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Downstairs Restaurant, Darlinghurst

The owners of The Hazy Rose cocktail bar have recently opened a new restaurant situated underneath, appropriately calling it Downstairs Restaurant, offering modern British fare. It’s even decked out in theme, from the bowler hat lamp shades to seating booths with curtains (like those on UK trains) to give it a British feel.

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The Ternary, Hotel Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

I’ve walked through Darling Harbour many times and have always noticed the big Novotel Hotel towering behind Harbourside Shopping Centre, but have never really thought of it as a dining destination. So when we were asked to check out their new restaurant, I was a bit sceptical about whether it would just be another hotel restaurant, or whether it would be able to stand on its own two feet.

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The Tall Lemongrass, Crows Nest

It’s been a while since I last visited The Tall Lemongrass, but memories of their amazing garlic rice still comes to mind whenever I hear their name. And three years later we’re back, but this time we’ve celebrating their five year anniversary with a special dinner curated by Chef and Owner Wendy Khouphongsy.

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Brighton the Corner, Petersham

Tucked away in the quiet suburb of Petersham is Brighton the Corner, a cafe suitably named so as it sits right on the corner of a block, next to a roundabout. It’s my first time visiting and it ticks all the boxes so far – plenty of free street parking, big and spacious and best of all, no lines.

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The Burger Shed, Mosman

Balmoral Beach is one of my all-time favourite beaches and every time I drive there, I always pass The Burger Shed. Characterised by large windows, white tiles and exposed brick, it feels like you’ve just walked into a beach house of some sort, despite it being located a good 15 minute walk from the actual beach.

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