Good Food Guide 2022: Full list of NSW restaurants

Automata in Chippendale.
Automata in Chippendale. Photo: Nikki To

This time, there are no scores and no hats. But if it's in the Guide, it's good.

Sydney

City

  • Alpha
  • a'Mare
  • Aria
  • Automata
  • Bennelong
  • Bentley Restaurant and Bar
  • Bistecca
  • Bornga
  • Caysorn
  • Chat Thai
  • Chinese Noodle House
  • Chophouse
  • Cirrus Dining
  • Do Dee Paidang
  • Esteban
  • Ester
  • Felix
  • The Gantry
  • The Gidley
  • Glass Brasserie
  • Haco
  • Ho Jiak
  • Hubert
  • Jimmy's Falafel
  • Kiroran Silk Road Uyghur Restaurant
  • Kitchen By Mike
  • Kuon Omakase
  • Kuro Dining
  • Lana
  • Long Chim
  • LP's Quality Meats
  • LuMi Dining
  • Mamak
  • Monopole
  • Mr Wong
  • Nobu
  • Quay
  • Ragazzi Wine & Pasta
  • Restaurant Leo
  • The Restaurant Pendolino
  • Rockpool Bar & Grill
  • Seta
  • Sokyo
  • Spice Temple
  • Sushi e
  • Tetsuya's
  • Tempura Kuon
  • Uccello
  • Woodcut
  • Xi'an Biang Biang​
  • Yoshii's Omakase​
Baccomatto Osteria, Randwick
Restaurateur Mauro Marcucci 
PR pix

The beloved Baccomatto Osteria's taste of Italy. Photo: Supplied

EAST

Eastern beaches

  • A Tavola
  • Baccomatto Osteria
  • Charcoal Fish
  • Clove Lane
  • Coogee Pavilion
  • Fish Shop
  • Icebergs Dining Room and Bar
  • Lola's Level 1
  • Mimi's
  • Moxhe
  • Ode
  • Peppe's
  • Sean's
  • Totti's
  • Una Mas
Terry Durack review at Bills at Double Bay. 11th June 2021. Photo: Edwina Pickles / Good Food

Bills in Double Bay. Photo: Edwina Pickles

Inner east

  • 10 William St
  • Alberto's Lounge
  • Amalfi Way
  • The Apollo
  • Arthur
  • Bar Vincent
  • Bastardo
  • Bibo Wine Bar
  • Bills
  • Bistro Rex
  • Bistrot 916
  • The Boathouse Rose Bay
  • Brasserie Fitz
  • Buon Ricordo
  • Catalina
  • Chaco Bar
  • Chin Chin
  • China Doll
  • Chiswick
  • Cho Cho San
  • Dear Sainte Eloise
  • Ezra
  • Farmhouse Kings Cross
  • Firedoor
  • Franca
  • Fratelli Paradiso
  • Fred's
  • Gaku Robata Grill
  • Hotel Centennial
  • Kisuke
  • Lankan Filling Station
  • Love, Tilly Devine
  • Margaret
  • Marta
  • Metisse
  • Moon
  • Ms. G's
  • Nomad
  • Nour
  • Otto Ristorante
  • Poly
  • Porcine
  • Porteno
  • Red Lantern on Riley
  • Ria Pizza + Wine
  • Sagra
  • Saint Peter
  • Sang By Mabasa
  • Spice I Am
  • Sunday
  • Ursula's
  • Wyno x Bodega
  • Yellow
Mud crab with black pepper curry from Amah by Ho Jiak, available on the Chatswood restaurant's takeaway menu for lockdown. 

Amah pays respect to Malaysia's Nonya cuisine.  Photo: Supplied

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NORTH

North shore

  • Amah by Ho Jiak
  • Annata
  • Bathers' Pavilion
  • Bao Dao Taiwanese Kitchen
  • Berowra Waters Inn
  • Bert's
  • Boronia Kitchen
  • Chatswood BBQ Kitchen
  • Haidilao
  • Jugemu and Shimbashi
  • Manpuku
  • Myeong Dong
  • Nilgiri's
  • Ormeggio at The Spit
  • Ryo's Noodles
  • Sushi Oe
  • Taipei Chef
  • Via Alta
  • Via Napoli
  • Yang's Ramen and Tacos
Terry Durack review at Bar Elvina, Avalon Beach. 4th Feb 2021. Photo: Edwina Pickles / SMH Good Food

Bar Elvina, Avalon Beach. Photo: Edwina Pickles

Northern beaches & inner north

  • Bar Elvina
  • Barrenjoey House
  • Busta
  • Clareville Kiosk
  • Cottage Point Inn
  • Jonah's
  • Pilu at Freshwater
  • Queen Chow Manly
  • Wine Room at Manly Greenhouse
Kepos Street Kitchen's falafel pita is perfect for lunch after exercise in Redfern Park.

Kepos Street Kitchen's falafel pita. Photo: Sevak Babakhani

SOUTH

Inner south

  • Ayam Goreng 99
  • Banh Xeo Bar
  • Itacate & Mexican Deli
  • Kepos and Co
  • Kepos Street Kitchen
  • Pino's Vino e Cucina
  • RaRa Ramen
  • Ron's Upstairs
  • The Sunshine Inn
  • Yan
Jennifer Soo – Tue, 19. October 2021 12:00 AMSL Tan Viet Noodle House 077.jpg***EMBARGOED FOR SUNDAY LIFE, NOVEMBER 8/20 ISSUE***
Life Loves : It’s no wonder Tan Viet’s crispy skin chicken ($16) is a crowd favourite, the golden, paper thin skin reveals tasty, succulent chicken. Add noodles, soup and fresh herbs and we’re in heaven. 74 Tumbalong Boulevard, Haymarket. tanviet.com.au
Photograph by Jennifer Soo (photographer on contract, no restrictions)

Egg noodles and crisp-skinned chicken at Tan Viet. Photo: Jennifer Soo

South & south-west

  • Albee's Kitchen
  • Alphabet St
  • Hai Au Lang Nuong
  • Phu Quoc
  • The Pines
  • Queen Margherita of Savoy
  • Tan Viet Noodle House
  • Tuong Lai
Pizza marinara at Bella Brutta, scattered with Ortiz anchovies.

Pizza marinara at Bella Brutta, with extra Ortiz anchovies. Photo: James Brickwood

WEST

Inner west

  • Abhi's
  • Bakehouse Garden
  • Bella Brutta
  • Cafe Paci
  • Colombo Social
  • Continental Deli Bar and Bistro
  • Emma's Snack Bar
  • Faheem Fast Food
  • Gigi Pizzeria
  • Glebe Point Diner
  • Hartsyard
  • Kindred
  • Little Lagos
  • Lucky Kwong
  • Mas Tinto
  • Number 92
  • One Penny Red
  • Pepito's
  • Pistou
  • Pizza Madre
  • Queen Chow
  • Rising Sun Workshop
  • Rosso Pomodoro
  • Shanghai Night
  • Sixpenny
  • Stanbuli
  • Sydney Cebu Lechon
  • VN Street Foods
Terry Durack review at Lilymu in Parramatta Square. 12th Nov 2020. Photo: Edwina Pickles / SMH Good Food.

Parramatta's electric, eclectic Lilymu. Photo: Edwina Pickles

West

  • An Restaurant
  • BBQ One
  • Chatkazz
  • CicciaBella
  • Fujian Shaxian Snacks
  • Khaybar
  • Lao Village
  • Lilymu
  • Peranakan Place
  • Ruse Bar and Brasserie
  • Temasek
  • Traditional Cantonese Taste

ACT and regional

BLUE MOUNTAINS

  • Ates
  • Darley's Restaurant
  • High Hopes Roadhouse

CANBERRA & SURROUNDS

  • Aubergine
  • Bar Rochford
  • Corella
  • Italian and Sons
  • Pilot
  • Raku
  • Rebel Rebel
  • Rizla
  • Temporada
  • XO

CENTRAL COAST

  • Osteria Il Coccia
  • The Lucky Bee
  • Woy Woy Fishermen's Wharf

CENTRAL WEST

  • 29 Nine 99 Yum Cha and Tea House
  • Antica Australis
  • Charred Kitchen and Bar
  • Schoolhouse Restaurant at The Union Bank
  • Sister's Rock at Borrodell Estate
  • The Zin House

HUNTER REGION

  • Bistro Molines
  • Eremo
  • Hunters Quarter
  • Margan Restaurant
  • Muse Kitchen
  • Muse Restaurant
  • EXP.
  • Restaurant Mason
  • Rick Stein at Bannisters
  • Scottie's
  • Subo
  • The Flotilla

NORTH COAST

  • Bar Que Sera
  • Beach Byron Bay
  • Cadeau
  • Daughter in Law
  • Frida's Field
  • Harvest
  • Karkalla
  • La Casita
  • Lola Dining
  • No. 35 Kitchen and Bar
  • Oma
  • Paper Daisy
  • Pipit
  • Raes Dining Room
  • The Stunned Mullet
  • Three Blue Ducks at The Farm

SOUTH COAST

  • Babyface Kitchen
  • Bangalay Dining
  • Banksia Restaurant
  • The Blue Swimmer
  • Franco Pizza Bar
  • Gwylo
  • The Milton Hotel
  • Restaurant Santino
  • Rick Stein at Bannisters
  • Small Town Food + Wine
  • South on Albany
  • Valentina

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS & TABLELANDS

  • The Argyle Inn
  • Birch
  • Eschalot
  • Grazing
  • Laggan Pantry
  • Paste
  • Three Blue Ducks at Nimbo Fork

This list, plus the full reviews, feature in the Good Food Guide 2022 magazine published on November 30 with presenting partners Citi and Vittoria Coffee, and free with The Sydney Morning Herald. Also on sale from December 7 in newsagents and supermarkets.