Top Asian Restaurants to Try in Sydney for Friends and Families
Are you craving for a sushi or dumplings? Or drooling over bibimbap and mee goreng noodles? If you love Asian cuisine, we know a place that will satisfy your cravings. From classic Asian flavours and spices to contemporary fittings and modern twists, Sydney is the best place to explore and get your fix of Asian food. We tracked down some of the most recommended Asian restaurants in town so make sure to check it out!
If you want an authentic Chinese cuisine, Spice Temple must be your go-to place. A brainchild of celebrated chef Neil Perry, Spice Temple is famous not just for its western and northern Chinese style of cooking but also for its mysteriously dark and sexy dining area. Its iconic entrance and scenic ambience make each dining experience a night to remember. The food is also theatrical on its own and has its own distinct flavour and level of spiciness that suits everyone. Three shot chicken and the lamb and cumin pancake are table favourites. Egg noodles, dumplings and spring rolls make it feel like you’re exploring Sichuan, Yunnan and Guangxi, China at the same time.
Address: 10 Bligh Street, Sydney
Chinita Ria- Mood for Love
Love is definitely in Chinita Ria! From barely-lit romantic rooms to glass bottles of Cheong Chan Elephant brand dark soy sauce alongside marble Buddha, be ready to be swept off your feet in this Malaysian-themed restaurant. Its seductive setting of ancient wooden doors to vintage chophouse furniture has been a hit with food lovers! Each dish serves are made with love especially house favourite dishes’ mee goreng noodles and char koey teow. You can also pair your chicken satay skewers, which comes with a rich and spicy peanut sauce, with a cocktail of your choice (Lick Me, Love Bite or Kiss Kiss). The right place to fall in love, indeed!
Address: Level 6, Westfield Sydney, 188 Pitt Street, Sydney
678 Korean BBQ
For the best Korean dining experience, 678 Korean BBQ is here to serve! 678 Korean BBQ is the king of banchan. The kimchi, radish, salads, soups and anything that would land free on your table would make the food experience thrilling. You can also cook your own pork belly and marinated short ribs in a wooden-themed space, like what you see in your favourite K-drama. Of course, you would not want to miss the Cheoeum Cheoreom soju and the Hite Korean beer.
Address: Level 1 Pitt Street, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Sokyo, The Star
A taste of Tokyo, Japan in the gastronomic line-up of The Star— Sokyo is one of Sydney’s top Japanese Restaurant and is the home of finest sushi, sashimi, tempura and signature sake and handcrafted beers. Allow yourself to be lost in Sokyo while savouring the creation of chef Chase Kojima in a one-of-a-kind Japanese fine dining experience. The moody dining room with ink-dark stains and non-stop floorshow of sushi bar transport you back to the mountainous Japanese landscape. The casino-based Japanese diner also boasts aged Bluefin tuna, maple miso and fresh truffle shavings. Of course, have fun drinking sake and frosty beers to make the experience more Japanese-y!
Address: The Darling at the Star, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW
Asian cuisine is definitely a favourite to food-lovers. From avant-garde dumpling houses to contemporary dining options, Sydney is the best place to go. So anytime you drool over Asian flavour, make sure to get your cravings fix!