From fried chicken to French dishes, discover the best restaurants in Crows Nest.
Nestled in the heart of the Lower North Shore, Crows Nest has a thriving culinary district full of delicious spots to wine and dine. Whether you’re looking for a casual pub-style feed or a more refined wine bar experience, here are the best spots to try in Crows Nest.
For a delicious dining experience in Crows Nest, you can’t go past a visit to Annata. Step inside this local favourite for delicious modern eats, top-notch drinks and more. From a rotating selection of sashimi (with new options available daily) to Bass Strait Wagu Scotch Fillet as well as Annata’s famous hand-rolled gnocchi, get ready for a flavourful feast. Whether you head upstairs for a delicious set menu or sample your way through their new bar menu downstairs, you’ll be in for a treat. Find out more here.
Whether you’re in the mood for evening drinks or a flavourful family dinner, you’ll find just what you’re looking for a Garfish Crows Nest. As one of Sydney’s best seafood restaurants, expect a menu that celebrates the freshest catches alongside a varied wine list of matching drops. Find out more here.
For a more casual affair, head to Johnny Bird Crows Nest. When only a succulent chicken burger will do, this is the spot to head. Swing by this fun, casual spot for Johnny Bird’s famous fried chicken, BBQ chicken and loaded burgers. Make sure to order a side of mac & cheese and popcorn chicken to complete your experience. Find out more here.
Bringing the best of French cuisine to the heart of Crows Nest is Le Bouchon, the all-day cafe and bistro. Taking inspiration from Lyon, France’s capital of gastronomy, expect authentic French dishes from breakfast to dinner. Start your day with a sweet French crepe and round it out with confit duck leg and a glass of French wine. Find out more here.
The Lower North Shore has recently received another spicy addition to its bustling dining scene, with the opening of the new pan-Asian eatery, LUHO. Expect plenty of share-style dishes inspired by Vietnam and Malaysia’s hawker-style street food stalls. These dishes will sit alongside inventive large plates and more traditional-style curries. Find out more here.
For some of the best ramen Sydney has to offer, you can’t go past a visit to Ryo’s Noodles. This Crows Nest institution has been attracting crowds for years, delivering a no-frills dining experience that’s all about slurping bowls of authentic ramen noodles. Find out more here.
For a delicious pub feed, you can’t go past a visit to The Stoned Crow. This bustling local favourite offers top-notch beers, cocktails, wines and spirits along with daily pub specials that have you covered from lunch to dinner. Expect gourmet Angus beef burgers, plates of tapas, loaded pizzas, giant plates of chicken schnitzel and so much more. Find out more here.
For an authentic taste of German cuisine, make sure to visit Crows Nest’s Stuyvesant’s House. This dining room has been around for over 50 years, complete with a 4,000-bottle strong cellar and top-notch pork knuckle. Find out more here.
Score delicious Japanese eats at Yurippi. This Crows Nest restaurant serves home-style yakitori and Japanese dishes as well as a stellar selection of beer, wine, sake, whiskey and more. Find out more here.