Lotus Dining Group launches new restaurant ‘Chi’ in Barangaroo

February 4, 2021

After recently opening Lotus Double Bay by new general manager, Hamish Ingham, Lotus Dining Group has launched its latest restaurant in Barangaroo, Sydney called Chi.  Encompassing the heart of Chinese Street food and inspired by Beijing’s Ghost Street, the aesthetic of the venue features an abundance of lucky Maneki Neko cats above the open kitchen. […]

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Review: Devon Cafe nail the winter truffle menu yet again (Sydney)

July 8, 2018

Now that all three of their venues across Sydney (the original Surry Hills location, North Sydney and Barangaroo) are well-established, Devon Café has never been in a stronger position. The highly influential and pioneering café, which arguably bolstered the cities offensive in its ongoing dining rivalry with Melbourne, remains one of the best and most […]

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Review: the tide is high and bountiful at Barangaroo’s (Sydney)

May 23, 2018

Seafood is the ‘S’ word here at, as is ethically Sourced, Sustainbility and Supports local Suppliers. For a harbour city like ours, there aren’t many restaurants that can attest to being experts of what lies under the sea. The data is skewed at polar opposites of the graph, we have tonnes of fish and […]

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Review: A new autumn menu launches at Barangaroo’s Été Restaurant (Sydney)

May 15, 2018

Spearheaded by ex-Vine chef Drew Bolton, Été Restaurant takes on contemporary French-Australian cuisine with finesse and plenty of flavour.  One of the newer additions to Barangaroo, the restaurant plays on the notion of seasons (Été translates to summer). The menu is, of course, seasonal, but even the interior changes with the décor and installations transforming according […]

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Solander is the city’s newest restaurant and cocktail lounge (Sydney)

March 6, 2018

Solander Dining and Bar is one of the latest to prop up the bustling food and drink precinct down on Sussex, bringing the area a 72-seater restaurant and bar as part of new boutique hotel West Hotel Sydney, a property that is part of the refined Curio Collection by Hilton. Located at 62 Sussex Street, […]

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A new four-week Barangaroo festival will pay homage to female talent and native food (Sydney)

January 16, 2018

Across twelve nights in February, Barangaroo will play host to a brand new festival dubbed Sunset20°N: a celebration blending music, food and culture in the picturesque surrounds of Barangaroo Reserve. Named for a strong woman and independent leader of the Cammeraygal people of Sydney, the enormous program will consist of mostly female artists from across […]

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After three years in the making, Matt Moran’s ambitious Barangaroo House is now open (Sydney)

December 15, 2017

Ambitious, architecturally stunning, and right by Sydney Harbour. Solotel and Matt Moran have finally opened the three-level Barangaroo House to the public. The dramatic award-winning building on Barangaroo Avenue has been carefully shaped to offer three distinctive dining and bar concepts, all taking full advantage of those sweeping water views. “Barangaroo House is looking beautiful, […]

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Lotus Group’s Fujisaki makes its debut at Barangaroo (Sydney)

December 4, 2017

A new refined modern Japanese dining restaurant just opened in Barangaroo and its name is Fujisaki. Heavy hitters in the dining scene that are part of Lotus Group’s new venture include executive chef Chui Lee Luk, formerly of Claude’s restaurant,  sushi chef Ryuichi Yoshii, formerly of Yoshii, and sommelier Annette Lacey. Yoshii pwns the raw […]

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Barangaroo House announces details for middle-level restaurant Bea (Sydney)

November 27, 2017

In keeping their promise to reveal details for one level per week ahead of the big December opening, Solotel and Matt Moran have announced Bea as the latest layer of Barangaroo House. The highly anticipated project will house this 180+ seat restaurant on the middle level, below the already announced rooftop bar Smoke.. From 16th […]

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Barangaroo House introduces waterfront rooftop bar “Smoke”

November 21, 2017

Before the year is out Sydney will be getting of the year’s biggest openings. The epic three-level Barangaroo House from Solotel Group and Matt Moran will be officially opening doors towards the end of December, but ahead of the full launch the team are set to reveal one level per week. They’ll start up the […]

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Taste Orange hits Barangaroo Reserve this Sunday for a food and wine showcase (Sydney)

November 20, 2017

Sydney fans of Orange’s cool climate wines and renowned produce are in for a treat this weekend as Taste Orange @ Barangaroo takes over Barangaroo Reserve on Sunday. The annual one-day festival, which is part of numerous Sydney showcase events by Orange Region Tourism, is a fantastic opportunity for locals to explore the dynamic food […]

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Matt Moran’s three-level Barangaroo restaurant is opening in December (Sydney)

September 25, 2017

Featuring three distinct levels, Barangaroo House will be one of the biggest openings to date for the ever-growing precinct, led by none other than Matt Moran in partnership with Solotel, the group behind some of Sydney’s biggest venues including Aria, Chiswick and Opera Bar. It’s been a long time coming, with the project in the […]

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An open-air Aboriginal arts, crafts and bushfood market is coming to Barangaroo (Sydney)

September 4, 2017

Aboriginal arts, crafts, bushfoods and entertainment are heading back to Sydney’s stunning harbour headland park at Barangaroo Reserve on Sunday 24th September. Blak Markets, a dedicated pop-up market showcasing many aspects of Aboriginal culture, will pop-up at Stargazer Lawn on the day, kicking off at 10am and wrapping up at 4pm. The open-air market will […]

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Lotus Dining has opened a bao and beer eatery in Barangaroo (Sydney)

August 17, 2017

Bing’s Bao and Beer is the newest restaurant by the Lotus Dining group to hit the Street of Barangaroo. This retro-style eatery has chosen to hero the humble steamed bao on the menu, with a soft baked milk bun for those who are less adventurous. Essentially a Chinese take on a burger or sandwich these […]

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Barangaroo is hosting its own month-long food and drink festival in August (Sydney)

August 3, 2017

Throughout the month of August food and drink precinct Barangaroo is celebrating the tail-end of winter with a series of exclusive events, all spread across various restaurants, bars and diners including 12-Micron, Bel & Brio, Born by Tapavino, and Zushi. The collection of venues, officially dubbed “The Streets of Barangaroo” will be offering a range […]

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Italian Wine and Food Festival to take over Barangaroo in August (Sydney)

July 30, 2017

The Italian Wine & Food Festival Sydney is back and celebrating five years of festivities in a new venue: the Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve. The festival starts Sunday August 27th with a marketplace full of Italian specialties and local produce as well as a wine garden and Italian entertainment. Sydney’s best Italian chefs will be […]

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Joe & The Juice is on the path to redefining Sydney’s juice bar scene

April 23, 2017

Joe & The Juice is a hip, healthy juice bar chain originating from Denmark that has been successfully blitzing up nutritious juices across America and Europe. The man behind it all is Kasper Basse, a former martial arts champion and black belt, who decided to create a healthy juice café that offers a unique experience. […]

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Review: 12-Micron is a stunning new entry on The Streets of Barangaroo (Sydney)

March 23, 2017

What is Australian cuisine, and in particular, modern Australian cuisine? At 12-Micron, this means creating a space that showcases the very best this country has to offer, from the cuisine to the interior, from the produce to the plates they ultimately sit on. This is what Barangaroo’s latest stands for right down to its namesake, […]

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Barangaroo serves up the impressive 12-Micron restaurant and late-night dessert bar (Sydney)

March 4, 2017

12-Micron is the new kid on the street, The Streets of Barangaroo that is. It’s an impressive new 230-seater restaurant, late-night dessert kitchen, and bar with majestic harbour views to boot. The 12-Micron name, inspired by the rare and coveted fine 12-micron wool fibre, marks the venue’s ethos to celebrate the best of Australian produce. 12-Micron Executive […]

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Our 23 favourite Sydney restaurants, bars and cafes of 2016

February 21, 2017

Why 23? Are you turning into Buzzfeed with your arbitrary numbers based on how much you can be bothered googling and presenting to your readers as some kind of faux-authoritative listicle they’ll share with their friends and be like “omgod dis so me fo’ real, fam. Sc-uhhh-reaming!”? Well, not quite. There has been too many […]

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Untied: Barangaroo’s first rooftop bar comes from the same team behind The Norfolk (Sydney)

January 30, 2017

Modern Australian influences drip all over Barangaroo’s new rooftop bar, which is now open and comes to us from Dixon Hospitality, the fine folk behind institutions like The Norfolk and Forresters. Dubbed Untied, the breezy indoor-outdoor addition to the flash precinct is a light-hearted look at Australiana through the lens of Queensland’s tropical rainforests, meaning […]

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Melbourne’s beloved Dukes Coffee Roasters expands to Sydney’s Barangaroo

December 18, 2016

Melbourne go-to Dukes Coffee Roasters has officially expanded to Sydney with South by Dukes, a slick new venue in the lower of Tower One in the Streets of Barangaroo precinct. Long known as one of the most highly-regarded specialty coffee roasters in Melbourne, Dukes has built a sizable following for their signature beans which are […]

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Review: Devon Cafe brings their award winning food to Barangaroo (Sydney)

December 5, 2016

A few years ago, Surry Hills’ much awarded Devon Cafe expanded to include a spin-off a few suburbs over, gifting Waterloo Devon on Danks, an enormously popular venture that allowed for some bigger turns into the flavour-rich world of Asian fusion. As an essential brunch destination, the cafe dominated Danks street right up until it […]

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Taste Orange to bring harbourside wine festival to Barangaroo this month (Sydney)

November 3, 2016

Nestled in Barangaroo Reserve’s Nawi Cove will be a new iteration of Taste Orange set for later this month. The cool-climate food and wine festival dedicated completely to Orange has become best known around Sydney for its annual two-day celebration at Martin Place each September, and Barangaroo’s turn to host a new expression of the […]

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Ume Burger opens on Barangaroo’s Wulugul Walk (Sydney)

November 1, 2016

If you to too have felt the pains and pangs of arriving to Kerby Craig’s wildly popular burger pop ups, which he began two years ago, only to hear the dreaded phrase “sold out” over and over again then you’d understand how long many have waited for the fine-dining chef to turn to burgers in […]

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Bar H team opens Banksii, a vermouth focused bar and bistro at Barangaroo (Sydney)

October 24, 2016

Botanicals in wines, botanicals in food, botanicals in cocktails – that’s just some of what you can expect from Banksii, Barangaroo’s newest resident from award-winning duo-sommelier duo Hamish Ingham and Rebecca Lines, best known as the masterminds behind treasured inner-city restaurant Bar H. Now open for lunch and dinner every day of the week, the […]

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Review: Bel & Brio – Barangaroo (Sydney)

October 23, 2016

Now that The Streets of Barangaroo are beginning to take shape, the timing is right for the immense harbourside precinct to get its very own European style emporium. That would be Bel & Brio, a 5-in-1 venue which is now open in one of the area’s premier sites, offering a multitude of experiences, blending high […]

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Review: Lotus Barangaroo (Sydney)

October 18, 2016

Lotus is the latest restaurant addition to the flourishing dining destination of the harbourside Wulugul Walk at Barangaroo, a third Sydney restaurant for the brand following their original dumpling bar in Walsh Bay and their massive restaurant at The Galeries. Head chef Chris Yan (Lotus Galeries, ex-Billy Kwong and China Doll) takes on native Australian ingredients […]

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Lotus brings dumplings and modern Chinese to Barangaroo (Sydney)

October 4, 2016

After a successful expansion to The Galeries last year Lotus have now opened up their third Sydney venue, as Barangaroo’s obligatory dumpling and modern Chinese restaurant, a massive 160-seater designed by the ever-reliable DS17. Bringing over their excellent menu and adding a few new additions (expect more seafood) to help settle into the new waterfront […]

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The Streets of Barangaroo: here’s what to expect from the waterfront precinct (Sydney)

September 20, 2016

With the successful Wulugul Pop Up at Barangaroo winding down in August everything seems to be moving into place for The Streets of Barangaroo to truly spring to life. Over the next few months Sydney is going to start to see the permanent bars, restaurants, and retailers who will making up the character of this […]

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