Matt Moran

North Bondi Fish brings back the classics for new takeaway menu

May 26, 2020

Beloved beachside eatery North Bondi Fish has now launched a special takeaway menu to adjust to the ever-changing dynamic of a global pandemic. Although Sydney is starting to see restaurants open back up for 10 diners at a time, takeaway is still very much the smartest play for those who still want to experience their […]

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Matt Moran teams up with Harris Farm for weekly virtual cooking classes

May 19, 2020

Given we’re all trying to be pro chefs right now, as lockdown continues despite slight easing of restrictions, one of Australia’s finest culinary minds is about to lend us his considerable talents. Teaming up with Harris Farm, Matt Moran is pushing forth with weekly virtual cooking classes every evening, aimed at helping viewers up their […]

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Matt Moran is bringing an 80-seat Chiswick pop-up to Splendour in the Grass

June 25, 2018

For the first time ever Matt Moran will be taking his iconic Sydney restaurant Chiswick and hosting a 80-seat pop-up iteration at this year’s Splendour in the Grass. The iconic three-day festival will no doubt benefit from Moran’s planted-to-plated approach which has seen Chiswick, both the original in Woollahra and the extension at the Art […]

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Review: Solotel and Matt Moran have something special with Little Big House (Brisbane)

January 2, 2018

Located at the end of South Bank’s Grey Street in a heritage listed house is one of the most interesting new openings you’ll find anywhere up and down Australia’s East Coast. Little Big House, from Solotel and Matt Moran, takes place in the former Collins Place: a beautiful two-storey house shining with timber and separated […]

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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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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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Matt Moran and Solotel to open Little Big House in Southbank this December (Brisbane)

November 14, 2017

One of the country’s biggest hospitality groups, Solotel, are putting the finishing touches on their newest venture. Coming to Brisbane’s Southbank in December will be Little Big House, a dedicated house party destination slash gastropub, shaped into a heritage listed house that dates back to 1889. The house, which has gone from being a private […]

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Matt Moran is delivering free boxes of hand-picked produce to Sydney homes this month

November 6, 2017

Matt Moran’s firing up his brand new retro Chiswick Veggie Van to deliver special complimentary veggie boxes to lucky Sydneysiders over the next few weeks, all containing seasonal produce hand-picked from his purpose-planted Chiswick gardens. Aimed at showcasing the new spring menus at his restaurants Chiswick Woollahra and Chiswick at the Gallery, the boxes highlight […]

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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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Recipe: Matt Moran’s Ham & Gruyere Potato Gems

July 27, 2017

Matt Moran’s Paddo Inn Bar & Grill has whipped Sydney’s iconic Paddington Inn into shape. The celebrated celebrity chef has always been reliable when it comes to a good ol’ fashioned pub refurb, so his re-focus from the venue’s up-scale pub grub to a more casual grill has unsurprisingly been a hit with the locals. […]

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Matt Moran returns to Paddo Inn with New Grill (Sydney)

June 13, 2017

The Paddington Inn affectionately dubbed ‘Paddo Inn’ by locals is reigniting an old friendship with renown chef Matt Moran who began his illustrious career there over two decades ago. The Inn which is operated by Solotel gave Moran his first leg up in the industry and was the catalyst for a very prosperous partnership between […]

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Matt Moran’s Woollahra restaurant Chiswick celebrates its fifth birthday (Sydney)

March 7, 2017

Matt Moran’s Woollahra restaurant Chiswick turns five this month, and to celebrate the venue is organising a full month of events. Since opening in 2012, the restaurant has attempted to be the leaders in paddock-to- plate dining. For a start, Chiswick is bringing back their popular take on an old classic, the Chiswick Bombe (Alaska). The lime and […]

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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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ARIA Sydney plans five-course dinner with leading Whisky expert

June 21, 2016

Circular Quay’s famed ARIA Sydney will be pushing further into winter with an exclusive Whisky tasting experience early July, with the restaurant’s team joining up with one of the country’s leading Whisky experts, Franz Scheurer. Those who head along to the special dinner will have a rare opportunity to sample some of Scotland’s most robust […]

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CHISWICK Woollahra partners with SA winemaker Leo Buring to celebrate the rise of Riesling

April 2, 2016

Riesling is having a bit of an Australian renaissance of late, and to celebrate, CHISWICK Woollahra and South Australia’s most renowned winemakers Leo Buring will join forces to create a one-of-a-kind food and wine experience.  To be held on Tuesday, 12th April at 6:30pm (for a 7pm start), the event will showcase the rich berry, fruit, and […]

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Chiswick welcomes Autumn with seasonal lunch menu (Sydney)

March 23, 2016

As the leaves are starting to fall and the breeze is getting cooler, Chiswick restaurants greet the season with a new menu inspired by the flavours of Autumn. Head chefs at Chiswick Woollahra and Chiswick at the Gallery, Richie Dolan and Laura Baratto, alongside celebrity chef Matt Moran, have developed a selection of dishes inspired […]

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Chiswick Woollahra to host special dinner with local vintage brewery (Sydney)

February 24, 2016

Matt Moran’s Chiswick Woollahra is without question one of the most consistent restaurants in the area, so when they announce special one-off dinner collaborations interest is bound to spike immediately. Just on the horizon will be a special beer & food pairing experience as the restaurant teams up with local vintage brewery Endeavour Beer to […]

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North Bondi Fish – Bondi (Sydney)

November 19, 2015

North Bondi Fish is at the head of North Bondi beach just below the RSL, a casual eatery looking out over that iconic beach scene with a breezy, playful interior. There’s little surprise as to why this extended from a six month pop-up into a permanent venue back in 2013; there’s something about fresh, clean […]

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