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Top 50 restaurants in Australia

As rated by verified OpenTable diners

Creative dishes, unparalelled hospitality and one-of-a-kind dining experiences, OpenTable's 50 best resataurants in Australia 2018 consistently serve up all this and more, time and again. This year's top 50 were determined by analysing more than 126,000 reviews from more than 1,600 restaurants across Australia - all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:A Touch of Salt, Bistro Rex, Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Modern Australian, French, Australian
Neighborhoods:Townsville, Potts Point, Milawa
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A Touch of Salt

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Townsville
532 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was excellent. Loved everything. Highly recommend.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Brisbane / Queensland
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Bistro Rex

$$$$·French·
Potts Point
388 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Absolutely brilliant food. The service was excellent and the restaurant was wonderful. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants to eat French food.
94% recommended
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Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
274 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
My husband and I can’t stop raving 🙌🏻 Best fine dinning we’ve ever had
95% recommended
Great for Lunch in Melbourne / Victoria
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Cafe Sydney

$$$$·Seafood·
Sydney CBD
2,068 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Cafe Sydney is the most amazing restaurant with a magnificent view, fabulous service and food is 10/10. Best oysters that we have had in ages and they know how to cook fish. HighlyRead more
90% recommended
Seafood in Sydney / New South Wales
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Captain Moonlite

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Anglesea
344 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
Captain Moonlight is outstanding by any measure. Food is interesting and excellent and the location and venue spectacular
98% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
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Cecconi's Flinders Lane

$$$$·Italian·
Melbourne CBD
271 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
You cannot fault this restaurant - it is special in so many ways!
97% recommended
Business Meals in Melbourne / Victoria

CHISWICK - Woollahra

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Woollahra
1,067 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Love coming here, the food is consistently good and always look forward to coming back
95% recommended
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Chocolate Buddha

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
748 reviews
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
Only complaint is that no pho tofu is not on the menu. That was my favourite food and the main reason I would visit. Send me the recipe so I can make it please
96% recommended

Continental Deli Newtown

$$$$·European·
Sydney CBD
292 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Multiple visits to Continental confirm that consistency in service quality taste creativity maintains this gem as a local hangout for the Inner West community. Brilliant staff foodRead more
95% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Sydney / New South Wales

David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
336 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Our favourite restaurant in Melbourne- great food great ambience- all good
93% recommended
Best Overall in Inner East

Dead Ringer

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Surry Hills
283 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Very friendly and helpful staff. Delicious food - we had the feed me menu and the choices and sizes were fantastic. Would highly recommend to anyone.
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Sydney / New South Wales
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Donovans

$$$$·Modern Australian·
St Kilda
494 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Always consistently the best in every way possible.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Melbourne / Victoria

Eau De Vie Melbourne

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Melbourne CBD
352 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Wow outstanding experience. Loved the explanation of the cocktails and recommendations. Will definitely be back!
95% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Melbourne / Victoria

Elio's Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Carina Heights
456 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
As always, delicious and magical! Thoroughly enjoyed!
96% recommended
Best Overall in Brisbane / Queensland

French Saloon

$$$$·European·
Melbourne CBD
261 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Lovely service staff, and why weouldn't they be when they know the food and wine they are serving are top notch.
96% recommended
Business Meals in Melbourne / Victoria

Glasshouse

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Timbumburi
582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Worth the Drive
Excellent and I would recommend to all. Service and food brilliant.
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Sydney / New South Wales

Kepos & Co

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Waterloo
296 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Kepos & Co was phenomenal. The food was delicious, the service was superb, and the overall ambience and decor of the restaurant was beautiful. I had heard great things about this rRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Sydney / New South Wales

Kneading Ruby

$$$$·Italian·
Australia
784 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Amazing food and ambience! Always love organising dinner catchups here
98% recommended
Best Overall in Exclusive
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LP's Quality Meats

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chippendale
250 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
Absolutely out of this world! What an experience! Definitely go
98% recommended
Good for Groups in Sydney / New South Wales
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Lucy Liu Restaurant

$$$$·Asian·
Melbourne CBD
1,150 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Our waitress was amazing. Food was delicious and floating market cocktail amazing
94% recommended
Asian in Melbourne / Victoria

Mamasan Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·Asian·
Broadbeach
380 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
My wife & I were first timers & we could never write enough to compliment how good we felt our experience was. Food selection we were helped with & went with the Yin buffet. It wasRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Gold Coast

Mercado

$$$$·Spanish·
Sydney CBD
521 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Lovely venue was well looked after... the brie and truffles and the Kingfish were to die for, the service was a bit intrusive to the dining experience. Clearing of plates when notRead more
94% recommended
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Mjolner Melbourne

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Melbourne CBD
696 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
What an incredible experience, great atmosphere, food was top notch. Knowledgeable staff, great service. One thing I could say is if you want to improve the ambience over all. PlRead more
95% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Melbourne / Victoria

Mjølner Sydney

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Redfern
1,384 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful and helpful staff, food is amazing and the themed cocktails are certainly unique! Price is decent for the quality of the venue. Definitely make a booking if you are plannRead more
96% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Sydney / New South Wales

Momofuku Seiōbo - The Star

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
563 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The top 2 restaurants in Sydney. I will definitely come back.
89% recommended
Best Service in Sydney / New South Wales

Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill - Brisbane

$$$$·Steak·
Brisbane CBD
449 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great food and great service as always. Perfect setting and the balcony was the perfect place with the heaters and a nice breeze.
94% recommended
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Nour

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Surry Hills
586 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
The food was very tasty and we loved the atmosphere and the cocktails. However, our waiter wasn’t that friendly and we ordered our last cocktail but it was sitting on the bar for aRead more
94% recommended
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Osteria di Russo & Russo

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Enmore
406 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great location and food was amazing . Thank you Highly recommended it
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Sydney / New South Wales
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Osteria Oggi

$$$$·Italian·
Adelaide
818 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We had an amazing night celebrating an important milestone. They were so welcoming and so lovely to our 2 young kids. Food was absolutely delicious. Thank you so much for a lovely Read more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Adelaide / South Australia
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
269 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Beautiful food and lovely service Highly recommended!
96% recommended
Italian in Melbourne / Victoria

Pause Samford

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Samford
256 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
leave it to the chef.........so delicious and beautiful!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Brisbane / Queensland
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Pt Leo Restaurant

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Merricks / Merricks North
930 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Amazing food and even better service!
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Melbourne / Victoria
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Puerto

$$$$·Spanish·
Patterson Lakes
229 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Absolutely brilliant, loved everything about our dining experience. The food was delicious and the staff were wonderful in making sure I was looked after with gluten free options. Read more
93% recommended
Business Meals in Bayside
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Restaurant Hubert

$$$$·French·
Sydney CBD
316 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We had a great time at Hubert. The service was fabulous, food delicious, drinks amazing and we loved our waiter.
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Sydney / New South Wales
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Rick Shores

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Burleigh Heads
1,266 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
My business colleagues had only an hour or so available for lunch and some business discussions. Our waiter sorted out our choices for us, the ml was served quickly and without fusRead more
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Brisbane / Queensland

Rickys River Bar and Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Noosa Heads
705 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Superb! What a treat! We celebrated our wedding anniversary here and were absolutely delighted with our choice. The food was fantastic, the wait staff highly engaged and extremelRead more
92% recommended
Best Ambiance in Brisbane / Queensland

Rogue Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Brisbane CBD
409 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great place to celebrate a Birthday or special occasion. The staff were wonderful and checked if we had any food allergies before we placed our order. Would absolutely recommend RoRead more
99% recommended
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Rookie Eatery

$$$$·Australian·
Wollongong
271 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Beautiful food, great service. Not a cheap night out though.
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Sydney / New South Wales
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Sails Noosa

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Noosa Heads
984 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Our most favourite place to eat in Noosa. The sashimi and pavlova are amazing!
94% recommended
Scenic View in Brisbane / Queensland
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Season Restaurant

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Noosa Heads
218 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Great day had by all
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Brisbane / Queensland

Shobosho

$$$$·Asian·
Adelaide
636 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing food and great service. Always enjoy eating here
96% recommended
Best Overall in Adelaide / South Australia
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Italian·
Fitzroy
888 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
The set menu was a great range of dishes for our large group, the food was delicious, plenty and nice wine. We really enjoyed the birthday cake and were very happy with the servicRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria

Stokehouse Q

$$$$·Modern Australian·
South Brisbane
678 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
I’ve had the pleasure of dining at Stoke house a number of times now. The last time was approx 12 months ago and I thought the standard of food had dropped. After visiting again oRead more
91% recommended
Scenic View in Brisbane / Queensland

Sum Yung Guys

$$$$·Asian·
Sunshine Beach
2,278 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Spicy
Brilliant service! Great atmosphere! Delicious and innovative cocktails. Even better food-it seems like these guys have nailed the recipe for the perfect restaurant. Authentic modeRead more
98% recommended
Best Food in Brisbane / Queensland
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Sunda _

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Melbourne CBD
350 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Very accommodating, delicious food, quite pricey but good for a special occasion!
94% recommended
Best Food in Inner City

The Cape Kitchen

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Phillip Island
280 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Lunch
Great service, excellent setting and fantastic new menu
99% recommended
Great for Brunch in Melbourne / Victoria
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The Peacock Den

$$$$·Mediterranean·
The Basin
182 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Tapas
  • Cozy
We are locals and have eaten here before. The food is exceptional, no need to travel to the city for a great night out. Best restaurant and we are lucky to have it in The Basin
99% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
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The Woodhouse Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Bendigo
625 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
A perfect place to dine and celebrate good times with friends, family or business meetings. Staff are always amazing, food are great and ambiance is superb! Will keep coming back!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
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Tinamba Hotel

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Tinamba
298 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delicious food and fantastic service! We are planning to return again.
99% recommended
Best Value in Melbourne / Victoria
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Walter’s Steakhouse - Brisbane

$$$$·European·
Brisbane CBD
318 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
First visit but would highly recommend it to anyone. Excellent service from the staff and great food. I will be adding it to my list of best restaurants in the city.
96% recommended
Business Meals in Brisbane / Queensland
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