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Best Sydney Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit these restaurants for the best outdoor dining in Sydney.

Bistro Moncur French
16/20
Dining Room at Bistro Moncur, Sydney, NSW The Woollahra Hotel
116 Queen St., Woollahra
Sydney, NSW 2015

Leafy Woollahra’s piece of Paris. More...

Glebe Point Diner Contemporary
14/20
407 Glebe Point Rd., Glebe
Sydney, NSW 2037

Homestyle, healthy and hearty is this diner’s recipe for success. More...

Jonah’s Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Jonah’s, Sydney, NSW Jonah's
69 Bynya Rd., Whale Beach
Sydney, NSW 2107

Look down on one of Sydney’s wealthiest beachside suburbs while dining on food and wine to match the views. More...

Pilu at Freshwater Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Pilu at Freshwater, Freshwater, NSW Moore Rd.
Freshwater, NSW 2096

Only one thing betters Pilu’s view: the Sardinian food. More...

Quay Contemporary
17/20
Dining Room at Quay, Sydney, NSW Upper Level
Overseas Passenger Terminal, West Circular Quay, The Rocks
Sydney, NSW 2000

Breathtaking Sydney harbor views and food to match. More...

Sailors Thai Thai
13/20
106 George St., The Rocks
Sydney, NSW 2000

Sydney’s historic Rocks area has a spicy side with Sailors Thai Restaurant. More...

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