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The 10 Best Restaurants In Paddington, Sydney

The 10 Best Restaurants In Paddington, Sydney

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Paddington is located just three kilometres from Sydney’s CBD in the culturally diverse residential area that is shared by Darlinghurst and Surry Hills. It’s a hub of creativity, fashion, art and, of course, food. Whether it’s dinner, breakfast, lunch or a combination of two, the area’s chefs are creating interesting and innovative dishes at all hours. Read on to discover Paddington’s 10 best restaurants.

Love Supreme

Paddington has no shortage of pizza restaurants. This traditional Italian flat-bread dish is loved all around the world, but when there are so many choices for pizza places, it can be hard to know which one to go to. Love Supreme is a pizza joint that maintains the traditions of old-style Italian cooking along with great Italian wine in a cool, homely atmosphere where you’re invited to relax and journey to Italy through the authentic menu.


Love Supreme, 180 Oxford St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9331 1779

Print Room Restaurant

Print Room Restaurant takes you back to the Victorian era, at the end of the 19th century, with décor and furniture reflecting the lifestyle of the past bourgeoisie. Located on one of the primary fashion strips in Sydney, this bar and restaurant wows you with their incredible selection of great, classic cocktails, but the food is also a draw. Classic pub-style dishes are given a contemporary twist with subtle modern Australian flavors.


Print Room Restaurant, 9-11 Glenmore Rd, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9360 4467

Arthur’s Pizza Padington

Since 1974, Arthur’s Pizza Paddington has been serving the community with great, fresh pizza in Sydney’s southeast. Arguably the first pizza place to install a conveyor belt pizza oven that ensures perfectly cooked pizza every time, Arthur’s is renowned for quality. Although its interior may have changed since opening decades ago, this restaurant maintains the same friendly service and great food that it has had since its inception.


Arthur’s Pizza Paddington, 260 Oxford St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9332 2220


Head to the southern states of the USA without leaving Sydney. CHEEKYBURGER evokes that classic southern style with diner decor and pit stop elements, only in the middle of bustling Oxford Street. As the name suggests, you can find great burgers here, as well as many classic American bar snacks and desserts. Food isn’t all that’s needed to ensure the great American experience, you need classic, cold American beer as well, and that’s exactly what CHEEKYBURGER serves.


CHEEKYBURGER, 312 Oxford St, Sydney NSW, Australia +61 2 9331 7436


Since opening in the late 19th century, Bellevue has been one of the premier hotels in the region, and has improved over time to become a classy venue to come for drinks or dinner. After recently undergoing its second major refurbishment, it provides a warm and relaxing dining space, a friendly public bar and a contemporary style outdoor terrace where you can soak up the beautiful Sydney weather.


Bellevue, 159 Hargrave St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9363 2293

Four In Hand Hotel

Perfect for local and visiting foodies, Four in Hand Hotel, is a bar and restaurant that is a modern and elegant take on the classic local pub. Here you can come and catch a live showing of the biggest sporting games from cricket, AFL and rugby, while you enjoy one of their great local beers. Alternatively, this is a sport to try great Australian culinary creations along with one the wines from the detailed wine list.


Four in Hand Hotel, 105 Sutherland St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9326 2254

London Tavern & Brasserie

The London Tavern & Brasserie provides a vintage local pub style space, with classic food and local beers. Although it’s named after the capital city of England, and one of the things in the world that is most reminiscent of the English way of life, The London Tavern and Brasserie has nothing particularly English about it. The food is modern Australian and the interior is bright and simple, where the most important thing is good service and great food.

London Tavern & Brasserie, 85 Underwood St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9331 3200


Royal Hotel Paddington

The Royal Hotel Paddington, established in the late 1800s, has been one of the primary spots in Paddington for a great atmosphere, music, drinks, food and fun. This pub has gone through a lot of changes in its long history, recently being renovated to change its look to become more modern and sophisticated, as well as opening its rooftop to customers as a gorgeous rooftop bar with views over eastern Sydney.


Royal Hotel Paddington, 237 Glenmore Rd, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9331 2604


Named after the incredibly talented executive chef Guillaume Brahimi, Guillaume offers an elegant and sophisticated fine dining experience in the gorgeous, leafy suburb of Paddington. This restaurant paves the way for Paddington’s dining culture, setting the bar for excellence, using only the greatest produce and serving it immaculately with care and precision. The interior design is minimalist and traditional, offering a comfortable place to enjoy the brilliant dishes produced from the amazing talent in the kitchen.


Guillaume, 92 Hargrave St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9302 5222


Missy K

Unlike many restaurants throughout Australia that rehash the same flavours and food, tea and dumpling house Missy K specialises in modern, authentic flavours. Quality and freshness are things that are never compromised here, where the best, ethical and seasonal produce is used to create incredible dishes from Asian style salads, noodles, dumplings and rice paper rolls. You’re invited to dine in their modern and elegant dining area that is decorated tastefully with quirky artefacts, which reflect the huge range of flavours found in the food.


Missy K, Shop 1/160 Flinders St, Paddington NSW, Australia +61 2 9331 0064