Category Archives: CBD – Circular Quay

Pei Modern, The Rocks

I wanted to try Pei Modern the last time I was down in Melbourne, but as luck would have it, Pei Modern has also opened up in Sydney now and is located in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel at the Rocks.

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Yayoi, Circular Quay

The Wagamama at Circular Quay has vacated its premises and in its place is a new branch of the Japanese chain called Yayoi which serves up “teishoku” meals a.k.a. meal sets. The menu is quite extensive and the photos make everything look pretty appealing.

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Bowery Lane, Sydney

One of the newest chic restaurants to hit Sydney is Bowery Lane, located right opposite Swine & Co in the banking district. Compact and charming, it features sleek dark interiors, small booths and an extensive menu covering brunch, dinner and cocktails. Tonight we’re trying a whole bunch of dishes from their dinner menu where a lot of the plates are designed for sharing – sooo excited!

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Tapa Vino, Circular Quay

Tapa Vino is a hidden gem in Bulletin Place at Circular Quay – as its name suggests, it is a thriving tapas restaurant with an impressive array of sherry to boot.

It’s been packed every time we’ve been in and it’s best to book in advance to avoid disappointment. Our booking secured us a lovely table on the upper level, which isn’t as bustling as the walk-in bar area downstairs, but is perfect for a group of friends to enjoy a great meal.

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A Taste Of The Dairy – Cafe Opera, InterContinental Hotel

Last year, Cafe Opera at the InterContinental Hotel introduced their “A Taste Of…” food series – a degustation showcasing and supporting local produce. After a successful last year, three more series have been introduced this year including:

  • A Taste of The Dairy – April 1st – 30th
  • A Taste of Head to Tail – May 19th – June 14th
  • A Taste of Foraged Feasting – July 14th – August 11th

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