Live list of restaurants and cafes opening
Darling Harbour is open for business!
A crowd favourite, Blackbird Cafe is now back with a fresh new menu for dine in.
LINDT CHOCOLATE CAFE
Immerse yourself in chocolate heaven at the Lindt Chocolate Café.
With its futuristic interior decor, stunning water views and its relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere, Pontoon Bar has stamped itself as one of the premier waterfront spots in Sydney. Come by for a drink and a feed.
Auver's Cafe is now open for dine in. Alternatively recreate your favourite Auvers Café dishes at home with take home, create your own packs now available. Auvers will remain open, with a special menu available for takeaway. Plus there’s a 20% discount on all takeaway food orders. Simply call 9188 2392, place your order over the phone and then collect it!
BELLE'S HOT CHICKEN
Belles Hot Chicken is iconic. It’s got that signature crunch when you bite into the most succulent meat. From tenders, wings or drumsticks, Belles got the lot! Now open for takeaway and delivery.
Bubble Nini serves the prettiest bubble tea around as well as bunches of flowers by a floral designer and associated gifts. With her mission to make bubble tea fresher and healthier, owner Lara Hung curates a short list of tea choices and everything is made in-house without chemicals. Now open for takeaway.
Enjoy a sweet escape with a takeaway from Bengong Black. With a menu boasting a range of premium tea drinks, fruity pillow-soft breads and insta-worthy cakes your sweet tooth won’t be disappointed.
BOQUE by Tapavino
BOQUE by Tapavino takes its cue from the La Boqueria Markets in Barcelona. The food is uncomplicated, relying on quality produce that is simply prepared with the menu split into sections such as tapas, charcuteria, seafood, land and desserts. Enjoy their delicious eats from the 3 June.
Bucket Boys host a virtual tasting series. First cab off the rank is Weihenstephan, the oldest brewery in the world and maker of some classic German styles that have some amazing history. Book online and enjoy a craft beer in a group setting still. Looking for your favourite craft beers? Bucket boys offer beer subscriptions and online deliveries.
CHINTA RIA BUDDHA LOVE
Chinta Ria is a village-style Malaysian restaurant featuring Malaysian comfort food such as laksa curry, satays, rendang and gado gado salads all alongside exotic cocktails.
DOPA BY DEVON
Dopa by Devon is now available for dine in. Also see them on UberEATS and EASI. Jump on the apps to take your pick of the tasty Japanese menu, with more than twenty variations of Japanese donburi (rice bowls).
EDITION COFFEE ROASTERS
With a passion for coffee, this award-winning Japanese and Scandinavian fusion cafe carefully curates a unique coffee experience for their discerning clientele at their flagship store in Darling Square. You can now dine in, takeaway or get delivered.
FISH & CO.
From freshly shucked oysters with Nahm Jim sauce, loaded garlic butter lobster fries, and Cajun fish tacos, to classics such as beer battered NZ hake and chips with tartare sauce and grilled wild Alaskan salmon; all ingredients have a story and are bought directly from fishermen, small producers and food artisans. Open from 3 June.
With its cult-like following and now famous Japanese inspired bowls, Sydney’s much-loved FISHBOWL is back for dine in. Also you’ll find them on UberEATS, Deliveroo and DoorDash, see the menu here.
Goobne chicken brings a healthy K-Food concept for the whole family to enjoy, taking pride in its healthy, oven roasted chicken which comes in eight flavours, including Sichuan, teriyaki, and sweet and spicy. You can now dine in, get takeaway, or get delivered with Menulog.
Morning catchups with your roommates just got a whole lot better. Gong Cha has all your favourite bubble and milk teas available for delivery and pickup. Get crafty with crushes and DIY toppings.
Originating in Japan, Hakata-Maru Ramen provide an authentic Hakata-style ‘tonkotsu’ ramen. They keep it simple with broth, noodles (Hakata-style ‘al dente’, thin and straight) and simple toppings. Now open for dine in, takeaway and delivery.
HAVEN SPECIALTY COFFEE
Don’t go without your morning coffee! Haven Specialty Coffee continues to serve up the perfect brew with both dine in and take away options available.
Riding the current wave of the new-school Vietnamese cuisine, Hello Auntie brings the art of Vietnamese fusion to Darling Square.
All Hopper Kade bowls, pots and rotis and curries available through Deliveroo, DoorDash and UberEATS so you can still get your Sri-Lankan fix at home. Running low on cooking essentials? Hopper Kade is now selling rice, lentils, pulses and roti bread. All purchases can be made by calling (02) 9188 2321 and picked up instore.
Mazesoba, or "mixed noodles", is a Japanese brothless noodle dish that comes with a variety of toppings, fragrant oils and savoury sauces that are mixed together. IIKO Mazesoba's thick and chewy multigrain noodles are made in-house from scratch based on the recipe of their ramen sensei. IIKO is now available for dine in. Alternatively you can bring a little bit of IIKO Mazesoba into your kitchen with their new take home packs. Get freshly made homemade noodles, special sauce and pork belly chashu for the ultimate homemade Mazesoba. Want it made by the pros? Delivery and pick-up is available. Click here to order.
If you’re hankering for some Italian comfort food, Il Bacio now offers dine in and a takeaway menu which includes express lunches. Think crab spaghetti, pesto gnocchi and meatballs in your stomach.
Transport to the streets of Shanghai with a feast from Lilong. Their extensive menu is now available for dine in or pick up. With more than 50 dishes available, you are spoilt for choice.
MARRICKVILLE PORK ROLL
Cult-favourite Marrickville Pork Roll is still open, get their signature Viet-style rolls and banh mi takeaway.
Enjoy authentic matcha powder, sourced from Japan, and infused through a range of tasty menu options at Matcha-Ya.
Pop by for a takeaway quick snack or a meal, Macca’s have got something for everyone.
Mr. Bao offers a Vietnamese and Japanese twist to the iconic Taiwanese street food - Gua Baos, known for their variety of succulent steamed bun fillings. Think karaage chicken, crackling pork belly or tempura prawn. Mr Bao is now open for dine in, takeaway and delivery.
Nakano Darling sells its famous karaage chicken and gyoza ready for dine in, takeaway or uber eats.
Drop by Shortstop Darling Square for a taste of delicious coffee, freshly baked bespoke donuts and genuine hospitality. Open for dine in and takeaway. Get Shortstop Donuts also delivered straight to your door. Pre-order online or call 0499 366 883, with deliveries within a 20km only $5. Orders can also be made through Hey You, Deliveroo and UberEATS. Donuts make everything better.
Fresh, affordable pasta that tastes as good as Nonna’s. Expect all the traditional favourites alongside Spago’s own creations with a modern twist.
Starbucks is open for dine in and takeaway, serving up scrumptious caramel cinnamon cookie lattes and green tea frappuccinos.
TAN VIET NOODLE HOUSE
With over 20 years of experience, Tan Viet Noodle House bring together the best of Chinese and Vietnamese flavours.
THE SANDWICH SHOP
Sandwich lovers rejoice, The Sandwich Shop is open for dine in and takeaway. Serving fan favourites, the New York Reuben and barbeque beef brisket with Dijon and caramelised onion, pop in and get your fix.
Toby’s Estate brings its speciality coffee straight to your kitchen. Order a range of freshly roasted beans and coffee bags online now. Pick-up available in-store. Takeaway food is also available for pick-up and can be ordered via Hey You.
XOPP BY GOLDEN CENTURY
XOPP is an exciting new concept by Golden Century that pays homage to the original Cantonese institution, with a fresh fusion Chinese menu.
You can’t go to Brazil right now but you can eat like you’re there. Braza Churrascaria are offering traditional Brazillian barbequed meats, burgers, sandwiches, snacks, beers, wines and cocktails. Braza are open for dine in, UberEats and takeaway.
Order delicious, creamy Australian-made gelato are open for takeaway. Also you have your gelato delivered right to your door via UberEats, Deliveroo and Doordash. All of Gelatissimo's flavours are a-mazing but don’t miss the decadent cookie dough.
Head to Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café for lunch or dinner, a light snack or world-renowned chocolate, desserts and cakes.
Coronavirus can take our freedom but it can’t take our cheeseburgers. McDonalds in Darling Quarter is still available for takeaway, drive-thru and dine in.
NOK NOK THAI EATING HOUSE
Nok Nok, who’s there? Delicious Thai food. Nok Nok Thai Eating House is open for dine in, takeaway and delivery via Deliveroo and Menulog.
You can still get fresh baked bread, pastries and baguettes from Taste Baguette for dine in and takeaway. The bar and restaurant is also open Thursday and Friday nights.
THE NAKED DUCK
The Naked Duck is a French/Australian eatery that serves succulent slow cooked meats, delicious brunch, house-made granola, yum sammies and hearty pastas. Open for dine in, takeaway and delivery.
THE SOCIAL QUARTER
The Social Quarter plate up a range of delicious sammies, toasties, pastries and burgers, including a delicious fried chicken number with a spicy chilli mayo. Get the good stuff delivered with Deliveroo or pre order and pick up using the Hey You app.
Vesta cooks Italian food that tastes just like home (not your home, we’re talking about Italy here). Their menu includes wood fired pizzas slathered in melty mozzarella, authentic pasta dishes and a few Aussie classics like a steak burger piled with caramelised onion and provolone. They’re open for dine in and takeaway so get involved.
WOK N' BOWL
Wok n’ Bowl serves authentic Asian classics fresh from a hot wok, from pad thai to panang curry. Available for takeaway and delivery via Menulog.
ANDERSEN'S OF DENMARK
Pop in store for the award winning Danish ice cream, Andersen’s of Denmark. The team produce fresh ice cream on their premises daily and use pure fresh cream as a key ingredient.
BLUE FISH SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
Blue Fish do seafood right. We’re told their fish and chips has even won awards (who knew there were fish and chip awards?). Enjoy their delicious seafood and Australian classics dine in, takeaway or delivery via UberEats, Menulog and Deliveroo.
Super healthy, fresh and tasty, Boost serves up a huge range of colourful smoothies, juices, crushes and snacks.
Get groceries and American snacks takeaway or delivery with UberEats from Buddy’s Convenience Store. This is the perfect option for when you need icecream, chips, Tim Tams and lollies for a movie night (or just every night).
You can now relax on the terrace with a cocktail at Cohibar, taking in the watery views and the city skyline.
Cyren Bar Grill Seafood boasts a waterfront location and city views as well as a menu that offers fresh seafood, pizza and a pretty extensive cocktail selection. Open from the 4 June for dine in.
Relax and indulge at Gloria Jean’s Harbourside with your favourite drink of choice in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Get your coffee fix to go!
GRILL'D HEALTHY BURGERS
Healthy burgers may sound like an oxymoron but it’s not. Grill’d use the best Australian ingredients so you don’t need to feel bad about smashing cheeseburgers at home on the couch. Plus they now deliver direct to your door via DoorDash & UberEats. To pick up, order online at www.grilld.com.au.
HARBOUR BAR AND KITCHEN
Spanning the balcony level of Harbourside, Harbour Bar and Kitchen offers stunning views of Sydney Harbour and mouthwatering dishes from a roaring coal oven.
HARD ROCK CAFE SYDNEY
Get ready to rock with the Hard Rock Cafe’s spectacular harbour setting, lounge bar, balcony dining and live music.
HIVE CAFE & CO
Dine in, or takeaway from Hive Cafe & Co where you can enjoy the finest coffee and restaurant quality meals for breakfast and lunch. Great for your casual catch up lunches.
Feast on some of the best ribs in Sydney from Hurricanes Grill. The restaurant is a vibrant, modern Steakhouse, famous for succulent ribs, wagyu beef steaks and oversize burgers, Hurricanes have become an Australian institution which continues to satisfy all who dine. Available to dine in and takeaway!
Enjoy LeWrap’s delicious wraps, salad, nachos and Turkish bread sandwiches now open for takeaway.
For authentic Moroccan cuisine in a beautiful setting that boasts spectacular views of Darling Harbour, visit Kazbah Darling Harbour.
Serving up steaming hot traditional Ramen, convenient bento boxes, delicious Okonomiyaki and much more, Nippon Kitchen offers the highest quality in authentic Japanese food, open from 11am-8pm for dine in and takeaway.
Now, more than ever, we need tacos. Mad Mex is here to fill that need with healthy, fresh tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and ensaladas delivered via UberEats, DoorDash, Menulog or Deliveroo. Order online at www.madmex.com.au to pick up.
Famous the world over, Mövenpick Swiss ice cream is a completely natural work of culinary inspiration.
Pop into Olivo Restaurant Darling Harbour for breakfast, lunch or dinner with friends, for a business lunch or a family gathering.
PANCAKES ON THE ROCKS
Pancakes on the Rocks at Darling Harbour is a family restaurant offering a wide selection of dishes to excite your taste buds.
Rashays is a modern Aussie restaurant in Darling Harbour with a massive menu of Aussie favourites. How about a big fried chicken schnitty with stick date puds for dessert? Perhaps a burger or pizza with some fries and veggies on the side? Whatever you’re craving, Rashays has you covered - so book your table now!
There are few things more comforting than a foot long sammy. You can still get one takeaway, along with those delectable cookies, by ordering Subway via Deliveroo or UberEats.
The aromatic and romantic flavours of Thailand come to Harbourside at the Thai Foon restaurant.
THE FUDGE SHOP
The Fudge Shop specialises in quality handmade fudge and other unique confectionary.
THE WATERSHED HOTEL
With Happy Hour every Friday and DJ's all weekend, The Watershed is the place to dine, drink, dance... with the best views of Darling Harbour.
All is not lost. The scrumptious freshly baked pies, pastries and sweet treats at Tourtiere are still available for takeaway.
UNITY ASIAN SUPERMARKET
Get creative in the kitchen and whip up an Asian masterpiece with supplies from Unity Asian Supermarket, available to takeaway.
Waterfront Grill steakhouse is located on the water at Darling Harbour. This stylish restaurant has an established reputation for its premium quality steaks, seafood and vegetables dishes.
Your favourite classic Australian burger shack, Betty's, is back serving the freshest, most mouth-watering burgers.
Devour hand-tossed Neapolitan pizzas both classic and gourmet ranges; pasta including well-known Italian favourites as well as house specialities; and slow-cooked, spit-roasted meats, including porchetta and succulent lamb shoulder from family favourite, Fratelli Fresh Darling Harbour. Open for dine in from 3 June.
GUZMAN Y GOMEZ
Mexican Taqueria, Guzman y Gomez dish up the time-honoured flavours of Mexico with the freshest Australian ingredients.
Providing little Japanese dumplings of happiness, with cooked crisp on the bottom and steamed juices on the top. Harajuku Gyoza bring their traditions from Tokyo to serve izakaya-style with side dishes, beer, wine and sake.
HARRY'S CAFÉ DE WHEELS
Started up in 1936, Harry’s Café de Wheels has maintained a tradition of daily fresh deliveries of its pies.
Master Rolls is committed to delivering quick, fresh and convenient Japanese food you can feel good about eating.
Planar are excited to be opening their doors for dine-in. Enjoy Planar delightful food and drinks combined with the mesmerizing view of Darling Harbour.
ABODE Bistro is an innovative dining sanctuary where you can relax and unwind, with welcoming designer interiors and split-level space ideal for any occasion.