BEST CHINESE: Golden Century Seafood Restaurant

Don’t get us wrong – the food at Golden Century is great, but it’s not the only thing that has us coming back. The menu … Read more


Where else can you find a deli like this one, where loaves of fresh bread fill the window, bottles of fine wine line the walls … Read more

BEST CAFFEINE KICK: Single Origin Coffee

You can’t seriously talk about Sydney’s coffee offerings without mentioning Single Origin. Since 2003, the crew in Surry Hills has been delighting us with their … Read more

BEST BREAKFAST: Fratelli Paradiso

Too busy serving breakfast to speak, apparently! To be fair, though, the place is almost always full. With an ever-changing menu chalked up the wall, … Read more


This stylish, pleasant eatery brags a wide range of very tempting bits and pieces for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Desserts are a must – try … Read more

BEST BEACHSIDE CAFÉ: Gertrude and Alice

It’s hardly fair a suburb blessed with surf, sand and buffed bodies could also house this quirky gem of a cafe. Intellectual but never pretentious, … Read more

BEST NORTH AFRICAN: Souk in the City

Souk in the City – for those who manage to find it – offers a seductive kasbah of Marrakesh-styled delight. Omar, the proud owner of … Read more

Best Pubs

Best Pub with a View: The Watershed Hotel *Editorial Pick* As you drink on the glittering edge of Darling Harbour at The Watershed Hotel, you’d … Read more

Best Restaurants

Best Breakfast: Fratelli Paradiso *READER PICK* Excellent coffee and great baked goods are two of the drawcards at this Best Breakfast winner. Your choices are … Read more

Best Arts and Entertainment

Best Fringe Theatre: Darlinghurst Theatre Company *READER PICK* Darlinghurst Theatre Company is one of the country’s leading producers of independent theatre, presenting a diverse program … Read more