Quirky Restaurants in Sydney

As a city known for its unique atmosphere and idiosyncratic nightlife, it's no surprise that Sydney has its fair share of quirky places to eat. We're rounding up our pick of weird and wonderful restaurants, from circus-inspired diners and foliage-covered brunch spots to eateries boasting creative plates, crafty cocktails and even robot waiters.

Last updated on 11th March 2021


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A cool and casual restaurant in Sydney, Bastardo is the place to go for authentic Italian food in the heart of Surry Hills. Perfect for groups, you'll find them bringing a party atmosphere come the weekend as their Holt Street dining room packs out with friends getting their fill of fresh pasta, seafood and great wines.

A gorgeous destination in Bondi Beach, Bondi Hardware is the plant-filled paradise that your brunch dreams are made of. Grab a table on their leafy terrace and tuck into some of the prettiest plates of food in Sydney, with flower-topped avo toast and colourful brekky bowls washed down with fruity cocktails.

A cute and quirky place to eat in Bondi, Sefa offers a leafy escape from the area's bustling streets. Decked out in foliage and unique artwork, the pretty Sydney restaurant whips up a menu of fantastic food inspired by the Levant, from slow-cooked lamb shoulder to falafel and bitter greens.