Abode Bistro & Bar

Sydney’s award-winning all-day dining bistro and bar offers diners and hotel guests a stylish and contemporary restaurant. The menu revolves around modern bistro concepts with seasonal, locally grown and sourced produce which are being used in a variety of ways.

Make a reservation here.

For accessibility information, please go here.

150 Day Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Sun
11:30am—Late

Azuma

Celebrating 23 years of success in 2018, this stylish restaurant owes its white hat status to dishes that elevate Japanese fare to high art. Visit for a dining experience with a real sense of occasion, and enjoy Kimitaka Azuma’s spectacular Japanese dishes during the Festival.

Please email azuma@azuma.com.au to make a booking. Alternatively, please phone to make a booking: (02) 9222 9960.

For accessibility information, please go here.

Level 1, Chifley, 2 Chifley Square
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Sat
5.30—6.30pm (leaving table by 7.30pm)
Sat
9—10pm
Mon 11 June
Closed

Bar Machiavelli

Situated in a 1930s tyre factory, Bar Machiavelli is an expression of traditional Neapolitan cuisine. Prepared under the guidance of head chef and owner, Paola Toppi, the restaurant’s signature is its house-made pasta and seasonal dishes. Bar Machiavelli’s wine list and cocktail menu have a strong Italian focus, with a southern Italian twist.

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10 Neild Avenue
Rushcutters Bay, New South Wales 2011
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Opening Hours
Mon–Sat
5pm–12am

Barrel Bar & Dining

Barrel Bar & Dining is situated just a few doors down from Cremorne’s iconic Orpheum theatre. Owners and sommeliers Tony Binning (Gordon Ramsay’s, London) and Alex Searle (Momofuku) joined forces with head chef Jeremy Pace (Guillaume at Bennelong) for this wonderful bar/eatery. The menu features modern Australian cooking and changes regularly. With an eclectic mix of snacks, substantial share plates and a three or five course dining option, there's something to suit all appetites.

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For accessibility information, please go here.

3/362 Military Road
Cremorne, New South Wales 2090
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Opening Hours
Mon—Fri
5—11pm
Sat
12—11pm
Sun
12—10pm

Bloodwood

Newtown favourite Bloodwood is owned and run by chefs Claire van Vuuren and Mitch Grady, who together create a menu of seasonal dishes using the best quality produce they can source.

Please phone to make a booking: (02) 9557 7699.

For accessibility information, please go here.

416 King Street
Newtown, New South Wales 2042
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Opening Hours
Mon—Fri
5—Late
Sat
12pm—12am
Sun
12—10pm

Chefs Gallery Town Hall

Chefs Gallery is a multi-award-winning Chinese dining experience, combining food with artistry. From the theatre of handmade noodles being stretched and dumplings rolled for each artful dish, the experience nourishes your senses.

Make a reservation here.

For accessibility information, please go here.

Regent Place, 12/501 George Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Wed
11:30am—3pm
5:30—10pm
Thu—Fri
11:30am—3pm
5:30—10:30pm
Sat
11:30am—10:30pm
Sun
11:30am—10pm

Fix Wine Bar + Restaurant

Fix Wine Bar + Restaurant is a small, 60-seat spot with a great little front bar where you can eat, drink and chat to the team. The focus is on quality seasonal produce in the kitchen, and the 250+ wine list showcases handcrafted – often natural – wines from around the globe.

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For accessibility information, please go here.

111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Wed
5:30—9pm
Thu
5:30—9:30pm
Fri
5:30—10pm
Mon 11 June
Closed

Long Chim

‘Long Chim’ means come and try. With acclaimed chef David Thompson at the helm, the restaurant is faithful to the energy and flavours of Bangkok street food. Long Chim’s food offerings are shared, and the menu offers a vibrant selection of fragrant, aromatic and spicy dishes to excite your taste buds.

Make a reservation here.

For accessibility information, please go here.

Cnr Pitt Street and Angel Place
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Opens seven days
11:30am—10pm
including Monday 11 June public holiday

Lotus at the Galeries

A rich tapestry of the new world of Shanghainese cuisine with a nod to Cantonese cuisine. Experience their famed Lotus dumplings with a selection of modern Chinese dishes showcasing the best Australian produce.

Make a reservation here.

Level 1, 500 George Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Wed
12—3pm, 5:30—10pm
Thu—Sat
12—3pm, 5:30—11pm
Sun
12—3pm, 5:30—9pm

Opera Bar

Situated right by the water’s edge, Opera Bar is often described as the best beer garden in the world. Be swept away by the panoramic views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, CBD and beautiful Harbour. Curated by the renowned Chef Matt Moran, the menus offer a wide range of options, appealing to all palates.

Make a reservation here.

Lower Concourse Level, Sydney Opera House
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Thu
10:30am—12am
Fri
10:30am—1am
Sat
9am—1am
Sun
9am—12am

Portside

Discover dining in the best seats in the house, where you can relax Harbour-side with uninterrupted views and table service. Indulge in a modern Australian menu designed and prepared by Head Chef Daniel Stewart. Sydney Film Festival attendees can choose between lamb shank with steamed chat potatoes and gremolata or truffles mushroom ragu pasta with a glass of wine.

Make a reservation here.

Western Broadwalk, Sydney Opera House
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Sun
10am—10:30pm

Restaurant Hubert

Hubert is a French restaurant in the heart of downtown Sydney, perfect for pre or post film dining. Live music every Wednesday and Thursday until late. Steak-frites, escargots, crème caramel, Burgundy and good times await.

Make a reservation here.

For accessibility information, please go here.

15 Bligh Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Opening Hours
Mon—Wed
5pm—1am
Thu—Fri
12pm—3pm, 5pm—1am.
Sat
5pm—1am

The Ritz Bar

The Ritz Bar, upstairs at The Ritz Cinema, is open daily offering a wide range of craft beers, wines and spirits on the beautiful balcony. The staff are experienced in the art of mixology, with an incredible cocktail menu catering for the movie-loving crowd.

Please phone to make a booking: (02) 8324 2500.

For accessibility information, please go here.

Level 1 The Ritz Cinema Complex, 45 St Pauls Street
Randwick, New South Wales
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Opening Hours
Mon—Fri
5—9:30pm
Sat
4—9:30pm
Sun
3—8pm
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