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  • Written by Destination NSW



With 12 new restaurants, cafes and food concepts opening at The Streets of Barangaroo over the next three months, the precinct is worth a visit. Restaurants and bars line the waterside Wulugul Walk and include Sydney’s first bar and bistro dedicated to vermouth, a Chinese dumpling house that uses native Australian ingredients, a sustainable seafood restaurant inspired by its historic surrounds, a fried chicken institution, and bustling street-food vendors. Here’s who to look out for: 

  • Cirrus: With a focus on fresh, sustainable seafood, dynamic chef duo Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrand’s latest venture is housed in ‘The Cloud’ building ,Noma Australia’s former location with views across the north end of Darling Harbour and Goat Island
  • Bel & Brio:  A unique food and wine lovers emporium, Bel & Brio features a fresh food marketplace, boutique wine store, eatery, bar and restaurant across an impressive 800 square metres.  Fresh vegetables and eggs are sourced from their own farm on the Central Coast
  • Lotus: Modern Chinese flavours combined with native ingredients are the focus of the menu at this dumpling house
  • Belles Hot Chicken: Formerly a pop-up, Belles has found a permanent home in Sydney on the Wulugul Walk. Fried chicken is served with a range of old-fashioned sides such as mac ‘n cheese, slaw and fries. All to be enjoyed with a glass of organic wine.
  • PHOMO: This bustling Vietnamese street-food restaurant and tapas bar serves up hometown favourites including Pho, salt and pepper quail and deep fried fish with chilli relish
  • Muum Maam: Translating to ‘Little Glutton’, this Surry Hills favourite is bringing popular Thai street-food to Wulugul Walk
  • Ume Burger: Chef Kirby Craig adds a unique Japanese twist to the humble burger elevating Ume Burger to celebrity status. Order the Ume Bacon Cheeseburger with cheese, rice vinegar pickles, lettuce and Ume’s special sauce to get the tastebuds tingling
  • BANKSII – Opening Mid October:  Drop into Sydney’s first bar and bistro dedicated to vermouth, with over 40 varieties to enjoy straight, mixed or martini style. This latest venture from chef Hamish Ingham and Rebecca Lines, the duo behind Surry Hills’ successful Bar H, features a Mediterranean focussed menu  incorporating botanical elements and ingredients
  • Zushi – Opening Mid October: Darlinghurst/Surry Hills favourite Zushi will be popular with sushi lovers, serving bento lunch boxes and contemporary share plates for dinner
  • Spiced by Billu’s - Opening Mid October: Love a good Indian curry? This suburban Sydney institution from Sydney’s Harris Park will serve up some of the best subcontinental cuisine in town
  • Born by Tapavino - Opening Late October: Lovers of Spanish wine, sherry and tapas will be drawn to this bustling wine bar which will have a similar vibe to the original Tapavino in Bulletin Place
  • love.fish - Opening Mid December: One of Sydney’s hidden secrets, love.fish will focus on sustainably sourced seafood and biodynamic wines. Sip on a selection of all-Australian cocktails featuring only native ingredients such a lemon myrtle, wattleseed and Australian desert lime

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