Get Excited About These New Restaurant & Bars In Sydney

Sydney / July 14, 2021

Don’t let lockdown get you down. Start planning your post lockdown feasts at these brand new restaurants and bars across Sydney.

Jung Sung, Chippendale

Opening earlier this year, Jung Sung is still at the top of our list. The menu celebrates traditional Korean cuisine with a whimsical, modern, and sophisticated offering. Find out more here

Sammy Jnr

The crew from Maybe Sammy swung open the doors to their new espresso and cocktail bar Sammy Junior in March. This highly anticipated new spot will take you from day to night with delicious drinks for all occasions. As you’d expect, Sammy Junior will be serving expertly made cocktails. Find out more here

Meu Jardim

Meu Jardim, Sydney CBD

With an interior that brings to mind the laboratory of a James Bond-style supervillain, or perhaps the interior of an iceberg, Meu Jardim is hard to miss whilst ambling down Kent Street. Head Chef Murat Ekinci has transformed Meu Jardim’s menu into one focusing on high-quality produce with strong flavours inspired by his Turkish heritage. Find out more here

Hinchcliff House, The Rocks

In the heart of Sydney, a bunch of hospitality heavyweights have restored an 1860’s wool store. Your lunch and dinner experience will offer an Australian interpretation of Italian dining to better suit the tastes of Circular Quay corporates. The venue offers three levels of fun from the basement bar Appolonia, the restaurant Grana and the cocktail bar Lana. Find out more here

Dean on Nancy 22, Sydney CBD

Just when you thought the team behind Maybe Sammy & Maybe Sammy Jnr. couldn’t do any better, they’ve gone ahead and created yet another unique cocktail experience. Located inside the new luxury apartment hotel on Hunter Street, Dean and Nancy will be the place you go to have fun in a decadent and dramatic way. Find out more here

Belsazar Place

Housed at the foot of their popular CBD establishment, Bulletin Place, this unsuspecting location is influenced by Berlin’s much-loved small bar culture, seating just 30 patrons at a time at the bar and into the laneway. Utilising the highest grade Belsazar vermouth, the cocktail list boasts big flavours with a focus on quality, not quantity. Find out more here

Wine Room, Manly

This basque-inspired tapas lounge accommodates the second level of much-loved Manly Greenhouse. The theme has been well executed from the dark and mysterious colour palette, leather stud pressed bench seating and smoked glassware. The shelves are stacked high with 400+ bottles of international wines with a brilliant Spanish tapas menu to match. Find out more here

Lorraine’s, Waverley

Following a multi-million-dollar renovation, Robin Hood Hotel has opened Lorraine’s, a European-inspired bistro. A custom-built charcoal grill is the main staple of the kitchen, designed to enhance the natural flavour of ingredients to create simple and delicious dishes. Find out more here

North Bondi Nami, Bondi

North Bondi Fish has transformed into a Japanese-inspired seaside eatery serving all things ramen and gyoza in the colder months. Matt Moran and Head Chef James Green showcase traditional Japanese flavours and dishes with a modern twist. If you are a die hard fan of the delicious produce North Bondi Fish brings to the table, you can still expect the same quality across the new menu. Find out more here

Lucky Kwong, South Eveleigh

Sydney’s newest precinct just scored an eatery by the much-loved Chinese chef and restaurateur, Kylie Kwong. You can expect some of her most famed dishes to grace the tables, all having her signature approach of simple food made by hand, featuring locally sourced ingredients with banging flavour! Find out more here

Frank Mac’s, The Rocks

The brand new gin and cocktail bar is set to open on George Street this July. With the team of hospitality heavyweights from the much-loved whisky bar, The Doss House, behind the concept, we know it’s going to be something special. Find out more here

The Barrie, Chippendale

Freda’s no more, but say hello to the newest late-night cocktail bar and live music haunt in Sydney. The Barrie is the cities newest drinking hub with all of those late-night cocktail bar den vibes. Expect to lose track of time as you sip your way through the cocktail list with a backdrop of live music every night. Find out more here

Roxy’s Restaurant, Double Bay

Damien Monley is pushing the boundaries of dining and hospitality with his brand new restaurant and bar, set to open in Double Bay. His reputation is built off creating unique dining experiences around the globe and we can expect no different from Roxy’s. Find out more here

Amah, Chatswood

Joining the Ho Jiak Group, Loong has teamed up with Executive Chef Junda Khoo to open the group’s newest Chatswood outpost, Amah. While Loong is seasoned at cooking and preparing fine-dining cuisine, with Amah he is proving that he is equally as capable at producing what is, essentially, Malaysian comfort food. Find out more here

Bar Americano, Bondi

Bar Americano will make its way to Sydney for a month-long residency at Icebergs. In Melbourne, Bar Americano is known for its intimate atmosphere, hosting only 10 people at a time. The Sydney outpost will follow suit with space for only seven seated guests, or 10 standing. Find out more here

Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers, Newtown

Coronavirus isn’t stopping Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers from setting up camp in Newtown. The restaurant is dedicated to the holy grail of Italian food, that is gnocchi, making it Australia’s first-ever dedicated Gnoccheria. Find out more here

The Norfolk Hotel, Redfern

Redfern’s most loved venue The Norfolk House & Hotel is set to reopen after lockdown. The venue combines high concept food and beverage with dynamic public spaces and boutique accommodation. The team have reimagined and re-purposed the old pub to create a series of unique, yet subtly harmonious experiences inclusive of locals, residents and travellers. Find out more here

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