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Circular Quay’s Q Dining nods to autumn flavours with new menu

March 11, 2020

Circular Quay favourite Q Dining prides itself on using Australian native ingredients and a bounty of fresh local produce. And with a new autumn-indebted menu, newly appointed Exec. Chef Steven Hartert is set to further that dedication to produce. Promising prime views of the harbour yet set back from the crowds in the heart of […]

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LA nightlife brand, Hyde, launches new bar & dining concept in Sydney

December 12, 2019

Hyde Hacienda Sydney Bar + Lounge is Sydney’s answer to a hybrid dinner, drinks and dancing venue. The South American-inspired vista bar is opening its third Australian location, in the former Hacienda venue within Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour. It’s an exciting new iteration for one of Sydney’s most iconic harbourfront bars. While the brand […]

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Circular Quay’s Q Dining sharpens focus on native flavours

May 16, 2019

If you thought it was hard to find casual fine-dining that celebrates local flavours around Circular Quay then take a visit to Q Dining. Celebrating local native flavours, and boasting stunning harbour views, you won’t find this restaurant within the tourist-hustle bustle along the promenade. Instead, take a step inside the luxury Pullman Quay Grand where […]

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Review: Hacienda revamps Cuban inspired menu with newly appointed Executive Chef

April 26, 2018

Situated on the third floor of 5 star hotel Pullman Quay Grand, Hacienda’s old world Cuban charm and prime location have made it the perfect spot for an evening cocktail whilst marvelling at Sydney’s stunning harbour views. The luxe vista bar has recently revamped its distinctly Cuban menu thanks to award winning head chef Joshua […]

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Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and Weiss team up to indulge chocolate lovers through Autumn

February 27, 2018

Historic chocolatiers Weiss Chocolate are partnering up with Sofitel Sydney Wentworth over the next few months to fill the property with various chocolate inspired experiences including a chocolate high tea and bespoke dessert cocktail menu. Anyone heading along to the high-end hotel for the extra layers of indulgence from now through to the end of […]

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Young Henrys are curating a live music series at the MCA this summer (Sydney)

October 30, 2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has hooked up with Newtown favourites Young Henrys for the latest iteration of their epic summer music series Sounds on the Terrace. The vibrant schedule of free live music will now be blended with a celebration of Sydney’s craft beer heroes on the first Wednesday evening of each month […]

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James Squire is opening an all-day dining brewhouse in Circular Quay (Sydney)

October 23, 2017

Australia’s first commercial brewery, James Squire, is coming to the Overseas Passenger Terminal building at Circular Quay with the opening of The Squire’s Landing, an all encompassing brewhouse featuring a restaurant, bar and micro-brewery. A joint venture between The Mantle Group and Lion, the venue will be taking over the former Doyles’ Restaurant space with development […]

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A free Las Vegas food truck is parking up in Circular Quay from today (Sydney)

June 28, 2017

Let’s be frank here; some of the most famous city’s in the world cannot seem to escape the tendency for people to pigeonhole and stereotype. Certain features come to define a destination’s image to outsiders, a label that’s only broken once people actually experience and explore beyond the surface traits. Take Las Vegas for example; […]

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Review: Pullman Quay Grand’s Q Dining impresses with new menu (Sydney)

June 13, 2017

The Pullman luxury hotel chain has been a strong leader in Australia’s hospitality sector, with highlights in the last couple of years including the opening of their new location at Sydney airport and a sleek refurbishment of Pullman Quay Grand’s Quadrant restaurant now dubbed Q Dining.  Led by Executive Chef Stefan Brademann (Bennelong, The Fat […]

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Ananas introduces new menu just in time for Vivid Sydney

June 5, 2017

It’s grown to be one of the most popular and chaotic events of the year with hoards of tourists flocking to Sydney for the sensory overload that is Vivid Festival. There is more than one way to enjoy Sydney’s lit up surrounds during this event and given the chaos and crowds sometimes it’s nice to […]

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This new Circular Quay bar is dedicated to using only Australian produce (Sydney)

May 30, 2017

Sydney now has a bar which exclusively stocks only Australian beverages and produce, nodding heavily to this country’s abundance with a strong dedication to keeping it local. Three Bottle Man is the name, and it’s opened as part of the lush Sydney Harbour Marriott down in Circular Quay and the property’s $15 million transformation, offering […]

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Michelin Star chef leads the kitchen at new Japanese restaurant Tokyo Laundry (Sydney)

May 1, 2017

Funky new contemporary Japanese restaurant Tokyo Laundry has just opened down at Gateway Sydney precinct of Circular Quay, adding to a diverse lineup of restaurants and cafes with an inventive menu by Michelin Star chef Masahiko Yomoda (ex-Restaurant Vivraishe), widely known for his training in both Japanese and French cuisine, worked to suit the new […]

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Review: Hurricane’s Grill new Circular Quay location mixes classic charcoal with carnivorous delight (Sydney)

December 11, 2016

Floor to ceiling panes of glass permits natural light to fill the large, open space of the new Hurricane’s Grill location in Circular Quay’s The Gateway precinct. As well as allowing to people-watch as Sydney Harbour and the Ferry terminal lie in view, it brightens up the new restaurant from the popular meat-focused brand. A […]

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Urban Orchard brings wholefoods to Circular Quay (Sydney)

September 25, 2016

Now that $60 million development The Gateway has opened in Circular Quay, it’s time for the notoriously touristy area to start building a quality dining scene to fully integrate into the new-look harbour city. The Gateway has a wide enough scope to welcome in some really big openings, as well as some smaller ones that […]

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Burger Project, Zumbo, Messina, and more for massive new Circular Quay precinct (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

Let’s be honest, Circular Quay has needed this for a very long time. Over 25 new venues are set to hit Sydney’s most iconic waterfront destination with a new $60 million DEXUS development titled Gateway Sydney, opening up in September as the area’s huge glass-fronted dining precinct set to rejuvenate and redefine the Alfred Street […]

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Bimbadgen Estate are hosting a pop up cellar door at InterContinental Sydney

August 10, 2016

How’s this for a fun case of serendipity: Hunter Valley’s awarded Bimbadgen Estate have entered their 15th year as an official partner for the Museum of Contemporary Art, an art institution which itself is celebrating its 25th year in 2016. Just a stone’s throw from the MCA is the wondrous InterContinental Sydney, and the hotel […]

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Pullman Grand Quay launches Cuban inspired bar Hacienda (Sydney)

August 7, 2016

Adding a touch of Cuban flair to Pullman Quay Grand’s lavish atmosphere, new vista bar Hacienda made its presence known this week, welcoming 200 guests through its doors. The bar’s influences consist of botanical elements with a hint of plantation sheik and all the trimmings of Miami inspired vintage architecture, whilst taking complete advantage of […]

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Café Ananas takes over Café Nice with fine French and Champagne brunches in Circular Quay (Sydney)

May 2, 2016

Ananas Bar & Brasserie fans bemoaning the departure of their favourite restaurant from The Rocks precinct don’t have to wait for its reopening in Darling Harbour in September to munch on their celebrated French cuisine.  Café Ananas will take over sister restaurant Café Nice‘s location at 2 Phillip Street.  It’s a name and signage change for the Phillip […]

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