Dining out Down Under

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If you’re thinking about taking a trip to Australia this year, here are some of the top places to dine.

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The shores of Australia may be a far cry from our typical summers’ holiday, but that doesn’t mean their cuisine has to be too!

Millions of people visit Australia every year, whether it’s to see family or to experience one of the world’s most spectacular countries up close, and from Sydney to Melbourne, there’s more than enough to keep you occupied.

If you’re thinking about taking a trip down under this year, here are some of the top places to dine!

Jonah’s Restaurant

Jonah’s Restaurant is part of a boutique hotel, and easily one of the best places to dine in Sydney.

Overlooking the city’s northern beaches and with a spectacular international menu, this first-class restaurant gets nothing less than outstanding reviews from locals as well as tourists.

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Ormeggio at The Spit

Located at D’Albora Marinas, Ormeggio at The Spit offers guests the chance to experience some of the best contemporary cuisine in the country.

With its award-winning chefs and diverse wine menu, this restaurant has been delighting guests with its spectacular dishes since its opening in 2009, and there’s no doubt that it has many great years ahead.

Billy Kwong

If you’re looking for great Chinese food in New South Wales, then head straight to Billy Kwong for authentic East Asian cuisine.

Perfect for large groups as well as couples, the menu here offers the traditional Chinese greats as well as new and infused dishes inspired by local cuisine!

Rockpool Bar & Grill

With a number of locations across Australia, Rockpool Bar & Grill is fine dining at its best. Not only are they the country’s most awarded restaurant group, but they’re also very proud to promote sustainable produce across Australia.

With fantastic service and dishes to delight even the pickiest of foodies, Rockpool Bar & Grill is certainly one for the bucket list.

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1889 Enoteca

1889 Enoteca is a top Italian wine bar and restaurant found in Woolloongabba, Queensland.

With exciting dishes like gnocchi with pork-and-fennel sausage, as well as handmade deserts to catch the eye, it’s no wonder that this restaurant has won so many awards for its great cuisine!

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Ace Pizza

Be sure to experience the pizzas at Ace Pizza when visiting Perth – you won’t be disappointed!

It’s not just pizza that makes this a stand out diner however, as there are plenty of other tasty foods on the menu, including buttery mashed potato and handmade garlic breads.



Combining French, Australian and European cuisines, Alchemy is the perfect place to experience some home favourites on your Australian holiday.

Looking out over the Brisbane River, the view from Alchemy is one of this restaurant’s top highlights.

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This is one of Sydney’s most iconic restaurants, offering authentic Australian cuisine as well as a fusion of European dishes too.

Quay can get pretty busy during the evenings so be sure to book a table before you visit! Highlights include the service and the presentation of the dishes.

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Cutler & Co

Melbourne is home to a number of funky and exciting places to eat, but Cutler & Co certainly tops the list.

Situated in an old metal works factory, the interior décor is stylish and sleek, complementing the dynamic European menu.

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Dining out Down Under was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Guest Blogger
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