Darling Harbour Restaurants

Of all the venues you can choose to dine at in Sydney, the best restaurants in Darling Harbour offer an experience that is a little bit more special. From upscale waterfront establishments offering exceptional fine dining to more relaxed eateries presenting a diverse selection of international cuisine, Darling Harbour Restaurants has plenty of choices. So, after a visit to the Sydney Harbour Marina or IMAX Sydney, head to The Promenade or Cockle Bay Wharf to see what gastronomic delights await you.

Adria Bar Restaurant

When the mood for top-quality Mediterranean food hits you, the Adria Bar Restaurant has you covered. This delightful venue has a lovely harbourside terrace. It presents a delicious menu of starters and mains, which you can enjoy in the casual and relaxed space with inventive cocktails. Try their juicy steak and ribs for a hearty feed.

The Promenade, Cockle Bay Wharf Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Mediterranean


Alegre Bar and Dining

Alegre Bar and Dining is a superb Mexican-inspired restaurant located on the second floor of the King Street Wharf. Providing sensational views of Sydney Harbour and intimate booth seating, the venue is a terrific destination for a relaxed lunch, casual dinner, or a couple of cocktails. Their share and bottomless menus offer lots of food variety.

21 Lime St Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Mexican


Atelier By Sofitel

Atelier is the signature dining offering within the Sofitel Sydney hotel. This elevated venue offers diners a chic, refined, French-inspired culinary experience against the spectacular Sydney city skyline. Dining here is a pleasure, with many people spending upwards of three hours enjoying the restaurant's superb five-course tasting menu.

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, Level 3/12 Darling Dr Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: French


Baia The Italian

Whether it be their classic mains, delectable cheese or superb range of wines, the menu at Baia The Italian is designed to be shared. Set within the beautiful Cockle Bay Wharf area of Darling Harbour, this waterside venue has a terrace and leather chairs. Their truffle gnocchi and chicken ripieno are two of their most popular dishes.

114 Cockle Bay Wharf Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Italian


Blackbird Cafe

For the sheer beauty of its water views, there is no better place to enjoy brekkie, lunch or your main meal of the day than at Blackbird Cafe. Set within Cockle Bay, this jazzy venue occupies a massive space with a big central bar, balcony and bright yellow chairs. The modern Aussie food menu has dishes like chicken espatada and BBQ pork ribs.

Level 1, Cockle Bay Wharf Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Modern Australian


Cafe del Mar

Over at Cafe del Mar, they pride themselves on offering one of the best night's out in Sydney. This stylish designer venue has a restaurant that serves superb Mediterranean cuisine on an outdoor terrace that showcases marvellous views of the water. Focusing on clean and fresh flavours, their squid ink risotto & grilled tuna are popular dishes.

35 Wheat Rd Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Mediterranean


Casa Ristorante Italiano

With a capability of seating 350 people and further standing room for 450 people, Casa Ristorante Italiano is a place that is always buzzing. This fantastic Italian waterfront restaurant is a great place to go for after-work drinks or dinner. Its terrace is heated, so can be used year-round, while its wood-fired oven makes superb gourmet pizzas.

42/48 The Promenade Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Italian


Georges Mediterranean Bar & Grill

Georges Mediterranean Bar & Grill is another venue that offers white tablecloths and a patio area for dining by the waterfront. For several years, this terrific Greek restaurant has been dishing up an authentic menu of fantastic Mediterranean fare from its spot within the King Street Wharf. Pick from dining or banquet menus.

3 The Promenade Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Mediterranean


Harajuku Gyoza Beer Stadium

Want somewhere to eat that has a fun atmosphere and sensational food? Then consider popping into the Harajuku Gyoza Beer Stadium. While its name might sound like somewhere you'd watch MMA, it is, infact, a fabulous casual restaurant and bar that specialises in delicious Japanese-style izakaya share plates & cold beer from its in-house brewery.

1/14 Darling Dr Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Japanese


Helm Bar & Bistro

The Helm Bar & Bistro prides itself on being the best waterfront venue in Sydney. So it is a terrific place to visit for lunch, dinner or a drink with your friends. Spread across two levels, the venue features bar stools, timber decking and incredible water views. They also present a terrific food menu of pub fare, pizzas, and a classy wine & cocktail list.

Aquarium Wharf, 7 Wheat Rd Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Modern Australian


Jordon's Seafood

If you love seafood, there is no better place to eat in Darling Harbour than at Jordon's. This charming venue proudly presents the best offerings from the ocean on a menu that features dishes made via a unique method of chargrilled cooking. Signature dishes include sesame swordfish, black cod, grilled lobster and delicious king prawn bbq skewers.

6/32 The Promenade Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Seafood


Lal Qila

Situated within the King Street Wharf, Lal Qila is a venue that brings together the best Indian and Pakistani food. Showcasing the culture and food of both countries, everything about this restaurant is 10/10 - including the menu, ambience, service and decor. Their biryani is legendary, while their Lahori Machli and Peshawari Lamb Boti are also popular.

30 Lime St Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Indian


Meat District Co

If you are the kind of person who loves steak, ribs and burgers that you need two hands to lift, you'll love dining at the Meat District Company. Set within a slick brick and wood space that spreads across two floors and has a balcony, the venue serves fantastic, perfectly cooked food and a good drinks list at prices that shouldn't break the bank.

3/11 Lime St Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Steak


Mecca Bah

The exotic world of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine awaits you at Mecca Bah. Offering an exotic menu of dishes that will salivate your mouth in anticipation, diners can enjoy a wide and excellent selection of tagines and mezze. Cocktails like their Beirut Berry and Marrakesh Kiss, expertly made by their mixologists, make a perfect pairing.

32 The Promenade Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Middle Eastern


Mister Percy

Found within the Woolstore 1888, Mister Percy is a classy neighbourhood restaurant and wine bar that boasts vintage decor and a genteel ambience. A terrific place to come for date night, the venue showcases a selection of Mediterranean coastal-inspired dishes meant for sharing. It also boasts a robust wine list and professional, attentive staff.

139 Murray St Pyrmont 2009

Cuisine: Modern Australian


Nick's Seafood Restaurant

A favoured venue for many at Cockle Bay Wharf, Nick's Seafood Restaurant is a fabulous al fresco joint down by the water, specialising in oysters and seafood baskets. Presenting superb views, the wait staff's friendly and professional service ensures your meal experience is a pleasant one. As well as seafood, they also offer juicy chargrilled steaks.

The Promenade, Cockle Bay Wharf Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Seafood


Planar Restaurant

Situated right by the harbour, the buzzy Planar Bar & Restaurant is a unique venue you should visit. With a food menu that takes you on a journey through five different continents, diners are in for a culinary adventure like no other. The venue itself comprises Mediterranean-inspired d├ęcor and a lovely alfresco dining area, creating a relaxed vibe.

14 Darling Dr Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Modern Australian


Steersons Steakhouse

Tucked away in the King Street Wharf, Steersons Steakhouse is a terrific place to visit when you fancy a nice, juicy hunk of meat. This modern and bright Aussie venue has a refined air, with crisp white tablecloths and ambient lighting, making it a lovely venue for a relaxed meal. While specialising in classic cuts of steak, they also do great seafood.

17 Lime St Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Steak


The Malaya

A favourite local hang-out on the King Street Wharf, The Malaya is a modern venue with a big balcony showcasing superb harbour views. They specialise in a sumptuous range of Malay dishes, presenting a menu that includes classics like San Choy Bow, Szechuan chicken and their delicious Singapore Noodles that will give your soul a hug.

39 Lime St Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: South East Asian


The Ternary

Residing in the plush surroundings of the Novotel Sydney, The Ternary is a sophisticated hotel restaurant with stunning glass-walled rooms that convey superb city views. It presents a chic and upscale food menu for diners of contemporary Australian dishes that are perfectly matched with a terrific range of internationally sourced wines.

100 Murray St Pyrmont 2009

Cuisine: Modern Australian


Zoha Food and Wine

Another terrific dining venue you should visit within the King Street Wharf is Zoha Food & Wine. Priding itself on being a place where exceptional food and happy vibes meet in perfect harmony, this is a go-to destination for many Sydneysiders. Their menu features a mix of seafood, tapas and grilled meats, best enjoyed on its waterfront patio.

19 Lime St Darling Harbour 2000

Cuisine: Modern Australian