Food & Drink Reviews

  • Cooked & Co Cafe Sans Souci

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Cooked & Co at Sans Souci is buzzing. There's a reason it's busy, mostly with locals. First up, you possibly couldn't find more helpful and friendl…
  • The Hungry Spoon

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Oatley cafe The Hungry Spoon is a popular delicious hang out for locals, and is worth a trip if you are in Sydney but out of the area. Open 7 days.
  • The Rio Bar Summer Hill

    Food & Drink Reviews
    The Rio Bar at Summer Hill wins our Sydney Scoop cocktail trifecta. Long lists of spirits specialising in gins and whiskies. Bar food ranges from snacks to mains.
  • Maggie's German Austrian Restaurant

    Food & Drink Reviews
    An historic Kings Cross institution, Maggie's is now moving beyond its German Austrian traditions.
  • Gavroche Chippendale

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Gavroche Chippendale is a traditional French bistro in the heart of Sydney, that offers excellence in food drinks and service.
  • Onikki Cafe Miranda

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Starting our new spring/summer 2021/2022 series of best Sydney cafes and Sydney brunches. Now that we can leave our LGA, it is exciting to get out and about. So, the Sydney Scoop team has made a commitment to explore more of Greater Sydney and Reg…
  • Best High Tea MODE Four Seasons

    Food & Drink Reviews
    High Tea is for me one of the great indulgences in life. Traditionally served at 3pm, High Tea or Afternoon Tea most usually includes scones with jam and cream, dainty sandwiches and bite size cakes. As an avid traveller in a different era, and ev…
  • Bar M

    Food & Drink Reviews
    "the young people, the crowd, the music… it’s like a cinema, it’s like La Dolce Vita all over again..." our No. 1 Sydney Scoop spot for a first date!
  • The Botanica Vaucluse

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Are you dreaming of a restaurant where you are welcomed as a warm friend; are provided with seamless friendly professional service; can relax in a pleasing to the eye environment; and dine on dishes that not only use fresh well-source…
  • I Feel Pretty

    Food & Drink Reviews
    “ No Matter how many times we hear “its on the inside that really counts”, woman know deep down its what’s on the outside that the whole world judges” and for Renee Bennett (Amy Schumer) she desperately wants to be one of the “pretty…
  • Still My Favourite Bar

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Four years since opening, three years (give or take a few months) since my last review, Knox Street Bar is still my Sydney favourite. It's not only everything a small bar should be, but perhaps has even blossomed as it has settled into its back st…
  • 18 Billion Old Fashioneds

    Food & Drink Reviews
    18 billion Old Fashioneds in one bar? You betcha. Before we checked in for our latest visit at Smoking Panda we checked out the Facey page of bar head Iain Guthrie who wrote the list and found this: "Hey math nerds, I need some help. …
  • Jardin St James Pop-Up

    Food & Drink Reviews
    The team behind King Street's Jardin St James have just launched a pop-up venture in Potts Point, adding some of Sydney's finest baguettes to the lunch time options around Kings Cros…
  • White Rabbit Sydney

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Café by day, wine bar by night, the White Rabbit has something for everyone. On a busy CBD corner, the veranda bar is the perfect place to people-watch no matter what time you visit. We were there for dinner on a Thursday night and the pl…
  • The Thirsty Wolf

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Newtown lovers take note - there's a new cocktail happy hour on King Street and it is a winner. Freshly opened bar The Thirsty Wolf has taken up residency near the Missenden Road corner and is tempting passersby with its daily happy hours …
  • Forest Lodge Hotel

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Located on a quiet corner but in walking distance from Parramatta Road and Sydney Uni, time to get yourself into Forest Lodge Hotel for a craft beer, boilermate or spirits, pool, trivia and a bite to eat.
  • Parsons Bar

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Scoop was there when Parsons Bar opened, and return now to this Potts Point favourite of ours to catch up on their latest menu offerings. Named after the elusive Mr Parsons, a …
  • Via Alta

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Via Alta literally means High Street (the same as the street where it is situated) and is a classic neighbourhood Italian trattoria. With bare tables and casual friendly service by day, transforming with white table cloths for a more elegant restaurant setting by night, the contemporary Northern Italian restaurant is a delicious joint venture from Alessandro Pavoni (Ormeggio and Chiosco) with talented Head Chef Alex Keene (MasterChef alumni and Ormeggio), and restaurateur Bill Drakopolous.
  • Via Napoli Surry Hills

    Food & Drink Reviews
    Via Napoli has been trading off "Voted Best Pizza in Sydney 2013 by Timeout Magazine" for the last few years, and in that time since winning the award in the year it opened, has expanded the operation from Lane Cove to add Hunters Hill and Crown S…
  • Kittyhawk Bar Sydney

    Food & Drink Reviews
    "That's what happens when you have beer taps" Kittyhawk Groups Operations Manager Dre Walters responded when I wondered why so many blokes were drinking beer. Week 2 at new Kittyhawk Bar Sydney, Friday afternoon 5pm and the new joint from the Lobo…