 2000

Milano Torino

Rosebery continues its growth with Milano Turino serving Northern Italian food with a focus on regional dishes from Piedemont using local and Italian produce. Enjoy an aperitivo at the Vermouth Bar.

Milano Torino, 33 Epsom Street, Rosebery, NSW 2018

Opera Bar Cafe

Start the day with one  of the best views in the world at Opera Bar Cafe. Breakfast is now being served with a range of baked goodies, bagels, fresh juices, organic sodas, coffee and teas. Read more on Opera Bar Cafe.

Opera Bar Café, Lower Concourse Level, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW 2000


It’s all in the name. Pork’d will be offering pork from US BBQ style to Vietnamese pork roll as well as other cuisines all washed down with a range of craft beers. Wend your way through the kitchen, pick your cut and how much you want and be in porcine heaven.

Pork’d, 545 Crown Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010

The Gretz

The Gretz with its selection of signature and classic cocktails has an accompanying all about seafood menu. A concise wine last and craft beer on tap round out the selection for this sibling of Hartsyard.

The Gretz, 125 Enmore Rd, Enmore, NSW 2042

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Kevin Burke

Kevin Burke is the Co-Founder of Gourmantic. He was first carried onto a plane at 3 months old. He enjoyed it so much, most of his efforts have been to get back in them to travel. He has lived on 3 continents and in addition to his love of travel and food, he is passionate about wine, chocolate and music.