Best Restaurants Barangaroo

Eat, Guide, Restaurants, Sydney / 15 December 2022

When a special occasion calls for a super-special dining experience, Barangaroo is chockablock with some of Sydney’s best!

From world-renowned chefs to up-and-coming hospitality heavyweights, Barangaroo has everything you need for a memorable feed. What are you waiting for? Time to start ticking off your bucket list of Barangaroo’s best restaurants.

Best Restaurants Barangaroo

Rekodo Vinyl & Bar, Barangaroo House

Barangaroo’s best restaurant for music lovers.

Blurring the lines between food, drink and music, Rekōdo promises a sensory-immersing dining experience that sounds as good as it tastes. Fine-tuning signature Japanese flavours, expect familiar favourites like melt-in-your-mouth wagyu tataki with ponzu and onsen yolk, as well as underground hits like kimchi and fontina cheese taiyaki waffles. 

Inspired by the roaring phenomenon of listening bars that sprung up in 1950’s Japan, the food offering is soundtracked to a carefully curated mix by tastemaker artists. 

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Oncore by Clare Smyth, The Crown

Barangaroo’s best restaurant for fine dining with harbour views.

Celebrated Irish chef Clare Smyth opened her first restaurant outside of the United Kingdom in Sydney’s much-loved lifestyle destination, Crown Sydney. Oncore by Clare Smyth offers a dining experience like no other boasting sky-high harbour views from level 26, in an homage to the flagship London restaurant, Core.

Oncore offers an Australian twist to Core’s gastronomical experience maintaining a strong emphasis on celebrating sustainable food and local producers. The most celebrated dish at Core is featured on the Sydney menu – Potato and Row with slow-cooked Charlotte potato from the Southern Highlands, smoked trout, herring roe and beurre blanc.

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a’Mare, The Crown

Fine dining Italian with Australian flair.

Inspired by memories of classic fine dining back in his home country of Italy, acclaimed Chef and Restaurateur Alessandro Pavoni’s dishes are focused on the simplicity of high-quality produce, and the regions from which they came.

Translating to ‘by the sea’, local seafood takes a special place on the menu as paying tribute to its Sydney surrounds and the harbourside location of Crown Sydney. While traditionally Italian in its inspiration, a’Mare promises a uniquely Sydney feel.

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Nobu, The Crown

Barangaroo’s best Japanese fine dining. 

Internationally renowned Chef, Nobu Matsuhisa introduced Barangaroo to his sublime dining experience back in 2020, joining 47 worldwide locations including Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth. 

Fusing Japanese tradition with locally inspired produce and seafood, Nobu Sydney offers imaginative dishes as well as classic menu heroes that feature around the globe. Signature dishes include the famed Black Cod Miso and Yellowtail Jalapeño, along with inventive dishes created by Head Chef, Harold Hurtada.

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Anason

Barangaroo’s best Turkish Restaurant 

Efendy Group (Efendy, Tombik, and Maydanoz) has rapidly become a hospitality heavyweight over the past couple of years, introducing Sydneysiders to an authentic taste of Turkey. Headed by renowned chef and cookbook author Somer Sivrioglu’s, Anason’s menu exemplifies traditional restaurants and bars of Istanbul, the meyhanes. 

​True to its Turkish roots, the drinks menu of Sydney’s most popular meyhane is as important as the food. Sample traditional Turkish Raki, sip your way through the wine regions of Turkey or celebrate life with signature cocktails.

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Corso Brio

Barangaroo’s best restaurant for a boujee backdrop.

If you’re looking to impress, head to Corso Brio for a dose of European grandeur. The new 120-seater venue boasts boujee interiors, a modern Italian menu and an impressive wine list to match. Led by a strong hospitality team including Italian-born executive chef Massimo De Michele, you’ll taste dishes including Beef Carpaccio, Wild-Caught New Zealand Scampi and Slow-Cooked Margra Lamb Shoulder.

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Marble BBQ

Barangaroo’s best Izakaya restaurant.

Tokki’s sister venue unites the best of Japanese and Korean dishes. This spot takes inspiration from the izakayas of Tokyo and the hustling Korean BBQs Seoul is famous for, creating a fun dining destination in the heart of Barangaroo.

In the kitchen at Marble you’ll find chef Jacob Lee (ex-Sokyo) and a team of creative culinary talent, crafting a menu of daring eats. Expect snack-style starters such as pork belly bao and truffle wagyu tartare, a raw bar menu offering everything from Hiramasa kingfish to Pacific oysters as well as larger mains of smokey duck breast, whole flounder and miso lamb rack.

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Cirrus

Barangaroo’s best Australian seafood fare.

Head Chef Brent Savage and Sommelier Nick Hildebrandt favour fresh, sustainably sourced seafood, with the fruits of the sea the stars of the menu. In between freshly shucked rock oysters, mud crab and grilled rock lobster, catch a glimpse of the stunning views across the northern end of Darling Harbour to Pyrmont and Goat Island.

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Sama Sama 

Barangaroo’s best restaurant for South East Asian Flavour.

Taking residence in former restaurant Khoi, the team from Bae Dining (TOKKI, Marble BBQ) have given the space new life and brought Southeast Asian fare to the menu. Expect a fun and delicious dining experience where you can share an array of dishes including Bone Marrow Mi-Goreng, Nahm Jim Kingfish and a tasty Char Kway Teow. The cocktails are impressive too with favourites including the Tommy Khoi and Spice Honey Nectar.

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