Crows Nest Restaurants

Where do you fancy eating tonight? French? Indian? Japanese? Well, these types of cuisines, and many more, are available in the hip lower North Shore suburb of Crows Nest, so you should definitely take note. Featuring everything from upscale hatted establishments to cosy, intimate venues tucked away in quiet side streets, the best restaurants in Crows Nest are compelling enough to draw you away from the city for a night out in the suburbs. Here is some of the best Crows Nest restaurants to put on your 'must-visit' list.

Annata Restaurant & Wine Bar

If you are looking for a restaurant in Crows Nest with good pedigree consider a visit to the Annata Restaurant and Wine Bar. This fabulous venue on Sydney's lower North Shore recently picked up a SMH Hat from the Australian Good Food Guide, which should tell you everything you need to know about the quality of food that is served up here.

69 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Modern Australian

Bravo Trattoria

At Bravo Trattoria, they know how to please a crowd of hungry diners. Serving up a delicious range of wood-fired pizzas, this buzzy Italian joint comprises a bright, airy space with large windows and a relaxed ambience. Their pizzas are always perfectly cooked and brought to you quickly. They also offer a terrific gelato selection for dessert.

59 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Italian


As one of Sydney's top seafood eateries, you'll be guaranteed to experience the freshest, most mouthwatering fish at Garfish in Crows Nest. This modern restaurant makes for the perfect date night or business dinner, whether classic fish and chips, creative fusions like king prawn curry, or Garfish's speciality, Snapper Pie.

6/29 Holtermann St Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Seafood

I Love Pho

If you love Pho, then I Love Pho is the place for you. Serving up some of the most authentic Vietnamese cuisine in the lower North Shire, the venue's USP is that they cater to everyone. All of their dishes are gluten-free, and their meat options are all Halal. They also offer a delectable vegan menu and a robust wine list, and an alcoholic selection. Best of all, their service is exceptional!

47 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Vietnamese

Lola Cocina

Lola Cocina is a trendy Spanish restaurant in the heart of Crows Nest. It is best known among locals for its superb tapas and exceptional paella, which attracts hungry diners in droves. The venue is notable for its buzzy vibe and terrific decor which feature murals. It also has a superb menu of cocktails for those wanting to make a night of it

19 Falcon St Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Spanish

Salmon & Bear

Salmon & Bear is the dependable and comforting neighbourhood joint every suburb should have. Specialising in a range of delicious meat and fish that are grilled over charcoal, this fabulous venue offers soul food made with love. In addition to a takeaway section, the eatery is also fully licensed. So you can enjoy a mouthwatering meal in a casual and relaxed setting with your favourite tipple.

Shop5/105 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Modern Australian

The Stoned Crow

If you're after filling pub grub, you cannot go wrong at The Stoned Crow. This vibrant restaurant bar in Crows Nest has fantastic offers most days of the week, along with happy hours Monday to Sunday. So whether you're feeling a Sunday parma or drinks after work, the vibe at the Stones Crow is always on point.

39 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest 2065


The best of Mediterranean cuisine can be found on the menu at Turka. Whether it is Middle Eastern, Turkish, Italian or Greek you are in the mood for, the extensive selection has you covered. The venue is open for breakfast through to dinner. So, if you want to start your day with fried eggs and chorizo or finish with a shared plate of tapas, you can do.

4/6 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Xenos Restaurant

Xenos Restaurant has been an institution in Crows Nest for over 50 years. Still family-operated and owned, this wonderful eatery presents a delicious menu of modern Greek and Aussie cuisine that attracts an army of loyal diners every week. Given half a chance, regulars will wax lyrical about its Greek lamb, while its Spanakopita is legendary!

7 Burlington St Crows Nest 2065

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Milky Lane

Experience the best burgers in town and unforgettable desserts at Milky Lane. The trendy Crows Nest eatery whips up all your favourite comfort eats in an artistically nostalgic setting that will take you back to your teens. With eye-catching graffiti-covered walls and old school Hip Hop tunes playing, Milky Lane is ideal for your next catch up with your oldest buddies.

70 Alexander St Crows Nest 2065

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