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12 Best Seafood Restaurants in Sydney | Man of Many

Josh Niland’s highly acclaimed seafood-only restaurant Saint Peter only serves seafood. The restaurant features an innovative menu that focuses on fresh, sustainable seafood with nose-to-scale cookery, nothing is wasted here. The menu has many seafood favourites like oysters and many more, but it also includes Saint Peter’s famous fish charcuterie which includes Moonfish guanciale, kingfish liver pâté and albacore tuna ‘nduja on toast among other cured delights.

1. Saint Peter

The Harbourfront Seafood Restaurant Sydney offers premium fresh seafood with picture-perfect vistas of the harbour. Try one of the many premium seafood platters while taking in iconic Sydney Habour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. If you are not in the mood for a seafood platter, why not try the XO butter whole lobster, the butterflied eastern king prawns or maybe the grilled Moreton Bay bugs.

2. Harbourfront Seafood Sydney

Situated on the waterfront at Barangaroo South, Cirrus is a contemporary seafood restaurant. The menu showcases sustainably caught seafood and the finest seasonal produce from local growers, with dishes like the Rainbow Trout with Citrus and Trout Roe Butter Sauce and Steamed Baby Barramundi with Radicchio and Red Wine Sauce. The menu also caters for non-seafood eaters and vegetarians.

3. Cirrus

Sailmaker brings the area’s rich heritage of fishing to life through its fresh produce and abundant seafood selection. Its harbourside location sets the perfect backdrop and creates an amazing dining experience. Working closely with fishermen and farmers throughout New South Wales, the restaurant has created a simple and refined menu that celebrates some of Australia’s best produce. We recommend dishes like champagne lobster with creamy ranch dressing and a range of seafood platters.

4. Sailmaker

Flying Fish at The Star takes you on a culinary journey where you’ll discover the very best from Australian and New Zealand waters with an Asian flavour twist. The menu here is full of amazing dishes like the tasty seafood platters or Give the well-loved Flying Fish mud crab with black pepper and curry leaves a try. There is also an extensive wine menu that focuses on accompanying the premium seafood on offer here.

5. Flying Fish

Giovanni Pilu faultless Italian restaurant Pilu At Freshwater is known for having both the best Italian and the best seafood in Sydney. The menu here uses the freshest Australian seafood along with some amazing meat cuts. The menu is full of amazing dishes such as hand-rolled fregola with rock lobster, tomato and salmon roe or why not give the Sa Cassola a try, this traditional Sardinian fish broth has a selection of fresh fish and shellfish.

6. Pilu At Freshwater

Known as Australia’s home of seafood, The Sydney Fish Markets is a large marketplace that features shops and stalls for Fresh seafood. Most Seafood restaurants get their fish here so why not visit and see for yourself. The Fish markets are also home to a number of restaurants that showcase the amazing food on offer here like Doyles and Fisherman’s Wharf to name a few.

7. Sydney Fish Markets

Since 1929, Jonah’s Restaurant has served amazing fresh seafood to the likes of Joan Collins all the way to Justin Bieber. The menu here celebrates the sea with dishes like grilled prawns with bisque béchamel, all the way to a three-tiered seafood platter stocked with oysters, scallops, octopus, lobster, prawns, sashimi and more.

8. Jonah’s Restaurant

Beginning as a six-month pop-up North Bondi Fish has fast become an iconic seafood eatery serving creative dishes. The menu here is full of classics like Fish’n’chips, Moreton Bay bugs with XO and even sashimi.

9. North Bondi Fish

For almost three decades Lugarno Seafood has been serving fresh and tasty seafood daily. Perched upon the Georges River, the views set the scene for a perfect meal. The menu here includes amazing dishes like Pan Grilled Tasmanian Salmon Fillet with warm potato salad & salsa verde or maybe give the whole lobster mornay with a side seasonal steamed green vegetables. The menu here also appeals to all tastes and not just seafood lovers.

10. Lugarno Seafood

Darren Robertson’s Restaurant Rocker Bondi serves up some amazing dishes and treats. The seasonal menu here is filled with regular specials and some classics on rotation all made with fresh ingredients. The all-day lunch and dinner service starts from noon, serving some fresh oysters, tasty salads or the choice of fresh fish of the day and a rotating steak cut on offer.

11. Rocker Bondi Barangaroo is loved by many for its affordable and sustainable seafood offerings. Plus the beautiful waterfront setting doesn’t hurt either. The menu here features local oysters, crustaceans, raw fish, whole fish and even platters that are all sourced from environmentally responsible fisheries.

12. Barangaroo

What is the best seafood restaurant in Sydney?

There are many great seafood restaurants in Sydney, but the best would have to be Saint Peter for its innovative menu that focuses on fresh, sustainable seafood.

What is the best seafood restaurant in Circular Quay?

The best seafood restaurant in Circular Quay would have to be Harbourfront Seafood Restaurant Sydney. The premium fresh seafood here makes it a must visit.

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