Sydney Place – the latest food and beverage precinct in Sydney – boasts over 15 enticing restaurants, cafes, and bars. It has swiftly emerged as a go-to destination for food enthusiasts seeking everything from good coffee to delicious Japanese cuisine. Located close to Circular Quay, it’s easy to get to and is exceptionally well connected via all modes of transport, including light rail, buses and trains. 

1. Grab a coffee from Kingswood Coffee  – Sydney’s newest cafe Kingswood Coffee is serving up a bespoke roast from Sensory Lab, and invites a range of guest roasters to spice things up each month. 

Kingswood Coffee

2. Indulge in a croissant from Lode Pies  – Loved for its delicious sweet treats and flaky pies, Lode Pies in Sydney Place is serving up all your favourite baked goods including the classic Pain au Chocolat, its innovative Yuzu Bomb and its delicious Blueberry Tart. 

Lode Pies

3. Choose from over ten varieties of authentic laksa at Malay Chinese Noodle Bar – Cult-favourite, Malay Chinese has arrived in Circular Quay. Think Hainan Chicken Rice, Char Kway Teow, Sing Chow Mai and of course over ten varieties of authentic Malay laksa. It’s the perfect stop for your lunch break.

Malay Chinese

4.  Enjoy a delicious Japanese rice bowl at Dopa by DevonThere’s nothing more inviting than a warm, Japanese curry in the middle of winter. Devon is serving up a solid selection of generous rice bowls, as well as Japanese-inspired salads and curries. 

Dopa by Devon

5. Build your own brioche (or croffle!) gelato sandwich at C9 Chocolate & GelatoC9 has fast become the city’s most creative destination for gelato-based desserts. Order a brioche sandwich with your choice of gelato, a cronut gelato sandwich, or its famous croffle (croissant-waffle hybrid) served with gelato, strawberries, banana and chocolate drizzle. 

C9 Gelato Sydney

6. Have a tipple at Joel Bests’ new Japanese Whiskey Bar, Bar Besuto (coming soon) – Bar Besuto is the brainchild of renowned chef and seafood afficionado Joel Best (yes, the very same Joel from Bondi’s Best in Sydney’s North Bondi). 

Bar Besuto