Woollahra

I Maccheroni, Woollahra Review: The essence of Emilia-Romagna

November 14, 2019

Rose Bay favourite I Maccheroni has relocated to Woollahra, squeezed into a site that comes with its own lofty culinary standards. Standing on Jersey Road, the slim two-storey Victorian-era building that now hosts this fantastic Italian eatery glows with the reputation of having previously housed both Pinbone and Buzo. Now, the location is once again […]

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Bistro Moncur announces special 25th Silver Anniversary dinner

February 14, 2018

Legendary Woollahra restaurant Bistro Moncur are planning a very special dinner to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The French dining institution’s impressive legacy will be highlighted and showcased on Friday 2nd March with a simple, elegant set menu designed by Head Chef Mark Williamson and Damien Pignolet, the original founder who will be returning especially for […]

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Review: Classic French fare in the heart of Woollahra at Bistro Moncur (Sydney)

December 4, 2017

On the leafy Queen Street, Bistro Moncur is tucked away within Woollahra Hotel. With a meticulous eye for quality ingredients, the bistro has been dishing up classic French fare for the last 24 years. As expected, the French onion soufflĂ© gratin ($24) to start is excellent. The airy French onion flavoured soufflĂ© yields sweetness, while […]

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Subida is Woollahra’s new Spanish pintxos and tapas bar (Sydney)

November 24, 2017

Subida, a Pintxos & Tapas Bar has taken over level one of Woollahra’s The Light Brigade. The contemporary Spanish restaurant is all about serving food that reflects Spain’s culture, style and delicious flavours, with the menu crafted with the inspiration from Head Chef Justin Schott‘s travels around destinations like San Sebastian, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia. “I […]

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Woollahra’s The Lord Dudley ushers in new era with Garden Restaurant (Sydney)

August 7, 2017

As one of Sydney’s oldest English pubs the usual expectation of a little old world charm that comes with being a staple watering hole for Paddington locals may be warranted but it’s stumbling onto The Garden Restaurant, nestled beneath a cosy light filled atrium within the hotel’s quirky layout, that comes as a pleasant surprise. […]

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Paddington’s iconic Lord Dudley Hotel has opened a new restaurant (Sydney)

May 30, 2017

One of Sydney’s most beloved and charming pubs, The Lord Dudley, has introduced The Garden, a new restaurant headed by chef Paul Medcalf. Opening after years of planning, the new addition to the quaint family-run English-style pub is committed to maintaining the strong reputation for food which has seen The Lord Dudley become a destination […]

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Woollahra’s popular Buzo finds a fresh face as Jersey Road Bistro (Sydney)

March 23, 2017

Woollahra’s Buzo is taking on a new name for a new chapter, recently transforming into Jersey Road Bistro, a new venture led by Head Chef Jason Dean. Chef Dean, along with Sous Chef Chris Cho (ex-Oscillate Wildly), have elevated the food from its Italian roots to a modern bistro style menu, focusing on Australian producers […]

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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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Woollahra’s beloved Buzo moves from Italian to Modern European cuisine (Sydney)

January 9, 2017

One of Woollahra’s most beloved dining spots, Buzo, has just taken a big step in their continual evolution, saying goodbye to the tail end of 2016 and greeting 2017 with a new menu and a refocused cocktail list at their late-night bar. Moving from just Italian to Modern European cuisine, new Head Chef Jason Dean […]

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Review: Sushi with a Twist – Woollahra (Sydney)

April 25, 2016

Sushi with a Twist may be a bit too on-the-nose to be a catchy name for Woollahra’s newest sushi train, but it certainly lets you know what to expect once you enter that brightly lit space of life-sized illuminated soy sauce bottles. Left-field and experimental rolls are the forte here, but the owners and Chef […]

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Dee Why Hotel is bringing the beastly Trufflenator burger to Woollahra for one day only (Sydney)

March 14, 2016

Those who have been to Dee Why Hotel know that their beloved beast-of-a-burger The Trufflenator means business. It’s a serious smack of flavour with rare fungus used to create a unique truffle mayo that brings character to the stack with double Wagyu beef, truffle butter, truffle infused provolone, truffle maple syrup, crispy bacon, American cheddar, […]

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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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Woollahra’s Phoenix Hotel reopens with a Mediterranean edge (Sydney)

January 27, 2016

A big slice of Woollahra history has risen back up from the ashes with beloved venue The Phoenix Hotel being transformed by Greek-Australia brothers William, Alex, and Andrew Cooney into the simply named Phoenix. After more than a year of just sitting there empty after Champagne Bar One Moncur closed for business, the space seems […]

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Brigade Dining – Woollahra (Sydney)

December 13, 2015

Local Woollahra fav The Light Brigade Hotel has undergone quite the impressive transformation, joining the long list of contemporary pub makeovers that have been strung throughout Sydney this year. The venue’s spirit has been refined and re-imagined with a vibrant, modern approach from new owners The Bayfield family, who are most known for their long-running […]

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The Light Brigade Hotel re-brands restaurant as Brigade Dining (Sydney)

November 22, 2015

Art-deco pub The Light Brigade Hotel has unveiled the next step of a new era for the historic Woollahra local. The venue’s level two restaurant has been revolutionised and re-branded Brigade Dining, with a kitchen led by Chef Marco Adler to ensure the complete aesthetic makeover is echoed in the restaurant’s food. The famous Bayfield […]

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