Sydney is a destination of absolute wonder packed with sightseeing and list of outdoor excursions for a great day out under the sun. Adding to the feast of senses are Sydney’s new cafes and restaurants that are popping up every now and then.
For your next visit, Destination New South Wales shared an exclusive list of dining with a twist with GOASIAPLUS readers. Exploring a unique take on common dishes, take a foodie trip to all these 6 unique cafes and restaurants in Sydney!
A Malaysian favourite in mamak shops fused with potato burger bun might just be the reason for our salivating buds. Cuckoo Callay’s Mi Goreng chicken thigh burger is packed with maple bacon, house-made kimchi, avocado and coriander aioli for a tantalising bite!
Eat it at: 413-415 Crown Street, Surry Hills or BC1 Newtown Train Station, Newtown in New South Wales
This pasta gem of New South Wales has a menu full of surprises for adventurous health-concious millenials. Pictured above is their neon-blue spirulina tagliatelle, made with nutrient-dense powdered alga topped with a blue swimmer crab!
Eat it at: G08, 38-52 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills in New South Wales
3. Maybe Sammy
The newly opened classic cocktail bar adds unique bar food offerings to pair with their extensive selection of spirits and cocktails. Taste delicate paper-thin blue corn taco with lavender-marinated salmon, avocado, corn and coriander in the 1950s themed-era bar.
Eat it at: 115 Harrington St, The Rocks, New South Wales
4. Devon Café
Take the bubble tea craze to another level at Devon Café, home for Asian-fusion comfort food and desserts in New South Wales. Perfect for those with sweet tooth, opt for their milk tea soft serve topped with black tapioca pearls for a sweet relieve in Sydney’s weather.
Eat it at: Devon Café Barangaroo, 19/200 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo or Devon Café, 76 Devonshire St, Surry Hills in New South Wales
Introduced as Chatswood’s premium Australian dining, General Chao takes its inspiration from street food of pan-Asian countries and preparing it with Western techniques. Worth mentioning is their Shanghai Banana dessert, a fried banana wrapped in crispy egg noodles served with coffee caramel and stem ginger ice cream.
Eat it at: District Dining, 436 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, New South Wales
Located inside the Redfern Surf Club is the upcoming Don Taco restaurant, with laidback beach vibes and canned cocktails. Try ‘Japi-Mexi’ taco rice bowl, an Okinawan specialty of koshihikari rice topped with Tex-Mex flavours, catered for both carnivores and veggie-lovers.
Eat it at: Redfern Surf Club, 60 Botany Rd, Alexandria, New South Wales
Text by Jessy Wong