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The 10 Best Restaurants In Alexandria, Sydney
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The 10 Best Restaurants In Alexandria, Sydney

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Sydney suburb, Alexandria is becoming increasingly popular with hip, creative types, thanks to its galleries and great markets. Within easy reach of the city center, it is also now at the forefront of Sydney’s culinary scene and well worth a visit. We list 10 of the best restaurants to explore here.
Fratelli Fresh
Fratelli Fresh | © Alpha/Flickr

Café Sopra at Fratelli Fresh

For simple, authentic Italian food, there’s no where better than Café Sopra at Fratelli Fresh, a trendy Italian café located inside a market-style supermarket. With its comfortable and welcoming atmosphere, it’s easy to relax and unwind over a glass of wine and a dish of your choice from their delicious menu. There is also an outdoor terrace where you can enjoy those summer evenings.

52 Mitchell Rd Alexandria NSW 2015 Australia‎ + 61 2 9699 3174

Café Sopra at Fratelli Fresh ©fratellifresh
Café Sopra at Fratelli Fresh | ©fratellifresh

Yum Yai

For delicious Thai food at an equally good price, why not try Yum Yai. This modern, trendy restaurant serves up all your Thai favourites, including Pad Kee Mao and Thai beef curry, both packed with flavor. It’s BYOB (bring your own bottle) but they also serve a range of soft drinks.

45/72 Botany Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9698 1211

Yum Yai Salad ©T.Tseng
Yum Yai Salad | ©T.Tseng


Set in a fantastic location, with outdoor seating available to enjoy it, Bitton is the perfect place to come for an couples date or family outing. The staff are friendly and accommodating, and the whole place exudes a casual, comfortable yet sophisticated atmosphere. Choose a dish from their outstanding menu and pair it with a glass from their extensive selection of imported French wines.

36-37A Copeland St, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9519 5111

Chocolate Mousse
Chocolate Mousse | © Lauren Bosak/Flickr

Vicinity Dining

Vicinity Dining is the perfect place to eat, whether you’re in the mood for a sophisticated dinner in the indoor restaurant, or a casual meal on the outside terrace. The decor is spectacular, with high ceilings, glass panelling, trendy lighting and a huge, beautiful island bar, with glass shelving laden with glasses and plants suspended from the ceiling.

90 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9002 1333

The Copper Mill

For rustic dining with a Peruvian feel, why not try The Copper Mill, whose menu is bursting with the tastes of South America. Serving up consistently delicious dishes, choose from their menu or daily specials board and prepare to be blown away by brilliantly blended aromas and spices. For a traditional dish, try the Succotash which is packed with fantastic flavors.

Suite B, 338-356 Mitchell Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9517 3214

Interior dining | Courtesy of The Potting Shed
Interior dining | Courtesy of The Potting Shed

The Potting Shed

Located in a former, industrial precinct from the 1920s, The Grounds of Alexandria is a landmark coffee roastery, café and sustainable garden known for its abundance of fresh produce and hands-on experiences. And right in the middle of this rustic haven is The Potting Shed: an all Australian barbecue extravaganza. The venue is visually stunning, built to look like a greenhouse, both the decor and the menu is garden-themed and the whole place is buzzing with a cool and casual ambience. The food is all fresh, locally sourced and always presented beautifully.

41 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9699 2225

Cipro Pizza al Taglio

For a casual dining experience with fantastic pizza, look no further than Cipro Pizza al Taglio. With their central, open-plan kitchen and wood fired oven, the pizzas at this place are phenomenal. Their menu is brimming with everything from the classics that you know and love to some more unusual and original pizza’s such as pork ragu or even potato! Specializing in the classic Roman-style, with a thick base and crispy crusts, the pizzas here are not to be missed.

21 Fountain St, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9698 4183

The Brewery Bar, Rocks Brewery Company

Whether you’re looking for a drink or a bite to eat too, the Brewery Bar is the perfect spot. While specializing in authentic Australian craft beer, its also serves up an assortment of classic American dishes, from burgers to sliders and even a roast on Sundays. Although technically a bar, this place is great for families too thanks to its laid back atmosphere and cool, casual vibe.

Zepplin Building II, 160 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9669 3600


If you love Vietnamese food, then Photown is the place for you. Serving simple, inexpensive but beautifully presented dishes such as the delicious Beef Pho there are plenty of great options and you’re sure to enjoy you meal here. The staff are all friendly and helpful and the restaurant is stylish and clean.

94 McEvoy St, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9690 0718

Vietnamese Food ©Rex Roof
Vietnamese Food | ©Rex Roof

Camelia Grove Hotel

Known by the locals as ‘the Cammy’, the Camelia Grove Hotel has been a long-standing favourite in Alexandria for many years. With its beer garden and low-key interior, this place is great if you’re looking for somewhere different to the new, trendy bars that have popped up in Australia in recent years.

146 Henderson Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia +61 2 9516 5611

Camelia Grove Hotel ©Newtown grafitti
Camelia Grove Hotel | ©Newtown grafitti